Media Statements

More than $19 million in Disaster Resilience And Risk Reduction Funding For Queensland Communities
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 12:28 PM

More than $19 million in Disaster Resilience And Risk Reduction Funding For Queensland Communities

Queensland communities can now apply for a share of more than $19 million in resilience and risk reduction funding to help reduce, mitigate and manage the risks of future disasters.
Govt acts on student consent issues
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 11:51 AM

Govt acts on student consent issues

The Palaszczuk Government will move to examine whether existing education adequately addresses sexual consent and reporting in Queensland schools.
New Public Trustee Board announced
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 10:33 AM

New Public Trustee Board announced

Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman today announced the Palaszczuk Government would establish a Public Trustee Board to provide oversight and direction to the Public Trustee of Queensland.
Applications open for second round of Hydrogen Industry Development Fund
Wed 10 Mar 21 at 09:45 AM

Applications open for second round of Hydrogen Industry Development Fund

Queensland will remain at the forefront of renewable hydrogen with the second round of the Hydrogen Industry Development Fund opening today.
Thousands of students set to see the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Qld Govt
Tue 09 Mar 21 at 01:54 PM

Thousands of students set to see the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Qld Govt

More than 6500 Queensland students will get to explore the Great Barrier Reef thanks to a $1 million initiative launched by the Palaszczuk Government today.
Two more AstraZeneca vaccine hubs
Tue 09 Mar 21 at 01:13 PM

Two more AstraZeneca vaccine hubs

Toowoomba Hospital and QEII Hospital on Brisbane’s southside will become Queensland’s newest AstraZeneca vaccination hubs from tomorrow (Wednesday 10 March).
Queensland’s first digital hospital reaches for the STARS
Tue 09 Mar 21 at 11:30 AM

Queensland’s first digital hospital reaches for the STARS

Queensland’s new 182-bed “digital ready” hospital, the Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS), is now treating patients in Brisbane.
George Clooney and Julia Roberts heading to Queensland for screen blockbuster
Tue 09 Mar 21 at 08:57 AM

George Clooney and Julia Roberts heading to Queensland for screen blockbuster

Queensland will be home to Academy Award winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts for the filming of Universal Pictures’ Ticket to Paradise this year.
Queensland Government loan supports local tourism providers
Mon 08 Mar 21 at 03:56 PM

Queensland Government loan supports local tourism providers

The Palaszczuk Government has provided a lifeline to hundreds of local Queensland tourism operators and suppliers
Celebrating the strength of Queensland women
Mon 08 Mar 21 at 01:06 PM

Celebrating the strength of Queensland women

The contributions and achievements of Queensland women and girls following a challenging 2020 is being celebrated and recognised by the Palaszczuk Government on International Women’s Day today.
QUEENSLAND WELCOMES DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT NORTHERN PRODUCERS
Mon 08 Mar 21 at 06:15 AM

QUEENSLAND WELCOMES DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT NORTHERN PRODUCERS

Critical disaster assistance will now flow to primary producers in North Queensland impacted by Tropical Cyclone Niran.