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Implication for Qld arising out of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission Report
On 17 August 2009 the Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission handed down its Interim Report (the Report). The Report makes 51 recommendations which are confined to immediate issues for implementation by the Victorian and the Commonwealth governments prior to the 2009-2010 Victorian bushfire season with a final report from the Commission due on 30 July 2010. Without diminishing the importance of th

Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2009
The Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 will amend legislation administered by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to provide for the following matters: Publication scheme for non-compliance under the Child Care Act 2002 The Bill will amend the Child Care Act 2002 (CCA) to provide parents and guardians with access to information about licensed child care services (with the excepti

Quarterly reports to Qld discrete Indigenous communities and the Family Responsibilities Commission
The first Quarterly report on key indicators in Queensland’s discrete Indigenous communities for the period January – March 2008 was tabled by the Premier in Parliament on 6 June 2008. Reports have since been released for April – June 2008, July – September 2008, October – December 2008 and January – March 2009. The Reports provide a statistical summary of key indicators for health and wellbeing

Information and Communication Technology for Tomorrows Queensland 2009-2012
The Information and Communication Technology for Tomorrow’s Queensland: 2009-2012 industry development strategy reinforces the Government’s commitment to the Queensland Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. The Strategy focuses on growing industry in a low carbon world, sustaining and creating employment, increasing research and development, internationalising Queensland’s

Progress of the Positive Futures (Carter) Initiative
In 2007, the Queensland Government committed to implementing the recommendations of the report by the Honourable W.J. Carter QC: “Challenging Behaviour and Disability – a Targeted Response” (Carter Report). This included the introduction of a new legislative framework to mandate positive behaviour support and regulate the use of restrictive practices; establishment of a new Specialist Response Se

Qld Implementation Plan Protecting Australias Children
On 30 April 2009, the Council of Australian Governments endorsed “Protecting Children is Everyone’s Business: National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009–2020” (the national framework). The aim of the national framework is to achieve the high-level outcome that Australia’s children and young people are safe and well with the target of a substantial and sustained reduction in chil

Report on the Queensland Plan for Mental Health 2007-17
The Queensland Plan for Mental Health 2007-2017 is a whole-of-Government strategy which identifies the actions and service development needed to improve access to quality mental health care. Implementation of the Plan has involved collaboration with a range of stakeholders including mental health service providers, consumers, government departments, and non-government organisations. Full implemen

National Indigenous Law and Justice Framework
The National Indigenous Law and Justice Framework (the Framework) has been developed by the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) to provide a national approach to reducing the disproportionate involvement of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders with the justice system as victims and offenders and improve community safety. The five inter-related goals of the draft Framework are:

South East Queensland desalination sites
The draft South East Queensland Water Strategy was released for consultation in 2008. The draft Strategy built on existing and committed projects. With these projects, additional sources of water supply would be required from 2028 or as part of the response to a drought as severe as the Millennium Drought. The draft Strategy recommended that the best supply options and pipeline routes be preserved

Significant Appointments - September 2009
Cabinet considered and supported the following significant appointments. Name of Body Names of Appointees Term of Appointment  Deputy Premier and Minister for Health  Council of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research Professor John Hay AC 24 September 2009 to 23 September 2012  Queensland Institute of Medical Research Trust Professor John Hay AC 24 September 2009 to 23 Septemb

State Penalties Enforcement Bill 2009
Amendments to the State Penalties Enforcement Act 1999: The State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 (the Bill) amends that Act to: extend driver licence suspension to unpaid amounts for non-motor related offences; strengthen the State Penalties Enforcement Register’s (SPER) existing powers of seizure and sale; create new powers and processes to wheel clamp the vehicle

Review of swimming pool safety laws
The implementation of a two year, staged improvement strategy to assist in reducing the incidences of drowning and immersion injuries of children under five years of age in Queensland’s swimming pools. The proposed improvement strategy was developed following public feed back and a number of proposals to change Queensland’s pool fencing safety laws. Cabinet approved the release of the public cons

Toward Q2 through ICT - The Queensland Government's strategy for government ICT
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a key enabler for achieving many of the outcomes that the Queensland Government targets in Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland; in responding to the Right to Information report; and enhancing service delivery and engagement of the population into the future. It is therefore important that ICT investment, governance and practices are operating as effe

Trade Measurement
On 13 April 2007 the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to establish a national system of trade measurement funded and administered by the Commonwealth. Full responsibility for the administration of trade measurement will be transferred to the Commonwealth, consistent with existing powers under the Commonwealth Constitution to make law in respect of ‘weights and measures’. The Trade

Vaccination Strategy and impact of Pandemic H1N1 2009
Since the notification to Australia by the World Health Organisation of outbreaks of a novel strain of influenza on 24 April 2009, Queensland has been impacted by the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus. The health sector has primarily coordinated response efforts to date, focusing on measures to limit the spread and public health impacts of the disease including surveillance and monitoring, border control

Vegetation Management Amendment Regulation 2009
The Vegetation Management Amendment (VMA) Regulation 2009 amends the conservation class of regional ecosystems listed in the Vegetation Management Regulation 2000, in response to the certification of the latest scientific data on remnant vegetation. The VMA Regulation also gives effect to new vegetation management maps, assessment codes and policies and other streamlining reforms consistent with

Vegetation Mgt Amendment Bill 2009
The Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 implements regrowth vegetation protection to protect endangered regrowth vegetation and landscapes that badly need trees to perform their ecological function and address the tree clearing impacting on the Great Barrier Reef. It also makes a number of reforms to streamline and improve the administration of vegetation management in

Water Resource (Pioneer Valley) Amendment Plan 2009
In 2008, a draft Water Resource (Pioneer Valley) Amendment Plan was released for public submissions. The Water Resource (Pioneer Valley) Amendment Plan 2009 integrates groundwater management into the existing Water Resource (Pioneer Valley) Plan and extends the management and allocation framework for surface water into the Sandringham and Alligator Creek catchments. The Plan is subordinate legisla