Media Releases

Queensland to give more harmful plastics the punt

July 01, 2022

The sunshine state is set to ban plastic microbeads, polystyrene packing peanuts and plastic-stemmed cotton buds by 1 September 2023 with the Palaszczuk Government unveiling its proposed five-year roadmap to phase out harmful, single-use plastics.

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Welcome to Tumoulin National Park

July 01, 2022

A forest reserve home to towering rose gums, red stringybark, threatened species and the winding Millstream River has become Queensland’s newest national park.

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QCoast2100 funding makes waves

June 30, 2022

Critical funding is set to flow helping coastal councils develop more climate-resilient communities.

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Record Budget supporting Policing Boost for Gold Coast

June 29, 2022

Queensland’s record $3 billion-plus police budget is supporting more police and extra resources and equipment for Gold Coast Police.

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Wildlife hospital funding to double

June 28, 2022

The Palaszczuk Government’s latest budget will double funding to south-east Queensland’s wildlife hospital network, Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon has announced.

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New Far North hub boosts regional science and innovation

June 27, 2022

The Palaszczuk Government has launched the third of its state-wide regional science and innovation hubs in Cairns, boosting research opportunities in Far North Queensland.

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