Media Statements

Renewable zones to position Queensland into a clean energy powerhouse
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 01:42 PM

Renewable zones to position Queensland into a clean energy powerhouse

Queensland is accelerating towards its 50% renewable energy target, with interest in Queensland’s renewable energy zones shattering expectations and creating overwhelming interest from renewables investors.
Smart ticketing touches on for the first time on Gold Coast
Fri 11 Dec 20 at 08:00 AM

Smart ticketing touches on for the first time on Gold Coast

Gold Coast commuters will become the first in Queensland to be able to pay for trips using their smartphones, debit or credit cards and smart watches.
Palaszczuk Government amps up COVID research investment
Thu 10 Dec 20 at 01:03 PM

Palaszczuk Government amps up COVID research investment

The Palaszczuk Government is tackling COVID-19 treatment as well as protection, with $5 million for local research into treatment on top of its $10 million vaccine investment.
JobTrainer ready to sign up Queensland job seekers
Wed 09 Dec 20 at 04:35 PM

JobTrainer ready to sign up Queensland job seekers

Queensland job seekers are set to benefit from the new $200 million JobTrainer Fund to train people for high demand occupations.
Government boosts support for sexual and domestic violence service providers
Wed 09 Dec 20 at 03:37 PM

Government boosts support for sexual and domestic violence service providers

Queenslanders are showing their true spirit this Christmas with thousands of donations flooding in to bring some joy to women and children in refuges this year.
Protecting jobseekers from bait advertising
Wed 09 Dec 20 at 02:50 PM

Protecting jobseekers from bait advertising

The Palaszczuk Government will introduce tough new measures to protect job seekers from scammers tricking them into training programs. Minister for Training and Skills Development Di Farmer said the additional safeguards follow an independent review into ‘bait advertising’ by the Queensland Training Ombudsman.
Community to have their say on new school
Wed 09 Dec 20 at 09:59 AM

Community to have their say on new school

Public consultation is set to begin next month on the Palaszczuk Government’s proposed new primary school in the inner west of Brisbane.
Queensland launches first review of animal welfare laws in almost two decades
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 06:08 PM

Queensland launches first review of animal welfare laws in almost two decades

The Queensland Government will conduct a full review of the state’s animal welfare legislation.
1000+ councillor-complaints gets Assessor extra staff
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 01:01 PM

1000+ councillor-complaints gets Assessor extra staff

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Local Government Steven Miles today announced a staffing boost for the Office of Independent Assessor (OIA) to help keep up with demand.
Record capital investment to create jobs announced
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 12:19 PM

Record capital investment to create jobs announced

Deputy Premier Steven Miles announced today Economic Development Queensland will accelerate capital investment in property developments to deliver construction projects and jobs across the state.
Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – the 100 weeks to go countdown is on
Tue 08 Dec 20 at 12:11 PM

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – the 100 weeks to go countdown is on

*Time lapse footage is available here: https://youtu.be/byFjUtmpWos*