Media Statements

It’s the last straw for single-use plastics
Thu 03 Dec 20 at 12:44 PM

It’s the last straw for single-use plastics

The Palaszczuk Government has re-introduced legislation to ban single-use plastic items in Queensland, starting with straws, stirrers, cutlery and plates.
Palaszczuk Government to pioneer hydrogen cars
Thu 03 Dec 20 at 12:25 PM

Palaszczuk Government to pioneer hydrogen cars

In a Queensland first, the Palaszczuk Government will trial five Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) powered by home-grown hydrogen.
 Fares freeze on board for 2021
Wed 02 Dec 20 at 08:30 PM

Fares freeze on board for 2021

Ticket prices on Queensland public transport services will be frozen in 2021.
 Cloncurry Sedan Dip Road better than ever
Wed 02 Dec 20 at 11:15 AM

Cloncurry Sedan Dip Road better than ever

Sedan Dip Road in Cloncurry has been rebuilt better than ever after it was damaged by the monsoon and floods in February 2019.
Boeing’s autonomous tech flies at new North West drone range 
Wed 02 Dec 20 at 10:56 AM

Boeing’s autonomous tech flies at new North West drone range 

One of the world’s largest aerospace companies, Boeing, has tested its latest autonomy technology at Australia’s first commercial drone flight testing facility at Cloncurry Airport, thanks to a $14.5 million investment from the Palaszczuk Government.
2020 Budget caring for Queensland communities
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 04:20 PM

2020 Budget caring for Queensland communities

The Palaszczuk Government’s 2020 Budget delivers a plan for Queensland’s economic recovery creating jobs and infrastructure to protect, assist and safeguard Queensland communities.
Budget builds skills for Queensland’s future
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 04:13 PM

Budget builds skills for Queensland’s future

The Queensland Government has announced an investment of more than $1 billion in the 2020-21 State Budget for training and skills initiatives focussed on preparing Queenslanders for the jobs of the future.
Budget fast-tracks tourism recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 04:10 PM

Budget fast-tracks tourism recovery

A further $74 million will be invested in the 2020-21 Budget to help fast-track the restoration of jobs and the economic recovery of Queensland’s tourism industry.
Budget delivers Queensland’s plan for Economic Recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:53 PM

Budget delivers Queensland’s plan for Economic Recovery

The Palaszczuk Government’s Budget handed down today continues Queensland’s Economic Recovery plan, creating economic development opportunities and jobs across regional Queensland.
QLD budget drives resources exploration and jobs
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:49 PM

QLD budget drives resources exploration and jobs

Queensland is set for a resources exploration surge with the 2020-21 budget delivering more than $29 million in exploration grants, initiatives and COVID-19 support over the next few years
Queenslanders win half-billion stake in renewable revolution
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:38 PM

Queenslanders win half-billion stake in renewable revolution

Queenslanders will own a stake in the renewable revolution with the 2020-21 Budget investing $500 million to support the development of renewable energy projects.
$200 million to be invested in future training
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:31 PM

$200 million to be invested in future training

The State Government is investing $200 million in a range of skills initiatives to help train and retrain Queenslanders for in-demand jobs over the next four years.