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    The Hon D Farmer | 12:00pm

    New service to support women affected by domestic violence

    Toowoomba women who have experienced domestic and family violence are being given a helping hand to support their recovery, health and wellbeing.

    The Hon S Miles | 12:00pm

    Leaders sought to help shape local health services

    Queensland community leaders are urged to apply for upcoming Hospital and Health Board positions to help deliver high-quality public health services in their local regions.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 11:55am

    Site announced for new Toowoomba Hospital

    The Palaszczuk Government has today announced Baillie Henderson in Toowoomba North as the preferred site for a new Toowoomba Hospital, investing $9 million for the detailed design phase.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11:24am

    Dalby’s Knowles Pavilion ready for its starring role

    Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Western Downs Deputy Mayor Andrew Smith today inspected the $1.9 million redevelopment of Dalby’s Knowles Pavilion ahead of its official opening on 5 October.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 10:18am

    Boost For Drought Assistance

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a boost in drought assistance from the Queensland Drought Appeal.

    The Hon M Bailey | 10:00am

    Underwood Road bridge works start this week

    Works will start this week on the new Underwood Road bridge, as part of the M1/M3 Gateway Merge project.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:00pm

    Toowoomba’s alive with school holidays arts and learning experiences

    When it comes to fun and engaging STEM and early literacy activities this school holidays, Toowoomba children and families are spoiled for choice.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 2:03pm

    Crows Nest crews receive new firefighting appliance and equipment worth $540,000

    Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford today handed over a new appliance fitted with state-of-the-art equipment in a $540,000 boost to the Crows Nest Fire and Rescue Station, near Toowoomba.

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 1:18pm

    Next generation takes over State Parliament

    The 23rd YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament is now in session.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:49am

    Multi-million dollar Harristown High construction now underway

    24 September, 2018

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 10:00am

    New leadership to drive heavy vehicle regulator

    Two new board members for the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) have been announced.

    The Hon C Crawford | Sunday 10:15am

    Palaszczuk Government unveils $3.8 million firefighting boost for Darling Downs region

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford will today  officially open three new QFES stations – and hand over two new appliances – in a $3.8 million boost for firefighters and rural volunteers in the Darling Downs region.

    The Hon S Miles | Saturday 9:32am

    New funds for HIV prevention

    The Palaszczuk Government is boosting funding to the Queensland AIDS Council to help more vulnerable Queenslanders take up successful HIV prevention treatment PrEP.

    The Hon C Dick | Saturday 6:00am

    Gladstone Energy and Ammonia Project could create 1000 jobs

    A $1 billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia Project which could deliver up to 1000 jobs for the region has been declared a coordinated project this week by Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 4:56pm

    Darling Downs feedlot beefs up operations

    Australia’s second largest feedlot enterprise is expanding its operations on the Darling Downs with a funding injection from the Palaszczuk Government’s $150 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 3:47pm

    Improved customer information during trackwork

    TransLink and Queensland Rail will trial timetabled rail replacement bus services and better customer information during two Ferny Grove train line closures next month.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 1:45pm

    PM Morrison, don’t rob Peter to pay Paul

    Education Minister Grace Grace has called on the Federal Government not to turn its back on public schools, urging the PM not to rob Peter to pay Paul.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 12:10pm

    Safety first for dams and lakes

    Stay vigilant and stay safe is the message for the thousands expected to take advantage of Queensland’s dams and lakes during the September school holidays.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 11:36am

    Night of nights for Queensland’s brewing enthusiasts

    Queensland’s best craft brewers were thrust into the spotlight last night, as the industry’s version of the Oscars, the Beeries Gala Awards, rolled into Brisbane’s Royal International Convention Centre.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 11:00am

    Extra judges for Queensland

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced the courts will be expanded, with funding for two more judges to improve the delivery of justice in Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 10:49am

    Doctors welcome hospital name announcement

    Queensland’s specialist paediatric hospital will change its name to “Queensland Children’s Hospital”.

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 10:30am

    Young Queenslanders urged to make their voices heard

    Young people from across Queensland who are interested in representing their peers and shaping Queensland’s future can apply now to be a member of the new Queensland Youth Engagement Panel (QYEP).

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 10:00am

    New Fire and Rescue Station and SES equipment in $2.8 million boost for Far North

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Friday) officially opened Herberton’s new $2.7 million fire station – and presented State Emergency Service (SES) crews with three new trailers worth more than $63,000.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Friday 9:53am

    Vital stormwater infrastructure officially opened

    Vital stormwater infrastructure is now in place to protect Toowoomba’s key economic hub with the opening of the more than $4 million Charlton North Detention Basin.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 9:12am

    Seagrass scientist is Queensland’s 2018 Tall Poppy

    The Palaszczuk Government has congratulated an environmental scientist from James Cook University who has won the 2018 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year Award.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 6:00am

    More farm maintenance codes updated for landholders

    Rural producers are being asked for their views on updated guidelines for low-risk essential clearing to maintain their properties.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 5:46pm

    Greater energy choice for regional Queenslanders

    Regional consumers will be able to return to Ergon after switching to another retailer after the Palaszczuk Government passed new energy laws today.

    The Hon M Furner | Thursday 4:26pm

    Statement from Fisheries Minister Mark Furner

    Fisheries Minister Mark Furner has expressed his sympathies to the victims of two shark attacks in the Whitsundays.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 4:17pm

    Queensland protected area increases with new Nature Refuge

    The Palaszczuk Government is further increasing the amount of protected areas in Queensland, with another 34,000 hectares added as part of a nature refuge near Rungulla National Park.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 3:24pm

    Funding boost to support QLD’s Invictus Games athletes

    Queensland’s Invictus Games athletes gathered at Parliament House today for an official ‘send-off’ before next month’s big sporting event, which is being held in Australia for the first time.