Media Statements

Jobs for the picking across Queensland
Thu 17 Sep 20 at 10:28 AM

Jobs for the picking across Queensland

A range of seasonal agriculture jobs are up for the picking across Queensland, with working-holiday makers and Queenslanders seeking employment encouraged to work and explore their way around the state.
Frecklington must outline cuts to Darling Downs
Thu 17 Sep 20 at 09:04 AM

Frecklington must outline cuts to Darling Downs

Treasurer Cameron Dick has today called on Deb Frecklington to outline what cuts the LNP will make in the Darling Downs region to pay for their $23 billion in unfunded promises.
Mander must outline Sunshine Coast cuts
Thu 17 Sep 20 at 08:37 AM

Mander must outline Sunshine Coast cuts

Tim Mander must outline what cuts the LNP will make on the Sunshine Coast to pay for their $23 billion in unfunded promises, Cameron Dick said today.
Palaszczuk Government expands commitment to racing integrity
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 07:00 PM

Palaszczuk Government expands commitment to racing integrity

The Palaszczuk Government will set up a Racing Appeals Panel within the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) and stays of certain decisions will not be permitted, following a review of the Queensland Racing Integrity Act.
Littleproud needs a little time in the naughty corner
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 05:21 PM

Littleproud needs a little time in the naughty corner

The Queensland Government has urged Federal Agriculture Minister’ David Littleproud’s colleagues to bring him to heel before he damages Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Country Racing Program applications now open
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 03:00 PM

Country Racing Program applications now open

The third round of Queensland’s highly-successful Country Racing Program is now open for applications.
Moratorium on commercial lease evictions extended to end of 2020
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 03:00 PM

Moratorium on commercial lease evictions extended to end of 2020

The Palaszczuk Government’s moratorium on evictions for commercial leaseholders has been extended to the end of 2020.Attorney-General and Minister said the three-month extension, effective to 31 December 2020, was welcome news for thousands of Queensland businesses.“This extended moratorium will be a shot in the arm for Queensland jobs and the economy,” she said.“It means that to the end of 2020 commercial leaseholders under affected leases can’t have their lease te...
Greater certainty paves way for return to rent normality
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 03:00 PM

Greater certainty paves way for return to rent normality

Several critical protections will stay in place to protect tenants as households continue to recover from the global economic impacts of the virus, Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said today
Large Air Tanker arrives in Queensland ahead of bushfire season
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 02:11 PM

Large Air Tanker arrives in Queensland ahead of bushfire season

Queensland has welcomed the arrival of a long-term Large Air Tanker (LAT) Bomber 141 ahead of the 2020 bushfire season
Multi-million dollar investment supports local jobs and Gold Coast waterways access 
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 02:00 PM

Multi-million dollar investment supports local jobs and Gold Coast waterways access 

The Palaszczuk Government has announced more than $35 million will be invested in the Gold Coast’s waterways over the next four years to create more than 100 jobs, upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels.
Park ‘n’ Ride boost makes tracks for Gold Coast transport
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 01:30 PM

Park ‘n’ Ride boost makes tracks for Gold Coast transport

The Gold Coast’s public transport revolution continues with the Palaszczuk Government today unveiling the final designs and locking in $5.2 million to build 350 new commuter parks at Varsity Lakes train station.