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    Government response to Limitation of Actions and Other Legislation (Child Abuse Civil Proceedings) Amendment Bill 2016
    On 16 August 2016, the Limitation of Actions (Institutional Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (the Bill) was introduced into the Legislative Assembly by the Premier and Minister for the Arts. The Bill makes a number of amendments to: to retrospectively abolish limitation periods that would apply to claims for damages brought by a person where that claim is founded on th

    Report on review of the Blue Card System
    In Queensland, the blue card system is governed by the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (the Act) and complements other laws which aim to keep children safe. The blue card system is comprised of two elements: the ‘blue card’ or working with children check; and the requirement for organisations to develop and implement child and youth risk management strategies. The Qu

    Report on review of the Foster Care System
    In September 2016, the Premier and Minister for the Arts announced that an Expert Panel would work with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to conduct a review of the Blue Card and Foster Care Systems. The QFCC submitted the report, Keeping Queensland’s Children More Than Safe: Review of the Foster Care System (the Report). The Report concludes that the foster care system generall

    Education (Overseas Students) Bill 2017
    The Education (Overseas Student) Bill 2017: repeals the Education (Overseas Students) Act 1996 and provides for new legislation to regulate providers of courses to overseas students, which better aligns with Queensland’s responsibilities under the cooperative model of shared responsibility between the Australian and Queensland government; provides a new legislative framework for the regulation of

    Apelt Review of Child Safety Services - Strengthening capacity across Queensland’s Child Protection System
    In September 2016, the Premier and Minister for Arts announced that an Expert Panel would work with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to conduct a review of the Blue Card and Foster Care Systems. As part of this review, the Premier and Minister for the Arts announced that Ms Linda Apelt, former Director-General, Queensland Department of Communities, as a member of the Expert Panel

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    12 May, 2016

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