Media Statements

Sheep industry, biosecurity, recreational fishers supported in State Budget
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Sheep industry, biosecurity, recreational fishers supported in State Budget

Queensland’s sheep industry, agricultural biosecurity and recreational fishing are winners out of Queensland’s 2020-21 State Budget.
Queensland Corrective Services budget to further enhance safety of Queensland
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:30 PM

Queensland Corrective Services budget to further enhance safety of Queensland

The safety and security of Queensland’s prisons will be further enhanced in the 2020-2021 financial year with a range of significant infrastructure investments to boost capacity.
Queensland Budget delivers for frontline fire and emergency services
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:28 PM

Queensland Budget delivers for frontline fire and emergency services

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan today outlined a five-year initiative to enhance and sustain Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ ability to plan for and respond to incidents and major disasters.
Healthy Reef, Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:26 PM

Healthy Reef, Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy

$40 million will be invested in Budget 2020-21 to protect the Great Barrier Reef and other natural assets throughout the state by the Palaszczuk Government.
State Budget keeps Queensland Racing on track
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:17 PM

State Budget keeps Queensland Racing on track

The 2020-21 State Budget will deliver a $42 million shot in the arm for Queensland’s racing industry.
Palaszczuk Government to pump $10 million into hydrogen pipeline
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:15 PM

Palaszczuk Government to pump $10 million into hydrogen pipeline

Queensland will remain at the forefront of renewable hydrogen with the State Government committing a further $10 million over the next four years to develop the renewable hydrogen industry in Queensland.
Making it in Queensland and water security key to state’s economic recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:15 PM

Making it in Queensland and water security key to state’s economic recovery

The Palaszczuk Government has outlined a clear and strong vision for the state’s manufacturing sector in today’s Queensland State Budget that includes a $40.5 million Making it in Queensland strategy, and strong support for water security and regional development.
Record Police Budget begins biggest boost to policing in three decades
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 03:06 PM

Record Police Budget begins biggest boost to policing in three decades

The Palaszczuk Government’s 2020/21 record Police Budget will contribute to the biggest boost to policing in Queensland in three decades.
Record Qld transport, roads spend supports jobs, COVID recovery
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:57 PM

Record Qld transport, roads spend supports jobs, COVID recovery

The Palaszczuk Government will deliver its fifth record roads and transport budget for Queensland, with $26.9 billion to support 23,600 jobs as part of the state’s economic recovery plan.
Big Plans for Small Business
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:55 PM

Big Plans for Small Business

The Palaszczuk Government is backing Queensland small businesses to further drive economic recovery with a $140 million Big Plans for Small Business strategy funded in Budget 2020-21 to lift competitiveness and resilience.
Budget bonanza for education
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:52 PM

Budget bonanza for education

A record $14.2 billion in education funding has been allocated by the Palaszczuk Government in the 2020-21 State Budget.
Health budget to unite and recover from COVID-19
Tue 01 Dec 20 at 02:51 PM

Health budget to unite and recover from COVID-19

A $21.8 billion record health budget will help build new and improved hospitals, ambulance stations and health facilities, creating more than 4400 construction and health jobs.