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    Your search for documents released in 2012-Nov returned 29 record/s.
    Amendments to the Mental Health Act 2000
    The Queensland Mental Health Commission Bill 2012 establishes the first ever Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) to: Drive ongoing systemic reform towards a more integrated, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health and alcohol and other drugs system in Queensland; Lead coordinated action by government, non-government and private sector agencies which deliver services to people with

    Appointments to the Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority
    The Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (QBSWA) was one of three statutory authorities established under the South East Queensland Water (Restructuring) Act 2007 as part of the previous Government’s institutional changes to the South East Queensland (SEQ) bulk water industry. As part of the Government’s plan to reduce the cost of bulk water supply in the region, it committed to regionalising th

    Appointments to the Board of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited
    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited is a Government owned corporation (GOC). The Boards of GOCs are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993. Three vacancies existed on the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited Board. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Adrian Chambers, Mr Hugh (Gerry) Johnstone and Ms Suzanne Brown be recommended to Governor in Council for appoint

    Appointment of the chairperson and a director of the QRAA board
    QRAA is a statutory authority established under the Rural and Regional Adjustment Act 1994 (the Act). Its main function is to administer assistance schemes that foster the development of a more productive and sustainable rural and regional sector in Queensland. This includes assistance schemes under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (for example cyclone and flood recovery sche

    Appointment of a Deputy Chair and Members to the Hospital and Health Boards
    The Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) object 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 engageme

    Authority to Reintroduce the Heavy Vehicle National Law Bill 2012
    The Council of Australian Governments has agreed to the development of a national framework for the regulation of all vehicles exceeding 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (heavy vehicles). In February 2010, Queensland accepted the role of host jurisdiction for the national reform to create a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and a single consolidated body of Heavy Vehicle National Law to govern all hea

    Government response to coronial recommendations 2011 report
    The report, The Queensland Government’s Response to Coronial Recommendations 2011 (the 2011 Report) documents the Government’s response to coronial recommendations and comments directed to it in 2011 as well as those which were still under consideration in the 2010 Report. The 2011 Report details the implementation status of one hundred recommendations and comments directed to Government originat

    Criminal Law Amendment Bill No.2 2012
    As part of its pre-election commitments, the Government committed to: ensuring that victim impact statements be read out in court if the victim wishes; toughening the sentencing laws for drug traffickers who target children; requiring drug traffickers to serve at least 80 percent of their sentence before parole eligibility; and requiring all graffiti offenders to remove graffiti and to strengthen

    Criminal Law Child Exploitation and Dangerous Drugs Amendment Bill 2012
    As part of its Six Month Action Plan the Queensland Government committed to amend laws to address: “synthetic drugs, penalties for child pornography and some child sex offences, including a new child grooming offence”. Key provisions of the Criminal Law (Child Exploitation and Dangerous Drugs) Amendment Bill 2012 deliver on these commitments by: amending the Criminal Code to: amend the definit

    Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Unexplained Wealth Serious Drug Offender Amendment Bill 2012
    In a pre-election commitment, the Government committed to ‘introduce tough new unexplained wealth and drug trafficker declarations to target the ill-gotten gains of drug criminals’. The Criminal Proceeds Confiscation (Unexplained Wealth and Serious Drug Offender Confiscation Order) Amendment Bill 2012: amends the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 and the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 to i

    Electronic Conveyancing National Law (Queensland) Bill 2012
    Queensland is a participant in the reform to introduce a national electronic conveyancing system (e-conveyancing) and has agreed with the other participating jurisdictions to establish a nationally consistent legislative framework for e-conveyancing. This is to be achieved by legislation in agreed terms (the national law) being first enacted in New South Wales and then applied as law in other jur

    Electricity Supply in the Daintree
    The former Daintree Electricity Supply Policy was introduced to discourage development in the environmentally sensitive Daintree region by preventing the construction of new electricity networks or the extension of Ergon Energy’s (Ergon) existing network. The area is excluded from Ergon’s Distribution Authority and electricity supply via Ergon’s network is limited to each end of the Daintree reg

    Reappointment and appointment of Family Responsibilities Commissioners and Family Responsibilities Board
    The Family Responsibilities Commission (the FRC) is a central feature of the Cape York Welfare Reform Trial that operates in the communities of Aurukun, Coen, Hope Vale and Mossman Gorge. The FRC comprises the Commissioner, the Deputy-Commissioner and 18 Local Commissioners drawn from the Trial communities. The Commissioner and Local Commissioners hold conferences with community members who are wi

    Appointment and remuneration of Chairperson and members Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) establishes the Gold Coast Waterways Authority and Board. The Board controls the Authority. The Authority is a statutory entity reporting to the Minister for Transport and Main Roads. The Board is a decision making board which: reports to the Minister for Transport and Main Roads about Gold Coast waterways; oversees the day to day operation o

