Media Statements

Queensland’s twin Rugby World Cup bid
Fri 13 May 22 at 01:30 PM

Queensland’s twin Rugby World Cup bid

Queensland stands ready to deliver World Cup wins to Australian international Rugby’s Wallabies and Wallaroos in 2027 and 2029.
New online resources for Queensland small businesses
Fri 13 May 22 at 11:28 AM

New online resources for Queensland small businesses

The Queensland Government is delivering on its Big Plans for Small Business Strategy commitment, with new and improved online resources to support small business owners.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS
Fri 13 May 22 at 08:00 AM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS

Disaster assistance has been extended to four additional Local Government Areas of Cloncurry, Douglas, Hope Vale and McKinlay following the intense rainfall which resulted in far reaching flooding throughout Northern and Central-Western Queensland last month.
Premier’s Export Awards to celebrate more Queensland business success
Thu 12 May 22 at 04:15 PM

Premier’s Export Awards to celebrate more Queensland business success

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Cameron Dick have today launched the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2022.
Staff shortages in care sectors to worsen under proposed new National Skills Agreement
Thu 12 May 22 at 01:05 PM

Staff shortages in care sectors to worsen under proposed new National Skills Agreement

A proposed new National Skills Agreement put forward by the Federal Government involved massive increases in student fees for training and skills courses, Employment and Small Business Minister Di Farmer told State Parliament today
Less than half of Queensland in drought after significant wet season
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:29 PM

Less than half of Queensland in drought after significant wet season

The total area of Queensland drought declared has fallen from 61.1% to 44.9% after welcome rainfall this wet season.
Grants opening soon to help new social enterprises
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:25 PM

Grants opening soon to help new social enterprises

The Palaszczuk Government will support new social enterprises across the state to develop and grow with grants of up to $25,000 set to open for applications later this month.
Tough new penalties for animal welfare law breaches
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:18 PM

Tough new penalties for animal welfare law breaches

Tough new penalties will be applied to people who commit aggravated breaches of their duty of care to animals under updated animal welfare laws.
Registrations open for the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund
Thu 12 May 22 at 10:20 AM

Registrations open for the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund

Queenslanders whose homes were damaged by floods can now register to access grants to raise, repair, retrofit or have their home voluntarily bought back.
 New advisory board enhances transparency of the Public Trustee
Wed 11 May 22 at 06:37 PM

New advisory board enhances transparency of the Public Trustee

Queenslanders can have greater confidence in the Public Trustee following the passing of legislation promised by the Palaszczuk Government.
Energy Minister Mick de Brenni and Dutch Honorary Consul Marjon Wind
Wed 11 May 22 at 02:10 PM

Queensland signs hydrogen agreement with massive European port

Queensland is powering ahead in the new global renewable energy era, taking another significant step towards exporting green hydrogen to Europe’s largest port.
16 finalists honoured in milestone year for Queensland Reconciliation Awards
Wed 11 May 22 at 09:50 AM

16 finalists honoured in milestone year for Queensland Reconciliation Awards

Sixteen outstanding finalists have been shortlisted for the 2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards, honouring innovative and impactful initiatives advancing reconciliation across Queensland.