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22 June 2017

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27 June 2017

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7 July 2017
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New youth mentoring employment program for Cairns

24 June 2017, The Honourable Curtis Pitt
Young jobseekers and recently employed young workers in Cairns are set to benefit from a new mentoring program to help them gain and retain employment, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has announced.

Greyhound adoptions set to hit 300 this financial year

24 June 2017, The Honourable Grace Grace
The State Government’s Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is well on track for a record 300 adoptions for the 12 month period from July last year.

Turnbull Government abandons key Gonski principle

23 June 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
Education Minister Kate Jones today said the Turnbull Government had pulled a “Gonski swifty” pushing back education funding on the states.

Far North Queensland companies called to tender for government office fit out works

23 June 2017, The Honourable Mick de Brenni
Far North Queensland companies are encouraged to tender for works to update the fit out of a government office in Cairns to accommodate the Cairns District Youth Justice Service.

Palaszczuk Government delivers extra teachers and teacher aides

23 June 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
The Palaszczuk Government has employed more than 4,400 extra teachers and teacher aides to improve education in Queensland state schools.

STEM specialists and IT support for state schools

23 June 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
The Palaszczuk Government is driving a renewed focus on science, technology, mathematics and engineering making STEM specialists and IT support officers available to all state schools.

Attorney-General announces new appointments

23 June 2017, The Honourable Yvette D'Ath
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today announced two appointments to the Supreme Court of Queensland.

$300,000 for annual report card on the waterways of Mackay Whitsunday

23 June 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
The Palaszczuk Government reinforced its commitment to regional waterway health with $300,000 going to the Mackay-Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership.

More frontline jobs for Queensland’s environmental regulator

23 June 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
The Palaszczuk Government will create 60 new frontline, and frontline support jobs, to bolster the work of Queensland’s environmental regulator in the regions.

Government delivers further support for Queensland Women in 2017-18 Budget

23 June 2017, The Honourable Shannon Fentiman
The Queensland Government today released the Women’s Budget Statement in recognition of the important contribution of women to the state’s economic future.

Induction ceremony sees new recruits sworn in to service

23 June 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
Today the Queensland Police Service Academy, Townsville campus saw 38 recruits graduate in a ceremony attended by Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart.

Far North Queensland companies called to tender for new Gordonvale Police Station

23 June 2017, The Honourable Mick de Brenni
The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of the new Gordonvale Police Station.

Golden Biotech to work with QUT researchers on Alzheimer’s cure

23 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
A Taiwanese biotech company will work with Queensland researchers to determine if a new chemical entity – derived from a mushroom – could potentially treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Daisy the koala mascot found safe and sound

22 June 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) wildlife officers at Daisy Hill Koala Centre are celebrating the return of their five-foot tall mascot, Daisy, after she was allegedly stolen from the establishment on June 7.

More probation and parole officers graduate to keep Queenslanders safe

22 June 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to increasing frontline services continues, with 22 new probation and parole officers graduating at Wacol today.

Queenslanders to name 7 police puppies

22 June 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
Queenslanders will have the opportunity to name seven soon to be crime-fighting canines belonging to the Queensland Polive Service (QPS), Police Minister Mark Ryan said today.

Tickets awarded across all GC2018 competition sessions

22 June 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
Hundreds of thousands of spectators will today find out the tickets they’ve secured for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

$9 million investment in regional training

22 June 2017, The Honourable Yvette D'Ath
Regional Queenslanders will receive training that is better targeted to local jobs through an initiative announced in Ipswich today.

Driverless vehicle research focus of MoU

22 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
RENO, USA: Queensland University of Technology will work with the University of Nevada to collaborate on driverless vehicle technology.

The Honourable Con Sciacca AO

22 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
On behalf of the Queensland Government, I wish to pay tribute to The Honourable Con Sciacca AO, who passed away in Brisbane yesterday, aged 70.

Equitable resolution for farm business debt matters

22 June 2017, The Honourable Bill Byrne
Queensland producers experiencing financial difficulty will be better protected from 1 July when mandatory farm business debt mediation comes into effect says Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne.

Cape Upstart oil spill charges welcomed

22 June 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Ports Minister Mark Bailey says legal proceedings against two parties allegedly responsible for the Cape Upstart oil spill nearly two years ago sends a strong message to the shipping industry when navigating Queensland’s waters and the Great Barrier Reef.

From cane tops and trash to biofuel

22 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Southern Oil’s Gladstone facility is already creating opportunities further afield with the announcement that the Palaszczuk Government will provide $125,000 in Advance Queensland funding to Burdekin Renewable Fuels.

Palaszczuk Government grant to support development of new feedstock source

22 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
New feedstock sources for livestock could be developed in Goondiwindi after a $579,000 investment by the Palaszczuk Government.

Queensland bio grant could lead to year-round sugar mill production

22 June 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Queensland’s emerging biofutures industry has been given a boost following the announcement that North Queensland-based MP Australia Holdings has received $250,000 in State Government Funding to demonstrate bioethanol production from agave at the pilot scale.