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    Your search for documents released in 2016-Jun returned 24 record/s.
    Appointments to Board of Architects of Queensland
    The Board of Architects of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Architects Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered architects; protect the public interest by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered architects; ensure registered architects maintain appropriate technical and professional standards; investigate complaints against architects and ins

    Appointments to Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered professional engineers; protect the public interest by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered professional engineers; ensure registered professional engineers maintain appropriate technical and professional

    Appointments to Surveyors Board of Queensland
    The Surveyors Board of Queensland is an independent statutory body whose purpose is to maintain public confidence in the surveying profession by ensuring surveys are carried out by registrants in a professional and competent way. The major functions of the Surveyors Board of Queensland include prescribing competency frameworks for surveyors; assessing applications for all categories of registratio

    Appointments to Valuers Registration Board of Queensland
    The Valuers Registration Board of Queensland (the Board) was established under the Valuers Registration Act 1965 and continues under section 5 of the Valuers Registration Act 1992. The Board’s main functions are to: protect the public through the registration of valuers; authorise the investigation of complaints about the conduct of registered valuers; take disciplinary action and commence proceed

    Appointment of a Member of the 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 Safe Food Production QLD Board
    Safe Food Production QLD (Safe Food) is a statutory authority established under the Food Production (Safety) Act 2000. Safe Food is required to develop, implement and administer food safety schemes, based on national standards, for a range of primary produce. Food safety schemes for the seafood, meat, dairy, egg and horticulture (seed sprouts) sectors have been implemented. Safe Food has a board

    Appointments to Service Trades Council
    The Service Trades Council (STC) is established under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 (PDA) to confer on national policy development and implementation for the plumbing and drainage trade; report to the Minister on any issue relating to plumbing and drainage referred to it by the Minister, or any issue relating to plumbing and drainage the STC considers the Minister should know about; and perfo

    Legislation (Declaration) Amendment Bill 2016
    The Legislation (Declaration) Amendment Bill 2016 validates the Mental Health Act 2016 and the Racing Integrity Act 2016 and, in particular, validates the assent given to both Acts. The Bill is required because the Acts as assented to differ from the Acts as passed by the Legislative Assembly. The difference is the result of administrative errors made in the Acts presented for assent. Cabinet app

    Fisheries Management Reform Green Paper
    Queensland’s fisheries resources are managed by the Queensland Government on behalf of the broader community. Over the last decade it has become apparent that the current framework used to manage these resources is not optimising the potential economic, social and environmental outcomes these resources could potentially generate for the community. Competition for access to these resources has incr

    Draft International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026
    The Draft International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026 (draft strategy) articulates the Queensland Government’s vision for the international education and training (IET) industry, and provides a framework for industry and government to work together to grow the industry and enhance the state’s reputation as a leading global provider of IET services. The draft strat

    Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-2020
    Small business is vital to Queensland’s economic prosperity. Small businesses are in every community and are the backbone of our regions. In Queensland, 97 per cent of all businesses are small, they employ around 43 per cent of the private sector workforce and their contribution to the Gross State Product (GSP) is estimated at over $100 billion. The Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 201

    Appointments to the Gasfields Commission
    The Gasfields Commission Act 2013 (the Act) establishes the Gasfields Commission (the Commission) to manage and improve the sustainable coexistence of landholders, regional communities and the onshore gas industry in Queensland. The Act provides that the Commission is made up of a full-time commissioner, who is the chairperson, and up to six part-time commissioners. It also requires that when reco

    Appointments to the Racing Queensland Board
    The Racing Queensland Board is the control body for thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing in Queensland and acts in the best interests of these codes. The Board identifies and responds to the industry’s strategic issues, identifies priorities for major capital expenditure and works collaboratively with the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission to ensure the integrity of racing in Queensland.

    Review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009
    The Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence has finalised a review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009 and produced a report on the outcomes of the review. In September 2015 the Minister released the discussion paper, ‘Public consultation for the review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009’, and

    Queensland an age-friendly community - Action Plan
    The Queensland: an age-friendly community – Action Plan outlines how Queensland will realise its age-friendly vision through specific actions across the eight domains of the ‘age-friendly community’ model developed by the World Health Organisation: social participation; transport; respect and social inclusion; civic participation and employment; communication and information; community suppo

    Appointment of Director of Forensic Disability
    The Director of Forensic Disability, established under the Forensic Disability Act 2011 (the Act), has an independent statutory oversight role to ensure the protection of the rights of forensic disability clients, and that the detention, assessment, care and support, and protection of clients comply with the Act. As outlined under the Act the Director has the following functions: ensuring that th

    Appointment of Director of Child Protection Litigation
    Section 7 of the Director of Child Protection Litigation Act 2016 (the Act) states there is to be a Director of Child Protection Litigation. The Director’s main functions under the Child Protection Act 1999 are to: prepare and apply for child protection orders and conduct protection proceedings; prepare and apply for transfers of a child protection order or child protection to a participating Sta

    Protocol for judicial appointments in Queensland
    The Government has committed to review the current processes for the appointment of judicial officers in Queensland, and to consult extensively with stakeholders in the development of a protocol as to how judicial appointments ought to be made. To enhance the judicial appointments process in Queensland, a discussion paper was released in October 2015 seeking feedback on: the skills, attributes an

    Government response to recommendations of Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce
    The Government established an independent Taskforce to provide the best possible advice on working towards its ambitious water quality targets as set out in the Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan (the Reef 2050 Plan) and recommend the priority actions for investing the new $90 million funding. The Taskforce was established in May 2015 and was chaired by the Queensland Chief Scientist, Dr Geof

    Appointments to Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Board
    The Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 (Act) provides for the establishment of the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority (QLeave), which administers a scheme of portable long service leave benefits for eligible workers in the building and construction industry in Queensland. Section 11 of the Act provides that QLeave is g

    Appointment of director to WorkCover Queensland Board of Directors
    The WorkCover Queensland board is established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) and oversees WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover). The board’s role includes the following: ensuring that, as far as possible, WorkCover achieves, and acts in accordance with, its statement of corporate intent and carries out the objectives outlined in its statement of corporate intent;

    Appointments to Workers Compensation Medical Assessment Tribunal Panels
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) to provide an independent system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. The Act provides for seven specialty medical tribunals in cardiology, dermatology, neurology/neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology and plastic surgery a

    Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016
    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 implements the Queensland Government’s agreement on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to implement the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS) for workplace accidents by 1 July 2016. Key changes being given effect by the Bill include: enabling eligible workers who sustain serious per

    Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (the Bill) makes legislative amendments to a range of health portfolio Acts to support the implementation of policy initiatives to protect and improve the health of Queenslanders, and to improve the operation of the Acts. The Bill amends: the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 to facilitate general practitioners having access to the Queensland

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    12 May, 2016

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