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Spit community consultation area expands

Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines | The Honourable Anthony Lynham | at 6:14pm
Local feedback has prompted the State Government to expand the community consultation area on The Spit’s Parklands rejuvenation to include two small areas of parkland.

Half a billion dollar roads package announced for Queensland

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 5:54pm
The Australian and Queensland governments have today announced a roads package worth more than half a billion dollars for Queensland.

Premier convenes Queensland Disaster Management Committee tomorrow

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 5:13pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will convene the Queensland Disaster Management Committee in Brisbane tomorrow morning (Saturday) with a Coral Sea tropical low expected to develop into a tropical cyclone and move west towards the coast over the weekend.

Premier determined to continue to drive international visitors to Cairns

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 4:39pm
Additional international flights into Cairns secured by the Palaszczuk Government have helped the Tropical North region claim more than 900,000 overseas visitors last year – an increase of 15%.

Rise in GST share for Queensland

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | at 4:09pm
Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, has welcomed an increase in Queensland’s GST funding share following the release of the Commonwealth Grants Commission's 2017 Update Report at a meeting of federal, state, and territory Treasurers in Canberr ...

Succession planning grants now available for Queensland producers

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development | The Honourable Bill Byrne | at 3:03pm
Queensland producers now have access to grants of up to $2500 to help tackle family business and succession planning thanks to the Queensland Government.

Taskforce Maxima covert OMCG operation results in 28 arrests

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | at 2:43pm
Detectives from Taskforce Maxima have closed the nine-month Operation Oscar Autocross which targeted a ring of outlaw motor cycle gang members and associates allegedly bringing highly dangerous drugs into Queensland.

Crocodile found in Johnstone River trap

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | at 2:28pm
Wildlife officers from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) have removed a 4 metre crocodile from the Johnstone River in Innisfail.

Attorney-General's comments at the valedictory ceremony for retiring President of the Court of Appeal Justice Margaret McMurdo

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | at 12:55pm
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North Queenslanders asked to prepare with possible Cyclone forecast

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | at 11:43am
Coastal communities in north Queensland are being asked to start preparing ahead of a possible cyclone forming in the coming days.

Free major health program launches in Wide Bay

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | at 11:00am
Wide Bay locals will be receiving free health checks at the Station Square Shopping Centre in Maryborough today to determine whether they are eligible to participate in a $27 million healthy lifestyle program, My health for life.

Attorney-General Pays Tribute to Retiring Justice

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | at 10:41am
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has paid tribute to retiring President of the Court of Appeal Justice Margaret McMurdo at a valedictory ceremony in Brisbane this morning.

Boat ramp surveys providing important data

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development | The Honourable Bill Byrne | at 10:30am
Regular boat ramp surveys are now being conducted at 45 locations from Weipa to the Gold Coast to provide the government with important data on recreational fishing.

Six innovators to work with Palaszczuk Government on cutting-edge ideas

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | at 9:34am
The Palaszczuk Government will fund six small businesses and startups to work alongside public sector agencies to develop cutting-edge solutions to difficult challenges.

Bundaberg flood study report outlines options for community safety

Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Jackie Trad | at 9:17am
Technical reports of the Bundaberg Flood Protection Study have been released today highlighting four flood mitigation options that will form the basis of a 10 year action plan to improve the safety of the Bundaberg community.

CMC set to rock QLD for three more years

Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 8:44am
Queensland has cemented its reputation as the nation’s home of country music with Acting Tourism and Major Events Minister, Steven Miles today announcing CMC Rocks QLD has been secured for another three years.

Laws change for Queensland medicinal cannabis seed suppliers

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development | The Honourable Bill Byrne | at 8:20am
Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Bill Byrne today announced the Palaszczuk Government has amended laws to allow licensed growers and researchers in the state to supply cannabis seeds into Australia’s medicinal cannabis supply chain.

Easter holiday fun at Queensland Recreation Centres

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | at 8:00am
If you’re heading to the beach over the Easter weekend there’s more holiday fun for the family than just sand and surf, with a range of activities on offer at the Queensland Recreation Centres.

Award-winning UK engineering firm sets up first Australian office in Brisbane

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | at 8:00am
UK civil engineering firm Jeremy Benn Pacific (JBP) has chosen Queensland as the base for its first Australian office after identifying a number of business advantages to operating in the Sunshine State.

Nominations open for 2017 Queensland Multicultural Awards

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | at 6:00am
The Palaszczuk Government is calling on the state’s top multicultural champions to nominate for a 2017 Queensland Multicultural Award.

Deputy Premier commends inaugural Emerging Science Leader

Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Yesterday at 8:00pm
Deputy Premier Jackie Trad tonight announced Cairns scientist Dr Paul Giacomin as the state’s inaugural Emerging Science Leader in recognition of his science advocacy and research into coeliac disease.

Queensland researchers funded to tackle global issues

Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Yesterday at 8:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government has awarded almost $12 million to 50 Queensland scientists to tackle some of Queensland’s biggest health, food security, environmental and energy challenges.

Palaszczuk Government funds world-class Qld researchers

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 7:00pm
Ten Queensland undergraduate researchers will share in $450,000 Advance Queensland funding to support vital research and retain our best and brightest emerging scientists.

New Logan Hospital car park to address demand from patients and staff

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Yesterday at 6:09pm
A new Logan Hospital car park announced by the Palaszczuk Government will ease pressure on patient parking and allow staff to return to onsite parking.

New Queensland Auditor-General appointed

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 6:07pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced that Mr Brendan Worrall has been appointed as the Queensland Auditor-General, following a national search and merit-based recruitment process.