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Brokering Balance
On 12 March 2008, the Premier announced that Ms Simone Webbe and Professor Patrick Weller AO had been appointed as the independent reviewers of government boards, as part of a suite of public sector reforms. According to the terms of reference, the aim of the review is to reduce bureaucracy and unnecessary red tape; improve the overall efficiency of government bodies; and maintain the integrity a

Implementation of Govt Response to Brokering Balance Public Interest Map for Govt Bodies
The Government Response to Brokering Balance: A Public Interest Map for Queensland Government Boards, Committees and Statutory Authorities approved that the Public Interest Map be the public sector governance model for improving the relevance, economy, efficiency, effectiveness and accountability for non-departmental Government bodies in Queensland. The Public Interest Map (PIM) policy consists of

Women on Boards - Progress and Future Directions
The Women on Boards strategy (the Strategy) establishes that where possible 50 per cent of new appointees to Queensland Government bodies should be women. The Strategy aims to increase the number of female new appointees to Government boards. Key components of the Strategy are: active recruitment of women with skills that match board requirements; increased Ministerial and Executive leadership;

Women on Boards Strategy - Stage 2
The Queensland Government has previously committed to increasing the numbers of women on Queensland Government boards, committees and councils. In 2006, the Government endorsed the Women on Boards Strategy, with the primary aim that, where possible, 50 per cent of new appointees to Queensland Government bodies should be women. There are compelling reasons for achieving greater gender diversity in

Appointment to the Qld Art Gallery Board of Trustees
Under section 19 of the Queensland Art Gallery Act 1987, the Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees functions are to include control, manage and maintain the Queensland Art Gallery; to minister to the needs of the community in the visual arts by displaying works of art, promoting artistic taste through the illustration of the history and development of the visual arts, providing educational or c

Three year assessment of all Government Bodies 2012
The Queensland Cabinet Handbook (the Cabinet handbook) requires Departments to assess all existing Government bodies every three years to ensure that they are operating effectively against their terms of reference or the functions for which they were established. The Cabinet handbook also requires Ministers to inform the Premier, in writing, that all bodies in their portfolio have been assessed an

Appointment of the Boards of ENERGEX Limited and Stanwell Corp Ltd
ENERGEX Limited and Stanwell Corporation Limited are Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. Directors resigned from the respective boards resulting in a number of vacancies. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointment of the following persons as Directors to the Board of ENERGEX Limit

Appointment of the Boards of Far North Qld Ports Corp Ltd and Gladstone Ports Corp Ltd
Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Limited and Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited are Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. Vacancies exist for the positions of Chair for each of these boards. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointment of the following persons for a term commen

Appt to the Board of the Building Construction Industry Training Fund
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (BCITF) was established as the Centre of Excellence for the building and construction industry in July 2007. The Centre of Excellence represents a partnership model between industry and government to address skills and workforce development needs within the industry. The BCITF now trades as Construction Skills Queensland with funds generated by

Appointment to the SEQ Water Grid Manager Board
The South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Grid Manager (WGM) is established under the South East Queensland Water (Restructuring) Act 2007. The SEQ WGM is a Government-owned statutory body responsible for managing the strategic operation of the SEQ Water Grid. Appointment terms of four board members expired on 30 June 2012. The Government has committed to merging the bulk water entities as part of its

Appointment of Chairpersons of GOCs
ENERGEX Limited, Ergon Energy Corporation Limited, Queensland Electricity Transmission Corporation Limited, CS Energy Limited and Stanwell Corporation Limited are Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. The chairs of the above Boards resigned. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointmen

Appt to the Valuers Registration Board of Qld
The Valuers Registration Board of Queensland was established in February 1966 under the Valuers Registration Act 1965 and continues under section 5 of the Valuers Registration Act 1992. The primary functions of the Board are: to protect the public by registering valuers of land and maintaining a roll of registered valuers; to authorise the investigation of complaints in relation to the conduct of

