Shannon Fentiman

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Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that having to recount a domestic violence incident during a court hearing can be extremely traumatic for the victim," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "These reforms include a range of safeguards designed to limit the trauma and protect the privacy of victims who provide their evidence under the pilot," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that having to recount a domestic violence incident during a court hearing can be extremely traumatic for the victim," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "These reforms include a range of safeguards designed to limit the trauma and protect the privacy of victims who provide their evidence under the pilot," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

smh Friday, October 29, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 29, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

theage Friday, October 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, June 18, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, June 18, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

bordermail Friday, June 18, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

bordermail Friday, June 18, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 18, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 18, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Respect for women starts at the top - it starts with our nation's leaders," External link

qt Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

bordermail Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Every death from domestic and family violence is unacceptable and a tragedy," "During the pandemic, almost one in 10 women in a relationship in this country experienced domestic and family violence, with two thirds saying the violence started or escalated during lockdowns. Enough is enough" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Every death from domestic and family violence is unacceptable and a tragedy," External link

qt Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

bordermail Friday, April 9, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 9, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 9, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn’t amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn, and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable,” “This will provide clarity for judges to properly direct juries and get better outcomes for victims,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "A moratorium on fees and charges would impact on the Public Trustee's ability to provide important services to vulnerable Queenslanders," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

bordermail Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Magistrates are highly qualified, experienced and professional judicial officers and must have regard to the same sentencing laws and principles as higher courts," External link

qt Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

bordermail Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I will be writing to all ministers to ensure they remind their respective departmental staff to follow these important provisions," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Commission ) : "The offences in this matter are horrific and all Queenslanders, especially children, deserve to be safe and protected," "That's why we have made significant reforms to Queensland's Criminal Code and implemented recommendations from the Royal Commission's Criminal Justice Report" External link

qt Monday, March 1, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "This commitment is a significant step forward in taking action against coercive control and illustrates our determination to end domestic and family violence," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Morrison Govt [sic] needs to fix this immediately," External link

qt Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This has only happened in a handful of jurisdictions in the world … and the learnings so far is that widespread and sustained training is necessary," External link

abc-au Sunday, February 14, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

smh Friday, February 12, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

theage Friday, February 12, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 12, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

theage Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

smh Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

smh Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

theage Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

smh Monday, December 14, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

theage Monday, December 14, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 14, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

bordermail Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

bordermail Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training will be working with ATQ to make sure apprentices, trainees and students are supported," "At this time, training for students will continue as will the placements of apprentices and trainees with their host employer" External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our apprentices and trainees will play a vital role in our State’s economic recovery,” “We have a plan for Queensland, Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs, which is all about investing in training and future proofing infrastructure so we have the skills for more jobs in more industries” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is an historic piece of legislation that will ensure Torres Strait Islander children and adults who have been part of this traditional family structure can have their legal identity match their cultural identity,” “This will mean they will be able to do things we take for granted such as having a passport in their own name or being able to obtain a drivers licence” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Skilling Queenslanders for Work has a great track record for providing job ready skills and training to Queenslanders who need it most,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “They focus on providing basic skills and accredited training in construction, conservation and land management, while also benefitting community projects of local significance,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

theage Monday, June 29, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

theage Monday, June 29, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know the maritime industry is growing in Queensland and that’s why we have invested in world class training facilities at the Cairns TAFE,” “We have some of the best maritime training courses in the world and securing this contract would be a fantastic win for Cairns and local jobs in the far north” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “Our plan is about investing in skills and jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 15, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “Our plan is about investing in skills and jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 8, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

smh Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to more than 438,000 small businesses and we want to help them to grow and succeed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “It’s about supporting Queensland businesses and industry as well as supporting Queensland jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our thousands of small businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis, and now more than ever they need assistance,” “The establishment of the Commissioner will provide a single point of contact for small businesses handling leasing disputes will result in time, money and resource savings for business owners and government” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “During her role as Small Business Champion, Ms Adshead has assisted thousands of small businesses through her hands-on approach, which was evident during her commitment to the recovery efforts after the devastating floods in North Queensland last year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

smh Friday, May 8, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 8, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

theage Friday, May 8, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a win for our Queensland restaurants and cafes who are relying heavily on takeaway and delivery right now,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “In the last fortnight more than 4,200 have registered to be matched with new job opportunities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Making sure our young Queenslanders can undertake hands on training while they’re still at school will set them up for a bright future,” “This is a program that gives students a taste of an industry and links them with industry, giving them a head start in their careers” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our thousands of small businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis, and now more than ever they need assistance,” “We know that dispute resolution can come at a significant cost for small business owners in terms of legal services, time away from their business, lost productivity and income, as well as additional expenses and stress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The appointment of the new commissioner will be made as soon as possible and Ms Adshead will continue in the role in the interim,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The last thing we want to see is struggling businesses hit with high fees from delivery companies - it's not the Queensland way," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is why I will bring together key stakeholders so we can look at how to tackle the issue of exorbitant delivery fees as a matter of urgency," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is something Queenslanders can do from home easily and it is the skills that industry need right now to keep our state running and to provide those much-needed service," "It's all about making sure Queenslanders can weather this COVID-19 crisis and come out stronger and more resilient after the crisis has passed" External link

qt Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The last thing we want to see struggling businesses hit with high fees from delivery companies – it’s not the Queensland way,” “Many of our restaurant and café owners have been forced to shut their doors and operate solely on takeaway and delivery orders due to the COVID-19 crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are here to support Queenslanders who have found themselves out of work due to COVID-19 – that’s why we have introduced a suite of free, short online training courses,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our thousands of small businesses are doing it tough right now and we need to do everything we can to help them stay open and keep people in jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to continue to support our businesses to stay open and bounce back once the economy recovers,” “Our payroll tax refund is all about keeping Queenslanders in jobs and assisting our local business owners during this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 28, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our thousands of small businesses are a driving force behind our economy and jobs for Queenslanders,” “That’s why we are here to provide much needed support for them to get through this crisis and continue to keep local employees in work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “With increasing enrolments in trade training and expected growth in the construction industry, this investment will ensure we have the skilled workforce for the jobs now and into the future,” External link

qt Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are providing immediate assistance available to help Queensland deal with and mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk Government’s key priority is ensuring Queenslanders have the skills and training for the future of work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides hands on support and training for participants to gain work ready skills and a qualification, with more than 70% going on to get a job or further training once they graduate,” “Queensland Rugby Union have a fantastic track record with this program with all participants in their first intake of their project last year going on to get a job” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The first funding round for 2020 is now open and I would encourage community organisations to apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our Skilling Queenslanders for Work and Back to Work programs continue to deliver opportunities for thousands of Queenslanders to enter the workforce,” “We are equipping Queenslanders with skills and training they need to secure the jobs in growing Queensland industries” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a time to celebrate our growing number of innovative, creative and exciting small businesses,” “Since it started seven years ago, Queensland Small Business Week has outgrown its week long run after a record 270 events were held in May last year” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “TAFE has already been training experienced welders to the international standards demanded by defence following the purchase of 15 augmented reality welding simulators,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When completed, the MILVEHCOE will be an asset of national significance that will stand Rheinmetall in good stead to continue building their business in delivering next-generation defence projects to our Australian defence forces and those of our international allies,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Making sure our small businesses can get back up on their feet as soon as possible is vital for so many of our communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : "The Palaszczuk Government is committed to getting Queenslanders into work, which is why we have made creating jobs our number one priority. We acknowledge that we still have work to do," "But let's get one thing clear: the dire numbers across Australia is because the Federal LNP Government has no meaningful plan to help get Queenslanders from training and into jobs" External link

