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The Palaszczuk Government is working through a number of recommendations to respond to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse, including the removal of the statute of limitation for child sexual abuse claims.
Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the claimed “cut” to capital expenditure for the period 2015-16 to 2019-20 by Energy Queensland — formed from the merger of Energex and Ergon — did not reflect cuts to its budget or forced savings.
The Palaszczuk Government is to introduce legislation to establish a farm debt mediation process to resolve financial disputes between banks and farmers.
This weekend one of South East Queensland’s major water supply dams and recreation lakes – Hinze Dam – turns 40.
Queenslanders are urged to take action now to prepare themselves, their families and their properties for the arrival of bushfire season which usually starts in August.
Three new members will join the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Board to strengthen governance arrangements and ensure Queensland is well-placed to meet the requirements and challenges of delivering the largest sporting event in Australia this decade.
The Palaszczuk Government is backing one of Queensland’s best known tourism entrepreneurs in a project to deliver an iconic six-day walk in the Scenic Rim, running through World Heritage listed Main Range National Park, southwest of Brisbane.
The Palaszczuk Government will help fund an Economic Impact Study into the superyacht industry in Queensland.
The Queensland Government has delivered a big increase in financial assurance (FA) to cover costs to rehabilitate or restore the environment if the holder of an environmental authority fails to meet its environmental obligations.
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is rewarding timber treatment operators who are actively adopting improved environmental practices by significantly reducing licence fees.
The Queensland Government expects to finalise the sale of government-owned land in the Mary Valley in coming months.
The Palaszczuk Government will showcase innovation at this year’s Ekka.
The Sunshine State will have a Container Deposit Scheme to get drink cans and bottles off our beaches, and out of our parks and public areas.
Younger farmers are taking advantage of the Palaszczuk Government’s upgrades to a loans scheme that helps producers improve productivity and sustainability.
Minister for Corrective Services Bill Byrne has today announced the new Queensland Regional Parole Boards.
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has appointed Judge Fleur Kingham as the new President of the Land Court of Queensland.
The Palaszczuk Government today published a vision for the future management of Queensland’s fisheries and announced 10 weeks of consultation with industry, recreational fishers and the community.
The Palaszczuk Government will seek an independent review of recent elections conducted by the Electoral Commission of Queensland.
Gold Coast Light Rail notches up almost 640,000 passengers a month for second anniversary celebration
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) will today begin the state-wide roll out of Body Worn Cameras (BWCs) for frontline police following the success of the program on the Gold Coast.
The Palaszczuk Government has moved to get offensive slogans on vehicles removed from Queensland roads.
Mackay will host Queensland’s leading tourism industry forum for the first time in 2016.
The Palaszczuk Government has taken another important step in its actions to tackle domestic and family violence, with the appointment of the Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board, chaired by State Coroner Terry Ryan.
Logan’s public housing will remain in Government hands with the Palaszczuk Government terminating the pending privatisation of the management of 4,900 houses in the region.
Three projects from the Scenic Rim Council are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regional infrastructure funds.
Seven projects from five North West Queensland councils are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regional infrastructure funds.
Eight projects from six North Queensland councils are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regional infrastructure funds.
Forty local governments from Mapoon to Dirranbandi are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regional infrastructure funds.
Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch has questioned the Federal Government’s commitment to Queensland’s 406,000 small businesses following Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to remove the Small Business portfolio from the Federal Cabinet.
The Palaszczuk Government will ensure Queensland’s important heritage places are better preserved for future generations, by restoring protections for adjoining sites which were recklessly stripped away by the former LNP government.