Remuneration Procedures for part-time chairs and members of Government bodies
Queensland Government bodies range in scale and character from advisory committees providing policy advice on discrete areas of government policy to governing boards overseeing multi-million dollar government trading enterprises. Where appropriate, remuneration for membership of government boards and committees is a way to acknowledge the contribution of community members of the boards and committ

Appointments to South Bank Corporation Board
South Bank Corporation is a statutory corporation established under the South Bank Corporation Act 1989 (the Act). Its principal function is to promote, facilitate, carry out and control development within the South Bank Corporation area, and includes providing for a diverse range of recreational, cultural and educational pursuits for visitors. The Act provides that the corporation must have a Bo

Women on Boards initiatives
Under one-third (31 per cent) of people serving on Queensland Government bodies are women. The introduction of a suite of Women on Boards initiatives to increase women’s representation on Queensland Government bodies and community and business sector boards will support gender equality in Queensland. The absence of initiatives to achieve gender equality significantly reduces the Queensland Governm

Appointments to South Bank Corporation
South Bank Corporation is a statutory corporation established under the South Bank Corporation Act 1989 (the Act). Its principal function is to promote, facilitate, carry out and control development with in the South Bank Corporation area, and includes providing for a diverse range of recreational, cultural and educational pursuits for visitors. The Act provides that the corporation must have a B

Appointments to Government Owned Corporations
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. There are currently two vacancies on each of the Port

Appointments to Queensland Competition Authority Board
The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) is an independent statutory authority consisting of members appointed by the Governor in Council. It is established under the Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 (QCA Act). As the State’s independent economic regulator, the QCA’s primary role is to ensure monopoly businesses operating in Queensland, particularly in the provision of key infrastruct

Appointment to Library Board of Queensland
The Library Board of Queensland is established under the Libraries Act 1988 (the Act). The Board has the functions conferred on it under section 20 of the Act. In summary, the Board’s functions are: to promote the advancement and effective operation and co-ordination of public libraries of all descriptions throughout the State; to encourage and facilitate the use of public libraries; to control

Appointments to Board of Architects of Queensland
The Board of Architects of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Architects Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered architects; protect the public interest by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered architects; ensure registered architects maintain appropriate technical and professional standards; investigate complaints against architects and ins

Appointments to Surveyors Board of Queensland
The Surveyors Board of Queensland is an independent statutory body whose purpose is to maintain public confidence in the surveying profession by ensuring surveys are carried out by registrants in a professional and competent way. The major functions of the Surveyors Board of Queensland include prescribing competency frameworks for surveyors; assessing applications for all categories of registratio

Appointments to Valuers Registration Board of Queensland
The Valuers Registration Board of Queensland (the Board) was established under the Valuers Registration Act 1965 and continues under section 5 of the Valuers Registration Act 1992. The Board’s main functions are to: protect the public through the registration of valuers; authorise the investigation of complaints about the conduct of registered valuers; take disciplinary action and commence proceed

Appointments to Government owned corporations and Qld Bulk Water Supply Authority
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (Seqwater)

Appointments to Government Owned Corporations and Cross River Rail Delivery Board
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Rail Board is responsible for overseein

Appointments to Energy Qld Limited Board and Qld Treasury Corporation Capital Markets Board
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) Capital M

Appointments to Boards of QIC Limited and Queensland Rail Transit Authority
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Rail Transit Authority (Queensland R

Queensland Register of Nominees to Government Bodies
The Queensland Register of Nominees to Government Bodies (QRON) was developed in 2005 as a platform for members of the public to register their interest in serving on a Queensland Government board. An enhanced website and database titled has been built to replace the existing QRON. The website provides the following improved functionality: enables departments to post details of current board vaca

Appointments to Government businesses
Government owned corporations (GOCs) boards are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (Seqwater) Board is responsible

