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    Queensland Family and Child Commission assessment of agency reviews into circumstances surrounding the death of a child
    On 11 July 2016, following the tragic death of 21 month old Mason Jet Lee, the Premier and Minister for the Arts wrote to the Principal Commissioner, Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC), requesting the QFCC work with all agencies reviewing their contact with Mason and his family to ensure the reviews were undertaken in a speedy and thorough manner. The circumstances of the death of Mason

    Overview of impacts of Tropical Cyclone Debbie
    Tropical Cyclone Debbie (TC Debbie) reached Category 4 severity and crossed the Queensland Coast at Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach on Tuesday 28 March 2017. After being downgraded to a tropical low, the weather system continued to deliver significant rainfall and destructive winds across South Queensland through Wednesday 29 March and Thursday 30 March 2017. The impacts of TC Debbie have affect

    Appointment of member of Cross River Rail Delivery Board
    The Cross River Rail Delivery Board is responsible for the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, to lead the development, procurement and delivery of Cross River Rail and support wider economic and social outcomes from this transformational project. The role of the Cross River Rail Delivery Board is to ensure the proper, efficient and effective performance of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

    Government response to Agriculture and Environment Committee Report No 29 Review of Drought Relief Assistance Scheme
    The Agriculture and Environment Committee has undertaken a review of the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme (DRAS) in accordance with its public accounts responsibilities under the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001. On 3 January 2017, the Committee tabled its report with five recommendations for the Government. The Committee recommended that the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries develop an upd

    Brisbane River Catchment Flood Studies - Flood Study public release
    The Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Final Report, released in March 2012, recommended a comprehensive flood study of the Brisbane River catchment to assess the probability, extent and characteristics of different floods across the floodplain. The Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study (the Flood Study) will provide a greater understanding of the Brisbane River’s behaviour across four council

    Government response to Agriculture and Environment Committee Report No. 24 Hendra virus vaccine
    On 25 February 2016, the Legislative Assembly agreed to a motion that the Agriculture and Environment Committee inquire into and report on the Hendra virus (HeV) EquiVac® vaccine and its use by veterinary surgeons in Queensland. The Committee tabled its Report on 21 October 2016. The report made 11 recommendations for the Government to consider relating to Queensland’s sole laboratory with Hendra

    Overview of State Recovery Plan 2017-19 Operation Queensland Recovery
    Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Debbie reached Category 4 severity and crossed the Queensland coast at Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach on Tuesday 28 March 2017 and its impacts have affected a significant part of the state resulting in widespread damage to public and private infrastructure, flooding and the closure of universities, schools and child care centres. On 28 March 2017, Townsville-based

    implementation plan for Townsville City Deal
    On 9 December 2016, the 15-year Townsville City Deal was signed by the Prime Minister, the Premier and the Minister for the Arts, and the Mayor of Townsville. The Townsville City Deal seeks to deliver a prosperous economic future for Townsville and position Townsville as a vibrant, liveable, innovative city in Northern Australia. The finalisation of the implementation plan by end of March 2017 is

    Waste Reduction and Recycling
    The Government announced in July 2016 that it wold be introducing a Container Refund Scheme (CRS). A discussion paper was released in February 2017. A discussion paper on implementing a light weight plastic shopping bag ban was released in November 2016. Stakeholder feedback from responses to the two separate discussion papers indicated overwhelming public support for the initiatives. Legislatio

    Appointments to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
    The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority is a statutory body established by the Education (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) Act 2014. Part 2, Division 2 of the Act outlines the functions of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority, including to: develop and revise syllabuses for P-10 and senior subjects; develop and revise kindergarten guidelines; purchase and re

    Appointments to Racing Queensland Board
    The Racing Queensland Board (the Board) is responsible for the commercial management of the racing industry in Queensland, including thoroughbred racing, harness racing and greyhound racing. The Racing Act 2002 provides that the Board includes among its members racing industry representation of the Queensland thoroughbred racing, harness racing and greyhound racing codes. Cabinet endorsed Ms Marg

    Appointment to University of Sunshine Coast Council
    The University of the Sunshine Coast Council is the governing body of the University established by the University of the Sunshine Coast Act 1998. Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University which generally provides for 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 com

    QANTAS Firefighting Foam Release Brisbane Airport
    QANTAS reported that on Monday 10 April 2017 at around 9pm, 22,000 litres of firefighting foam were released from a failed deluge system within an airport hangar at Brisbane Airport. Between 66% and 75% of the released foam was captured within the concrete bunded system within the hangar. However, the remainder of the released foam escaped and entered the drain system that feeds to several airport

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    12 May, 2016

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