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    Your search for documents released in 2013-Sep returned 16 record/s.
    Appropriation Bill (No.2) 2013
    Section 35 of the Financial Accountability Act 2009 provides that if expenditure from the Consolidated Fund exceeds the amount approved by annual appropriation (known as unforeseen expenditure), the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Treasurer, may authorise the expenditure within four weeks of the end of the financial year. Unforeseen expenditure must also be formally approved by

    Appointments to the Board of Examiners
    The Board of Examiners is constituted under Part 10 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (the Act). The functions of the Board are: to decide the competencies necessary for holders of certificates of competency; to assess applicants, or have applicants assessed, for certificates of competency; to grant certificates of competency to persons who have demonstrated to the Board’s satisfaction

    Appointment Chairperson Trade and Investment Qld Board
    In November 2012, Geoffrey Thomas and John Mickel were appointed to undertake a comprehensive review of Trade and Investment Queensland (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 s

    Appointment Criminal Organisation Public Interest Monitor
    The Criminal Organisation Act 2009 (the Act) seeks to disrupt and restrict the activities of organisations involved in serious criminal activity and to disrupt and restrict the activities of the members and associates of such organisations who are involved in serious criminal activity. Section 83 of the Act provides for the appointment of the Criminal Organisation Public Interest Monitor (COPIM)

    Appointment of Deputy Chairperson Trade and Investment Qld Board
    In November 2012, Geoffrey Thomas and John Mickel were appointed to undertake a comprehensive review of Trade and Investment Queensland (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 s

    Appointment Chairperson Mental Health and Drug Advisory Council
    Established under section 37 of the Queensland Mental Health Commission Act 2013 (‘the Act), the functions of the Queensland Mental Health Advisory Council (the Council) are to provide advice to the Queensland Mental Health Commission on mental health or substance misuse issues and to make recommendations to the Commission in relation to its functions. The Council will also act as champion for con

    appointment five members university of southern queensland council
    The University of Southern Queensland Council is the governing body of the University established by the University of Southern Queensland Act 1998 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University which generally provides for education at a university standard and courses of study or instruction (at the levels of achievement the council considers appropriate) to meet the ne

    Appointment Justices of the Peace Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal
    As part of the election commitments, the Government committed $3.5 million over four years to the justice of the peace (JP) program to enhance and refocus the role of JPs in the community. As part of this commitment, a trial commenced in June 2013 to expand the role of JPs to hear minor civil disputes (MCD) with a value of $5,000 or less and non-urgent residential tenancy matters in the Queenslan

    Appointment to the Qld Rail Board
    Queensland Rail is a statutory authority providing essential passenger service functions. The Chair and Queensland Rail Board (the Board) are essential to the effective operation of Queensland Rail (the Authority). The Board’s role are set out in section 15 of the Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 (the Act) to: decide the strategies and the operational, administrative and financial polic

    Appointment Right to Information Commissioners
    Section 147 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) establishes the role of Right to Information (RTI) Commissioner and provides that the RTI Commissioner is a member of the staff of the Office of the Information Commissioner. The RTI Commissioner is a deputy to the Information Commissioner, particularly as it relates to the Information Commissioner’s functions under the RTI Act, as delega

    Community Consultation on desired level of service South East Qld
    Adopting desired level of service (LOS) objectives is an approach used across Australia to provide an indication of the volume of water that can be supplied at a given level of security and to ensure adequate supply planning. The desired LOS objectives for South East Queensland (SEQ) specifies the anticipated frequency, severity and duration of water restrictions, as well as other security measur

    Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
    The Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (the Bill) amends various Health portfolio Acts to support the policy initiatives of the Government, and to improve the effective operation of the relevant Acts. Key policy initiatives being given effect by the Bill include: amendment of the Public Health Act 2005 will establish the maternal death statistics collection to increase awareness of maternal de

    Petroleum and Gas Production Safety Regulation and Fee Decision RIS
    The Petroleum and Gas (P&G) Safety and Health Fee is a full cost recovery fee system for the Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate (the Inspectorate), to undertake its regulatory role under the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004. This P&G Safety and Health Fee was introduced in 2010, replacing the previous cost recover fee system, in order to better fund the Inspectorate allowing them t

    Police and Community Safety final report
    In November 2012, the Queensland Government announced a review of the police and community safety portfolio to identify opportunities to improve efficiency, quality, and accessibility to front line services and to recommend ways to eliminate duplication and waste. Former Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Mick Keelty, was appointed review the review team. The final report of the Police and Co

    Police Powers and Responsibilities Amendment Bill 2013
    The Bill will amend the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 to improve efficiency of delivering policing services and enhance community safety. The Bill improves the delivery of police services and utilisation of police resources by: removing the need for senior officer approval to take a DNA sample allowing the Commissioner to use non-government laboratories to analyse DNA samples amendin

    Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2013
    The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (the Bill) amends the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRAA) to facilitate a smooth transfer of public housing tenancies to Community Housing Providers. The legislative amendments will enable a Community Housing Provider to capture Commonwealth Rent Assistance in the rent charged to

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