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Biggest ever. Queensland Government delivering record $30 million Surf Life Saving investment

July 19, 2021

The Palaszczuk Government is backing Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) by delivering a $30 million funding arrangement that represents the largest ever single investment in SLSQ.

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Queensland Police Dogs honoured at monument launch

July 16, 2021

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services the Honourable Mark Ryan MP joined Acting Assistant Commissioner Stephen Dabinett today to launch the Queensland Police Service (QPS) Police Dog Service Monument.

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New deal secures Large Air Tanker until end of 2024 bushfire season

July 16, 2021

A key weapon in Queensland’s bushfire-fighting arsenal will now be based in Australia year round after the Palaszczuk Government struck a four-year deal to station a Large Air Tanker in the state.

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Six Local Clubs Score $2000 Kickstart Grants

June 23, 2021

Six sport and recreation clubs in the Morayfield electorate will benefit from Round Two of Queensland’s COVID SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart program.

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Toughest laws in the nation to target child killers and multiple murderers

June 21, 2021

The Palaszczuk Government will introduce the toughest parole laws in the nation so that a person convicted of killing a child and serving a life sentence or a person convicted of multiple murders and serving a life sentence can be blocked from obtaining parole, keeping them behind bars for longer, and shielding the families of victims from further trauma.

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Jobs, safety and security boost in corrective services budget

June 21, 2021

Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan said jobs, safety and security would receive a significant boost in the State Budget with more than $1 billion allocated to Queensland Corrective Services for 2021-22, an increase of $32.2 million on the last financial year.

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