Media Statements

Funding now open for artists to expand skills and creative connections
Today at 04:09 PM

Funding now open for artists to expand skills and creative connections

Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch today announced that the next round of the Queensland Government’s Individuals Fund is now open for applications
Caloundra short-term remand centre proposal withdrawn following community consultation
Today at 12:26 PM

Caloundra short-term remand centre proposal withdrawn following community consultation

Plans to repurpose the Caloundra watchhouse into a temporary, short-term youth remand centre will no longer proceed after extensive community consultation, Youth Justice Minister Leanne Linard announced today.
Disaster funding available for clubs impacted by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth
Today at 12:15 PM

Disaster funding available for clubs impacted by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth

Emergency funding is now available to Queensland sport and active recreation clubs that have been affected by heavy rain and flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth which battered the coast from 7-10 January.
Weipa birthing services boosted
Today at 11:56 AM

Weipa birthing services boosted

A Midwifery Group Practice is up and running at the Weipa Integrated Health Service in preparation for the new birthing service due to open later this year.
Education Minister confirms no extension to 2022 school year
Today at 11:23 AM

Education Minister confirms no extension to 2022 school year

Education Minister Grace Grace has confirmed revised lesson delivery will allow the full curriculum to be delivered to Queensland students over a condensed semester, meaning an extra week at the end of the school year will not be necessary.
Queensland Rail temporary regional service changes amid COVID-19 impacts
Sat 15 Jan 22 at 12:00 PM

Queensland Rail temporary regional service changes amid COVID-19 impacts

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Queensland Rail has continued to deliver regional rail services, connecting communities across Queensland, with minimal disruption.
Sights set on Auckland Hill
Fri 14 Jan 22 at 11:13 AM

Sights set on Auckland Hill

The Australian, Queensland and local governments are joining forces with Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) to redevelop an iconic Gladstone tourist attraction, the Port City’s famous Auckland Hill.
Isla and Oliver top the list for baby names in 2021
Fri 14 Jan 22 at 09:00 AM

Isla and Oliver top the list for baby names in 2021

Isla is the new queen of baby girl names in Queensland after overtaking long-running favourite Charlotte in 2021.
Queensland’s border changes
Thu 13 Jan 22 at 02:51 PM

Queensland’s border changes

The Premier has announced that from 1am Saturday (15 Jan), Queensland’s domestic border restrictions are being lifted.
Funding for Queensland’s diverse communities to respond to DFV
Thu 13 Jan 22 at 01:02 PM

Funding for Queensland’s diverse communities to respond to DFV

Fourteen community organisations across Queensland have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Queensland Government for projects that respond to domestic and family violence (DFV) in the state’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOR FLOODED QUEENSLAND COMMUNITIES
Wed 12 Jan 22 at 05:30 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOR FLOODED QUEENSLAND COMMUNITIES

Additional disaster assistance is being provided to Bundaberg, North Burnett and South Burnett Regional Councils following the recent floods associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth.