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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 9:35pm

    Cowboys NRL grand final win one for the ages: Premier

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated the North Queensland Cowboys on their historic NRL Grand Final win.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 6:10pm

    Qld students flying high with drone dollars

    The Palaszczuk Government is congratulating teams from Mueller College, Rothwell, who have walked away with $5000 after winning the 2015 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Airborne Delivery High School Challenge.

    The Hon J Miller | Friday 1:39pm

    Nine new firies for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Labor Government is continuing to boost frontline fire services across Queensland, with nine new firies joining the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services today.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 12:38pm

    Find out about new Great Artesian Basin water resource plan

    Water users throughout Queensland’s Great Artesian Basin can have their say at upcoming public forums to discuss the development of a new water resource plan for the basin.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 11:00am

    Jakarra joins watch over the Great Barrier Reef

    A state-of-the-art patrol vessel, Jakarra, will today officially join the fleet of vesselspatrolling the Great Barrier Reef to crack-down on illegal exploitation of protected marine areas between Cardwell and Cooktown.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 10:55am

    Prominent businesswoman takes over as Chair of Port of Townsville

    The Palaszczuk Government has appointed one of Queensland’s most respected businesswomen as Chair of the Port of Townsville.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 10:41am

    Risk reduced with Clayfield’s safer roads

    Motorist and pedestrian safety will improve at the Sandgate Road and Eliza Street intersection with works set to start early October.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 10:00am

    Mount Isa workshop improves chances to win government contracts

    A workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander enterprises interested in learning how to win State Government contracts will be held in Mount Isa on Tuesday, 13 October.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 9:18am

    Dalby Capability Workshop improves chances to win contracts

    Dalby businesses will have the chance to hone their skills and improve their success in government and private sector tendering processes at a workshop on Thursday, 15 October.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 9:11am

    Free job and community event showcases deadly futures

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders of all ages have the chance to gain invaluable insights and ideas at the Deadly Futures Job Placement and Community Event at Brisbane City Hall next Thursday.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 9:00am

    Chairman of bikie laws Taskforce to undertake additional statutory review

    The head of the Queensland Government’s bikie laws Taskforce has agreed to also undertake a separate statutory review of the Criminal Organisation Act 2009.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 5:17pm

    Premier markets Queensland agribusiness in Japan

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk marketed Queensland’s agribusiness and investment opportunities to a high level audience in Tokyo today as part of her first official visit to Japan.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 5:13pm

    Premier congratulates Asahi Holdings and QUT on agreement

    In Tokyo today as part of a trade mission, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk witnessed the signing of an agreement between one of the world’s largest beverage and food conglomerates, Asahi Holdings, and Queensland’s QUT.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Thursday 4:18pm

    New peak body aimed at ending violence against women

    Organisations working in the Sexual Violence, Women’s Health and Domestic and Family Violence services have joined forces to form a new peak body aimed at eliminating violence against women.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 3:52pm

    State Government seeks detailed Herston Quarter proposals

    The Palaszczuk Government has launched the final stage of a competitive bid process to deliver a world-class health and commercial precinct adjoining the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) at Herston.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 3:50pm

    Queensland irrigators in charge of their future

    Irrigators in Eton, Emerald, St George and Theodore are closer to managing their own irrigation schemes following the Queensland Government’s decision to transfer ownership of the schemes into the hands of local irrigators.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 3:29pm

    Full steam ahead on Eton Range realignment project

    Tenders have closed and a contractor is expected to be announced in the coming months on the $189 million Eton Range realignment project.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 3:22pm

    More Works commence under the Cape York Region Package

    Roadtek will deliver works on three projects on Cape York to extend the seal on the Peninsula Developmental Road.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the three projects are part of the Cape York Region Package and have a ...

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:20pm

    Queensland house approvals rise for the fourth month in a row

    Acting Premier Curtis Pitt said another rise in house approvals showed the continued confidence in the Queensland economy.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 1:07pm

    Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 moves forward to next stage

    Tenders will open for Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 following positive discussions about potential funding between Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 10:00am

    Three new magistrates appointed

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has appointed three new magistrates to help deliver justice across Queensland.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Thursday 9:01am

    Young people find their voice on Queensland’s big issues

    Young Queenslanders have taken the floor this week to debate key community issues at the 20th YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament in Brisbane.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 9:00am

    Extra funding for domestic and family violence legal help

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing an additional $100,000 to help Queensland women experiencing domestic violence to access free legal help.

    The Hon A Lynham | Thursday 6:00am

    Govt locks on more jet fighter wins for Qld companies

    Fort Worth, USA: The Palaszczuk Government has its sights set on more contracts and jobs for Queensland’s defence industry from the nation’s next jet fighter squadron.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 6:00am

    Queensland businesses get set to celebrate Work Safe Month in October

    Workplaces across Queensland will celebrate Safe Work Month (October 1 – October 31) from today, with events ranging from toolbox talks to major conferences.

    The Hon A Lynham | Wednesday 4:04pm

    Water reforms will protect Reef, farms: Minister

    The Palaszczuk Government will implement water reforms later this year to protect the Great Barrier Reef and rural landholders’ water supply.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 4:04pm

    Gold Coast welcomes first Jetstar service from China

    Gold Coast Airport today welcomed the first passengers flying direct from Wuhan, China, on the new Jetstar flight JQ68.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 2:07pm

    Call for tenders for fast-tracked Bruce Highway upgrade

    Prequalified construction companies have until 19 October 2015 to lodge applications to carry out major works on Section C of the Bruce Highway upgrade between Traveston and Woondum.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Wednesday 11:47am

    Next phase of Anzac Square revitalisation commences

    The Queensland Government, in partnership with Brisbane City Council, has announced the next stage of the Anzac Square restoration and enhancement project, with works set to commence before the end of the year.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Wednesday 10:40am

    New disability housing in Bundaberg opens its doors

    An innovative and accessible unit complex for people with disability, who have aging parents, has officially opened its doors in Bundaberg today.