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    Your search for documents released in 2016-Dec returned 11 record/s.
    Summer Season Disaster Readiness 2016-17
    Prior to and during the summer season, the Government ensures they are prepared to support the community and continue to deliver government services in times of natural disaster. The preparatory work undertaken by Government agencies has been informed by reviews of recent natural disasters. The Queensland Government readiness and preparedness for the summer seasons aims to ensure consistent servic

    Cohesive Communities Action Plan for Queensland 2016-18
    As part of the 2015–16 State Budget, the Queensland Government committed $5 million over three years for a committee to strengthen social cohesion and address issues that lead to anti-social behaviours, including extremism. In June 2016, the Queensland Government established the Queensland Social Cohesion Implementation Committee (QSCIC) as a step towards enhancing social cohesion in our communit

    Signing and establishment of Final Townsville City Deal
    In April 2016, the Commonwealth Government released its Smart Cities Plan, which established its intent to implement City Deals for key cities across Australia. Following the Commonwealth Government’s confirmation of its 2016 federal election commitment to enter into City Deals, the Queensland Government negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding, which was executed by the Prime Minister and the Pr

    Review of Industry Levy for Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment
    The Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment is funded through an annual industry levy under the Water Act 2000. A review of the regulation for the annual industry levy is required every three years. The purpose of the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) is to summarise the outcomes of this review and seek stakeholder feedback on the recommendation made in the RIS. In reviewing the indu

    Queensland Multicultural Policy and Action Plan
    Delivering on the requirements under the Queensland Multicultural Recognition Act 2016, the Queensland Multicultural Policy: Our story, our future and Queensland Multicultural Action Plan 2016–17 to 2018–19 provide the direction for the Queensland Government in delivering on the vision to promote Queensland as a united, harmonious and inclusive community and foster opportunities for people from cu

    Appointment of Chairperson and members to Queensland Heritage Council
    The Queensland Heritage Council (the Council) is a 12-person statutory authority established under the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 (the Act) to help conserve Queensland’s cultural heritage for the benefit of the community and future generations. It does not deal with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage. The Council provides strategic advice to the Minister for Environment and H

    Queensland Crocodile Management and Code of Practice Review
    In 2013, Crocodile Management Plans (CMPs) in four North Queensland council areas were implemented. These programs focused on crocodile removal to a greater spatial extent than previously specified. However, these changes were not underpinned by science to indicate whether more intensive removal would achieve meaningful improvements in public safety, or whether the removals would pose threats to t

    Queensland Advanced Manufacturing 10 year Roadmap and Action Plan
    The Queensland Government is developing 10-year roadmaps and action plans for priority industry sectors focused on creating jobs for today and into the future. Six priority industry sectors – biofutures; advanced manufacturing; defence; aerospace; biomedical and life sciences; and mining equipment, technology and services – are identified as having global growth potential and opportunities for Que

    Proposal for the regulation of the labour hire industry in Queensland
    The Finance and Administration Committee “Inquiry into the practices of the labour hire industry in Queensland” was tabled in Parliament on 30 June 2016. An Issues Paper will canvass submissions from stakeholders and the community on the important features of any scheme for the regulation of the labour hire industry. The Issues Paper seeks responses from stakeholders on a number of questions in r

    Government target for solar rooftops
    The Queensland Government has set a target for one million residential solar photovoltaics (PV) rooftops or 3000 megawatts of installed solar PV of all scales in Queensland by 2020. In 2015, the Government tasked the Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) with conducting an inquiry into a fair price for small scale solar systems selling their power back into the electricity grid. The QPC was req

    Reef Regulatory Package
    The Queensland Government is working to progress implementation of the Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce (the Taskforce) recommendations to improve catchment water quality, which affects the health of the Great Barrier Reef. The Queensland Government accepted all of the Taskforce’s recommendations in principle in August 2016. This included ‘to implement staged regulations to reduce water

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    12 May, 2016

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