Media Releases

Millions more on the table to tackle illegal dumping

June 10, 2022

The Palaszczuk Government has announced a further $2 million to stop illegal dumping in its tracks with the latest round of its Local Government Illegal Dumping Partnerships Program.

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New national park plan to protect Waanyi culture

June 07, 2022

One of Queensland’s most iconic national parks will be jointly-managed by the Waanyi People and QPWS to ensure the traditional knowledge of the area’s First Nations peoples will be protected and shared for future generations, while also creating new economic, job and training opportunities.

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Gold Coast Manufacturing Hub drives jobs and economic growth

June 06, 2022

Manufacturers on the Gold Coast are reaping the rewards of Queensland Government initiatives, with the first Manufacturing Hub grant being awarded to a local hose manufacturing business.

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Green funding to protect koalas and other Queensland threatened species

June 05, 2022

The 2022 State Budget will allocate almost $40 million to help protect Queensland’s native animals, including koalas at risk across the south-east.

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Traditional Owner coral monitoring will care for sea country

June 02, 2022

A Traditional Owner-led coral and marine water quality monitoring project is helping assess the health of the Great Barrier Reef in the Gladstone and Burnett Mary areas.  Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon today said a further $102,000 from the Palaszczuk Government would help Gidarjil and Butchulla sea rangers continue inshore coral and water quality monitoring in the southern Great Barrier Reef for another 6 months.

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Recycled glass paves the way for Rockhampton roads, jobs

June 01, 2022

A brand new facility to process recycled glass into useful construction materials is nearing completion in Rockhampton, the Palaszczuk Government has announced.

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