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Six dedicated officers acknowledged with the Australian Police Medal
Mon 25 Jan 21 at 10:30 PM

Six dedicated officers acknowledged with the Australian Police Medal

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP and Commissioner Katarina Carroll today welcomed the announcement of the six recipients from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) who will receive the Australian Police Medal (APM).
117 Queenslanders celebrated in 2021 Australia Day Honours
Mon 25 Jan 21 at 09:00 PM

117 Queenslanders celebrated in 2021 Australia Day Honours

Legendary cricketer Greg Chappell, conservationist Professor Helene Marsh and legendary entertainer Lorrae Desmond are among 117 Queenslanders with something extra special to celebrate this Australia Day – all recognised in the 2021 Australia Day Honours List.
Five new state schools set for first students
Mon 25 Jan 21 at 11:15 AM

Five new state schools set for first students

Five new south-east Queensland state schools are set to welcome their first students and teachers in 48 hours’ time.
Roads, transport put pedal to the metal on economic recovery, jobs
Sun 24 Jan 21 at 10:30 AM

Roads, transport put pedal to the metal on economic recovery, jobs

Major road and transport projects across Queensland are set to drive the Palaszczuk Government’s plan for economic recovery and jobs with billions of dollars’ worth of upgrades set to start or finish in 2021.
Qld Govt-led residential developments go 100% solar and battery
Sat 23 Jan 21 at 10:15 AM

Qld Govt-led residential developments go 100% solar and battery

Two new Queensland Government-led residential developments in Carseldine and Oxley are leading the nation with 100% solar and battery neighbourhoods, saving homebuyers thousands of dollars in electricity.
Aerial Adventure Park hits new heights
Fri 22 Jan 21 at 03:05 PM

Aerial Adventure Park hits new heights

A $1.56 million Aerial Adventure Park funded by the Palaszczuk Government is set to launch next month at the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre.
QFES staff and volunteers recognised at Australia Day Achievement Awards
Fri 22 Jan 21 at 10:30 AM

QFES staff and volunteers recognised at Australia Day Achievement Awards

Dedicated staff and volunteers from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) were recognised at the Northern Region 2021 Australia Day Achievement Awards held in Townsville today.
Further funding to help drive bushfire recovery in Queensland communities
Fri 22 Jan 21 at 09:33 AM

Further funding to help drive bushfire recovery in Queensland communities

Seven Queensland councils will share in $8.9 million of additional funding for a range of projects to help drive the economic recovery of Queensland communities impacted by last year’s bushfires.
STATEMENT FROM THE PREMIER REGARDING LES WALKER
Thu 21 Jan 21 at 05:06 PM

STATEMENT FROM THE PREMIER REGARDING LES WALKER

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QFES staff and volunteers recognised at Australia Day Achievement Awards
Thu 21 Jan 21 at 10:30 AM

QFES staff and volunteers recognised at Australia Day Achievement Awards

Dedicated members of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) were recognised today at the 2021 Australia Day Achievement Awards held at the Emergency Services Complex in Kedron, recognising both State office and Brisbane Region staff.
Greater Brisbane restrictions set to ease
Thu 21 Jan 21 at 09:37 AM

Greater Brisbane restrictions set to ease

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has thanked the people of Greater Brisbane for their success in stopping the spread of a new, highly contagious strain of COVID-19 allowing businesses to get back to normal.
Brisbane company to accelerate development of rapid COVID-19 test
Thu 21 Jan 21 at 07:45 AM

Brisbane company to accelerate development of rapid COVID-19 test

Brisbane company AnteoTech is one step closer to delivering an innovative point-of-care (PoC) rapid COVID-19 test thanks to vital funding from the Palaszczuk Government.