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Body Corporate and Community Management Amd Bill 2010 - Exposure Draft
Community titles schemes involve the collective ownership and management of common property and body corporate assets. Under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997, most costs associated with living in a scheme are proportioned by a lot owner’s allocated contribution schedule lot entitlement. The current approach to setting and adjusting contribution schedule lot entitlements has

Child Protection (Offender Reporting) and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
In June 2009 the Ministerial Council for Police and Emergency Management – Police (MCPEMP) endorsed a set of recommendations to establish national consistency in the approach to management of reportable offenders in Australian police jurisdictions. In observation of the MCPEMP recommendations, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) also conducted a review of the Child Protection (Offender Reporting)

CoalPlan 2030
The CoalPlan 2030 is a document that broadly reflects the direction of coal infrastructure development in Queensland over the next 20 years. Security of supply for coal customers is a critical factor in purchasing coal and the Queensland Government recognises the importance of this. To ensure continued security of supply, a number of infrastructure programs have been planned, developed or comm

Strategic cropping land policy framework and legislative models
In February 2010, the Queensland Government released a public discussion paper outlining the resources development and urbanisation pressures which are increasingly competing for land with agriculture. Queensland has a small area of land resources that are the most suitable for cropping production. The discussion paper proposed that the best cropping land, defined as strategic cropping land, sho

Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan
The statutory draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan will be an essential mechanism for managing change, shaping and supporting the future growth of communities in the region. It provides a coordinated approach to addressing the unique challenges for planning and coordinating infrastructure, services and programs to meet current and emerging community needs. Cabinet approved the draft Wide Bay Bu

Education and Training Legislation (Skills Queensland) Amendment Bill 2010
The Education and Training Legislation (Skills Queensland) Amendment Bill 2010 amends the Vocational Education, Training and Employment Act 2000 to establish an industry led skills commission in Queensland, to be called Skills Queensland. The establishment of Skills Queensland marks a new approach to ensuring that Queensland’s skills system meets the needs of a growing and diversifying Queensland

Queensland Government response to Parliamentary Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements
On 25 February 2010, the Environment and Resources Committee (ERC) tabled a report in Parliament presenting the findings of its Inquiry into Energy Efficiency Improvements. The ERC put forward 18 specific recommendations relating to the following themes: Reviewing program funding and enhancing program evaluation; Supporting low-income households; Balancing investment in energy efficiency and ren

Fair Trading Australian Consumer Law Bill 2010
On 2 October 2008, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a new national consumer law to be implemented by a national application law scheme, and jointly enforced by the Commonwealth, States and Territories. The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) was developed as a single national consumer law based on the former Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) and drawing upon the recommendations of

Integrity Reform Bills 2010
In November 2009, the Government released the Response to Integrity and Accountability in Queensland (the Integrity Response). The Integrity Response detailed a range of administrative and legislative reforms to be implemented by mid-2010. The first stage of legislative integrity reform was implemented from 1 January 2010 with the commencement of the Integrity Act 2009. This Act expanded the rol

Land Valuation Bill 2010
The Valuation of Land Act 1944 provides the legislative framework for the Government to carry out statutory land valuations in Queensland. The purpose of the Land Valuation Bill 2010 is to repeal and replace the Valuation of Land Act 1944 to give effect to reforms of the Queensland statutory land valuation framework. The Bill also contains amendments to the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 and the Torres

Mary Basin Draft Resource Operations Plan
The Mary Basin Resource Operations Plan (the ROP) is a key tool guiding the allocation and management of water in the Mary Basin. The ROP will implement the Water Resource (Mary Basin) Plan 2006 (the water resource plan) by specifying such things as the process for making additional water available for use and operating rules, including environmental release rules, for existing water infrastructur

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

Penalties and Sentences (Sent Advis Council Amend Bill 2010
The criminal justice system plays an important role in creating a safe community for Queenslanders. It is vital that the community has confidence in the sentencing process. The Queensland Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 sets out the purposes of sentencing and the guidelines to be followed. It also contains the sentencing options available to the court. The Penalties and Sentences (Sentencing

Personal Property Securities (Ancillary Provisions) Bill 2010
Following initiation by the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) in 2006, the Council of Australian Governments agreed to proceed with the reform of Australian personal property securities law. An intergovernmental agreement has been signed to this effect by all Australian jurisdictions. Under the intergovernmental agreement, states and territories agreed to refer power to the Commonw

Queensland Government Advertising Code of Conduct
The Queensland Opposition Handbook sets out the provisions and guidelines for paid advertising in the media that is an official cost of the Office of the Leader of the Opposition. Based on a request by the Director-General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, the Integrity Commissioner reviewed whether the current policy and processes regarding opposition advertising adequately ensure that publ

Quarterly Public Hospitals Performance Report - June Quarter 2010
The Quarterly Public Hospitals Performance Report, provides an overview of Queensland public hospitals including: inpatient activity, elective surgery waiting times, emergency department presentations and staffing. The key aspects of the Quarterly Public Hospitals Performance Report - June quarter 2010 include the following: Hospital Activity There were 233,832 admitted patient episodes of care,

Growing Queenslands Renewable Energy Electricity Sector
On 24 May 2010, the Environment and Resources Committee issued an issues paper entitled “Growing Queensland’s Renewable Energy Electricity Sector”. This paper provides background information about the committee and its inquiry into opportunities and challenges for the Queensland Government associated with increasing the proportion of electricity generated from renewable energy sources in Queensla

Qld Govt Response to Review of Biodiscovery Act 2004
The Biodiscovery Act 2004 (Qld) (the Act) commenced by proclamation on 12 November 2004. The legislation provides for streamlined and sustainable access to the State’s native biological resources for the purposes of biodiscovery whilst returning a fair and equitable benefit to the State, for the benefit of all Queenslanders. An independent review of the Act was conducted in 2009, with the report

Revised State Procurement Policy
/ The State Procurement Policy (SPP) sets the governance framework for Government procurement. It currently applies to departments, statutory bodies and Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The SPP provides a framework for the conduct of procurement activities whilst advancing the Government’s priorities, and achieving value for money with probity and accountability. In late 2009, the Governmen

Significant Appointments August 2010
Cabinet considered and supported the following significant appointments. Name of Body Names of Appointees Term of Appointment  Premier and Minister for the Arts  Queensland Chief Scientist Dr Geoffrey Garrett AO Three years commencing 17 January 2011  Clean Coal Council Honourable Anna Bligh MP Honourable Stephen Robertson MP Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP Mr Ken Smith Mr Gerard Bra