Media Statements

SharkSmart drones and education a boost for summer beach safety
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 04:30 PM

SharkSmart drones and education a boost for summer beach safety

A trial of shark-spotting drones together with the SharkSmart education campaign will boost safety for South East Queensland water users every day of the summer school holidays.
Pets are for life, not just Christmas
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:49 PM

Pets are for life, not just Christmas

Queenslanders are encouraged to think carefully before buying a pet as a gift this Christmas.
A very 2020 Christmas message about those unwanted gifts
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:27 PM

A very 2020 Christmas message about those unwanted gifts

Stuck with an unwanted gift? The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has some tips when looking to return purchases during the festive season.
$30 million FNQ marine investment sails on to next stage
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 03:03 PM

$30 million FNQ marine investment sails on to next stage

The Palaszczuk Government has fast tracked the jobs generating $30 million Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades.
Local business completes Nicklin Way bike and bus upgrade
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 02:00 PM

Local business completes Nicklin Way bike and bus upgrade

Works on the $7 million Nicklin Way bus and bike upgrade at Minyama are complete.
New overtaking lane for Isis Highway
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 01:00 PM

New overtaking lane for Isis Highway

Isis Highway motorists will now benefit from a safer, more efficient journey as works begin on a westbound overtaking lane between Bundaberg and Childers.
Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersection upgrade
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 12:05 PM

Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersection upgrade

The Australian and Queensland governments have $12.5 million in joint funding for the Bruce Highway upgrade at Isis River, with detailed design already underway.
Rookwood Weir stage one water sales process complete
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 12:05 PM

Rookwood Weir stage one water sales process complete

The $352.2 million Rookwood Weir project reached a significant milestone today with the successful completion of the first stage of the water sales process.
Local jobs ready to be untapped with Rookwood agreement
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 11:45 AM

Local jobs ready to be untapped with Rookwood agreement

Central Queensland workers and irrigators are the winners following the signing of an agreement that will shift delivery of Rookwood Weir into high gear.
Safety upgrade to complement Toowoomba second range crossing
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM

Safety upgrade to complement Toowoomba second range crossing

Works have started on the $4 million Murphys Creek Road and Brookside Place intersection upgrade at Postmans Ridge, bolstering freight movement through the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba.
Consumer crackdown sees builder cop $25,500 fine
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 10:58 AM

Consumer crackdown sees builder cop $25,500 fine

A builder was ordered to pay $25,500 in compensation for not completing work he had charged for, following an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading.
Safer Advancetown intersection
Thu 17 Dec 20 at 10:00 AM

Safer Advancetown intersection

The Palaszczuk Government will start work next month on the $3.5 million Nerang-Murwillumbah Road and Beechmont Road intersection upgrade.