qt Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have invested almost $1 billion towards training to ensure our industries continue to get local skilled workers they need,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When the Federal LNP Government cut billions from VET funding and turned its back on the businesses that rely on skilled workers, states and territories have had to bear the brunt of their short-sighted decision,” “The Palaszczuk Government has put in place the mechanisms to ensure that the impact of the Commonwealth’s cuts to training on Queensland businesses were minimised” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Regional Skills Investment Strategy is working with communities across the state to get more businesses, workers and Queenslanders developing the skills that can drive their local economies forward,” “Supporting new and existing workers in primary industries, tourism and business will help grow the local economy, increase productivity and prepare the region to take advantage of new opportunities and emerging technologies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 2, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Strait Support is a proud Indigenous owned business that employ Indigenous staff with a focus on increasing employment opportunities in the Torres Strait,” “This is fantastic news and I congratulate Shane and the team for their incredibly hard work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 30, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small business is the engine room of the state’s economy and the Government is committed to ensuring Queensland is the best place for small businesses to start, grow and create more jobs,” “That’s why we are consulting with small businesses across the state until December 13 to develop a new small business strategy, asking what else can be done to help them succeed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 30, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the foundation of regional communities and this grants will provided much needed support for businesses and communities, in impacted regions,” “Impacted businesses can access this funding to assist with business planning, retraining, mentoring and advisory services, as well as new software and new equipment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Removing barriers for Queenslanders to be able to access TAFE and training has been a key priority for the Palaszczuk Government,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 22, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The impact of these bushfires is being felt by a number of our hardworking farmers and small businesses in the Southern Downs and Scenic Rim regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 22, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland’s maroon colours were on full display tonight as we celebrated the achievements of our eleven Queensland finalists tonight,” “TAFE Queensland took out the award for International Training Provider of the Year for their incredible efforts attracting international students to Queensland because of their world class training on offer” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “In a Queensland first, TAFE Queensland will be introducing the Certificate III in Food Processing (Brewing) with training being delivered at the new state-of-the-art BrewLab,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Queensland Government is asking what else can be done to make sure small businesses continue to grow, create local jobs and support our regions,” “We have just finished our final QSBAC meeting for the year and I’m pleased to launch this discussion paper so we can hear first hand from businesses about how we can help them take hold of opportunities and overcome challenges” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “With the help of a digital grant in 2017, Jessy redeveloped her online store and enhanced her in-store business, increasing sales and employing more staff,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s great to see some of our future master chefs in action today, they are on their way to a bright future,” “We want all Queenslanders to have the opportunity to access quality training that will lead to an exciting and successful career” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 17, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to ensure local businesses have the support to stay up to date with technologies and embrace online opportunities,” “These grants are by far our most popular amongst small businesses and a federal parliamentary inquiry into internet competition has recommended that something similar be offered to small businesses across the nation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want young Queenslanders to get the skills and training they need for a successful career,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It is fantastic to see the success rate of SCTTTC graduates because we want more young Queenslanders to take up an apprenticeship or traineeship in the industries where we know there will be jobs and that’s what our free apprenticeships for under 21s initiative will do,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Across the state Back to Work has created over 20,000 jobs, with over 80 per cent of those outside of south east Queensland,” “Alowishus Delicious is a big fan of this program that has supported them to take on five new employees in Maryborough as well as another ten in the Bundaberg café since it began in 2016” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to a diverse range of existing and emerging industries and we want to make sure Queenslanders have the skills for a successful career in those industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Additional Regional Jobs Committees are being considered across the state and they will add valued voices to our biannual regional skills and job summits,” “The new committees are part of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to work with all stakeholders to create more jobs, improve training pathways and raise investment in our businesses and workforces across the state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to a diverse range of existing and emerging industries and we want to make sure Queenslanders have the skills for a successful career in those industries,” “That’s why we have established six new Regional Jobs Committees because we want to support our local businesses and create more local jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Additional Regional Jobs Committees are being considered across the state and they will add valued voices to our biannual regional skills and job summits,” “The new committees are part of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to work with all stakeholders to create more jobs, improve training pathways and raise investment in our businesses and workforces across the state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are committed to creating jobs right across our state, especially in our regions,” “Just today we announced Skills Boost which is slashing the cost of TAFE in the industries where we know there will be jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It's fantastic that we can assist businesses like Outland Denim who are doing incredible work in the social enterprise space, producing high-quality denim clothing while offering sustainable employment and training opportunities to women who have experienced exploitation," "We know 62 per cent of customers stop considering a small business if they can't find them online, which is why it's so important to invest in businesses to increase their online presence" External link

qt Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s an exciting time for Queensland’s thriving social enterprise sector,” “And we want to throw our support behind them to help them build on the 4000 jobs already supported by the sector and continue to provide meaningful jobs for Queenslanders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Through the strategy, $450,000 will be invested in the new grants program to provide valuable support during the vital early stages of business,” “These grants will provide funding from $5,000 up to $50,000 for a range of projects including valuable training, mentoring, business and strategic planning, marketing, branding or digital strategy development, website upgrades or technology for e-commerce” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is fantastic news for the community, with every bus taking 40 cars off the road, it’ll have benefits for both locals taking public transport and motorists travelling on the M1,” “Residents will also find out more information on plans to combine the two M1 on-ramps at Paradise and Loganlea roads, which will mean freer flowing traffic on the M1, as well as a new on-ramp at Lexington Road” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to make sure we have the skilled workers we will need for the jobs now and into the future,” “Last year we doubled the training subsidy for the Diploma of Nursing making it around $4,000 cheaper to study to be an enrolled nurse” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “People are living longer and with Queensland’s population also increasing more health care workers will be needed in the future, we are ensuring we have the trained personnel in place,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The University of the Sunshine Coast also uses the health facilities at TAFE Caboolture to deliver university and vocational courses and student nurses are undertaking vocational training at Caboolture Hospital,” “Our support for Diploma of Nursing is in addition to our free apprenticeships for under 21s initiative which has three apprenticeships on offer in healthcare (Individual Support)” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Today’s report shows that our targeted investment in training and employment programs is delivering jobs for Queenslanders,” “More than $165 million has been invested in Back to Work and Skilling Queenslanders for Work, resulting in almost 8700 people getting a job thanks to these programs in 2018-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This was a fantastic example of government-industry collaboration which informed the Skills for Queensland – Great training for quality jobs strategy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to support our small businesses to be able to grow, succeed and employ more Queenslanders,” “It’s fantastic that we can assist businesses like Outland Denim who are doing incredible work in the social enterprise space, producing high quality denim clothing while offering sustainable employment and training opportunities to women who have experienced exploitation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Since 2016 the Small Business Digital Grants program has supported more than 1,400 small businesses in Queensland with more than $7 million,” “The latest round of funding of up to $10,000 will help businesses from Stanthorpe to the Daintree to undertake a range of improvements through the purchase of hardware, software and services such as digital coaching” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Indigenous Gold Coast sportswear designer, Primal Sport, will receive funds to expand its website and improve the customer experience through developing a 3D apparel kit builder,” “Sunshine Coast photographer Claudine Thornton and the Nyanda Aboriginal Cultural Tours at Nudgee will use their grants to develop digital strategies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “More than 98 per cent of recipients have reported increased turnover, profitability and job creation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are home to a growing number of businesses and we want to support our 438,000 small businesses to continue to thrive,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The launch pad will simplify licensing application processes and will be a one stop shop for the food and beverage industry and the residential construction industry,” “This report is all about making it easier for Queensland businesses to succeed and grow” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Aman, who came to Australia as a teenager, has taken out two awards, being named the Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year and the Equity VET Student of the Year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Another wonderful role model is the Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year – Ellie Farrington from Toowoomba – who sought out a carpentry apprenticeship after completing a Bachelor of Mathematics,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “Queensland has some amazing apprentices and trainees and the government is working to give more young people the opportunity to join their ranks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “I congratulate all the winners and nominees from around the state for their hard work and devotion, and for helping to strengthen Queensland’s VET sector,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The impact of these bushfires is being felt by a number of our hardworking farmers and small businesses in the Southern Downs and Scenic Rim regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 15, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The social enterprise sector in Queensland currently supports 4000 jobs across the state and we want to help it grow,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Capital works projects bring a lot of benefits to small businesses, but we understand that sometimes construction can have adverse impacts,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This program lays the foundations for our young Queenslanders to gain valuable skills and knowledge before they walk out of the classroom,” “Our overall investment of $2.7 million in this fantastic program links school kids with industry and gives them a taste of what a future in this sector would be like while gaining valuable skills” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : “It was at last year’s Paddock to Plate lunch that the Palaszczuk Government launched Queensland’s free tafe for year 12 graduates program that now has over 7000 graduates training in a high priority trade,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This $32 million investment will take away the cost of training from employers and will help an estimated 60,000 young people to gain a qualification and get a job,” “Right now, businesses bear the cost for training an apprentice, we will be removing this expense to support businesses to be able to take on more apprentices and trainees” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is great news for Queensland’s growing economy with Queensland businesses being the most confident of any of the mainland states,” “Our State Budget has delivered for small and medium sized businesses with the biggest reforms to payroll tax in over a decade – this is a budget that’s pro business and the latest Sensis survey is a nod to our ongoing support for Queensland businesses” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know there is a demand for more young Queenslanders to follow an exciting career in aviation,” “This year’s expo will feature a dedicated area to promote the industry’s support for more apprentices and inspire young people to consider a career in the aerospace industry” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 17, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We hear all the time that the world of work is changing and the rapid rate of occupational change and new technology adoption means that the need to re-skill and up-skill the existing workforce will be critical into the future,” External link

