Media Statements

Tradies take up tools on new school at Greenbank
Tue 16 Feb 21 at 09:00 AM

Tradies take up tools on new school at Greenbank

Work is officially underway on a new $73 million state primary school at Greenbank south of Brisbane, creating more than 200 local construction jobs.
Call out for state’s top training talent
Mon 15 Feb 21 at 03:23 PM

Call out for state’s top training talent

The call is out for stars of the state’s training sector to enter the 2021 Queensland Training Awards — celebrating the transformational power of skills for 60 years.
Qld committed to landing multi-billion defence contract
Mon 15 Feb 21 at 09:51 AM

Qld committed to landing multi-billion defence contract

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rheinmetall Defence Australia reconfirming a long-term partnership that is now firmly focused on attracting to Queensland the LAND 400 Phase 3 contract valued at up to $27 billion.
 Queensland Treaty Advancement Committee members announced
Sun 14 Feb 21 at 01:39 PM

Queensland Treaty Advancement Committee members announced

Queensland’s journey towards a new future between First Nation’s people and all Queenslanders has taken the next step with two Co-Chairs and members of Queensland’s first Treaty Advancement Committee formalised.
Brisbane craft beers hop to Hong Kong
Sun 14 Feb 21 at 09:55 AM

Brisbane craft beers hop to Hong Kong

Beer lovers in Hong Kong will soon be able to quench their thirst with some of Queensland’s stand-out craft brews.
A large scrap metal stockpile at an unlicensed waste facility in Hervey Bay.
Fri 12 Feb 21 at 04:48 PM

$100,000 in fines for illegal waste operators

More than $100,000 in fines have been issued in the past three months to people who have been illegally operating in the waste industry in Queensland.
Arts funding is getting the show on the road
Fri 12 Feb 21 at 04:42 PM

Arts funding is getting the show on the road

A new approach to arts touring in Queensland will make it easier to take incredible arts experiences on the road and support access to diverse arts and cultural experiences for audiences and communities across the state
Valentine’s Day scams - a warning to lonely hearts
Fri 12 Feb 21 at 04:25 PM

Valentine’s Day scams - a warning to lonely hearts

Single Queenslanders have been cautioned to be wary this Valentine’s Day as romance scams are still one of the leading causes of financial loss affecting the community.
Queensland swimmers unite for Tokyo Olympic push
Fri 12 Feb 21 at 03:30 PM

Queensland swimmers unite for Tokyo Olympic push

Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) swimmers are making a splash on the Gold Coast at Swimming Australia National Event Camps until Saturday to fine-tune training for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.
Construction starts on Gold Coast development set to create 1800 jobs
Fri 12 Feb 21 at 09:29 AM

Construction starts on Gold Coast development set to create 1800 jobs

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially turned the sod on a $400 million development on the Gold Coast.
Students showcase shop smarts in Buy Smart competition
Thu 11 Feb 21 at 02:07 PM

Students showcase shop smarts in Buy Smart competition

Queensland students are encouraged to show their shop smarts by taking part in the 2021 Buy Smart campaign to raise awareness about consumer rights for young shoppers and win money for them and their school.
Sod turning marks $20 million investment in future hydrogen workforce
Thu 11 Feb 21 at 01:30 PM

Sod turning marks $20 million investment in future hydrogen workforce

Queensland has taken another step towards ensuring Australia emerges as a global hydrogen superpower.