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    Electoral Amendment Bill 2008
    In April 2008, the Premier announced that the Queensland Government would make the following amendments to the Electoral Act 1992: reduce the electoral donation disclosure threshold from the current $1,500 to $1,000; increase public scrutiny of donations by reducing disclosure timeframes for donations from 12 months to six months; tie election funding to reported and verified electoral expendit

    Electoral Reform and Accountability Bill 2011
    The Electoral Reform and Accountability Bill 2011 proposes reforms to Queensland’s electoral system to increase the transparency of relationships between political parties, candidates and donors. The Bill builds on the integrity and accountability reforms introduced by the State Government. The Government committed in 2009 to introduce a cap on political donations if the Commonwealth Government

    Response to Private Members Bill Electoral Reform Bill
    The Member for Beaudesert, Aidan McLindon MP, introduced the Electoral Reform Bill 2010 as a Private Member’s Bill in November 2010. The Explanatory Notes to the Bill state that the objective of the Bill is to amend the Electoral Act 1992 to: introduce a compulsory preferential method of voting; introduce a voluntary voting system; prohibit the distribution of how-to-vote cards; and prohibit the

    Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    As part of the Queensland Government’s 100 day action plan, the Government committed to ‘commence drafting legislative amendments to install the Independent Public Advocate as a statutory authority’, within the first 30 days. The Public Advocate is established under the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 as an integral part of Queensland’s guardianship system, which protects and promotes th

    Reappointment to Local Government Change Commission
    The Local Government Act 2009 provides for the Local Government Change Commission to assess proposed local government changes including changes to a local government’s area, name or representation. The Commission is constituted by the Electoral Commissioner of Queensland or any combination of the Electoral Commissioner, deputy electoral commissioner or casual commissioner, as required and as nomi

    Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013
    The Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013 amends the Electoral Act 1992, which governs parliamentary elections in Queensland, to: remove the caps on political donations and electoral expenditure; introduce a new public electoral funding model, including a Policy Development Payment to registered political parties with an elected member; introduce monthly disclosure of political donations of $12 400

    Appointment Electoral Commissioner
    Section 20 of the Electoral Act 1992 provides that there is to be an Electoral Commissioner. The role of the Electoral Commissioner is to administer the electoral laws of Queensland, conduct free and democratic parliamentary and industrial elections and review local government boundaries. The Electoral Commissioner is also responsible for the management of the Electoral Commission of Queensland.

    Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 proposes amendments to the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 and the Queensland Reconstruction Authority Act 2011. To ensure local government elections are run to the same high standards of independence and efficiency as state and federal elections, the Bill amends the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 to ensure a local government

    Appointment to the Electoral Commission of Queensland
    Section 6 of the Electoral Act 1992 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Electoral Commission of Queensland and for the appointment of commissioners. When performing its functions under Part 3 of the Act, the Electoral Commission of Queensland is to be comprised of a chairperson, the Electoral Commissioner and one other commissioner and the Electoral Commission of Queensland is known a

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    12 May, 2016

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