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    Your search for documents released in 2012-Aug returned 18 record/s.
    Appointment of the Adult Guardian
    The Adult Guardian is established under the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000. The primary role of the Adult Guardian is to protect the rights and interests of adults who have impaired capacity for a matter. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Kevin Martin be recommended to the Governor in Council for appointment as the Adult Guardian for a three year term commencing from 13 August 2012 up to and incl

    Appointments to Aboriginal Land Tribunal and Land Court
    The Aboriginal Land Tribunal is established under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991. The Tribunal is an independent body and receives and hears claims made by groups of Aboriginal people to areas of claimable land. The Land Court is established under the Land Court Act 2000 (Land Court Act). The Land Court is a specialised court established under the Land Court Act to hear and determine matters relatin

    Appointment of Public Advocate
    The Public Advocate is an independent statutory officer appointed under the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000. The role of the Public Advocate is to provide systems advocacy, in particular to: protect the rights and interests of adults who have impaired capacity for a matter; protect adults from neglect, exploitation or abuse; develop programs to help adults reach the greatest practicabl

    Appointment to Qld Institute of Medical Research
    The Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) is constituted under the Queensland Institute of Medical Research Act 1945 and its main objective is to conduct research into any branch or branches of medical science. In accordance with section 3(3) of the Act, the QIMR shall be under the control and management of the Council. The Council is a body corporate with the functions of raising, acce

    Appointment to the Qld Art Gallery Board of Trustees
    Under section 19 of the Queensland Art Gallery Act 1987, the Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees functions are to include control, manage and maintain the Queensland Art Gallery; to minister to the needs of the community in the visual arts by displaying works of art, promoting artistic taste through the illustration of the history and development of the visual arts, providing educational or c

    Appointment of members to Hospital and Health Boards
    The Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) objects is to establish a public sector health system that delivers high quality hospital and other health services to persons in Queensland having regard to the principles and objectives of the national health system by: (a) strengthening local decision-making and accountability, local consumer and community engagement, and local clinician engagem

    Appointment of Assisting Psychiatrists to Mental Health Court
    The Mental Health Court is established as a superior court of record under section 381 of the Mental Health Act 2000 (the Act). The court is constituted by a Supreme Court Judge and is generally assisted at any one time by two Assisting Psychiatrists. In accordance with section 383 of the Act, the Mental Health Court has the following jurisdiction (a) deciding appeals against decisions of the M

    Appointments to the Parole Boards
    The Queensland Parole Board, the Southern Queensland Regional Parole Board and the Central and Northern Queensland Regional Parole Board are independent statutory bodies established under the Corrective Services Act 2006. The parole boards determine parole applications from prisoners who are serving sentences in excess of three years, all sex offenders and offenders determined to be serious violen

    Appointment to the Board of Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited
    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited is a Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. Vacant Director positions existed on the board of Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited, requiring consideration of suitable candidates for appointment. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointment of the fol

    Appointments to the Board of CS Energy Limited
    CS Energy Limited is a Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. Vacant Director positions existed on the board of CS Energy Limited, requiring consideration of suitable candidates for appointment. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointment of the following persons for a term commencing

    Tourism Queensland and Events Queensland Appointments
    Tourism Queensland is a statutory body established under the Tourism Queensland Act 1979. It promotes and markets Queensland tourism domestically and overseas. Events Queensland is a propriety limited company established in 1989 to support and develop events that are capable of generating sustainable economic activity by attracting visitors from interstate and overseas. Cabinet endorsed that the

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Bill 2012
    The primary purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Bill 2012 (the Bill) is to address issues arising from the implementation and operation of the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (Land Holding) Act 1985 (the Land Holding Act). The Land Holding Act allowed residents of Indigenous Deeds of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) and reserve land to apply for perpetual leases for res

    Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 will amend legislation administered by the Department of Education, Training and Employment to provide for the following matters. The Bill amends the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 to enable State Schools of Distance Education to deliver e-kindy to eligible children. E-kindy is a kindergarten program delivered via distance education to chil

    Family Responsibilities Commission Amendment Bill 2012
    The Cape York Welfare Reform Trial operates in the communities of Hope Vale, Aurukun, Mossman Gorge and Coen. The objective of the Trial is to restore local authority, build stronger and more resilient communities and change behaviours in response to chronic levels of welfare dependency, social dysfunction and economic exclusion. A central feature of the Trial is the Family Responsibilities Commis

    Gold Coast Waterways Authority
    A re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority is part of the government’s commitment to improving access to Gold Coast Waterways. The re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority will oversee the management, sustainable use and development of Gold Coast Waterways. The purpose of the Authority is to provide the best possible navigational access, boating infrastructure and waterways management at

    Holidays Amendment Bill 2012
    Following a review of the Holidays Act 1983 undertaken by the previous Queensland Government, the Act was amended in 2011 to, amongst other things, move the Queen’s Birthday public holiday from the second Monday in June to the first Monday in October, with the change commencing in 2012. The Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 provides for: the movement of Labour Day from May to th

    Appointment and remuneration of Chairperson and members to Island Industries Board
    The Island Industries Board is a Queensland Government statutory body that trades as the Islanders Board of Industry and Service (commonly known as IBIS). The Board is constituted and operates pursuant to Part 7A of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984. IBIS is the major food and grocery retailer in the Torres Strait. With a head-office l

    Strengthening Front Line Disability Services in Queensland
    In July 2011, the Productivity Commission released their report into Disability Care and Support. The Queensland Government has provided support for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as proposed by the Productively Commission including that the Commonwealth Government should meet the extra cost associated with its establishment and ongoing operations. Many elements of Queensland’s curr

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    12 May, 2016

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