Media Statements

Funding to stamp out costly illegal dumping
Fri 27 Jan 23 at 12:15 PM

Funding to stamp out costly illegal dumping

The Palaszczuk Government will provide more than $2.3 million to local councils in the latest round of its Illegal Dumping Grants.
Funding to tackle social isolation and loneliness in Queensland communities
Fri 27 Jan 23 at 10:57 AM

Funding to tackle social isolation and loneliness in Queensland communities

Community organisations and not-for-profits are being encouraged to apply for funding under a new Palaszczuk Government grants program to tackle social isolation and loneliness in our communities.
Premier announces new Police Academy for North Queensland
Fri 27 Jan 23 at 10:20 AM

Premier announces new Police Academy for North Queensland

The Premier today announced a new Police Academy for Townsville, as she revealed artist impressions of the new state-of-the-art Queensland police precinct.
135 Queenslanders celebrated in 2023 Australia Day Honours
Thu 26 Jan 23 at 08:30 AM

135 Queenslanders celebrated in 2023 Australia Day Honours

135 Queenslanders have been acknowledged in the 2023 Australia Day Honours List.
Three Queensland Corrective Services officers recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Corrections Medals
Thu 26 Jan 23 at 07:32 AM

Three Queensland Corrective Services officers recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Corrections Medals

Three Queensland Corrective Services officers have been recognised in the Australia Day Honours, receiving the Australian Corrections Medal.
Four Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Honours
Thu 26 Jan 23 at 07:31 AM

Four Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Honours

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel have today been named in the Australia Day Honours List and awarded the prestigious Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) and Emergency Services Medal (ESM).
Twelve Queensland Police officers recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Police Medals
Thu 26 Jan 23 at 07:30 AM

Twelve Queensland Police officers recognised for extraordinary service with Australian Police Medals

Twelve members of the Queensland Police Service were today awarded the Australian Police Medal (APM) in recognition of their astonishing contribution to policing.
Member for Cooper Jonty Bush, Bardon Latrobe FC President Samuel Irvine Casey and Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.
Wed 25 Jan 23 at 06:30 PM

More than $26 million for community sport and active recreation

Over coming months, more than $26 million will be invested by the Palaszczuk Government in community sport and active recreation clubs to enhance our State’s great lifestyle and encourage more young Queenslanders to stay active and healthy.
New rules for moving beehives into Queensland
Wed 25 Jan 23 at 04:09 PM

New rules for moving beehives into Queensland

Beekeepers can now apply for a permit to move European honey bees and other related materials into Queensland from the NSW General Emergency Zone (GEZ) after this zone was declared free of varroa mites.
Safe and Diverse Communities Grant Program delivers more funding to address domestic and family violence
Wed 25 Jan 23 at 01:00 PM

Safe and Diverse Communities Grant Program delivers more funding to address domestic and family violence

Eleven organisations have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Queensland Government for projects that respond to domestic, family, and sexual violence (DFSV) in the state’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
Site secured for Australia’s first critical minerals plant to be built in NQ
Wed 25 Jan 23 at 12:36 PM

Site secured for Australia’s first critical minerals plant to be built in NQ

An Australian-first critical minerals demonstration facility which will be expanded to include more than just vanadium will be built in Townsville to unlock Queensland’s next mining and manufacturing boom.
New northern partnership to boost emergency animal disease preparedness
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 05:23 PM

New northern partnership to boost emergency animal disease preparedness

Queensland, in partnership with the Northern Territory and Western Australia, will have even stronger surveillance and preparedness for emergency animal diseases with an injection of $4.33 million in federal funding.