Media Releases

COVID Works for Queensland projects announced

July 09, 2020

New equipment in parks and playgrounds, upgraded footpaths, bus shelters and car parks, and new or improved lighting at several sporting facilities are just some of the projects that will benefit the Moreton Bay region community, made possible with the Palaszczuk Government’s $200 million COVID Works for Queensland program.

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Local company pivoting to PPE manufacture

July 02, 2020

An Australian-owned global provider of healthcare solutions is set to step up and plug the personalised protective equipment (PPE) gap thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $150 million Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund. Assistant Minister for Health, Nikki Boyd said Aspen Medical had upgraded their facility in Brendale to manufacture clinical grade face masks in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Multi-million dollar Strathpine station accessibility upgrade now complete

July 02, 2020

The multi-million dollar upgrade of Strathpine train station is now complete, delivering improved access for the local community, especially customers who use mobility aids, seniors and those travelling with prams or luggage. State member for Pine Rivers, Nikki Boyd said the upgrades meant that everyone in the Strathpine community could now travel without restriction, with all platforms now directly accessible by paths, ramps and lifts...

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Signs now flashing in 1000 school zones

June 25, 2020

School children across Queensland are now safer than ever, with the 1000th installation of a flashing school zone sign recently completed

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Pine Rivers Wildlife carer to receive funds to care for native animals.

June 15, 2020

A wildlife carer from Kobble Creek will receive $2000 from the Community Sustainability Action Grants program to help continue providing lifesaving care to sick or injured wildlife as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s recovery plan: Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs.

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Jobs secured for Lawnton station upgrade

June 08, 2020

Major works on the $10.4 million Lawnton station parking project are on-track to begin in coming months with the contract now awarded for construction. The Palaszczuk Government will partner with Queensland Bridge and Civil to build more than 250 new commuter parks, supporting more than 15 jobs.

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