Media Statements

Fans to take piece of GC2018 action home
Fri 15 Dec 17 at 11:30 AM

Fans to take piece of GC2018 action home

The doors have been thrown open to Queensland’s largest-ever event merchandise store.
Thousands of turtles nesting at improved Raine Island
Fri 15 Dec 17 at 09:40 AM

Thousands of turtles nesting at improved Raine Island

Turtle season is in full swing at Raine Island National Park (Scientific) at Queensland’s northern tip, with more than 20,000 green turtles waiting in the sapphire waters to nest on newly profiled beaches.
Largest ever group of Year 12 graduates to receive results and OPs tomorrow
Fri 15 Dec 17 at 08:14 AM

Largest ever group of Year 12 graduates to receive results and OPs tomorrow

The wait is nearly over for Year 12 graduates as the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) releases final results and OPs online this Saturday. Certificates will arrive in the post from early next week.
Regional businesses plug into power cost-cutter
Fri 15 Dec 17 at 05:30 AM

Regional businesses plug into power cost-cutter

Ten large electricity customers from Cairns to Toowoomba have the chance to cut their power bills by up to 40 per cent under a $16 million Palaszczuk Government energy initiative.
Entrepreneurs head to Silicon Valley for innovation masterclass
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 02:48 PM

Entrepreneurs head to Silicon Valley for innovation masterclass

A dozen of the state’s most promising entrepreneurs will travel to the US on an information-gathering mission next year under a Palaszczuk Government plan to kick-start the innovation sector in regional Queensland.
New firefighters boost emergency response
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 02:03 PM

New firefighters boost emergency response

Twenty-three new firefighters and nine fire communications officers will soon be stationed across Queensland following their graduation from the Queensland Combined Emergency Services Academy at Lytton today.
Councils could create better cycleways thanks to Government grants
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 01:14 PM

Councils could create better cycleways thanks to Government grants

Local government leaders are being reminded to get on their bikes and apply for cycling infrastructure funding before it’s too late.
RBT means you need a ‘Plan B’ this festive season
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 01:12 PM

RBT means you need a ‘Plan B’ this festive season

Queensland drivers are being asked to have a ‘Plan B’ ready as they celebrate the festive season.
Palaszczuk Government delivers jobs, jobs, jobs for Christmas
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 12:00 PM

Palaszczuk Government delivers jobs, jobs, jobs for Christmas

143,400 jobs have been created under the Palaszczuk Government and the unemployment rate has remained steady at 5.8%, ABS data released today has shown.
Jeff Horn retains belt in stunning victory against Gary Corcoran
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 10:30 AM

Jeff Horn retains belt in stunning victory against Gary Corcoran

Jeff Horn has cemented his place as one of the world’s top boxers following a convincing win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in the Battle of Brisbane 2.
Australian first now open to traffic on Southport–Burleigh Road
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 06:49 AM

Australian first now open to traffic on Southport–Burleigh Road

The nation’s first Continuous Flow Intersection (CFI) has opened today on the Southport–Burleigh Road as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $160 million Commonwealth Games roads upgrade program.
Resources generates more new jobs for regional Queensland
Thu 14 Dec 17 at 05:50 AM

Resources generates more new jobs for regional Queensland

Job growth continues in regional Queensland with new and existing resources projects recruiting more than 500 jobs in the Far North and North West.