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    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 3:06pm

    Dam campgrounds start to open

    Queenslanders will be able to dust off their tents or hook up the caravan or camper trailer as camping grounds beside state-owned dams re-open.

    The Hon M Bailey | 9:15am

    Motorists get sneak preview of next major Sunshine Coast road upgrade

    Motorists have received a preview of the next major Sunshine Coast upgrade on the Bruce Highway at Forest Glen, with animated concepts showing how the upgraded highway interchanges at Maroochydore Road and Mons Road will work after a $301.25 million overhaul.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:15pm

    Qld COVID-19 – Mon Jun 1: Tourism, travel boost / no new cases for four days

    Tourism regions throughout the state will benefit from the Stage 2 easing of restrictions, with no new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Queensland for the fourth day in a row.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 4:53pm

    Attorney-General thanks outgoing Public Guardian

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has thanked Queensland’s outgoing Public Guardian for her four years of service.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 2:21pm

    Preparations well and truly under way ahead of 2020 bushfire season

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is getting ready for Bushfire Season with preparations under way across the state.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 11:59am

    Gold Coast tourism operators to benefit from easing of restrictions

    Tourism Minister Kate Jones and Destination Gold Coast boss Paul Donovan have today met with operators on the Gold Coast to discuss the benefits of lifting restrictions throughout Queensland.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 8:30am

    Applications open for cyclone upgrades on coastal homes

    Queensland homeowners will be able to cyclone proof their homes through the Household Resilience Program, with applications opening today under Phase 2 of the Program.

    The Hon S Miles | Sunday 1:11pm

    Roadmap eases restrictions for Queensland’s remote communities

    The Queensland Government has worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership in remote communities to agree on a three-stage plan to safely ease restrictions in Federal Government-designated biosecurity areas.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 12:16pm

    Major easing of restrictions will open Queensland for Queenslanders

    Queenslanders will be able to undertake unlimited travel including overnight stays throughout the entire state from midday tomorrow (June 1) in a major easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

    The Hon C Crawford | Saturday 1:36pm

    Prepared for fire season

    More than 22,000 or 82 per cent of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel have now applied for a Blue Card, with the number climbing weekly.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Saturday 10:54am

    Palaszczuk Government boosts support for Queensland small and medium businesses

    Queensland is the first state to set a target to do business with more local Queensland small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).

    The Hon M Ryan | Saturday 9:00am

    Largest ever group of new officers boost QCS ranks

    The Queensland Corrective Services Academy is hosting its largest ever group of trainees this week, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s bold agenda to boost jobs in Queensland.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 4:38pm

    Senior miners join board

    Four senior miners with more than 70 combined years of experience have joined the body that sets and maintains the standards for important safety roles in Queensland’s mines.

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 4:23pm

    86 police recruits celebrate their graduation in Oxley

    Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Commissioner Katarina Carroll today joined in welcoming 86 graduating recruits who have officially joined the Queensland Police Service.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 1:35pm

    Horse owners reminded to vaccinate against Hendra virus

    The onset of colder weather is a timely reminder for horse owners to make sure their livestock is vaccinated against Hendra virus infection.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 1:30pm

    New Queensland study to shed light on black jewfish population

    Queensland Government scientists will assess the population biology of black jewfish in a new research project to better understand stocks and manage the species.

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 12:49pm

    Independent investigation into child neglect

    The Minister for Child Safety Di Farmer today announced an independent investigation into the alleged neglect of three children this week in Brisbane.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 11:45am

    Doors open for seniors following the latest health advice

    Older Queenslanders can now leave their homes to reconnect with family, friends and their communities following the latest expert COVID-19 health advice.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 10:35am

    Disaster preparedness goes mobile in Townsville

    A Townsville-based online and print disaster management directory has been given a facelift for better mobile phone functionality to make accessing important information even easier for local residents.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 10:26am

    North Queensland barramundi farm to triple production, support regional jobs

    A North Queensland barramundi farm will produce a million fish a year through an intensive fish nursery and support more than 20 new regional jobs with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 10:24am

    Early works take off on Toowoomba’s new regional trade centre

    State Development Minister Kate Jones has today announced the Wagner Corporation has finalised details ahead of construction on the Regional Trade Distribution Centre (RTDC) being delivered by the Palaszczuk Government at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 10:20am

    Southern Downs abattoir infrastructure upgrade creates 16 new jobs

    A Southern Downs abattoir facility will repurpose cattle hides and create up to 16 regional jobs with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 10:08am

    First Nations business owners help stop Coronavirus spread

    Queensland’s business community — including First Nations business owners — is working with the Queensland Government to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 10:04am

    Vulnerable Persons Unit launched in Townsville

    Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper and Townsville District Officer Chief Superintendent Craig Hanlon today officially introduced the Townsville Vulnerable Persons Unit (VPU).

    The Hon D Farmer | Thursday 5:26pm

    Last chance to Get Involved and have your say on DFV

    Queenslanders are being asked to jump online and have their say in the Palaszczuk Government’s Get Involved survey on domestic and family violence before it closes tomorrow (May 29).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 5:15pm

    Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 28: More testing urged

    More Queenslanders have been strongly encouraged to be tested for COVID-19, with no new cases confirmed and the number of active cases now in single figures.

    The Hon D Farmer | Thursday 4:07pm

    Commonwealth funding boost to address domestic and family violence during COVID-19

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed $5 million in Commonwealth funding to help address domestic and family violence (DFV) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The Hon M Furner | Thursday 3:45pm

    Funding for organic poultry farm boosts local employment opportunities

    An Inglewood organic poultry producer will enhance sustainable growth within the organic poultry industry by overcoming supply chain issues and creating up to eight regional jobs with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon S Miles | Thursday 3:07pm

    Major funding boost for First Nations COVID-19 response

    The Palaszczuk Government has made more than $21 million available to support the health and wellbeing of First Nations Queenslanders and communities during COVID-19.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Thursday 2:00pm

    Small Business commissioner office now open

    Queensland’s Small Business Champion, Maree Adshead, will take on the new role of Small Business Commissioner until the end of 2020 to help the sector recover from the impact of COVID-19.