Welcome to the Queensland Parliament web site - accessibility access keys available by clicking here or by using access key 9, sitemap available under access key 2Skip to Main Content or by using access key 0View Access KeysGo to sitemapGo to useful linksGo to contact usGo to latest sitting weekGo to current members listView Access KeysRemote Access

2010 Media Releases

28 October 2010 - Speakers' Corner launch celebrates free speech

Speakers’ Corner – a public space dedicated to encouraging free speech – was unveiled today outside the main entrance of Queensland’s Parliament House.

21 Oct 2010 - Bayside Youth Parliament marks International Year of Youth

Students from Brisbane’s Bayside and Springwood areas today participated in a special Youth Parliament to mark the United Nations’ International Year of Youth.

19 Aug 2010 - The Ayes Have It traces Parliament’s history during key 32 years

Speaker John Mickel today launched a new book that provides a detailed account of a key period of the Queensland Parliament’s history.

04 Aug 2010 - Linocut print artwork marks Parliament House milestones

Speaker of the Queensland Parliament John Mickel was today presented with a new artwork which he says “impressively captures the essence of Parliament House as the State’s foremost heritage building”.

24 May 2010 - Every day is Open Day at the Queensland Parliament

The Queensland Parliament’s Open Day on Saturday 22 May was a success with more than 2100 people attending the event.

24 May 2010 - Parliament’s Speaker meets with descendant of first Speaker

The current speaker of the Queensland Parliament Mr John Mickel has met with a descendant of the Parliament’s first Speaker.

24 May 2010 - Queensland Reds help launch Parliament's new Queensland Red

Members of the Queensland Reds helped launch the Queensland Parliament’s new bottle of red wine at a function at Parliament House on Friday night.

19 May 2010 - New databases bring Queensland's first parliament to life

The first years of the Queensland Parliament have been brought to life with the launch and demonstration of two new online databases today.

18 May 2010 - Parliamentary Library celebrates its 150th anniversary

Queensland’s colonial history was brought to life today as part of celebrations of the Queensland Parliamentary Library’s 150th anniversary.

18 May 2010 - Speaker launches "Order in the House"

In the countdown to the Queensland Parliament’s 150th anniversary, a new book about the parliament was released today.

15 April 2010 - Conservation Plan to provide for long-term future of Parliament House

The Speaker of the Queensland Parliament John Mickel has launched a comprehensive Conservation Plan for Parliament House, the State’s foremost heritage building.

26 March 2010 - Queensland Parliament supports Earth Hour

The Queensland Parliament will participate in Earth Hour on Saturday night.

24 February 2010 - Parliament supports Vindaloo Against Violence initiative

The Queensland Parliament today joins the Vindaloo Against Violence initiative, showing its support for Australia’s Indian community.