Media Statements

Time for LNP to come clean on secret list of cuts
Thu 01 Oct 20 at 10:15 AM

Time for LNP to come clean on secret list of cuts

Treasurer Cameron Dick has called on Deb Frecklington to come clean with her secret list of cuts so Queenslanders know what they are facing before they go to start voting. With postal voting and early voting to start in the week of 19 October, the Treasurer’s call comes after a revealing series of comments by LNP candidates. “We’ve been completely upfront with Queenslanders about how we will pay for our commitments,” the Treasurer said. “At last month’s COVID-...
$15 million committed for land for proposed Cairns University Hospital
Thu 01 Oct 20 at 10:01 AM

$15 million committed for land for proposed Cairns University Hospital

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $15 million to acquire land for a new research precinct near Cairns Hospital to be built in partnership with James Cook University.
PPE warehouse expansion for Townsville
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 05:32 PM

PPE warehouse expansion for Townsville

The Palaszczuk Government will expand Townsville PPE warehouse to store a reserve of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and critical health supplies for the state, as part of its new critical supply strategy announced today.
Jobs gallop in with commitment to $38 million Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 03:30 PM

Jobs gallop in with commitment to $38 million Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment

The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a $31.5 million commitment to the multimillion-dollar Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment.
Freckle Farm named #eatqld Champion
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 03:10 PM

Freckle Farm named #eatqld Champion

Mackay regenerative agriculture business Freckle Farm has been names Queensland’s sixteenth #eatqld Champion.
Perfect recipe as leading female chef named #eatqld champion
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 03:07 PM

Perfect recipe as leading female chef named #eatqld champion

Leading female chef and restaurateur Dominique Rizzo has been names Queensland’s tenth #eatqld Champion.
Vintage drop for Queensland winery named #eatqld Champion
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 03:03 PM

Vintage drop for Queensland winery named #eatqld Champion

South Burnett winery Clovely Estate has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.
Drinks all round for #eatqld Champion Bundaberg Brewed Drinks
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 03:00 PM

Drinks all round for #eatqld Champion Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has been named as Queensland’s fourteenth #eatqld Champion.
Prevention of domestic and family violence honoured
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 02:15 PM

Prevention of domestic and family violence honoured

Domestic and family violence is everybody’s business and Queenslanders have had their say on the great work of individuals, businesses and corporations who have made it theirs.
Palaszczuk Gov rings in Bells Creek upgrade with $57 million roads bonanza
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 01:00 PM

Palaszczuk Gov rings in Bells Creek upgrade with $57 million roads bonanza

The Palaszczuk Government has announced shovels will hit the ground in coming weeks on the much-anticipated extension of Bells Creek Arterial Road to the Bruce Highway, with funding locked in as part of a $57 million congestion-busting, job-creating blitz for the southern Sunshine Coast.
Speak now: Farmers asked about Burdekin water
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 12:47 PM

Speak now: Farmers asked about Burdekin water

North Queensland farmers are being asked what water they need to grow their businesses and jobs as part of the business case for raising the Burdekin Falls Dam.
Fisheries regulation overhaul to support Queensland’s economic recovery
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 12:30 PM

Fisheries regulation overhaul to support Queensland’s economic recovery

A major fisheries regulation overhaul will cut red tape for the commercial fishing industry, protect export jobs and set Queensland on the path to more profitable and sustainable fisheries