Media Statements

We all play a part this Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month
Sat 01 May 21 at 10:00 AM

We all play a part this Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Queenslanders are being reminded that we all have a role to play in preventing domestic and family violence in our community as Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month gets underway today (1 May).
Another $25 million in grants for small business
Sat 01 May 21 at 09:30 AM

Another $25 million in grants for small business

The Palaszczuk Government has launched Queensland Small Business Month with three new grants programs worth $25 million over two years – making Queensland the place to be for small business.
New standards for safer, secure housing
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 05:40 PM

New standards for safer, secure housing

Minister for Public Works and Procurement Mick de Brenni has helped score a big win for millions of Australians today, with a majority of State and Territory Building Ministers agreeing to include a national minimum standard for new housing in the public comment draft of the National Construction Code 2022.
Browns Plains school and rugby club both benefit from sporting upgrades
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 02:00 PM

Browns Plains school and rugby club both benefit from sporting upgrades

As part of the Palaszczuk Government’s landmark Community Use of Schools Program, Browns Plains State School and Browns Plains Mets Rugby Union will both now use new sporting infrastructure built at the school.
Extraordinary assistance for Queensland's disaster-impacted primary producers
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 12:15 PM

Extraordinary assistance for Queensland's disaster-impacted primary producers

Primary producers across Queensland hit by recent floods and cyclones can now access Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Grants of up to $75,000 to support their recovery journey.
Preferred northern route for Coomera Connector confirmed
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 10:04 AM

Preferred northern route for Coomera Connector confirmed

An independent study of potential routes for the Coomera Connector’s northern section has confirmed the corridor already preserved for the future road as the preferred option.
Secure, reliable supply a priority for Queensland’s energy future
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 08:16 AM

Secure, reliable supply a priority for Queensland’s energy future

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed public consultation on proposed reforms to the National Electricity Market, which will help shape the future of Queensland’s energy supply.
Lowest fees and charges rise for more than a decade
Fri 30 Apr 21 at 08:00 AM

Lowest fees and charges rise for more than a decade

Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick has again announced the lowest increase to fees and charges for more than a decade.
Marine Rescue Services buoyed by $470k boost
Thu 29 Apr 21 at 03:30 PM

Marine Rescue Services buoyed by $470k boost

Queensland boating and marine enthusiasts will be safer on the water following the announcement of a $470,000 grant program for Volunteer Marine Rescue Squadrons and Coast Guard Flotillas to support emergency response capability.
More Holiday Dollars for Cairns visitors
Thu 29 Apr 21 at 12:42 PM

More Holiday Dollars for Cairns visitors

The Palaszczuk Government and Tourism Tropical North Queensland will offer tourism vouchers to 5000 tourists in the Far North in coming weeks as part of an extension of the region’s successful Cairns Holiday Dollars program.
Queenslanders urged not to be complacent with flu this year
Thu 29 Apr 21 at 11:30 AM

Queenslanders urged not to be complacent with flu this year

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath is urging Queenslanders to get the influenza vaccine to help protect against the flu over the winter months.
Queensland women’s voices on DFV to be heard
Thu 29 Apr 21 at 11:05 AM

Queensland women’s voices on DFV to be heard

Attorney-General and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Shannon Fentiman is inviting women to come forward and talk about their experiences dealing with the criminal justice system.