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    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

    Criminal Code and Other Leg Amendment Bill
    The Bill implements recommendations made by the Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) in its recent report concerning the investigation of former Director-General of the Department of Employment and Training. The Bill also introduces new measures to allow disciplinary action to be taken against former public officials (including police officers) who had abused or breached their public obligation

    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

    Revised Queensland Health Indemnity Policies
    Queensland Health has revised and updated its existing indemnity policies for medical practitioners and employees and other persons. All Queensland Health Human Resources policies are available to be accessed via the internet. Cabinet approved the release of the Indemnity for Queensland Health Medical Practitioners HR Policy. Cabinet approved the release of the Indemnity for Queensland Health E

    Integrity Reform Bills 2010
    In November 2009, the Government released the Response to Integrity and Accountability in Queensland (the Integrity Response). The Integrity Response detailed a range of administrative and legislative reforms to be implemented by mid-2010. The first stage of legislative integrity reform was implemented from 1 January 2010 with the commencement of the Integrity Act 2009. This Act expanded the rol

    State of the Service Report 2010
    The State of the Service Report 2010 is an authoritative and reliable account of the current state of the Queensland Public Service (QPS). The Report provides an insight into the QPS and those agencies in the Queensland Public Sector that employ staff under the Public Service Act 2008. The Report explores key aspects of the QPS’ approach to workforce and organisational management. It focuses on s

    Public Service and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    As part of its election commitments, the Government pledged to revitalise frontline services and restore public sector accountability, including streamlining of functions, containing the escalating costs associated with public sector administration and reducing the public sector’s management overburden. The Public Service and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 will improve the operation of exis

    Appointment of Chairperson of the Public Service Commission
    The Public Service Commission is established under the Public Service Act 2008. The Commission is responsible for providing vision and strategic advice on the priorities and directions for the Queensland Public Service to ensure that Queensland is proactively addressing current public sector reform initiatives. The Public Service Act establishes a board of commissioners, comprising of external

    Industrial Relations Transparency and Accountability Amendment Bill 2013
    The Queensland Government is committed to strengthening the accountability of state-based industrial organisations following allegations of financial mismanagement and corruption involving officials past and present of the National Office of the Health Services Union. In a bid to prevent similar occurrences in Queensland, the government considered options to increase transparency and improve the

    Reappointment of Public Service Commissioner
    The Public Service Act 2008 (the Act) establishes the Commission as an amalgamation of the Office of the Public Service Commissioner and the Service Delivery and Performance Commission. The Commission is responsible for providing vision and strategic advice on the priorities and directions for the Queensland Public Service to ensure that Queensland is proactively addressing current public sector r

    State of the service 2013 and employee survey 2013 reports
    The Government’s goal for the Queensland Public Service (QPS) is to be the most respected and responsive public service in the nation. To measure the progress of the QPS towards this goal, the Public Service Commission has finalised two reports: A state of change: better value for the people of Queensland – State of the Service Report 2013 Working for Queensland – Employee Opinion Survey Report 2

    Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013
    The Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013: amends the Public Service Act 2008 to include a civil immunity provision for state employees amends the Police Service Administration Act 1990 to provide police and non-sworn members with civil immunity consistent with that proposed for other public servants. The State currently provides indemnities and legal assistan

    Govt Response Education and Innovation Committee review of Auditor General report on Online Service Delivery
    On 19 March 2013, the Auditor-General tabled the Audit Report 8: 2012-13 Online Service Delivery in the Legislative Assembly. The Auditor-General’s Report found that: customer expectations of online service options are not being met; public sector services that are not provided online cost more to deliver, both for the Government and the public; and although credit card data collected through onli

    Public Safety Business Agency Bill 2014
    In January 2013, former Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty commenced the Police and Community Safety Review (PACSR). The PACSR examined the two departments within the portfolio of the Minister for Police and Community Safety - the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and the Department of Community Safety (DCS). On 10 September 2013, the PACSR final report, titled ‘Sustaining the Unsust

    Quarterly Update to Cabinet on Renewal (April – June 2014)
    The Queensland public service is undertaking renewal activities with the aim of becoming the most responsive and respective public service in Australia. A Whole-of-Government Satisfaction Survey is conducted annually and a report published on the Open Data website. A comprehensive infographic library has been developed which demonstrates renewal successes and service delivery improvements. Cabinet

    Response to Finance and Administration Committee Report No 41 - Inquiry into Auditor-General Report No 4 2012 – Managing Employee Unplanned Absence
    In 2012, the Auditor-General conducted an inquiry in managing employee unplanned absence in the Queensland Public Service. The consequent report, Auditor-General’s Report No. 4: 2012 – Managing Employee Unplanned Absence was tabled on 19 June 2012. The Finance and Administration Committee subsequently examined the Auditor-General’s report in further detail. The Committee’s Report No. 41 summaris

    Appointment Qld Treasury Corporation Capital Markets Board
    The Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) Capital Markets Board is established under section 10 of the Queensland Treasury Corporation Act 1988 and is responsible for managing all of QTC’s affairs, except those relating to certain superannuation and other long-term assets. Board responsibilities include: overseeing QTC’s operations, including its control and accountability systems; developing an

    Industrial Relations Restoring Fairness Amendment Bill 2015
    In 2013, the Industrial Relations Act 1999 was amended to provide for statutory individual employment contracts, known as high income guarantee contracts. The Health and Hospital Boards Act 2011 was also amended to facilitate the use of contracts, particularly for senior doctors. The Government has committed to removing high income guarantee contract arrangements and restoring rights and entitleme

    Industrial Relations (Restoring Fairness) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Industrial Relations (Restoring Fairness) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 amends the Industrial Relations Act 1999 to restore fairness to Queensland public sector and local government sector employees in line with the Government’s election commitments and priorities. The Bill includes amendments to: re-instate conditions for government workers, including by amending provisions relat

    Public Safety Business Agency and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Public Safety Business Agency (PSBA) was formally established by the Public Safety Business Agency Act 2014 (PSBA Act) on 21 May 2014. The PSBA Act authorises the PSBA to hold stated corporate and business support services for the Queensland Police Service (QPS), Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and the Inspector-General of Emergency Management (IGEM). The PSBA chief executive off

    Queensland Mental Health Commission effectiveness review - final report
    The Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) was established on 1 July 2013 under the Queensland Mental Health Commission Act 2013 (the Act). The main object of the QMHC is to drive ongoing reform towards a more integrated, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health and substance misuse system. Pursuant to section 55 of the Act, in April 2016 the Director-General of Queensland Health reques

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    12 May, 2016

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