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Preamble to the Queensland Constitution
A preamble is a descriptive component of an Act of Parliament or other legislation, generally placed after the long title and before the enacting words and the substantive sections. It may explain the reason, purpose, object or scope of the Act and/or discuss facts or values which are relevant to the Act.
Queensland’s Constitution does not currently contain a preamble. A lengthy preamble was cont
Government Response to LJSC Report No 71
On 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 providing options for modernising the oaths and affirmations contained within the Constitution of Queensland 2001.
On 3 September 2009, the Law, Justice and Safety Committee tabled its report providing a recommendati
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
Proposed introduction of fixed four-year terms for the Legislative Assembly
On 9 November 2015, the Finance and Administration Committee tabled its report (No. 16) on the inquiry into the introduction of four year terms for the Queensland Parliament, including consideration of the Private Member’s Bills titled Constitution (Fixed Term Parliament) Amendment Bill 2015 and Constitution (Fixed Term Parliament) Referendum Bill 2015. The Committee recommended that the Private M
Amendments to Constitution of Queensland and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
On 25 February 2016, the Committee of the Legislative Assembly tabled its report on the Review of the Parliamentary Committee System.
On 19 April 2016, the Premier and Minister for the Arts tabled the Government response to the Report, accepting all recommendations and stating that the Government would introduce legislation into the Parliament to amend the Constitution of Queensland 2001 (the Co
Conduct of Executive Council Meetings
On 11 March 2020, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was characterised as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation.
The Queensland Government has undertaken extensive activities to prepare for the impact of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of all Queenslanders.
The ability for meetings of the Executive Council to be conducted by technological means has been identified as an