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Taskforce Argos saving innocent victims

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | at 1:30pm
Brisbane’s very own elite team of internet warriors is fighting the good fight on a dark and truly disturbing battlefield.

Bill introduced to ensure right to safe terminations

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | at 12:06pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has today introduced a Bill to Parliament which will ensure Queensland women have reasonable and safe access to termination of pregnancies.

International Visitors Flock to Ekka for a Taste of Queensland

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 11:02am
International visitor numbers to the Ekka have hit an all-time high with the fixture now one of Queensland’s most popular tourist events for international travellers.

Planning and economic development expert appointed Ipswich Interim Administrator

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | at 10:19am
Respected planning and economic development expert Greg Chemello has been appointed Interim Administrator of Ipswich City Council.

Queenslanders get the facts on abortion

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Steven Miles | at 10:06am
Queensland Health will launch an online fact checker to debunk misconceptions surrounding the termination of pregnancy.

Fire and Emergency Services Minister applauds efforts of firefighters – both here and abroad

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | at 10:01am
Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Wednesday) applauded the “tremendous ongoing effort” of QFES personnel – battling bushfires in Queensland, and in the United States and Canada.

Ipswich City Council integrity crisis prompts appointment of Administrator

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Yesterday at 6:00pm
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.

“Hercules” the cassowary shows his strength

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 1:52pm
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.

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

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Yesterday at 1:14pm
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.

'Climate Mates' helping northern Australian graziers with climate risks

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 12:08pm
Graziers across northern Australia will be able to better manage climate risk and improve business resilience thanks to the new Climate Mates service.

Grants to create thriving age-friendly communities in Queensland

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Yesterday at 12:00pm
The bright ideas of Queenslanders to create age-friendly communities will be brought to life thanks to $1 million from the Palaszczuk Government.

International soccer heading for Brisbane

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 9:30am
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.

Statement on the use of trailers in Queensland

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:58am
The Palaszczuk Government has made no changes to trailer towing rules in Queensland.

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

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Monday at 5:00pm
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.

Laws to criminalise revenge porn

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Monday at 1:36pm
Proposed changes to the Criminal Code to be introduced in Parliament this week would make revenge porn a criminal offence in Queensland.

New signals to light up Albany Creek

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Monday at 11:55am
New traffic signals will be switched on this week at the Old Northern Road/Explorer Drive intersection in Albany Creek.

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

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Monday at 9:57am
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.

NFL combine to be held on the Gold Coast

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Monday at 9:20am
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.

More than 1000 vegetation fires reported already this Queensland fire season

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Sunday at 5:30pm
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”.

Bail support funding to help young people in Townsville

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Sunday at 2:01pm
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.

Queensland Multicultural Awards recognise outstanding achievers

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Sunday at 2:00pm
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 ...

Get on board with Gabba station redevelopment

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Sunday at 11:47am
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.

Bail support funding to help young people in Rockhampton

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Sunday at 11:08am
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.

Bail support funding to help young people in Mackay

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Sunday at 11:07am
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.

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

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Sunday at 11:06am
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.