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    Manufactured_Homes_Residential_Parks_Amendment_Bill_2010
    This submission proposes the introduction of the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) which addresses issues identified during a review of the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003 (the Act). The Act provides for the positioning and occupancy of manufactured homes in residential parks. The main object of the Act is to regulate and promote fair trading

    Qld Govt policy position re Outstations
    The Queensland Government has committed to the national Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Indigenous Reform Agreement to close the gap between the life outcomes and opportunities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their non-Indigenous counterparts, particularly in relation to life expectancy, under five years child mortality, access to early childhood

    Consultation for the Qld Strategy for reducing Homelessness 2010-2020
    The development of a 10 year Queensland Strategy for Reducing Homelessness (the Strategy) will provide a Queensland vision for reducing homelessness and a framework for the development of homelessness community action plans. The Strategy will provide a platform to build on past and existing work, drive further reforms, ensure our investment is achieving effective outcomes, and improve our future p

    Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Amendment Bill 2011
    The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Amendment Bill 2011 implements the national uniform laws on residential tenancy databases adopted by the Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs. In particular, the amendments to the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 assist applicants for rental properties to understand the use of tenancy databases and to obtain a copy of

    Establishment of core principles to assess housing impacts
    The Queensland Government has put in place stronger social impact assessment for significant resource projects. The Coordinator-General now requires proponents with resource projects subject to Environmental Impact Assessment to conduct a Social Impact Assessment and to prepare a Social Impact Management Plan (SIMP). The Coordinator-General also routinely sets conditions where needed on social i

    Extension to the Cape York Welfare Reform Trail
    The Cape York Welfare Reform Trial (the Trial) commenced in July 2008 and aims to build stronger and more resilient communities; re-establish local Indigenous authority; enable children to achieve their full potential; support engagement in the real economy; and move individuals and families from welfare housing to home ownership. The Trial operates in Aurukun, Hope Vale, Coen and Mossman Gorge wi

    Oonoonba, Roma, Woolloongabba Dev Schemes
    The Urban Land Development Authority 2007 (ULDA Act) provides for particular parts of Queensland to be declared as Urban Development Areas (UDAs) and establishes the Urban Land Development Authority (ULDA) to plan, carry out, promote or coordinate and control the development of land in those areas. The three proposed UDAs of Oonoonba, Roma and Woolloongabba fall under the regional housing diversit

    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

    Queensland Strategy for Reducing Homelessness
    The Queensland Strategy for Reducing Homelessness sets out the Queensland Government’s vision and priorities for reducing homelessness and continued progress towards realignment, improvement and innovation in the service system to address homelessness. Homelessness in Queensland affects around 26,000 people on any given night. Young people aged 12 to 25 years old and Indigenous people are parti

    Sustainable Planning Amendment Bill 2011
    Amendments to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 will facilitate the introduction of an adopted infrastructure charging regime across Queensland. The introduction of an adopted infrastructure charging regime for a three year period, while further infrastructure charging reform is underway, is a key recommendation of the Infrastructure Charges Taskforce. The amendments to Sustainable Planning Act

    Inquiry into the use of fly-in, fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in regional Australia - Queensland Government submission
    The use of ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) and ‘drive-in, drive-out’ (DIDO) workforces associated with employment in the mining industry has recently attracted significant national attention. The Standing Committee on Regional Australia will inquire into and report on the use of FIFO/DIDO workforce practices in regional Australia (FIFO/DIDO Inquiry). The Standing Committee is seeking submissions on a br

    Housing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    Australian Housing Ministers (State, Territory and Commonwealth) are establishing a consistent regulatory environment to support the growth and development of the not-for-profit community housing sector. This will contribute to a stronger business and governance environment for not-for-profit entities to partner with Government and the private sector, including financiers. Key features of this Na

    Review of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act
    The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 regulates residential tenancies and rooming accommodation in Queensland. It applies to rented houses, flats, townhouses, caravans and rooming accommodation. The Act is being reviewed to ensure its provisions remain relevant and appropriate to the changing residential rental sector. The objectives of the review are to ensure that: t