Queensland Womens Strategy 2016-21 - Progress
The Queensland Women’s Strategy 2016-21 (QWS) outlines the Government’s vision for women and girls: The Queensland community respects women, embraces gender equality and promotes and protects the rights, interests and wellbeing of all women and girls. The strategy has four priority areas: participation and leadership; economic security; safety; and health and wellbeing. The QWS Community Implement

Appointment Board of Queensland College of Teachers
The Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) is a statutory body established by the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 (the Act). Chapter 10, part 1 of the Act outlines the functions of the QCT which include: granting registration or permission to teach; initial and ongoing eligibility requirements for registration and permission to teach; approving and monitoring preservice teacher e

Appointments Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered professional engineers; protect the public by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered professional engineers; ensure registered professional engineers maintain appropriate technical and professional standard

Tourism and Events Queensland Board Appointment
Tourism and Events Queensland is a statutory body established under the Tourism and Events Queensland Act 2012. Tourism and Events Queensland seeks to achieve economic and social benefits for the state through marketing and promoting tourism in Queensland, tourism experience and destination development and securing major events to be held in Queensland. Tourism and Events Queensland works in partn

Appointments Gladstone Area Water and Mount Isa Water Boards
The Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) and the Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) are category 1 water authorities established under the Water Act 2000 (the Water Act). The Water Act states that a water authority must have a board of directors. The board is responsible for the way in which the water authority performs its functions and exercises its powers. The enabling legislation requires the water aut

Appointments Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority
The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, and for ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The membership o

Appointments Board of Architects of Queensland
The Board of Architects of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Architects Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered architects; protect the public interest by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered architects; ensure registered architects maintain appropriate technical and professional standards; investigate complaints against architects; and t

Appointment Board of the Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (Qld) Ltd
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (QLD) Ltd (BCITF) has been established as the skills centre of excellence for the building and construction industry and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, with sole membership being the State of Queensland, through the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. The skills centre o

Appointments TAFE Queensland Board
The TAFE Queensland (TAFEQ) Board is established as the governing body of TAFEQ under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (the Act). Sections 12 and 14 of the Act provide that the TAFEQ Board consists of the following persons appointed by the Governor in Council: one nominee of the Minister; at least six but no more than eight persons who are eligible for appointment as a member under section 14 of the A

Appointment Queensland Reconstruction Board
The Queensland Reconstruction Board is established under the Queensland Reconstruction Authority Act 2011 (QRA Act). The functions of the Queensland Reconstruction Board under the QRA Act are to: set the strategic priorities for the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA); make recommendations to the Minister about: priorities for community infrastructure, other property and community services

Appointments Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland
The Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland (the Board) is a statutory authority established under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1936 (the Act) to oversee the system of registration and supervision of veterinary surgeons, and the approval of veterinary premises in Queensland. The Act provides that the Board consists of six members appointed by the Governor in Council. All members other than the chai

Appointment Legal Aid Board
Section 48 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997 (the Act) establishes the Legal Aid Board (the Board). The functions of the Board, under the Act, are to responsibly manage Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) and to ensure that LAQ achieves its objects under the Act. Under section 49 of the Act, the Board consists of five persons (including one as the Board Chairperson) appointed by the Governor in Council

Appointments to the Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority
The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, and for ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The Board has a r

State Library Board Appointments
The Library Board of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Libraries Act 1988 (the Act). Under section 20 of the Act the Board’s functions are: to promote the advancement and effective operation and coordination of public libraries of all descriptions throughout the State; to encourage and facilitate the use of public libraries; to control, maintain and manage the State library; to con

Wet Tropics Management Authority Board Appointments
The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area is managed under the Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993 (the Queensland Act) and the Commonwealth Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area Conservation Act 1994 (the Commonwealth Act). These Acts implement Australia’s international duty for the protection, conservation, presentation, rehabilitation and transmission t

Appointments Parole Board Queensland
Parole Board Queensland (the Board) is an independent statutory body that makes decisions about a prisoner’s release into the community under supervision. The Board decides prisoners’ applications for release into the community on parole, and amends, suspends or cancels parole orders for prisoners who have been released to parole. The highest priority in making parole decisions is the safety of th

