Media Statements

Tough new Youth Justice reforms introduced to Parliament
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 05:38 PM

Tough new Youth Justice reforms introduced to Parliament

The State Government has introduced a comprehensive package of Youth Justice reforms that will target hardcore youth criminals who repeatedly offend and put the community at risk.
Legal Aid Queensland appoints new CEO
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 03:18 PM

Legal Aid Queensland appoints new CEO

Nicky Davies has been appointed as Legal Aid Queensland’s new chief executive officer today.
Hydrogen Minister Mick de Brenni joins Assistant Minister Lance McCallum and Queensland Hydrogen Champions Barry O'Rourke, Kim Richards and Les Walker at the hydrogen-powered BBQ.
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 02:28 PM

Hydrogen to power homes, industry and backyard BBQs

Gladstone is fast on its way to becoming a renewable hydrogen superpower, with the proposed hydrogen plant project hitting milestones ahead of schedule
Funding in Gladstone for high-tech manufacturing and jobs
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 01:05 PM

Funding in Gladstone for high-tech manufacturing and jobs

Gladstone manufacturer Mecha – Engineered Mechanical Solutions has been awarded funding through the Palaszczuk Government’s Regional Manufacturing Hubs Grants program to adopt world-leading technology and processes.
Food supplement manufacturer sweetens high-performance production
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 12:15 PM

Food supplement manufacturer sweetens high-performance production

More local jobs are on the menu for Meadowbrook food manufacturer ATP Science thanks to a $1.5m of funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s $46 million Made in Queensland program.
Prawns star in new record-high for aquaculture production
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 11:57 AM

Prawns star in new record-high for aquaculture production

Prawn farming has propelled the value of aquaculture production to a new record high in Queensland.
Hydraulics manufacturer ready for heavy lift in production
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 11:50 AM

Hydraulics manufacturer ready for heavy lift in production

Acacia Ridge manufacturer PTE Hydraulics is eyeing a lift in export opportunities thanks to a $350,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government’s $46 million Made in Queensland program.
Robotic infusion set to deliver ten new jobs
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 11:43 AM

Robotic infusion set to deliver ten new jobs

Seventeen Mile Rocks manufacturer Intellidesigns will be in the market to create new local jobs thanks to more than $300,000 of funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s $46 million Made in Queensland (MiQ) program.
Queensland's North West Minerals Province attracts global attention
Thu 25 Feb 21 at 10:43 AM

Queensland's North West Minerals Province attracts global attention

Queensland’s North West Minerals Province is attracting global attention thanks to a series of international engagement sessions.
From lockdown to launch, Brisbane welcomes first vaccine
Wed 24 Feb 21 at 03:42 PM

From lockdown to launch, Brisbane welcomes first vaccine

The very first COVID-19 vaccine was delivered in Brisbane today, with Princess Alexandra Hospital coming online as the second of Queensland’s six Pfizer hubs.
Roads, transport to steer economic recovery, jobs
Wed 24 Feb 21 at 02:00 PM

Roads, transport to steer economic recovery, jobs

Major road and transport projects across Queensland are set to drive the Palaszczuk Government’s plan for economic recovery and jobs with billions of dollars’ worth of upgrades set to start or finish in 2021.
More Queensland export businesses Go Global through additional funding
Wed 24 Feb 21 at 01:22 PM

More Queensland export businesses Go Global through additional funding

Regional Queensland businesses that are export-ready are being encouraged to get involved in the Go Global Export Program which has so far helped 36 businesses break into new markets.