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Parole system strengthened by GPS offender tracking

24 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan announced today that one week after the Palaszczuk Government announced the expansion of GPS tracking technology to increase community safety, the first parolee has had a GPS tracker placed on them as part of enhancing their supervision cond ...

Redistribution of electoral boundaries

23 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
My Government’s priorities are to create jobs and opportunities for Queenslanders and ensure their access to frontline services, including health and education, no matter where they live.

Regional Queensland needs Federal LNP action on communications

23 February 2017, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
The Federal LNP Government is letting down regional Queensland when it comes to telecommunications

Time running out for regional employers to act on $20,000 incentive

23 February 2017, The Honourable Curtis Pitt
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Industry, Curtis Pitt, says the latest regional and youth unemployment figures should prompt regional employers to beat next Tuesday’s deadline for accessing the state government’s $20,000 Back to Work Youth Boost payment.

More sport participation vouchers for Queensland kids

23 February 2017, The Honourable Mick de Brenni
A further $500,000 will be available this Friday (24 February) to help Queensland children kick-start their involvement in organised sport or recreation activities through the re-opening of Round 9 of the popular Get Started Vouchers program.

Barrier Reef bleaching to highlight need for climate action at Cairns roundtable

23 February 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
Political leaders from around the country are meeting in Cairns this afternoon (Thursday) to discuss how they can collaborate to reduce carbon greenhouse pollution, ahead of visiting the Great Barrier Reef tomorrow.

Palaszczuk Government calls on Canberra to stop pay cuts for Queenslanders

23 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is calling on the Turnbull Government to intervene after a Commonwealth Fair Work Commission decision to cut Sunday penalty rates and take-home pay for thousands of Queenslanders.

Cairns meeting sets up committee and terms for future management of Cape York parks

23 February 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land Trusts and Aboriginal corporations have nominated members for a committee to provide advice to the Palaszczuk Government on managing national parks and other protected areas on Cape York.

Recreational diving and snorkelling code of practice to be updated

23 February 2017, The Honourable Grace Grace
Queensland’s recreational diving and snorkelling code of practice will be updated by July, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has announced following a Reef Safety Roundtable in Cairns yesterday.

Palaszczuk Government delivers real-time donation disclosure

23 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Australia’s first real-time electronic donation disclosure system has gone live in Queensland this morning, as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to transparency at state and local government level.

Queensland farmers encouraged to join new tariff trials

23 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Around 200 farmers will help Ergon better understand business electricity needs and demands in regional Queensland as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $10 million package to help stabilise regional power bills.

Palaszczuk to govern from the Gold Coast in April

22 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and her Ministers will govern from the Gold Coast in April, to coincide with 12 months’ to go before the start of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Finish line in sight for GC2018 volunteer applications

22 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged Queenslanders to put up their hand to volunteer at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), with registrations closing soon.

Super cruiser Ovation of the Seas docks in Brisbane

22 February 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
Queensland’s reputation as Australia’s cruise ship destination of choice received a major boost today, with the maiden visit of the largest cruise ship to ever visit the state.

Breaking ground on Queensland’s solar boom

22 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Kidston:Work has commenced on the $126 million Kidston Solar Project in North Queensland, the first solar farm to begin construction under the Palaszczuk Government’s Solar 150 program.

Queenslanders urged to apply for funding to help job-seekers

22 February 2017, The Honourable Yvette D'Ath
The Palaszczuk Government is calling on community organisations to apply for the next round of funding that will help job-seekers get the training they need to get employed, under the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

Palaszczuk Government project launched to help Wet Tropics cane growers manage their land and protect the Reef

22 February 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
A behavioural psychologist will team up with canegrowers to foster widespread change across the industry that will lead to better outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef.

Revamped Arnot Creek Bridge opens to traffic on the Bruce Highway

22 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Major $10 million project on Bruce Highway completeNew Arnot Creek Bridge north of Ingham to make highway safer and more efficient, as part of the 10 year, $8.5 billion Bruce Highway upgrade plan

Schools launch community respect project

22 February 2017, The Honourable Yvette D'Ath
Minister for Training and Skills Yvette D’Ath has today officially launched a project designed to promote respectful relationships in the community.

Energy assistance for Queenslanders in financial emergency

22 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
The Palaszczuk Government is continuing its commitment to support vulnerable Queenslanders in times of need through reforms to its energy concessions.

New services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

22 February 2017, The Honourable Shannon Fentiman
The second stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Services will roll out this month in Ipswich, Beaudesert, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville and Palm Island.

New QLDTraffic technology lets you check, plan, go

21 February 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
A new traffic and travel information system has been launched to help more Queenslanders better plan their journey before hitting the road.

Jobs bonanza for Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions

21 February 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
$17.5 million will kick off more than 65 projects, supporting more than 500 jobs across the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland program.

Port of Cairns cruises into record books

21 February 2017, The Honourable Curtis Pitt
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, has met with Shadow Trade Minister Jason Clare in Cairns ahead of Thursday’s Trade Ministers Meeting in Darwin.

Advance Queensland funding helps grow Gold Coast business

21 February 2017, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch today joined a Gold Coast business to launch a new gardening app that will have benefits beyond the backyard.