Media Statements

Bridges ahead on Ring Road upgrade
Fri 07 Jan 22 at 12:00 PM

Bridges ahead on Ring Road upgrade

Four new bridges and overpasses are taking shape on the Townsville Ring Road, as works progress on the Townsville Ring Road Stage 5 (TRR5) works.
Qld freight entry requirements changed
Fri 07 Jan 22 at 08:46 AM

Qld freight entry requirements changed

Queensland has removed the requirement for freight workers and truck drivers to provide a negative Covid-19 PCR test to enter the state.
Gas pipeline could reduce Bowen Basin coal mine emissions
Thu 06 Jan 22 at 04:00 PM

Gas pipeline could reduce Bowen Basin coal mine emissions

A gas pipeline in Queensland’s Bowen Basin could future-proof gas supply, reduce emissions and help create jobs, a new study has found.
A hatchling makes its way to the water.
Wed 05 Jan 22 at 01:41 PM

Hatchlings are emerging at Mon Repos

Mon Repos is a hive of turtle activity with hatchlings starting to emerge and make their way to the ocean.
Bruce Highway upgrade complete north of Mackay
Wed 05 Jan 22 at 12:00 PM

Bruce Highway upgrade complete north of Mackay

Work is complete for more than $39 million worth of safety upgrades along the Bruce Highway between The Leap and Careys Creek.
Progress for $11.5 million redevelopment of Dalby Police Station
Tue 04 Jan 22 at 02:19 PM

Progress for $11.5 million redevelopment of Dalby Police Station

Minister for Police Mark Ryan joined Superintendent Garrath Channells and Queensland Police Union President Ian Leavers today to reveal the key features of the major redevelopment of the Dalby Police Station.
Queensland secures 18 million Rapid Antigen Tests
Mon 03 Jan 22 at 11:28 AM

Queensland secures 18 million Rapid Antigen Tests

The Palaszczuk Government has secured 18 million State Rapid Antigen Tests to be provided free from public testing sites to people classified as close contacts.
Mask up indoors
Sat 01 Jan 22 at 11:00 AM

Mask up indoors

Starting tomorrow, masks will be required indoors across Queensland to slow the spread of COVID-19.
1991 a year of political change
Sat 01 Jan 22 at 09:00 AM

1991 a year of political change

Today’s release of the 1991 Queensland Cabinet Minutes shows the continuing reform agenda of the Goss Government, and the further distancing of the government of the day from the controversial Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen era.
Funding to keep Queenslanders with disability connected during disasters
Thu 30 Dec 21 at 03:00 PM

Funding to keep Queenslanders with disability connected during disasters

The Palaszczuk Government is today delivering on its election commitment to ensure that Queenslanders with disability can stay connected to their communities and supports during a disaster using digital technology.
$40 million land resource program to boost regional recovery
Thu 30 Dec 21 at 02:00 PM

$40 million land resource program to boost regional recovery

A revamped $40 million land resource grant program with further ongoing funding will improve the productivity of Queensland’s land resources while supporting regional jobs.
Land clearing laws working – but more work to be done
Thu 30 Dec 21 at 01:37 PM

Land clearing laws working – but more work to be done

Laws to protect our most valuable ecosystems from broad scale clearing are working – and the Palaszczuk Government will continue to work with stakeholders to reduce damage in other vegetation areas.