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Labor moves to expunge historical homosexual convictions

Labor Government apologises, and moves to expunge historical homosexual convictions The Palaszczuk Government has today apologised to members of the LGBTI community who were convicted of historical homosexual activity in Queensland, and has introduced legislation to Queensland Parliament today to expunge these historical convictions. Today in Queensland Parliament, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk…


106 trainee drivers, 255 trainee guards for Queensland Rail

Queensland Rail back on track with trainee guards More than 250 successful applicants have been selected for trainee guard positions at Queensland Rail, exceeding the recruitment target by 25%. Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad said the Palaszczuk Government was delivering on the Strachan Inquiry recommendations. “Getting recruitment…


$100 million solar farm gets the go-ahead

Collinsville Solar farm reaches financial close Queensland continues to add more renewable megawatts and more renewable jobs to its economy, with the latest milestone for the Collinsville Solar farm reaching financial close. Energy Minister Mark Bailey said the 42.5 megawatt Ratch Australia project showed the clean energy boom in Queensland was…


$2 billion of solar projects currently underway

Queensland shines in new solar report Recent research by the Clean Energy Council confirms that Queensland is on track for over $2 billion in investment, based on new renewable energy projects under construction or due to begin construction in 2017. Energy Minister Mark Bailey said the Clean Energy Council’s confirmation…


Commuters invited to give feedback to Queensland Rail

Queensland Rail commences Commuter Catch-Ups Queensland Rail kicked off Commuter Catch Ups this week, a new forum for commuters to provide their feedback directly to Queensland Rail. Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad joined Queensland Rail Chief Executive Officer Nick Easy at the first Commuter Catch Up at…


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