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    Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Bill 2008
    The purpose of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Bill 2008 is to provide a uniform, State-wide legislative framework for the effective management of cats and dogs to: encourage responsible cat and dog ownership; promote the effective management of cats and dogs; and protect the community through the identification and control of dangerous, menacing and restricted dogs. The purpose of the Bill

    Local Government Bill 2008
    The Local Government Reform Program was initiated in April 2007 to build stronger local governments of a size and critical mass to be better able to deliver on their long term plans for sustainability, viability and community service obligations as needed by their respective communities. The Local Government Act 1993, the Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004 and associated regula

    Graffiti Removal Powers
    In August 2008, new laws were introduced to enable authorised government and council officers to remove graffiti which is in a public place, or readily visible from a public place. Cabinet considered a report on the implementation of these graffiti removal powers. Cabinet noted a range of activities which have been undertaken to implement the graffiti removal powers including support for local gov

    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

    Land in South East Queensland for Trail Bike Riding
    An inter-departmental working group on issues relating to trail bike riding has undertaken a range of initiatives to facilitate opportunities for safe and appropriately managed trail bike riding. These included consideration of strategies used in other jurisdictions, assessments of State-owned land to determine if sites were suitable for trail bike riding, and collaboration with local government,

    Development Assessment Monitoring and Performance Implementation Plan
    Cabinet – October 2009 Development Assessment Monitoring and Performance Implementation Plan Minister for Infrastructure and Planning In February 2009, the Deputy Premier and then Minister for Infrastructure and Planning announced the implementation of an annual report for development assessments in Queensland. The first report is due to be published in late 2010 based on information collected

    SPP Indigenous Trust Land
    Cabinet considered a proposal for a temporary State Planning Policy under the Integrated Planning Act 1997 titled ‘Reconfiguring a Lot Code for Land in Indigenous Local Government Areas to which a Local Planning Scheme does not Apply’. The State Planning Policy will be effective for up to 12 months and will enable Indigenous Local Governments to approve applications for a reconfiguration of a lo

    CITY OF BRIS bill 2010
    On 21 July 2006, the Government announced the review of the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA 1993) and the City of Brisbane Act 1924 (CoBA), with the reviews being undertaken sequentially, beginning with the LGA 1993. The new Local Government Act 2009 (LGA 2009) was passed on 4 June 2009 and on 1 July 2010 will replace the LGA 1993 as the principal legislative framework for 72 Local Governments. Im

    Summary Offences - Graffiti Removal Powers
    The Summary Offences (Graffiti Removal Powers ) Amendment Act 2008 (the Act) provides a legislative basis to allow authorised Queensland Government officers, local council officers and officers from government owned corporations to remove graffiti from private places: without notifying the property owner where the graffiti can be reached from a public place and entry to the private property is n

    Aboriginal Land and Torres Strait Islander Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
    The Aboriginal Land and Torres Strait Islander Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Bill) amends the Aboriginal Land Act 1991, the Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991, the Local Government (Aboriginal Lands) Act 1978, the Nature Conservation Act 1992, the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 and the Petroleum Act 1923. Proposed amendments in relation to the Aboriginal Lan

    Local Government Electoral Bill 2011
    The new stand alone Local Government electoral legislation is an essential component of the Local Government Reform program and a Queensland first. By moving Local Government electoral provisions into one stand alone piece of legislation, the proposed Bill will provide a single practitioner-friendly Act and point of reference for Councils, Local Government candidates, the Electoral Commission of

    Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
    The Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 includes amendments to Queensland’s revenue legislation to maintain its currency and ensure that it operates as intended. Many of the amendments are beneficial to taxpayers and a number have been operating under administrative arrangements. The remaining amendments are necessary to clarify the legislation’s operation and protect the revenue.

