Media Statements

Rural Fire Service volunteers lead with integrity
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 12:00 PM

Rural Fire Service volunteers lead with integrity

As celebrations wrap up for Rural Fire Service Week, two loyal RFS volunteers in Northern Region were presented prestigious awards for their service,
Darling Downs volunteers bestowed awards for excellence
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 10:30 AM

Darling Downs volunteers bestowed awards for excellence

A south western Queensland man dedicated to volunteering with the Rural Fire Service has been awarded as one the region’s best
Rising stars showcase skills at Townsville PCYC Games
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 09:30 AM

Rising stars showcase skills at Townsville PCYC Games

A vibrant cohort of young emergency service cadets are testing their skills in Townsville today for the annual PCYC Cadet Games
Palaszczuk Government subsidy helping Qld Manufacturing businesses
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 02:55 PM

Palaszczuk Government subsidy helping Qld Manufacturing businesses

A Palaszczuk Government subsidy is helping Queensland manufacturers boost sustainability and cut costs when it comes to reducing energy, water and waste.
Ekka visitors urged to hear farmer stories
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 01:56 PM

Ekka visitors urged to hear farmer stories

Visitors to this year’s Ekka in Brisbane are being urged to make the most of the opportunity to connect with the people who grow the best produce in the world.
Volunteers roll up for new Rural Fire Service station
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 12:00 PM

Volunteers roll up for new Rural Fire Service station

To coincide with Rural Fire Service Week celebrations, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan MP joined Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Greg Leach to officially open the new Rollingstone Rural Fire Brigade Station.
New recruits inducted into fire service
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 10:00 AM

New recruits inducted into fire service

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Mark Ryan, joined Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner Greg Leach to induct 12 firefighter recruits into its ranks today at a ceremony in Townsville.
Doomadgee Traditional Owner Barry Walden welcomes the chance to lead "closing the gap" initiatives in his remote community in the Gulf of Carpentaria
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 08:55 AM

First Nations peoples to lead ‘closing the gap’ initiatives in Queensland

Doomadgee will lead a state-first “closing the gap” pilot to identify how best to roll-out priority programs like health, housing, and early childhood in First Nations communities in Queensland.
New local projects set to bolster efforts to reduce youth crime
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 04:30 PM

New local projects set to bolster efforts to reduce youth crime

Tailored support for young people leaving detention centres, Elders assisting police to conduct cautions, and extra measures to help young people to get back into school, work or training will soon be rolled out, as part of a new grants scheme designed to tackle youth crime.
Record funding addresses the rising demand for Child Safety services
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 04:20 PM

Record funding addresses the rising demand for Child Safety services

Almost 90 extra child safety officers and support staff will be employed to help at-risk families and children.
Grow guides arts sector and audiences in Queensland’s next action plan
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 11:30 AM

Grow guides arts sector and audiences in Queensland’s next action plan

The next action plan from Creative Together 2020-2030: A 10-year Roadmap for arts, culture and creativity in Queensland will guide the vision for Queensland as a state renewed by arts, culture and creativity.
Milestone moment: Mons and Maroochydore interchange upgrade making a move
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 11:30 AM

Milestone moment: Mons and Maroochydore interchange upgrade making a move

Three major milestones have been marked on the over $300 million Mons and Maroochydore interchange upgrade.