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Appointments Child Death Case Review Committee
The Child Death Case Review Committee was established under Chapter 6, Part 1 of the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000. The Committee is required to review all “original reviews” carried out by the Chief Executive under Part 7A of the Child Protection Act 1999 and make recommendations to the Chief Executive about: improving Child Safety Services policies relati

Appointment of Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions
Section 4A of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1984 (the Act) establishes the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Section 17 of the Act provides for the appointment of a Deputy DPP. Section 10 of the Act provides that the DPP’s functions are to: prepare, institute and conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the Crown; prepare and conduct appeals against convictions or pen

Appointment Trade and Investment Qld Board
In November 2012, Geoffrey Thomas and John Mickel was appointed to undertake a comprehensive review of TIQ. The Report was presented in January 2013. The Report made 86 recommendations across the organisation, with key recommendations on TIQ's role and operations domestically and overseas, alignment of resources in current and emerging markets, and corporate structure and governance. Governme

Appointments to the Griffith University Council
The Griffith University Council is the governing body of the University established by the Griffith University Act 1998 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University which generally provide for education at university standard and courses of study or instruction (at the levels of achievement the council considers appropriate) to meet the needs of the community generally,

Appointments to Residential Tenancies Authority
The Residential Tenancies Authority’s Board of Directors (the Board) is established under Chapter 10, Part 3 of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008. The role of the Board is to ensure the Authority is performing its functions and exercises its powers in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The Board is required to include representatives of industry and consumer or

Appointment of Chair of Screen Queensland
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

Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013
The Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013: amends the Public Service Act 2008 to include a civil immunity provision for state employees amends the Police Service Administration Act 1990 to provide police and non-sworn members with civil immunity consistent with that proposed for other public servants. The State currently provides indemnities and legal assistan

Release Draft Digital Economy Strategy Public Consultation
The Queensland Government announced its intention to release a draft digital economy strategy for consultation as an economic growth and infrastructure development action in its Six Month Action Plan: July – December 2013. The Draft Queensland Digital Economy Strategy identifies what the Queensland Government sees as the strategic objectives, desired outcomes, and future action ideas for Queenslan

Education Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Bill 2013
The Education (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) Bill 2013 will: establish the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) as the new statutory authority to oversee curriculum, certification, assessment and testing frameworks for all Queensland schools; and repeal the Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Act 2002 and abolish the Queensland Studies Authority. The QCAA

Electrical Safety Regulation 2013
The need for the proposed Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 (the 2013 Regulation) is due to the automatic expiry of the Electrical Safety Regulation 2002 (the 2002 Regulation) under the requirements of the Statutory Instruments Act 1992. A consultation Regulatory Assessment Statement (RAS) for the review of the 2002 Regulation was released for public comment between 28 March 2013 and 26 April 2013

Industrial Relations Fair Work Harmonisation Bill 2013
The Industrial Relations (Fair Work Harmonisation No. 2) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2013 amends the Industrial Relations Act 1999 to create a new industrial relations framework for the Queensland jurisdiction which will provide a simplified and flexible industrial relations system that is adaptable for local service delivery, innovation and productivity improvements. The Bill also includes ame

Liquor Red Tape Reduction and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
Government is committed to reducing the regulatory burden on the liquor and gaming industry to support tourism as one of the four pillars of the Queensland economy. In accordance with this commitment, the Liquor (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 amends liquor and gaming legislation to implement a number of red tape reduction and miscellaneous proposals, including: exte

Metadata Review Status Update
In response to the recommendations of the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee’s Report into the Crime and Misconduct Commission’s release and destruction of Fitzgerald Inquiry documents (PCMC Inquiry), Queensland State Archives (QSA) commenced a review of all item-level metadata for closed public records in QSA’s custody. Agencies responsible for those closed records were involved in the

North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Bill 2013
The North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability and another Act Amendment Bill 2013 amends the North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Act 2011 to extend mining to 2035 and removes the restricted mine path at the Enterprise Mine on North Stradbroke Island. Cabinet approved the introduction of the North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Amendment Bill 2013 into

Queensland Government One Stop Shop Plan
The Queensland Government One-Stop Shop will make it easier and more convenient to find out about access services. Most services will be online, but for those issues where customers prefer to speak to someone, a customer service advisor will be available. No matter which channel a customer chooses, the One-Stop Shop will provide a more consistent customer experience characterised by a helpful, res

Government response to Coronial Recommendations 2012 Report
The role of a coroner is to inquire into the death of a person, either by coronial investigation or inquest. Such an inquiry aims to determine the circumstances of the death. A coroner may comment on anything connected with a death that relates to public health or safety, the administration of justice or ways to prevent similar deaths from happening in similar circumstances in the future. Comments

Govt Response Education and Innovation Committee review of Auditor General report on Online Service Delivery
On 19 March 2013, the Auditor-General tabled the Audit Report 8: 2012-13 Online Service Delivery in the Legislative Assembly. The Auditor-General’s Report found that: customer expectations of online service options are not being met; public sector services that are not provided online cost more to deliver, both for the Government and the public; and although credit card data collected through onli

Queensland Science and Innovation Action Plan
The Queensland Science and Innovation Action Plan has been developed to provide a framework for the State’s science and innovation activity across government. The Plan responds to the Government’s policy statement of “Science and Innovation for Economic Success” and directions established by the Commission of Audit to provide customer-focused services. The Action Plan articulates new goals and gov

Tattoo Parlours, Vicious Lawless Disestablishment and Criminal Organisations Disruption Bills
On 28 September 2013, in the wake of violence at Broadbeach involving criminal motorcycle gangs, the Queensland Government announced its commitment to: adopt a zero tolerance crackdown on criminal gangs; provide whatever additional resources are necessary for the Queensland Police Service to carry out this crackdown; introduce a range of tougher laws to tackle criminal gangs; and support any move

Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Bill 2013
On 23 March 2013 the Finance and Administration Committee tabled its report on its Inquiry into the Operation of the Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme. The Committee’s report included 32 recommendations. In response to the Committee’s report and recommendations, the Queensland Government has proposed a number of legislative amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003