Media Statements

Keeping Hervey Bay seniors connected
Mon 20 Sep 21 at 02:54 PM

Keeping Hervey Bay seniors connected

Cost of living rebates, the COVID health response and the vaccine rollout and staying safe from scams were key topics discussed at the latest Palaszczuk Government’s Seniors Expo held this afternoon in Hervey Bay.
Bundy manufacturer set to sizzle with new facility expansion
Mon 20 Sep 21 at 02:10 PM

Bundy manufacturer set to sizzle with new facility expansion

A new $3 million facility for Bundaberg manufacturer Grillex is now operational, supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.
Grants available to Fraser Coast businesses
Mon 20 Sep 21 at 12:10 PM

Grants available to Fraser Coast businesses

Small and medium businesses in the Fraser Coast are being encouraged to see if they’re eligible for grants of up to $30,000.
World Heritage Area renamed K’gari after long campaign by Butchulla people
Mon 20 Sep 21 at 11:00 AM

World Heritage Area renamed K’gari after long campaign by Butchulla people

The World Heritage Area within Great Sandy National Park which is centred on Fraser Island, along with the surrounding waters and parts of the nearby mainland, has been renamed K’gari - the original Butchulla people’s name for the island.
School’s in for Regional Cabinet in Hervey Bay
Mon 20 Sep 21 at 10:32 AM

School’s in for Regional Cabinet in Hervey Bay

Local tradies are ramping up work over the school holidays on Hervey Bay State High School’s new multi-million dollar classroom block
Qld schools to swap food waste for funding as draft organic strategy launches
Sat 18 Sep 21 at 01:00 PM

Qld schools to swap food waste for funding as draft organic strategy launches

Queensland’s youngest citizens will help lead the charge against organic waste with $500,000 in funding from the Palaszczuk Government to help state schools tackle food and garden rubbish generated in the schoolyard.
Queensland Events for Economic Recovery
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 04:58 PM

Queensland Events for Economic Recovery

More than 20 events across Queensland will receive $581,500 in funding to support local tourism and the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Tender issued for new Cairns Hospital mental health unit
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 04:01 PM

Tender issued for new Cairns Hospital mental health unit

Queensland Health is now calling for tenders to build a new mental health unit as part of the ongoing expansion of Cairns Hospital.Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the Palaszczuk Government is committing $70 million to create the new mental health unit, amid increasing demand for local mental health services
Western Queensland town gets its own bush christening
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 03:52 PM

Western Queensland town gets its own bush christening

The identity of a country Queensland town featured in a poem by the legendary Banjo Patterson will be strengthened with its own locality.
Queensland remembers with new $4 million grants program
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 01:34 PM

Queensland remembers with new $4 million grants program

A new $4 million Palaszczuk Government grants program is making sure Queensland remembers the courage and sacrifice of its dedicated servicemen and women.
Police launch school holiday road safety campaign as lives lost nears 200
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 01:15 PM

Police launch school holiday road safety campaign as lives lost nears 200

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services the Honourable Mark Ryan MP joined Assistant Commissioner Ben Marcus today to launch the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) annual September school holiday road safety campaign, Operation Spring Break.
Call for Mt Isa youth to have their say
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 01:00 PM

Call for Mt Isa youth to have their say

The Palaszczuk Government is putting the call out for young people in Mt Isa and North West Queensland to share what matters to them at a special Speak Out event to be held on Tuesday, September 21.