Media Statements

Queensland Police Service inducts 53 recruits into service
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 11:00 AM

Queensland Police Service inducts 53 recruits into service

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services the Honourable Mark Ryan MP today joined Commissioner Katarina Carroll to induct 53 recruits into the Queensland Police Service (QPS).
Game on for vaccinations
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 06:44 AM

Game on for vaccinations

Thousands of free tickets for this weekend’s NRL finals are up for grabs.There’s only one catch: you have to get vaccinated.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has thanked the NRL who will give away 3,000 double passes to anyone getting vaccinated at key centres starting from today.2,000 double passes for Friday’s game between the Sea Eagles and the Rabbitohs will be given away on Thursday 23 September at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Boondall and at a new vaccination centre openi...
Action commenced to cancel or suspend licence
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 06:15 AM

Action commenced to cancel or suspend licence

This evening I became aware of a matter relating to the application of the QBCC Fit and Proper Person Test to an individual as a result of a media article.
$4.43 million infrastructure upgrade for regional firefighters
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 05:22 PM

$4.43 million infrastructure upgrade for regional firefighters

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan MP and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Greg Leach officially opened the new $4.43 million Longreach Fire and Rescue Station today.
Loganlea TAFE vaccination hub
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 03:06 PM

Pop-up clinic at Loganlea TAFE boosts COVID-19 vaccine uptake

A mobile COVID-19 vaccine hub at the Loganlea TAFE campus is helping hundreds of migrant and refugee students get a COVID-19 jab.
Keeping power costs down forges foundry future
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 02:20 PM

Keeping power costs down forges foundry future

Keeping power costs down has helped secure the future of the east coast’s biggest foundry and decent, secure jobs for more than 100 Queenslanders.
Partnership boosts affordable housing stock in Bundaberg
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 01:10 PM

Partnership boosts affordable housing stock in Bundaberg

A new social housing unit complex has been completed four months ahead of schedule in Avenell Heights and will soon provide a safe, secure and sustainable home to 16 Queensland households.
Residents reap benefits of Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 01:00 PM

Residents reap benefits of Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade

The Bruce Highway north of Rockhampton has undergone a massive facelift, making it faster for locals to get in and out of the city’s northern suburbs.
First-of-its-kind Boeing Loyal Wingman facility set to land in Toowoomba
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 12:06 PM

First-of-its-kind Boeing Loyal Wingman facility set to land in Toowoomba

World aviation giant Boeing has selected Toowoomba as the preferred site for an uncrewed‑aircraft production facility which will be their first ever outside North America.
More walk-in vaccination options for Queenslanders
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 12:01 PM

More walk-in vaccination options for Queenslanders

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced more walk-in vaccination opportunities in more vaccine hubs in an effort to get more Queenslanders vaccinated.The Premier said walk-in patrons aged 12 and up are welcome across Metro North Health’s four COVID-19 vaccine clinics from today in a bid to expand vaccine options for Queenslanders.
QSBC, Minister Farmer and Mayor Power at the signing of the Small Business Friendly Council charter
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 11:40 AM

Logan City officially becomes a Small Business Friendly Council

Small businesses in Logan are set to benefit from a new Small Business Friendly Council (SBFC) commitment made by Logan City Council today.
Young Queenslanders called to help shape state’s future
Wed 22 Sep 21 at 11:30 AM

Young Queenslanders called to help shape state’s future

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on young people from communities across the state to help shape a more gender-equal future for all Queenslanders.