Media Statements

Community to have their say on new school
Wed 09 Dec 20 at 09:59 AM

Community to have their say on new school

Public consultation is set to begin next month on the Palaszczuk Government’s proposed new primary school in the inner west of Brisbane.
Queensland launches first review of animal welfare laws in almost two decades
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 06:08 PM

Queensland launches first review of animal welfare laws in almost two decades

The Queensland Government will conduct a full review of the state’s animal welfare legislation.
1000+ councillor-complaints gets Assessor extra staff
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 01:01 PM

1000+ councillor-complaints gets Assessor extra staff

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Local Government Steven Miles today announced a staffing boost for the Office of Independent Assessor (OIA) to help keep up with demand.
Record capital investment to create jobs announced
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 12:19 PM

Record capital investment to create jobs announced

Deputy Premier Steven Miles announced today Economic Development Queensland will accelerate capital investment in property developments to deliver construction projects and jobs across the state.
Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – the 100 weeks to go countdown is on
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 12:11 PM

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – the 100 weeks to go countdown is on

*Time lapse footage is available here: https://youtu.be/byFjUtmpWos*
$25 million special delivery for Cape York women
Mon 07 Dec 20 at 05:30 AM

$25 million special delivery for Cape York women

Women living in western Cape York communities will be able to give birth closer to home next year, with work underway on a new $25 million birthing unit in Weipa.
Qld Govt urges job seekers to ‘Give it a Go’ in Queensland
Sun 06 Dec 20 at 12:27 PM

Qld Govt urges job seekers to ‘Give it a Go’ in Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government will launch a new campaign to urge thousands of Australians to come to Queensland, filling the huge demand for workers in the state’s tourism industry as travel restrictions ease.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the ‘Give it a Go’ campaign had been developed after feedback with the industry revealed thousands of jobs vacancies throughout the state
Don’t be caught out by online scammers when shopping this festive season
Sat 05 Dec 20 at 03:49 PM

Don’t be caught out by online scammers when shopping this festive season

With Christmas just around the corner the Office of Fair Trading is warning online shoppers to not get caught out when shopping online for Christmas gifts.
Queenslanders to save on fuel, permanently
Sat 05 Dec 20 at 01:30 PM

Queenslanders to save on fuel, permanently

Queenslanders will have permanent access to real-time fuel price reporting, after a two-year trial of the program delivered $9.8 million in savings to consumers at the bowser.
Budget helps women recover from COVID-19
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 01:07 PM

Budget helps women recover from COVID-19

The economic security, and health and wellbeing of Queensland women, was again supported in the 2020-21 Queensland State Budget.
Getting Queenslanders back to work on the farm
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:51 PM

Getting Queenslanders back to work on the farm

A program that encourages Queenslanders to fill short-term labour demands in agriculture, including incentive payments up to $1500 to help with travel and accommodation, has been expanded statewide.
Western multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:45 PM

Western multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

Balonne Multicultural Festival, Dalby's Delicious & DeLIGHTful Festival and Thargomindah Spring Feast are just some of the record number of 211 multicultural celebrations in 2021, sharing in more than $1.5 million from the Queensland Government’s Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program, aimed at furthering inclusion, harmony and unity.