Your guide to the biggest Queensland election promises at a glance


Millions of Queenslanders will cast their vote in the state election next week.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington. Credit:Matt Dennien, Lydia Lynch, supplied

Here is a list of key announcements from the parties that already hold seats in Queensland Parliament.

Labor:

  • Introduce euthanasia legislation for the terminally ill.
  • Establish seven new “mini-hospitals” in south-east Queensland where patients can go for chemotherapy, mental health services etc.
  • Deliver a budget by the end of November.
  • Provide a $1 billion pipeline of train work in Queensland, including 20 new trains.
  • Pursue a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030.
  • Provide an extra $74 million for the tourism sector.
  • Upgrade TAFEs across Queensland.
  • Provide free tampons and pads at 120 state schools.
  • Enact $140 million strategy to lift competitiveness and resilience for small business.
  • Provide $600 million in funding for council projects.
  • Create a second inland route from Charters Towers to the NSW border to take trucks off the Bruce Highway.
  • Provide $40 million for Great Barrier Reef projects.