Media Statements

Cairns export hub project building momentum
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 12:57 PM

Cairns export hub project building momentum

The development of the new Regional Trade Distribution Centre (RTDC) in Cairns is starting to kick off, thanks to a continued strong health response to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recovery looking positive.
Real estate agent ordered to pay more than $22,000
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 11:24 AM

Real estate agent ordered to pay more than $22,000

A property management company has been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay compensation of $12,360 to consumers who were out of pocket after being charged for services they didn’t want and which they hadn’t authorised.
Water release delivers boost to Stanthorpe irrigators
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 11:22 AM

Water release delivers boost to Stanthorpe irrigators

A release of unallocated water from the Accommodation and Pike creeks in the Stanthorpe region has delivered a boost for 24 local farmers and irrigators.
Intersection upgrade part of highway safety upgrades
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 05:00 AM

Intersection upgrade part of highway safety upgrades

Upgrades to the Captain Cook Highway and Stanton Road intersection will begin this month, as part of a $25 million program of works to improve safety.
Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment is off and racing
Fri 17 Sep 21 at 01:08 AM

Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment is off and racing

Expressions of interest (EOI) open today for the $38 million redevelopment of the Gold Coast Turf Club.
Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying law passed
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 06:05 PM

Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying law passed

New laws allowing voluntary assisted dying in Queensland have been passed by parliament today giving terminally ill Queenslanders more choice.
Licences suspended, large fines for illegal fishing activities
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 03:33 PM

Licences suspended, large fines for illegal fishing activities

Two commercial fishers have had their licences suspended with others fined a total of $18,000 after court cases involving more than 50 charges against three fishers were heard in three Queensland Magistrates courts.
High-tech medical manufacturing jobs for Maryborough
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 03:00 PM

High-tech medical manufacturing jobs for Maryborough

A leading medical device manufacturer will establish a $13.8 million facility in Maryborough and create up to 194 local jobs thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $150 million Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund.
Queensland Government introduces toughest parole laws in the nation
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 01:55 PM

Queensland Government introduces toughest parole laws in the nation

The Palaszczuk Government has introduced the toughest parole laws in the nation for prisoners serving life sentences for the most heinous crimes.
Port of Mackay earns gold medal trade result for August
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 12:00 PM

Port of Mackay earns gold medal trade result for August

Queensland’s successful response to the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Port of Mackay record its biggest month of exports ever.
New vaccination hub to open in Mackay-Whitsunday
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 11:30 AM

New vaccination hub to open in Mackay-Whitsunday

Mackay-Whitsunday residents will have more opportunities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine with the opening of new community vaccination hubs.
Palaszczuk Government expands program to put more GPs in state schools
Thu 16 Sep 21 at 11:02 AM

Palaszczuk Government expands program to put more GPs in state schools

The Palaszczuk Government will expand a pilot program to base GPs at a number of state secondary schools from early next year.