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    Green Army
    Cabinet – April 2009 Queensland Government endorsement of the Green Army implementation Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development The global financial crisis has resulted in a rapid deterioration in world growth. The consequence of slowed economic growth in Queensland is a predicted rise in unemployment in 2009-10 to well over 6%. To increase job creation efforts targe

    Jobs First Delivering Jobs for Queensland
    In recognition of the impact of the global financial crisis on economic growth and employment in Queensland, the Queensland Government committed to the creation of 100,000 new jobs by March 2012. In recognising that meeting this commitment would require a joint effort by government, industry, organisations and individuals, a four point plan was developed to outline key activity by government to s

    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

    Qld Govt endorsement of AEC
    Cabinet – February 2009 Queensland Government endorsement of the Australian Employment Covenant Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development 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 Indi

    CMC Public Duty Private Interests
    On 18 December 2008, the Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) issued a report on issues in pre-separation conduct and post-separation employment for the Queensland public sector. The CMC made five recommendations to amend elements of the existing policy and legislative framework so as to improve accountability in relation to pre-separation conduct and post-separation employment of public offici

    Indemnities and Legal Assistance
    The Guideline for the Grant of Indemnities and Legal Assistance to State Employees (the Guideline) states the principles and practices for determining the grant of legal assistance and/or indemnities to State of Queensland employees in relation to civil proceedings, inquiries and investigations. The Guideline provides the general principles for when indemnities will be granted and sets an applica

    New Arrangements for Asset Management of Government Employee Housing
    The Queensland Government owns approximately 4,400 residential dwellings for use by Government employees to support the delivery of government services throughout the State. These assets have a total capital value of approximately $850 million and are primarily located in regional and remote locations around the State with approximately 460 residences located in Indigenous communities. Under th

    Education and Training Legislation (Skills Queensland) Amendment Bill 2010
    The Education and Training Legislation (Skills Queensland) Amendment Bill 2010 amends the Vocational Education, Training and Employment Act 2000 to establish an industry led skills commission in Queensland, to be called Skills Queensland. The establishment of Skills Queensland marks a new approach to ensuring that Queensland’s skills system meets the needs of a growing and diversifying Queensland

    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

    Skilled Migration Program
    The Australian Government announced changes to the nature of state and territory involvement in skilled migration. In particular, it imposed a new requirement for State Migration Plans, impacting on Queensland’s participation in the program. The Queensland Government has participated in the Australian Government’s skilled migration program in some capacity since 2004. Queensland participation

    Learning Earning Active Places strategy
    Around 78 percent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland live in cities and towns. ‘LEAP: Learning Earning Active Places—a strategy for improving access to education, employment, health and housing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders in urban and regional areas’ has been developed as part of the Government’s commitment to close the g

    endorsement of guide for granting of indemnity or legal assistance
    The Guideline for the Grant of Indemnities and Legal Assistance to State Employees (Employees’ Guideline), the Guideline for the Grant of Indemnities and Legal Assistance to Ministers and Assistant Ministers (Ministers’ Guideline) and the Guideline for the Grant of Indemnities and Legal Assistance to Queensland Judicial Officers (Judicial Officers’ Guideline) state the principles and practices for

    Progress Report - additional apprenticeships
    The Government committed to “provide up to $86 million for 10,000 additional apprenticeships over six years to meet the looming skills shortage from 2012-13”. This commitment was announced as part of the pledge to revamp Queensland’s skills and training, and significantly boost apprenticeship opportunities for Queenslanders. The funding commitment for this strategy is $8 million to be made availa

    Strategy Update - additional apprenticeships over six years from 2012-13 to 2017-18
    The Government committed to provide up to $86 million for 10,000 additional apprenticeships over six years to meet the looming skills shortage from 2012-13. This commitment was announced as part of the promise to revamp Queensland’s skills and training sector, and significantly boost apprenticeship opportunities for Queenslanders. Cabinet noted the progress against the 10,000 additional apprenti

    Establishment of the Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme
    From 1897, previous governments controlled the lives, earnings and savings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders under a range of ‘Protection Acts’. This included the underpayment of wages and mismanagement of savings accounts. The Queensland Government established a fund of $21 million to provide reparation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people whose wages and savings w

    Implementing Working Queensland
    Enabling the creation of jobs and lowering unemployment is a core Government priority. Accordingly, all government departments and agencies will be required to contribute to this commitment. Any job strategies will need to be planned and delivered in a cohesive, well sequenced manner with a solid and interconnecting policy logic. Significant initiatives have been identified under the Working Queen

    Payroll Tax Rebate Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Payroll Tax Rebate, Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 gives effect to a 2015 election commitment by the Government, funded for three years, in relation to a payroll tax rebate on the wages of apprentices and trainees (the Rebate). The Bill also proposed to amend the following: Payroll Tax Act 1971 – to give effect to the Rebate by extending the application of existing provis

    Appointment Industry and Manufacturing Advisory Group
    The government committed to the establishment of a voluntary Industry and Manufacturing Advisory Group (IMAG), as outlined in the Working Queensland: Labor’s jobs plan. The IMAG would provide high-level industry advice on strategic matters in relation to building and promoting industry and manufacturing in Queensland to help drive economic, regional and employment growth throughout the state. T

    Draft State Infrastructure Plan
    The Government committed to deliver a State Infrastructure Plan to support the long-term prosperity, liveability and sustainability of Queensland. Investment in infrastructure underpins economic growth, supports jobs, and creates a lasting legacy for Queenslanders. The draft State Infrastructure Plan sets out a clear vision for how to grow Queensland, the infrastructure required to deliver that gr

    Jobs Queensland Bill 2015
    Working Queensland sets out the Queensland Government’s plan for creating jobs and lowering unemployment in order to lead Queensland to future prosperity. It also includes the commitment to establish Jobs Queensland as an independent statutory entity providing strategic industry advice to Government on skills demand and long-term workforce planning, with a focus on making the Queensland vocationa

    Appointment to Jobs Queensland
    The Jobs Queensland Act 2015 established Jobs Queensland as an independent statutory entity with key functions to give advice to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills about: the skills it anticipates will be needed for particular industries and regional areas; future workforce development and planning; and the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Qu

    Draft strategy - Advancing Tourism 2016-20 Growing jobs for Queenslanders
    Over the past 12 months, the Queensland tourism industry has experienced unprecedented growth. To capitalise on this growth, Queensland requires a modern, focused and agile tourism strategy that will increase jobs, overnight visitor expenditure and visitor numbers by: capitalising on the Asia opportunity growing quality products, events and experiences building a skilled workforce and business cap

    Advancing Tourism 2016-20 - Growing Queensland Jobs
    In the year ending June 2016, the Queensland tourism industry has experienced very strong growth, with international visitors spending a record $5.1 billion in Queensland. During this period, China continued to be Queensland’s largest international tourism market with 468,000 Chinese travellers visiting the state, which was an increase of 30.5% over the previous year. These historic figures repres

    Moving Ahead - strategic approach to increasing participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland economy 2016–2022
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders continue to experience disadvantage in accessing the labour market, and are overrepresented in unemployment statistics. Moving Ahead is the Queensland Government’s new economic participation strategy, and aims to ensure Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people have equitable access to the benefits of Queensland’s economy. Moving Ahead

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    12 May, 2016

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