Media Statements

Record Qld transport, roads spend supports jobs, COVID recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:57 PM

Record Qld transport, roads spend supports jobs, COVID recovery

The Palaszczuk Government will deliver its fifth record roads and transport budget for Queensland, with $26.9 billion to support 23,600 jobs as part of the state’s economic recovery plan.
Big Plans for Small Business
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:55 PM

Big Plans for Small Business

The Palaszczuk Government is backing Queensland small businesses to further drive economic recovery with a $140 million Big Plans for Small Business strategy funded in Budget 2020-21 to lift competitiveness and resilience.
Budget bonanza for education
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:52 PM

Budget bonanza for education

A record $14.2 billion in education funding has been allocated by the Palaszczuk Government in the 2020-21 State Budget.
Health budget to unite and recover from COVID-19
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:51 PM

Health budget to unite and recover from COVID-19

A $21.8 billion record health budget will help build new and improved hospitals, ambulance stations and health facilities, creating more than 4400 construction and health jobs.
Budget to keep Queensland COVID Safe and bouncing back
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:15 PM

Budget to keep Queensland COVID Safe and bouncing back

Queensland’s COVID-19 response will continue to keep Queenslanders safe and support our ongoing economic recovery thanks to an additional $360.5 million Budget allocation for a range of critical health-related services.
Budget 2020-21 drives economic recovery through 1000 election commitments
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:11 PM

Budget 2020-21 drives economic recovery through 1000 election commitments

Queensland’s 2020-2021 budget will deliver on key election commitments as the Palaszczuk Government continues to deliver its plan for economic recovery.
COVID-19 travel trends drive more morning services into 2021
Mon 30 Nov 20 at 03:35 PM

COVID-19 travel trends drive more morning services into 2021

Analysis of post-COVID travel habits show some public transport users travel to work later in the morning to avoid crowded services.
Guardianship reforms improve safeguards for vulnerable Queenslanders
Mon 30 Nov 20 at 11:25 AM

Guardianship reforms improve safeguards for vulnerable Queenslanders

Substantial reforms to strengthen Queensland’s guardianship system have taken effect today, giving greater protection to the more vulnerable in our community such as the elderly and those with impaired capacity.
Holy Shrek! Brisbane to host first 100% capacity musical in Australia
Mon 30 Nov 20 at 10:56 AM

Holy Shrek! Brisbane to host first 100% capacity musical in Australia

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey are coming to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in the first major musical to open to a 100% capacity audience in Australia, without a special exemption required, since the onset of COVID-19.
Local residents urged to help shape new hospital in Bundaberg
Mon 30 Nov 20 at 10:48 AM

Local residents urged to help shape new hospital in Bundaberg

Residents from the Bundaberg, North Burnett, Fraser Coast and Discovery Coast areas have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help shape planning for a new hospital in Bundaberg, with public consultation starting today (Monday 30 November).
Qld Govt launches major tourism blitz as borders reopen
Sun 29 Nov 20 at 07:00 AM

Qld Govt launches major tourism blitz as borders reopen

The Palaszczuk Government will today launch a major tourism campaign in Queensland’s largest domestic tourism markets as the state’s border reopens to NSW and Victoria this week.
Fair Trading issues toy safety warning to Christmas shoppers
Sat 28 Nov 20 at 12:58 PM

Fair Trading issues toy safety warning to Christmas shoppers

Parents are being warned to be on alert when shopping for Christmas gifts this year, with a number of toys landing on Santa’s unsafe list during the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) Operation Safe Christmas campaign.