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Buy from the Bush this Christmas
Sun 13 Dec 20 at 09:30 AM

Buy from the Bush this Christmas

It’s been a tough year for small businesses – and even tougher for those in rural and remote Queensland, but now you can support those bush businesses without leaving Brisbane.
Support Queensland farmers at the Christmas dinner table
Sat 12 Dec 20 at 10:40 AM

Support Queensland farmers at the Christmas dinner table

Queenslanders can spread some much-needed Christmas cheer to the state’s producers by making sure great-tasting Queensland produce is on their Christmas dinner tables this year.
Australian-first seasonal worker trial program extended
Sat 12 Dec 20 at 10:35 AM

Australian-first seasonal worker trial program extended

The Queensland Government has extended an Australian-first seasonal worker trial program to help Queensland farmers harvest their world-class produce.
Queensland’s pipeline to more gas and jobs gains ground
Sat 12 Dec 20 at 06:37 AM

Queensland’s pipeline to more gas and jobs gains ground

CORRECTION - please disregard previous version
Queensland’s pipeline to more gas and jobs gains ground
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 06:25 PM

Queensland’s pipeline to more gas and jobs gains ground

Work is underway to potentially help unlock Queensland’s Bowen Basin and create 1000 construction jobs in the process.
Know the signs of elder abuse this festive season
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 06:01 PM

Know the signs of elder abuse this festive season

Queenslanders are being encouraged to recognise the signs of elder abuse and seek help over the Christmas period.
Cricketers pad up for opening of National Cricket Campus
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 05:00 PM

Cricketers pad up for opening of National Cricket Campus

The summer of cricket will reach new heights with the opening of Stages 1A and B of the two-stage $18.3 million National Cricket Campus at Kalinga.
Investment boosts Queensland bio-manufacturing jobs
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 04:38 PM

Investment boosts Queensland bio-manufacturing jobs

Two strategic investments in Brisbane-based bio tech and manufacturing companies are set to create more than 870 operational jobs, and even more in construction.
Queensland to retain veto on automatic mutual recognition
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 03:14 PM

Queensland to retain veto on automatic mutual recognition

The Palaszczuk Government will reserve its right to veto the operation on some or all provisions of automatic mutual recognition to ensure community safety and the high standards of Queensland’s occupational licensing.Treasurer Cameron Dick said that Queensland had secured clauses in the intergovernmental agreement to ensure Queensland’s high standards would not be compromised.“Queensland supports common sense mutual recognition, but under no circumstances will we compromise ou...
Landmark carbon farming project to create jobs and environmental benefits across Queensland
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 03:00 PM

Landmark carbon farming project to create jobs and environmental benefits across Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government’s investment in multi-million-dollar carbon farming projects this year will see up to 1.9 million tonnes of carbon out of the atmosphere and 1.8 million hectares of land restored.Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon said the $2.1 million partnership between the Palaszczuk Government, GreenCollar and the Goondicum Pastoral Company was part of the state’s Land Restoration Fund to build the carbon farming industry in Queensland.“This is creating local job...
Kiwis are Good to Go
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 02:54 PM

Kiwis are Good to Go

From tomorrow, New Zealanders can holiday in Queensland without entering mandatory hotel quarantine when they arrive.
Guidelines released to help build more bushfire-resilient homes
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 02:42 PM

Guidelines released to help build more bushfire-resilient homes

To help combat the impacts of bushfires in Queensland, the Palaszczuk Government has released guidelines to help improve the bushfire resilience of new and existing homes.