Media Statements

Boost to Mareeba youth support services
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 02:00 PM

Boost to Mareeba youth support services

Youth support services in Mareeba will receive a $260,000 boost to extend the PCYC’s successful Pulse Café to operate seven days a week.
New home for Queensland greyhounds
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 01:00 PM

New home for Queensland greyhounds

A state-of-the-art greyhound racing facility that will be the new home of the sport in Queensland has been granted development approval.
Gold Coast-based Supercross rider Aaron Tanti with Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Cameron Dick at the announcement of SX Global's move to Queensland
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 12:45 PM

Jobs jump for Queensland as supercross HQ lands on the Gold Coast

The global headquarters of Supercross World Championship organiser SX Global Pty Ltd has moved to the Gold Coast, thanks to the support of the Palaszczuk Government’s Invested in Queensland program, bringing with it more good jobs
NQ mineral promise lures gas pioneer north
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 12:29 PM

NQ mineral promise lures gas pioneer north

North Queensland’s historic goldfields have lured an Australian-based international oil and gas explorer and investor to the tropics, which could lead to more good jobs in the region.
Paving the Way to more good jobs for First Nations People
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 11:52 AM

Paving the Way to more good jobs for First Nations People

The Palaszczuk Government has launched its first plan to develop Queensland’s First Nations workforce and improve job outcomes through training and support on day two of the 2022 QCOSS Conference.
Good jobs supported as Beck Drive rings in major milestone
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 10:20 AM

Good jobs supported as Beck Drive rings in major milestone

The Townsville Ring Road Stage five project has reached another milestone with the opening of a new exit ramp.
Grants now open to support diverse communities respond to domestic, family and sexual violence
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 10:10 AM

Grants now open to support diverse communities respond to domestic, family and sexual violence

Grants of up to $25,000 are now on offer for community organisations delivering targeted projects in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities to respond to domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV).
Housing Supply Expert Panel expanded to cope with population growth
Thu 08 Sep 22 at 07:03 AM

Housing Supply Expert Panel expanded to cope with population growth

A refreshed Housing Supply Expert Panel will take on housing challenges across Queensland.
2023 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award applications now open
Wed 07 Sep 22 at 07:11 PM

2023 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award applications now open

Applications are now open for the 2023 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.
Planning Far North Queensland’s future
Wed 07 Sep 22 at 06:22 PM

Planning Far North Queensland’s future

Deputy Premier and Minister for Planning Steven Miles has announced the Far North Queensland Regional Plan will be updated, followed by all Regional Plans over the next three years.
Former District Court judge to head serious and organised crime legislation review
Wed 07 Sep 22 at 03:44 PM

Former District Court judge to head serious and organised crime legislation review

Recently retired District Court judge, Julie Dick SC, has been appointed to conduct a review of the State’s serious and organised crime laws.
QAS drives greater cultural safety in the community
Wed 07 Sep 22 at 02:58 PM

QAS drives greater cultural safety in the community

The Queensland Ambulance Service has appointed a team of leaders to build on the organisation’s cultural capability and advance health equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and they’re doing it in style.