Labor calls time on LNP’s unfair IR laws

Labor continues to deliver for Queensland workers, with historic industrial relations reforms passed by State Parliament honouring a key election commitment. Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations Curtis Pitt said Labor’s IR reform laws would set a new...

WorkCover insurance premiums stay the same

WorkCover insurance premiums will stay the same in the coming financial year, announced Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations Curtis Pitt. Mr Pitt said WorkCover Queensland would maintain the average premium rate of $1.20 per $100 in wages...

Mabo Day: a turning point for reconciliation

Twenty three years ago today the High Court of Australia handed down the landmark Mabo decision, marking a turning point for reconciliation in Australia. Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt today reflected on the significance of...

Payroll tax incentive to help kickstart jobs

Queensland business are being encouraged to employ apprentices and trainees so they can access payroll tax incentives following new laws passed in state parliament tonight. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government’s new payroll tax rebate would help kick...