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Labor restores funding to Environmental Defenders Office

Government announces funding for Community Legal Centres Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced $51.3 million in State and Commonwealth funding for Queensland’s vital community legal centres. 36 community services have been successful in securing funding for the next three years, starting from July 1. But the Attorney-General…


$12 million for research fellowships

Queensland researchers funded to tackle global issues The Palaszczuk Government has awarded almost $12 million to 50 Queensland scientists to tackle some of Queensland’s biggest health, food security, environmental and energy challenges. Speaking at a Queensland science gala tonight, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad announced the Advance Queensland Research Fellowships included…


Crime and Corruption Commission to be strengthened

Palaszczuk Government moves to strengthen CCC powers Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has introduced legislation into Parliament to widen the definition of corruption and provide the Crime and Corruption Commission with broader investigative powers. “This was an important election commitment from the Palaszczuk Government, and it is particularly…


$200 million to advance Queensland schools

$200 million infrastructure boost for state schools The Palaszczuk Government will bring forward $200 million in capital investment to fast track state school infrastructure throughout Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Education Minister Kate Jones announced the Advancing Queensland Schools program at Mansfield State High School today. The Premier said the…


Free SEQ public transport this weekend

Free travel throughout SEQ on Queensland’s super Saturday of sport The Palaszczuk Government will be providing free public transport across the entire South East Queensland network for the historic AFL Women’s Grand Final clash between the Brisbane Lions and Adelaide Crows. Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad said…


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