Media Statements

Lockdown arrangements for Queensland state schools
Yesterday at 01:35 PM

Lockdown arrangements for Queensland state schools

Queensland state schools in each of the 11 Local Government Areas impacted by the three day lockdown will only remain open to vulnerable children and the children of essential workers, Education Minister Grace Grace announced today.
$12 million investment renews Everton Park State High School
Yesterday at 01:31 PM

$12 million investment renews Everton Park State High School

Students at Everton Park State High School (SHS) are enjoying a brand-new state of the art performing arts centre as part of the $12 million (GST inclusive) investment thanks to the Queensland Government’s Renewing Our Schools (ROS) program.
Hard, Fast Lockdown to Stop Virus Spread
Yesterday at 12:30 PM

Hard, Fast Lockdown to Stop Virus Spread

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that South-East Queensland will enter a three-day lockdown from 4pm today, Saturday 31 July.
RADF funding flows for regional arts and culture
Yesterday at 10:00 AM

RADF funding flows for regional arts and culture

Hundreds of community-led arts and cultural experiences will be activated across regional Queensland through $4.38 million from the Regional Arts Development Fund 2021 - 2022 (RADF).
Rural firies mark the start of RFS Week
Yesterday at 10:00 AM

Rural firies mark the start of RFS Week

Rural Fire Service (RFS) Week 2021 was officially launched at the Rocksberg Moorina Rural Fire Station today.
Intuition Art of Hair owner Victoria Rushby, winner of Small Employer of the Year in the Queensland Training Awards
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 07:00 PM

Central Queensland’s best training talent announced

A not-for-profit community-based organisation supporting migrants in Biloela and Rockhampton has been selected as a Central Queensland regional winner in the 60th annual Queensland Training Awards.
Qld crocs recover from near extinction
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 04:05 PM

Qld crocs recover from near extinction

Crocodile populations in Queensland continue to recover after the reptiles were almost hunted to extinction before being protected in the 1970s, a new Queensland Government survey shows.
QLD Country Meats l-r apprentices Jayden Ruru and Brett Ellis with owner Paul Lavelle
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 03:00 PM

Darling Downs South West’s best training talent announced

A family business from Roma that supports its staff through mentoring and accredited training has been selected as a Darling Downs South West regional winner in the 60th annual Queensland Training Awards.
New round of FairPlay vouchers
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 02:45 PM

New round of FairPlay vouchers

A new round of FairPlay vouchers has opened to help eligible families of young Queenslanders with the cost of signing up with a local sport or active recreation club as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Brisbane is the winner for Bangarra Dance Theatre season
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 02:07 PM

Brisbane is the winner for Bangarra Dance Theatre season

*Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised the following media release contains the name of someone who has passed
More support for Queensland business event jobs
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 02:05 PM

More support for Queensland business event jobs

Extra funding is on the way to support jobs in Queensland’s business events industry for the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan
Government cash injection to aid next-gen mineral discoveries
Fri 30 Jul 21 at 12:38 PM

Government cash injection to aid next-gen mineral discoveries

A Townsville-based explorer is among 16 companies being supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s exploration grant program to hunt down new economy minerals to create the next generation of resources jobs.