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    Brokering Balance
    Cabinet – April 2009 Government Response to Report: Brokering Balance: A Public Interest Map for Queensland Government Bodies - An Independent Review of Queensland Government Boards, Committees and Statutory Authorities. Premier and Minister for the Arts On 12 March 2008, the Premier announced that Ms Simone Webbe and Professor Patrick Weller AO had been appointed as the independent reviewers of

    Qld Government submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements
    On 5 June 2009, the Environment and Resources Committee issued its Issues Paper No. 1 entitled “Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements”. This paper provides background information about the committee and its inquiry into energy efficiency improvements. It also flags the issues that the committee would like people to comment on. Cabinet approved a whole of Government response to the Parliame

    Queensland Government Submission to the Economic Development Committee - July 2009
    August 2009 Queensland Government Submission to the Economic Development Committee Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development Cabinet approved the whole-of-government submission to the Queensland Parliament Economic Development Committee Issues Paper No. 1: Inquiry into identifying world’s best practice by governments to effectively stimulate employment opportunities in Qu

    Government Response to Review of the Organ and Tissue Donation Procedure Report
    The Review of the Organ and Tissue Donation Procedures Select Committee (Committee) of the Queensland Parliament was convened to investigate whether presumed consent should be introduced and whether there are other options that should be considered to improve organ and tissue donation rates in Queensland. The Report of the Committee was published on 28 October 2008. It does not support Queenslan

    Qld Govt Submission to Senate Inquiry into Suicide in Australia
    On 10 September 2009, the Senate requested that the Community Affairs References Committee to conduct an inquiry into matters relating to the impact of suicide on the Australian community, including high risk groups such as Indigenous youth and rural communities. The Premier of Queensland was invited by the Chair of the Senate Committee to provide a written submission addressing issues relevant to

    Senate FADTR Committee Inquiry - Torres Strait
    In 2009, the Senate made a referral to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee for an inquiry and report on the ‘administration and management of matters relating to Australia’s northern air, sea and land approaches in the region of the Torres Strait’ (the Inquiry). Information for the Inquiry was sought primarily from those agencies which are part of the Queensland Torres Strait

    Constitution (Preamble) Amendment Bill 2009
    On 4 December 2008 and 23 April 2009, the Parliament of Queensland referred to the Law, Justice and Safety Committee (formerly the Legal, Constitutional and Administrative Review Committee) the task of developing a text for a preamble to the Constitution of Queensland 2001. In drafting the text for a preamble to the Queensland Constitution, the Committee was directed to include both an aspiratio

    Queensland Government response to Parliamentary Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements
    On 25 February 2010, the Environment and Resources Committee (ERC) tabled a report in Parliament presenting the findings of its Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements. The ERC put forward 18 specific recommendations relating to the following themes: Reviewing program funding and enhancing program evaluation; Supporting low-income households; Balancing investment in energy efficiency and ren

    Growing Queenslands Renewable Energy Electricity Sector
    On 24 May 2010, the Environment and Resources Committee issued an issues paper entitled “Growing Queensland’s Renewable Energy Electricity Sector”. This paper provides background information about the committee and its inquiry into opportunities and challenges for the Queensland Government associated with increasing the proportion of electricity generated from renewable energy sources in Queensla

    Response to Economic Development Committee Report No. 2
    Cabinet – February 2010 Queensland Government Response to Economic Development Committee Report Number 2 Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development The Queensland Parliament Economic Development Committee (the Committee) tabled its Report Number 2: Inquiry into identifying world’s best practice by governments to effectively stimulate employment opportunities in Queensland

    Govt Submission Inquiry road safety benefits fixed speed cameras
    In March 2010 the Economic Development Committee (Committee) launched an inquiry into the road safety benefits of fixed speed cameras. The Committee released Issues Paper No. 2 – Inquiry into the road safety benefits of fixed speed cameras, to stimulate debate and to guide submissions to the Inquiry. Fixed speed cameras are a part of a key road safety program in Queensland and the Queensland gover

    Government Response to Report No. 5 of the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee
    On 2 September 2010, the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee tabled its Report No. 5 entitled Inquiry into an Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Performance Management Systems (PMS) audit mandate. The report details the Committee’s findings during its inquiry into the value and effectiveness of the Queensland Audit Office’s PMS audit mandate, and includes consideration of the findings o

    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

    Govt Response to Report No 109 of Integrity, Ethics and Parl Privileges Ctte
    On 2 September 2010, the Integrity, Ethics and Parliamentary Privileges Committee tabled Report No.109 titled Mid-Term Review: Registration of Interests. This Parliamentary Committee is responsible for examining the arrangements for the compiling, keeping and inspection of the Register of Members’ Interests and Register of Related Persons’ Interests. The Committee made seven recommendations to mai

    Govt Response to Scrutiny of Leg Report No 42
    19 August 2010, the Scrutiny of Legislation Committee tabled its Report No. 42 entitled Review of Part 7 of the Statutory Instruments Act. The report reviewed the practical operation of the expiry and periodic review requirements in part 7 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1992 and related matters, including administrative policies and practices, explanatory notes, regulatory impact analysis and