Appointments to Gladstone Area and Mount Isa Water Boards
The Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) and the Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) are category 1 water authorities established under the Water Act 2000 (the Water Act). The Water Act states that a water authority must have a board of directors. The board is responsible for the way in which the water authority performs its functions and exercises its powers. The enabling legislation requires the water aut

Appointment Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) established the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) and Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board (the Board). Section 43 of the Act provides that the Board controls the GCWA. The GCWA is responsible for delivering the best possible management of Gold Coast waterways and for the implementation of the Spit Master Plan through the development and de

Appointments to various Hospital and Health Boards
Across Queensland, each of the 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) are the principal providers of public sector health services within their region. Under section 22 of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (Act), each HHS is independently and locally controlled by a Hospital and Health Board (HHB). HHBs are accountable for the performance of their respective HHS and for establishing and ma

Public Trustee (Advisory and Monitoring Board) Amendment Bill 2021
In March 2021, the Public Advocate’s report, Preserving the financial futures of vulnerable Queenslanders: A Review of the Public Trustee’s fees, charges and practices (the Report), was tabled in the Legislative Assembly, together with the Government Response to the Report. In response to recommendation 30 of that Report, Government committed to establishing an advisory and monitoring board to pro

Appointment to Stadiums Queensland Board
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate, and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The S

Appointments to Board of Tourism and Events Queensland
Tourism and Events Queensland is established under the Tourism and Events Queensland Act 2012 (the Act) as a statutory body and seeks to achieve economic and social benefits for the state through: marketing and promoting tourism in Queensland; tourism experience and destination development; and securing major events to be held in Queensland. The Board of Tourism and Events Queensland (the Board) i

Appointment of chairperson and directors to Stadiums Queensland Board
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate, and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The S

Appointments Board of Directors of Wet Tropics Management Authority
The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area is managed under the Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993 (the Act) and the Commonwealth Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area Conservation Act 1994 (the Commonwealth Act). These Acts implement Australia’s international duty for the protection, conservation, presentation, rehabilitation and transmission to future ge

Appointment of one member to the Appeal Cost Board
Section 6 of the Appeal Costs Fund Act 1973 (the Act) establishes the Appeal Costs Board (the Board). The role of the Board is to administer the Appeal Costs Fund (the Fund). The purpose of the Fund is to assist in the payment of costs incurred by litigants through no fault of their own in certain circumstances, such as when decisions are upset on appeal or proceedings are rendered abortive. The

Appointment of four members to the Racing Queensland Board
Section 10 of the Racing Act 2002 (the Act) provides that the primary function of the Racing Queensland (RQ Board) is to be the control body in relation to each of its codes of racing, and to manage these codes of racing. In accordance with the Act, the RQ Board must perform its primary function in a way that is in the best interests of its codes collectively while having regard to the interests o

Appointment of a member to the Racing Queensland Board
Section 10 of the Racing Act 2002 (the Act) provides that the primary function of the Racing Queensland (RQ Board) is to be the control body in relation to each of its codes of racing, and to manage these codes of racing. In accordance with the Act, the RQ Board must perform its primary function in a way that is in the best interests of its codes collectively while having regard to the interests o

Appointment Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Board
The Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2005 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority (the Authority), which administers a scheme of portable long service leave benefits for eligible workers in the contract cleaning industry in Queensland. Section 16(1) of the Act provides that the Authority has a b

Appointment Non-State School Accreditation Board
Section 97 of the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (the Board). The functions of the Board are set out in section 100 of the Act and include: assessing applications for accreditation of non-state schools; accrediting schools complying with the accreditation criteria; assessing and monitorin

Appointment Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Board
The Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority (the Authority) is established under the Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2020 (the Act) to provide an equitable and efficient system of portable long service leave for individuals working in the community services industry. The Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Bo