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Architects Amendment Bill 2009
The Board of Architects of Queensland (the Board) administers the Architects Act 2002 (the Act). The Act regulates the registration of architects and the practice of architecture in Queensland. The Act has been in operation since 1 January 2003. The practice of architecture has been regulated in Queensland since 1928. The current provisions in the Act provide for a regulation to prescribe qualific

Child Care and another act amendment bill 2010
The Child Care and Another Act Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) will amend legislation administered by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to provide for the following matters: Child care services to keep log books of compliance history The Bill will amend the Child Care Act 2002 (the CCA) to introduce a requirement for the licensees of all licensed child care services (other than school

Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution
In May 2007, the Review of the Neighbourly Relations was launched. A discussion paper and online survey were released on the Dividing Fences Act 1953. In July 2008, two discussion papers were released entitled “Trees” and “Resolving neighbourhood disputes”. The consultation draft Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill 2010places responsibility for the care and maintenance of a tree on a tree ow

Review of Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act
Cabinet previously endorsed the ‘Queensland Government Strategy to Reduce Domestic and Family Violence 2009-2014’ (the Strategy) and approved the Terms of Reference for a review of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989 (DFVPA). The Department of Communities is leading the review of the DFVPA to ensure that the Act supports the implementation of the Strategy and is effective and e

Draft Water Resource (Baffle Creek Basin) Plan
The Baffle Creek Basin is located south of Gladstone. The main towns in the basin are Agnes Water, Seventeen Seventy and Miriam Vale. The draft Baffle Creek Basin Water Resource Plan aims to provide a framework for the sustainable allocation and management of surface and overland flow water resources within the Baffle Creek Basin. The draft Plan will provide for: the protection of ecological asse

Flying Start for Children Discussion Paper
The discussion paper A flying start for Queensland children will be released on 2 February 2010 for public consultation on future directions in education for all Queensland schools. The discussion paper has three sections: Getting ready for school, including encouraging families to read to their children and enlisting an army of volunteer Queensland Ready Readers in primary schools; Getting rea

Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
The purpose of the Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) is to: enhance safety and health measures in Queensland’s mining, explosives and gas industries; streamline and simplify processes to achieve savings for business and Government; and improve electricity retailer credit support arrangements and customer service obligations. Amendments proposed to the Mining and Quar

Qld Ambulance Services Audit Final Report
On 17 September 2007, the Queensland Government announced that a comprehensive audit of the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) would be undertaken. This decision was made due to concerns about the pressures on the QAS associated with escalating demand for ambulance services and the need to ensure that as many resources as possible were being directed to front line service delivery. The Audit was

Response to Economic Development Committee Report No. 2
The Queensland Parliament Economic Development Committee (the Committee) tabled its Report Number 2: Inquiry into identifying world’s best practice by governments to effectively stimulate employment opportunities in Queensland on 26 November 2009. Cabinet approved the whole-of-government response to the Queensland Parliament Economic Development Committee’s inquiry, which was tabled on 26 Februa

Quarterly Public Hospitals Performance Report - December 2009
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. Hospital Activity During the December quarter 2009, there were 228,203 admitted patient episodes of care, a 3.7% increase from the same quarter of 2008. Elective Surgery Performance

Significant Appointments - February 2010
Cabinet considered and supported the following significant appointments. Name of Body Names of Appointees Term of Appointment  Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development  Queensland Treasury Corporation Capital Markets Board Mr Stephen Rochester (non-Executive Chair) Ms Marian Micalizzi Ms Shauna Tomkins 1 September to 30 June 2014 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2014  

Amended State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Act_1996
The amendments to the State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996 (the Act) remove the requirement for directors of the Suncorp group of companies to be residents of Queensland (other than the managing director) as currently imposed under Part 6 of the Act. The amendments also remove and extinguish the State’s guarantee of all insurance and indemnity obligations by Suncorp

Strategic Response - State Penalties Enforcement Registry outstanding fine pool
The State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) has been responsible for collecting and enforcing unpaid fines in Queensland since 2000. It provides debtors with a wide range of flexible payment options to facilitate compliance by debtors. SPER recovers court ordered fines, which are generally paid into consolidated revenue, and court ordered restitution or compensation which is paid to victims o

Strengthening Adult Sentencing Regime
The criminal justice system plays an important role in creating a safe community for Queenslanders. Equally as important is the need to ensure that people within the community also enjoy a sense of safety. The task of sentencing is complex and is one of the most difficult functions performed by the courts. It is vital that the Queensland community has confidence in the criminal sentencing process

Surat Basin Future Directions
Energy resources in the Surat Basin are driving rapid development, which presents great economic development opportunities, but may also put pressure on local communities, their economies and the environment. Experience in the Bowen Basin has illustrated that a proactive, coordinated and region-wide approach is essential to address the challenges and opportunities of rapid growth. The Surat B

Tomorrows Regions Qld Govt Partnership with Regional Communities
Tomorrow’s Regions represents a new model to guide the Queensland Government’s engagement with rural and regional Queensland. The model reflects three core principles: effective engagement; better partnerships; and regions influencing priorities. Implementation of this model will make a critical contribution to achieving the goals of Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland; goals which will only be achi

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