miningweekly Monday, August 12, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know we need to ensure we have a skilled workforce, now and into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This will ensure the government hears industry input to skills investment priorities first‑hand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know we need to ensure we have a skilled workforce, now and into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This will ensure the government hears industry input to skills investment priorities first‑hand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We need to plan for the future of Queensland and ensure we have the skilled workers we need now and for the emerging industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 5, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a plan that will strengthen connections to regional communities and embrace new opportunities and partnerships with industry, employers and small business so more Queenslanders can have access to the skills they need to get a job and build a career,” “Small business will have a stronger voice informing government investment in workforce training and skills development” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 5, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to so many high achievers in training and incredibly hard working teachers and supportive employers,” “I am pleased to announce that nine worthy finalists in three direct entry categories will join 75 regional winners at the Queensland Training Awards State Gala Dinner in September” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 2, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “From as far north as the Torres Strait and Cape York, through western Queensland and along the coast, this program is getting Queenslanders the work ready skills and training they need to get a job and build a career,” “Each person with their own amazing success story while boosting their confidence and skills to get a job” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk government has made jobs our number one priority and Skilling Queenslanders for Work has already assisted 24,000 people to find a job,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I was initially of the view that I did not have an obligation to disclose the accommodation under standing orders as I considered it to be outside the definition of sponsored accommodation," "I decided out of an abundance of caution and transparency to list the accommodation as sponsored and err on the side of disclosure" External link

qt Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “More than $80 million in DRFA small business and primary producer grants and loans have been approved for the flooding so far, but we want to make sure that all eligible applicants have a chance to apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When Leanne Lomas decides to do something, she gives it her all and realising her passion was hairdressing, Leanne left her life as a farmer in remote Miallo behind and set about making her training dream a reality,” “Leanne purchased a salon, hired a senior stylist and became the apprentice. She is now a fully-qualified hairdresser and successful small business owner, and vocal VET advocate” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 29, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Samuel describes his apprenticeship as the lifeline he needed to turn his life around,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk Government is committed to supporting our small businesses and I know that our regional businesses will benefit from this package,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Across Queensland, this package is expected to deliver lower taxes for more than 13,000 small and medium businesses, including 440 across Emerald, Rockhampton and Gladstone,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Richard O Brien ) : “Richard is a dual-qualified tradesman (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician and Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control) with an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, and has committed himself to achieving a high level of qualification to ensure he has a long and successful career at Rio Tinto,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to help businesses to work smarter and save money,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 19, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Because of his dedication and exemplary on-the-job performance, Lachlan has been able to fast-track his Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology through recognition for prior learning and is now working towards a dual qualification as an automotive electrician,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “After spending countless hours working on cars and trucks with her dad growing up, when the time came for Janelle Kent to choose a career path, mechanics seemed the obvious way to go,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 5, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Local businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and getting them back up and running is key to guaranteeing our long-term economic recovery,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 10, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s fantastic to see so many businesses back up and running after the floods, but there are also still a lot of businesses struggling,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Shopping Centre ) : “The opportunity to meet with Café Bambini owner Steve Law and other businesses is valuable as we see where they are at and what support is still needed three months after the floods,” “I would encourage businesses who are still struggling, to get in contact with the Small Business Recovery Centre – we can’t help if we don’t know” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know it’s vital that small businesses can be supported in the early stages and these grants help to kickstart their business,” “These grants provide small businesses access to professional advice and support to help them grow and create more local jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 5, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Vocational Education and Training is vital to making sure there are the skilled workers for the jobs of the future,” “Queensland has a strong trading relationship with South Korea and deep cultural relations and international education and training is a key way to do this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 18, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This mission will lead to even stronger working relationships between South Korea and Queensland and even greater respect between education providers in both economies,” “Ultimately it will lead to better training opportunities for thousands of young Koreans of many years and it’s exciting Queensland can play a role in this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 18, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This monsoon and flooding has caused unprecedented damage in the region and is still flowing through our river catchments causing further disruptions and damage across the state,” “We know that that following a disaster one of the most effective ways to help the community recover is to ensure local small businesses survive and thrive” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “I have seen firsthand some of the effects this event has had and while some owners have made amazing progress in their clean-up and recovery plans, bouncing back from this event will take months” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know that people living in these communities have been badly impacted by this one in 100 year weather event – particularly those who have had to leave their homes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “These awards celebrate and acknowledge the hard work of Queensland’s top training achievers,” “Making sure that Queenslanders have the training and skills they need to get a job and build a career is vital to Queensland’s growing economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 7, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “I encourage eligible apprentices, trainees, VET students, teachers and trainers, employers, training providers and community-based organisations to take part,” “Recognising both organisational and individual efforts, the awards help broaden career opportunities and promote organisations as an employer or training provider of choice” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 7, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and we know that following a disaster, ensuring the local small businesses recover as soon as possible is vital for the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are working closely with councils and local Chambers of Commerce as we roll out this assistance and the Emergency Hardship Assistance grants which have already helped more than 7,800 Central Queenslanders hardest hit by the fires,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “People in Mackay, Gladstone, Livingstone, Bundaberg and Rockhampton local government areas hard-hit by bushfires still have time left to apply for these grants which will begin closing from tomorrow,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We’re starting to see the need and demand for these grants decline as affected communities start to focus on their longer-term recovery,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We still have around 90 dedicated Ready Reserves working in bushfire-affected areas to help local residents to get back on their feet,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Currently 57 per cent of Queensland is impacted by drought, and we want to ensure we can support our farmers by providing training opportunities to improve their farming operations and increase opportunities for off-farm income,” “The programs are a key initiative to help our rural communities diversify and build employability skills during this time” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 7, 2018 8:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Strategy ) : “The Rural Support Training Programs are an initiative of the Palaszczuk Government’s Regional Skills Adjustment Strategy and we are working closely with TAFE Queensland to offer genuine support to rural Queensland in a time of need,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 7, 2018 8:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The disaster assistance includes concessional loans of up to $250,000 and essential working capital loans of up to $100,000 for small businesses in the three regional council areas of Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and we know that following a disaster ensuring local small businesses recover as soon as possible is vital for the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Understandably it’s a very stressful time for them and we're going to support them with whatever they need over the coming days,” External link

9news Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "To hear that some perpetrators use Valentine's Day as a way of intimidating women, despite no-contact orders being in place, is disturbing and reveals the lengths some perpetrators will go to," "Tackling domestic and family violence remains our highest priority" External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Our door is always open when it comes to looking at ways we can keep women and children safe, however, we won't take action without first consulting with our community, police and legal stakeholders, and our hardworking DV support services, to ensure we have the best and most effective measures in place in Queensland," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "To hear that some perpetrators use Valentine's Day as a way of intimidating women, despite no-contact orders being in place, is disturbing and reveals the lengths some perpetrators will go to," "Tackling domestic and family violence remains our highest priority" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Our door is always open when it comes to looking at ways we can keep women and children safe, however, we won't take action without first consulting with our community, police and legal stakeholders, and our hardworking DV support services, to ensure we have the best and most effective measures in place in Queensland," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "What this data tells us is the department is delivering more timely responses to child safety cases - we are beginning to turn the corner on these performance measures despite being busier than ever," External link

smh Monday, January 23, 2017 7:10:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "What this data tells us is the department is delivering more timely responses to child safety cases - we are beginning to turn the corner on these performance measures despite being busier than ever," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 23, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The report clearly shows serious flaws in management and supervision at the local child safety service centre and errors of judgement by individual staff," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is another great example of the fantastic work they are doing in the community and I'm 100 per cent behind them," External link

smh Saturday, December 10, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is another great example of the fantastic work they are doing in the community and I'm 100 per cent behind them," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 10, 2016 4:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I know their donations will go a long way to making a brighter and happier Christmas for our children and young people who live in care," "I know this generous act will be appreciated not only by our children and young people, but by their families, foster carers and loved ones" External link

smh Monday, December 5, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I know their donations will go a long way to making a brighter and happier Christmas for our children and young people who live in care," "I know this generous act will be appreciated not only by our children and young people, but by their families, foster carers and loved ones" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 5, 2016 9:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is a zero tolerance measure that puts the safety of children first and foremost," External link

smh Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "If the information suggests that there is ice use, and the children are unsafe, we will remove the children," External link

