Media Statements

Newest police recruits welcomed at Oxley and Townsville
Mon 04 Jan 21 at 09:30 AM

Newest police recruits welcomed at Oxley and Townsville

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, joined Commissioner Katarina Carroll today to welcome the largest intake of new police recruits in nearly a decade.
Pumping to join a fitness centre in 2021 – weigh in on your consumer rights
Fri 01 Jan 21 at 04:10 PM

Pumping to join a fitness centre in 2021 – weigh in on your consumer rights

Whether you’re looking to join a gym, aquatic centre, martial arts club or a yoga studio, its important you know your consumer rights.
1990 - The Goss Government – the great reforms roll out
Fri 01 Jan 21 at 06:05 AM

1990 - The Goss Government – the great reforms roll out

Today’s release of the 1990 Queensland Cabinet Minutes shows the Goss Government’s bold steps towards transforming Queensland into a modern, progressive and productive state, after 32 years of conservative government - delivering reform which is still supporting Queenslanders today.
Drivers asked to make safety their New Year’s resolution
Thu 31 Dec 20 at 11:10 AM

Drivers asked to make safety their New Year’s resolution

Queenslanders holidaying at home and a forecast of wet weather for large parts of the state present tricky conditions on the roads.
Start 2021 off right and avoid illegal fireworks
Thu 31 Dec 20 at 10:45 AM

Start 2021 off right and avoid illegal fireworks

Queenslanders looking to see 2020 out with a bang are urged to celebrate safely by enjoying only legal fireworks displays.
	  The curtain is drawn on 2020 – New Year’s Eve
Thu 31 Dec 20 at 09:45 AM

The curtain is drawn on 2020 – New Year’s Eve

Police Minister Mark Ryan and Assistant Commissioner Brian Codd have thanked the Queensland community for their support as 2020 draws to a close.
Statement from Health Minister re NSW COVID cases 
Wed 30 Dec 20 at 01:32 PM

Statement from Health Minister re NSW COVID cases 

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath said:“We are watching the situation in New South Wales very closely.“Queensland's Chief Health Officer is in constant contact with her NSW counterparts and receives regular updates on the growing COVID outbreaks in that State.“Queensland has strong border measures in place in response to the Sydney clusters, based on expert health advice.“We'll continue to follow the advice of our Chief Health Officer and will ...
Scammers thrive in social media marketplace
Tue 29 Dec 20 at 05:48 AM

Scammers thrive in social media marketplace

Queensland online shoppers are being warned about the number of vehicle scams being carried out on social media trading platforms.
Three new Queensland schools gaining momentum
Mon 28 Dec 20 at 10:00 AM

Three new Queensland schools gaining momentum

The construction of three new Queensland state schools is a step closer, with contracts awarded and work to kick off soon.
Fossicking is a great way to get out and explore Queensland with the whole family.
Sun 27 Dec 20 at 10:09 AM

Have a treasured holiday and get fossicking in Queensland’s backyard

There’s been an upsurge in the number of people fossicking for gold, sapphires, emeralds and opals in Queensland’s hotspots for precious metals and gems.
Queensland marks 100 days without community transmission  
Thu 24 Dec 20 at 11:24 AM

Queensland marks 100 days without community transmission  

It’s now been 100 days since Queensland last recorded a case of COVID-19 acquired in the Queensland community.
Supporting Queensland’s future interpreters
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 06:00 PM

Supporting Queensland’s future interpreters

Queenslanders who rely on interpreters to access essential services will soon have greater assistance with the Palaszczuk Government providing $740,000 over three years to boost the number of Interpreters who are certified by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).