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New year gift for black jewfish fishers
Yesterday at 03:57 PM

New year gift for black jewfish fishers

Anglers on the east coast can welcome in 2023 by fishing for more black jewfish after detailed research found stock of the favourite species was in a healthy state.
Queensland’s everyday heroes recognised on International Volunteer Day
Yesterday at 02:28 PM

Queensland’s everyday heroes recognised on International Volunteer Day

Volunteers all over Queensland are being celebrated for the invaluable contributions they make to their communities today on International Volunteer Day (IVD).
Funding to support the recovery of Queensland's threatened freshwater aquatic species
Yesterday at 02:00 PM

Funding to support the recovery of Queensland's threatened freshwater aquatic species

More than $1.4 million in funding is now available to help Queensland’s threatened freshwater aquatic species to recover from recent extraordinary flooding and rainfall events.
2,500ha added to protect Qld’s great environment and lifestyle
Yesterday at 01:30 PM

2,500ha added to protect Qld’s great environment and lifestyle

A key turtle nesting site off Central Queensland’s coast will be protected as several areas are added to the state’s network of national parks, conservation parks and nature refuges, the Palaszczuk Government has announced.
Queenslanders urged to be proactive in protecting heritage and great lifestyle
Yesterday at 01:00 PM

Queenslanders urged to be proactive in protecting heritage and great lifestyle

Promoting proactive heritage registrations, bolstering local council heritage registers, and exploring more ways to protect state listed places from falling into neglect are some of the key recommendations to be implemented from the Queensland Heritage Advisory Panel’s report into heritage places released today.
Queensland and Sanofi to establish global vaccine hub
Yesterday at 09:30 AM

Queensland and Sanofi to establish global vaccine hub

Queensland will become a global mRNA vaccine hub with leading healthcare company Sanofi partnering with the Palaszczuk Government to establish a world-first research centre in Brisbane.
Relief funding doubled for Queenslanders in need of support
Sun 04 Dec 22 at 11:31 AM

Relief funding doubled for Queenslanders in need of support

The Palaszczuk Government will double funding for emergency and food relief services to deliver more support to Queenslanders who have been impacted by cost of living and housing pressures.
Discover our national parks #hiddengems, great lifestyle these holidays
Sun 04 Dec 22 at 09:45 AM

Discover our national parks #hiddengems, great lifestyle these holidays

Queenslanders are being encouraged to explore their own backyards these summer holidays and discover some of the lesser-known beauties within the state’s national parks and protected areas.
Shop for safety this Christmas
Sat 03 Dec 22 at 11:29 AM

Shop for safety this Christmas

As Queenslanders start gift buying gifts and putting up Christmas lights, the Palaszczuk Government is urging caution around using old lights and buying electrical gifts online.
$23.5 million in new funding for homelessness supports
Sat 03 Dec 22 at 10:59 AM

$23.5 million in new funding for homelessness supports

The Palaszczuk Government has committed $23.5 million in new funding for more accommodation and more services for people experiencing homelessness.
New home for Queensland harness racing announced
Sat 03 Dec 22 at 10:00 AM

New home for Queensland harness racing announced

A site has been secured for the new home of harness racing and training in Queensland.
Your hopes, your dreams for Brisbane 2032
Sat 03 Dec 22 at 07:23 AM

Your hopes, your dreams for Brisbane 2032

From Monday, Australians will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to share their hopes and dreams for Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy with the launch of an online national survey.