    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

    Reappointment to the Brisbane Housing Company
    The Brisbane Housing Company Limited (BHCL) was established as a not-for-profit charitable company in 2002 under a partnership between the Queensland Government and the Brisbane City Council (the Council). BHCL is an independent public company limited by shares. BHCL has two types of shareholding, ordinary shares and community shares. The ordinary shareholders are the State, acting through the Dep

    Homelessness to Housing Strategy
    The Queensland Government Six Month Action Plan January–June 2013 commits to the preparation of a homelessness strategy by June 2013. The proposed Homelessness-to-Housing Strategy will expand or enhance homelessness initiatives and models known to be producing results, along with some new initiatives associated with service system reform. All recommended actions will strongly link to better hous

    Housing 2020
    Housing 2020: Delivering a flexible, efficient and responsive housing assistance system for Queensland’s future sets out Government’s vision of developing a stronger service delivery role for community housing providers, and providing Queensland low-income households in need with appropriate housing assistance, including opportunities to secure affordable housing in the private housing market. Thr

    Public Housing Rent Reforms
    Existing rent policy determines that rents in public housing are calculated at 25 percent of assessable income, with some exceptions, and are capped at a maximum of the market rent for the property. Assessable incomes currently include those that have a “housing component”. However, under this arrangement, there are more than one hundred allowances that are deemed non-assessable or have different

    Appointment to the Board of Brisbane Housing Company Ltd
    The Brisbane Housing Company Limited (BHCL) was established as a not-for-profit charitable company in 2002 under a partnership between the Queensland Government and the Brisbane City Council (the Council). BHCL is an independent public company limited by shares. BHCL has two types of shareholding, ordinary shares and community shares. The ordinary shareholders are the State, acting through the Dep

    Appointments to Residential Tenancies Authority
    The Residential Tenancies Authority’s Board of Directors (the Board) is established under Chapter 10, Part 3 of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008. The role of the Board is to ensure the Authority is performing its functions and exercises its powers in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The Board is required to include representatives of industry and consumer or

    Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2013
    The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (the Bill) amends the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRAA) to facilitate a smooth transfer of public housing tenancies to Community Housing Providers. The legislative amendments will enable a Community Housing Provider to capture Commonwealth Rent Assistance in the rent charged to

    Plumbing and Drainage and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Bill amends the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 and the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 to establish a dedicated plumbing industry regulatory body within the Queensland Building and Construction Commission. The regulatory body will be known as the Service Trades Council. The Housing Act 2003 is amended by the Bill to introduce a deeming provision to clarify that any dev

    Appointments to Board of Brisbane Housing Company Limited
    The Brisbane Housing Company (BHC) was established as a not-for-profit charitable company in 2002 under a partnership between the Queensland Government and the Brisbane City Council (the Council). BHC is an independent public company limited by shares. BHC has two types of shareholding, ordinary shares and community shares. The ordinary shareholders are the State, acting through the Department of

    Queensland an age friendly community strategic direction statement
    The proposed seniors strategy follows the ‘age-friendly community’ model developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and is comprised of eight domains: social participation; transportation; respect and social inclusion; civic participation and employment; communication and information; community support and health services; housing; and outdoor spaces and buildings. Queensland: an age-friend

    Working together for better housing and sustainable communities Public Consultation Paper
    The Queensland Government has commenced work towards a new Queensland Housing Strategy for housing and homelessness that will reflect the government’s objectives for the community including providing responsive and integrated services and safe, secure and affordable housing options for all Queenslanders. The new Strategy will draw on other key bodies of work being undertaken across government an

    Appointments to Board of Residential Tenancies Authority
    The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRA Act) and is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, as well as ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The membership of

    Consultation on initiatives in the Queensland Building Plan
    The building construction industry is a significant contributor to the Queensland economy and one of the largest employers of Queenslanders, providing jobs across the State. In order to deliver confidence and security to advance the building and residential living sectors, the Queensland Government is developing a Queensland Building Plan in consultation with industry and community stakeholders.

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    12 May, 2016

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