Japan and Queensland working together to drive investment, exports and jobs

Treasurer Curtis Pitt has wrapped up the first leg of his Trade and Investment mission and said Japan should be front of mind for Queensland businesses and investors looking for new opportunities.

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Safer to the east and safer to the west… Warrego Highway upgrades roll on in Dalby

Queensland motorists are a step closer to being safer after a joint venture between FKG Group and McIlwain Civil was awarded the contract to upgrade the Warrego Highway through Dalby.

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Joint response teams to keep vulnerable kids safe

Three new Joint Response teams will start operating across Queensland this year as part of a new trial between Child Safety and the Queensland Police Service.

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Sunshine Coast Solar Farm now part of Queensland’s renewable energy future

The Sunshine Coast Council will soon become the first local government in Australia to offset 100 per cent of its electricity across all of its facilities and operations with the official commissioning of the Sunshine Coast Solar Farm at Valdora today.

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Global entrepreneurs commit to Queensland’s innovation ecosystem

Queensland’s global reputation as Australia’s Startup State continues to gain momentum as startups attracted from around the world choose to make the state their business base.

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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging people to think about their gambling habits as part of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week, which starts today (Monday).

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Pumped to announce life-saving fundraiser for sick kids

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan and Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner Katarina Carroll today announced a major fundraising initiative to secure life-saving equipment for critically ill children across the state.

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Palaszczuk Government efforts to cut small business red tape on track

The Palaszczuk Government is making it easier for small businesses to operate through its commitment to reducing red tape.

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CommSec report again wrongly marks down Queensland

The latest CommSec State of the States report shows a higher ranking for Queensland than the previous report but the survey’s methodology continues to underestimate the state economy’s current and forecast strength and growth, says Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

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$7.5 million to improve hospital car parking access for patients, carers and families

The State Government will invest up to $7.5 million over the next four years to make an extra 100,000 free and discounted car parking spaces available at public hospitals each year, as part of a four-point plan to improve hospital car parking access across Queensland.

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