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    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 6:00pm

    Ipswich City Council integrity crisis prompts appointment of Administrator

    State Parliament has passed legislation to dismiss Ipswich City Council and appoint an Interim Administrator, who will assume the full role and responsibilities of Council until the next local government elections in 2020.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 1:52pm

    “Hercules” the cassowary shows his strength

    After being struck by a vehicle travelling along the Kuranda range, “Hercules” the cassowary has recovered from his injuries and is now back in the wild.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 1:14pm

    Police officers and staff members recognised at QPS Awards for Excellence 2018 ceremony

    Commissioner Ian Stewart has congratulated Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and staff members who received Awards for Excellence in a ceremony held at Police Headquarters today.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 12:08pm

    'Climate Mates' helping northern Australian graziers with climate risks

    Graziers across northern Australia will be able to better manage climate risk and improve business resilience thanks to the new Climate Mates service.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 12:00pm

    Grants to create thriving age-friendly communities in Queensland

    The bright ideas of Queenslanders to create age-friendly communities will be brought to life thanks to $1 million from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 9:30am

    International soccer heading for Brisbane

    The Socceroos will host South Korea in a multi-million-dollar showdown in Brisbane as part of a deal announced by Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 8:58am

    Statement on the use of trailers in Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government has made no changes to trailer towing rules in Queensland.

    The Hon C Crawford | Monday 5:00pm

    Queensland disaster response team put through their paces to retain UN classification

    A crack team of 75 Queensland specialists who provide support during disasters – both here and overseas - will be put under the international microscope this week in Brisbane.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Monday 1:36pm

    Laws to criminalise revenge porn

    Proposed changes to the Criminal Code to be introduced in Parliament this week would make revenge porn a criminal offence in Queensland.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 11:55am

    New signals to light up Albany Creek

    New traffic signals will be switched on this week at the Old Northern Road/Explorer Drive intersection in Albany Creek.

    The Hon C Crawford | Monday 9:57am

    QFES personnel respond to 290 bushfires in 24 hours to 8am

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Katarina Carroll today (Monday) urged residents to keep up-to-date and follow instructions during the state’s bushfire emergency.

    The Hon K Jones | Monday 9:20am

    NFL combine to be held on the Gold Coast

    One of the world’s largest sporting organisations, the NFL, will hold its inaugural international draft on the Gold Coast next month in a deal which will see the city promoted across the US.

    The Hon C Crawford | Sunday 5:30pm

    More than 1000 vegetation fires reported already this Queensland fire season

    Firefighters are bracing for more wildfires across the state tomorrow (Monday), with Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford praising their efforts “over a very challenging period”.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 2:01pm

    Bail support funding to help young people in Townsville

    The Queensland Government will fund $500,000 per year in additional bail support in Townsville to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Sunday 2:00pm

    Queensland Multicultural Awards recognise outstanding achievers

    Arts icon QPAC, a high school with a 30-year record of inclusion and the founder of the Council for Young Africans Living Abroad are among the winners of the Queensland Multicultural Awards 2018.While presenting the trophies at a gala lunch, Multicultural Affairs Minister Stirlin ...

    The Hon J Trad | Sunday 11:47am

    Get on board with Gabba station redevelopment

    Cross River Rail’s new station at the Gabba will be the catalyst for a transformation of access and transport to Brisbane’s iconic sporting precinct.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:08am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Rockhampton

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $300,000 a year in additional bail support in Rockhampton to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:07am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Mackay

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $300,000 a year in additional bail support in Mackay, to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:06am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Ipswich, Inala and Beenleigh

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $930,000 per year in additional bail support in Ipswich, Inala/Richlands and Beenleigh, to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:05am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Cape communities

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $400,000 a year in additional bail support in Cape York communities, to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:04am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Cairns/Yarrabah

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $600,000 per year in additional bail support in the Cairns/Yarrabah region to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:03am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Toowoomba

    The Queensland Government will fund $300,000 per year in additional bail support in Toowoomba to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:02am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Mount Isa and Gulf

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $400,000 per year in additional bail support in Mount Isa and the Gulf to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:01am

    Bail support funding to help young people in Bundaberg

    The Palaszczuk Government will fund $280,000 per year in additional bail support in Bundaberg, to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions.

    The Hon D Farmer | Sunday 11:00am

    Bail support funding to help Queensland’s young people

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost $17 million in bail support to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand.

    The Hon C Crawford | Sunday 8:59am

    No room for complacency with more than 110 vegetation fires reported overnight

    Firefighters are bracing for another challenging period over the coming days, with latest figures showing 114 vegetation fires were reported across the state overnight, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today (Sunday).

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Sunday 7:00am

    First nationwide telecast of Birdsville Races to raise funds for Drought Appeal

    Queensland’s iconic Birdsville Cup carnival (August 31-September 1) will be telecast Australia-wide for the first time ever this year, with half of the wagering proceeds generated going to the Drought Appeal.

    The Hon C Dick | Saturday 4:36pm

    Final tick for landmark defence contract

    Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick has welcomed the official signing of a $5 billion landmark defence deal which will see Queensland playing the leading role manufacturing a new generation of vehicles for the Australian Army.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Saturday 3:47pm

    26-straight: Winx continues winning run that kicked off in Queensland

    Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has hailed Winx as one of the all-time legends of the Australian turf following the mare’s record-breaking 26th-straight win today.

    The Hon J Trad | Saturday 2:21pm

    Statement from Shareholding Ministers for Gladstone Ports Corporation

    Information raising concerns about administration was recently brought to the attention of Shareholding Ministers for the Gladstone Ports Corporation, which was referred to Queensland Treasury.