Media Statements

Surge in requests for family history records during COVID-19
Tue 12 Jan 21 at 11:24 AM

Surge in requests for family history records during COVID-19

Queenslanders have used the extra time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to look into their family history.
Country racing clubs set for $2.8 million windfall
Tue 12 Jan 21 at 07:23 AM

Country racing clubs set for $2.8 million windfall

Upgrades worth $2.8 million will create more than 100 local jobs at Queensland’s smallest and most remote country race clubs.
Australia and India pad up for Gabba Fourth Test
Mon 11 Jan 21 at 11:17 AM

Australia and India pad up for Gabba Fourth Test

The Australia versus India Fourth Test at the Gabba on Friday will go ahead.
Greater Brisbane lockdown ends tonight
Mon 11 Jan 21 at 09:11 AM

Greater Brisbane lockdown ends tonight

Greater Brisbane’s strict lockdown will end at 6pm tonight.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE IN RESPONSE TO WESTERN QUEENSLAND THUNDERSTORMS
Fri 08 Jan 21 at 01:00 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE IN RESPONSE TO WESTERN QUEENSLAND THUNDERSTORMS

Disaster assistance has been made available to speed up the recovery of communities in Western Queensland impacted by extreme rainfall leading up to, and continuing throughout, the Christmas period.
Urgent Steps to Keep Queensland Safe
Fri 08 Jan 21 at 08:29 AM

Urgent Steps to Keep Queensland Safe

Brisbane will enter a three-day lockdown to stop the spread of the highly contagious UK strain of COVID-19.
Minister de Brenni with Queensland seniors Brenda and Toya Hartley
Thu 07 Jan 21 at 07:00 PM

Energy rebates could put cash back in vulnerable Queenslanders’ pockets

Vulnerable Queenslanders are being urged to check their eligibility to receive the Palaszczuk Government’s electricity and gas rebates worth up to $416 per year.
Queensland Government funds world’s first biosecurity virtual laboratory
Thu 07 Jan 21 at 11:20 AM

Queensland Government funds world’s first biosecurity virtual laboratory

Queensland is at the forefront of a new project that could change the way biosecurity emergency responses are managed.
Fightback starts against fall armyworm
Thu 07 Jan 21 at 09:35 AM

Fightback starts against fall armyworm

The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) has received approval to import a biopesticide for research purposes, marking a significant step in the fight to combat fall armyworm (FAW).
DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR CYCLONE IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND
Wed 06 Jan 21 at 01:36 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR CYCLONE IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND

As Ex-Tropical Cyclone Imogen continues to track across the Cape York Peninsula, disaster assistance is available to local councils to recover and rebuild from major flooding in its wake.
Schools upgrade drives new work for tradies
Wed 06 Jan 21 at 12:31 PM

Schools upgrade drives new work for tradies

More than 40 independent and Catholic schools will be able to make $45 million worth of capital improvements, creating work for local tradies, thanks to a Queensland Government capital injection.
Community to have their say on new Brisbane school
Wed 06 Jan 21 at 12:07 PM

Community to have their say on new Brisbane school

Public consultation is now underway on the first new inner-suburban primary school in Brisbane in more than 60 years.