Media Statements

Multi-million-dollar project supports ongoing operations to keep Seaway safe and accessible
Mon 21 Dec 20 at 11:30 AM

Multi-million-dollar project supports ongoing operations to keep Seaway safe and accessible

The Palaszczuk Government’s multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty is complete, supporting ongoing Seaway and inland coastal waterways access for boaties and commercial operators.
WNBL a win for North Queensland.
Sun 20 Dec 20 at 06:32 PM

WNBL a win for North Queensland.

North Queensland is the big winner with the WNBL playing its entire 2020 season in Townsville, Cairns and Mackay which wrapped up today with a thrilling home team Grand Final clash.
Queensland steps up border restrictions and re-emphasises safe behaviour
Sun 20 Dec 20 at 05:30 PM

Queensland steps up border restrictions and re-emphasises safe behaviour

Greater Sydney will be declared a hotspot from 1am Monday the 21st of December 2020, and there will be a renewed focus on COVID-safe behaviour to ensure Queensland remains safe from the coronavirus pandemic.
Border declaration passes come into force as Sydney Northern Beaches outbreak grow
Sat 19 Dec 20 at 04:01 PM

Border declaration passes come into force as Sydney Northern Beaches outbreak grow

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has announced that from 1am Sunday 20 December, anyone entering Queensland from New South Wales will need to have a border pass declaration
Class of 2020 arises to Year 12 results and ATARs
Sat 19 Dec 20 at 09:00 AM

Class of 2020 arises to Year 12 results and ATARs

More than 49,600 teenage education “pioneers” have today claimed another first: first graduates in a new Queensland Certificate of Education system with Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks (ATAR).
Minister for Public Works Mick de Brenni joins Issack Warner, Cairns MP Michael Healy and NWCI's Scott Lohmann on-site at the Cairns Convention Centre.
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 06:00 PM

500th worker inducted on Cairns Convention Centre build

The Palaszczuk Government’s investment in the Cairns Convention Centre is delivering jobs in the Far North, with the 500th worker having been inducted onto the $176 million project.
Brisbane CBD set for billion-dollar boost
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 03:55 PM

Brisbane CBD set for billion-dollar boost

Two redevelopments worth almost $3 billion collectively and set to transform Brisbane city have reached significant milestones today.
Funding support for communities affected by 2019 Queensland bushfires
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 02:54 PM

Funding support for communities affected by 2019 Queensland bushfires

Grants of up to $100,000 are now available for community groups, local councils and non-government organisations in 23 communities impacted by the bushfires last year.
$11 million investment to help Queensland communities recover from bushfires
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 01:36 PM

$11 million investment to help Queensland communities recover from bushfires

More than $11 million has been approved for a range of projects that will help with the economic and social recovery in Queensland communities that were heavily impacted by last year’s bushfires.
Brisbane’s ugliest building makes way for new ‘Grand Central’
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 11:45 AM

Brisbane’s ugliest building makes way for new ‘Grand Central’

The Brisbane Transit Centre has been completely demolished, marking a huge milestone for the Palaszczuk Government’s transformational Cross River Rail project.
Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 11:22 AM

Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas

Strong border measures to keep Queenslanders safe this Christmas
Get your workplace ready for summer storms and flooding
Fri 18 Dec 20 at 06:00 AM

Get your workplace ready for summer storms and flooding

Queensland businesses have been issued a reminder to be ready to deal with more of Queensland’s wild summer weather – including the forecast La Nina heavy rainfall.