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    The Hon S Miles | 11:18am

    Choose a career in health using new website

    Young Queenslanders who want to work in health will have a new website to show them the way.

    The Hon M Ryan | 10:50am

    Palaszczuk Government driving job opportunities across Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government’s record Queensland Corrective Services budget is driving job opportunities right across the state.

    The Hon K Jones | 10:28am

    Magic Round delivers millions for Queensland businesses

    The inaugural NRL Magic Round pumped a whopping $20million into Queensland’s economy over four days according to economic modelling released today.

    The Hon D Farmer | 10:20am

    Major corporations and community organisations to unite against domestic violence

    The Queensland Government is calling on the corporate and community sectors to join the fight against domestic violence at a forum next month.

    The Hon C Dick | 8:00am

    Solutions to the state’s infrastructure needs

    The Queensland Government’s key independent infrastructure advisor, Building Queensland, has today published its 2019 Infrastructure Pipeline Report.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 7:09pm

    Queensland LNP don’t care about waste management

    Queensland’s LNP have revealed they want to send Queensland backwards yet again, with their motion in Queensland Parliament tonight to try and repeal the waste levy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 4:24pm

    Palaszczuk Government and LGAQ continue Partners in Government Agreement

    The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to a strong partnership with local government was confirmed today at the signing of the 2019 Partners in Government Agreement with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ).

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 2:22pm

    One crane, two crane, three crane, four… at Queen’s Wharf

    Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has today revealed a third tower crane would soon tower over the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane site.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 1:00pm

    Seniors support initiative extended

    An initiative to help Queensland seniors with new consumer protections has been extended by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 12:37pm

    Young offenders give back to the Townsville community

    Young offenders have performed almost 4,000 hours of community service in Townsville, as well as the Burdekin, Palm Island, Ingham and Charters Towers during 2018–19.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 12:25pm

    Palaszczuk Government’s multicultural policy making great strides

    The Palaszczuk Government’s Multicultural Policy, Our story, our future, has helped people from culturally diverse backgrounds experiencing domestic and family violence, and has improved pathways for employment during its first three years.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 11:03am

    Crews up to mountain challenge

    On-ground works are underway on schedule on a $6 million project  to maintain a critical transmission line perched on a steep Far North Queensland mountainside.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 10:38am

    Palaszczuk Government cracks down on dangerous devices used by extremists

    The Palaszczuk Government has given the green light to new powers that target the tactics of extremists who pose a risk to the public and themselves.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:27am

    Fastest growing food industry brings jobs bonanza to North Queensland

    The Premier has announced leading seafood producer Tassal is investing in North Queensland which will bring 1000 jobs to the region and a significant boost to the local economy.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 9:27am

    North Straddie no longer Queensland’s best kept secret

    More people are discovering the magic of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), with the latest visitor research showing that annual tourism numbers have grown by more than five per cent.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Monday 6:30pm

    Your chance to be part of a B.OLD conversation

    Eight Queensland-made short films that challenge stereotypes about ageing were released at a red-carpet event in Brisbane (19 August), as part of this year’s Seniors Week celebrations.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Monday 2:37pm

    Confidence high for Queensland’s SMEs

    The confidence of Queensland’s small and medium business owners is shining bright according to the latest Sensis Business Index survey.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 10:29am

    Rich arts experiences provide opportunities for Queenslanders

    Communities across Queensland will have access to a range of vibrant arts and cultural experiences thanks to $837,534 in funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 10:04am

    Logan Motorway upgrade unlocks southside bottlenecks

    Traffic is flowing more smoothly on one of south-east Queensland’s busiest roads as a two-year project to widen sections of the Logan and Gateway Motorways comes to an end.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Sunday 2:00pm

    Mines Minister eyes deadline on safety reset

    A statewide initiative to refocus on safety has already reached nearly half the state’s 50,000-strong mine and quarry workforce.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Sunday 2:00pm

    Centenarians art project builds inter-generational relationships

    An art project featuring portraits of Queensland centenarians, painted by young artists, will be the feature event of Queensland Seniors Week (August 17 – 25) this year.

    The Hon M Bailey | Sunday 11:30am

    Walking plan aims to make great strides for Queenslanders’ health

    Supporting Queenslanders to walk more often is at the heart of the state’s first ever Walking Strategy.

    The Hon C Dick | Saturday 9:30am

    Aviation Expo to showcase career opportunities

    The Ekka won’t be the only show in town today with more than 7000 visitors expected to attend the 14th Aviation Expo at Brisbane Airport, showcasing careers in the thriving aerospace and defence industries in Queensland.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Saturday 9:00am

    Queensland goes age-friendly for Seniors Week

    Queenslanders of all ages are being encouraged to celebrate and participate in Queensland Seniors Week, which kicks off on Saturday (August 17).

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 5:50pm

    Minister thanks out-going Powerlink Chief

    Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today thanked Merryn York for her contribution to Queensland’s energy industry after eight years as Powerlink chief executive.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 4:58pm

    Hayman Island transformation heralds new era for Whitsundays

    Two years after the devastation of Cyclone Debbie, the revamped resort on Hayman Island is back, better than ever.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 4:42pm

    Rail trail rolls closer to Yeppoon Foreshore

    Pedestrians and cyclists in Yeppoon are set to benefit from a $455,000 extension to the Pineapple Coast Rail Trail thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 4:11pm

    The show will go on: Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade given extra protection

    The Palaszczuk Government has granted extra planning protection for iconic Gold Coast seaside theatre, the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 1:06pm

    Minister calls on the LNP to come clean about travel to China

    Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones today called on the Leader of the Opposition to investigate allegations that a senior LNP MP travelled to China 14 times recently.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 12:00pm

    Swickers expansion brings home the bacon (and jobs) for Kingaroy

    Opportunities in the South Burnett jobs market are flourishing with the opening of Swickers’ new $64 million pork processing facility, supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s $175 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.