Lucas takes on Local Government

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has unveiled her new Cabinet, following the recent resignation of two senior ministers. The reshaped Cabinet included portfolio responsibilities for three new ministers as well as changes to portfolios. Deputy Prime Minister Paul Lucas was handed responsibility for the local government portfolio, while the Premier took on Minister for Reconstruction. Ms Bligh […]

Sunshine state to poach WA health professionals

By Angela Dorizas Queensland Health has revealed its plan to headhunt health professionals from Western Australia who are likely to be affected by budget cuts. Acting Premier and Minister for Health Paul Lucas said Queensland Health would look to attract health specialists from the Royal Perth Hospital whose jobs were under threat. “Many of the staff […]

Signals green at Indooroopilly

By Adam Coleman Queensland’s acting Premier and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, Paul Lucas has unveiled a revamped and environmentally friendly Indooroopilly station. The $26.5 million refurbishment includes solar panels, a rainwater tank and a redesign in a bid to make public transport more eco-friendly. Minister Lucas said the project set the standard for future […]


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