Media Statements

Student Prisha Chopra with speech therapist Caitlin O’Connor of Autism Queensland.
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 09:31 AM

Inclusion grants supporting people with disability statewide

Autism Queensland will be funded for the first time as one of nine of the state’s peak disability bodies to share in $4.2 million to support people living with disability in Queensland.
Touring Queensland Fund on the road for round 4
Thu 04 Aug 22 at 12:15 AM

Touring Queensland Fund on the road for round 4

Performances, visual arts exhibitions and educational workshops will visit 102 locations across the state with Palaszczuk Government funding of more than $640,000 through round 4 of the Touring Queensland Fund.
Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade completed
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 12:35 PM

Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade completed

The Bruce Highway between Ayr and Townsville is safer and more flood resilient after the completion of the $514.34 million Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade.
Supply chain gap filled and good jobs created by Qld manufacturing grant
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 12:15 PM

Supply chain gap filled and good jobs created by Qld manufacturing grant

A Queensland Manufacturing Hubs Grant will enable a Rockhampton business to strengthen its ability to meet demand in the housing construction market, while creating 16 new jobs and boosting local business.
Port of Mackay powering good jobs through record exports
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 12:00 PM

Port of Mackay powering good jobs through record exports

The Port of Mackay has broken a decade-long record to post its greatest trade year by volume.
Much needed funds for DVConnect
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 09:30 AM

Much needed funds for DVConnect

The Palaszczuk Government is providing crucial support to domestic violence hotline DVConnect, to help the service keep up with high demand.
Two Rural Fire Service volunteers shine bright
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 08:00 AM

Two Rural Fire Service volunteers shine bright

Two dedicated north Queenslanders have been named the State Volunteer of the Year and Far Northern’s Young Volunteer of the Year, as part of celebrations for Rural Fire Service Week
Contractors appointed for stadium demolition to make way for new police precinct
Wed 03 Aug 22 at 06:30 AM

Contractors appointed for stadium demolition to make way for new police precinct

Demolition of Townsville’s Willows Sports Field, formerly known as 1300Smiles Stadium, will start next month following the appointment of a lead contractor for the project.
Consultation to start on turning Fraser Island back to K’gari
Tue 02 Aug 22 at 06:14 PM

Consultation to start on turning Fraser Island back to K’gari

Queenslanders will be able to have a say on officially renaming the iconic Fraser Island as its Indigenous name, K’gari.
Parliamentary Inquiry to examine safety culture in coal mining industry
Tue 02 Aug 22 at 05:49 PM

Parliamentary Inquiry to examine safety culture in coal mining industry

Queenslanders will be able to hear from the coal mining industry on their plans for how they will make the coal mining industry safer for workers.
Young Queenslanders appointed to drive change
Tue 02 Aug 22 at 03:00 PM

Young Queenslanders appointed to drive change

Twenty young Queenslanders have been selected to lead the charge in modernising the way government listens, engages and delivers for the state’s youngest cohort.
Compassion and dedication recognised during RFS Week
Tue 02 Aug 22 at 01:15 PM

Compassion and dedication recognised during RFS Week

Twenty-eight dedicated Bundaberg volunteers were acknowledged in a medal presentation today for their hard work and commitment as part of Rural Fire Service Week