Media Statements

Budget builds skills for Queensland’s future
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 04:13 PM

Budget builds skills for Queensland’s future

The Queensland Government has announced an investment of more than $1 billion in the 2020-21 State Budget for training and skills initiatives focussed on preparing Queenslanders for the jobs of the future.
Budget fast-tracks tourism recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 04:10 PM

Budget fast-tracks tourism recovery

A further $74 million will be invested in the 2020-21 Budget to help fast-track the restoration of jobs and the economic recovery of Queensland’s tourism industry.
Budget delivers Queensland’s plan for Economic Recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:53 PM

Budget delivers Queensland’s plan for Economic Recovery

The Palaszczuk Government’s Budget handed down today continues Queensland’s Economic Recovery plan, creating economic development opportunities and jobs across regional Queensland.
QLD budget drives resources exploration and jobs
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:49 PM

QLD budget drives resources exploration and jobs

Queensland is set for a resources exploration surge with the 2020-21 budget delivering more than $29 million in exploration grants, initiatives and COVID-19 support over the next few years
Queenslanders win half-billion stake in renewable revolution
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:38 PM

Queenslanders win half-billion stake in renewable revolution

Queenslanders will own a stake in the renewable revolution with the 2020-21 Budget investing $500 million to support the development of renewable energy projects.
$200 million to be invested in future training
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:31 PM

$200 million to be invested in future training

The State Government is investing $200 million in a range of skills initiatives to help train and retrain Queenslanders for in-demand jobs over the next four years.
Sheep industry, biosecurity, recreational fishers supported in State Budget
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Sheep industry, biosecurity, recreational fishers supported in State Budget

Queensland’s sheep industry, agricultural biosecurity and recreational fishing are winners out of Queensland’s 2020-21 State Budget.
Queensland Corrective Services budget to further enhance safety of Queensland
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Queensland Corrective Services budget to further enhance safety of Queensland

The safety and security of Queensland’s prisons will be further enhanced in the 2020-2021 financial year with a range of significant infrastructure investments to boost capacity.
Queensland Budget delivers for frontline fire and emergency services
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:28 PM

Queensland Budget delivers for frontline fire and emergency services

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan today outlined a five-year initiative to enhance and sustain Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ ability to plan for and respond to incidents and major disasters.
Healthy Reef, Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:26 PM

Healthy Reef, Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy

$40 million will be invested in Budget 2020-21 to protect the Great Barrier Reef and other natural assets throughout the state by the Palaszczuk Government.
State Budget keeps Queensland Racing on track
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:17 PM

State Budget keeps Queensland Racing on track

The 2020-21 State Budget will deliver a $42 million shot in the arm for Queensland’s racing industry.
Making it in Queensland and water security key to state’s economic recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:15 PM

Making it in Queensland and water security key to state’s economic recovery

The Palaszczuk Government has outlined a clear and strong vision for the state’s manufacturing sector in today’s Queensland State Budget that includes a $40.5 million Making it in Queensland strategy, and strong support for water security and regional development.