Charles Stuart University : A new educational mentor @ Brisbane

Charles Stuart University : A new educational mentor @ Brisbane

By Ashutosh Raina Brisbane students just got a new educational mentor. That is Charles Stuart University, in collaboration with Study Centre! On 23rd August, 2016 over a 100 people attended CSU Study Centre campus inauguration at its Charlotte St address. The event was attended by state and local government representatives, industry partners, leaders of peak […]

Townsville police blitz achieves strong results

Townsville police blitz achieves strong results

More than 300 arrests have been made in the first two weeks of a month-long crackdown on youth crime and anti-social behaviour in Townsville. Operation Oscar Merchant, a police operation being conducted as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Townsville Strikeforce, is delivering strong results for the community. Since the operation commenced, 308 arrests have been […]

Queensland eyes billion-dollar defence ‘nerve centre’ deals

Queensland eyes billion-dollar defence ‘nerve centre’ deals

A battle plan is under development to make Queensland the “go to” centre for the defence force’s billion-dollar computer control and surveillance systems. Queensland companies have already cornered a proportion of this market, but State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham wants to see Queensland companies successfully competing for a bigger share of the defence dollars. […]

Selling Queensland fruit and vegetables to growing Asian markets

Selling Queensland fruit and vegetables to growing Asian markets

Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson is today promoting Queensland producers at one of the world’s leading fruit and vegetable trade shows in Hong Kong. Asia Fruit Logistica has attracted 650 exhibitors from 37 countries, and 9000 buyers from across the region including China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, India, Japan and Thailand. The Minister is hosting a networking […]

17-year-olds to be moved to youth justice

17-year-olds to be moved to youth justice

The Palaszczuk Government will introduce legislation to Parliament next week to end the practice of treating 17-year-olds as adults in Queensland’s justice system. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the move would tackle a number of complex issues that successive previous governments have been unwilling to address for more than two decades. “For too long it’s been […]

Qld companies scout defence contracts in Adelaide

Qld companies scout defence contracts in Adelaide

A scouting party of 13 Queensland companies and government defence industry experts is in Adelaide this week hunting for lucrative Army contracts. Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham joined the group last night (EDS: Tuesday) at the three-day Land Forces 2016 exhibition, the biggest gathering of Army contractors and defence forces buyers in Australasia. […]

Pacific Eden to call Cairns her home Port

Pacific Eden to call Cairns her home Port

Next week P&O’s spectacular ship ‘Pacific Eden’ will cruise into the Port of Cairns for homeporting, delivering an economic injection of $6 million in just three months to the Far Northern economy.                                        Treasurer and Member for […]

Palaszczuk Government welcomes Federal Government’s funding towards organised crime in Queensland – but more is needed

Palaszczuk Government welcomes Federal Government’s funding towards organised crime in Queensland – but more is needed

Police Minister Bill Byrne has welcomed the Federal Government’s move to build on the Palaszczuk Government’s work dismantling organised crime in Queensland. “The need to put criminals behind bars and protect Queenslanders transcends political boundaries,” he said. “The $3 million over two years put forward by the Federal Government to the Queensland National Anti-Gang Squad […]

Queensland to partner US Navy in massive biofuel initiative

Queensland to partner US Navy in massive biofuel initiative

Queensland’s future as the biofuel hub for the Asia-Pacific has further been advanced with the signing of a high-level agreement between the Palaszczuk Government and the United States Navy. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and United States Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Management Thomas Hicks today signed a Statement of Cooperation as part of the […]

New referral service to help break crime cycle

New referral service to help break crime cycle

An enhanced referral service designed to help victims of crime and prevent high risk repeat offenders from getting caught in a cycle of crime has been introduced by the Queensland Police Service. Member for Bulimba, Di Farmer, represented Police Minister Bill Byrne at the launch of the enhanced service at Police Headquarters in Brisbane.  She […]