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23/02/2018 $2.4 million revamp helps Mount Morgan CBD shine again
16/02/2018 Statement from Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe
08/02/2018 $4.5 million funding boost for Multicultural Affairs
07/02/2018 $2.6 million Palm Island foreshore redevelopment kicks off Centenary Celebrations
01/02/2018 $300,000 worth of multicultural project grants up for grabs
01/02/2018 $1 million revamp for Babinda Boulders to boost FNQ tourism
25/01/2018 Statement from Local Government Minister
23/01/2018 $400 million Works for Queensland program supports 8,442 regional jobs
10/01/2018 $701,000 to help celebrate Queensland multiculturalism in 2018
23/10/2017 New planning scheme paving the way for Yarrabah community
10/10/2017 Bill introduced to strengthen councillor complaints process
09/10/2017 New $15 million wastewater solution for Cherbourg underway
19/09/2017 Queensland Government delivers jobs for Southern Border
13/09/2017 Toowoomba’s Peacehaven Park blooms just in time
31/08/2017 New treatment plant providing quality water to Palm Island community
16/08/2017 Jobs and health benefits in $120M boost for indigenous infrastructure
11/08/2017 South East Queenslanders shape region’s future
11/08/2017 Funding boost for council infrastructure
03/08/2017 Public safety to be improved at key Games precinct
02/08/2017 Job opportunities to grow with IndigiScapes Centre upgrade
01/08/2017 Future of the Spit secured
21/07/2017 Tamborine community celebrates Rhoda Rushbrook Park opening
19/07/2017 New Independent Assessor to deal with councillor complaints
19/07/2017 Updated State Infrastructure Plan to deliver jobs and economic growth
14/07/2017 New donation disclosure rules ready for Ipswich Mayoral election
04/07/2017 Yeerongpilly Green to bloom with $30 million in parks and public infrastructure
03/07/2017 Better planning for Queensland starts today
20/06/2017 South Bank Parklands 25ᵗʰ Birthday present to the people
19/06/2017 $400 million Works for Queensland program to continue to create regional jobs
16/06/2017 Packed industry forum backs Cross River Rail
14/06/2017 Approval to start work on Cross River Rail
13/06/2017 Works for Queensland receives $200M Budget boost
13/06/2017 Labor will build Cross River Rail
13/06/2017 Budget Delivers for Local Jobs and Local Communities
08/06/2017 Bundaberg 10-year Action Plan
02/06/2017 New CEO to lead South Bank Corporation
01/06/2017 New Pumps Boost Poruma and Warraber Islands
23/05/2017 James Cook Uni student wins Minister's Town Planning Prizes 2017
23/05/2017 The challenge is on to address the 'missing middle'
15/05/2017 Construction of Lagoon Precinct officially underway
10/05/2017 New laws passed to give greater transparency in council elections
10/05/2017 Heritage buildings protected for future generations
27/04/2017 CBD footpaths cement Townsville’s liveability
27/04/2017 Winton Rebuilds an Australian Tourism Experience
20/04/2017 Renewable energy to light up Gladstone
21/03/2017 Palaszczuk Government saves the mighty Mary Valley Rattler
01/03/2017 Women encouraged to shape local government
21/02/2017 Jobs bonanza for Regional Queensland
16/02/2017 Palaszczuk Government delivering for Queenslanders
01/02/2017 Works for Queensland projects to deliver up to 430 jobs for Rockhampton region
30/01/2017 Rockhampton revitalisation to breathe new life into city centre
19/01/2017 $200 million Works for Queensland program to create regional jobs now
13/01/2017 Search is on for Cross River Rail board
05/01/2017 Community safety at the heart of Stage 2 Roma Flood Mitigation Project approval
03/12/2016 AEG Ogden wins new term as operator of ‘world’s best convention centre’
02/12/2016 Palaszczuk Government strengthens heritage protections
02/12/2016 Cross River Rail Delivery Authority established
01/12/2016 New legislation to further protect our heritage buildings
01/12/2016 Greater transparency with local government electoral donations
18/11/2016 Herston Quarter declared a priority development area
15/11/2016 Work underway on Bill Fulton Bridge duplication
14/11/2016 $15 million injection to kick-start Townsville residential estate
07/11/2016 World class urban design at the core of approved West Village development
24/10/2016 Roma flood mitigation levee called in
21/10/2016 Fast-tracked financial boost to deliver vital community infrastructure
20/10/2016 Community at the heart of new vision for South East Queensland
12/10/2016 Bill Fulton Bridge duplication is on the way
12/10/2016 New milestone for Northshore Hamilton PDA to create 200 jobs
11/10/2016 Bill introduced to establish Cross River Rail Delivery Authority
10/10/2016 Queenslanders urged to 'get ready' for storm season
09/10/2016 Carseldine to receive vibrant new urban village
06/10/2016 Waterfront Promenade a landmark for Townsville
06/10/2016 Government to unlock potential of Queensland’s cities and regions
06/10/2016 Design set to begin on new Palm Island primary health facility
05/10/2016 Long term water solution developed for Palm Island
