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Brisbane landmarks lit up in purple to mark Seniors Week

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | at 9:00am
Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge will be bathed in purple lights tonight (21 August) to celebrate the valuable contribution of older people to our lives and to our communities.

Palaszczuk Government backs hi-tech sports apps offering gold-winning performances for Qld

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | at 7:50am
Queenslanders will get the elite athlete experience with a new training simulator designed to emulate track cycling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Gabba guru to retire after Ashes

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | at 7:14am
The Gabba is on the hunt for a new head curator, with legendary grounds manager Kevin Mitchell Jr.

Focus on regions, power prices underlined in new survey

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Yesterday at 7:14pm
Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the latest Suncorp-Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) Pulse survey of small business shows the government is on the right path by supporting regional communities and putting downward pressure on energy prices.

#SpeakUpForRoadSafety this Road Safety Week

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 12:15pm
As Road Safety Week begins, a blueprint aimed at making Queensland roads safer has been unveiled, focussing on young drivers as well as vulnerable road users.

Chin Up campaign gets tongues talking and fingers clicking

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 12:00pm
The ‘Chin up, phone down’ message has reached nearly four million people thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s latest road safety campaign targeting young motorists.

Paramedics responding to record demand as unprecedented flu season hits hard

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Yesterday at 11:18am
Queenslanders are being urged to remain patient and cooperate with health authorities as the flu season sparks a record demand for the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS).

Robotics festival shows us what the future looks like

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 10:26am
Australia’s largest one-day robotics festival – being held in Brisbane today (Sunday) – further strengthens Queensland’s reputation as a hub for emerging technology, according to Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch.

Toowoomba multicultural festival brings thousands together to celebrate diversity

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | Yesterday at 8:28am
The iconic Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival (TLC) is once again set to bring thousands together in a celebration of diversity when gates open in Queens Park today.

Jeff Horn versus Manny Pacquiao rematch

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 7:34am
Statement from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk:

Palaszczuk Government grant to world-first technique to ease global avocado shortage

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 6:30am
A world-first innovative plant growing technique that is set to double Queensland’s avocado production and smash the global shortage of avocado trees has received a $636,000 grant through the second round of the Palaszczuk Government's Advance Queensland Innovation Partnerships p ...

Busy day for firies across Queensland

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Saturday at 7:02pm
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) have responded to several major incidents across Queensland today prompting firefighters to remind residents of the importance of being prepared.

Indian festival celebrates 70 years of independence

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Saturday at 4:11pm
Roma Street Parklands today came alive to the sounds, taste and visual delights of Indian culture as the India Day Fair gets underway.

Logan Hospital Cladding to be sent for testing

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Saturday at 12:30pm
Cladding from the Expansion Block at the Logan Hospital complex will be sent for testing in Melbourne after Audit Taskforce assessments could not confirm the level of fire retardation across cladding products that were used.

Huge North Queensland hydro and solar project, supporting 500 construction jobs, surges towards construction

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Saturday at 9:31am
The construction of more than 500 megawatts (MW) of hydro and solar is one step closer after an agreement was signed yesterday between Powerlink and Genex Power Limited to progress Stage 2 of the Kidston Hydro-Solar Project, that combined with stage one will support up to 500 con ...

Greater Springfield celebrates a quarter of a century

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 8:13pm
Greater Springfield has celebrated 25 years of transforming 2860 hectares of unused land into the largest master planned city in Australia.

Logan prep students brush up on dental care

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Friday at 5:30pm
A tooth brushing program for Preps and Year One students will be rolled out across all Logan primary schools in a bid to reduce dental decay rates in children.

Queensland rejects Turnbull’s sports lotto thought bubble

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Friday at 5:27pm
Queensland has rejected a Turnbull Government plan for a new lottery to fund elite sport.

Hot and dry conditions herald start to bushfire season

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Friday at 4:23pm
The rising temperatures and dry conditions forecast for this weekend have prompted calls for Queenslanders to prepare themselves, their families and properties for the 2017 bushfire season.

New kitchen served up at Warwick Hospital

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Friday at 1:35pm
Warwick Hospital’s new $1.4 million kitchen was officially opened this week, with the new facility already producing around 260 meals a day.

Crocodile removed from Daru Creek in Moresby

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Friday at 12:27pm
Wildlife officers from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection have removed a 3.6 metre crocodile from Daru Creek, Moresby, approximately 15 kilometres south of Innisfail.

Sixteen new custodial officers join Lotus Glen prison frontline

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Friday at 12:15pm
Sixteen new custodial officers will join the frontline at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre after graduating from the local Queensland Corrective Services Academy today.

Townsville seniors get into the swing of celebrations

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Friday at 11:15am
Queensland Seniors Week will start on a high note in Townsville tomorrow (Saturday 19 August) with dancing and music allowing seniors to get into the swing of things.

Palaszczuk Government committed to tackling youth crime

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Friday at 11:07am
The Palaszczuk Government is committed to tackling youth crime and breaking the cycle of offending in the long term.

Construction kicks off at North Queensland Stadium

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 10:43am
Construction is underway on the $250 million North Queensland Stadium with today’s turning of the first sod.