9news Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is a zero tolerance measure that puts the safety of children first and foremost," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Ice is cheap to manufacture, easy to buy and sadly all too readily available, particularly among disadvantaged socio-economic groups," "It presents a real challenge to police, health workers and to our child safety officers when it comes to making an assessment about whether or not parents are up to the job of looking after their children" External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I had nothing on my desk before Tuesday from this report," External link

9news Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are still failing to keep up with demand," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "She said good luck, you're doing a good job and we want to get the bottom of this; Queenslanders want answers," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This report highlights that there were serious errors of judgment and legislation policy and practice was not followed," "The allegations against those three staff are serious enough for them to be stood down immediately" External link

9news Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are still failing to keep up with demand," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "She said good luck, you're doing a good job and we want to get the bottom of this; Queenslanders want answers," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This report highlights that there were serious errors of judgment and legislation policy and practice was not followed," "The allegations against those three staff are serious enough for them to be stood down immediately" External link

9news Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It found staff may have breached legislation, standards, codes and procedures in this case and consequently, 12 Child Safety workers have been referred to the Department's Ethical Standards branch," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 4:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It found staff may have breached legislation, standards, codes and procedures in this case and consequently, 12 Child Safety workers have been referred to the Department's Ethical Standards branch," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Council ) : "We are leading the way in Queensland," "We absolutely believe this is a workplace issue" External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We need to break the culture of domestic and violence and that means shifting the attitudes and behaviours that underpin the cycle of violence - and we need to do that at work," External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is not good enough anymore for workplaces to say this is an issue that happens at home," External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Discriminatory barriers that prevent LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex) from being able to adopt a child have no place in our community or in our laws," External link

mid-day Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The removal of these provisions will further honour the apology given by Parliament to Queenslanders who were affected by past forced adoption practices," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "In Queensland the number of reported sexual assault victims rose for the fourth consecutive year to 4199 victims in 2015," "Shockingly, four in every five reported victims of sexual assault are female" External link

9news Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that the long-term impacts of domestic and family violence on children is huge and we do need to be more focused on how we can better protect women and children," External link

9news Friday, October 28, 2016 1:39:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that the long-term impacts of domestic and family violence on children is huge and we do need to be more focused on how we can better protect women and children," External link

9news Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:59:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The data shows the families staff are working with have increasingly complex needs," "Nearly three-quarters of families in contact with the child protection system have multiple risk factors, including mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, criminal justice history or had parents who were in the system" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We're keen to hear the community's views about how the legislation underpinning Queensland's child and family support system can keep children and young people safe, protected and empower them to reach their full potential," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I'm confident that over the months ahead we will see a further increase in performance and more investigations commenced on time," External link

9news Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is about reaching out earlier to help vulnerable Queenslanders to give them the skills they need to become productive and happy members of our community and our economy," External link

9news Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have increased penalties for breaches of domestic violence orders, introduced Queensland's first ever dedicated domestic and family violence magistrates court at Southport and this year have a record almost $200 million budget to tackle domestic and family violence," External link

smh Friday, October 7, 2016 9:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have increased penalties for breaches of domestic violence orders, introduced Queensland's first ever dedicated domestic and family violence magistrates court at Southport and this year have a record almost $200 million budget to tackle domestic and family violence," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 7, 2016 9:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "There have been significant moves towards gender equality in Queensland but we still have such a long way to go before gender equality truly exists," "We know increasing women's representation in leadership needs to happen – and it needs to happen now" External link

smh Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "At the moment it only means that they have not been charged or are guilty of offences so … we need to look at what other information do we need to rely on for working-with-children checks and what other information are we relying on to approve our foster carers," "And how can we better share that information between agencies so that we've got all of the pieces of the puzzle before we make assessments of people who are working with vulnerable children" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "At the moment it only means that they have not been charged or are guilty of offences so … we need to look at what other information do we need to rely on for working-with-children checks and what other information are we relying on to approve our foster carers," "And how can we better share that information between agencies so that we've got all of the pieces of the puzzle before we make assessments of people who are working with vulnerable children" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 2:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

9news Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "If proven, (they) are the ultimate betrayal of trust," External link

smh Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:23:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "If proven, (they) are the ultimate betrayal of trust," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This was the first time concerns had been raised about the Thorburns," "Their family day care approval was immediately revoked and their foster care approval was immediately suspended" External link

9news Wednesday, September 21, 2016 7:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are seeing more women reporting domestic violence offences, more DVOs and more DVO breach offences in Queensland," External link

smh Monday, September 19, 2016 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Government is working with ASF on its integrated resort development … of course there are strict probity requirements about any new casino so there will be extensive community consultation," External link

abc-au Sunday, September 4, 2016 9:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Government is working with ASF on its integrated resort development … of course there are strict probity requirements about any new casino so there will be extensive community consultation," External link

abc-au Sunday, September 4, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "No. There will be absolutely be continued engagement with the community on the integrated resort" External link

smh Sunday, September 4, 2016 9:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "No. There will be absolutely be continued engagement with the community on the integrated resort" External link

9news Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is a shame that we've had to start from such a low base after the LNP walked away from a target for women on government boards and bodies, the number of women on those bodies fell from 43 per cent to 30.1 per cent," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Regardless of when this happened, let's be thankful it's finally happened," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : "Can the Minister advise what percentage of 5 day notifications were not commenced in the required timeframe for the year ending June 30 2016, and if not when will she release the data?" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says ( about Lady ) : "Can the Minister explain why Mason Lee was discharged from Lady Cilento Hospital without child safety officers having first attended to his safety?" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : “We are no longer requiring police to write down the reasons for the PPN (police protection notices), they just have to understand that domestic violence has been committed, communicate that to the perpetrator, and believe there is a need for immediate protection,” External link

ibtimes-au Monday, August 15, 2016 11:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that we've got to do better, so we're going to continue to push for better support for Indigenous children and their families," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that we've got to do better, so we're going to continue to push for better support for Indigenous children and their families," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 4, 2016 5:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I would invite the member to compare my diaries - my published diaries - to the former child safety minister to see how committed I am to this role," External link

9news Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:46:00 AM EAT



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government minister0.62%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
mp1.25%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
minister for women3.12%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
child services minister1.88%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
youth minister0.62%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
women and youth minister0.62%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
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Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that having to recount a domestic violence incident during a court hearing can be extremely traumatic for the victim," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "These reforms include a range of safeguards designed to limit the trauma and protect the privacy of victims who provide their evidence under the pilot," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that having to recount a domestic violence incident during a court hearing can be extremely traumatic for the victim," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "These reforms include a range of safeguards designed to limit the trauma and protect the privacy of victims who provide their evidence under the pilot," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are making sure that, broadly, journalists are covered, so you don’t have to be employed as a journalist, it’s about the kind of work that you do,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It was agreed that this issue needs to be progressed,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

smh Friday, October 29, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 29, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : “Loss of life due to domestic and family violence is tragic and never acceptable,” External link

theage Friday, October 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Tragically around one in five Australian women over the age of 15 has experienced sexual assault and this number is probably even higher as it it's an offence that still remains greatly underreported," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "bravely shared their experiences and perspectives" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, June 18, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, June 18, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

bordermail Friday, June 18, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

bordermail Friday, June 18, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "A free, independent and effective media is crucial for a strong democracy," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 18, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have committed to consider shield laws in the context of recent Queensland case law, and how shield laws are applied in other jurisdictions," "This process, in combination with broad consultation, is crucial to developing new laws" External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 18, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Individual and corporate publishers should not need to consider the potential impact of different state and territory defamation laws before deciding whether to publish material," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Respect for women starts at the top - it starts with our nation's leaders," External link

qt Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Absolutely, I can't think of the last time a government has looked at women's interactions with the entire criminal justice system," External link

bordermail Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Every death from domestic and family violence is unacceptable and a tragedy," "During the pandemic, almost one in 10 women in a relationship in this country experienced domestic and family violence, with two thirds saying the violence started or escalated during lockdowns. Enough is enough" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Every death from domestic and family violence is unacceptable and a tragedy," External link

qt Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "In order to guard against the potential 'chilling effect' defamation laws have on debates on matters of legitimate public interest and to protect reasonable public interest journalism, the bill will introduce a new public interest defence," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