    Response to Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee Report 86 - Three Yearly Review of the CMC
    Government Response to the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee Report No. 86, May 2012, Three yearly review of the Crime and Misconduct Commission Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Section 292(f) of the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 requires the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee (PCMC) to conduct a three yearly review of the activities of the Crime and Misconduct Commi

    Health Practitioner and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    On 26 March 2008, the Council of Australian Governments signed an Intergovernmental Agreement to provide for a single national registration and accreditation scheme for health professions (the National Scheme). Health professions must meet six criteria for inclusion in the National Scheme. The dental technology and speech pathology professions have twice been denied inclusion into the National Sch

    Housing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    Australian Housing Ministers (State, Territory and Commonwealth) are establishing a consistent regulatory environment to support the growth and development of the not-for-profit community housing sector. This will contribute to a stronger business and governance environment for not-for-profit entities to partner with Government and the private sector, including financiers. Key features of this Na

    Appointment to the Island Industries Board
    The Island Industries Board is a Queensland Government statutory body that trades as the Islanders Board of Industry and Service. 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 (the Act). Membership of the Board, which must have a minimum of five and no more than eight members, expired on

    Queensland Mental Health Commission Bill 2012
    The Queensland Mental Health Commission Bill 2012 (Bill) establishes the first ever Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) to: drive ongoing systemic reform towards a more integrated, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health and alcohol and other drugs system in Queensland; lead coordinated action by government, non-government and private sector agencies which deliver services to peop

    Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The purpose of the Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 is to amend the Mineral Resources Act 1989 and the Environmental Protection Act 1994 to reduce red tape and associated costs for the small scale mining sector and deliver a suite of other reforms to enhance the management of Queensland’s resources. Small scale mining operations generate important economic and employment opportuni

    Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2012
    The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is driving a national program of micro-economic reforms in a range of sectors to produce single regulatory environments for the Australian economy. In February 2010, Queensland accepted the role of host jurisdiction for a national reform to create a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and a single consolidated body of Heavy Vehicle National Law which will

    National Disability Strategy 2010-20 Report to COAG 2012
    The National Disability Strategy (NDS) sets out a 10-year vision for an inclusive Australian society that enables people with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. The strategy provides a unified, national approach to improving the lives of people with disability, their families and carers. It also aims to lead a change in attitudes in Australian communities to help achieve the i

    Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The Queensland Government is committed to growing a four pillar economy, focusing on tourism, agriculture, resources and construction. On 26 June 2012, the Premier reached a partnership agreement with the Queensland Tourism Industry Council as part of the DestinationQ initiative. Under this agreement, the Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing (NPRSR) is chartered with inter al

    Police Powers and Responsibilities (Motor Vehicle Impoundment) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The Government has committed, through the ‘Safer Streets Crime Action Plan’, to introduce the toughest anti-hooning laws in the nation. The ‘Putting the Brakes on Hoons’ policy includes: hooning cars clamped and off the road for three months for the first offence; and hooning cars forfeited or crushed for any subsequent offence within the next 5 years. To achieve this commitment, the Police Power

    Appointment eight members to Queensland University Technology Council
    The Queensland University of Technology Council is the governing body of the University established by the Queensland University of Technology Act 1998. The functions of QUT prescribed in section 5 of the Act include to: provide education at university standard; provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; encourage the advancement and development of knowledge, and its applic

    Review Right to Information and Information Privacy Acts 2009
    Cabinet noted the issues raised in the review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009. Cabinet approved the release of two discussion papers: Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009: RTI Act and Chapter 3 of the IP Act and Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009: Privacy provisions of the IP Act

    The Appointment of a Chairperson Deputy Chairperson and ten members to the Queensland Heritage Council
    The Queensland Heritage Council (QHC) is a twelve-person statutory authority established under the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 (the Act) to help conserve Queensland’s cultural heritage. It does not deal with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage. QHC provides strategic advice to the Minister about Queensland’s non-Indigenous cultural heritage and makes decisions about what plac

    Waste Reduction Amendment Bill 2012
    The Waste Reduction and Recycling and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012amends a range of legislation administered by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. The Bill amends: the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 to finalise implementation of the Government’s commitment to repeal the waste levy. These amendments complete the Government’s commitment to repeal the waste lev

    Transport Infrastructure Waterways Management Regulation 2012
    The Transport Infrastructure (Waterways Management) Regulation 2012 sets out the various on-water activities which are controlled or require approvals on Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast waterways. These activities include anchoring, mooring and grounding of watercraft, time limits for living on watercraft, take off and landing of aircraft and the authorisation or prohibition of particular conduct. T

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