Queensland Archive

Queensland Alumina Limited fined $125,000 for 3rd environmental harm offence (22 December 2013)

Gladstone alumina refinery Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) has been fined $125,000 and had a conviction recorded against them after pleading guilty to causing serious environmental harm. In Gladstone Magistrates’ Court this week, QAL pleaded guilty to allowing the release

Board appointed to Queensland’s new building industry regulator (26 November 2013)

A Board for Queensland’s new building industry regulator has been appointed, to take the reins from December 2013. Queensland’s Housing and Public Works Minister, Mr Tim Mander, said the creation of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) represented

Chair of Queensland Investment Corporation, Mr Peter Young AM, resigns (21 November 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, has thanked the outgoing Chairman of the Queensland Investment Corporation, Mr Peter Young AM, for his service to QIC. Established in 1991 by the Queensland Government to manage its long-term investments, QIC has grown

Queensland Government releases plan to encourage resources sector growth on Cape York Peninsula (21 November 2013)

Queensland’s Liberal-National Government has released for public comment its blueprint for the future of Cape York Peninsula. Queensland’s Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Mr Jeff Seeney, said the draft Cape York Regional Plan delivers

Mr Mark Gray to head Queensland’s Department of Treasury & Trade (13 November 2013)

Queensland’s Liberal-National Government has announced that a finance expert with decades of industry expertise and experience with Government is set to take on the role of Queensland Under Treasurer from 18 November 2013. Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, yesterday

Queensland Government ‘unashamedly’ releases Galilee Basin Development Strategy (7 November 2013)

A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin (an area containing extensive deposits of thermal coal) and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Queensland Liberal National Government today. Queensland’s Premier, Mr Campbell Newman,

Head of Queensland Treasury & Trade resigns (7 November 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, has thanked outgoing Under Treasurer, Ms Helen Gluer, for her service to the Queensland Government in a variety of roles. Mr Nicholls said that Ms Gluer has resigned from her role as Under Treasurer

Queensland State Government seeks feedback on blueprint for South East Queensland’s water resources (28 October 2013)

A blueprint for the flexible and cost-effective management of South East Queensland’s (SEQs) water resources has been released for public consultation. Acting Minister for Energy and Water Supply, Mr Andrew Cripps, said the time was right for Seqwater to

Queensland launches new trade & investment statutory authority and appoints Board members (25 October 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer and Minister for Trade, Mr Tim Nicholls, this week announced that the government had approved the appointment of six members of the newly created Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) board. The new statutory authority was created following

New Liberal-National Federal government moves to increase jobs and investment in Queensland by streamlining environmental approvals processes (24 October 2013)

Australia’s Federal Government and the Queensland State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a “one-stop shop” for environmental approvals. The Federal government says that the reform is important for the Australian economy and is a