A grain colour-sorting machine and a Lockyer Valley greenhouse are among the agriculture initiatives getting a government kickstart.
Water Minister Littleproud announces $129 million for state run supply projects, but concerns linger over project feasibility and design.
A politician who represents more than a quarter of Queensland's land mass has rejected Treasurer Jackie Trad's claim that Tuesday's budget is one for the regions.
Government reports are piling up as the five year inquiry under the Basin Plan's only formal, legislated review process sits on a shelf.
Bridget McKenzie will focus on industry collaboration to 'truth test' policy priorities such as trade, animal activists and social licence concerns.
Politicians face a test when they return to Canberra in July over outstanding promises for new farmer protection laws and delivery of concessional loans.
Deputy Premier Jackie Trad said the investment would promote mining and exploration in the north west.
Parkes MP Mark Coulton confirms rural health is in his Regional Services, Decentralisation, Local Government and Assistant Trade Minister portfolio.