Media Statements

Gabba for the Games
Tue 20 Apr 21 at 07:30 AM

Gabba for the Games

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed the Gabba as the proposed main stadium should Queensland host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
April 2021 calendar: Daisy Dobbin, Year 3, Charters Towers School of Distance Education
Mon 19 Apr 21 at 05:00 AM

Time to colour-in for farm safety

Queensland primary school students are being asked to crack out the colouring pencils again to help save lives on farms.
Traditional knowledge code for biodiscovery one step closer
Sun 18 Apr 21 at 11:00 AM

Traditional knowledge code for biodiscovery one step closer

Queensland has taken the next step in ensuring its biodiscovery industry meets international standards with the Palaszczuk Government opening consultation on a code of practice and guidelines for traditional knowledge in biodiscovery.
Heritage panel to bolster Queensland protection
Sun 18 Apr 21 at 09:54 AM

Heritage panel to bolster Queensland protection

The Palaszczuk Government has announced a new advisory panel will be established to strengthen Queensland’s heritage register and provide expert advice on heritage places and spaces.
Hospitality businesses rush the Check In Qld app before May 1st deadline
Sun 18 Apr 21 at 07:00 AM

Hospitality businesses rush the Check In Qld app before May 1st deadline

The Check in Qld app is in great demand.
Rebel likes to swim with her friends
Sun 18 Apr 21 at 06:00 AM

Consider the ‘longdog’ option

Queenslanders have been encouraged to consider a retired “longdog” if they are in the market for a pet on National Greyhound Adoption Day.
Safety first on roads
Sat 17 Apr 21 at 10:30 AM

Safety first on roads

Queenslanders are being urged to drive safely as holidays come to a close and students head back to the school gates next week.
Ipswich Hospital $91 million Acute Mental Health Unit ready for construction
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 04:45 PM

Ipswich Hospital $91 million Acute Mental Health Unit ready for construction

Construction will begin next week on the new $91 million, 50-bed Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) at the heart of the West Moreton Health’s current expansion.
Disaster recovery funding available for sporting clubs
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 03:39 PM

Disaster recovery funding available for sporting clubs

Queensland sport and recreation clubs hit by extreme weather may be eligible for up to $5000 in disaster recovery assistance.
Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Torres health boost on track
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 02:30 PM

Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Torres health boost on track

Work on the $17.4 million redevelopment of four Torres Strait island primary healthcare centres has reached the halfway point with two islands completed.
Works to start on $46 million Thursday Island Hospital redevelopment
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 01:30 PM

Works to start on $46 million Thursday Island Hospital redevelopment

Staged construction work on the $46 million redevelopment of the Thursday Island Hospital and Primary Healthcare Centre will get under way from 19 April.
Qld’s labour hire scheme stamps out rogues
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 12:00 PM

Qld’s labour hire scheme stamps out rogues

On the third anniversary of Queensland’s nation-leading labour hire licensing laws, the state’s Industrial Relations Minister has once again called for national action to protect workers.