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    Airport Assets (Restructuring and Disposal) Bill 2008
    In April 2008, the Government announced the divestment of its interest in Cairns and Mackay Airports, together with its shareholding in Brisbane Airport. The Government intends to apply the funds realised from the divestment of the Cairns and Mackay Airports towards new health and other regional infrastructure in North Queensland. The Airport Assets (Restructuring and Disposal) Bill will facil

    Port of Mackay - Proposed Coal Transport Corridor and Coal Terminal
    Cabinet considered a submission from the Treasurer and the Minister for Transport, Trade, Employment and Industrial Relations regarding the proposed coal transport corridor and coal terminal at the Port of Mackay. Cabinet noted that the proposed coal terminal was inconsistent with the Government’s current plan to address coal supply chain requirements. Cabinet approved that the shareholding Minist

    Remake of the Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Regulation 1995
    The Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Regulation 1995 (the Regulation) commenced on 9 November 1995. Part 7 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1992 provides that all subordinate legislation expires 10 years after its making unless otherwise exempted. The Regulation was scheduled for automatic expiry on 1 September 2006. An exemption expiry was approved to allow time for thorough consultation

    Queensland Motorcycle Safety Strategy 2009-2012
    Motorcycle riding is a higher risk activity than driving a motor vehicle. In Queensland in 2007, there were 73 motorcycle fatalities. The draft Queensland Motorcycle Safety Strategy 2009-2012 (the Strategy) outlines a proposed direction for the Queensland Government to take over the next four years to enhance motorcycle safety. Contained within the Strategy are a number of actions that will be co

    Trans Leg (New Qld Driver Licensing) Amend Bill 2008 and Adult Proof Age Card Bill 2008
    The Transport Legislation (New Queensland Driver Licensing) Amendment Bill 2008 will facilitate the introduction of smartcards for transport authorities including driver licences. The Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995, Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994, Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994 and Tow Truck Act 1973 will be amended to: allow for the taking,

    Queensland Road Safety Action Plan 2008-2009
    Queensland Transport, as lead road safety agency, is promoting a cooperative model for road safety policy and strategy in Queensland with its key road safety partners, the Queensland Police Service and the Department of Main Roads. It is recognised that road safety policy requires balanced attention to the road environment, vehicle safety and safe speeds, as well as road user behaviour. This is s

    SDPC Reviews Queensland Transport and Dept Main Roads and RoadTek
    Between October 2007 and June 2008, the Service Delivery and Performance Commission undertook reviews of the Department of Transport and the Department of Main Roads as part of its 2007-2008 Work Program. The purpose of these reviews was to improve service delivery and performance management in these departments. In addition, the review of the Department of Main Roads also examined whether the

    Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008
    The Transport Legislation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 amends several acts. The more significant amendments are outlined below. The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 is to be amended to enforce temporary restrictions on the use of state-controlled roads to prevent damage by vehicular traffic; provide for registered interests over commercial corridor land sites to survive the land bec

    Transport Legislation (Dangerous Goods) Amendment Bill 2008
    Dangerous goods are substances or articles which due to their physical, chemical and toxicological properties, may present an acute risk to life, health, property and the environment, especially when being transported. They may be corrosive, flammable, explosive, toxic, radioactive, harmful to the environment, oxidizing or react adversely when brought into contact with other substances. The Austra

    Gov Response to Travelsafe Report
    Cabinet – April 2009 Whole-of-Government response to the recommendations of the Select Committee on Travelsafe’s Report No. 51: Report on the Inquiry into Automatic Number Plate Recognition Technology. Minister for Transport, Minister for Main Roads, Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Emergency Services The Select Committee on Travelsafe (the Committee) tabled Report No. 51: Report on t

    Moreton Bay Marine Park
    The key legislation governing the contracting and provision of passenger transport services in Queensland is the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994 (the Act). The key objective of the Act is “to achieve the best possible public passenger transport at reasonable cost to the community and government, keeping government regulation to a minimum". Section 37 of the Act defines the pu

