Media Statements

Brisbane’s ugliest building makes way for new ‘Grand Central’
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 11:45 AM

Brisbane’s ugliest building makes way for new ‘Grand Central’

The Brisbane Transit Centre has been completely demolished, marking a huge milestone for the Palaszczuk Government’s transformational Cross River Rail project.
Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 11:22 AM

Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas

Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas
Get your workplace ready for summer storms and flooding
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 06:00 AM

Get your workplace ready for summer storms and flooding

Queensland businesses have been issued a reminder to be ready to deal with more of Queensland’s wild summer weather – including the forecast La Nina heavy rainfall.
SharkSmart drones and education a boost for summer beach safety
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 04:30 PM

SharkSmart drones and education a boost for summer beach safety

A trial of shark-spotting drones together with the SharkSmart education campaign will boost safety for South East Queensland water users every day of the summer school holidays.
Pets are for life, not just Christmas
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:49 PM

Pets are for life, not just Christmas

Queenslanders are encouraged to think carefully before buying a pet as a gift this Christmas.
A very 2020 Christmas message about those unwanted gifts
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:27 PM

A very 2020 Christmas message about those unwanted gifts

Stuck with an unwanted gift? The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has some tips when looking to return purchases during the festive season.
$30 million FNQ marine investment sails on to next stage
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:03 PM

$30 million FNQ marine investment sails on to next stage

The Palaszczuk Government has fast tracked the jobs generating $30 million Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades.
Local business completes Nicklin Way bike and bus upgrade
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 02:00 PM

Local business completes Nicklin Way bike and bus upgrade

Works on the $7 million Nicklin Way bus and bike upgrade at Minyama are complete.
New overtaking lane for Isis Highway
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 01:00 PM

New overtaking lane for Isis Highway

Isis Highway motorists will now benefit from a safer, more efficient journey as works begin on a westbound overtaking lane between Bundaberg and Childers.
Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersection upgrade
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 12:05 PM

Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersection upgrade

The Australian and Queensland governments have $12.5 million in joint funding for the Bruce Highway upgrade at Isis River, with detailed design already underway.
Rookwood Weir stage one water sales process complete
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 12:05 PM

Rookwood Weir stage one water sales process complete

The $352.2 million Rookwood Weir project reached a significant milestone today with the successful completion of the first stage of the water sales process.
Local jobs ready to be untapped with Rookwood agreement
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 11:45 AM

Local jobs ready to be untapped with Rookwood agreement

Central Queensland workers and irrigators are the winners following the signing of an agreement that will shift delivery of Rookwood Weir into high gear.