Media Statements

Energy Minister Mick de Brenni and Dutch Honorary Consul Marjon Wind
Wed 11 May 22 at 02:10 PM

Queensland signs hydrogen agreement with massive European port

Queensland is powering ahead in the new global renewable energy era, taking another significant step towards exporting green hydrogen to Europe’s largest port.
16 finalists honoured in milestone year for Queensland Reconciliation Awards
Wed 11 May 22 at 09:50 AM

16 finalists honoured in milestone year for Queensland Reconciliation Awards

Sixteen outstanding finalists have been shortlisted for the 2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards, honouring innovative and impactful initiatives advancing reconciliation across Queensland.
Commission of Inquiry to examine Queensland Police Service responses to domestic and family violence
Wed 11 May 22 at 09:43 AM

Commission of Inquiry to examine Queensland Police Service responses to domestic and family violence

Her Honour Judge Deborah Richards will be appointed to lead the Commission of Inquiry to examine Queensland Police Service responses to domestic and family violence.
Greater say for young people in care
Tue 10 May 22 at 06:33 PM

Greater say for young people in care

Changes passed in Queensland parliament today will amplify the voices of children and young people in decisions that affect them.
Education Minister sends her best wishes to students for NAPLAN
Tue 10 May 22 at 02:32 PM

Education Minister sends her best wishes to students for NAPLAN

Education Minister Grace Grace has wished all participating students the best of luck while they sit NAPLAN tests over the next two weeks.“I send my best wishes to around 279,000 Queensland students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 across 1,773 schools who will sit the test this year online,” Minister Grace said.“My advice for students is to relax, stay calm and simply do your best.“It hasn’t been an easy time for our students, but our NAPLAN results last year held up well de...
Mentoring program celebrates 20 years  of supporting small business
Tue 10 May 22 at 02:08 PM

Mentoring program celebrates 20 years of supporting small business

The Queensland Government’s Mentoring for Growth (M4G) program will mark its 20th year of supporting small businesses by hosting its 3040th mentoring session during Queensland Small Business Month.
Business Basics Grants to relaunch next week
Tue 10 May 22 at 01:19 PM

Business Basics Grants to relaunch next week

The third round of the Business Basic Grants, which was placed on hold due to a nation-wide outage with the online portal SmartyGrants, will relaunch next week.
Women’s voices heard: Historic overhaul in addressing Domestic and Family Violence
Tue 10 May 22 at 09:49 AM

Women’s voices heard: Historic overhaul in addressing Domestic and Family Violence

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced an historic overhaul of laws and practices to better protect Queensland women from domestic and family violence and hold perpetrators to account.
Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe with artist Dr Bianca Beetson and Adrian Coolwell in front of 'Welcome' at Suncorp Stadium.
Mon 09 May 22 at 03:00 PM

‘Welcome’ celebration of friendly battles

Welcome, an Indigenous artwork recognising Suncorp Stadium’s heritage as a gathering place for friendly battles has been unveiled ahead of this weekend’s NRL Magic Round.
New community-led alliance to boost engagement with LGBTIQ+ community
Mon 09 May 22 at 12:56 PM

New community-led alliance to boost engagement with LGBTIQ+ community

The Palaszczuk Government will continue its strong record of supporting the state’s vibrant LGBTIQ+ community, with the LGBTIQ+ Roundtable to continue with a new community-led alliance to be established to boost engagement with Queenslanders of diverse sexualities and genders.
New wheels for Fortitude Valley Bike Squad
Mon 09 May 22 at 10:48 AM

New wheels for Fortitude Valley Bike Squad

The Fortitude Valley Police Bike Squad is ramping up its pedal-power after taking delivery of a new fleet of bicycles.
Road safety plea after nine lives lost in three days
Mon 09 May 22 at 10:37 AM

Road safety plea after nine lives lost in three days

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey has renewed calls for safe driving after a tragic weekend on Queensland roads.