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Queensland Government Response to Agriculture Resources and Environment Committee Report No 13
On 7 June 2012, the Legislative Assembly resolved that the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee investigate and report on methods to: reduce regulatory requirements impacting on agriculture and resource industries in Queensland; and to further promote economic development while balancing environmental protections. The Committee tabled Report No. 13, Inquiry into Queensland’s Agricult

Appointment to Council of Central Qld University
The Council of the Central Queensland University is the governing body of the University established by the Central Queensland University Act 1998 (the Act). The functions of the Council, as prescribed by section 5 of the Act, include: to provide education at university standard; to provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; to encourage the advancement and development of knowledge

Reappointment to Local Government Change Commission
The Local Government Act 2009 provides for the Local Government Change Commission to assess proposed local government changes including changes to a local government’s area, name or representation. The Commission is constituted by the Electoral Commissioner of Queensland or any combination of the Electoral Commissioner, deputy electoral commissioner or casual commissioner, as required and as nomi

Extension of appointment of Trustees of Parklands Gold Coast
The Parklands Gold Coast venue is located at Southport and is managed by the Trustees of Parklands Gold Coast (the Trust). The venue is used as a harness racing venue and for a number of community, entertainment and recreational purposes, including the annual Gold Coast Show and the ‘Big Day Out’ event. Mr John (Jim) Callaghan (chairperson), Mr John Howe and Ms Susan Forrester were appointed as t

Appointment to Council of University of Sunshine Coast
The University of the Sunshine Coast Council (the Council) is the governing body of the University established by the University of the Sunshine Coast Act 1998 (the Act). The functions of the Council as prescribed by section 5 of the Act include: to provide education at university standard; to provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; to encourage the advancement and development

Appointment to the Surveyors Board of Queensland
The Surveyors Board of Queensland (the Board) is an independent statutory body whose purpose is to maintain public confidence in the surveying profession by ensuring surveys are carried out by registrants in a professional and competent way. The Board’s major functions include prescribing competency frameworks for surveyors; assessing applications for all categories of registration and endorsement

Appointments to Qld Reconstruction Board
The Queensland Reconstruction Board is established under section 28 of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority Act 2011. As set out in section 29 of the Act, the functions of the Board are as follows. to set the strategic priorities for the Queensland Reconstruction Authority; to make recommendations to the Minister responsible for the Act about: priorities for community infrastructure, other p

Appointments to Queensland Treasury Corporation Capital Markets Board
The QTC Capital Markets Board is established under section 10 of the Queensland Treasury Corporation Act 1988 (the Act) and is responsible for managing all of QTC’s affairs, except those relating to certain superannuation and other long-term assets. Board responsibilities include: overseeing QTC’s operations, including its control and accountability systems; developing and monitoring QTC’s strat

Response on Body Corporate and Community Management Amendment Bill
On 14 September 2012, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice introduced the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (the Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. Following introduction, the Bill was referred to the Queensland Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (the Committee) for its detailed examination. Cabinet noted the Commi

Commonwealth Games Brand Protection Bill 2013
Brand protection legislation is desirable for the following reasons: The Games budget includes income from sponsorships. Corporate sponsors expect measures to ensure the rights they acquire to associate themselves with the Games are not diluted by having unauthorised people also associating themselves with the Games. The level of protection will directly affect the commercial value of sponsorships

Environmental Protection and Other Leg Amendment Regulation No1 2013
The Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2013 (the Amendment Regulation) amends the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008, to give effect to the provisions of the Environmental Protection (Greentape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (the Greentape Reduction Act), passed by Parliament on 31 July 2012. The Amendment Regulation includes pr

Response Land Protection Legislation Flying fox Control Bill 2012
The Member for Dalrymple, Mr Shane Knuth MP, introduced the Land Protection Legislation (Flying-fox Control) Amendment Bill 2012 as a Private Member’s Bill on 21 June 2012. The Bill amends the Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 and the Nature Conservation Act 1992 to control the health risks posed by flying-foxes. The policy intent of these amendments is to empower a landow

Response to retirement villages review
On 29 November 2012, the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee tabled its Report No. 13 entitled ‘Review of the Retirement Villages Act 1999’. The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee made a total of 37 recommendations which covered a range of key issues affecting both residents and scheme operators at retirement villages. In accordance with section 107 of the Parliament o

Government Wireless Network process
The proposed Government Wireless Network (GWN) is intended to deliver enhanced digital voice radio and narrowband communications for Queensland’s public safety agencies with improved security, interoperability between agencies, added functionality and a foundation upon which to provide modern front-line public safety services. An Expression of Interest (EOI) process was undertaken with documentati

Development of oil shale in Queensland
In 2008, the former Queensland Government announced an oil shale policy that included a 20 year moratorium on developing the McFarlane oil shale deposit (near Proserpine); the development of a demonstration plant by Queensland Energy Resources (QER) at the Stuart deposit near Gladstone, and that no other oil shale development would be progressed in Queensland until QER had reported to government o

Qld Reconstruction Authority Bill 2013
In January 2013, ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald and an associated monsoon trough passed over parts of Queensland and New South Wales over a number of days, causing widespread impact including severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes. Following these disasters, the recovery and reconstruction of affected communities is an immediate priority. However, there will also be a strong focus on building Queensla

Succession to the Crown Bill 2013
In October 2011 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Perth, leaders of the Realms agreed to changes to the rules for Royal Succession. In July 2012, the Australian, States and Territories Governments, through Council of Australian Governments, agreed to support three reforms to the rules on royal succession proposed by the United Kingdom’s Government: To allow for succession regardle