Media Statements

PERSONAL HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FLOOD IMPACTED AREAS IN MORETON BAY REGION
Sun 15 May 22 at 03:04 PM

PERSONAL HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FLOOD IMPACTED AREAS IN MORETON BAY REGION

Personal hardship disaster assistance has now been extended to residents of impacted streets in the Moreton Bay Regional Council area to assist impacted individuals and families affected by the recent rainfall and flooding.
Grants and support for residents in Lockyer Valley and Southern Downs LGAs impacted by May floods
Sat 14 May 22 at 04:08 PM

Grants and support for residents in Lockyer Valley and Southern Downs LGAs impacted by May floods

Residents in the Lockyer Valley and Southern Downs local government areas (LGA) who have been impacted by flooding over the past couple of days can now access financial assistance and support services.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR LATEST QUEENSLAND FLOOD EVENT
Sat 14 May 22 at 03:34 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR LATEST QUEENSLAND FLOOD EVENT

Disaster assistance is now available for 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) currently experiencing the latest rainfall and flooding event in Southern Queensland.
Queensland’s twin Rugby World Cup bid
Fri 13 May 22 at 01:30 PM

Queensland’s twin Rugby World Cup bid

Queensland stands ready to deliver World Cup wins to Australian international Rugby’s Wallabies and Wallaroos in 2027 and 2029.
New online resources for Queensland small businesses
Fri 13 May 22 at 11:28 AM

New online resources for Queensland small businesses

The Queensland Government is delivering on its Big Plans for Small Business Strategy commitment, with new and improved online resources to support small business owners.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS
Fri 13 May 22 at 08:00 AM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS

Disaster assistance has been extended to four additional Local Government Areas of Cloncurry, Douglas, Hope Vale and McKinlay following the intense rainfall which resulted in far reaching flooding throughout Northern and Central-Western Queensland last month.
Premier’s Export Awards to celebrate more Queensland business success
Thu 12 May 22 at 04:15 PM

Premier’s Export Awards to celebrate more Queensland business success

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Cameron Dick have today launched the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2022.
Staff shortages in care sectors to worsen under proposed new National Skills Agreement
Thu 12 May 22 at 01:05 PM

Staff shortages in care sectors to worsen under proposed new National Skills Agreement

A proposed new National Skills Agreement put forward by the Federal Government involved massive increases in student fees for training and skills courses, Employment and Small Business Minister Di Farmer told State Parliament today
Less than half of Queensland in drought after significant wet season
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:29 PM

Less than half of Queensland in drought after significant wet season

The total area of Queensland drought declared has fallen from 61.1% to 44.9% after welcome rainfall this wet season.
Grants opening soon to help new social enterprises
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:25 PM

Grants opening soon to help new social enterprises

The Palaszczuk Government will support new social enterprises across the state to develop and grow with grants of up to $25,000 set to open for applications later this month.
Tough new penalties for animal welfare law breaches
Thu 12 May 22 at 12:18 PM

Tough new penalties for animal welfare law breaches

Tough new penalties will be applied to people who commit aggravated breaches of their duty of care to animals under updated animal welfare laws.
Registrations open for the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund
Thu 12 May 22 at 10:20 AM

Registrations open for the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund

Queenslanders whose homes were damaged by floods can now register to access grants to raise, repair, retrofit or have their home voluntarily bought back.