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2011-12 Budget
The priority of the 2011-12 Budget is on funding recovery and restoration works following the natural disasters of late 2010 and early 2011. Measures to moderate the cost of living pressures on householders and to support key sectors such as construction and tourism are also a focus. Major new expenditure initiatives approved in the 2011-12 Budget include: funding to implement the Flying Start su

Electricity Price Reform Bill 2011
The Electricity Price Reform Bill 2011 amends the Electricity Act 1994 and the Electricity Regulation 2006, to replace the current Benchmark Retail Cost Index (BRCI) methodology for determining notified electricity prices commencing 1 July 2012. The legislative amendments will allow for the implementation of a new price setting methodology in Queensland, and changes to eligibility for the Queens

Food for a Growing Economy
Queensland’s rich natural resources, tropical location, robust regulatory framework and investment in research and development (R&D) provide a competitive advantage for the production of high-quality, internationally competitive food. Population growth and rising affluence in developing countries presents significant opportunities for Queensland as a net exporter of food. However, major challenge

Local Government Electoral Bill 2011
The new stand alone Local Government electoral legislation is an essential component of the Local Government Reform program and a Queensland first. By moving Local Government electoral provisions into one stand alone piece of legislation, the proposed Bill will provide a single practitioner-friendly Act and point of reference for Councils, Local Government candidates, the Electoral Commission of

Queensland Multicultural Policy - A multicultural future for all of us
The 2006 Census identified that approximately 18% of Queensland’s 4.3 million people were born oversees. In the 12 months to 30 September 2010, approximately 41% of Queensland’s population growth was from net overseas migration. From October 2009 until July 2010 public consultation was undertaken on the discussion paper, A multicultural future…for all of us, to seek community and stakeholders’ vie

Government Response to the PAPWC Report No. 8 - Review of Auditor-General's Report January 2010 to December 2010
As prescribed in the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001, one of the functions of the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee (PAPWC) is to consider the annual and other reports of the Auditor-General. On 23 March 2011, the PAPWC tabled in Parliament its Report No. 8 – Review of AuditorGeneral’s Reports – January 2010 to December 2010. Cabinet approved the Government’s response to the Public A

Parl Services Amend Bill 2011 PAPWC rep no 7
In August 2009, the Government released the Integrity and Accountability in Queensland discussion paper to promote public discussion on improving Queensland’s integrity and accountability framework. The consultation on the paper highlighted the importance of the Legislative Assembly possessing and maintaining a high standard of scrutiny over the legislative process. In response to this feedback

Qld Govt Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework
The ClimateQ strategy is the most comprehensive climate change response of any state or territory, and builds on the early work delivered under the ClimateSmart 2050 and Climate Smart Adaptation Plan 2007-12, an Australian first on adaptation policy. The proposed approach for Queensland Government departments to report energy use and carbon emissions will extend the Queensland Government’s commitm

Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery - future management arrangments
A Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on the review of the Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery was released for consultation between 14 December 2010 and 8 April 2011. The RIS identified various management options for the future of the fishery, in particular for snapper. In response to the consultation process a number of actions are proposed, including amendment to the Fisheries Regulation 2008, to redu

Significant Appointments - June 2011
Cabinet considered and supported the following significant appointments. Name of Body Names of Appointees Term of Appointment  Premier and Minister for Reconstruction  Public Service Commission Ms Ann Sherry AO (Chair) Mr John Story Ms Marian Micalizzi Dr Anne Tiernan Dr Jackie Huggins From 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012  Deputy Premier and Attorney-General, Minister for Local Government

Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
The Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 includes a range of amendments to water-related legislation. Amendments to the Water Act 2000 establish a Single Process framework for the concurrent development of water resource plans (WRPs) and resource operations plans (ROPs). The Single Process framework will provide stakeholders with the opportunity to consider both the draft WRP and draft