bordermail Friday, April 9, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 9, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is vital that the sentencing process produces sentences that are effective, fair and just, and that protect the community's safety," "The parole system also allows offenders to serve an appropriate portion of their sentence in the community, in order to successfully and safely reintegrate into the community and minimise the likelihood of them reoffending" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 9, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn’t amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn, and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable,” “This will provide clarity for judges to properly direct juries and get better outcomes for victims,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "A moratorium on fees and charges would impact on the Public Trustee's ability to provide important services to vulnerable Queenslanders," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

bordermail Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "We have enshrined in the Criminal Code principles like silence doesn't amount to consent, consent once given can be withdrawn and the self-intoxication of a defendant cannot be relied upon by that defendant to show that they were mistaken about whether or not consent was given and that was reasonable," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Magistrates are highly qualified, experienced and professional judicial officers and must have regard to the same sentencing laws and principles as higher courts," External link

qt Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

bordermail Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I do accept that there are some in the sector and survivors that wanted us to go further with a positive consent model, which doesn't operate in very many jurisdictions, and that's something that the task force can absolutely look at," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I will be writing to all ministers to ensure they remind their respective departmental staff to follow these important provisions," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Commission ) : "The offences in this matter are horrific and all Queenslanders, especially children, deserve to be safe and protected," "That's why we have made significant reforms to Queensland's Criminal Code and implemented recommendations from the Royal Commission's Criminal Justice Report" External link

qt Monday, March 1, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Palaszczuk government made a commitment to Queenslanders that we will legislate this extremely complex and deeply personal issue, and we are getting on with the job," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "This commitment is a significant step forward in taking action against coercive control and illustrates our determination to end domestic and family violence," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Morrison Govt [sic] needs to fix this immediately," External link

qt Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : "We are the first state in the country to legislate against coercive control and it is important that we consult and get it right for the Queensland context," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "As we reflect one year on from the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke, and her three children, we know that legislating against coercive control will give a system towards intervening earlier to better protect victims, and today we're announcing the next step in this journey," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This has only happened in a handful of jurisdictions in the world … and the learnings so far is that widespread and sustained training is necessary," External link

abc-au Sunday, February 14, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

smh Friday, February 12, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

theage Friday, February 12, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Palindrome days have proved to be a magnetic attraction for many Queensland couples,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 12, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

theage Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Queensland welcomed 525 baby boys named Oliver last year, well clear of the second most popular boy's name, Noah [383]," External link

smh Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

smh Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We will be looking at a range of issues when we do this review, including hearing the experience of victims and key domestic and family violence and sexual violence stakeholders," External link

theage Saturday, January 2, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

smh Monday, December 14, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

theage Monday, December 14, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is absolutely imperative we get this right; it is complex legislation," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 14, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

bordermail Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

bordermail Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I would hate for us to be introducing an offence of coercive control without having embarked on that training because, as I said, the success that we've seen overseas has been dependent on widespread, sustained training on the implementation," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We'll keep an open mind about that but really we know it's a tool that perpetrators use against women in domestic violence situations," "If we can actually intervene earlier when this power and control, this coercive control, is happening in domestic relationships then we can hopefully save women's lives" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 29, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training will be working with ATQ to make sure apprentices, trainees and students are supported," "At this time, training for students will continue as will the placements of apprentices and trainees with their host employer" External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our apprentices and trainees will play a vital role in our State’s economic recovery,” “We have a plan for Queensland, Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs, which is all about investing in training and future proofing infrastructure so we have the skills for more jobs in more industries” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is an historic piece of legislation that will ensure Torres Strait Islander children and adults who have been part of this traditional family structure can have their legal identity match their cultural identity,” “This will mean they will be able to do things we take for granted such as having a passport in their own name or being able to obtain a drivers licence” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Skilling Queenslanders for Work has a great track record for providing job ready skills and training to Queenslanders who need it most,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “They focus on providing basic skills and accredited training in construction, conservation and land management, while also benefitting community projects of local significance,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I expect it to go very quickly," External link

theage Monday, June 29, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The first round, $96 million, did go within 4½ days," External link

theage Monday, June 29, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know the maritime industry is growing in Queensland and that’s why we have invested in world class training facilities at the Cairns TAFE,” “We have some of the best maritime training courses in the world and securing this contract would be a fantastic win for Cairns and local jobs in the far north” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “Our plan is about investing in skills and jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 15, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “Our plan is about investing in skills and jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 8, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

smh Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have supported more than 18,000 young Queenslanders under our free apprenticeships initiative" "This is a fantastic result and we are ahead of our goal of supporting 60,000 free apprentices by 2023," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to more than 438,000 small businesses and we want to help them to grow and succeed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have a plan for Queensland: Unite and Recover,” “It’s about supporting Queensland businesses and industry as well as supporting Queensland jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our thousands of small businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis, and now more than ever they need assistance,” “The establishment of the Commissioner will provide a single point of contact for small businesses handling leasing disputes will result in time, money and resource savings for business owners and government” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “During her role as Small Business Champion, Ms Adshead has assisted thousands of small businesses through her hands-on approach, which was evident during her commitment to the recovery efforts after the devastating floods in North Queensland last year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

smh Friday, May 8, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 8, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "we know businesses are doing it tough right now and we are providing support to help them through this pandemic across a range of measures" “We are working with industry and stakeholders to make sure we provide the right support for businesses and we will have some further good news on assistance to come soon,” External link

theage Friday, May 8, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a win for our Queensland restaurants and cafes who are relying heavily on takeaway and delivery right now,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “In the last fortnight more than 4,200 have registered to be matched with new job opportunities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Making sure our young Queenslanders can undertake hands on training while they’re still at school will set them up for a bright future,” “This is a program that gives students a taste of an industry and links them with industry, giving them a head start in their careers” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our thousands of small businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis, and now more than ever they need assistance,” “We know that dispute resolution can come at a significant cost for small business owners in terms of legal services, time away from their business, lost productivity and income, as well as additional expenses and stress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The appointment of the new commissioner will be made as soon as possible and Ms Adshead will continue in the role in the interim,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The last thing we want to see is struggling businesses hit with high fees from delivery companies - it's not the Queensland way," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is why I will bring together key stakeholders so we can look at how to tackle the issue of exorbitant delivery fees as a matter of urgency," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is something Queenslanders can do from home easily and it is the skills that industry need right now to keep our state running and to provide those much-needed service," "It's all about making sure Queenslanders can weather this COVID-19 crisis and come out stronger and more resilient after the crisis has passed" External link

qt Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The last thing we want to see struggling businesses hit with high fees from delivery companies – it’s not the Queensland way,” “Many of our restaurant and café owners have been forced to shut their doors and operate solely on takeaway and delivery orders due to the COVID-19 crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are here to support Queenslanders who have found themselves out of work due to COVID-19 – that’s why we have introduced a suite of free, short online training courses,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our thousands of small businesses are doing it tough right now and we need to do everything we can to help them stay open and keep people in jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to continue to support our businesses to stay open and bounce back once the economy recovers,” “Our payroll tax refund is all about keeping Queenslanders in jobs and assisting our local business owners during this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 28, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know our thousands of small businesses are a driving force behind our economy and jobs for Queenslanders,” “That’s why we are here to provide much needed support for them to get through this crisis and continue to keep local employees in work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “With increasing enrolments in trade training and expected growth in the construction industry, this investment will ensure we have the skilled workforce for the jobs now and into the future,” External link

qt Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are providing immediate assistance available to help Queensland deal with and mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk Government’s key priority is ensuring Queenslanders have the skills and training for the future of work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides hands on support and training for participants to gain work ready skills and a qualification, with more than 70% going on to get a job or further training once they graduate,” “Queensland Rugby Union have a fantastic track record with this program with all participants in their first intake of their project last year going on to get a job” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The first funding round for 2020 is now open and I would encourage community organisations to apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Our Skilling Queenslanders for Work and Back to Work programs continue to deliver opportunities for thousands of Queenslanders to enter the workforce,” “We are equipping Queenslanders with skills and training they need to secure the jobs in growing Queensland industries” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a time to celebrate our growing number of innovative, creative and exciting small businesses,” “Since it started seven years ago, Queensland Small Business Week has outgrown its week long run after a record 270 events were held in May last year” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “TAFE has already been training experienced welders to the international standards demanded by defence following the purchase of 15 augmented reality welding simulators,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When completed, the MILVEHCOE will be an asset of national significance that will stand Rheinmetall in good stead to continue building their business in delivering next-generation defence projects to our Australian defence forces and those of our international allies,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Making sure our small businesses can get back up on their feet as soon as possible is vital for so many of our communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : "The Palaszczuk Government is committed to getting Queenslanders into work, which is why we have made creating jobs our number one priority. We acknowledge that we still have work to do," "But let's get one thing clear: the dire numbers across Australia is because the Federal LNP Government has no meaningful plan to help get Queenslanders from training and into jobs" External link

