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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

COVID 19 Response for residential tenancies
The COVID-19 public health emergency is having unprecedented health and economic impacts on many sectors of the economy, including residential tenancies. Activity restrictions to support social distancing measures have resulted in reduced or lost income for many Queenslanders. More renting households are in or at risk of housing stress due to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 and may fa

Housing and Homelessness Action Plan 2021-2025
In 2017, the Queensland Government launched the Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027, the state’s first housing strategy to address the entire housing continuum from homelessness services and social housing to affordable housing and private rental; and home ownership through to retirement living. Since 2017, much progress has been made towards achieving the vision of the Housing Strategy, however

Personalised Transport Ombudsman Repeal Bill 2021
The appointment of the Personalised Transport Ombudsman (PTO) under the Personalised Transport Ombudsman Act 2019 (PTO Act) was deferred due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the personalised transport industry. The Department of Transport and Main Roads undertook a review and looked at whether a newly created PTO would provide the stated benefits to industry, particularly as operators re

COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill – Non-residential Tenancies & Small Business Commissioner
The economic impacts of COVID-19 are continuing to evolve and it is likely that there will be long-term effects on the Queensland economy and for the business community. On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister announced the National Cabinet agreement on the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct – SME Commercial Leasing Principles, to be legislated by the State-Territory Governments to aid commer

COVID-19 Emergency Response and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
Queensland’s public health response to COVID-19 has been swift and decisive throughout 2020. The management of outbreaks in the community has proven to be rapid and effective and the low rates of community transmission has enabled restrictions on the movement and gathering of people to be significantly eased. However, there is still the potential for further outbreaks and restrictions, in some fo

COVID-19 Emergency Response and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
On 29 January 2020, a public health emergency was declared for all of Queensland under the Public Health Act 2005 (PH Act) in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 and the Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment Act 2020 were introduced to protect the health, safety and welfare of Queenslanders, mitigate the spread of COVID-19