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    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 7:32am

    Drive safely in Easter wet weather

    Motorists across Queensland are being urged to drive to conditions as wet weather hits parts of the state this Easter long weekend.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 9:00am

    It is now law – landholders to be reimbursed during negotiations

    Queensland landholders can be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses incurred in negotiating conduct and compensation agreements with a resource company - as of today (April 19) - regardless of whether or not an agreement is reached.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 4:31pm

    Container refund scheme breaks 400 million mark

    Queensland’s container refund scheme, Containers for Change, continues to exceed expectations, with figures showing more than 400 million containers have now been returned across Queensland since the scheme started.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 1:15pm

    Bilbies get new home just in time for Easter

    The first group of endangered bilbies have hopped into their new home in Currawinya National Park just in time for Easter.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 1:10pm

    4,900 new jobs in Queensland

    More than 192,000 Queenslanders have now found work since the Palaszczuk Government was elected, according to ABS Labour Force Data released today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 1:00pm

    Concepts unveiled for northside park ‘n’ ride boost

    The Palaszczuk Government unveiled new concept images for the Virginia and Geebung park ‘n’ ride upgrades.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Thursday 12:00pm

    Nominations extended for 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards

    Queenslanders who support and promote a united, harmonious and inclusive Queensland community are being encouraged to nominate for the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 12:00pm

    Take care, slow down and enjoy the drive this Easter

    Many Queenslanders will be looking forward to spending time with family and friends over the Easter long weekend, taking a break and perhaps visiting some of the many beautiful parts of our state.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 11:14am

    Daintree National Park management plan released

    A new management plan for the world’s oldest tropical rainforest will helpensure the cultural knowledge, connectedness and understanding of First Nations peoples remains protected and preserved for future generations.

    The Hon S Miles | Thursday 10:51am

    Now is the best time for flu vaccination

    Queensland’s Health Minister is urging Gold Coast residents to get their flu jabs as the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service braces for another flu season.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 10:40am

    NASA – A Human Adventure takes one small step into the record books

    Queensland Museum’s largest ever exhibition, NASA – A Human Adventure, is in orbit and already breaking records, Minister for the Arts and Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch has announced.

    The Hon D Farmer | Thursday 10:40am

    Have your say on sexual violence prevention

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queenslanders to have their say on how best to prevent sexual violence.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 10:12am

    Queensland’s tourism industry braces for bumper Easter

    New research shows Queensland’s tourism industry is about to enter one of its busiest annual holiday periods, bolstered this year with a series of public holidays.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 9:56am

    Queensland celebrates World Heritage Day

    World Heritage Day provides us an opportunity to recognise Queensland’s unique biodiversity and the efforts taken to continue to protect and conserve it.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 8:00am

    Economic boost for regional QLD with $1b Winchester South project declared

    A $1 billion metallurgical coal mining project in central Queensland’s Bowen Basin is a step closer to being realised after being declared a coordinated project by Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 8:00am

    Fernvale town centre books $1.5 mil road upgrade

    The Palaszczuk Government has announced a $1.56 million upgrade for Fernvale’s main street.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 8:15pm

    Roundtable sets agenda for action on youth fare evasion

    Balancing a commitment to child safety while targeting deliberate youth fare evasion is the challenge ahead following the Youth Fare Evasion Roundtable at Parliament House.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 6:45pm

    Bleach* festival connects audiences to coastal celebration

    The annual Bleach* multi-arts festival has kicked off tonight on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Wednesday 4:43pm

    $1.7 million for state of the art health training at Caboolture

    Work is kicking off at the TAFE Caboolture campus to upgrade the health training facilities.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 3:47pm

    New bushwalk ecotrail reveals perfect views of Moreton Bay

    Keen bush walkers can now enjoy 360-degree views of Moreton Bay and Quandamooka Country from a lookout atop one of Minjerribah’s (North Stradbroke Island) highest peaks.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 1:00pm

    Check out beauty in National Parks this Easter

    This Easter is the perfect opportunity to explore the wonders of Queensland’s national parks.

    The Hon C Crawford | Wednesday 11:58am

    Holiday-goers urged to crack down on safety measures for Easter

    Queenslanders are being urged to make safety a priority this Easter school holidays, especially if they’re going camping or hiking.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 11:57am

    Brisbane event to become world’s best for science and innovation

    New data shows more than 325,000 people attended Curiocity, QODE and the World Science Festival Brisbane over the past six weeks, boosting Queensland’s reputation as a world leader in science, technology and innovation.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Wednesday 11:55am

    Statement from acting Attorney-General Stirling Hinchliffe about High Court decision

    We welcome the High Court’s decision.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 11:42am

    Queensland’s shift towards a circular economy steps up a gear

    The future of Queensland and transitioning to a circular economy, that is both sustainable in resilient, is one of the keys to combatting climate change.

    The Hon G Grace | Wednesday 11:00am

    School expansion project adjusted to accommodate sacred tree

    Plans for a $36.3 million expansion of the Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology (QASMT) in Toowong have been revised to ensure a 300-year-old Scar Tree will be protected.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Wednesday 10:30am

    Qld gas delivers for local jobs

    South-west Queensland natural gas from Senex Energy’s Project Atlas will fuel more than 200 Queensland manufacturing jobs in a national first.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 10:00am

    Extra spaces for Varsity Lakes Park ‘n’ Ride

    The Palaszczuk Government has announced it will install more than 185 new commuter car parks at Varsity Lakes station, and make 165 temporary spaces permanent.

    The Hon M Ryan | Wednesday 9:00am

    Townsville Police District Office and Townsville District Police Prosecution Corps Launch

    Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP joined Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper MP, and Commissioner Ian Stewart for the launch of Townsville District Office and Police Prosecution Corps today.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 6:00am

    Better planning to deliver jobs, tourists and protection for turtles

    The Palaszczuk Government today approved a revised design for the Esplanade Jewel development at Bargara, delivering a better outcome for local marine life, the community and local businesses.