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Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said all local state schools would benefit from the Palaszczuk Government’s record investment in school maintenance. Mr Pitt said schools from Gordonvale to Innisfail and along the Cassowary Coast to Mission Beach and Tully would share...read more
Treasurer Curtis Pitt today announced that the Edmonton and Fearnley Street Boat Ramp in Portsmith would both undergo Government-funded upgrades following calls from the community. “The popularity of recreational boating and fishing in the Far North is continually...read more
Four brand new Hot Shot mini courts for players as young as five years old have officially opened at the Edmonton Tennis Club. Treasurer, Minister for Sport and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government had contributed over $95,000 towards the...read more
A White Rock student and Bentley Park teacher have won $5,000 each in recognition of their excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said Trinity Anglican School student Stephanie Schmidt had...read more
The Palaszczuk Government is doubling an incentive for Queensland businesses to employ apprentices and trainees as part of the Government’s drive to create jobs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Government’s scheme offering a 25% payroll tax rebate for employing...read more
Queensland first home buyers will receive a $5,000 boost to the Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant from today, giving them $20,000 to get into the market. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the building industry is a key contributor to economic growth and stimulating...read more
Queensland’s National Injury Insurance Scheme comes into effect today, providing care and support for all people who sustain life-changing injuries in a motor vehicle accident. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the scheme addresses a gap in Queensland’s existing Compulsory...read more
The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging sport and recreation clubs around Queensland to apply for funding through the Get Going Clubs and Get Playing Places and Spaces programs – with Round 5 opening today. Treasurer and Minister for Sport Curtis Pitt said a combined...read more
Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has announced that school students dangerously crossing the Bruce Highway just south of the Draper Road lights at Gordonvale will now benefit from safer passage. Mr Pitt said he had been working with the Gordonvale State...read more
Local Indigenous youth leader Sha-lane Gibson has been selected to represent the Indigenous seat of Wowhu as part of this year’s YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said Sha-lane was one of 93 young Queenslanders selected to...read more
Ministerial media releases
Ministerial media releases can be viewed by visiting the Queensland Government Media Statements website.