    Govt submission on review of fundamental legislative principles
    The Legislative Standards Act 1992 sets out the “fundamental legislative principles” (FLPs) relating to legislation that underlie a parliamentary democracy based on the rule of law. The Legislative Standards Act establishes the meaning of FLPs by requiring that legislation has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals and to the institution of Parliament, with a non-exhaustive

    Parliament of Qld Reform and Modernisation Amendment Bill 2011
    In August 2009, the Government released the Integrity and Accountability in Queensland discussion paper to promote public discussion on improving Queensland’s integrity and accountability framework. The consultation on the paper highlighted the importance of the Legislative Assembly possessing and maintaining a high standard of scrutiny over the legislative process. In response to this feedback

    govt Response to PAPWC report no 10
    Two Auditor General reports to Parliament in 2008 (Reports No. 1 and No. 9) covered the issue of annual reporting, and the former Public Accounts Committee had agreed to further investigate the issues identified in these reports. The Public Accounts and Public Works Committee (PAPWC) resolved to continue with this inquiry and released a discussion paper in November 2009 outlining details of the i

    Govt Submission to Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee review of CMC
    Under the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001, the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee (PCMC) is required to undertake a review of the Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) at a time near to the end of three years from the appointment of the PCMC members. The PCMC is required to table a report in Parliament about any further action that should be taken in relation to the Crime and Misconduct

    Government Response to the PAPWC Report No. 8 - Review of Auditor-General's Report January 2010 to December 2010
    As prescribed in the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001, one of the functions of the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee (PAPWC) is to consider the annual and other reports of the Auditor-General. On 23 March 2011, the PAPWC tabled in Parliament its Report No. 8 – Review of AuditorGeneral’s Reports – January 2010 to December 2010. Cabinet approved the Government’s response to the Public A

    Parl Services Amend Bill 2011 PAPWC rep no 7
    In August 2009, the Government released the Integrity and Accountability in Queensland discussion paper to promote public discussion on improving Queensland’s integrity and accountability framework. The consultation on the paper highlighted the importance of the Legislative Assembly possessing and maintaining a high standard of scrutiny over the legislative process. In response to this feedback

    Govt Response to report of review of Qld Parliamentary Committee System
    In August 2009, the Queensland Government released the discussion paper, Integrity and Accountability in Queensland. The discussion paper consultation highlighted the importance of the Parliament having a high standard of scrutiny over the legislative process. In response to this feedback, the Government committed to creating a bipartisan committee to review the role of parliamentary committees in

    Structure of the new parliamentary committees
    In August 2009, the Government released the Integrity and Accountability in Queensland discussion paper to promote public discussion on improving Queensland’s integrity and accountability framework. The consultation on the paper highlighted the importance of the Legislative Assembly possessing and maintaining a high standard of scrutiny over the legislative process. In response to this feedback, a

    Chicken Meat Industry Amendment Bill 2011
    The Chicken Meat Industry Amendment Bill 2011 deals with the future of the Chicken Meat Industry Committee (CMIC) which was examined as part of the Independent Review of Queensland Government Boards, Committees and Statutory Authorities in 2009. The government accepted the review recommendation to abolish the CMIC as a statutory body, but agreed that this would await the outcome of a review of th

    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

    Establishment of Cabinet Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
    There is a need for greater coherence and coordination of Indigenous issues across government. These issues are often complex and intractable in nature. A concerted effort is required to drive the Government’s Indigenous reform agenda and ensure delivery of improved and enduring outcomes for Indigenous Queenslanders. There is evidence to indicate that coherence and coordination of effort and i

    Appt of member to the Non-State School Eligibility for Govt Funding Committee
    The Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 provides for the establishment of two bodies, the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board and the Non-State Schools Eligibility for Government Funding Committee (the Committee). The Committee is established under section 133 of the Act. Under section 134 of the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 the Committee has the f

    Response HealthCommunity Committee report Palliative and community care
    The Legislative Assembly referred the palliative care services and home and community care inquiry to the Health and Community Services Committee on 7 June 2012. The Committee submitted its report to the Legislative Assembly on 17 May 2013. According to the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001, the Premier or the relevant Minister must table a response to the Legislative Assembly/Clerk within three

    Response on Body Corporate and Community Management Amendment Bill
    On 14 September 2012, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice introduced the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (the Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. Following introduction, the Bill was referred to the Queensland Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (the Committee) for its detailed examination. Cabinet noted the Commi

    Queensland Government Response to Agriculture Resources and Environment Committee Report No 13
    On 7 June 2012, the Legislative Assembly resolved that the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee investigate and report on methods to: reduce regulatory requirements impacting on agriculture and resource industries in Queensland; and to further promote economic development while balancing environmental protections. The Committee tabled Report No. 13, Inquiry into Queensland’s Agricult

    Response on Body Corporate and Community Management Amendment Bill
    On 14 September 2012, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice introduced the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (the Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. Following introduction, the Bill was referred to the Queensland Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (the Committee) for its detailed examination. Cabinet noted the Commi