qt Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We have invested almost $1 billion towards training to ensure our industries continue to get local skilled workers they need,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When the Federal LNP Government cut billions from VET funding and turned its back on the businesses that rely on skilled workers, states and territories have had to bear the brunt of their short-sighted decision,” “The Palaszczuk Government has put in place the mechanisms to ensure that the impact of the Commonwealth’s cuts to training on Queensland businesses were minimised” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Regional Skills Investment Strategy is working with communities across the state to get more businesses, workers and Queenslanders developing the skills that can drive their local economies forward,” “Supporting new and existing workers in primary industries, tourism and business will help grow the local economy, increase productivity and prepare the region to take advantage of new opportunities and emerging technologies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 2, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Strait Support is a proud Indigenous owned business that employ Indigenous staff with a focus on increasing employment opportunities in the Torres Strait,” “This is fantastic news and I congratulate Shane and the team for their incredibly hard work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 30, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small business is the engine room of the state’s economy and the Government is committed to ensuring Queensland is the best place for small businesses to start, grow and create more jobs,” “That’s why we are consulting with small businesses across the state until December 13 to develop a new small business strategy, asking what else can be done to help them succeed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 30, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the foundation of regional communities and this grants will provided much needed support for businesses and communities, in impacted regions,” “Impacted businesses can access this funding to assist with business planning, retraining, mentoring and advisory services, as well as new software and new equipment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Removing barriers for Queenslanders to be able to access TAFE and training has been a key priority for the Palaszczuk Government,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 22, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The impact of these bushfires is being felt by a number of our hardworking farmers and small businesses in the Southern Downs and Scenic Rim regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 22, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland’s maroon colours were on full display tonight as we celebrated the achievements of our eleven Queensland finalists tonight,” “TAFE Queensland took out the award for International Training Provider of the Year for their incredible efforts attracting international students to Queensland because of their world class training on offer” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “In a Queensland first, TAFE Queensland will be introducing the Certificate III in Food Processing (Brewing) with training being delivered at the new state-of-the-art BrewLab,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Queensland Government is asking what else can be done to make sure small businesses continue to grow, create local jobs and support our regions,” “We have just finished our final QSBAC meeting for the year and I’m pleased to launch this discussion paper so we can hear first hand from businesses about how we can help them take hold of opportunities and overcome challenges” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “With the help of a digital grant in 2017, Jessy redeveloped her online store and enhanced her in-store business, increasing sales and employing more staff,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s great to see some of our future master chefs in action today, they are on their way to a bright future,” “We want all Queenslanders to have the opportunity to access quality training that will lead to an exciting and successful career” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 17, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to ensure local businesses have the support to stay up to date with technologies and embrace online opportunities,” “These grants are by far our most popular amongst small businesses and a federal parliamentary inquiry into internet competition has recommended that something similar be offered to small businesses across the nation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want young Queenslanders to get the skills and training they need for a successful career,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It is fantastic to see the success rate of SCTTTC graduates because we want more young Queenslanders to take up an apprenticeship or traineeship in the industries where we know there will be jobs and that’s what our free apprenticeships for under 21s initiative will do,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Across the state Back to Work has created over 20,000 jobs, with over 80 per cent of those outside of south east Queensland,” “Alowishus Delicious is a big fan of this program that has supported them to take on five new employees in Maryborough as well as another ten in the Bundaberg café since it began in 2016” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to a diverse range of existing and emerging industries and we want to make sure Queenslanders have the skills for a successful career in those industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Additional Regional Jobs Committees are being considered across the state and they will add valued voices to our biannual regional skills and job summits,” “The new committees are part of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to work with all stakeholders to create more jobs, improve training pathways and raise investment in our businesses and workforces across the state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to a diverse range of existing and emerging industries and we want to make sure Queenslanders have the skills for a successful career in those industries,” “That’s why we have established six new Regional Jobs Committees because we want to support our local businesses and create more local jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Additional Regional Jobs Committees are being considered across the state and they will add valued voices to our biannual regional skills and job summits,” “The new committees are part of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to work with all stakeholders to create more jobs, improve training pathways and raise investment in our businesses and workforces across the state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are committed to creating jobs right across our state, especially in our regions,” “Just today we announced Skills Boost which is slashing the cost of TAFE in the industries where we know there will be jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It's fantastic that we can assist businesses like Outland Denim who are doing incredible work in the social enterprise space, producing high-quality denim clothing while offering sustainable employment and training opportunities to women who have experienced exploitation," "We know 62 per cent of customers stop considering a small business if they can't find them online, which is why it's so important to invest in businesses to increase their online presence" External link

qt Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s an exciting time for Queensland’s thriving social enterprise sector,” “And we want to throw our support behind them to help them build on the 4000 jobs already supported by the sector and continue to provide meaningful jobs for Queenslanders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Through the strategy, $450,000 will be invested in the new grants program to provide valuable support during the vital early stages of business,” “These grants will provide funding from $5,000 up to $50,000 for a range of projects including valuable training, mentoring, business and strategic planning, marketing, branding or digital strategy development, website upgrades or technology for e-commerce” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is fantastic news for the community, with every bus taking 40 cars off the road, it’ll have benefits for both locals taking public transport and motorists travelling on the M1,” “Residents will also find out more information on plans to combine the two M1 on-ramps at Paradise and Loganlea roads, which will mean freer flowing traffic on the M1, as well as a new on-ramp at Lexington Road” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to make sure we have the skilled workers we will need for the jobs now and into the future,” “Last year we doubled the training subsidy for the Diploma of Nursing making it around $4,000 cheaper to study to be an enrolled nurse” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “People are living longer and with Queensland’s population also increasing more health care workers will be needed in the future, we are ensuring we have the trained personnel in place,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The University of the Sunshine Coast also uses the health facilities at TAFE Caboolture to deliver university and vocational courses and student nurses are undertaking vocational training at Caboolture Hospital,” “Our support for Diploma of Nursing is in addition to our free apprenticeships for under 21s initiative which has three apprenticeships on offer in healthcare (Individual Support)” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Today’s report shows that our targeted investment in training and employment programs is delivering jobs for Queenslanders,” “More than $165 million has been invested in Back to Work and Skilling Queenslanders for Work, resulting in almost 8700 people getting a job thanks to these programs in 2018-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This was a fantastic example of government-industry collaboration which informed the Skills for Queensland – Great training for quality jobs strategy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to support our small businesses to be able to grow, succeed and employ more Queenslanders,” “It’s fantastic that we can assist businesses like Outland Denim who are doing incredible work in the social enterprise space, producing high quality denim clothing while offering sustainable employment and training opportunities to women who have experienced exploitation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Since 2016 the Small Business Digital Grants program has supported more than 1,400 small businesses in Queensland with more than $7 million,” “The latest round of funding of up to $10,000 will help businesses from Stanthorpe to the Daintree to undertake a range of improvements through the purchase of hardware, software and services such as digital coaching” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Indigenous Gold Coast sportswear designer, Primal Sport, will receive funds to expand its website and improve the customer experience through developing a 3D apparel kit builder,” “Sunshine Coast photographer Claudine Thornton and the Nyanda Aboriginal Cultural Tours at Nudgee will use their grants to develop digital strategies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “More than 98 per cent of recipients have reported increased turnover, profitability and job creation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are home to a growing number of businesses and we want to support our 438,000 small businesses to continue to thrive,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The launch pad will simplify licensing application processes and will be a one stop shop for the food and beverage industry and the residential construction industry,” “This report is all about making it easier for Queensland businesses to succeed and grow” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Aman, who came to Australia as a teenager, has taken out two awards, being named the Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year and the Equity VET Student of the Year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Another wonderful role model is the Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year – Ellie Farrington from Toowoomba – who sought out a carpentry apprenticeship after completing a Bachelor of Mathematics,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “Queensland has some amazing apprentices and trainees and the government is working to give more young people the opportunity to join their ranks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “I congratulate all the winners and nominees from around the state for their hard work and devotion, and for helping to strengthen Queensland’s VET sector,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 16, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The impact of these bushfires is being felt by a number of our hardworking farmers and small businesses in the Southern Downs and Scenic Rim regions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 15, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The social enterprise sector in Queensland currently supports 4000 jobs across the state and we want to help it grow,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Capital works projects bring a lot of benefits to small businesses, but we understand that sometimes construction can have adverse impacts,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This program lays the foundations for our young Queenslanders to gain valuable skills and knowledge before they walk out of the classroom,” “Our overall investment of $2.7 million in this fantastic program links school kids with industry and gives them a taste of what a future in this sector would be like while gaining valuable skills” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : “It was at last year’s Paddock to Plate lunch that the Palaszczuk Government launched Queensland’s free tafe for year 12 graduates program that now has over 7000 graduates training in a high priority trade,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This $32 million investment will take away the cost of training from employers and will help an estimated 60,000 young people to gain a qualification and get a job,” “Right now, businesses bear the cost for training an apprentice, we will be removing this expense to support businesses to be able to take on more apprentices and trainees” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is great news for Queensland’s growing economy with Queensland businesses being the most confident of any of the mainland states,” “Our State Budget has delivered for small and medium sized businesses with the biggest reforms to payroll tax in over a decade – this is a budget that’s pro business and the latest Sensis survey is a nod to our ongoing support for Queensland businesses” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 19, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know there is a demand for more young Queenslanders to follow an exciting career in aviation,” “This year’s expo will feature a dedicated area to promote the industry’s support for more apprentices and inspire young people to consider a career in the aerospace industry” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 17, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We hear all the time that the world of work is changing and the rapid rate of occupational change and new technology adoption means that the need to re-skill and up-skill the existing workforce will be critical into the future,” External link

