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Palaszczuk Government delivers certainty and safety for Personalised Transport industry

24 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Queensland’s personalised transport industry will be safer following passage of the Transport and Other Legislation (Personalised Transport Reform) Amendment Bill 2017 in Parliament this evening.

Turnbull Government raids the Bruce, Minister demands answers

24 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Queensland’s Main Roads Minister has raised serious concerns in Parliament this afternoon after a Federal Budget analysis by the State has confirmed around $350 million in missing funds earmarked for Queensland roads projects.

Palaszczuk Government extends action and consultation on Ice

24 May 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
The Palaszczuk Government is extending action and public input on its response to the scourge of ice, with further roundtables to be convened and more time for consultation on its draft action plan.

More Young Tourism Leaders needed to inspire tourism careers

24 May 2017, The Honourable Kate Jones
Tourism and Major Events Minister Kate Jones has today announced round two of the Queensland Government’s successful Young Tourism Leader program.

Premier and Science Minister to lead life sciences mission to US

24 May 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch will next month lead a delegation of about 90 Queensland businesses and researchers to the United States to promote the state’s life sciences sector.

Back to Work program supporting 4,000 jobs in regional Queensland

24 May 2017, The Honourable Grace Grace
More than 4,000 Queenslanders are now back on the job, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Back to Work regional jobs program.

Advance Queensland Hot DesQ applications grow by 60%

24 May 2017, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
The number of applicants to Advance Queensland’s Hot DesQ program has grown an impressive 60 per cent since it was launched last year, Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said today (Wednesday).

Palaszczuk Government thanks Queensland Police for oustanding efforts in targeting Serious Organised Crime

24 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
Minister for Police Mark Ryan thanked the hard working police men and women across the State in Queensland Parliament today for their outstanding efforts in targeting Serious Organised Crime.

Solar now Queensland’s largest power station

24 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Queensland has officially become the Solar State with new figures confirming that combined solar rooftops are now Queensland’s largest power station - surpassing the 1,680 megawatt Gladstone Power Station.

Queensland heritage grants now open

24 May 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
Queensland’s heritage buildings will receive a boost thanks to a second round of funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million Community Sustainability Action Grants program.

Community road safety grants close Friday

24 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Community groups, schools and councils have until midnight this Friday to apply for grants to help improve road safety in their locality.

Talented Queenslanders off to make their mark in China

24 May 2017, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
Eight Queenslanders – including the inventor of an earthquake-resistant prefabricated building system – will travel to China under a special Palaszczuk Government funding program.

Tick for tougher laws to target unsafe health facilities

23 May 2017, The Honourable Cameron Dick
Health authorities now have the power to take stronger, swifter action against facilities found to be putting people at risk of developing serious infections.

Vulcana Women’s Circus cartwheel across Speaker’s Green to launch 100 Women Strong Campaign

23 May 2017, The Honourable Shannon Fentiman
The Speaker’s Green at Parliament House was today used to highlight the importance of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month as Vulcana Women’s Circus launched its 100 Women Strong Campaign.

Palaszczuk Government passes new parole board model to protect QLD

23 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Ryan
An improved, robust and professionalised parole board will be established in Queensland following legislation passed by Queensland Parliament today.

MPs unite for road safety

23 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey led his fellow MPs to make a road safety pledge at Parliament House today ahead of Fatality Free Friday (26/05/17).

New umpire will sort resources disputes

23 May 2017, The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham
Landholders and resources companies will have an independent umpire to help resolve disputes over their negotiated agreements under legislation introduced into State Parliament today.

Legislative changes to give teens more ID

23 May 2017, The Honourable Jackie Trad
Young people aged 15 and older will soon be able to obtain proof-of-age cards under legislative changes being introduced in Queensland Parliament today.

No Body, No Parole Laws Introduced in Parliament

23 May 2017, The Honourable Yvette D'Ath
The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has delivered on a commitment to introduce ‘No Body, No Parole’ legislation into Queensland parliament.

Queensland acquires cancer care provider

23 May 2017, The Honourable Curtis Pitt
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has welcomed Queensland Investment Corporation’s (QIC) acquisition of Icon Group – Australia’s fastest growing cancer care provider.

Loggerhead’s marathon swim takes her home in time for World Turtle Day

23 May 2017, The Honourable Steven Miles
A little loggerhead turtle which swam a marathon 2,000 km journey from the Mon Repos Conservation Park near Bundaberg to her home in the Torres Strait in three months, is the focus of today’s World Turtle Day.

It’s a wrap! Small Business Week ends on a high note

23 May 2017, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
It’s hoped practical tips given during Queensland Small Business Week will lead to fresh opportunities for growth and jobs within the sector, Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch said today (Tuesday).

Manufacturers line up for design tips

23 May 2017, The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham
Queensland manufacturers are picking up expert design tips in a statewide seminar series to make their businesses more competitive and grow jobs.

59,200 jobs created since election and State Budget will deliver more: Premier

23 May 2017, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk
Next month's State Budget would be a "jobs bonanza" for Queensland and build on the record of 59,200 new jobs created across the State since the last election, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

Palaszczuk Government’s record clear on job-creating roads infrastructure across Qld

23 May 2017, The Honourable Mark Bailey
The Palaszczuk Government continues to deliver road infrastructure across the state which is creating jobs and providing an integrated, safe and efficient transport system connecting all Queenslanders.