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Advancing Tourism 2016-20 - Growing Queensland Jobs
In the year ending June 2016, the Queensland tourism industry has experienced very strong growth, with international visitors spending a record $5.1 billion in Queensland. During this period, China continued to be Queensland’s largest international tourism market with 468,000 Chinese travellers visiting the state, which was an increase of 30.5% over the previous year. These historic figures repres

Towards an all abilities Queensland
The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 (NDS) provides a national vision for an inclusive society and outlines a ten-year framework to drive improvement across mainstream and specialist systems through six outcome areas. The strategy is supported through state and territory disability plans. The Towards an all abilities Queensland – Consultation paper has been prepared to guide consultation a

Appointments to boards of Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges and Emerald and Longreach colleges
The Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) is a corporation established under the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges Act 2005 (the Act). The corporation is comprised of a governing board of up to seven members appointed by the Governor in Council. The governing board for QATC is responsible for the way QATC performs its functions and exercises its powers. The Act also provides for

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Reference Group
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Reference Group will provide strategic advice to the Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and the Minister for Small Business on business and innovation matters that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. In particular, the Reference Group will: provide policy and strategic advice on innovat

Appointment of Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland
The statutory office of the Energy and Water Ombudsman was established under the Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006. The Office of the Ombudsman is an independent statutory authority who receives, investigates and facilitates the resolution of complaints made by small energy and South East Queensland water customers, or by a Scheme member in relation to the connection, supply or sale of electrici

Appointment of the Public Advocate
Section 208 of the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 provides that there must be a Public Advocate. The Public Advocate is responsible for: 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 programs to help the adults to reach the greatest practicable

Appointment of members of Queensland Theatre Company
The Queensland Theatre Company is established under the Queensland Theatre Company Act 1970 (the Act). Under the Act, the Queensland Theatre Company functions are: to promote and encourage the development and presentation, public interest, participation, understanding and appreciation of the arts of the theatre; to produce, present and manage plays and other forms of theatre and entertainment; t

Appointments to Board of Residential Tenancies Authority
The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRA Act) and is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, as well as ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The membership of

Queensland Gas Supply and Demand Action Plan Discussion Paper
In July 2015, in response to emerging challenges and the desire to develop a strategic policy blueprint for the Queensland gas sector, the Queensland Government released the terms of reference for the development of a Queensland Gas Supply and Demand Action Plan. Following extensive analysis and research, a discussion paper was developed. The discussion paper contains a number of reform initiati

International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026
The Queensland Government has developed a strategy for international education and training, following consultation with industry on the Draft International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026 in June 2016. The International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026 (IET Strategy) outlines the government’s commitment and vision for the internationa

Liquid Fuel Supply Regulation 2016
The Liquid Fuel Supply Act 1984 was amended by the Liquid Fuel Supply (Ethanol and Other Biofuels Mandate) Amendment Act 2015 to establish a biofuels mandate under which fuel sellers have obligations to sell at least a prescribed percentage of sustainable biobased petrol and sustainable biobased diesel. The Liquid Fuel Supply Regulation 2016 (the Regulation) prescribes sustainability criteria for

The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland
The 2013 Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry report, Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection, made 121 recommendations for achieving shared responsibility for supporting families and keeping children safe. The Queensland Government response accepted those recommendations and is continuing to progress a wide-ranging reform program for the child protection and

Delivery of Kindergarten in remote state schools in 2017
Under the National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education 2016-2017 (NP UAECE), the Queensland Government committed to ensuring all children have the opportunity to access kindergarten in the year before school. While more than 95% of Queensland children attend kindergarten, access for children in remote communities remains a challenge, with participation estimated

Future operating model for Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Retail Stores and Islanders Board of Industry and Service
The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships operates a total of six Retail Stores in Woorabinda, Palm Island, Lockhart River, Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama and Doomadgee. A Queensland Government statutory body, Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ), operates stores throughout the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area under the trading name of the Islanders Board of Industry an

Response to the Independent Review of the Gasfields Commission
The Gasfields Commission, an independent statutory body, was established to manage and improve sustainable coexistence between rural landholders, regional communities and the onshore gas industry. The Commission was formally established on 1 July 2013, at a time of rapid development of the coal seam gas to liquefied natural gas industry. In March 2016, the Queensland Government commissioned an ind

Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009
The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) gives a right of access to documents held by government agencies and Ministers. It also requires government agencies to proactively make information available through publication schemes and disclosure logs. The Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) provides a right of access to and amendment of personal information and details privacy principles that g

Final position of new Queensland senior assessment and tertiary entrance arrangements
In August 2015, the Government announced that new senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems will commence for students entering Year 11 in 2018. The new systems will provide greater confidence in the rigour and comparability of senior assessment and will provide a more inclusive common tertiary ranking process for Queensland Year 12 students. Since the Government’s initial announcement in 20

Stock Route Network Management Bill 2016
Queensland’s stock route network is made up of roads or routes declared under the Stock Route Management Act 2002 along which stock may be moved on foot; and reserves (including camping, water, pasture and trucking reserves) dedicated under the Land Act 1994 for the purpose of travelling stock. The stock route network traverses approximately 72 000 km of Queensland and is also used for other purp

Queensland Violence against Women Prevention Plan 2016-22
Violence in all its forms is unacceptable. Women and girls are overwhelmingly disproportionately affected by a range of forms of violence, such as domestic and family violence; sexual violence, including rape; assault and harassment; technology facilitated violence, such as online harassment and abuse; elder abuse; female genital mutilation; trafficking; and forced and servile marriage. These form

Cross River Rail Delivery Authority Bill 2016
Cross River Rail is the Queensland Government’s highest priority infrastructure project. In April 2016, the Government announced it would establish a Delivery Authority that will lead the development, procurement and delivery of the Cross River Rail project and support wider economic and social outcomes from this transformational project. In June 2016, the Queensland Government announced it would

First Report of the Youth Sexual Violence and Abuse Steering Committee
The Queensland Government established the Youth Sexual Violence and Abuse (YSVA) Steering Committee (the Committee) in response to the report prepared by Griffith University, Preventing Youth Sexual Violence and Abuse in West Cairns and Aurukun: Establishing the scope, dimensions and dynamics of the problem. The Committee was established to consider and report back on the efficiency and effectiven