05/10/2016 Construction countdown begins for Townsville Hospital children’s ward
09/09/2016 $70 million local jobs boost
02/09/2016 Moreton Bay targeted as Queensland's next priority development area
24/08/2016 Inaugural Deputy Premier's award to celebrate great urban design (PDF icon 338 KB)
24/08/2016 First North Queensland Regional Plan to supercharge development
19/08/2016 Help develop a fair system for complaints about councillor conduct. Have your say
27/07/2016 Proposed call in for West Village development
20/07/2016 Palaszczuk Government introduces greater protection for Queensland's heritage
20/07/2016 Better support for councils to deliver essential infrastructure
20/07/2016 Government to take action on electoral donations review
15/07/2016 Property expert appointed to South Bank Corporation Board
15/07/2016 New planning code to support growing wind farm industry
13/07/2016 $10 million to create a clean, green future for Northshore Hamilton
14/06/2016 $66 million for local councils to boost resilience and improve community infrastructure
14/06/2016 $1.5 billion boost for State Infrastructure Fund to drive Queensland's infrastructure priorities
14/06/2016 More than half a billion dollars to pave way for Cross River Rail
30/05/2016 Design excellence to shape world-class public spaces within Queen's Wharf development
13/05/2016 South East Queenslanders invited to help shape the region's future
12/05/2016 Palaszczuk Government delivers better planning system for Queensland
21/04/2016 Review of councillor complaints process to ensure fair and transparent system
14/04/2016 New 'show' piece hotel opens in Brisbane, creating 96 jobs
13/04/2016 $5 million investment for James Cook University to unlock jobs for Townsville
07/04/2016 Palaszczuk Government will establish new authority to deliver Cross River Rail
03/04/2016 Masterplan unveiled for Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct
13/03/2016 Palaszczuk Government's vision for Queensland's infrastructure released
07/03/2016 First sod turned on new $75 million retail development for North Lakes
06/03/2016 Natural disaster funding boost for Queensland communities
01/03/2016 New South Bank Corporation Board to guide precinct's future success
24/02/2016 Seniors housing initiative for regional Queensland
23/02/2016 Deputy Premier announces new date for Lockyer Valley Regional Council election
19/02/2016 Desalination plant to assure Palm Island's water supply
14/02/2016 Queensland Government committed to protecting pristine Behana Gorge
05/02/2016 Grants for Local Governments boost Queensland's disaster resilience
05/02/2016 Western Queensland Councils to benefit from planning innovation
03/02/2016 Have your say on key planning instruments
02/02/2016 Blueprint for Toowoomba's Railway Parklands transformation approved
01/02/2016 Queen's Wharf Brisbane PDA development scheme approval to boost jobs
16/11/2015 EOI opens for new Queensland Urban Design Panel
14/11/2015 New Brisbane sign to light up the South Bank night sky
12/11/2015 The Palaszczuk Government builds a better planning system for all Queenslanders
11/11/2015 Rockhampton to become home to a $140 million new urban university village
29/10/2015 Green light for Burdekin solar farm
28/10/2015 Expert-led board appointed to build Queensland's future
26/10/2015 Government releases draft plan to manage Queensland's future growth
23/10/2015 Townsville City Waterfront development scheme ready for revitalisation
20/10/2015 Bundaberg to get 10-year flood action plan
12/10/2015 Queenslanders urged to 'get ready' for extreme weather
26/09/2015 Critical funding announced for drought affected councils
17/09/2015 New infrastructure priority list to plan for Queensland's future
16/09/2015 New infrastructure fund to kick-start development and boost jobs
10/09/2015 Have your say on better planning
31/08/2015 Burdekin solar farm development 'called in'
07/08/2015 Public consultation now open for Queen's Wharf precinct
31/07/2015 Queensland Government directs further planning for Cedar Woods
28/07/2015 Proposed call in for Burdekin solar farm development
14/07/2015 Funding for local councils to boost community infrastructure
07/07/2015 Townsville community to have a strong say on waterfront revitalisation
24/06/2015 Moreton Bay new draft planning scheme approved for public consultation
19/06/2015 Plan to revitalise Toondah Harbour given the greenlight
26/05/2015 Preferred developer of Brisbane riverfront site at Northshore Hamilton announced
25/05/2015 Government outlines key directions for planning reform
08/05/2015 BQ seeks industry experts to guide Queensland's infrastructure program
24/04/2015 Wind farm to contribute to FNQ energy security
23/04/2015 Government green lights Beaudesert bypass
15/04/2015 Major jobs boost as developer appointed to transform Yeerongpilly Green site
23/03/2015 TC Marcia recovery plan for Central Queensland communities
21/03/2015 New Gold Coast estate to deliver homes, jobs and lifestyle opportunities
02/03/2015 Proposed 'call in' for Cedar Woods development
01/03/2015 Extra assistance for victims of Tropical Cyclone Marcia