Media Statements

Young Queenslanders kick goals with FairPlay
Thu 21 Jan 21 at 05:00 AM

Young Queenslanders kick goals with FairPlay

Thousands of young Queenslanders are about to kickstart 2021 by lining-up for their favourite sport or activity with round four of the Palaszczuk Government’s FairPlay vouchers now open.
Queensland COVID-19 rapid home testing kits hit US shores
Wed 20 Jan 21 at 03:00 PM

Queensland COVID-19 rapid home testing kits hit US shores

Brisbane-based biotech company Ellume sent the first shipment of its rapid COVID-19 home testing kits to the United States today.
Grant funding for Queenslanders in drought-declared communities
Sun 17 Jan 21 at 12:33 PM

Grant funding for Queenslanders in drought-declared communities

The Palaszczuk Government is supporting community groups, local councils, not-for-profit organisations and school P&Cs in Queensland’s drought-declared communities with $5 million in grant funding available under the latest round of the Community Drought Support Program.
Build-to-Rent developer sought to transform former court site
Fri 15 Jan 21 at 11:14 AM

Build-to-Rent developer sought to transform former court site

Two new affordable housing projects are set to be built in inner Brisbane after the Palaszczuk Government started two more procurement processes under its Build-to-Rent Program.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO MORE COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE IMOGEN
Fri 15 Jan 21 at 11:00 AM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO MORE COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE IMOGEN

Disaster assistance is now available for more local government areas in northern Queensland impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Imogen.
Nominate a great QueenslandHER today
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 04:41 PM

Nominate a great QueenslandHER today

With nominations open for the 2021 Queensland Great Awards, Minister for Women Shannon Fentiman said the sunshine state had the perfect opportunity to celebrate our top achieving women as well as Queensland institutions headed up, or supportive of Queensland women.
Quandamooka Dancers
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 04:13 PM

$200,000 for cultural tourism

The Palaszczuk Government has announced $200,000 in new funding to support Indigenous festivals, events and jobs for the Year of Indigenous Tourism.
$42.5m Isis Hwy upgrade begins
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 03:00 PM

$42.5m Isis Hwy upgrade begins

The Palaszczuk Government’s plan for economic recovery and jobs in the Wide Bay region continues, with crews this week to start works on the first phase of the $42.5 million Isis Highway safety upgrade.
Nominate a Queensland Great – before it’s too late!
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 01:37 PM

Nominate a Queensland Great – before it’s too late!

Queenslanders are encouraged to recognise outstanding Queenslanders who have educated, captivated and enriched the State with nominations for the 2021 Queensland Greats Awards closing on 29 January.
Still time to have your say on new chapter of fisheries reforms
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 07:00 AM

Still time to have your say on new chapter of fisheries reforms

Queenslanders with an interest in the state’s landmark Sustainable Fisheries Strategy have another three weeks before consultation on the latest phase of reforms closes.
Takeaway liquor sales to support businesses and jobs
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 02:36 PM

Takeaway liquor sales to support businesses and jobs

Queensland’s liquor licensees will continue to benefit from takeaway liquor sales with the Palaszczuk Government extending its support for small businesses during COVID-19.
Job Vacancy rebound latest sign of strength for Queensland economy
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 12:26 PM

Job Vacancy rebound latest sign of strength for Queensland economy

Job vacancies in Queensland rose to their highest level on record in the three months to the end of November 2020 according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.