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Queenslands 150th Celebrations
Cabinet considered a submission regarding Queensland’s 150th Celebrations. The Premier will be officially launching the Q150 program and announcing key components that will form part of a year-long schedule of celebratory activities and events across the State in 2009. The Premier will also be launching the Q150 website which enables communities and organisations to find out how they can be invo

Preamble to the Queensland Constitution
A preamble is a descriptive component of an Act of Parliament or other legislation, generally placed after the long title and before the enacting words and the substantive sections. It may explain the reason, purpose, object or scope of the Act and/or discuss facts or values which are relevant to the Act. Queensland’s Constitution does not currently contain a preamble. A lengthy preamble was cont

Appointment of the Governor of Queensland
Cabinet considered a submission from the Premier regarding the appointment of the Governor of Queensland. Cabinet noted that Her Majesty the Queen had accepted the resignation of Her Excellency the Governor, Quentin Bryce AC on and from 29 July 2008. Cabinet noted that Penelope Anne Wensley AO would be appointed as the 25th Governor of Queensland on and from 29 July 2008. Attachments Nil

Qld Govt response to report of Qld 2020 Ideas to Action forum
Following the national Australia 2020 Summit in April, the Premier hosted a discussion of Queensland summit delegates on 15 May 2008. The aim of the forum was to identify which ideas from the national summit could be adopted in Queensland to meet our strategic challenges. The report of the forum listed some 72 ideas for review, of which: 40 are already being implemented as Government policy; 19

Toward Q2 - Tomorrows Queensland
This submission seeks Cabinet approval of 10 strategic targets and the public release of Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland as the primary vehicle for communicating the targets and facilitating public consultation on what the Queensland Government, local and Australian governments, industry and community can do to achieve them. Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland is designed to: communicate to communit

Queensland Counter-Terrorism Committee Annual Report 2008
Cabinet noted the Queensland Counter-Terrorism Committee’s Annual Report 2008 which reported on activities undertaken by Queensland Government agencies to implement the Queensland Counter-Terrorism Strategy 2008-10 to strengthen counter-terrorism capabilities and arrangements. During 2008 Queensland Government agencies have continued to work closely with the Commonwealth and other states and terri

The Queensland Governments open data revolution
In October 2012, the Premier announced an ‘open data revolution’ for the Queensland Government with an aim of releasing as much government data as possible to encourage the private sector to develop innovative new services and solutions for the State. The policy principles that will underpin the Open Data Initiative are: Government data will be available for open use. Government data will be avail

Final Report of the Six Month Action Plans - July-December 2012 and January - June 2013
The Government published its Six month action plan July-December 2012 on 13 July 2012. The Final report of the July-December 2012 six month action plan has now been prepared. The final report notes that 145 of the 149 actions are “ticked-off” with only four actions not fully implemented. The January-June 2013 six month action plan has 150 actions which will again provide a means of focusing effor

Summer Disaster Readiness 2012-13
It has been almost two years since Queensland experienced its summer of disasters. Based on the lessons learned from that time, preparation for the wet season commenced well in advance of the summer period. All departments have been undertaking disaster preparedness activities across the four major disaster management phases of prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. Cabinet considered Qu

Final report of six month action plans for January-June 2013 and July-December 2013
The Government published its January-June 2013 Six month action plan on 14 January 2013. The Final report of the January-June 2013 Six month action plan has now been prepared. The July-December 2013 six month action plan has 124 actions which will again provide a means of focusing effort and driving delivery of the governments’ priorities within the last six months of 2013. The delivery of each a

The Queensland Plan
The Queensland Plan: a 30-year vision for Queensland has been developed as the result of an extensive community consultation process held in 2013 and early 2014. The Queensland Plan is intended to provide the strategic direction for the future of Queensland, addressing Queenslanders’ desire, expressed during the consultation process, for a long-term focus beyond electoral cycles. The Queensland

Our Future State - Advancing Queensland Priorities
Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities was developed to build on the Government’s commitments and to harness a whole-of-Government effort to deliver for Queensland. There are six outcome priorities for the Queensland community: Create jobs in a strong economy Give all our children a great start Keep Queenslanders healthy Keep communities safe Protect the Great Barrier Reef Be a res

Implementation of Our Future State - Advancing Queensland’s Priorities
In June 2018, the Queensland Government released Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities, which are the Queensland Government’s Statement of Objectives for the Community in accordance with the Financial Accountability Act 2009. There are six outcomes for the Queensland community: Create jobs in a strong economy Give all our children a great start Keep Queenslanders health Keep communit

Development and launch of the Queensland Government COVID-19 Check In Qld app
A critical control in responding to community transmission of COVID-19 is rapid and comprehensive contact tracing. On 23 December 2020, requirements for certain restricted businesses to collect customer contact details during the COVID-19 pandemic were strengthened in line with the Public Health Direction Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction (No. 12). This Direction re

Amendments Justice Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response—Permanency) Amendment Bill 2021
Under section 7 of the Governors (Salary and Pensions) Act 2003 (the Act), former Governors, who held office for at least five years are entitled to a lifetime pension of 35% of their Governor’s salary. The Minister may also approve a pension for a Governor who leaves office with less than five years’ service because they are incapable of performing the duties. A surviving partner of a deceased fo

State Emblem for Queensland
Between 11 April 2022 and 10 July 2022, Queenslanders were invited to nominate their preferred State Fossil to become one of Queensland’s State emblems. After almost 9,000 nominations were received, the Muttaburrasaurus langdoni was selected by the public as the preferred State Fossil for Queensland. Muttaburrasaurus langdoni is an ornithopod dinosaur from the Cretaceous period approximately 100 m