    Pacific Adventurer Oil Spill
    At approximately 3:15am on Wednesday 11 March 2009, the container ship Pacific Adventurer lost 31 containers each containing 19.5 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, about seven nautical miles east of Cape Moreton. The falling containers ruptured the ship’s fuel tanks, causing it to leak approximately 270 tonnes of heavy fuel oil, which subsequently impacted southern Queensland shorelines. Maritime Safe

    Stock Route Policy Reform
    Cabinet – August 2009 Stock Route Policy Reform Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Minister for Trade Minister for Primary Industries, Fisheries and Rural and Regional Queensland Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Cabinet considered a suite of proposed reforms to policy governing the management and use of the stock route network in Queensland. The proposed reform

    Transport Operations (Road Use Management - Road Rules) Regulation 2009
    The Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 1999 (also known as the Queensland Road Rules) was made on 28 October 1999. These rules regulate the operation of vehicles on Queensland roads and road-related areas. Under the Statutory Instruments Act 1992, section 54, the regulation will expire on 1 September 2010. The regulation has been remade to provide for the continued s

    Qld Road Safety Action Plan - speed management and drink driving
    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS) have developed the Queensland Road Safety Action Plan 2010-11 (the 2010-11 Action Plan) in close collaboration. Two major areas of road safety work to be reflected in the 2010-11 Action Plan are speed management and drink driving. Independent analysis suggests that the greatest road safety benefit can be achie

    Transit Oriented Development Publications
    Transit oriented development (TOD) has been a primary land-use planning strategy of successive South East Queensland (SEQ) regional plans including the recently released South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009 – 2031 (SEQ Regional Plan). TOD is characterised by a rapid and frequent transit service; high accessibility to the station; mixed-uses; good quality public spaces; pedestrian and cyclist-

    Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009
    Cabinet approved the introduction of the Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009. The Bill amends legislation administered by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. The amendments are to: remove a redundant requirement for the general manager of Maritime Safety Queensland to prepare a strategic plan; clarify that TMR’s j

    Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No.2) 2010
    The Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 amends the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994, Transport Planning and Coordination Act 1994, and the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 to provide a clearly defined framework to engage the Operator Franchise Public Private Partnership for Stage 1 of the Gold Coast Rapid Transit project. The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 is amende

    Motor Accident Insurance Other Leg Amend Bill 2010
    A review of Queensland’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme earlier this year indicated room for improvement, including reducing delivery and acquisition costs and promoting greater price competition. One of the key drivers to these rising costs is the payment of commissions and inducements by the insurers to intermediaries to acquire CTP business, particularly the new vehicle market. These pa

    Transport (Rail Safety) Bill 2010
    The Transport (Rail Safety) Bill 2010 (the Bill) forms part of a system of nationally consistent rail safety laws, based on the national model Rail Safety Bill 2006 (the model Bill). The Bill is designed on a co-regulatory approach, where responsibility for regulatory development, implementation and enforcement is shared between industry participants, industry associations and governments. The ob

    Connecting SEQ 2031 Regional Transport Plan
    The draft Connecting SEQ 2031 is an Integrated Regional Transport Plan for South East Queensland and supports the sustainable management of growth and aims to address the transport challenges of the region. Connecting SEQ 2031 has been developed to respond to the SEQ Regional Plan’s growth framework and deliver a vision to guide transport planning and delivery of transport projects in south east Q

    Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
    The Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (the Bill) amends a number of transport acts. Key provisions of the Bill will: Adopt national model legislation dealing with heavy vehicle speeding; Extend the no alcohol limit; Provide for the establishment of an alcohol ignition interlock scheme, aimed at reducing drink driving offences and crashes Facilitate the introduction of digital spe

    Queensland Electric Vehicle Roadmap
    Electric vehicles (EVs) are internationally recognised as an important emerging technology for reducing road transport emissions, improving domestic energy security and supporting clean-tech industry development. The arrival of EVs presents a number of issues and opportunities for Queensland including: Environmental impacts of EVs; Impacts to Energy Generation and Electricity Transmission and Dist

