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    Qld Govt Action Plan to stop alcohol and drug-related violence
    Alcohol and drug-related violence is a significant problem for Queensland. Violent and anti-social patrons of licensed venues have a disproportionate impact on Queensland’s nightlife. Their aggressive and irresponsible conduct has harmful and sometimes tragic results. Following public consultation through an online survey, “An action plan to restore responsible behaviour and respect, stamp out alc

    Energy Legislation AEMC Payments Bill 2014
    As rule maker and market developer for Australian energy markets, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) makes and amends the detailed rules for the operation of the National Electricity Market and elements of the natural gas markets in accordance with the National Electricity Law and the National Gas Law. As part of its market development role, it also conducts market reviews with a view

    Queensland Child Protection Reform Bills
    On 1 July 2013, the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry issued its landmark report making 121 recommendations to improve Queensland’s child protection system. The aim of the recommended reforms is to make it easier for families to get support so that wherever possible, children can remain safely at home. In December 2013, the Queensland Government tabled a response to the Commission

    Construction and Tourism (Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Bill 2014
    The Government is committed to reducing red tape on industry and the community. The liquor and gaming red tape reduction program is being progressed in phases, with two Bills already delivered in May 2013 and November 2013. The Construction and Tourism (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 will amend the Gaming Machine Act 1991 to reduce red tape on community clubs by: r

    TAFE Qld Dual Sector Entity Amendment Bill 2014
    The TAFE Queensland (Dual Sector Entity) Amendment Bill 2014 provides for the creation of dual sector entities in Queensland. A dual sector entity is an entity that delivers both higher education and vocational education and training (VET). In delivering VET, the dual sector entity can use the term TAFE. The Bill will enable the merger between Central Queensland University and Central Queensland

    Electricity and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
    The Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme (the Scheme) provides for eligible participants to supply surplus electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems into the Queensland electricity grid. Participants in the Scheme are paid a feed-in tariff for their surplus exported electricity. The feed-in tariff is paid by distributors and costs are passed through to electricity customers via network

    Appointment Electoral Commissioner
    Section 20 of the Electoral Act 1992 provides that there is to be an Electoral Commissioner. The role of the Electoral Commissioner is to administer the electoral laws of Queensland, conduct free and democratic parliamentary and industrial elections and review local government boundaries. The Electoral Commissioner is also responsible for the management of the Electoral Commission of Queensland.

    Reforming Queensland electricity network reliability standards
    Electricity network reliability standards govern how network infrastructure is built and operated to avoid or manage outages. The current electricity network reliability standards prescribe a network design approach which requires extra infrastructure to be built (redundancy) to achieve reliability of supply. In early 2013, the Independent Review Panel on Network Costs (IRP) found existing reliab

    Forestry Amendment Bill 2014
    Under automatic expiry provisions in the Statutory Instruments Act 1992, the Forestry Regulation 1998 must be remade. The Regulation was scheduled to expire in 2009 but its expiry was extended on the basis that provisions of the Forestry Act 1959 (the Act) were under review. The Regulation is now scheduled to expire on 31 August 2014 and needs to be remade before then. The relevant provisions of t

    Further Education and Training Bill 2014
    The Further Education and Training Bill 2014 will: repeal the Vocational Education, Training and Employment Act 2000; create new training legislation for Queensland to support the Government’s reform priorities for vocational education and training (VET), including streamlining and modernising the State’s regulatory system for apprenticeships and traineeships; and repeal the Higher Education (Gene

    Queensland Ministerial Handbook
    The Queensland Ministerial Handbook is part of the suite of Governing Queensland Handbooks. It is the primary corporate governance policy and procedure document for Ministerial Offices and sets monetary limits for entitlements and allowances for Ministers, Assistant Ministers and ministerial staff. After a period of review, the Handbook has been revised to reflect current Government policy, remov

    Nature Conservation Amendment and Repeal Regulation
    The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection has reviewed the protected plants legislative framework in Queensland. As a result of the review, the department has prepared new legislation governing protected plants in Queensland, with provisions primarily consolidated within the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006, rather than being spread across multiple legislative

    North Pine Dam Optimisation Study draft report - public consultation
    The North Pine Dam Optimisation Study implements recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry. The optimisation study identified and assessed potential improvements to the operation of the existing dam infrastructure. The Queensland Government is seeking community feedback on the report. Cabinet approved the release of the North Pine Dam Optimisation Study Report for public

    Child Protection Offender Reporting Amendment Bill 2014
    The government has committed to introducing more stringent monitoring of sex offenders and tougher conditions for offenders who make up the Queensland component of the National Child Offender System (NCOS) (formerly the Australian National Child Offender Register). The Child Protection (Offender Reporting) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 gives effect to that commitment by increasing the

    Qld Training Assets Management Authority Bill 2014
    The Government is reforming the provision of vocational education and training (VET) services in the State. That reform process follows recommendations made by the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce and the Independent Commission of Audit. The transfer of State VET assets to a specialist management entity is part of the Government’s VET reforms, and is intended to: allow TAFE Queensland a

    Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience
    The Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience has been developed by the Queensland Government to define resilience and to provide strategic direction to achieve the government’s vision for resilience across all sectors: community, economy, natural environment and the built environment. Cabinet endorsed the Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience and approved the strategy for official release

    Appointments to Work Health and Safety Board
    The Work Health and Safety Board (the Board) is established under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (the WHS Act). The primary function of the Board is to give advice and make recommendations to the Minister about policies, strategies, allocation of resources, and legislative arrangements for work health and safety in Queensland. In appointing persons to the Board, Schedule 2 Section 6 of the WH

    Wivenhoe and Somerset Dams Optimisation Study Stage 1 draft report - public consultation
    The Wivenhoe and Somerset Dams Optimisation Study implements recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry. The optimisation study identified and assessed potential improvements to the operation of the existing dam infrastructure. The Queensland Government is seeking community feedback on the report. Cabinet approved the release of the Wivenhoe and Somerset Dam Optimisation S

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