Media Releases

Qld mobilises state’s manufacturing sector to fight COVID-19

September 14, 2020

The Palaszczuk Government is mobilising Queensland’s multi-billion-dollar manufacturing sector to deliver the state’s Personal Protective Equipment for front-line health and essential workers, including face masks, hand sanitiser and ventilators.

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Community projects will honour Queensland veterans

September 10, 2020

Refurbishing the Dayboro Avenue of Honour will continue to commemorate local servicemen and women who served in the Second World War. “This project will receive funding under the final round of the Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program” Nikki Boyd, the Member for Pine Rivers said.

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Project Booyah funding secured for Pine Rivers and Redcliffe

September 08, 2020

The future of the award-winning Project Booyah is secure in the Moreton Bay region thanks to a substantial investment from the Palaszczuk Government. More than $4.13 million over four years and $1.29 million ongoing will be provided for the Framing the Future component of Project Booyah.   This means the post-program support for graduates will now be a permanent fixture of Project Booyah.

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Game plan for $125 million Linkfield overhaul, 196 jobs

September 01, 2020

Detailed planning has started on possible solutions for congestion at one of north Brisbane’s busiest interchanges. Arup has been awarded the tender to deliver an options analysis and business case for the jointly-funded $125 million Linkfield Road overpass upgrade.

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New projects on the horizon for North Brisbane schools

August 21, 2020

Schools in Pine Rivers and surrounds will share in over $4.3 million worth of new projects, minor works and upgrades thanks to a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.  These projects form part of an overall investment of $220 million across Queensland, improving school facilities and supporting more than 720 jobs. Several state schools across the Pine Rivers, Kurwongbah, and Murrumba area will be boosted from this funding, suppor...

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Strongest protections for SEQ Koalas

August 20, 2020

The Palaszczuk Government today launched the new South East Queensland Koala Conservation Strategy 2020-2025, which includes the strongest koala protections Queensland has ever seen, along with $1.4 million for koala research grants.

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