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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 9:49am

    Queensland Parliament sits from March 24

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland’s 55th Parliament will begin its sittings on Tuesday 24 March.

    The Hon M Bailey | 8:00am

    Renewal of 17 bridges across Queensland

    SEVENTEEN bridges across Queensland will be upgraded under the first tranche of the Australian Government’s new $300 million Bridges Renewal Programme.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 4:53pm

    More Community Recovery support going to cyclone hit areas

    Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman today announced a further 50 community recovery personnel have been sent to assist in cyclone-hit areas of Central Queensland.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 4:48pm

    Power boost for gas industry in the Surat Basin

    Powerlink Queensland delivered two 160 tonne electricity transformers to Yuleba near Roma this week, marking a significant step in the delivery of the state’s multi-billion-dollar gas export industry.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 12:48pm

    Government gives $1 million to help cyclone-hit communities

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says $1 million state government contribution will be shared among four charities delivering post-cyclone support and services.“This contribution of $1 million is the quickest, most direct, and most effective way the government can support people in ...

    The Hon J Miller | Wednesday 3:59pm

    Statement from the Minister regarding Callide Dam.

    The Inspector-General Emergency Management is responsible for reviewing and assessing the effectiveness of disaster management across the state and for providing me an assurance regarding the safety of all Queenslanders.

    The Hon A Lynham | Wednesday 1:13pm

    Queensland's air defence and aviation companies target Avalon

    The Queensland Government is leading a 12 company strong trade stand at the Pacific’s pre-eminent aviation gathering the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition which started yesterday.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 11:17am

    Switch on for safety on Centenary Motorway

    The safety of motorists will be enhanced on the Centenary Motorway with 15 electronic speed limit signs set to be switched on this week.

    The Hon S Miles | Tuesday 4:58pm

    Rangers help communities and work to reopen parks after TC Marcia

    Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has deployed rangers to assist the isolated Byfield and Stockyard Point communities in Central Queensland recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 4:15pm

    Community Recovery hubs opening in Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Biloela

    Help is at hand for people impacted by Tropical Cyclone Marcia in Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Biloela, Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman said today.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 3:57pm

    Stay Gas Safe after Tropical Cyclone Marcia

    Queenslanders in communities affected by ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia should be very careful using portable gas appliances and strictly follow all operating instructions on the appliances.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 4:22pm

    Appointment of Disaster Recovery Co-ordinator

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the appointment of a long-serving senior officer of the Queensland Police Service to lead recovery efforts in the wake of Cyclone Marcia.Ms Palaszczuk said Chief Superintendent Brian Codd would take up the position within weeks.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 3:44pm

    Interest sought in Cape York infrastructure

    Indigenous businesses and employment training organisations have today been called on to get involved with priority infrastructure projects in Cape York.

    The Hon K Jones | Sunday 5:33pm

    Closed educational facilities for Monday 23 February 2015

    The safety of students and staff continues to be the priority as schools recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon M Bailey | Sunday 3:50pm

    Safety warning for residents in cyclone-affected areas

    Energy Minister Mark Bailey is urging residents in cyclone-affected areas of Queensland to be mindful of the dangers of fallen power lines, solar PV systems and generators.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Sunday 2:30pm

    Assistance available for Rockhampton, Livingstone and Banana Shire residents affected by TC Marcia

    The Queensland Government is committed to providing both immediate and ongoing support to those who have been directly affected by a natural disaster.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 11:47am

    PALASZCZUK GOVERNMENT ACTIVATES NATURAL DISASTER RECOVERY AND RELIEF ARRANGEMENTS FOR CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

    Financial assistance is available for people needing urgent help after Tropical Cyclone Marcia following the activation of Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) in conjunction with the Commonwealth Government.Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the G ...

    The Hon S Fentiman | 20 Feb 11:18am

    Community Recovery Hotline open and new app launched

    In the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcia crossing the Queensland coast, the Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349 has been activated.

    The Hon J Trad | 19 Feb 5:55pm

    Patience and planning key to safe travel in severe weather

    Motorists and commuters are urged to plan ahead and play it safe in the severe weather expected across Queensland over coming days.

    The Hon A Lynham | 19 Feb 3:46pm

    Mount Morgan Mine site prepared to weather Tropical Cyclone Marcia

    The former Mount Morgan Mine site in central Queensland has emergency action plans ready to deal with severe weather and heavy rain expected over coming days.Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham said his department’s Abandoned Mines Unit has worked hard to p ...

    The Hon K Jones | 19 Feb 11:37am

    Minister Jones hits the ground running on the Gold Coast

    The Palaszczuk Government has confirmed its commitment to the Gold Coast’s tourism and major events industries, promising to collaborate with local stakeholders on priorities for the key region.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 18 Feb 1:04pm

    Palaszczuk Govt to bolster frontline health

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has reiterated her commitment to restoring frontline health services without the need for the LNP’s asset sales.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 17 Feb 3:48pm

    Premier to work side by side with industry

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the new Labor Government would work closely with industry and business in order to create jobs and grow the economy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 15 Feb 5:19pm

    Queensland’s new Cabinet focusses on jobs

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says her new Cabinet will be focussed on job creation, listening to Queenslanders and acting on their concerns, while restoring integrity and accountability to government in Queensland.

    The Hon L Springborg | 12 Feb 1:00pm

    Framework for Government - Letter to Katter's Australian Party MPs

    Attached is a letter from the Parliamentary Leader of the LNP, Lawrence Springborg MP to the Member for Mt Isa, Rob Katter MP and the Member for Dalrymple, Shane Knuth MP.

    The Hon C Newman | 10 Feb 11:11am

    Statement from caretaker Premier Campbell Newman

    This morning I tendered my resignation as Premier of Queensland to his Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, pending the appointment of a new Premier.

    The Hon L Springborg | 8 Feb 10:30am

    Better results from improved ambulance techniques State-wide.

    The newly-appointed Parliamentary leader of the LNP, Health Minister Lawrence Springborg, visited frontline ambulance officers at South Brisbane this morning to view progress on the roll-out of new, specialised QAS services.

    The Hon C Newman | 9 Jan 4:43pm

    Statement from Premier Campbell Newman

    This afternoon I met with the family of those who lost their lives in the tragic incident that occurred in Murray Street, Cairns, last month.

    The Hon S Emerson | 9 Jan 9:45am

    Queensland tennis legend honoured

    Sporting tennis legend Rod Laver has been recognised ahead of the Brisbane International.

    The Hon S Emerson | 6 Jan 4:53am

    Palaszczuk goes soft on criminal motorcycle gangs

    Annastacia Palaszczuk needs to rule out accepting donations or support from criminal motorcycle groups, following yesterday’s revelation that gangs would back Labor at the next state election.