Media Statements

Palaszczuk Government funding to help NQ manufacturers innovate
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 02:59 PM

Palaszczuk Government funding to help NQ manufacturers innovate

North Queensland manufacturers will be able to save valuable time and money developing new products, thanks to a program being delivered by the Palaszczuk Government, in conjunction with James Cook University.
FIRST AT-RISK IPSWICH HOMES DEMOLISHED UNDER VOLUNTARY HOME BUY-BACK PROGRAM
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 12:44 PM

FIRST AT-RISK IPSWICH HOMES DEMOLISHED UNDER VOLUNTARY HOME BUY-BACK PROGRAM

Heavy machinery and specialist crews have begun demolishing homes at Goodna which were among the first homes bought back under the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund.
Cleanroom to sweep in Queensland scientific excellence
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 12:00 PM

Cleanroom to sweep in Queensland scientific excellence

A Queensland research hub is set to spark major advancements in scientific exploration and biotech with a $23 million upgrade featuring Australia’s first 3D nano printer now complete.
New Qld nature refuges protect 166,000ha, great lifestyle
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 11:30 AM

New Qld nature refuges protect 166,000ha, great lifestyle

More than 166,000 hectares of critical habitat – equivalent to the size of Cairns – will be protected in a partnership between the Queensland Palaszczuk Government and a number of property owners in the state’s north.
Energy Minister Mick de Brenni and Member for Cairns Michael Healy join Ergon and Powerlink crews at the Woree substation in Cairns
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 10:46 AM

Work Underway On New Cairns to Townsville Queensland SuperGrid Link

Construction work is underway on building a brand new 275kV Queensland SuperGrid Link between Cairns and Townsville as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan.
40,000 Families Start the Year with Free or Cheaper Kindy
Tue 24 Jan 23 at 10:29 AM

40,000 Families Start the Year with Free or Cheaper Kindy

Queensland kindy families are starting the year with cost-of-living relief thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $1 billion investment in kindergarten, with 14,000 children getting it completely free.
Support for Regional Queensland Councils impacted by monsoon flooding
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 06:00 PM

Support for Regional Queensland Councils impacted by monsoon flooding

Disaster assistance is now available for five more Local Governments in Regional Queensland affected by ongoing monsoon activity.
Palaszczuk Government signs off on over $370 million for Toowoomba to Warwick pipeline
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 05:41 PM

Palaszczuk Government signs off on over $370 million for Toowoomba to Warwick pipeline

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has officially signed off on funding for the Toowoomba to Warwick Pipeline, supporting more than 400 good jobs in the south west regions.
In with the new as Doomadgee and Millmerran to receive new health facilities
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 04:14 PM

In with the new as Doomadgee and Millmerran to receive new health facilities

New health facilities will be built in Doomadgee and Millmerran as part of a $1.038 billion investment in rural and remote health infrastructure.
Independent chairs appointed to Forensic Science Queensland’s Interim Advisory Board
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 03:02 PM

Independent chairs appointed to Forensic Science Queensland’s Interim Advisory Board

Eminent retired judges Julie Dick SC and Walter Sofronoff KC will co-chair Forensic Science Queensland’s new interim advisory board.
Wide Bay Burnett welcomes Ambassadors and Great Australian Bites event this Australia Day
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 02:57 PM

Wide Bay Burnett welcomes Ambassadors and Great Australian Bites event this Australia Day

Wide Bay Burnett residents will get a flavour of Australia this week, with the region combining generous helpings of its best food, music and activities as part of a family-friendly Australia Day events program.
Nominate a Queensland Great before it’s too late
Mon 23 Jan 23 at 02:52 PM

Nominate a Queensland Great before it’s too late

There are only a few weeks left to recognise a Queenslander or Queensland-based organisation for their significant contribution to the Sunshine State and to nominate them for a Queensland Greats Award.