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Corrective Services Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 (No 2)
After two years since the commencement of the Corrective Services Act 2006 there have been a number of policy issues that have needed refinement as a part of on-going review of corrective services legislation. The amendments proposed by this Bill can be categorised as either (i) amendments designed to update legislation in line with policy updates and business practice of Queensland Corrective Ser

Police Powers and Responsibilities (Gold Coast Nikon Indy 300) Regulation 2008
The 2008 Indy 300 will be held from 23 to 26 October 2008 on the Gold Coast. The policing commitment for the event will commence on Sunday, 19 October 2008 and conclude on Monday, 27 October 2008. The Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 contains a legislative scheme which enables the Queensland Police Service (QPS) to be provided with special powers to address safety and security issues

Report on the 2009 Nikon Super GP and options for the conduct of a motor sport event in 2010-2013
The Gold Coast motor racing event, the Nikon SuperGP was held from 22–25 October 2009 at Surfers Paradise. An independent review was conducted by Mr David Williams and reported on the history, cost and economic benefit of the Gold Coast motor sport event; and provided conclusions and recommendations on the implications for Government concerning the future staging of the event. The Review noted t

Response to CMC Review of off-road motorcycling
The Crime and Misconduct Commission's report Sound Advice: A review of the effectiveness of police powers in reducing excessive noise from off-road motorbikes (the CMC Report) was tabled in Parliament in April 2010. This report presented Government with recommendations from the CMC review of off-road motorcycle noise provisions within the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 (PPRA). The CMC

Major Sports Facilities Amendment Bill 2011
The Major Sports Facility Act 2001 governs the use of major stadiums in Queensland including Suncorp Stadium. Condition 42 of the Suncorp Stadium Development Approval limits the number of sporting events at the stadium with crowds exceeding 25,000 to 24 per annum. There have been 20 major sporting events (that is, with crowds exceeding 25,000) at Suncorp Stadium as at August 2011. Unprecedented su

Commonwealth Games Arrangements Bill 2011
In May 2011 the Premier lodged the Candidature File (or Bid Book) for the Gold Coast’s bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games (the Games). The announcement of the successful host city was made in November 2011 at the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly at St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean. The Commonwealth Games Arrangements Bill 2011 (Bill) establishes the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth

Appointment of directors and chairperson to Stadiums Queensland
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities. The Stadiums Queensland Board of Directors is established under the Act and is responsible for the way in which

Embracing our Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Legacy
The Government’s strategic objectives for hosting the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) are to: demonstrate Queensland’s ability to deliver a successful, inspiring and memorable international event leverage the Commonwealth Games to derive economic benefits and develop local business and workforce capability maximise long term community, sport and health benefits from the GC2018 streng

Extension of appointment of Trustees of Parklands Gold Coast
The Parklands Gold Coast venue is located at Southport and is managed by the Trustees of Parklands Gold Coast (the Trust). The venue is used as a harness racing venue and for a number of community, entertainment and recreational purposes, including the annual Gold Coast Show and the ‘Big Day Out’ event. Mr John (Jim) Callaghan (chairperson), Mr John Howe and Ms Susan Forrester were appointed as t

Commonwealth Games Brand Protection Bill 2013
Brand protection legislation is desirable for the following reasons: The Games budget includes income from sponsorships. Corporate sponsors expect measures to ensure the rights they acquire to associate themselves with the Games are not diluted by having unauthorised people also associating themselves with the Games. The level of protection will directly affect the commercial value of sponsorships

Appointments to the Board of Stadiums Qld
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The S

Periodic Planning Update on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Planning for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has been progressing with the key partners – State Government through the Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), and the City of Gold Coast (CGC) – working closely with other deliv

Appointments to the Board of Stadiums Queensland
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The S

Periodic Update on Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Key progress on planning and preparation for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (the Games) since April 2013 includes: Games Village on timetable with demolition and early works commencing on 1 October 2013. Potential development partners have been shortlisted and the successful development partner is expected to be announced in early 2014. Gold Coast Aquatic Centre Redevelopment on track to

Appointments to the Qld Academy of Sport Board
The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) officially opened in 1991 as an initiative of the Queensland Government to assist talented athletes and coaches within the State to achieve excellence in their chosen sport and to foster their professional development. The QAS Board is an advisory committee established to advise and make recommendations to the Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and

Periodic Planning Update on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Key progress on planning and preparation for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) since November 2013 includes: Commonwealth Games Village site demolition commenced on schedule in October 2013. On 24 March 2014 Grocon was announced as the preferred developer. Grocon will take possession of the Parklands site on 1 August 2014. Gold Coast Aquatic Centre Redevelopment was completed in June

