Media Statements

Ranger Cameron Sloan, Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon and a rare bridled nailtail wallaby.
Sat 06 Feb 21 at 12:20 PM

Queensland’s Natural Wonders Open and Good to Go

Travel-hungry Australians are being urged to visit Queensland to experience its unique and beautiful national parks and wildlife attractions.
Record line up for Bundaberg Cup
Sat 06 Feb 21 at 09:15 AM

Record line up for Bundaberg Cup

This weekend more than 900 touch footballers from across Queensland are in Bundaberg for the sixth Bundaberg Cup.
New depot and substation upgrade powers Whitsundays recovery
Fri 05 Feb 21 at 06:00 PM

New depot and substation upgrade powers Whitsundays recovery

The Palaszczuk Government will bring forward a $24 million upgrade of the Cannonvale substation as the local Ergon Energy crew prepares to relocate to a new depot closer to the Airlie Beach tourism hub.
Bingera Football Club scores upgrade for centenary
Fri 05 Feb 21 at 04:22 PM

Bingera Football Club scores upgrade for centenary

Refurbished playing surfaces and a lighting upgrade at their Bundaberg North training field are set to change the game for Bingera Football Club’s centenary year.
Macadamia nuts for Bundy tourism
Fri 05 Feb 21 at 04:14 PM

Macadamia nuts for Bundy tourism

Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Member for Bundaberg Tom Smith have dropped in on Macadamias Australia for a preview of Bundaberg’s next Southern Great Barrier Reef visitor experience which is already supporting jobs for the region’s COVID-19 economic recovery
Grand Chancellor report targets hotel quarantine improvements
Fri 05 Feb 21 at 02:35 PM

Grand Chancellor report targets hotel quarantine improvements

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has committed to implementing the recommendations in a report into hotel quarantine sparked by the infection of a worker in Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor.Minister D’Ath said the joint Queensland Health-Queensland Police Service report made seven key recommendations for improving training, procedures and hotel quarantine compliance.“While we’ve successfully contained the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster, we’re determined to learn ...
Road transport drives recovery and advanced manufacturing jobs
Fri 05 Feb 21 at 02:14 PM

Road transport drives recovery and advanced manufacturing jobs

Leading Trans-Tasman semi-trailer maker MaxiTRANS today opened a new advanced manufacturing facility in Ipswich, creating up to 70 new jobs thanks to Queensland Government support.
Curiocity Brisbane to generate $14m for local economy
Thu 04 Feb 21 at 05:32 PM

Curiocity Brisbane to generate $14m for local economy

Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has officially launched Curiocity Brisbane 2021, which is set to contribute $14 million to the local economy.
   	  QPS recognised for COVID-19 response 
Thu 04 Feb 21 at 05:12 PM

QPS recognised for COVID-19 response 

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) COVID-19 response has been recognised as an exceptional community safety initiative, receiving a Premier’s Award for Excellence.
Latest grants open for truth, healing and reconciliation
Thu 04 Feb 21 at 03:00 PM

Latest grants open for truth, healing and reconciliation

Queenslanders are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in grants as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation grants program.
Nitro World Games heats up in Brisbane
Thu 04 Feb 21 at 01:35 PM

Nitro World Games heats up in Brisbane

Elite action BMX, skate and scooter sport is coming to Queensland with the Nitro World Games at Suncorp Stadium this October.
Australian-first OMCG exit and prevention program launched
Thu 04 Feb 21 at 01:00 PM

Australian-first OMCG exit and prevention program launched

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, joined Commissioner Katarina Carroll today to officially launch Australia’s first exit program for former outlaw motorcycle gang members wanting a lasting way out of gang life.