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Treasury and Trade Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
The Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013: repeals unused Acts, removes redundant provisions, corrects typographical errors and omissions and clarifies and streamlines Acts as administered by Queensland Treasury and Trade; makes technical amendments to the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 including an amendment to ensure that the Queensland Police Service and other governme

Response to FAC Report No. 57 Inquiry into Public Sector Contract Extensions
Two Auditor-General reports to Parliament (Report No. 5 - 2012-13 Results of audit: State public sector entities for 2011-12 and Report No. 10: 2013-14 – Contract management: renewal and transition) examined the procurement practices for contract rollovers in all State public sector entities and whether agencies demonstrably achieve value for money for their goods and services contracts in their d

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

Workers Compensation Regulation 2015 and response to Committee report on Bill
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Regulation 2015 (the amendment regulation) prescribes regulation to support the operation of section 193A of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act). Key changes being given effect by the amendment regulation include: Prescribing conditions for entitlement, the amount of compensation payable and the administrative proce

Response to the Parliamentary Committee Report relating to smoke alarms
The Member for Kawana, Mr Jarrod Bleijie MP, introduced the Fire and Emergency Services (Smoke Alarms) Amendment Bill 2015 as a Private Members’ Bill on 2 December 2015. The Explanatory Notes to the Bill state the purpose of the Bill is to implement recommendations from the Coronial Inquest into the 2011 Slacks Creek house fire. The Bill does not address the installation of smoke alarms in bedroom

Government Response to Finance and Administration Committee Report No. 19 - Inquiry into Strategic Review Report of Integrity Commissioner functions
The Integrity Act 2009 (the Act) provides for the conduct of strategic reviews of the Integrity Commissioner’s functions. The first strategic review was to be conducted within four years after the commencement of the provision. However, due to the commencement of a broader open Government review and the appointment of a new Integrity Commissioner in July 2014, the previous government delayed the s

Response to Report on adequacy of existing financial protections for Queensland seniors
The Inquiry into the adequacy of existing financial protections for Queensland’s seniors, Report No. 2, details the investigation undertaken by the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee into the issues and challenges facing seniors, from a financial perspective. The Parliamentary Committee inquiry noted that Queenslanders today are working longer,

Government response to Infrastructure Planning and Natural Resources Committee Report No. 23
On 12 November 2015, the then Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade, Hon Jackie Trad MP, introduced to the Parliament a package of three Bills - the Planning Bill 2015, the Planning and Environment Court Bill 2015 and the Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. The Bills were referred t

Government response to Select Committee Report No 4 - Inquiry into occupational respirable dust issues
On 29 September 2017, the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee tabled its Report No. 4 on its extended terms of reference – Inquiry into occupational respirable dust issues. The report made five recommendations for the Government to consider relating to: developing a code of practice for the management of respirable dust hazards in coal-fired power stations; approving the national code o

Government Response to Finance and Admin Committee Report No 51 Strategic Review of Queensland Audit Office
The Auditor-General Act 2009 requires a strategic review of the Queensland Audit Office to be undertaken approximately every five years. Ms Phillippa Smith and Mr Graham Carpenter were appointed to carry out the strategic review on 26 July 2016 by the Governor in Council. The report on the Strategic Review of the Queensland Audit Office (the Strategic Review Report) reviewed the Auditor-General’

Response to Committee Report on Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 was introduced into the Legislative Assembly during the 6 – 8 March 2018 sitting of Parliament. The Bill was referred to the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee for examination with a report back date of 23 April 2018. The State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Indust

Local Government (Dissolution of Ipswich City Council) Bill 2018 and appointment of interim administrator
Over the past 14 months, a number of Ipswich City Council Councillors, employees and contractors have been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission with a variety of misconduct and corruption offences. These events have raised concerns about the administration and operations of the Ipswich City Council. The policy objectives of the Local Government (Dissolution of Ipswich City Council) Bill

Government response to Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into Wage Theft in Queensland
On 7 May 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade and the Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations announced that the Queensland Parliament would conduct an inquiry into wage theft in Queensland. On 17 May 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade moved a motion in Parliament that the Education, Employment and Small Business (EESB) Committee inquire into and report to the Legisl

Vegetation Management (Clearing for Relevant Purposes) Amendment Bill 2019
On 21 March 2018, Mr Robert Katter MP introduced the Vegetation Management (Clearing for Relevant Purposes) Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) into the Queensland Parliament as a Private Member’s Bill. The Bill was referred to the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee, which tabled its report on 3 September 2018. Cabinet approved the government’s respon

Response to Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into establishment of a pharmacy council
In October 2018, the Queensland Parliament Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee tabled its Report Number 12: Inquiry into the establishment of a pharmacy council and transfer of pharmacy ownership in Queensland. The Report found that there is no public interest case for establishing a separate state authority, such as a pharmacy council, in

Government response to Parliamentary Health Committee Reports 33 and 34
On 24 March 2020, the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee published: Report No. 33, 56th Parliament (Aged care, end-of-life and palliative care) (Report No. 33). On 31 March 2020, the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee published: Report No. 34, 56th Parliament (Voluntary assisted

Parliamentary Committee Report into electoral expenditure caps at Local Government elections
On 28 November 2019, the Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2019 was introduced into the Legislative Assembly and referred to the Economics and Governance Committee for consideration and report. The Bill included proposed amendments relating to State elections and the conduct of Ministers and Local Government Councillors in managing conflic

Qld Space Industry Strategy progress update
Queensland's space industry is growing at seven per cent per annum; employs approximately 2,000 full time equivalents; generates $760 million in revenue; and adds $500 million in value to the Gross State Product (Deloitte, 2019). With the right enablers, by 2036 the state’s space industry could add between $3.5 billion and $6 billion to the state economy and support between 4,000 and 6,000 jobs. O