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    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 TIQ Board is responsible for ensuring Trade and Investment Queensland performs its functions in a proper, effective and efficient way. Trade and Investment Queensland is the government’s lead agency responsible for facilitating and promoting trade and

    Lower Burdekin Catchment Development project
    In April 2016, the final contractors’ Part 7 Synthesis report on the Lower Burdekin Catchment Development (LBCD) project was presented to the Queensland Government. The LBCD project involved the following components: an assessment of the current and potential demand for new water and the operation of the water market; identification of how much surface and groundwater is available; an assessment

    Working Holiday Maker Visa Review
    In August 2016, the Australian Government announced that it would be conducting a review of the broad range of issues affecting the supply and taxation of labour performed by working holiday maker visa holders (the WHM Review). The WHM Review included a proposal to remove the tax threshold for working holiday maker visa holders which would see the application of a tax rate of 32.5 per cent for no

    Water (Local Management Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2016
    The Local Management Arrangements (LMA) Project involves the potential transfer of up to eight of SunWater’s channel irrigation schemes to new entities that will be owned and controlled by the irrigation customers in each scheme. In order to implement LMA, the Water (Local Management Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2016 will allow for the business associated with each channel scheme to be transferred

    Appointment to University of Queensland Senate
    The University of Queensland Senate is the governing body of the University established by the University of Queensland Act 1998. 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 senate considers appropriate) to meet the needs of the community. The Act provides for a 22 me

    Appointments to Queensland Performing Arts Trust
    The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is established under the Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977. Under section 12 of the Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977, the Queensland Performing Arts Trust functions are: to produce, present and manage the performing arts in the building occupied by the Trust at the Queensland Cultural Centre or any other building; to establish and conduct sch

    Amendments to Constitution of Queensland and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    On 25 February 2016, the Committee of the Legislative Assembly tabled its report on the Review of the Parliamentary Committee System. On 19 April 2016, the Premier and Minister for the Arts tabled the Government response to the Report, accepting all recommendations and stating that the Government would introduce legislation into the Parliament to amend the Constitution of Queensland 2001 (the Co

    Second Action Plan (2016-17 to 2018-19) of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy
    The Queensland Government accepted all 121 Government based recommendations and supported the 19 non-government recommendations of the landmark ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ Report, as a gesture of commitment to eliminating domestic and family violence in Queensland. Significant progress has been achieved in the first year of reform to establish the foundations of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention

    Keno Amendment Regulation (No 1) 2016
    The Keno Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2016 amends the Keno Regulation 2007 to provide that appointed keno agents may carry on operations for the conduct of a keno game up to two hours after liquor sales cease or for the same period of time as the allowed hours for gaming machines at the premises. Prior to 1 July 2016, both keno operations in licensed premises and gaming machine operations were re

    Serious and Organised Crime Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Serious and Organised Crime Legislation Amendment Bill (the Bill) implements the Government’s primary legislative response to three reviews commissioned by the Government in relation to organised crime: Queensland Organised Crime Commission of Inquiry; Review of the Criminal Organisation Act 2009; and Taskforce on Organised Crime Legislation. The Bill also introduces the Government’s self-

    Youth Justice and Other Legislation (Inclusion of 17 year old Persons) Amendment Bill 2016
    The youth justice system in Queensland currently applies to young people aged between 10 and 16 years of age, with 17-year-olds treated as adults in the criminal justice system. Inclusion of 17-year-olds in the adult criminal justice system is inconsistent with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the law in all other Australian states and territories. It is also inconsist

    Appointments to the Queensland and seven Regional Disability Advisory Councils
    The Queensland Disability Advisory Council (QDAC) and seven Regional Disability Advisory Councils (RDACs) are established under section 222 of the Disability Services Act 2006. QDAC and RDACs provide advice and raise important disability issues with the Minister and state government departments. The councils are a key channel for consultation on national disability matters, and contribute to and s

    Environment Protection (Underground Water Management) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Environmental Protection (Underground Water Management) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill will amend the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) and the Water Act 2000 to ensure that the environmental impacts of groundwater take are better managed and that deficiencies in the make good arrangements for groundwater take are addressed. The Bill amends the environmental authority process u

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    12 May, 2016

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