Queensland’s rapidly-growing petroleum and gas industry is being asked for its views on a new fee structure that aims to make compliance simpler, and provide a stable funding base to deliver critical safety and health functions.
Minister for Natural Resources… Continue reading
The Newman Government has passed new laws to make it easier for community groups to hold events without the need to obtain liquor permits.
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said the Liquor and Gaming (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill… Continue reading
The Newman Government has slashed the number of patients waiting longer than two years for a routine dental check by more than 4,000 in less than three months.
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said using national partnership agreement funding (NPA) to… Continue reading
The Newman Government will implement new wholesale electricity supply arrangements for Ergon Energy’s retail load in Queensland.
The Government has completed a review of energy purchasing for Ergon, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said.
“Ergon’s energy needs will be supplied predominantly through… Continue reading
The Newman Government today announced the release of four reports into flood events in south east Queensland in January and February of 2013.
The reports, available on the Seqwater website, cover Wivenhoe, Somerset and North Pine Dams and are required… Continue reading
More than 100 international and domestic investors and financiers tonight converged on Brisbane to hear how the Newman Government is making it easier to do business in Queensland.
Premier Campbell Newman said the inaugural Queensland Tourism Investment Forum, spelled out… Continue reading
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie is inviting Queenslanders to have their say on policy options for changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994.
Mr Bleijie today released a discussion paper as part of the statutory review of… Continue reading
Volunteer groups that help look after Queensland’s national parks can now apply for grants of $5,000 to $25,000 under the Friends of Parks program.
Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington said the new Friends of Parks small grants program would make… Continue reading
As the winter months approach, Police and Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey is reminding south east Queensland residents to put safety first in what is traditionally the busiest time of the year for house fires.
Mr Dempsey launched the QFRS… Continue reading
Further reconstruction works on five North Coast Region roads will start soon with the awarding of a $17 million construction contract.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said Probuild Civil (Qld) Pty Ltd had been awarded the contract after a competitive… Continue reading