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Queensland: a world leader in fitness tourism
Sun 14 Jan 18 at 01:11 PM

Queensland: a world leader in fitness tourism

New research shows Queensland has emerged as a global leader in fitness and wellness tourism, with a report released by the government revealing what drives the world’s most active travelers to ‘bucket list’ endurance events across the state. The Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland supports a line-up of 17 world-class endurance events stretching from the Gold Coast to Tropical North Queensland and covering everything from triathlon to multi-sport challen...
Minister calls for safe behaviour on our lakes
Sun 14 Jan 18 at 11:08 AM

Minister calls for safe behaviour on our lakes

More than 200 vessels were intercepted and more than 70 marine notices were issued during the Christmas-New Year period on south east Queensland lakes, prompting a warning from Acting Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Minister Mark Ryan to “act safely and responsibly’’.
 Queensland events benefit from funding boost
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 06:38 PM

Queensland events benefit from funding boost

The Palaszczuk Government will provide hundreds of thousands of dollars to dozens of regional events and festivals as part of a strategy to attract more visitors to Queensland.
First same sex marriage celebrated at the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 04:02 PM

First same sex marriage celebrated at the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Two Gold Coast men have today become the first same-sex couple to be married at Queensland’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (RBDM) since the passing of Marriage Equality laws last month.
Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs in Bundaberg
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 11:12 AM

Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs in Bundaberg

The Queensland Government’s successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative is aiming to assist a further 4,881 jobseekers across the state, including 240 jobseekers in Bundaberg.
Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs in Toowoomba
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 11:11 AM

Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs in Toowoomba

The Queensland Government’s successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative is aiming to assist a further 4,881 jobseekers across the state, including 186 jobseekers in Toowoomba.
Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs on the Sunshine Coast
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 11:10 AM

Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs on the Sunshine Coast

The Queensland Government’s successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative is aiming to assist a further 4,881 jobseekers across the state, including 216 jobseekers on the Sunshine Coast
Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 11:09 AM

Skilling Queenslanders for jobs, jobs, jobs

The Palaszczuk Government will assist a further 4,881 Queenslanders into jobs thanks to the successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.
Statement on changes to Queensland licences
Fri 12 Jan 18 at 10:16 AM

Statement on changes to Queensland licences

Please attribute to a spokesperson for the Minister for Transport and Main Roads:
$150,000 in grants to help celebrate Queensland women in 2018
Thu 11 Jan 18 at 02:46 PM

$150,000 in grants to help celebrate Queensland women in 2018

From the Gold Coast to Longreach, Bamaga to Cherbourg, women and girls across the state are getting ready to celebrate Queensland Women’s Week 2018.
More support sees Queensland small businesses thrive
Thu 11 Jan 18 at 01:30 PM

More support sees Queensland small businesses thrive

Eleven Queensland small businesses will share more than $88,000 in grant funding under the latest round of the Accelerate Small Business Grants Program.