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Personal Property Securities Bill 2009
Following initiation by the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG), the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to proceed with the reform of Australian personal property securities law. An intergovernmental agreement has been signed to this effect by all Australian jurisdictions. Under the intergovernmental agreement, states and territories have agreed to refer power to the Com

Qld Government endorsement of Australian Employment Covenant
Indigenous people are the most disadvantaged group in Australia. Through the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) all states and territories have committed to implement strategies aimed at halving the employment gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a decade. The private sector made its own commitment to support closing the indigenous employment gap by announcing the A

Implementation Plan 2009-13 and Impact Evaluation Report on Homelessness report
The Australian Government’s White Paper: The Road Home: A National Approach to Reducing Homelessness sets an ambitious agenda to halve overall homelessness and offer accommodation to all rough sleepers who need it by 2020. As agreed at the November 2008 Council of Australian Governments meeting, the Australian Government will contribute $99.39 million over four years from 2009–10 to reduce homele

Credit (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2009
Under the Uniform Credit Laws Agreement 1993, the Governments of each state and territory agreed to establish and implement a uniform scheme regulating the provision of consumer credit. On 1 November 1996, the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (Credit Code), an appendix to the Consumer Credit (Queensland) Act 1994, commenced operation throughout Australia. Queensland holds the template legislation f

National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care
In December 2007, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a partnership between the Australian Government and States and Territories to pursue substantial reform in early childhood development, including reforms to the early childhood education and care quality system. COAG endorsed Australia’s first comprehensive set of aspirations, outcomes, progress measures and future early chil

Radiation Safety Amendment Bill 2009
In December 2002, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a national review of the regulation, reporting and security surrounding the storage, sale and handling of hazardous materials. The review was initiated to assist counter-terrorism efforts by limiting opportunities for, and enhancing detection of, the illegal/unauthorised use of hazardous materials, including ammonium nitrat

Regulatory Assessment System
The Queensland Government has significant commitments under the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Partnership Agreement to Deliver a Seamless National Economy, and at the state level to reform Queensland’s regulatory development processes and arrangements. The Queensland Office for Regulatory Efficiency has developed the Regulatory Assessment Statement (RAS) system to satisfy t

Qld Implementation Plan Protecting Australias Children
On 30 April 2009, the Council of Australian Governments endorsed “Protecting Children is Everyone’s Business: National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009–2020” (the national framework). The aim of the national framework is to achieve the high-level outcome that Australia’s children and young people are safe and well with the target of a substantial and sustained reduction in chil

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amd Bill 2010
The Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) provides for administrative and consequential amendments to Queensland legislation to support the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professions (the National Scheme). The Bill is the third and final piece of the National Law for the National Scheme and i

Qld Govt policy position re Outstations
The Queensland Government has committed to the national Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Indigenous Reform Agreement to close the gap between the life outcomes and opportunities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their non-Indigenous counterparts, particularly in relation to life expectancy, under five years child mortality, access to early childhood

Occupational Licensing National Law Bill 2010
The Occupational Licensing National Law (Queensland) Bill 2010 (the Bill) applies the schedule to the Occupational National Licensing Law (Victoria) 2010 which was hosted and passed by the Victoria Parliament. The Bill provides for the following matters - To apply as a law of Queensland the Occupational Licensing National Law (the Law); The Law provides for a national licensing system and is the

Proposed NLS
On 3 July 2008, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to develop a National Occupational Licensing System (NOLS) as part of the Seamless National Economy regulatory reform agenda. The NOLS is being implemented through cooperative national legislation, whereby each State and Territory will pass legislation applying or mirroring the Occupational Licensing National Law (National Law).

Vocational Education and Training (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2012
In December 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to national reforms to the regulation of vocational education and training (VET) including the establishment of a national regulator. Participating State Parliaments are required to refer their legislative power to regulate VET to give the regulator effective national coverage. On 1 July 2011, the national regulator, the Austra

National Disability Strategy 2010-20 Report to COAG 2012
The National Disability Strategy (NDS) sets out a 10-year vision for an inclusive Australian society that enables people with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. The strategy provides a unified, national approach to improving the lives of people with disability, their families and carers. It also aims to lead a change in attitudes in Australian communities to help achieve the i

National Legal Professional Regulation
Cabinet considered a submission from the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice in relation to Queensland’s participation in the scheme for the regulation of the legal profession developed for the Council of Australian Governments. Cabinet approved that Queensland not participate in the scheme. Cabinet approved that the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice inform stakeholders of the Gover

Succession to the Crown Bill 2013
In October 2011 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Perth, leaders of the Realms agreed to changes to the rules for Royal Succession. In July 2012, the Australian, States and Territories Governments, through Council of Australian Governments, agreed to support three reforms to the rules on royal succession proposed by the United Kingdom’s Government: To allow for succession regardle

IGA Framework for agricultural and veterinary chemicals
An Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA), which was signed by Agriculture/Primary Industries Ministers for each jurisdiction in 1995, provides the current basis for the operation of the National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals. In 2010, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) approved A National Policy Framework for the Assessment, Registration and Control of Use o

Queensland implementation of Council of Australian Governments commitment on bail and parole
Recent terrorism incidents in Australia included the Brighton Siege in June 2017 and the Lindt Café siege in December 2014. On 9 June 2017, First Ministers agreed at a Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting that they ‘will ensure there will be a presumption that neither bail nor parole will be granted to those persons who have demonstrated support for, or have links to, terrorist activit