    Cross River Rail Reference Design
    Cross River Rail is a proposed north-south rail line in Brisbane’s inner city, including a new tunnel under the Brisbane River and new underground inner city rail stations. Following technical investigations and community and stakeholder consultation, the Cross River Rail reference design was developed which includes tunnel design, surface track design, station design and entry points, property

    2010-11 to 2013-14 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program
    The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 requires the annual production and publication of a works program. Following the amalgamation of the former Departments of Main Roads and Transport, the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) replaces the Roads Implementation Program published annually by the former Department of Main Roads since 1995. The QTRIP is a four-year program of

    Inquiry into the road safety benefits of fixed speed cameras
    In March 2010 the Economic Development Committee (the Committee) launched an inquiry into the road safety benefits of fixed speed cameras. The Committee tabled Report No. 4: Inquiry into the road safety benefits of fixed speed cameras on 7 October 2010. The report contained 15 recommendations in acknowledgment of the human, social and economic costs of road crash trauma on our community. Ten of t

    Facilitation of Private Railway Infrastructure
    Key legislation governing railway construction and operation in Queensland was largely enacted in the era of government owned corporation (GOC) railway operations, with the state owning both land and rail infrastructure and Queensland Transport regulating Queensland Rail’s (QR’s) operations. A feature which underpins this regulatory environment is that railways were designed, built and operated

    Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
    The Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 makes amendments to a number of Acts to put in place better processes or clarify existing legislation. Significant amendments include: Streamlining processes that support the delivery and establishment of the Gold Coast Rapid Transit light rail project and provide for light rail operational and technical requirements. The streamlined admin

    Surat Basin Rail (Long-term lease) Bill 2011
    The Surat Basin Rail project proposes to construct the 210 kilometre ‘Southern Missing Link’ between Wandoan and Banana to enable the large-scale mining and export of thermal coal from the Surat Basin through the Port of Gladstone. Private sector development of the $1 billion plus railway will deliver significant benefits for Queensland including opening up the estimated four billion tonnes of th

    Appointment of Chairperson of the Board of Queensland Rail Limited
    Queensland Rail Limited (Queensland Rail) is a public company limited by shares under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and a company Government Owned Corporation (GOC) pursuant to the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (Qld) (GOC Act). Key Responsibilities of the Queensland Rail Board include being responsible to the shareholding Ministers for the Company’s strategic direction, governance and

    Appointments to the Board of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited
    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited is a Government owned corporation (GOC). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993. Three vacancies existed on the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited Board. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Adrian Chambers, Mr Hugh (Gerry) Johnstone and Ms Suzanne Brown be recommended to Governor in Council for appoint

    Authority to Reintroduce the Heavy Vehicle National Law Bill 2012
    The Council of Australian Governments has agreed to the development of a national framework for the regulation of all vehicles exceeding 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (heavy vehicles). In February 2010, Queensland accepted the role of host jurisdiction for the national reform to create a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and a single consolidated body of Heavy Vehicle National Law to govern all hea

    Appointment and remuneration of Chairperson and members Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) establishes the Gold Coast Waterways Authority and Board. The Board controls the Authority. The Authority is a statutory entity reporting to the Minister for Transport and Main Roads. The Board is a decision making board which: reports to the Minister for Transport and Main Roads about Gold Coast waterways; oversees the day to day operation o

    Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2012
    The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is driving a national program of micro-economic reforms in a range of sectors to produce single regulatory environments for the Australian economy. In February 2010, Queensland accepted the role of host jurisdiction for a national reform to create a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and a single consolidated body of Heavy Vehicle National Law which will

    Police Powers and Responsibilities (Motor Vehicle Impoundment) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The Government has committed, through the ‘Safer Streets Crime Action Plan’, to introduce the toughest anti-hooning laws in the nation. The ‘Putting the Brakes on Hoons’ policy includes: hooning cars clamped and off the road for three months for the first offence; and hooning cars forfeited or crushed for any subsequent offence within the next 5 years. To achieve this commitment, the Police Power

