Media Statements

Minister hits the road to support small businesses
Sat 30 Jan 21 at 12:31 PM

Minister hits the road to support small businesses

Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Di Farmer is touring the state next month to exchange ideas and insights with small business owners as they drive economic recovery across the state.
$17.8 million upgrades to Archerfield Airport lands jobs
Fri 29 Jan 21 at 04:34 PM

$17.8 million upgrades to Archerfield Airport lands jobs

The Palaszczuk Government is co-investing in extending the runway and other infrastructure upgrades at Archerfield Airport, generating 50 construction jobs.
 Six Pfizer hubs announced for Queensland
Fri 29 Jan 21 at 12:39 PM

Six Pfizer hubs announced for Queensland

From Cairns to the Gold Coast – Queensland has major hospitals across the state ready to deliver the Pfizer vaccine to those of the highest priority.
Queensland communities get $16 million boost
Fri 29 Jan 21 at 12:01 PM

Queensland communities get $16 million boost

More than 690 Queensland community groups will benefit from $16 million in funding from the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants.
North Queensland mine expansion brings jobs gold rush
Fri 29 Jan 21 at 09:05 AM

North Queensland mine expansion brings jobs gold rush

More than 160 jobs and $50 million in goods and services are up for grabs as a North Queensland gold mine ramps up its expansion efforts.
Nest to ocean program to save more turtle hatchlings
Thu 28 Jan 21 at 01:04 PM

Nest to ocean program to save more turtle hatchlings

The Queensland Government is asking for innovative solutions to help protect marine turtle nests and hatchlings through the Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program.
750 North Queensland jobs a step closer
Thu 28 Jan 21 at 11:12 AM

750 North Queensland jobs a step closer

Around 750 construction jobs for North Queensland are a step closer after the $1.7 billion CopperString 2.0 project secured a major $17 million financing agreement with Korea Zinc Company Limited.
Queensland good to go for New South Wales
Thu 28 Jan 21 at 10:42 AM

Queensland good to go for New South Wales

Queensland will reopen to all of New South Wales at 1am on Monday, 1 February.
New Cairns State High sports complex readies for kick-off
Thu 28 Jan 21 at 10:06 AM

New Cairns State High sports complex readies for kick-off

Work is almost done on Cairns State High’s new $12 million Centennial Hall: Sports and Arts complex that will commemorate an Indigenous elder from more than 100 years ago.
Townsville businesses can-ing the fight against plastic
Thu 28 Jan 21 at 12:10 AM

Townsville businesses can-ing the fight against plastic

Townsville leads the charge as one of the strongest recycling communities in Queensland with more than 173,000 pieces of plastic removed from the environment.
Tackling a new era for QBFP in Townsville
Wed 27 Jan 21 at 04:30 PM

Tackling a new era for QBFP in Townsville

North Queensland’s boating and fishing communities will be better serviced with the official opening of the new Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol depot.
Hundreds of jobs on offer at Townsville stadium
Wed 27 Jan 21 at 02:30 PM

Hundreds of jobs on offer at Townsville stadium

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today urged North Queenslanders to apply for hundreds of jobs currently being recruited at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.