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Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project - Transfer to North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation
Expansion of the Port of Abbot Point is critical to unlock the ‘greenfield’ Galilee Basin, which covers an area of approximately 247,000 square kilometres and contains a very large inferred resource of mostly volatile, low sulphur thermal coal. The opening up of the Galilee Basin has the potential to create significant long-term benefits for Queensland, with job creation in mining, construction a

Appointments to Queensland 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 pro

Appointments to Trade and Investment Queensland Board
The Trade and Investment Queensland Board (TIQ Board) was established in 2013 under section 16 of the Trade and Investment Queensland Act 2013 (the Act). Section 17 of the Act provides the TIQ Board is responsible for the way Trade and Investment Queensland performs its functions, including ensuring Trade and Investment Queensland performs its functions in a proper, effective and efficient way. Tr

Appointment to Board of Aviation Australia Pty Ltd
Aviation Australia Pty Ltd provides aviation training to support the development of Queensland as an aviation and aerospace hub for the Asia-Pacific region, and is a centre of excellence in education and training for the aviation industry. The constitution of Aviation Australia Pty Ltd defines the objectives for which the Company is established as to: facilitate the setup and establishment of a

Appointments to Business Development Fund Investment Panel
The Business Development Fund (BDF) is the Queensland Government’s $40 million early stage and follow-on venture capital fund investing in growing innovative Queensland businesses. It is a key element of the Business Investment Attraction package, which is part of the Advance Queensland program. Advance Queensland will facilitate growth of Queensland’s knowledge-based economy, creating jobs and i

Appointment of members to Hospital and Health Boards
The objects of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) are to establish a public sector health system that delivers high quality hospital and other health services to persons in Queensland having regard to the principles and objectives of the national health system by: strengthening local decision-making and accountability, local consumer and community engagement, and local clinician eng

Appointment to Island Industries Board
The Island Industries Board is a Statutory Body established under Part 7A of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 with a range of powers intended to enable it to operate as a business enterprise for the general convenience and benefit of the residents of the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Region. The Board consists of a maximum of

Appointments to Queensland 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: initial and ongoing eligibility requirements for registration and permission to teach; deciding applications for re

Appointments to South Bank Corporation Board
South Bank Corporation is a statutory corporation established under the South Bank Corporation Act 1989 (the Act). Its principal function is to promote, facilitate, carry out and control development within the South Bank Corporation area, and includes providing for a diverse range of recreational, cultural and educational pursuits for visitors. The Act provides that the corporation must have a Bo

Review of the Child Protection Offender Prohibition Order Act 2008
In June 2013 the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) undertook a statutory review of the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008 (CPOPO Act) focusing on the first five years of operation of the Act. The review sought to determine how the CPOPO Act had operated in practice between 2008 and 2013, and to what extent the Act had achieved its purpose by providing for the protection of

December 2015 Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum
The Queensland Government is working collaboratively with the Australian Government to progress protecting the Great Barrier Reef. This has included coming together at the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum to discuss key issues such as the implementation of the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan (Reef 2050 Plan) that was jointly released by both governments in March 2015. The Queensland G

Statutory review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009
The Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009 (VOCA Act) commenced in December 2009. The purposes of the Act are to declare the fundamental principles of justice to underlie the treatment of victims; implement the principles of justice and set out processes to make complaints about conduct inconsistent with the principles; and establish a financial assistance scheme for victims who have suffered from a

Discussion Paper Security of Payment for Subcontractors
Securing the payment of subcontractors within the building and construction industry in Australia has for many years been recognised as a very complex issue, with no simple solution. A key difficulty in addressing the problem is the large number of different factors that can influence the payment process. These include contractual agreements, commercial relationships, supply chain arrangements, th

Establishment of the Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme
From 1897, previous governments controlled the lives, earnings and savings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders under a range of ‘Protection Acts’. This included the underpayment of wages and mismanagement of savings accounts. The Queensland Government established a fund of $21 million to provide reparation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people whose wages and savings w

Tropical Cyclone Marcia Recovery Progress Report December 2015 Report
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 reports on