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    The Hon S Fentiman | 3:09pm

    Hot microphone reveals LNP’s real position on women

    The Queensland LNP’s real opinion of women has been exposed for all to see with one of its MPs swearing in frustration at the mere thought of more female MPs in the party’s ranks.

    The Hon C Pitt | 2:57pm

    Focus on jobs pays off in regional communities

    Treasurer and Minister for Trade and investment, Curtis Pitt, says the latest ABS figures show the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan that’s seen 115,400 net new jobs created since the last election is also seeing general and youth unemployment rates decline in some regional c ...

    The Hon K Jones | 2:00pm

    Best of Queensland to showcase states tourism gems

    Tourism and Major Events Minister Kate Jones today launched a world-first marketing initiative to shine the spotlight on Queensland’s best tourism experiences.

    The Hon M Ryan | 1:30pm

    Firefighters double down as bushfire activity ramps up

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is marshalling ground and aerial units in response to rapidly increasing bushfire activity across the state.

    The Hon K Jones | 1:00pm

    Island redevelopments fast-tracked for TC Debbie Recovery

    Two iconic Whitsunday holiday island projects have gained special status to cut red tape and create hundreds of local jobs as the region recovers from Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 12:08pm

    Community services gear up for next big jobs boom

    Queensland’s community sector is gearing up for the next phase of a jobs boom.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 11:30am

    Grants back biomedical innovators

    Biomedical enterprises with innovative ideas can now access grants to help commercialise their products and generate jobs under a new Palaszczuk Government program.

    The Hon L Enoch | 11:15am

    World-first solar-powered car unleashed in Queensland

    An innovative Queensland company is claiming line honours in the developmental race for the world's first commercially available solar-powered car.

    The Hon L Enoch | 10:21am

    LNP needs to own up and apologise to Townsville locals

    Acting Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Leeanne Enoch today called on Tim Nicholls and the LNP to be honest with the people of Townsville and apologise for the devastating cuts they inflicted on the region during his time as Treasurer.

    The Hon C Pitt | 10:04am

    Turnbull acknowledges Queensland’s nation-leading jobs growth

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has acknowledged Queensland’s nation-leading jobs growth as Tim Nicholls continues to talk down the Queensland economy.

    The Hon C Pitt | 9:27am

    Queensland renewable energy boom continues

    Treasurer and Acting Energy Minister Curtis Pitt has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to visit some of Queensland’s state of the art wind, solar and hydro renewable energy projects during his blow in visit this week.

    The Hon G Grace | 9:08am

    Palaszczuk Government listens to Australian South Sea Islanders

    Multicultural Affairs Minister Grace Grace will meet with Australian South Sea Islanders in Mackay today to discuss issues impacting their community across Queensland.Ms Grace said she wanted to hear Australian South Sea Islanders’ concerns and aspirations firsthand.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | 8:52am

    D’Ath: LNP should hang their heads in shame

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has called on the LNP to stop scaring the community about youth crime in their desperate bid to win votes.

    The Hon S Miles | 8:00am

    Central Queensland’s Saraji Road set for $2.9 million upgrade

    Upgrade to improve safety and quality of key route for businesses and residentsWorks will include six sections of pavement rehabilitation totalling up to 8km$2.9m project funded by Australian and Queensland governments and Isaac Council

    The Hon M Ryan | 6:00am

    Extension of Category C grants deadline following Cyclone Debbie

    JOINT MEDIA RELEASEThe Hon Michael Keenan MPMinister for Justice Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter TerrorismThe Hon Mark Ryan MPQueensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency ServicesQueensland Minister for Corrective Services Extension of Category C grants de ...

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:37pm

    Premier's 2017 CEDA State of the State address

    CEDA 2017 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 4:09pm

    Brett Godfrey appointed Tourism and Events Queensland chair

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Brett Godfrey as the new Tourism and Events Queensland chair.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass opens early

    The $27.5 million Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass, a 1.5 kilometre two-lane road, will open to traffic this afternoon, a month ahead of schedule.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 11:12am

    Access for all at Nambour station

    A multi-million-dollar accessibility upgrade is now complete at Nambour station, a key transport hub and the third busiest station for commuters on the Sunshine Coast line.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 8:30am

    Wind farm freight sails into Cairns Port

    The first shipment of project freight for Ratch Australia Corporation’s Mount Emerald Wind Farm has arrived in Cairns (on Wednesday 20 September).

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:15am

    Palaszczuk Government invests in Queensland researchers

    The Palaszczuk Government has funded 110 early and mid-career researchers to conduct key studies potentially impacting thousands of Queenslanders, Science Minister Leeanne Enoch announced today.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 7:38am

    Business travel leads record year for Queensland tourism

    Double digit growth in business travel has helped produce another record breaking year for domestic visitation to Queensland.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 1:17pm

    Palaszczuk Government delivers jobs for Southern Border

    The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to deliver jobs and economy-boosting infrastructure for the Southern Border region, today announcing the next round of projects through the $400 million Works for Queensland program.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 12:32pm

    Permanent state monument unveiled at Miners Memorial Service

    Miners who lost their lives in fatal mines and quarry accidents and disasters were remembered today with the unveiling of a dedicated monument at Redbank, Ipswich, during Queensland’s annual Miners Memorial Day Service.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 12:00pm

    New warning out on more dodgy portable gas cookers

    A new warning has been issued about more potentially dangerous “lunchbox” gas cookers as Queenslanders head off on holidays.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Tuesday 10:56am

    Buy Queensland Roadshow heads to Cairns

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on Cairns businesses to find out how to tender for government work, with a Buy Queensland procurement strategy roadshow session to be held in Cairns.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 10:30am

    $65m Centenary Highway upgrade to ease congestion and create jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government will spend $65 million transforming one of the busiest intersections on one of South East Queensland’s busiest roads – the Sumners Road Interchange on the Centenary Highway.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 9:06am

    Cleveland student joins forces with Aussie hip-hop star to end domestic violence

    Cleveland student Travis Lord has taken out the Queensland Government’s Stop the Hurting: End domestic Violence Music Slam competition, designed to help break the cycle of domestic and family violence.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 8:30am

    Discounted E10 Fuel now 6 cents cheaper at United Petroleum Stations

    United Petroleum is dramatically cutting the price of all E10 fuel across Queensland announced Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

    The Hon G Grace | Tuesday 6:30am

    Palaszczuk Government puts Cairns locals first for tourism jobs

    Employment Minister Grace Grace will today host a Local Jobs First Roundtable in Cairns, bringing together government and industry to improve the employability of local young people in the tourism industry.