Media Statements

Desktop ‘exploration’ seeks new economy minerals
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 03:30 PM

Desktop ‘exploration’ seeks new economy minerals

Exploration from a desktop, rather than with a drill rig, has unearthed almost 600 potential deposits of sought-after new economy minerals across Queensland.
Pop-up vaccination clinics coming soon to 33 Bunnings stores
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 03:04 PM

Pop-up vaccination clinics coming soon to 33 Bunnings stores

The Palaszczuk Government will offer pop-up vaccination clinics this weekend at selected Bunnings stores across Queensland to further increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
QSBC and Minister Farmer
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 02:34 PM

A permanent Queensland Small Business Commissioner is a step closer

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to back small businesses with a move to permanently establish a Small Business Commissioner in Queensland.
New Resources to support disaster preparedness for Queenslanders with disability 
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 02:26 PM

New Resources to support disaster preparedness for Queenslanders with disability 

Queenslanders with disability will be placed front and centre in disaster management and preparedness activities, with a suite of new resources available to prepare for disasters and guide the response of emergency services.
Palaszczuk Government to build new renewable hydrogen plant near Chinchilla
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 01:33 PM

Palaszczuk Government to build new renewable hydrogen plant near Chinchilla

Renewable hydrogen will be produced on the Darling Downs in less than two years with the Palaszczuk Government announcing plans for a demonstration facility near Chinchilla.
Central Queensland leads the way in clean energy
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 12:59 PM

Central Queensland leads the way in clean energy

The Palaszczuk Government and Rio Tinto have signed a statement of cooperation to seize the opportunities presented by clean energy and make Central Queensland an industrial and renewable energy powerhouse.
Beekeeping allowed to continue in Queensland national parks for now
Mon 11 Oct 21 at 11:30 AM

Beekeeping allowed to continue in Queensland national parks for now

The Queensland Government has approved the preparation of legislative amendments to grant a 20-year extension to allow beekeeping to continue in national parks until 2044.
Premier welcomes Gibson Island hydrogen study
Mon 11 Oct 21 at 10:51 AM

Premier welcomes Gibson Island hydrogen study

Queensland’s role as a global leader in the manufacture of renewable hydrogen has taken another big step forward with manufacturer Incitec Pivot reaching an agreement with Fortescue Future Industries to study the feasibility of green ammonia production.
Queenslanders encouraged to Get Ready
Mon 11 Oct 21 at 08:45 AM

Queenslanders encouraged to Get Ready

Queenslanders are being urged to start preparing for disaster season and the wide range of extreme weather events that can impact our state including bushfires, storms, floods and cyclones.
Queenslanders pay tribute to fallen firies on Firefighters Remembrance Day
Sun 10 Oct 21 at 02:28 PM

Queenslanders pay tribute to fallen firies on Firefighters Remembrance Day

Queenslanders have paused for Firefighters Remembrance Day, held on the 10th day, of the 10th month, to remember and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
One of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing hubs set for Gladstone
Sun 10 Oct 21 at 11:33 AM

One of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing hubs set for Gladstone

One of the world’s largest hydrogen-equipment manufacturing facility is planned for Gladstone as part of a new partnership between the Palaszczuk Government and leading renewable energy and hydrogen company Fortescue Future Industries (FFI).
Orange Army volunteers recognised at SES Week Awards
Sat 09 Oct 21 at 03:40 PM

Orange Army volunteers recognised at SES Week Awards

Dedicated State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers from South Eastern Region were recognised for their efforts to help Queenslanders at an awards ceremony today, with 107 awards presented to worthy recipients.