Media Statements

Safety upgrade to complement Toowoomba second range crossing
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM

Safety upgrade to complement Toowoomba second range crossing

Works have started on the $4 million Murphys Creek Road and Brookside Place intersection upgrade at Postmans Ridge, bolstering freight movement through the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba.
Consumer crackdown sees builder cop $25,500 fine
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 10:58 AM

Consumer crackdown sees builder cop $25,500 fine

A builder was ordered to pay $25,500 in compensation for not completing work he had charged for, following an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading.
Safer Advancetown intersection
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 10:00 AM

Safer Advancetown intersection

The Palaszczuk Government will start work next month on the $3.5 million Nerang-Murwillumbah Road and Beechmont Road intersection upgrade.
Practice responsible crab fishing this summer
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 03:50 PM

Practice responsible crab fishing this summer

A summer holiday on the Gold Coast is the perfect time to go fishing for mud and sand crabs, prompting a reminder to recreational fishers to practice responsible crabbing.
Cowboys High Performance Centre on track
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 02:42 PM

Cowboys High Performance Centre on track

The New Year will bring with it the completion of another jewel in the crown of Townsville with the North Queensland Cowboys Community, Training and High-Performance Centre just weeks away from handover
Townsville Sports Reserve scores new indoor courts
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 01:39 PM

Townsville Sports Reserve scores new indoor courts

Work begins next month on a $13.55 million indoor court complex at Townsville Sports Reserve, creating new jobs to help fast-track the North’s COVID-19 economic recovery.
Palaszczuk Government ramps up health services in Gladstone
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 01:21 PM

Palaszczuk Government ramps up health services in Gladstone

The Gladstone community will continue to benefit from strong local hospital services with the transferred ownership of the previous Mater Hospital to Queensland Health.
Works for Tradies boost Queensland construction jobs.
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 12:29 PM

Works for Tradies boost Queensland construction jobs.

The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Works for Tradies stimulus kicks into gear, creating jobs for local tradies and homes for vulnerable Queenslanders, at social housing construction sites across the state.
Palaszczuk Government delivers $4 million boost for clinical research
Wed 16 Dec 20 at 10:22 AM

Palaszczuk Government delivers $4 million boost for clinical research

Clinician researchers around the state will receive a total funding boost of close to $4 million from the Queensland Government to investigate vital health issues.
Supervised Community Accommodation service to end
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Supervised Community Accommodation service to end

Queensland’s Supervised Community Accommodation service (SCA) will conclude at the end of January following the completion of a final independent review.
Summer Sounds coming to Cairns
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 01:02 PM

Summer Sounds coming to Cairns

The Palaszczuk Government’s North Queensland Events Recovery Package has secured some of Australia’s most respected music names for a series of live performances during February in Cairns
Financial and organisational help for seniors and carers
Tue 15 Dec 20 at 12:55 PM

Financial and organisational help for seniors and carers

Queensland seniors have been encouraged to make the most of concessions, rebates and discounts which can put thousands of dollars back into their bank accounts and make life more affordable.