Media Statements

Palaszczuk Government steps up again for ripped-off workers
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 01:14 PM

Palaszczuk Government steps up again for ripped-off workers

Ripped-off Queensland workers will have an easier, cheaper way to recover the wages and other entitlements they’re owed.
STATEMENT FROM PREMIER ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK ON FLOODS CLASS ACTION
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 12:31 PM

STATEMENT FROM PREMIER ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK ON FLOODS CLASS ACTION

The Government can confirm that it has reached agreement to settle the claims against the State arising out of the 2011 Queensland Floods Class Action.
KISS is coming to Townsville thanks to the Palaszczuk Government
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 12:20 PM

KISS is coming to Townsville thanks to the Palaszczuk Government

The people of Townsville will be able to Rock and Roll All Nite this December, with the Palaszczuk Government this week inking a deal to bring rock legends KISS to Queensland Country Bank Stadium.
Cairns Vaccination Hub up and running
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 12:20 PM

Cairns Vaccination Hub up and running

Frontline workers at Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service are among the first people in regional Queensland to be given the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, starting from today.
Minister de Brenni visits the Ergon and Energex training depot and Rocklea to meet some of the company's 88 new apprentices
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 12:07 PM

BRIGHT SPARKS START ENERGY CAREERS

Queensland’s publicly-owned energy businesses are sparking new career opportunities for veterans, mature age students and school leavers to ensure Queenslanders continue to have safe, reliable power supply.
Under-sized crabs attract large-sized fine
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 11:15 AM

Under-sized crabs attract large-sized fine

A commercial fisher has been fined $17,000 for taking under-sized crabs.
Seized suspect snakes stopped
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 11:05 AM

Seized suspect snakes stopped

Queenslanders are being reminded of the dangers of keeping exotic reptiles after the recent seizure of four non-native snakes.
More than $800,000 in funding for Queensland arts
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 10:45 AM

More than $800,000 in funding for Queensland arts

Queensland arts projects are receiving a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government, with 21 projects sharing in $812,037 of funding in the latest round of the Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) to deliver diverse cultural experiences across the state
KISS is coming to Queensland thanks to the Palaszczuk Government
Fri 26 Feb 21 at 08:41 AM

KISS is coming to Queensland thanks to the Palaszczuk Government

The people of Queensland will be able to Rock and Roll All Nite, with the Palaszczuk Government this week inking a deal to bring rock legends KISS to the Sunshine State later this year.
Tough new Youth Justice reforms introduced to Parliament
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 05:38 PM

Tough new Youth Justice reforms introduced to Parliament

The State Government has introduced a comprehensive package of Youth Justice reforms that will target hardcore youth criminals who repeatedly offend and put the community at risk.
Legal Aid Queensland appoints new CEO
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 03:18 PM

Legal Aid Queensland appoints new CEO

Nicky Davies has been appointed as Legal Aid Queensland’s new chief executive officer today.
Hydrogen Minister Mick de Brenni joins Assistant Minister Lance McCallum and Queensland Hydrogen Champions Barry O'Rourke, Kim Richards and Les Walker at the hydrogen-powered BBQ.
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 02:28 PM

Hydrogen to power homes, industry and backyard BBQs

Gladstone is fast on its way to becoming a renewable hydrogen superpower, with the proposed hydrogen plant project hitting milestones ahead of schedule