Media Statements

State Budget delivers funding boost for local water supplies
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 06:00 PM

State Budget delivers funding boost for local water supplies

The Palaszczuk Government will support regional councils to improve water supply and security across the state by committing $70 million to a new round of Building our Regions funding in the State Budget.
Statement from Energy Minister Mick de Brenni on Callide C investigation
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:54 PM

Statement from Energy Minister Mick de Brenni on Callide C investigation

The CS Energy board has advised me that it has determined the arrangements for the investigation into the Callide incident, including that it will be led by forensic engineer Dr Sean Brady
Jobs, safety and security boost in corrective services budget
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:50 PM

Jobs, safety and security boost in corrective services budget

Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan said jobs, safety and security would receive a significant boost in the State Budget with more than $1 billion allocated to Queensland Corrective Services for 2021-22, an increase of $32.2 million on the last financial year.
Investment in the arts underpins Queensland’s recovery
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:40 PM

Investment in the arts underpins Queensland’s recovery

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to support the arts sector, with more than $90 million invested in today’s State Budget to help drive economic recovery and create jobs.
Budget delivers on building safer and inclusive communities
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:30 PM

Budget delivers on building safer and inclusive communities

A boost in funding for out-of-home care for vulnerable children, continued investment in reducing youth offending to keep our communities safe, and promoting inclusive communities have all featured in the 2021–22 State Budget.
Budget delivers for seniors and people with disability
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:20 PM

Budget delivers for seniors and people with disability

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to deliver for seniors and people with disabilities as part of the state’s economic recovery plan, with today’s State Budget showcasing its investment in support services.
Government spends big to protect Queenslanders
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:10 PM

Government spends big to protect Queenslanders

The Palaszczuk Government will spend $1.4 billion on delivering frontline justice services to protect the safety of Queenslanders in this Budget.
Budget backs farmers in uncertain times
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 05:00 PM

Budget backs farmers in uncertain times

The Queensland 2021-22 State Budget will continue to provide the agriculture sector certainty in uncertain times.
Queensland budget continues state’s resources-led recovery
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 04:50 PM

Queensland budget continues state’s resources-led recovery

More than $42 million will be invested into Queensland’s resources sector and land programs as part of the 2021-22 State Budget.
Palaszczuk Government backs small business in Budget
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 04:40 PM

Palaszczuk Government backs small business in Budget

The Palaszczuk Government is investing billions of dollars to ensure Queensland is the best place to be for small business and that they have the support they need to get growing
Budget connects language, culture and Treaty in Queensland
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 04:30 PM

Budget connects language, culture and Treaty in Queensland

The Queensland Government is establishing a $300 million Path to Treaty Fund, as a major investment in reconciliation and healing.
Budget backs the emergency services frontline
Tue 15 Jun 21 at 04:20 PM

Budget backs the emergency services frontline

Queensland’s frontline emergency services have received budget backing to help them protect and support communities.