Appointment Board of Stadiums Queensland
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The

Townsville Sports Stadium
On 10 December 2014, the then Opposition Leader, announced a commitment to provide up to $100 million in funding towards the construction of a sports stadium in Townsville. Following the 16 February 2015 proclamation of the new government and subsequent conclusion of the Caretaker Convention Guidelines period, the government can now establish a process and program to progress investigations for th

North Queensland (Townsville) Stadium Business Case
In December 2014, the then Opposition Leader announced a commitment to provide up to $100 million in funding towards the construction of a sports stadium in Townsville. In March 2015, the government approved the preparation of a business case for the proposed North Queensland (Townsville) Stadium. Cabinet approved the concept scheme for a best-practice regional stadium and for funding discussions

Major Sports Facilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
The Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) provides a process by which events are ‘declared’ for the purpose of regulating advertising near event venues. The Act enables the regulation of advertising to protect event sponsors from unauthorised advertising by rival businesses that have not contributed to an event. The capacity to protect events and sponsors from unauthorised advertising makes v

Appointments to Board of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation
Sections 6(1) and 12 of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2011 (the Act) establish the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) and the GOLDOC Board, respectively. The functions of the Corporation, as set out in section 8 of the Act, includes undertaking and facilitating the organisation, conduct, promotion and commercial and financial management of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonw

Appointments to Queensland Academy of Sport Board
The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) was officially opened in 1991 as an initiative of the Queensland Government to assist talented athletes and coaches within the State to achieve excellence in their chosen sport and to foster their personal and professional development. The QAS Board is an advisory committee established to advise and make recommendations to the Minister for Sport on policies, p

Major Events (Gold Coast Commonwealth Games) Regulation 2017
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be held from 4 to 15 April 2018. The Major Events Act 2014 (the Act) facilitates major events being held in Queensland. Under the Act, a regulation may prescribe an event as a major event and trigger the provisions of the Act that are required for the event. The Major Events (Gold Coast Commonwealth Games) Regulation 2017 (the Regulation) will f

Police Powers and Responsibilities (Commonwealth Games) Amendment Regulation 2017
The 2018 Commonwealth Games (the Games) are to be hosted on the Gold Coast between 415 April 2018 with events also being held in Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville. The Queensland Police Service is partnering with the Office of the Commonwealth Games and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation to plan and deliver the security and public safety response for the Games. The Police Powers and

Stadium Taskforce Interim Report
In April 2018, the Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology, and Minister for Sport established the Stadium Taskforce to review the pricing and practices of Stadiums Queensland (SQ). The taskforce was established in response to challenges faced by stadium hirers related to the costs of hiring SQ venues. Whilst its work is ongoing, the taskforce has delivered its initi

Appointments to Stadiums Queensland Board
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The St

Queensland Sport and Active Recreation Strategy 2019-2029 - Discussion Paper
The development of a comprehensive strategy for sport and active recreation will be a key means to deliver on Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities. The Queensland Sport and Active Recreation Strategy 2019-2029 - Discussion Paper (the discussion paper) has been developed to facilitate community and stakeholder consultation and inform the strategy development. The discussion paper pri

Stadium Taskforce Final Report
In April 2018, the Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology, and Minister for Sport established the Stadium Taskforce to review the pricing and practices of Stadiums Queensland (SQ). The taskforce was established in response to challenges faced by stadium hirers related to the costs of hiring SQ venues. In July 2018 an interim report of the taskforce was released al

Appointments to Stadiums Queensland Board
Stadiums Queensland is established under the Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 (the Act) as an independent authority to manage, operate and promote Queensland’s world class major sports facilities. Stadiums Queensland is also empowered, under the Act, to develop major sports facilities for declaration under the Act and other infrastructure associated with the State’s major sports facilities. The S

Queensland Sport and Active Recreation Strategy Activate! Queensland 2019-2029
The Queensland Government has developed the state’s first sport and active recreation strategy, Activate! Queensland 2019-2029, following an extensive public consultation process between July and December 2018. The Activate! Queensland 2019-2029 (Activate! Queensland) strategy has been developed in response to a demonstrated need to improve physical activity rates in Queensland. Activate! Queensla

Official events for opening of North Queensland Stadium
The North Queensland Stadium project was a key initiative of the Townsville City Deal which established a 15-year commitment for all levels of government to collaborate and create transformative outcomes for Townsville. The $293.5 million project was a joint initiative of the Queensland Government, Australian Government and the Townsville City Council. Construction of the stadium supported more th