Media Statements

Road safety plea after nine lives lost in three days
Mon 09 May 22 at 10:37 AM

Road safety plea after nine lives lost in three days

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey has renewed calls for safe driving after a tragic weekend on Queensland roads.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS
Mon 09 May 22 at 10:04 AM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOLLOWING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL-WESTERN QUEENSLAND FLOODS

Disaster assistance is now available in ten Local Government Areas after intense rainfall resulted in widespread flooding throughout much of Northern and Central-Western Queensland in April.
Queensland’s animal welfare laws to be amended
Sun 08 May 22 at 10:05 AM

Queensland’s animal welfare laws to be amended

Prong collars and other inhumane practices would be banned as part of the biggest reforms of animal welfare laws in Queensland in more than 20 years.
Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level
Fri 06 May 22 at 04:44 PM

Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level

Queensland artists and arts workers can boost their careers and reach new goals from today with the 2022 Creative Business Champions program now open.
Roosters hatch Grand Final legacy
Fri 06 May 22 at 03:30 PM

Roosters hatch Grand Final legacy

The Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans are in Mackay this weekend to kick off Queensland’s NRL 2021 Grand Final legacy.
Architectural illustration of the Athletics Australia National Throws Centre of Excellence to be built at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC)
Fri 06 May 22 at 02:50 PM

New centre for medal-winning throws

Construction is about to begin on a new $2.7 million centre of excellence at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC) for the State’s shot put, discus, javelin and decathlon stars of the future.
Advantages keep coming from popular arts funding
Fri 06 May 22 at 02:26 PM

Advantages keep coming from popular arts funding

Five vibrant arts and cultural projects will make a positive impact on people, places and communities thanks to Palaszczuk Government funding of $226,080 through Round 6 of Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) – Arts Advantage stream.
"GIVIT up' for domestic and family violence survivors this Mother's Day
Fri 06 May 22 at 11:37 AM

"GIVIT up' for domestic and family violence survivors this Mother's Day

Queenslanders can deliver the perfect gift to vulnerable people experiencing or escaping domestic and family violence by donating through GIVIT this Mother’s Day.
Support for foster carers strengthened in Townsville
Fri 06 May 22 at 11:30 AM

Support for foster carers strengthened in Townsville

The Palaszczuk Government is taking steps to strengthen its support for Townsville’s foster and kinship carers.
Queenslanders have chance to be heard in ground-breaking justice review
Thu 05 May 22 at 05:43 PM

Queenslanders have chance to be heard in ground-breaking justice review

Queenslanders are being asked to have their say on shaping new criminal procedure laws for Magistrates Courts.
Cairns and FNQ represented on new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council
Thu 05 May 22 at 02:59 PM

Cairns and FNQ represented on new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council

Small businesses in Cairns, the Far North and throughout the State have gained a strengthened voice with the first meeting today of a new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to represent small business interests to the State Government
Advisory Council to give small business a stronger voice
Thu 05 May 22 at 02:25 PM

Advisory Council to give small business a stronger voice

Small business in Queensland has gained a strengthened voice with the first meeting today of a new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to represent small business interests to the State Government