    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

    Sustainable Planning and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
    The Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 amends a range of legislation as outlined below. The Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 will be amended to enable Local Government officers to access the Queensland Motor Vehicle Registry to investigate an alleged dog attack which caused death, grievous bodily harm or bodily harm to a person or animal. The Local Governme

    Northern Gold Coast Coordinated Social Infrastructure Strategy 2011-2021
    The Northern Gold Coast Coordinated Social Infrastructure Strategy 2011 - 2021 provides a framework for coordinating planning and delivery of social infrastructure across Government for the fast growing population in the northern Gold Coast corridor. It is a joint project between the Department of Local Government and Planning and the Gold Coast City Council. The project area extends from the no

    Appt of a Member and Deputy Chairman to the Local Government Grants Commission
    The Local Government Grants Commission (the Commission) is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act). The primary role of the Commission is to make recommendations to the Minister for Local Government on the allocation of the Commonwealth’s Financial Assistance Grant to Councils in Queensland. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Neil Castles be recommended to the Governor in Council for appo

    Partners in Govt Agreement - relationship between State and Local Govt in Qld
    The Partners in Government Agreement meets one of the Queensland Government’s key election commitments contained in the Government’s Empowering Queensland Local Government (Local and State Government Roles and Relationship) which provided for the establishment of a Partners in Government Agreement between the Queensland Government and the Local Government Association of Queensland. The Partners in

    Local Government Amendment Bill 2013
    The Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 proposes amendments to the City of Brisbane Act 2010, the Local Government Act 2009, the Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 and the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Amendments to the Local Government Act 2009 include appropriate transitional and financial arrangements to support de-amalgamation on 1 January 2014 by

    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

    Queensland Plan Bill 2014
    The Queensland Plan outlines the community’s 30-year vision for the State and was launched by the Premier on 31 July 2014. It was the outcome of an extensive community engagement process held throughout 2013, concluding in early March 2014. The Queensland Plan Bill 2014 provides for the development of a long-term plan, in this instance known as The Queensland Plan, and a supporting implementation

    Appointments to Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal
    The Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal (the Tribunal) is created under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act) and replaced the former Local Government Remuneration Tribunal established in 2007. The Tribunal became operational on 1 July 2010. Section 176 of the Act provides that the Tribunal is responsible for hearing and determining the most serious complaints of misconduct aga

    Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
    The Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 proposes amendments to the City of Brisbane Act 2010, the Local Government Act 2009 and the Local Government Electoral Act 2011. Amendments to the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 include: empowering the chief executive officer (CEO) of a local government to be the returning officer for a council election unless the CEO advises the Electoral

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) Bill 2014
    Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders living in Queensland’s 34 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities cannot currently obtain freehold title. Land in these communities is held by a trustee under communal land title and development and individual interests are created by leasing. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) and Other Legislation Amendment B

    Renewal of the Partners in Government Agreement
    The Partners in Government Agreement meets one of the Queensland Government’s key election commitments to review the current Agreement, in consultation with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), within the first six months after coming into office. The Partners in Government Agreement formalises a set of principles to guide the relationship between the State and Local Government,

    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

    Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No.2) 2015
    The Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015 proposes amendments to the City of Brisbane Act 2010 (COBA), Local Government Act 2009 (LGA), Local Government Electoral Act 2011 (LGEA) and the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA). The Bill amends the COBA and the LGA to clarify that an accepted how-to-vote card under the LGEA section 179 is not ‘election material’ for the pur

    Appointments to the Queensland Local Government Grants Commission
    The Queensland Local Government Grants Commission (the Commission) is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act), primarily to make recommendations to the Minister for Local Government on the distribution of the Commonwealth financial assistance grants to local governments. The Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 (Cwth) (the LGFAA) provides that a State is not entitled

    Stock Route Network Management Bill 2016
    Queensland’s stock route network is made up of roads or routes declared under the Stock Route Management Act 2002 along which stock may be moved on foot; and reserves (including camping, water, pasture and trucking reserves) dedicated under the Land Act 1994 for the purpose of travelling stock. The stock route network traverses approximately 72 000 km of Queensland and is also used for other purp

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    12 May, 2016

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