miningweekly Monday, August 12, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know we need to ensure we have a skilled workforce, now and into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This will ensure the government hears industry input to skills investment priorities first‑hand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know we need to ensure we have a skilled workforce, now and into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This will ensure the government hears industry input to skills investment priorities first‑hand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We need to plan for the future of Queensland and ensure we have the skilled workers we need now and for the emerging industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 5, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This is a plan that will strengthen connections to regional communities and embrace new opportunities and partnerships with industry, employers and small business so more Queenslanders can have access to the skills they need to get a job and build a career,” “Small business will have a stronger voice informing government investment in workforce training and skills development” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 5, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Queensland is home to so many high achievers in training and incredibly hard working teachers and supportive employers,” “I am pleased to announce that nine worthy finalists in three direct entry categories will join 75 regional winners at the Queensland Training Awards State Gala Dinner in September” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 2, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “From as far north as the Torres Strait and Cape York, through western Queensland and along the coast, this program is getting Queenslanders the work ready skills and training they need to get a job and build a career,” “Each person with their own amazing success story while boosting their confidence and skills to get a job” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk government has made jobs our number one priority and Skilling Queenslanders for Work has already assisted 24,000 people to find a job,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I was initially of the view that I did not have an obligation to disclose the accommodation under standing orders as I considered it to be outside the definition of sponsored accommodation," "I decided out of an abundance of caution and transparency to list the accommodation as sponsored and err on the side of disclosure" External link

qt Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “More than $80 million in DRFA small business and primary producer grants and loans have been approved for the flooding so far, but we want to make sure that all eligible applicants have a chance to apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “When Leanne Lomas decides to do something, she gives it her all and realising her passion was hairdressing, Leanne left her life as a farmer in remote Miallo behind and set about making her training dream a reality,” “Leanne purchased a salon, hired a senior stylist and became the apprentice. She is now a fully-qualified hairdresser and successful small business owner, and vocal VET advocate” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 29, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Samuel describes his apprenticeship as the lifeline he needed to turn his life around,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The Palaszczuk Government is committed to supporting our small businesses and I know that our regional businesses will benefit from this package,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Across Queensland, this package is expected to deliver lower taxes for more than 13,000 small and medium businesses, including 440 across Emerald, Rockhampton and Gladstone,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Richard O Brien ) : “Richard is a dual-qualified tradesman (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician and Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control) with an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, and has committed himself to achieving a high level of qualification to ensure he has a long and successful career at Rio Tinto,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We want to help businesses to work smarter and save money,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 19, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Because of his dedication and exemplary on-the-job performance, Lachlan has been able to fast-track his Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology through recognition for prior learning and is now working towards a dual qualification as an automotive electrician,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “After spending countless hours working on cars and trucks with her dad growing up, when the time came for Janelle Kent to choose a career path, mechanics seemed the obvious way to go,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 5, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Local businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and getting them back up and running is key to guaranteeing our long-term economic recovery,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, June 10, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “It’s fantastic to see so many businesses back up and running after the floods, but there are also still a lot of businesses struggling,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Shopping Centre ) : “The opportunity to meet with Café Bambini owner Steve Law and other businesses is valuable as we see where they are at and what support is still needed three months after the floods,” “I would encourage businesses who are still struggling, to get in contact with the Small Business Recovery Centre – we can’t help if we don’t know” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know it’s vital that small businesses can be supported in the early stages and these grants help to kickstart their business,” “These grants provide small businesses access to professional advice and support to help them grow and create more local jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 5, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The previous government ripped more than $170 million from TAFE and made TAFE pay to use their own facilities," "As a result, course offering decreased, and between 2012-13 and 2015-16 enrolments decreased by an estimated 40,000," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “There’s no guarantee of funding from year to year from the Commonwealth,” External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Vocational Education and Training is vital to making sure there are the skilled workers for the jobs of the future,” “Queensland has a strong trading relationship with South Korea and deep cultural relations and international education and training is a key way to do this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 18, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This mission will lead to even stronger working relationships between South Korea and Queensland and even greater respect between education providers in both economies,” “Ultimately it will lead to better training opportunities for thousands of young Koreans of many years and it’s exciting Queensland can play a role in this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 18, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “This monsoon and flooding has caused unprecedented damage in the region and is still flowing through our river catchments causing further disruptions and damage across the state,” “We know that that following a disaster one of the most effective ways to help the community recover is to ensure local small businesses survive and thrive” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “I have seen firsthand some of the effects this event has had and while some owners have made amazing progress in their clean-up and recovery plans, bouncing back from this event will take months” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We know that people living in these communities have been badly impacted by this one in 100 year weather event – particularly those who have had to leave their homes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “These awards celebrate and acknowledge the hard work of Queensland’s top training achievers,” “Making sure that Queenslanders have the training and skills they need to get a job and build a career is vital to Queensland’s growing economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 7, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “I encourage eligible apprentices, trainees, VET students, teachers and trainers, employers, training providers and community-based organisations to take part,” “Recognising both organisational and individual efforts, the awards help broaden career opportunities and promote organisations as an employer or training provider of choice” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 7, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and we know that following a disaster, ensuring the local small businesses recover as soon as possible is vital for the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We are working closely with councils and local Chambers of Commerce as we roll out this assistance and the Emergency Hardship Assistance grants which have already helped more than 7,800 Central Queenslanders hardest hit by the fires,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “People in Mackay, Gladstone, Livingstone, Bundaberg and Rockhampton local government areas hard-hit by bushfires still have time left to apply for these grants which will begin closing from tomorrow,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We’re starting to see the need and demand for these grants decline as affected communities start to focus on their longer-term recovery,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “We still have around 90 dedicated Ready Reserves working in bushfire-affected areas to help local residents to get back on their feet,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Currently 57 per cent of Queensland is impacted by drought, and we want to ensure we can support our farmers by providing training opportunities to improve their farming operations and increase opportunities for off-farm income,” “The programs are a key initiative to help our rural communities diversify and build employability skills during this time” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 7, 2018 8:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Strategy ) : “The Rural Support Training Programs are an initiative of the Palaszczuk Government’s Regional Skills Adjustment Strategy and we are working closely with TAFE Queensland to offer genuine support to rural Queensland in a time of need,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 7, 2018 8:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “The disaster assistance includes concessional loans of up to $250,000 and essential working capital loans of up to $100,000 for small businesses in the three regional council areas of Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and we know that following a disaster ensuring local small businesses recover as soon as possible is vital for the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : “Understandably it’s a very stressful time for them and we're going to support them with whatever they need over the coming days,” External link

