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Appointments to Qld College of Teachers Board
The Queensland College of Teachers is a statutory body established by the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005. The functions of the Queensland College of Teachers, as prescribed by chapter 10, part 1 of the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005, include: deciding applications for registration or permission to teach and applications for renewal of registration or permi

Appointments Board of Examiners
The Board of Examiners is established under Part 10 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (the Act). The functions of the Board of Examiners 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

Appointment of chairpersons for Valuation Objection Conferences
The Land Valuation Act 2010 (LVA) requires the Valuer-General to provide annual and maintenance valuations for land in local governments in Queensland. If an owner is dissatisfied with their valuation they may lodge an objection to the valuation within 60 days of its issue. Section 123 of the LVA requires the Valuer-General to offer an objection conference to an objector where the valuation object

Delivering Building our Regions - Regional Infrastructure Fund
The Queensland Government’s election commitment, Building our Regions, aims to ensure that funding for critical infrastructure in regional Queensland will be targeted appropriately so that it meets the specific needs of communities and supports economic development without necessitating the sale of assets. The election commitment, Working Queensland, recognises the Building our Regions fund for in

Productivity Commission review of electricity prices
A key commitment of the Government at the 2015 election was to establish a Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) to lift the productivity, competitiveness and efficiency of the Queensland economy. Electricity prices have risen in Queensland by 43 per cent on average since 2011-12. The first task of the QPC is to undertake a public inquiry on electricity prices in order to investigate short an

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction target
In February 2015, the Australian Government invited states and territories to input to its Taskforce on Australia’s post-2020 emissions reduction target. Australia’s commitment is to announce a post-2020 emissions reduction target as part of its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) by mid-2015. The Queensland Government position to the Australian Government post-2020 greenhouse gas

Review of Existing Fly-in Fly-out Arrangements in Qld
The Queensland Government is committed to delivering strong and sustainable resource communities across Queensland. Part of this commitment is to introduce choice for workers to live in the resource communities near where they work. Historically, operational workforces in the resource sector were established in regional areas through either growth of existing regional centres such as Emerald or

Great Barrier Reef election commitment
The Great Barrier Reef is important to all Queenslanders and is the ongoing focus of significant domestic and international attention. The Queensland Government has demonstrated its commitment to reef protection and management by identifying it as a specific portfolio responsibility for the first time ever. The Queensland Government has made a number of important election commitments related to th

Proposed reforms to the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009
The main purpose of the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009 (the Act) is to recognise the rights of people with disability to be accompanied by guide, hearing or assistance dogs in public places, public passenger vehicles and places of accommodation. The Act also ensures the quality and accountability of guide, hearing and assistance dog trainers. In September 2013, a full review of the Ac

Queensland Government principles for engagement in intergovernmental activities
Australia's federal structure requires intergovernmental engagement as more than 43% of Queensland Government revenue in 2013-14 came from Federal Government payments. Most current intergovernmental activity takes place through the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), which is dominated by the priorities of the Federal Government. Intergovernmental activities are all activities involving int

Tropical Cyclone Marcia Recovery Progress Report April 2015
The destructive winds, heavy rainfall and flood events of Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia (TC Marcia), which crossed the Queensland coast on 20 February 2015, have had a catastrophic effect on many Queensland communities. The scale and scope of damage from TC Marcia has seen the activation of the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) in 19 local government areas. The monthly rep