    Response to retirement villages review
    On 29 November 2012, the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee tabled its Report No. 13 entitled ‘Review of the Retirement Villages Act 1999’. The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee made a total of 37 recommendations which covered a range of key issues affecting both residents and scheme operators at retirement villages. In accordance with section 107 of the Parliament o

    Response to Report No 90 Inquiry into the CMC release and destruction of Fitzgerald Inquiry documents
    The Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) has an important role in Queensland to combat major crime, investigate misconduct in the public sector and improve public sector integrity. Cabinet considered the recommendations of the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee Report No. 90, Inquiry into the Crime and Misconduct Commission’s release and destruction of Fitzgerald Inquiry documents (th

    Government response to the Inquiry to the Qld Building Services Authority
    On 30 November 2012, the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee tabled its Report No. 14 entitled ‘Inquiry into the Operation and Performance of the Queensland Building Services Authority’. The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee made a total of 41 recommendations which covered a range of key issues affecting home builders, building contractors and industry participants. I

    Chicken Meat Industry Committee Amendment Bill 2014
    The Chicken Meat Industry Committee is a statutory committee established under the Chicken Meat Industry Committee Act 1976. The Chicken Meat Industry Committee’s primary functions are to facilitate negotiations of agreements between chicken growers and processors, to facilitate mediation and arbitration of disputes (where required), to represent growers and processors and to provide information o

    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

    Response to Finance and Administration Committee Report No 41 - Inquiry into Auditor-General Report No 4 2012 – Managing Employee Unplanned Absence
    In 2012, the Auditor-General conducted an inquiry in managing employee unplanned absence in the Queensland Public Service. The consequent report, Auditor-General’s Report No. 4: 2012 – Managing Employee Unplanned Absence was tabled on 19 June 2012. The Finance and Administration Committee subsequently examined the Auditor-General’s report in further detail. The Committee’s Report No. 41 summaris

    Queensland Government Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Health
    On 25 June 2014, the Senate established the Select Committee on Health to inquire into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure and provide a final report to the Senate on 20 June 2016, with submissions invited by 19 September 2014. The establishment of the committee follows the 2014-15 Commonwealth budget, announced on 13 May 2014, which proposed a range of measures that reduce

    Govt Response to Committee Report No 59 Inquiry into Coastal Sea Freight
    In December 2014, the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee tabled Report No. 59, ‘Inquiry into Coastal Sea Freight’. The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee made 16 recommendations as practical strategies that aim to facilitate the development of a robust coastal shipping service along the Queensland coastline. The Report concluded a regular sea freight service along the

    Outcomes of the Tourism and Commonwealth Games Cabinet Committee
    In March 2015, the Tourism and Commonwealth Games Cabinet Committee (the TCGCC) was established with broad responsibilities for growing the visitor economy and the delivery of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The TCGCC meets quarterly. To date, meetings have been held in May and August 2015 and at its meetings, the TCGCC considered the following issues: the status of planning and

    Government response to Inquiry into fire fighting foam contamination
    Fire-fighting foam containing the chemicals perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) was used in fire-fighting and fire-fighting training from the 1970s to the early-mid 2000s. Use of the foams has occurred at sites such as civil airports, military air bases, large fuel storage terminals and refineries, and ports. A plume of groundwater contaminated with PFOS and PFOA, a

    Government response to Committee Report into Heavy Vehicle National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) is a national scheme legislation central to the national heavy vehicle reform agenda. The Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2016 makes necessary changes to: reform chain of responsibility obligations and executive officer liabilities to confirm that each responsible party has a primary duty of care to ensure the safety of their transport activ

    Response Agriculture and Environment Commmittee Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    On 17 March 2016, the Deputy Premier, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade and Investment introduced the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 into Parliament. The Bill was considered by the Agriculture and Environment Parliamentary Committee, which tabled its report on 30 June 2016. In its report, the committe

    Government response to Agriculture and Environment Committee Report No 29 Review of Drought Relief Assistance Scheme
    The Agriculture and Environment Committee has undertaken a review of the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme (DRAS) in accordance with its public accounts responsibilities under the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001. On 3 January 2017, the Committee tabled its report with five recommendations for the Government. The Committee recommended that the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries develop an upd

    Government response to Agriculture and Environment Committee Report No. 24 Hendra virus vaccine
    On 25 February 2016, the Legislative Assembly agreed to a motion that the Agriculture and Environment Committee inquire into and report on the Hendra virus (HeV) EquiVac® vaccine and its use by veterinary surgeons in Queensland. The Committee tabled its Report on 21 October 2016. The report made 11 recommendations for the Government to consider relating to Queensland’s sole laboratory with Hendra

    Government response to Committee Report No 31 Inquiry into performance of Health Ombudsman functions
    In June 2016 the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee (the Committee) resolved to conduct an inquiry into the performance of the Health Ombudsman’s functions pursuant to section 179 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013. The Committee tabled its report in December 2016. The Committee noted significant concerns that the Office of the Health Ombud

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    12 May, 2016

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