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Appointment of members to Child Death Case Review Panel
In response to the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry, a revised system of reviewing the involvement of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) with particular children who have died or suffered serious physical injury commenced on 1 July 2014. The system includes a review by the chief executive and a further independent review by a panel of app

Appointment to the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board
The Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (the Board). The functions of the Board are set out in the Act and include: considering applications for accreditation of non-state schools; assessing and monitoring the suitability of their governing bodies; and accrediting schools complying with the

Appointment of Assisting Psychiatrists to Mental Health Court
Established under the Mental Health Act 2000, the Mental Health Court determines the mental condition of persons charged with indictable offences, decides on appeals against decisions made by the Mental Health Review Tribunal and considers other matters relating to the detention of patients and applications for changing forensic orders. It also has special powers of inquiry into the lawfulness of

Appointment of directors of Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board
The Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board is a statutory authority established as an invasive animal board under the Biosecurity Act 2014. The Act provides that the directors are appointed by the Minister for a term of no more than four years. The Board’s main function is to maintain the rabbit barrier fence and manage the European rabbit in the Darling Downs-Moreton rabbit district which is spread

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Training Draft Action Plan
Closing the Gap in early childhood education, school education and training outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people remains a high priority for the Palaszczuk Government. Advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Training: A draft action plan for Queensland aims to enhance the ‘closing the gap’ agenda, advocating a vision aimed at achieving equity and excellen

Draft Queensland Biosecurity Strategy
The draft Queensland Biosecurity Strategy: Our Next Five Years (2017 – 2022) (the draft Strategy) implements the recommendation of the independent Queensland Biosecurity Capability Review. The Review found that biosecurity risks are increasing and that transformational change is required. The draft Strategy was co-created by the Queensland Government and non-government organisations, including dr

Responding to Crystal Methamphetamine in Queensland
Ice is having a significant adverse impact across many Queensland communities. The increasing prevalence of the drug’s use, the disproportionate levels of harm it can cause, as well as the involvement of organised crime in its production, supply and distribution means that a coordinated whole of government response is needed to tackle this growing problem. Action on Ice is the Queensland Governmen

Implementation of Connecting Care to Recovery 2016-2021 – A Plan for Queensland State Funded Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drug Services
In October 2016, the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services announced Connecting Care to Recovery 2016-2021 – A Plan for Queensland’s State Funded Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drug Services.   The Department of Health is leading the implementation of Connecting Care to Recovery 2016-2021 and has to date undertaken a number of activities to progress these requirements, includin

Release of draft Great Artesian Basin and Other Regional Aquifers Water Plan
The Water Resource (Great Artesian Basin) Plan 2006 (GAB WRP) is due to expire on 1 September 2017. The Water Act 2000 outlines the process that must be undertaken when developing a replacement water plan. A draft water plan for the Great Artesian Basin and Other Regional aquifers has been developed to replace the existing GAB WRP based on an analysis of the effectiveness of the existing GAB WRP,

Implementation of Queensland Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan 2014-19
The Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan 2014-2019 (the Strategic Plan) was developed by the Queensland Mental Health Commission (the Commission) as required by the Queensland Mental Health Commission Act 2013 (the Act). It aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders. The Act requires the Commission, as an independent statutory authority, to monitor an

Update on economic conditions and key issues in Rockhampton and surrounding region
The economy of the Rockhampton region is dominated by mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. The Fitzroy region has been at the centre of the Queensland’s coal and LNG investment boom, while also fostering a growing service sector. The Queensland Government announced a number of significant initiatives for the broader Fitzroy region in the 2016-17 State Budget, including $823.2 million for infra

Draft Queensland Tourism and Transport Strategy
Transport is vital to tourism industry success in a large, decentralised state such as Queensland. Providing a first class visitor experience requires well-coordinated interaction between the tourism and transport sectors. Efficient, easily accessible and affordable transport provides opportunities for visitors, as well as locals, to experience more of Queensland’s destinations, attractions and ev