Media Statements

Energy rebates to support regional farmers and employers
Thu 17 Jun 21 at 11:10 AM

Energy rebates to support regional farmers and employers

Around 1,700 farmers, businesses and manufacturers will be supported to maintain and grow jobs in regional Queensland with $52.3 million in electricity rebates from the Palaszczuk Government.
New travel declaration required for entering Queensland
Thu 17 Jun 21 at 11:00 AM

New travel declaration required for entering Queensland

From 1am Saturday 19 June, anyone travelling to Queensland from New Zealand or another state or Territory within Australia will need to make an online travel declaration.
Getting Queenslanders Back to Work
Thu 17 Jun 21 at 10:35 AM

Getting Queenslanders Back to Work

The Palaszczuk Government will revitalise its successful Back to Work employment program to support more Queenslanders into jobs, with $140 million to be invested over the next four years.
Toughest laws in the nation to target child killers and multiple murderers
Thu 17 Jun 21 at 09:54 AM

Toughest laws in the nation to target child killers and multiple murderers

The Palaszczuk Government will introduce the toughest parole laws in the nation so that a person convicted of killing a child and serving a life sentence or a person convicted of multiple murders and serving a life sentence can be blocked from obtaining parole, keeping them behind bars for longer, and shielding the families of victims from further trauma.
Callide unit returns to service
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 06:54 PM

Callide unit returns to service

Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni has welcomed the return of unit B1 at Callide Power Station earlier today.
Three train manufacturers shortlisted for Queensland train building program
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 06:11 PM

Three train manufacturers shortlisted for Queensland train building program

Queensland is one step closer to building its next passenger train fleet after shortlisting three leading train manufacturers to enter the next phase of the Rollingstock Expansion Program (REP).
Discount flight scheme extended
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 05:47 PM

Discount flight scheme extended

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering more affordable travel to Far North Queensland residents with a one-year extension of the Local Fare Scheme.
Amendments provide certainty for Queensland’s resources sector
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 03:49 PM

Amendments provide certainty for Queensland’s resources sector

A new bill introduced into Parliament today will provide more certainty to Queensland’s vital resources industry as it helps lead the State to economic recovery.
Review to strengthen Queensland’s war on waste
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 03:30 PM

Review to strengthen Queensland’s war on waste

The Palaszczuk Government has reaffirmed its commitment that Queensland households should bear no extra costs for putting out their wheelie bins as it looks to strengthen its successful waste levy program.
Deputy Premier Steven Miles and DBC Project Director Simon Crooks inspect works on Neville Bonner Bridget at South Bank
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 01:30 PM

Neville Bonner pedestrian bridge takes shape at South Bank

The first section of the Queens Wharf Neville Bonner pedestrian bridge was positioned at South Bank today, ready to cross the river and connect to the Brisbane CBD.
Skilling Queenslanders for Work program opening soon
Wed 16 Jun 21 at 01:05 PM

Skilling Queenslanders for Work program opening soon

After helping more than 36,000 Queenslanders to into jobs, the Palaszczuk Government is making its highly successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative permanent with ongoing funding of $80 million each year.
State budget supports Queensland communities and digital economy
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 06:10 PM

State budget supports Queensland communities and digital economy

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to provide vital support to Queensland communities and the digital economy as part of the state’s economic recovery plan, with today’s State Budget revealing investment in drought support, community transport, mobile black spots and cyber security.