    Transport Infrastructure Waterways Management Regulation 2012
    The Transport Infrastructure (Waterways Management) Regulation 2012 sets out the various on-water activities which are controlled or require approvals on Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast waterways. These activities include anchoring, mooring and grounding of watercraft, time limits for living on watercraft, take off and landing of aircraft and the authorisation or prohibition of particular conduct. T

    Gold Coast Waterways Authority Bill 2012
    A re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority is part of the government’s commitment to improving access to Gold Coast Waterways. The re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority will oversee the management, sustainable use and development of Gold Coast Waterways. The purpose of the Authority is to provide the best possible navigational access, boating infrastructure and waterways management at

    Appointments to Boards of Government Owned Corporations and Qld Rail
    Energex Limited (Energex); Ergon Energy Corporation Limited (Ergon); Stanwell Corporation Limited (Stanwell); Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Limited (Ports North); Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC); Port of Townsville Limited (POTL); QIC Limited (QIC); and SunWater Limited (SunWater) are Government owned corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government

    Port Pilotage Amendment Bill 2013
    The Transport Legislation (Port Pilotage) Amendment Bill 2013 transfers the responsibility to provide and deliver port pilotage services for ports north of Brisbane (excluding Abbot Point) from Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) to the government owned port authorities. The amendments in the Bill include: providing that the provision of, or arranging for the provision of, pilotage services in speci

    Transport and Other Legislation (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Amendment Bill 2013
    The Transport and Other Legislation (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Amendment Bill 2013 makes consequential amendments to remove provisions that regulate heavy vehicles in existing Queensland legislation that will be covered by the Heavy Vehicle National Law (National Law). The National Law is a single rule book applying throughout Australia regulating the operation of heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonn

    Appointment to the Qld Rail Board
    Queensland Rail is a statutory authority providing essential passenger service functions. The Chair and Queensland Rail Board (the Board) are essential to the effective operation of Queensland Rail (the Authority). The Board’s role are set out in section 15 of the Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 (the Act) to: decide the strategies and the operational, administrative and financial polic

    Delivering Building our Regions - Regional Infrastructure Fund
    The Queensland Government’s election commitment, Building our Regions, aims to ensure that funding for critical infrastructure in regional Queensland will be targeted appropriately so that it meets the specific needs of communities and supports economic development without necessitating the sale of assets. The election commitment, Working Queensland, recognises the Building our Regions fund for in

    Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project - Transfer to North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation
    Expansion of the Port of Abbot Point is critical to unlock the ‘greenfield’ Galilee Basin, which covers an area of approximately 247,000 square kilometres and contains a very large inferred resource of mostly volatile, low sulphur thermal coal. The opening up of the Galilee Basin has the potential to create significant long-term benefits for Queensland, with job creation in mining, construction a

    Door-to-Door Passenger Transport Services Review
    An independent Review will be undertaken to assess Queensland’s door-to-door passenger transport services. The Terms of Reference provides the review scope and the roles and responsibilities of the Taskforce including deliverables. The scope of the review will be to investigate opportunities to increase competition and foster innovation in the delivery of door-to-door passenger transport services

    Qld Transport and Roads Investment Program - QTRIP
    The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 requires the annual production and publication of a transport infrastructure works program. The Department of Transport and Main Roads plans, manages and oversees the delivery of a safe, efficient and integrated transport system. The 2015-16 to 2018-19 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) is a four-year program outlining the department’s p

    Revised Rail Transport Services Contract
    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) purchases rail services from the Queensland Rail Transit Authority, through the Rail Transport Services Contract (TSC). The TSC specifies the manner in which Queensland Rail provides above and below rail services throughout Queensland. Comprising a head agreement and eight associated schedules, the TSC also specifies the funding arrangement for thes

    Transport Operations Road Use Management Regulation 2015
    The Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Accreditation and Other Provisions) Regulation 2015 replaces expiring subordinate legislation. The regulation provides the framework for a number of schemes that are approvals under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995. Also included are miscellaneous provisions such as approving random inspection programs, requiring lights or sign

