Media Releases

Local Lions Club champion ceremony for Queenslanders

May 11, 2018

The Algester Parkinson Lions’ are celebrating Queensland Day for the second year running with market stalls, performances, and awards to be presented to local heroes.

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New Land and Sea Rangers for Fraser Island area

April 18, 2018

I was proud to announce four new ranger positions for Fraser Island thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $8.1 million funding boost to the Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program.

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Palaszczuk Government celebrates Queensland’s beautiful forests

March 21, 2018

The Palaszczuk Government's vegetation management laws will end broadscale tree clearing, putting much-needed protections for Queensland wildlife in place.

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GOMA set to glow with James Turrell light installation

February 22, 2018

A beautiful light installation from international artist James Turrell is coming to Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art and will completely transform the building after dark.

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$600,000 of funding to preserve Queensland’s maritime history

February 21, 2018

Queensland is home to the third largest Maritime Museum in Australia and has a collection of more than 60,000 maritime and nautical objects, including several ships.

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New arts infrastructure fund to assist organisations with upgrades

February 16, 2018

The Palaszczuk Government today (29 January) announced a new Arts Infrastructure Fund to help small-to-medium-sized organisations throughout the state improve their facilities.

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