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School maintenance blitz underway in Innisfail

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...

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Edmonton Boat Ramp Upgraded for Far Northern Boaties

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...

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New Hot Shot mini courts a win for Edmonton Tennis

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...

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Local academics rewarded for STEM education excellence

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...

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Payroll tax incentive doubled to boost Queensland jobs

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...

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$14.5 million in sport and recreation funding now available

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...

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Ministerial media releases

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