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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 1:26pm

    $11 million investment in Caboolture Hospital to keep pace with growth

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing more than $11 million this year into the $17 million Caboolture Hospital upgrade, to help the facility keep up with regional growth and ensure it continues providing the best possible care to local residents.

    The Hon K Jones | 12:44pm

    Cairns lands first direct flight from Korea

    Tropical North Queensland tourism is taking off with new direct flights from Seoul to Cairns secured for the first time.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 10:07am

    $850,000 upgrade for Moores Creek rail bridge

    The ageing Moores Creek rail bridge on the Yeppoon rail line is on track to receive a major refurbishment with the Palaszczuk Government announcing $850,000 to upgrade the bridge.

    The Hon G Grace | 6:30am

    Back to Work regional jobs package to commence on Friday

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Back to Work regional jobs package commences this Friday, Employment Minister Grace Grace said.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:25pm

    Treasurer welcomes appointments to Queensland Treasury Corporation

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt has welcomed the reappointment of Gerard Bradley as Chair of the Queensland Treasury Corporation and the appointment of Anne Parkin as a QTC board member.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:24pm

    Queensland expertise drives Australia’s biggest power company

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says two of the state’s most respected business professionals have been appointed as inaugural directors to the board of Energy Queensland, the state’s newest government-owned corporation.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Building Queensland’s first independent infrastructure pipeline released

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the release of Building Queensland’s inaugural Infrastructure Pipeline Report today, which sets out for the first time an independent view of the state’s infrastructure priorities.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:19pm

    Palaszczuk Government commits $800 million to kick-start Cross River Rail

    Cross River Rail is charging full steam ahead with the Palaszczuk Government today providing an in-principle commitment of $800 million towards building Queensland’s number one infrastructure project.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 10:00am

    One month later Nicholls still silent on asset sales plan

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says Tim Nicholls is still silent on how he will implement LNP plans for asset sales a full month after promising to declare his position “in due course”.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 9:39am

    New liquor laws start 1 July 2016

    The Palaszczuk Government’s new laws to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence are set to provide a boost to the social life and economy of Queensland’s towns, cities and entertainment precincts.

    The Hon A Lynham | Sunday 1:19pm

    Govt pursues biomedical industry potential

    The Palaszczuk Government is asking Queensland’s multi-billion dollar biomedical and life sciences sector what they need to become a world leader in the next 10 years.

    The Hon J Trad | Sunday 12:19pm

    Brendan Moon appointed CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad has announced the appointment of Mr Brendan Moon to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority.

    The Hon G Grace | Sunday 8:30am

    Annual Cairns Greek Festival kicks off today

    Up to 5,000 people are expected to attend the annual Cairns Greek Festival to be held at Redlynch today.

    The Hon G Grace | Sunday 7:11am

    Full Racing Queensland Board announced

    Racing Minister Grace Grace today announced the full composition of the new Racing Queensland Board.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 10:36am

    Grants help small business launch into digital economy

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed $6 million over three years to help small businesses around the state engage with the global digital economy as part of a suite of new and expanded programs under the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy.

    The Hon S Miles | Saturday 10:00am

    More national park areas added to Queensland protected estate

    Significant areas have been added to national and regional parks in Queensland this week, bringing the total protected area to 13,704,240 hectares covering 7.92 percent of Queensland.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 10:39pm

    New small business plan will unlock innovation for success

    Small business will be given support to start, grow and employ under a new strategy launched by Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch in Mackay tonight.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 5:17pm

    Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry

    On behalf of the Government, I received the report of the Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry (the Commission) conducted by Commissioner The Honourable Margaret Wilson QC this afternoon.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 2:29pm

    Yeppoon foreshore revitalisation one of the best

    Jobs, a key Central Queensland regional tourism asset, community infrastructure and family fun are being delivered thanks to the Palaszczuk Government co-funded inventive Yeppoon foreshore revitalisation project.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 12:43pm

    New plan to diversify and advance North Queensland economy

    A new plan for North Queensland’s future has been launched in Townsville today, outlining the priority areas of roads, water, innovation, tourism, and a new stadium as key to diversifying and advancing the region’s economy.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Friday 12:36pm

    New board of directors for Safe Food Queensland

    Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Leanne Donaldson today announced the appointment of the first female Chair of the Board of Directors of Safe Food Queensland, Kathryn Adams.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 12:25pm

    Fitzroy River catchment retains waterway health rating

    A scientific report card on the health of the Fitzroy River catchment shows the condition of the waterways has remained stable in one of Queensland’s most important water systems.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 10:06am

    Racing Queensland unveils league legend Slater as official ambassador

    Racing Minister Grace Grace has welcomed the appointment of Queensland rugby league legend Billy Slater as an official ambassador for all racing codes in Queensland.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Thursday 5:48pm

    Join statement from Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman and Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni:

    The Palaszczuk Government has supported 10 Queensland families to get their lives back on track following Sunday night’s severe weather event.

    The Hon A Lynham | Thursday 5:30pm

    Iman People win native title rights

    The Iman People of Central and South Western Queensland have welcomed the opportunity to move on from a turbulent colonial past and rebuild their cultural “purpose and pride” following a Federal Court decision that recognises them as the traditional owners of their land.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Thursday 3:15pm

    New state of the art police station set for Bowen

    A new police station will be built in Bowen as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to boost policing services across North Queensland.

    The Hon B Byrne | Thursday 3:00pm

    New police set to hit the beat across the State from today

    Queenslanders will see 58 new police on the beat following the latest round of graduations from the Queensland Police Academy today.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Thursday 1:30pm

    Budget boost for Bowen disability services as NDIS gets closer

    North Queensland disability and community care services providers Bowen Flexi Care and Blue Care will benefit from more than $1.7 million in Palaszczuk Government funding to support local people with disability.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 1:01pm

    Fare relief will help bust congestion

    The Palaszczuk Government’s Fairer Fares package will take the pressure off our congested roads, with cheaper public transport fares expected to drive patronage growth.

    The Hon G Grace | Thursday 12:45pm

    Central Queensland employers urged to help jobseekers get Back to Work

    Central Queensland employers are receiving a helping hand to create jobs in regional Queensland through the Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Back to Work program.