Media Statements

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.
School gates open to thousands of young Queenslanders
Wed 27 Jan 21 at 08:45 AM

School gates open to thousands of young Queenslanders

Queensland schools will roll out the welcome mat to almost 870,000 students, 54,000 teachers and 19,000 teacher aides for the first day of the 2021 school year.
Premier set to meet Cairns tourism operators today
Wed 27 Jan 21 at 08:02 AM

Premier set to meet Cairns tourism operators today

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Member for Cairns Michael Healy will meet with Far North tourism operators today to discuss the industry’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
QCS officers awarded Australians Corrections Medal as part of Australia Day Honours List
Tue 26 Jan 21 at 06:00 AM

QCS officers awarded Australians Corrections Medal as part of Australia Day Honours List

Three Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officers have been awarded the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) as part of the Australia Day Honours List.
Top honour on Australia Day for Fire Officer
Tue 26 Jan 21 at 06:00 AM

Top honour on Australia Day for Fire Officer

A long-serving Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Fire Officer has been honoured with a prestigious medal as part of the 2021 Australia Day ceremonies.
QFES high achiever recognised with prestigious medal
Tue 26 Jan 21 at 06:00 AM

QFES high achiever recognised with prestigious medal

The experience and dedication of one of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ (QFES) finest has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours.