Media Statements

COVID restrictions eased for marine tourism
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 05:04 PM

COVID restrictions eased for marine tourism

The Chief Health Officer has approved relaxations to COVID Safe requirements on marine tourism vessels.
Queensland Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon inspects regrowth in fire affected areas of K'gari.
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 02:50 PM

Island paradise recovery underway as Queensland Environment Minister visits K’gari

With green shoots and regrowth already appearing in affected areas, Queensland Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon has visited K’gari (Fraser Island) as recovery work led by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) gets underway.
Six new overtaking lanes on Capricorn Highway
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 02:00 PM

Six new overtaking lanes on Capricorn Highway

Drivers and industries from Rockhampton to Emerald are reaping the benefits of the jointly funded $19 million Capricorn Highway overtaking lanes project.
Part-day public holiday in force tomorrow
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 01:51 PM

Part-day public holiday in force tomorrow

Queensland business owners are being reminded of their obligations ahead of tomorrow’s Christmas Eve part-day public holiday.
Ian Hamilton. Image courtesy of Aussie Seafood House.
Wed 23 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM

Festive catch of the day as seafood retailer named #eatqld Champion

With Christmas just two days away, the Queensland Government has named Aussie Seafood House owner Ian Hamilton the state’s eighteenth #eatqld Champion.
Qld Gov reform to support public transport operators
Tue 22 Dec 20 at 04:00 PM

Qld Gov reform to support public transport operators

The Palaszczuk Government has announced it will slash the regulatory burden for bus and other public transport operators, to support the industry as part of Queensland’s plan for economic recovery.
Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show marks its world premiere in Brisbane
Tue 22 Dec 20 at 02:04 PM

Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show marks its world premiere in Brisbane

Brisbane hometown favourite Bluey will star in a brand-new production tonight at QPAC with the world premiere of Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show
Revamped and enhanced Kirwan Ambulance Station ready to respond
Tue 22 Dec 20 at 02:00 PM

Revamped and enhanced Kirwan Ambulance Station ready to respond

One of the busiest stations in the state will be serviced by world-class facilities following the official opening of the new Kirwan Ambulance Station.
Here’s to the Groundbreakers: Cross River Rail honours iconic Queensland women
Tue 22 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM

Here’s to the Groundbreakers: Cross River Rail honours iconic Queensland women

Cross River Rail’s twin massive Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have been named after two groundbreaking Queensland women, in honour of their outstanding contributions to the state.
Greater Sydney asked to act quickly
Mon 21 Dec 20 at 07:21 PM

Greater Sydney asked to act quickly

Sydneysiders now unable to use their holiday accommodation in Queensland are being asked to contact their provider and cancel their bookings as soon as possible.
Queensland agriculture underpins our economic recovery
Mon 21 Dec 20 at 06:27 PM

Queensland agriculture underpins our economic recovery

Queensland’s agribusiness and food sector is holding firm in the face of COVID-19 with new data showing the 2020-21 forecast value of primary industries commodities to be $18.4 billion, which is just one per cent lower than for 2019-20.
New guide to help landholders on gas development
Mon 21 Dec 20 at 03:48 PM

New guide to help landholders on gas development

A comprehensive guide on Queensland landholders’ rights and obligations on gas development has received a major update.