9news Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "To hear that some perpetrators use Valentine's Day as a way of intimidating women, despite no-contact orders being in place, is disturbing and reveals the lengths some perpetrators will go to," "Tackling domestic and family violence remains our highest priority" External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Our door is always open when it comes to looking at ways we can keep women and children safe, however, we won't take action without first consulting with our community, police and legal stakeholders, and our hardworking DV support services, to ensure we have the best and most effective measures in place in Queensland," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "To hear that some perpetrators use Valentine's Day as a way of intimidating women, despite no-contact orders being in place, is disturbing and reveals the lengths some perpetrators will go to," "Tackling domestic and family violence remains our highest priority" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Our door is always open when it comes to looking at ways we can keep women and children safe, however, we won't take action without first consulting with our community, police and legal stakeholders, and our hardworking DV support services, to ensure we have the best and most effective measures in place in Queensland," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "What this data tells us is the department is delivering more timely responses to child safety cases - we are beginning to turn the corner on these performance measures despite being busier than ever," External link

smh Monday, January 23, 2017 7:10:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "What this data tells us is the department is delivering more timely responses to child safety cases - we are beginning to turn the corner on these performance measures despite being busier than ever," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 23, 2017 6:24:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The report clearly shows serious flaws in management and supervision at the local child safety service centre and errors of judgement by individual staff," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is another great example of the fantastic work they are doing in the community and I'm 100 per cent behind them," External link

smh Saturday, December 10, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is another great example of the fantastic work they are doing in the community and I'm 100 per cent behind them," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 10, 2016 4:11:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I know their donations will go a long way to making a brighter and happier Christmas for our children and young people who live in care," "I know this generous act will be appreciated not only by our children and young people, but by their families, foster carers and loved ones" External link

smh Monday, December 5, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I know their donations will go a long way to making a brighter and happier Christmas for our children and young people who live in care," "I know this generous act will be appreciated not only by our children and young people, but by their families, foster carers and loved ones" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 5, 2016 9:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is a zero tolerance measure that puts the safety of children first and foremost," External link

smh Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "If the information suggests that there is ice use, and the children are unsafe, we will remove the children," External link

9news Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is a zero tolerance measure that puts the safety of children first and foremost," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:45:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Ice is cheap to manufacture, easy to buy and sadly all too readily available, particularly among disadvantaged socio-economic groups," "It presents a real challenge to police, health workers and to our child safety officers when it comes to making an assessment about whether or not parents are up to the job of looking after their children" External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman told : "I had nothing on my desk before Tuesday from this report," External link

9news Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:36:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are still failing to keep up with demand," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "She said good luck, you're doing a good job and we want to get the bottom of this; Queenslanders want answers," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This report highlights that there were serious errors of judgment and legislation policy and practice was not followed," "The allegations against those three staff are serious enough for them to be stood down immediately" External link

9news Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are still failing to keep up with demand," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "She said good luck, you're doing a good job and we want to get the bottom of this; Queenslanders want answers," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This report highlights that there were serious errors of judgment and legislation policy and practice was not followed," "The allegations against those three staff are serious enough for them to be stood down immediately" External link

9news Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:21:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It found staff may have breached legislation, standards, codes and procedures in this case and consequently, 12 Child Safety workers have been referred to the Department's Ethical Standards branch," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 23, 2016 4:48:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It found staff may have breached legislation, standards, codes and procedures in this case and consequently, 12 Child Safety workers have been referred to the Department's Ethical Standards branch," External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said ( about Queensland Council ) : "We are leading the way in Queensland," "We absolutely believe this is a workplace issue" External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We need to break the culture of domestic and violence and that means shifting the attitudes and behaviours that underpin the cycle of violence - and we need to do that at work," External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is not good enough anymore for workplaces to say this is an issue that happens at home," External link

9news Monday, November 14, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Discriminatory barriers that prevent LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex) from being able to adopt a child have no place in our community or in our laws," External link

mid-day Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:51:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The removal of these provisions will further honour the apology given by Parliament to Queenslanders who were affected by past forced adoption practices," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:47:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "In Queensland the number of reported sexual assault victims rose for the fourth consecutive year to 4199 victims in 2015," "Shockingly, four in every five reported victims of sexual assault are female" External link

9news Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:26:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that the long-term impacts of domestic and family violence on children is huge and we do need to be more focused on how we can better protect women and children," External link

9news Friday, October 28, 2016 1:39:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that the long-term impacts of domestic and family violence on children is huge and we do need to be more focused on how we can better protect women and children," External link

9news Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:59:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The data shows the families staff are working with have increasingly complex needs," "Nearly three-quarters of families in contact with the child protection system have multiple risk factors, including mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, criminal justice history or had parents who were in the system" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We're keen to hear the community's views about how the legislation underpinning Queensland's child and family support system can keep children and young people safe, protected and empower them to reach their full potential," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I'm confident that over the months ahead we will see a further increase in performance and more investigations commenced on time," External link

9news Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:25:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This is about reaching out earlier to help vulnerable Queenslanders to give them the skills they need to become productive and happy members of our community and our economy," External link

9news Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have increased penalties for breaches of domestic violence orders, introduced Queensland's first ever dedicated domestic and family violence magistrates court at Southport and this year have a record almost $200 million budget to tackle domestic and family violence," External link

smh Friday, October 7, 2016 9:44:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We have increased penalties for breaches of domestic violence orders, introduced Queensland's first ever dedicated domestic and family violence magistrates court at Southport and this year have a record almost $200 million budget to tackle domestic and family violence," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 7, 2016 9:17:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "There have been significant moves towards gender equality in Queensland but we still have such a long way to go before gender equality truly exists," "We know increasing women's representation in leadership needs to happen – and it needs to happen now" External link

smh Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "At the moment it only means that they have not been charged or are guilty of offences so … we need to look at what other information do we need to rely on for working-with-children checks and what other information are we relying on to approve our foster carers," "And how can we better share that information between agencies so that we've got all of the pieces of the puzzle before we make assessments of people who are working with vulnerable children" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "At the moment it only means that they have not been charged or are guilty of offences so … we need to look at what other information do we need to rely on for working-with-children checks and what other information are we relying on to approve our foster carers," "And how can we better share that information between agencies so that we've got all of the pieces of the puzzle before we make assessments of people who are working with vulnerable children" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 2:00:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I've already said I'm happy to look at more unannounced visits, whether it be from community visitors or our child safety officers," "There are already circumstances where unannounced visits happen" External link

9news Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "If proven, (they) are the ultimate betrayal of trust," External link

smh Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:23:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "If proven, (they) are the ultimate betrayal of trust," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "This was the first time concerns had been raised about the Thorburns," "Their family day care approval was immediately revoked and their foster care approval was immediately suspended" External link

9news Wednesday, September 21, 2016 7:55:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We are seeing more women reporting domestic violence offences, more DVOs and more DVO breach offences in Queensland," External link

smh Monday, September 19, 2016 6:23:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Government is working with ASF on its integrated resort development … of course there are strict probity requirements about any new casino so there will be extensive community consultation," External link

abc-au Sunday, September 4, 2016 9:33:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "The Government is working with ASF on its integrated resort development … of course there are strict probity requirements about any new casino so there will be extensive community consultation," External link

abc-au Sunday, September 4, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "No. There will be absolutely be continued engagement with the community on the integrated resort" External link

smh Sunday, September 4, 2016 9:20:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "No. There will be absolutely be continued engagement with the community on the integrated resort" External link

9news Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:53:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "It is a shame that we've had to start from such a low base after the LNP walked away from a target for women on government boards and bodies, the number of women on those bodies fell from 43 per cent to 30.1 per cent," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "Regardless of when this happened, let's be thankful it's finally happened," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says : "Can the Minister advise what percentage of 5 day notifications were not commenced in the required timeframe for the year ending June 30 2016, and if not when will she release the data?" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman says ( about Lady ) : "Can the Minister explain why Mason Lee was discharged from Lady Cilento Hospital without child safety officers having first attended to his safety?" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:30:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman added : “We are no longer requiring police to write down the reasons for the PPN (police protection notices), they just have to understand that domestic violence has been committed, communicate that to the perpetrator, and believe there is a need for immediate protection,” External link

ibtimes-au Monday, August 15, 2016 11:41:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that we've got to do better, so we're going to continue to push for better support for Indigenous children and their families," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "We know that we've got to do better, so we're going to continue to push for better support for Indigenous children and their families," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 4, 2016 5:46:00 AM EAT

Shannon Fentiman said : "I would invite the member to compare my diaries - my published diaries - to the former child safety minister to see how committed I am to this role," External link

9news Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:46:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister91.88%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
government minister0.62%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
mp1.25%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
minister for women3.12%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
child services minister1.88%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
youth minister0.62%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
women and youth minister0.62%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Shannon FentimanEN100.00%


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