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Appointment to the Non State Schools Funding Committee
The Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 (the Act) provides for the establishment of two bodies, the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board and the Non-State Schools Eligibility for Government Funding Committee (Funding Committee). The Funding Committee is established under section 133 of the Act. The functions of the Funding Committee are set out in section 134 of the Act and in

Appointment to the Public Trust Office Investment Board
The common fund (which is invested by the Public Trustee) is established under section 19 of the Public Trustee Act 1978 (the Act). All investments of the common fund are controlled and managed by the Public Trust Office Investment Board (the Board). Generally, the Public Trustee, under section 21(5) of the Act, has the following obligations: to not invest funds without the Board’s approval; to sa

Appointment to the Qld Performing Arts Trust
The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is established under the Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977. The Trust’s functions are: to produce, present and manage the performing arts in the building occupied by the Trust at the Queensland Cultural Centre or any other building; to establish and conduct schools, lectures, courses, seminars and other forms of education in the performing arts; to te

Appointments Cairns Mackay Childrens Health Hospital and Health Boards
The objects of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) are 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

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

Amendments to Criminal Law Amendment Bill No2 2012
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the WCR Act) allows large employers who meet certain criteria, including being financially viable and having over 2,000 full time employees, to apply to Queensland Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Authority (Q-COMP), to cease insuring through WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover) and self-insure their workers’ compensation liabilities under the WCR

DestinationQ Partnership Report
In June 2012, the Queensland Government signed a Partnership Agreement with the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) as part of the government’s new approach to tourism – DestinationQ. The agreement included a 25 point, 12 month Key Action Plan developed at the DestinationQ Forum in Cairns by 400 industry and government stakeholders. The Key Action Plan contained commitments from a range

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Providing Freehold draft Bill 2014
The state’s remote Indigenous communities are located either on deed of grant in trust tenure, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander freehold or on Shire lease land. On 15 November 2012, the Queensland Government released the discussion paper Providing freehold title in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities for consultation. This discussion paper set out a very detailed model for provi

Qld Ecotourism Plan 2013-2020
At the inaugural DestinationQ Forum in Cairns on 26 June 2012, there was a call for developing a new Plan, along with other initiatives to competitively position Queensland as a world leader in ecotourism. This Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2013-2020 (the Plan) seeks to provide tourism operators, government, community and other stakeholders with clear direction on how Queensland will leverage its com

Qld Floods Commission of Inquiry Implementation Update Aug13
On 16 March 2012, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry delivered its Final Report into the 2010-11 floods. The Final Report contains 177 recommendations covering a broad range of matters relating to the 2010-11 floods, including the management of Wivenhoe Dam during the flood event, floodplain management, land use planning, performance of private insurers, management of abandoned and opera

Family Responsibilities Commission Amendment Bill 2013
The Cape York Welfare Reform Trial (the Trial) operates in the communities of Hope Vale, Aurukun, Mossman Gorge and Coen. Cape York Welfare Reform aims 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. The State Government has approved a 12 month extension o

G20 Safety and Security Bill 2013
The 2014 meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) is to be hosted by Australia. Queensland has been nominated by the Prime Minister as the primary venue for the G20. A G20 meeting consists of a number of meetings under the G20 umbrella. From a Queensland perspective, the two most important of the meetings will be the Heads of State/Heads of Government meeting (Leaders’ meeting) to be held in Brisbane

Reporting on Government Election and Ministerial Commitments progress June 2013
Each Government commitment has a specific Minister responsible for its delivery of the implementation of all Government Election commitments and Ministerial Deliverables in Minister’s Charter letters. The delivery status of the Government commitments will be regularly published online at Cabinet noted the report for the Government Election Commitments progress report as

Response to the Qld Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry recommendation
On 13 December 2012, Executive Council appointed a Commission of Inquiry “to make a full and careful inquiry, in an open and independent manner, into the implementation of the Queensland Health payroll system. …”. The Honourable Richard Chesterman AO RFD QD opened Queensland Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry on 1 February 2013. The Inquiry received 171 exhibits and held 36 days of heari

Security of Leasehold Land for the Island tourism industry
The Minister for Natural Resources and Mines established a stakeholder roundtable to provide advice and feedback on state leasehold land rental issues specific to the tourism sector on 24 June 2013. Interim advice from the roundtable was that it had agreed that government should consider improved tenure security options to assist in attracting investment in the tourism sector. In addition to the

State Land Tenure Reform
In May 2013, the Parliament’s State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee (the Committee) released the final report of its ‘Inquiry into the future and continued relevance of government land tenure in Queensland’ (the Parliamentary inquiry report - No. 25, 31 May 2013). The Committee made 44 recommendations to promote the security and certainty for leaseholders and native title partie

Local Government Amendment Bill 2013
The Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 proposes amendments to the City of Brisbane Act 2010, the Local Government Act 2009, the Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 and the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Amendments to the Local Government Act 2009 include appropriate transitional and financial arrangements to support de-amalgamation on 1 January 2014 by

Nature Conservation Amendment Bill 2013
The Queensland Government is committed to improving access to national parks and other public lands, while ensuring that the protected area estate is managed in a manner appropriate to the values that it contains. The Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No.2) 2013 is the result of the second stage of the review of the Nature Conservation Act 1992, aimed at delivering on key

Response HealthCommunity Committee report Palliative and community care
The Legislative Assembly referred the palliative care services and home and community care inquiry to the Health and Community Services Committee on 7 June 2012. The Committee submitted its report to the Legislative Assembly on 17 May 2013. According to the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001, the Premier or the relevant Minister must table a response to the Legislative Assembly/Clerk within three

Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal Bill 2013
In July 2013, the Premier announced the establishment of the Tribunal to determine the future remuneration and allowances for Members of Parliament under a five point plan to reform the Parliamentary entitlements system. The Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal Bill 2013: establishes the Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal as an independent statutory authority with legally binding

Regulatory Requirements Baseline Count and Red Tape Reduction
In July 2012, the Office of Best Practice Regulation’s (OBPR) was directed to investigate and report on a framework on how to reduce the burden of regulation, to achieve the Government’s commitment to reduce red tape by 20% by 2018. OBPR reviewed more than 100,000 pages of legislation, regulations and quasi-regulations to identify requirements imposed on business, community organisations or indivi

Strengthening Discipline in State Schools Amendment Bill
On 8 April 2013, the Queensland Government announced its goal to strengthen school discipline as part of the Queensland Government action plan for Queensland schools: Great teachers = Great results. The aim of the Great teachers = Great results initiative is to lift standards of teaching and give schools more autonomy so they can get on with the job of providing a safe and supportive learning env

VETE Skills Qld Amendment Bill 2013
The Vocational Education, Training and Employment (Skills Queensland) and Another Act Amendment Bill 2013 will: amend the Vocational Education, Training and Employment Act 2000 to abolish Skills Queensland and transfer its functions relating to apprentices and trainees, vocational placements, group training organisations, principal employer organisations, employment exemptions and non-departmental