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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 29 Oct 10:53am

    Keeping our commitments – putting Queenslanders first

    My Government keeps its commitments to Queenslanders.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 28 Oct 5:13pm

    Queensland Building Plan provides a blueprint for industry confidence

    A bright future is ahead for Queensland’s $45 billion building and construction sector with the Palaszczuk Government releasing the new Queensland Building Plan (QBP).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 28 Oct 10:31am

    24 new domestic and family violence co-ordinators across Queensland

    Queensland police will be better placed to deal with domestic and family violence following the announcement of 24 new specialist domestic and family violence co-ordinators across the State.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 28 Oct 10:28am

    Palaszczuk Government boosts police by 400 officers to keep Queenslanders safe

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced her Government will provide an additional 400 police officers over the next four years as part of its commitment to keep Queenslanders safe.

    The Hon L Enoch | 28 Oct 9:30am

    Palaszczuk Government grants boost innovation in five Queensland businesses

    An Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) grant will help a Brisbane software company develop new digital streaming technology for video walls.

    The Hon S Miles | 28 Oct 8:50am

    Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg

    Bells across Bundy means one thing: the turtles are back.

    The Hon L Enoch | 28 Oct 7:45am

    Palaszczuk Government announces free digital workshops for Queenslanders

    The Palaszczuk Government Government today (Saturday) announced the second phase of its plan to help local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) improve their digital capability and competitiveness in the global digital economy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Oct 6:04pm

    Retailers for 99.9% of Queenslanders answer Premier’s call on Affordable Energy Pledge

    All Queensland electricity retailers except two micro-operators have responded to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Affordable Energy Pledge to save Queenslanders money on their power bills.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Oct 5:52pm

    Mr Rick Williams

    Today I instructed the State Secretary to disendorse Rick Williams and re-open nominations for the State seat of Pumicestone.

    The Hon C Dick | 27 Oct 4:15pm

    Palaszczuk Government announces new ambulance station at Yarrabilba

    A new $4 million ambulance station will be built at Yarrabilba to meet the demand of the growing community, the Palaszczuk Government has announced.

    The Hon M Furner | 27 Oct 3:48pm

    Playground upgrade for Kowanyama

    The kids of Kowanyama have received an early Christmas present after the completion of a new Recreation and Playground Centre, and the opening of the ‘Kowie’ Ramp and Roll Skateboard Park.

    The Hon S Miles | 27 Oct 2:54pm

    Burdekin nitrogen trials pay off for cane farmers and Reef Report Card

    Burdekin farmers are using less nitrogen, increasing their profits and improving water quality in the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s RP20 Burdekin Nitrogen Trials.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 27 Oct 2:39pm

    Media guide launched to improve reporting on domestic violence

    A new media guide is available to improve reporting on violence against women and children, so that the important issue is covered in an accurate, sensitive and balanced way.

    The Hon M Furner | 27 Oct 2:34pm

    New SES depot for Moreton Bay region

    The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the Moreton Bay region with the approval of a grant for more than $1.012 million for a local infrastructure project.

    The Hon C Pitt | 27 Oct 2:00pm

    New report shows Queensland’s business confidence jumps almost 6 points in 12 months

    Business confidence has risen significantly in the Queensland economy over the past 12 months under the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan, according to the latest CCIQ Pulse Survey.

    The Hon S Miles | 27 Oct 2:00pm

    Reef Report Card reveals improvements

    Pollution running onto the Great Barrier Reef is going down, according to the latest Reef Report Card released today.

    The Hon C Pitt | 27 Oct 1:56pm

    New report shows Queensland’s business confidence jumps almost 6 points in 12 months

    Business confidence has risen significantly in the Queensland economy over the past 12 months under the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan, according to the latest CCIQ Pulse Survey.

    The Hon K Jones | 27 Oct 1:37pm

    Education Minister open new junior school facility at Kelvin Grove State College

    A new $8.7 million junior school facility at Kelvin Grove State College has been officially opened by Education Minister Kate Jones.

    The Hon K Jones | 27 Oct 1:23pm

    Queensland on show ahead of GC2018

    Malaysia and Singapore are the latest nations to host the Queen’s Baton Relay, along with Trade 2018 – the Games’ trade and investment program.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 27 Oct 1:21pm

    Local business backs Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland

    Small and medium businesses are getting behind the Palaszczuk Governments Buy Queensland local procurement strategy, with a new survey from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) showing overwhelming support for the policy.

    The Hon M Bailey | 27 Oct 1:06pm

    Boatie Bonanza for Sunshine Coast

    It’s a bonanza for Sunshine Coast boaties this week, with two announcements courtesy of the Palaszczuk Government’s $30 million Marine Infrastructure Fund.

    The Hon L Enoch | 27 Oct 11:59am

    Program launched to boost angel investor groups across regional Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government today (Friday) launched a program to encourage the growth and development of regional angel investor groups.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 27 Oct 11:29am

    Palaszczuk Government grant upgrades Paget manufacturer’s technology

    Paget-based specialised manufacturer DGH Engineering is set to upgrade its technology thanks to a $198,000-plus Palaszczuk Government grant.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | 27 Oct 11:09am

    Law change to help victims of sexual assault

    Victims of sexual assault will soon have their private counselling sessions protected from becoming public in court proceedings.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 27 Oct 10:50am

    Brisbane housing construction project tender opens under Buy Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible South East Queensland construction companies to tender for the construction of a new social housing complex in Yeronga under the new Buy Queensland procurement strategy.

    The Hon L Enoch | 27 Oct 10:04am

    Small Business Minister to officially open Logan Small Business Expo

    More than 600 small businesses are expected to attend next week’s 2017 Logan Small Business Expo, to be officially opened by Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch.

    The Hon M Bailey | 27 Oct 10:00am

    Cunningham Highway works create safer road conditions

    Road surface rehabilitation works now complete on the Cunningham Highway Upgrades will improve safety and flood immunity south of Warrill ViewUp to 5,000 vehicles a day set to benefit from the upgrade to the major freight route

    The Hon M de Brenni | 27 Oct 9:54am

    Bayside housing construction project tender opens under Buy Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible South East Queensland construction companies to tender for the construction of a new social housing complex in Birkdale under the new Buy Queensland procurement strategy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Oct 9:53am

    Shovels hit ground on the first stage of the Ipswich Motorway upgrade

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    The Hon K Jones | 27 Oct 9:49am

    Celebrating Queensland teachers on World Teachers’ Day

    Queensland’s state, Catholic and independent school sectors are joining forces to celebrate World Teachers’ Day today.