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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 12:57pm

    Fencing initiative to bring sheep back to the west

    The Palaszczuk Government will commit an additional $5million to further expand wild dog fencing to breathe life into the sheep and wool industry in western Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | 10:00am

    New Queensland pilot program to tackle illegal dumping at charity bins

    The State Government has taken the first step to tackle one of the biggest challenges concerning Queensland charities – illegal dumping at charity stores and donation bins.

    The Hon L Enoch | 7:37am

    United States trade trip to open doors for Queensland

    A trade mission to the United States by Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business Leeanne Enoch will open doors for greater collaboration with some of the world’s most influential innovation and science leaders.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 12:51pm

    Outback Queensland town of Eromanga gifted G20’s giant dinosaurs

    After welcoming world leaders to Brisbane during the G20 Leaders’ Summit, a family of life-sized dinosaur sculptures has found a permanent home in the outback Queensland town of Eromanga.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 11:13am

    Latest Market-Led Proposal drives improved road safety for Queensland

    The Mount Cotton Driver Training Centre is one step closer to a $15 million revamp to ensure it can provide road safety training for years to come.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 7:00am

    Palaszczuk Government to help Townsville workers left in the lurch

    The Palaszczuk Government will step in to make sure that all workers at Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel Refinery who are retrenched will all receive exit medical checks.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 7:52pm

    New domestic violence integrated response services to be trialled in Mount Isa

    A new approach to domestic and family violence services will be trialled in Mount Isa to work out the best way to respond to violence and abuse in homes across regional Queensland.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 4:46pm

    Hervey’s Range Road upgrade has begun

    Work to widen 13km of Hervey’s Range Road, between Lynam and Black River roads, began this week.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 3:34pm

    Marine scientists gear up for Moreton Bay turtle rodeo

    Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles joined marine scientists from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection today (Friday 29 April 2016) for their annual turtle ‘rodeo’ where they catch turtles in Moreton Bay for their health checks.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 3:08pm

    Construction starts on $1B Aveo Springfield creating over 5000 jobs

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on Aveo Group’s $1 billion retirement village in Springfield

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 2:30pm

    Sina Sports to relay Gold Coast Airport Marathon in China

    The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more competitors from China following a landmark agreement with leading Chinese sports media company, Sina Sports.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 2:30pm

    Queensland’s core public sector workers accept 2.5 per cent wage claim

    Queensland’s core public sector workers today voted resoundingly in favour of a 2.5 per cent annual pay rise over three years in an employee ballot.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 11:49am

    Construction jobs boost in Queensland’s largest suburban renewal project

    In a major boost to apprenticeships and construction jobs, work has commenced on the biggest stage of Queensland’s largest suburban renewal project.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 11:08am

    Attorney-General appoints new magistrates

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

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 10:30am

    Campaign launches Queensland’s education & training on to world stage

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Friday 9:50am

    Gold Coast light rail extension on the fast track

    The Queensland Government and GoldLinQ today formally entered into a new partnership to deliver the Gold Coast light rail extension in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 9:48am

    Queensland to host annual international innovation festival

    The Palaszczuk Government has lured international event company Myriad with a three-year deal to stage an annual innovation and startup festival.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 8:00am

    Racing Minister salutes Buffering ahead of Hong Kong Group 1

    Racing Minister Grace Grace has wished the connections of champion Queensland galloper Buffering all the best ahead of his second major international race of the year in Hong Kong on Sunday.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 6:00am

    North Queensland Return to Work Conference hits Townsville

    Leading rehabilitation and return to work experts will come together in Townsville today for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Thursday 5:02pm

    Government brings forward Personalised Transport Review

    The Palaszczuk Government has today directed the Opportunities for Personalised Transport Review to bring forward its decision paper to government on the future of the personalised transport industry in Queensland.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 4:22pm

    Paramedics to sedate violent patients

    Paramedics will be able to chemically sedate agitated and violent patients as part of an overall safety strategy after the government accepted all the recommendations of a task force into violence against paramedics.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 3:18pm

    13 Queensland hosts identified for startups attracted to Startup State

    A Palaszczuk Government initiative to lure successful international and interstate startups to Queensland is showcasing 13 potential hosts across the State for incoming startups to choose from.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the $8 million Advance Queensland Hot DesQ program w ...

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:51am

    Global entrepreneurs lured to Queensland to boost local talent, jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government has launched an Australian-first program to draw global entrepreneurial talent and new jobs to Queensland.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:48am

    Queensland Government announces new startup and innovation precinct

    The Queensland Government and leading innovators today announced Queensland’s largest startup hub in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley to harness the power of collaboration and boost the state’s burgeoning and vibrant startup sector.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 7:17am

    Queensland investment continues to outstrip NSW and Victoria

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the results of the latest Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor show Queensland continues to outstrip NSW and Victoria.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 4:41pm

    Aspiring teachers show the future is bright for Queensland classrooms

    Queensland’s teaching stocks have been bolstered after more than 90 teachers and aspiring teachers were rewarded in a special ceremony in Brisbane, Education minister Kate Jones said today.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Wednesday 1:09pm

    Puppy transport training gets tails wagging

    Three mock bus stops have been unveiled to help blind and vision impaired people navigate TransLink’s public transport network, coinciding with new laws which come into effect today for International Guide Dogs Day.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Wednesday 11:13am

    A dream world for LEGO® fans on the Gold Coast

    Queensland’s fastest growing city it set to become home to Australia’s first LEGO® Certified Store with a new partnership agreement announced today between The LEGO Group and Ardent Leisure to open a retail outlet at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 8:56am

    Advance Queensland Summit event comes to Toowoomba

    Innovators and entrepreneurs in Toowoomba will hear the thoughts of global innovation experts and tips from internationally renowned speakers with sessions from the Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit to be livestreamed this week.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 8:56am

    Advance Queensland Summit event comes to Townsville

    Innovators and entrepreneurs in Townsville will hear the thoughts of global innovation experts and tips from internationally renowned speakers with sessions from the Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit to be livestreamed this week.