Media Statements

Palaszczuk Government ramps up health services in Gladstone
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 01:21 PM

Palaszczuk Government ramps up health services in Gladstone

The Gladstone community will continue to benefit from strong local hospital services with the transferred ownership of the previous Mater Hospital to Queensland Health.
Works for Tradies boost Queensland construction jobs.
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 12:29 PM

Works for Tradies boost Queensland construction jobs.

The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Works for Tradies stimulus kicks into gear, creating jobs for local tradies and homes for vulnerable Queenslanders, at social housing construction sites across the state.
Palaszczuk Government delivers $4 million boost for clinical research
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 10:22 AM

Palaszczuk Government delivers $4 million boost for clinical research

Clinician researchers around the state will receive a total funding boost of close to $4 million from the Queensland Government to investigate vital health issues.
Supervised Community Accommodation service to end
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Supervised Community Accommodation service to end

Queensland’s Supervised Community Accommodation service (SCA) will conclude at the end of January following the completion of a final independent review.
Summer Sounds coming to Cairns
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 01:02 PM

Summer Sounds coming to Cairns

The Palaszczuk Government’s North Queensland Events Recovery Package has secured some of Australia’s most respected music names for a series of live performances during February in Cairns
Financial and organisational help for seniors and carers
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 12:55 PM

Financial and organisational help for seniors and carers

Queensland seniors have been encouraged to make the most of concessions, rebates and discounts which can put thousands of dollars back into their bank accounts and make life more affordable.
Children’s Hospital welcomes first patients to new ward 
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 11:37 AM

Children’s Hospital welcomes first patients to new ward 

The first young patients have moved into a new 29-bed orthopaedic and neurosurgical ward, part of a $20 million expansion of the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
Mighty Queensland manufacturers to strengthen local PPE capability
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 11:15 AM

Mighty Queensland manufacturers to strengthen local PPE capability

Queensland business will shore up the state’s ability to produce PPE in the face of pandemics thanks to funding from the Queensland Government’s $50 million Essential Goods and Supply Chain Program.
Acting Premier Arrangements
Mon 14 Dec 20 at 03:02 PM

Acting Premier Arrangements

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is on leave between December 14 and December 23 and January 3 and January 16.
Summer help campaign launches for Queenslanders experiencing domestic and family violence
Mon 14 Dec 20 at 12:00 PM

Summer help campaign launches for Queenslanders experiencing domestic and family violence

The Queensland Government has today launched a domestic and family violence awareness campaign to support Queenslanders this holiday season.
GOVERNMENT AGREES TO VAD LAWS EXTENSION
Mon 14 Dec 20 at 09:10 AM

GOVERNMENT AGREES TO VAD LAWS EXTENSION

Acting Premier Steven Miles and Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman announced today a date for draft Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws, along with a shorter implementation time, following discussions with the Queensland Law Reform Commission (QLRC) Chair, Justice Peter Applegarth AM.
Buy from the Bush this Christmas
Sun 13 Dec 20 at 09:30 AM

Buy from the Bush this Christmas

It’s been a tough year for small businesses – and even tougher for those in rural and remote Queensland, but now you can support those bush businesses without leaving Brisbane.