    Abbot Point Growth Gateway - Project Delivery Arrangements for Approvals Stage
    Expansion of the Port of Abbot Point is critical to unlock the ‘greenfield’ Galilee Basin, which covers an area of approximately 247,000 square kilometres and contains a very large inferred resource of mostly volatile, low sulphur thermal coal. The opening up of the Galilee Basin has the potential to create significant long-term benefits for Queensland, with job creation in mining, construction

    Holidays Amendment Bill 2015
    The Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 implements the election commitment made by the Government to honour the real Labour Day by reinstating the Labour Day public holiday, moving it from its current date of the first Monday in October to the first Monday in May each year. The commitment also provides for the movement of the Queen’s Birthday public holiday from June to October. The

    Govt Response to Committee Report No 59 Inquiry into Coastal Sea Freight
    In December 2014, the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee tabled Report No. 59, ‘Inquiry into Coastal Sea Freight’. The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee made 16 recommendations as practical strategies that aim to facilitate the development of a robust coastal shipping service along the Queensland coastline. The Report concluded a regular sea freight service along the

    Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project
    Expansion of the Port of Abbot Point is critical to unlock the ‘greenfield’ Galilee Basin, which covers an area of approximately 247,000 square kilometres and contains a very large inferred resource of mostly volatile, low-sulphur thermal coal. The opening up of the Galilee Basin has the potential to create significant long-term benefits for Queensland, with job creation in mining, construction an

    Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2015
    The Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) is a national scheme legislation central to the national heavy vehicle reform agenda. The Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2015 makes necessary changes to: implement nationally agreed reforms to encourage the use of electronic work diaries promote further harmonisation of the penalties for offences throughout the HVNL remove unnecessary admin

    Appointment of Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) establishes the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (the Authority) and Board (the Board). The Board controls the Authority. The GCWA is responsible for delivering the best possible management of the Gold Coast waterways. The Board is a decision making board which reports to the Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports. It decides on navigat

    Appointments to Government Owned Corporations
    The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. There are currently two vacancies on each of the Port

    Transport Operations Marine Safety Bills 2015
    The Transport Operations (Marine Safety—Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Bill 2015 and the Transport Operations (Marine Safety) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 are cognate bills which are required to: ensure the seamless interaction between Queensland’s marine legislation and the National Law; and progress primary legislative amendments to facilitate the remake of th

    Consultation on National Injury Insurance Scheme for Motor Vehicle Accidents
    The establishment of a National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS) alongside the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was recommended by the Productivity Commission in its 2011 Inquiry Report, Disability Care and Support. The Productivity Commission proposed that a NIIS would cover the lifetime (i.e. until death) care and support needs of catastrophically injured people across four main stream

    Independent review of Moreton Bay Rail project flood event
    In May 2015, South East Queensland experienced an extreme weather event with some communities, including those within the Moreton Bay Rail (MBR) project area, receiving in excess of 300 millimetres of rain within three hours. The Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade announced on 5 May 2015 an immediate independent

    Transport Legislation (Taxi Services) Amendment Bill 2015
    The Transport Legislation (Taxi Services) Amendment Bill 2015 makes amendments to enable prosecutions of illegal taxi services and increase deterrence by: simplifying offence provisions and elements of proof; introducing evidentiary aids; enhancing powers of Transport Inspectors; and increasing monetary penalties. Cabinet approved the amendments to the Transport Legislation (Taxi Services) Amendme

    Queensland an age friendly community strategic direction statement
    The proposed seniors strategy follows the ‘age-friendly community’ model developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and is comprised of eight domains: social participation; transportation; respect and social inclusion; civic participation and employment; communication and information; community support and health services; housing; and outdoor spaces and buildings. Queensland: an age-friend

    Cross River Rail Delivery Authority Bill 2016
    Cross River Rail is the Queensland Government’s highest priority infrastructure project. In April 2016, the Government announced it would establish a Delivery Authority that will lead the development, procurement and delivery of the Cross River Rail project and support wider economic and social outcomes from this transformational project. In June 2016, the Queensland Government announced it would

