Acting Ministerial Arrangements

Mark Bailey MP

Two Ministers will share responsibilities for Energy, Water Supply, Biofuels, Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports following the Premiers’ decision to stand Mark Bailey side as a Minister overnight. Treasurer, Trade and Investment Minister Curtis Pitt will also be Acting Minister for Energy, … [Read more...]

New Electoral Boundaries a Step Closer

electoral changes

The changes recommended by the Queensland Redistribution Commission (QRC) in February have now moved to ‘Final Determination’ stage. In effect that means this report is the QRC’s final involvement in the redistribution process, having adjusted where it felt it necessary and where it was able, and … [Read more...]

A Call for More Foster Carers

foster carer campaign-message

A $2.6 million statewide recruitment progamme for more foster carers has been launched by the State Government in time for Foster and Kinship Care Week. Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman is encouraging residents of the region to think about opening their hearts and homes to children in need … [Read more...]

Buy Smart to Win

Buy Smart Competition

As Term Two gets underway in Queensland, the State Government is reminding school teachers, parents and students about the annual Buy Smart Competition. The competition offers students and schools the chance to win a share in $15,000 worth of cash prizes. The competition was launched in … [Read more...]

State Call Out to Councils

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Deadline extended for infrastructure funds. Councils have an extra three weeks to lodge applications for the State Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program. The extensions have been made to give them time to recover from Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Minister for State Development … [Read more...]

Locals called to Tender

currawinya-national-park

The Government is calling on south west Queensland companies to tender to design and construct two residences at the Currawinya National Park at Hungerford near the Queensland/New South Wales border. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni says he’s keen to see the job go to local … [Read more...]