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Your search for documents released in 2012-Jun returned 24 record/s.
Animal Care and Protection Bill 2012
The Government’s First 100 Day Action Plan included amending the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 to protect Queensland’s iconic dugong and turtle populations. The Animal Care and Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 will repeal the current exemption from animal welfare obligations under the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island people who d

Appointment of Chairperson of the Public Service Commission
The Public Service Commission is established under the Public Service Act 2008. The Commission is responsible for providing vision and strategic advice on the priorities and directions for the Queensland Public Service to ensure that Queensland is proactively addressing current public sector reform initiatives. The Public Service Act establishes a board of commissioners, comprising of external

Appointment of Commissioner to Child Protection Commission of Inquiry
The Commissioner to the Child Protection Inquiry is established under the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1950. As part of the “First 100 Days Action Plan” the Government made a commitment to appoint a new Commission of Inquiry “to review progress of outcomes related to the ‘Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions’ and the report of the Crime and Misconduct

Appointment of Assistant Commissioner Health Quality and Complaints Commission
The Health Quality and Complaints Commission (HQCC) is constituted under the provisions of the Health Quality and Complaints Commission Act 2006 (the Act) and its main objects are to provide for oversight and review of, and improvement in, the quality of health services, and independent review and management of health complaints. Section 149 of the Act provides for the appointment by Governor in

Appointment of the Boards of Far North Qld Ports Corp Ltd and Gladstone Ports Corp Ltd
Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Limited and Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited are Government Owned Corporations (GOCs). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1994. Vacancies exist for the positions of Chair for each of these boards. Cabinet endorsed recommending to the Governor in Council the appointment of the following persons for a term commen

Appt of Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd
Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd is a proprietary company limited by shares jointly owned by the State of Queensland and the Brisbane City Council, with both parties signatories to a Shareholders Agreement. The company’s constitution sets out the objects of the company: to plan for major and iconic festivals and niche festivals in Brisbane and South East Queensland; to produce festivals that have

Appt of Screen Qld Pty Ltd
Screen Queensland is a Proprietary Company Limited by Shares, with the State of Queensland as the sole shareholder. The company’s constitution sets out the objects of the company: to increase the level of film and television production in Queensland; to develop and maintain a creative infrastructure in Queensland for the film and television production industry; to develop and maintain an active an

Appt to the Board of the Building Construction Industry Training Fund
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (BCITF) was established as the Centre of Excellence for the building and construction industry in July 2007. The Centre of Excellence represents a partnership model between industry and government to address skills and workforce development needs within the industry. The BCITF now trades as Construction Skills Queensland with funds generated by

Appt to the Qld Studies Authority
The Queensland Studies Authority is a statutory body established by the Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Act 2002. The functions of the Queensland Studies Authority as prescribed by part 2, division 2 of the Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Act 2002 include to: develop, revise, approve, accredit and support implementation of years 1-12 syllabuses, preparatory guidelines and kinde

Appointment to the SEQ Water Grid Manager Board
The South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Grid Manager (WGM) is established under the South East Queensland Water (Restructuring) Act 2007. The SEQ WGM is a Government-owned statutory body responsible for managing the strategic operation of the SEQ Water Grid. Appointment terms of four board members expired on 30 June 2012. The Government has committed to merging the bulk water entities as part of its

Appointment to WorkCover Qld Board and QCOMP Board
Section 424 and Section 335 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 provides for the establishment of the WorkCover Queensland Board and the Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Authority (Q-COMP) Board respectively. Each Board is responsible for ensuring that Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme acts in a fair, balanced and economically sound manner. The WorkCover Board’s rol

Appointment of Deputy Chairs and 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

Cape York Bioregion Management Plan
Stakeholder feedback from the scoping paper consultation will inform the preparation of the draft Cape York Bioregion Management Plan. The development of the Cape York Bioregion Management Plan is part of the Government’s broader Cape York policy which includes initiatives to ensure Indigenous communities have a bigger say in their economic development. Community consultation in relation to a Wor

Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2012
As part of its election commitments the Queensland Government undertook to introduce amendments within its first 100 days of forming Government to toughen the sentences for evade police, murder (including the murder of a police officer) and serious assaults committed upon police officers. The Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2012 delivers on these pre-election commitments by: amending the Criminal Co

Electricity Act Amendment Bill 2012 (Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme Review)
The Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme (the Scheme) has achieved its policy objectives to make solar photovoltaic (PV) systems more affordable for Queenslanders, stimulate the solar power industry and encourage energy efficiency. The Scheme pays eligible households and other small customers for the surplus electricity generated from solar PV panel systems, which is exported to the Queensland electricit

Establishment of Commission of Inquiry on child protection
As part of the Queensland Government’s 100 day action plan, the Government committed to establish an ‘Inquiry to review the progress of the implementation of the recommendations of the Forde Inquiry and Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) Inquiry and to chart a new road map for child protection for the next decade’. The Commission’s focus will be on charting a new road map for Queensland’s chil

Establishment of Projects Qld
The Government committed to the establishment of Projects Queensland within Queensland Treasury and Trade as part of the 100 Day Plan. Cabinet endorsed the scope of responsibilities for Projects Queensland as follows: Preparation of preliminary evaluations for key projects with the greatest potential as public private partnerships (PPPs); Preparation of business cases for all projects approved a

Establishment of the Queensland Schools Planning Commission
The Government committed under its First 100 Day Action Plan to establish a “Queensland Schools Plan Commission”. The Government’s commitment was for the Queensland Schools Plan Commission to have representatives from the State, Catholic and Independent schooling sectors and provide a forum for collaboration on planning and funding across Queensland that would benefit all systems and all communit

Commonwealth Income Management Trials in Queensland
Income management was announced in the 2011–12 Federal Budget as part of the Better Futures, Local Solutions place-based measures, with the Commonwealth Government investing $117.5 million over five years to introduce income management in five new trial locations across Australia, including Rockhampton and Logan in Queensland. Income management is a budgeting tool being implemented by the Commonw

Indemnity Arrangements for Hospital and Health Services
The Council of Australian Governments’ National Health Reforms commence on 1 July 2012. From this date, statutory bodies, known as Hospital and Health Services, assume responsibility for the function of delivering hospital and other health services to Queensland on behalf of the State. Queensland Health will provide overall management of the health system. The Hospital and Health Service workforc

Partners in Govt Agreement - relationship between State and Local Govt in Qld
The Partners in Government Agreement meets one of the Queensland Government’s key election commitments contained in the Government’s Empowering Queensland Local Government (Local and State Government Roles and Relationship) which provided for the establishment of a Partners in Government Agreement between the Queensland Government and the Local Government Association of Queensland. The Partners in

South East Queensland Water Amendment Bill 2012
The South East Queensland Water (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) Amendment Bill 2012 (the Bill) proposes to remove the special industrial relations measures, in particular the Workforce Frameworks, that were mandated by the former Government to apply to council employees who transferred to the South East Queensland (SEQ) distributor-retailers and for those Allconnex Water (Allconnex) employ

Release of the State of the Environment Queensland 2011 Report
The State of the Environment Queensland 2011 report has been prepared as a requirement of the Queensland Government under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 and the Coastal Protection and Management Act 1995. The 2011 Report highlights the progress on actions developed in response to issues identified in previous reports (1996, 1999, 2003 and 2007), as well as a range of new initiatives that h

Water Amendment Regulation (No.1) 2012
The Water Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2012 was prepared to provide for the implementation of the levy on petroleum tenure holders to fund the underground water management functions currently aligned to the Queensland Water Commission (the Commission). The underground water management functions of the Commission are described in Chapter 3 of the Water Act 2000. The levy will provide for the recov