    Transport Operations (Road Use Management) (Offensive Advertising) Bill 2016
    There are occasions when vehicles display advertising images or slogans that are sexually explicit or otherwise offensive to members of the community. The advertising industry, through the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB), provides a well-respected complaints management process based on the Australian Association of National Advertiser’s Code of Ethics (the Code). Complaints about breaches of

    Personalised Transport Reform
    In October 2015, the Queensland Government commissioned an independent review of personalised transport services in Queensland called the Opportunities for Personalised Transport Review (OPT Review). The OPT Review Taskforce has delivered its final report to the government with recommendations for reform of the personalised transport industry. The Government adopted an alternative reform model in

    Government response to Committee Report into Heavy Vehicle National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) is a national scheme legislation central to the national heavy vehicle reform agenda. The Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2016 makes necessary changes to: reform chain of responsibility obligations and executive officer liabilities to confirm that each responsible party has a primary duty of care to ensure the safety of their transport activ

    Heavy Vehicle National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) is a national scheme legislation central to the national heavy vehicle reform agenda. The Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2016 makes necessary changes to: reform chain of responsibility obligations and executive officer liabilities to confirm that each responsible party has a primary duty of care to ensure the safety of their transport activ

    Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Bill 2016
    The Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Bill 2016 is a major component in implementing the national rail safety reforms in Queensland. The reforms will deliver a more consistent approach to policy and regulation across Australia, and remove economic inefficiencies that had been created by existing inconsistencies in the rail regulatory regimes between states and territories in Australia. The Bi

    Transport Operations Passenger Transport Taxi and Limousine Industry Assistance Amendment Bill 2016
    In August 2016, the then Minister for Transport and the Commonwealth Games announced reforms to the regulation of personalised transport in Queensland. To accompany these reforms, a $100 million Industry Adjustment Assistance Package (IAAP) was also announced in order to assist the taxi and limousine industry to adjust to an increase in competition. The IAAP includes business advisory support, tr

    Appointment of Chairperson to Queensland Rail Transit Authority (Queensland Rail) Board
    The Queensland Rail Transit Authority (Queensland Rail) Board is responsible for overseeing the functions of Queensland Rail in accordance with the requirements of the Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013: deciding the strategies and the operational, administrative and financial policies of Queensland Rail; ensuring Queensland Rail performs its functions and exercises its powers in a proper,

    Queensland Rail Train Crewing Practices Commission of Inquiry - Final Report
    On 27 October 2016, the Premier and Minister for the Arts announced an independent investigation into Queensland Rail’s train crewing practices. On 25 November 2016 the investigation and its terms of reference were established as a Commission of Inquiry under Commissions of Inquiry Order (No. 2) 2016. On 31 January 2017, the Queensland Rail Train Crewing Practices Commission of Inquiry presented

    Draft Queensland Tourism and Transport Strategy
    Transport is vital to tourism industry success in a large, decentralised state such as Queensland. Providing a first class visitor experience requires well-coordinated interaction between the tourism and transport sectors. Efficient, easily accessible and affordable transport provides opportunities for visitors, as well as locals, to experience more of Queensland’s destinations, attractions and ev

    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

    Second stage of personalised transport reform
    In August 2016, the Queensland Government released Queensland’s Personalised Transport Horizon: Five Year Strategic Plan for Personalised Transport Services 2016-2021 which outlined reforms to the regulation of personalised transport in Queensland. The first stage of this reform program involved immediate changes which legalised ride-booking services such as Uber and provided a more equitable reg

    Queensland’s Personalised Transport Horizon – Stage Two Reforms
    In August 2016, the Queensland Government released Queensland’s Personalised Transport Horizon: Five Year Strategic Plan for Personalised Transport Services 2016-2021 which outlined reforms to the regulation of personalised transport in Queensland. The first stage of this reform program involved immediate changes which legalised ride-booking services such as Uber and provided a fairer regulatory

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