Media Statements

Another $200 million for regional councils’ Works for Queensland projects
Thu 11 Mar 21 at 10:35 AM

Another $200 million for regional councils’ Works for Queensland projects

Another $200 million for regional councils’ Works for Queensland projects
More funding to raise Rookwood Weir
Thu 11 Mar 21 at 09:50 AM

More funding to raise Rookwood Weir

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Taskforce to examine women’s experiences in criminal justice system
Thu 11 Mar 21 at 09:43 AM

Taskforce to examine women’s experiences in criminal justice system

The Premier has announced a wide-ranging review into the experience of women across the criminal justice system to be undertaken by the Women’s Safety and Justice taskforce, led by Margaret McMurdo AC.
Boutique alcohol producers to benefit from new licence
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 06:44 PM

Boutique alcohol producers to benefit from new licence

Queensland’s artisan distillers and craft brewers now have more opportunities to grow their business by operating under their own, tailor-made, liquor licence.
Less Plastic is Fantastic
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 06:32 PM

Less Plastic is Fantastic

Queensland now has new laws to ban single-use straws.
Queensland moves to see more women and girls recognised in public spaces
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 06:15 PM

Queensland moves to see more women and girls recognised in public spaces

The Palaszczuk Government has thrown its support behind eight-year-old Malia Knox who has been advocating for public statues, pictures and plaques to have a stronger representation of women and girls across the State.
New program targets national conferences for Queensland
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 12:31 PM

New program targets national conferences for Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government has launched a new national program to recruit Australian corporates to hold business events, conferences and conventions in Queensland.
More than $19 million in Disaster Resilience And Risk Reduction Funding For Queensland Communities
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 12:28 PM

More than $19 million in Disaster Resilience And Risk Reduction Funding For Queensland Communities

Queensland communities can now apply for a share of more than $19 million in resilience and risk reduction funding to help reduce, mitigate and manage the risks of future disasters.
Govt acts on student consent issues
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 11:51 AM

Govt acts on student consent issues

The Palaszczuk Government will move to examine whether existing education adequately addresses sexual consent and reporting in Queensland schools.
New Public Trustee Board announced
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 10:33 AM

New Public Trustee Board announced

Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman today announced the Palaszczuk Government would establish a Public Trustee Board to provide oversight and direction to the Public Trustee of Queensland.
Applications open for second round of Hydrogen Industry Development Fund
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 09:45 AM

Applications open for second round of Hydrogen Industry Development Fund

Queensland will remain at the forefront of renewable hydrogen with the second round of the Hydrogen Industry Development Fund opening today.
Thousands of students set to see the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Qld Govt
Tue 09 Mar 21 at 01:54 PM

Thousands of students set to see the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Qld Govt

More than 6500 Queensland students will get to explore the Great Barrier Reef thanks to a $1 million initiative launched by the Palaszczuk Government today.