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Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
The Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 amends ten Acts within the Agriculture and Fisheries portfolio.
The Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 will:
clarify the interpretation and application of the existing legislation;
address inconsistencies with Commonwealth legislation;
reduce obligations for suppliers of permanent identification devices for cats and do
Appointment of members to the Child Death Case Review Panel
On 1 July 2012, the Queensland Government established the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (the Commission), which was tasked with reviewing the entire child protection system and to chart a new roadmap for child protection for the next decade.
On 1 July 2013, the Commission released its final report, ‘Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection’. The Commissi
Appointment Non-State Schools Accreditation Board
The Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (the Board) is an independent statutory body established under section 105 of the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 (the Act).
Section 106 of the Act details the functions of the Board, which include assessing applications for accreditation of non-state schools, assessing suitability of schools’ governing bodies, accrediting schools c
Appointment of the Public Advocate
Section 208 of the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (the Act) provides that there must be a Public Advocate.
Section 209 of the Act outlines that the Public Advocate has the following functions:
promoting and protecting the rights of adults with impaired capacity for a matter;
promoting the protection of the adults from neglect, exploitation or abuse;
encouraging the development of progra
Appointment Qld Treasury Corporation Capital Markets Board
The Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) Capital Markets Board is established under section 10 of the Queensland Treasury Corporation Act 1988 and is responsible for managing all of QTC’s affairs, except those relating to certain superannuation and other long-term assets. Board responsibilities include:
overseeing QTC’s operations, including its control and accountability systems;
Tourism and Events Queensland Board Appointment
Tourism and Events Queensland Board (TEQ) is a statutory authority established under the Tourism and Events Queensland Act 2012. TEQ seeks to achieve economic and social benefits for the state through:
marketing and promoting tourism in Queensland;
tourism experience and destination development; and
securing major events to be held in Queensland.
TEQ also works in partnership with the Departmen
Commission of Inquiry into the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre
The Queensland Government publicly committed to establish a Commission of Inquiry into the decisions and circumstances surrounding the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre at Wacol (BAC).
The Commission of Inquiry will make full and careful inquiry into the:
decision to close the BAC and cease the on-site integrated education program delivered by the BAC Special School;
Door-to-Door Passenger Transport Services Review
An independent Review will be undertaken to assess Queensland’s door-to-door passenger transport services.
The Terms of Reference provides the review scope and the roles and responsibilities of the Taskforce including deliverables.
The scope of the review will be to investigate opportunities to increase competition and foster innovation in the delivery of door-to-door passenger transport services
Appointment to 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 include providing 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, and
Qld Transport and Roads Investment Program - QTRIP
The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 requires the annual production and publication of a transport infrastructure works program.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads plans, manages and oversees the delivery of a safe, efficient and integrated transport system.
The 2015-16 to 2018-19 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) is a four-year program outlining the department’s p
Revised Rail Transport Services Contract
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) purchases rail services from the Queensland Rail Transit Authority, through the Rail Transport Services Contract (TSC).
The TSC specifies the manner in which Queensland Rail provides above and below rail services throughout Queensland. Comprising a head agreement and eight associated schedules, the TSC also specifies the funding arrangement for thes
Queensland Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan
Road trauma continues to be a major contributor to premature death and serious injury in Queensland. The Safer Roads, Safer Queensland: Queensland’s Road Safety Strategy 20152021 and Action Plan 2015-17 have been developed to drive improvements in road safety in coming years.
The documents reflect expert and community input from the Safer Roads, Safer Queensland forum held at Parliament House on
State Development and Public Works Organisation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
The State Development and Public Works Organisation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (the Bill) implements the government’s election commitment to restore community objection rights removed by the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 under the former government.
The Bill repeals section 47D of the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (SDPWO Act).
Transport Operations Road Use Management Regulation 2015
The Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Accreditation and Other Provisions) Regulation 2015 replaces expiring subordinate legislation.
The regulation provides the framework for a number of schemes that are approvals under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995. Also included are miscellaneous provisions such as approving random inspection programs, requiring lights or sign
Public Health Childcare Vaccination Amendment Bill 2015
The Public Health (Childcare Vaccination) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 amends the Public Health Act 2005 to give the person in charge of an education and care service, approved under the Education and Care Services National Law (Queensland) or the Education and Care Services Act 2013, the discretion to refuse enrolment and/or attendance of an unvaccinated child, unless the child:
Women on Boards initiatives
Under one-third (31 per cent) of people serving on Queensland Government bodies are women. The introduction of a suite of Women on Boards initiatives to increase women’s representation on Queensland Government bodies and community and business sector boards will support gender equality in Queensland.
The absence of initiatives to achieve gender equality significantly reduces the Queensland Governm
Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Bill 2015
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 implements election commitments made by the Government in the ‘Improving safety for Queenslanders at work’ policy platform.
Key changes being given effect by the Bill include:
reinstate common law rights for injured workers that were affected by changes made by the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and O