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Andergrove Clinton and Oonoonba Urban Development Areas
The Urban Land Development Authority 2007 (ULDA Act) provides for particular parts of Queensland to be declared as Urban Development Areas (UDAs) and establishes the Urban Land Development Authority (ULDA) to plan, carry out, promote, coordinate and control the development of land in those areas. The three proposed UDAs of Andergrove, Clinton and Oonoonba fall under the regional housing diversit

Swimming Pool Safety Review Regulatory Impact Statement
On 14 December 2008, the Queensland Government announced the most comprehensive review of the state’s swimming pool safety laws in nearly 20 years. An independent swimming pool safety committee was then established and presented 23 improvement ideas to the Government for consideration. Following extensive public consultation, the Government adopted all the swimming pool safety review committee’s

Building Standards - Temporary Accommodation Buildings
The Building and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2010 amends: the Building Regulation 2006 by adding new part MP3.3 “Temporary Accommodation Buildings and Structures” to the Queensland Development Code and providing for the development and displaying of a checklist in an approved form, of requirements for temporary accommodation buildings and structures; and the Sustainable Planni

Ministerial Notice regarding ceiling insulation
Serious electrical safety risks have been identified with foil ceiling insulation associated with the Australian Government’s former Home Insulation Program, which ran from 3 February 2009 to 19 February 2010. Since October 2009, there have been three Queensland electrical fatalities associated with the installation of ceiling insulation. Cabinet noted that the Attorney-General and Minister for I

Outdoor Recreation and Greenspace Strategy
The Queensland Greenspace Strategy (QGS) delivers on the Government’s Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland State-wide target of protecting 50 per cent more land for nature conservation and public recreation by 2020 in line with the strategic directions and vision for our State. The Strategy will primarily focus on policies to expand non-protected area greenspace where public accessibility and use

Guidelines for post-coviction DNA testing
The Griffith University Innocence Project has suggested law reform in Queensland to assist convicted persons in establishing their innocence through testing of DNA post-appeal. A convicted offender must be required to meet certain criteria to request post-conviction DNA testing. For example, the application must relate to a conviction for an offence carrying a maximum or mandatory penalty of life

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amd Bill 2010
The Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) provides for administrative and consequential amendments to Queensland legislation to support the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professions (the National Scheme). The Bill is the third and final piece of the National Law for the National Scheme and i

The Land Tax Act 1915 imposes land tax on the value of a taxpayer’s total landholdings at 30 June each financial year. Land values are determined by the chief executive of the Department of Environment and Resource Management under the Valuation of Land Act 1944. In August 2009, Cabinet approved a rewrite of the Land Tax Act 1915 using plain English and contemporary drafting practices. Cabinet a

Natural Resource and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
The Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 proposes to amend natural resource legislation administered by the Department of Environment and Resource Management. The proposed amendments will: resolve uncertainty in the location of ambulatory boundaries adjoining tidal and non-tidal waters (other than lakes); clarify the lateral extent of the state’s management powers in non-ti

Qld Govt policy position re Outstations
The Queensland Government has committed to the national Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Indigenous Reform Agreement to close the gap between the life outcomes and opportunities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their non-Indigenous counterparts, particularly in relation to life expectancy, under five years child mortality, access to early childhood

Property Agents and Motor Dealers Bill 2010
The Property Agents and Motor Dealers and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (the Bill) implements the recommendation to streamline Chapter 11 of the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (PAMD Act), which prescribes the processes for the presentation and delivery of residential real estate contracts, and the circumstances in which these contracts may be terminated. The Bill makes paralle

Continuation of art place
The Queensland Government public art program, art+place provides for public art projects from a central budget with a Curatorial panel as an assessment mechanism for the program. An independent evaluation of the art+place program has been undertaken which will result in changes to the art+place program policy and guidelines being implemented. Cabinet approved the continuation of the art+place prog

Qld RandD Investment Strategy 2010-2020
The Queensland Research and Development (R&D) Investment Strategy 2010 – 2020 was prepared by R&D Queensland which is a whole-of-Government committee responsible for providing strategic oversight of the Government’s R&D activities. The Strategy addresses the challenge of maximising the returns from the Government’s investment in R&D on a whole-of-Government basis and aligns the State’s R&D objecti

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
The Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 includes amendments to Queensland’s revenue legislation to maintain its currency and ensure that it operates as intended. Many of the amendments are beneficial to taxpayers and a number of amendments have been operating under administrative arrangements. Other amendments clarify the operation of the legislation or update or correct superseded

Review of Police Powers and Responsibilities Act - Consultation Paper
On 5 May 2007, the former Minister for Police and Corrective Services announced a review of the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 (the PPRA) and the initial Terms of Reference for the review. The review of the PPRA is being undertaken to ensure that policing powers are adequate and sufficient for both Queensland’s police officers and the community. The Minister for Police, Corrective Se

Significant Appointments - March 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 Design Council Dr Julianne Schultz AM (chair) Ms Yassmin Abdel-Magied Ms Mara Bún Dr Dawn Casey Mr Sean Cummins Mr Alexander Lotersztain Mr Richard Munao Mr Michael Rayner Mr Christopher Rodwell Professor Susan (Suzi) V

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

Wetlands State Planning Policy Package
In 2009, the Queensland Government made an election commitment to protect freshwater wetlands of high ecological significance within Great Barrier Reef catchments (GBR HES wetlands). The government also committed to protecting GBR wetlands under the Reef Water Quality Protection Plan (Reef Plan). This package contains two primary components—amendments to regulations to make high impact earthworks