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Absolutely everybody enabling Queenslanders with a disability, including Carer Action Plan
‘Absolutely everybody: enabling Queenslanders with a Disability’ is a blueprint over the next 10 years for the Queensland and local governments, community, business and industry bodies to work together to create inclusive communities which enable people with a disability to lead valued and fulfilling lives. Absolutely everybody reflects the findings from extensive public consultation on the draft

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Strategy 2012-2015 Just futures
The State Government has conducted extensive consultations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout Queensland to develop a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Strategy, Just futures (the strategy). The strategy will run from January 2012 to June 2015 and succeeds the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Agreement 2000–2010. The strategy commits Go

Building Boost Grant Bill 2011
To assist housing affordability, supply and construction jobs, the 2011-12 State Budget announced the availability of a Queensland Building Boost Grant (QBB grant) of $10,000 for the purchase or construction of a new home in Queensland valued at less than $600,000. The QBB grant is available for eligible transactions undertaken between 1 August 2011 and 31 January 2012. The amendments to the Stat

Bureau of Meteorology Presentation on the Seasonal Outlook for Queensland
Cabinet was given a presentation on the seasonal weather outlook by Mr Bruce Gunn and Mr Jim Davidson from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM). The BoM briefing included: La Niña indicators much weaker than at this point in 2010. A borderline neutral/La Niña summer is less favourable for widespread above median rain than last year’s rain. An above average 2011-12 fire season over much of Queensland

Terms of Reference for determination of regulated retail electricity tariffs
On 11 May 2011, the Government announced the implementation of a new electricity pricing methodology and tariff structures for 2012-13. The new methodology is a fairer and more flexible pricing framework and will ensure future electricity prices more accurately reflect the underlying costs of supplying electricity to customers in Queensland. The required legislative amendments to the Electricity

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Bill 2011
Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue that affects many Queenslanders each year. The human and economic costs are significant. Women and children die as a result of domestic and family violence, work and educational opportunities are affected and people become homeless. In 2009–10, the Queensland Police Service recorded 49,372 domestic and family violence occurrences, an incr

Education and Care Services National Law (Qld) Bill 2011
In December 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care. This included the commitment to establish a jointly governed, uniform National Quality Framework (NQF) for early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. Under the NQF sits a national rating and assessment process fo

Floods Comm of Inquiry Interim report implementation progress Sep11
On 1 August 2011, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry released its Interim Report which focused on flood preparedness to enable early recommendations to be implemented before the next wet season. On 23 August 2011, the Premier and Minister for Reconstruction released the Queensland Government Response to the Floods Commission of Inquiry Interim Report, which supported all recommendations r

Implementation of Global Positioning System monitoring of offenders
In 2003, the Government introduced the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual offenders) Act 2003 (the DPSOA). The DPSOA provides for the continued detention or supervised release of particular prisoners to ensure adequate protection of the community and to provide continuing control, care or treatment of those prisoners to facilitate their rehabilitation. In 2007, the Government amended the legislation

Northern Gold Coast Coordinated Social Infrastructure Strategy 2011-2021
The Northern Gold Coast Coordinated Social Infrastructure Strategy 2011 - 2021 provides a framework for coordinating planning and delivery of social infrastructure across Government for the fast growing population in the northern Gold Coast corridor. It is a joint project between the Department of Local Government and Planning and the Gold Coast City Council. The project area extends from the no

One Funding System for Better Services Bill 2011
The Queensland Government provides financial and other assistance to non-government entities and local governments for a variety of purposes and activities, including the arts, research, education, the environment, community infrastructure and facilities, and the delivery of social and human services. The One Funding System for Better Services Bill 2011 proposes a single set of laws for regulati

Protecting Primary Production Amendment Bill 2011
The Protecting Primary Production Amendment Bill 2011 proposes a number of desirable, non-controversial, amendments to six Acts within the portfolio jurisdiction of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Regional Economies as suitable for an omnibus or miscellaneous amendment Bill. These amendments will ensure the effective administration/operation of the respective Acts and implement the outcome

Renewable Energy Industry Development Plan
Renewable Energy Industry Development Plan (REIDP) is a key component of the Queensland Renewable Energy Plan (QREP) and will contribute to achieving the QREP goal of attracting 20 per cent of investment in renewable energy generation driven by the national Renewable Energy Target to 2020. The REIDP initiatives will improve access to finance, drive technological innovation, develop a skilled wor

Approval of the Development Schemes for Ripley Valley, Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba Urban Development Areas
The Urban Land Development Authority Act 2007 (ULDA Act) provides for particular parts of Queensland to be declared as Urban Development Areas (UDAs) and establishes the Urban Land Development Authority to plan, carry out, promote or coordinate and control the development of land in those areas. The three UDAs of Ripley Valley, Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba fall under the strategic sites progr

Govt Response to Scrutiny of Legislation Committee Report No 46
The Scrutiny of Legislation Committee (SLC) conducted a review of part 8 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1992 (SI Act). The SLC examined the practical operation and continuing effectiveness of part 8 of the SI Act which contains requirements regarding the content, notification and availability of forms made under authority conferred by legislation. The SLC’s report, Review of part 8 of the St

Stock Route Network Management Bill 2011
The Queensland stock route network comprises approximately 2.6 million hectares of roads declared as stock routes and reserves for travelling stock. These roads and reserves also have iconic cultural heritage, recreational, environmental and biodiversity attributes. The Stock Route Network Management Bill 2011 contains reforms to the management and use of the stock route network in Queensland and

Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan
On 1 October 2010, the Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan and Draft Wide Bay Burnett State Planning Regulatory Provisions 2010 were released for public consultation, which closed on 24 December 2010. The statutory 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 app

Women on Boards Strategy - Stage 2
The Queensland Government has previously committed to increasing the numbers of women on Queensland Government boards, committees and councils. In 2006, the Government endorsed the Women on Boards Strategy, with the primary aim that, where possible, 50 per cent of new appointees to Queensland Government bodies should be women. There are compelling reasons for achieving greater gender diversity in