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    The Hon L Enoch | 6:44pm

    Queensland waste Stakeholder Advisory Group announced

    The Palaszczuk Government has today announced the membership of the Stakeholder Advisory Group that will co-design Queensland’s statewide waste management strategy.

    The Hon D Farmer | 3:43pm

    Queensland Government backs $1.4M worth of escape help for domestic violence victims

    Domestic violence victims will get more help to leave violent and abusive relationships thanks to a Palaszczuk Government-funded support service based at Chermside.

    The Hon L Enoch | 2:14pm

    Palaszczuk Government celebrates Queensland’s beautiful forests

    The benefits of the Palaszczuk Government’s vegetation management laws in protecting our valuable species are in the spotlight today as the world marks International Day of Forests.

    The Hon K Jones | 1:02pm

    Mt Isa Rodeo delivers for the outback economy

    Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has today announced a stellar line-up including Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee 60th Anniversary Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 12:42pm

    Minister pays tribute to outgoing Racing Queensland CEO

    Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has paid tribute to outgoing Racing Queensland CEO Dr Eliot Forbes.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 12:18pm

    Nominations open for 2018 Queensland Multicultural Awards

    Nominations are now open to recognise Queensland’s top achievers in promoting and supporting multiculturalism in the 2018 Queensland Multicultural Awards.

    The Hon S Miles | 11:15am

    Hi-tech detection and protection in place this flu season

    New technology that diagnoses the flu faster and more accurately is being rolled out with the first of 15 machines now installed at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 10:36am

    Energex invests in Gold Coast's future with Games nearing

    Energex will invest more than $45 million upgrading infrastructure on the Gold Coast over the next five years to support growth in the tourism hotspot and events, including next month’s Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon L Enoch | 9:23am

    Palaszczuk Government secures World Science Festival for 3 more years

    Baby turtles, space telescopes, bugs and drugs and explosive science experiments are hitting Brisbane this week as part of World Science Festival, and Minister for Science and the Arts Leeanne Enoch has announced this one-of-a-kind Festival has been secured for Queensland for the ...

    The Hon C Crawford | 8:43am

    850 QFES personnel begin deploying to the Gold Coast for Commonwealth Games

    The first deployment of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel has arrived on the Gold Coast ahead of the Commonwealth Games, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today (Wednesday).

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 6:22am

    Queenslanders urged to celebrate Harmony Day

    Multicultural Affairs Minister Stirling Hinchliffe is encouraging Queenslanders to celebrate Harmony Day, which is being marked throughout Australia on Wednesday (21 March).

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 3:47pm

    Mobile DV service provides Roma women with support

    The new Roma women’s shelter is scheduled to open in May this year, helping even more women and children escaping domestic and family violence in the south-west region.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 3:08pm

    Emergency grants for flood-affected Hinchinbrook residents close this week

    More than $700,000 in grants has been handed out to residents in the Hinchinbrook area, including Ingham, affected by flooding earlier this month to help them get back on their feet.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 2:55pm

    Enhanced safety laws to further protect mining workers

    Legislation to enhance safety and health for all mine workers - including contractors and workers in small mines - was introduced to Parliament today.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 2:31pm

    New app under development to help seniors age in place

    Carers, and people they care for, have joined with technology experts at a workshop in Brisbane to progress the development of a mobile app that will help the carers of older people better connect and share resources.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:10pm

    Premier launches free tickets for athletes and volunteers

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced Village Roadshow will give all athletes and volunteers free access to their four Gold Coast theme parks during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 10:55am

    LNP ordered to pay costs after failed secret donations bid

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today said that the LNP had been ordered to pay all legal costs racked up by their desperate bid to avoid disclosing donors’ identities.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 10:07am

    QFES and SES crews respond to more than 500 call-outs during one week of flooding

    The Palaszczuk Government today (Tuesday) praised the “tremendous response” of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services staff and volunteers to recent flooding emergencies in the state’s north and north-west.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:04am

    Palaszczuk Government announces waste strategy for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a strategy to stop Queensland from being the dumping ground for interstate waste.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 5:14pm

    Central Highlands a highly capable agri-powerhouse

    Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner has welcomed today’s launch of the Agribusiness Capability Statement for Queensland Central Highlands, a booming region which is rapidly outperforming other parts of the state in terms of agricultural output.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 3:33pm

    New guidelines for ministerial email use

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released new ministerial guidelines banning the use of private email accounts for ministerial business.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 1:12pm

    Stationside performers to make Games extra special

    The Palaszczuk Government is ensuring the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will be remembered for more than amazing sporting achievements, with a host of events planned including entertainment at train stations.

    The Hon L Enoch | Sunday 10:45am

    Queensland to host Australian-first Italian ballet

    Italy’s Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company will perform exclusively in Brisbane for the 2018 QPAC International Series in the company’s first-ever Australian visit in 240 years, Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch announced today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 10:00am


    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland’s next big blockbuster will be the live-action version of Dora The Explorer from Paramount Pictures.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Saturday 9:31pm

    Last chance for Innisfail residents to apply for emergency grants following flooding

    More than $20,000 worth of grants have been distributed to Innisfail residents affected by recent flooding, to help them cover the costs of essential items such as food, clothing and medication.

    The Hon M Ryan | Saturday 3:31pm

    Prisoners help with flood recovery in Innisfail

    Prisoners from the Innisfail Work Camp have assisted with the clean-up of the town in the wake of damaging floods.

    The Hon M Ryan | Saturday 3:16pm

    Cairns police cracking down on crime with special operation

    Cairns police have charged 195 people on 784 charges since January 1, as officers continue to target property offences in the community.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 2:44pm

    Vietjet Air announces new service to Brisbane

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Vietnam’s largest budget airline will fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Brisbane from 2019 in a deal that will generate $30 million for Queensland and support hundreds of jobs.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 2:00pm

    Regional Art Awards exhibition showcases Iconic Queensland

    Toowoomba is the first destination for a touring exhibition of iconic visual art, created by artists from right across Queensland.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 11:54am

    Palaszczuk Government grant allows Toowoomba kids to code drones

    A Toowoomba program that teaches children to code drones is one of the recipients of the latest round of Engaging Science Grants from the Palaszczuk Government.