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    Your search for documents released in 2017-Jul returned 19 record/s.
    Annual progress on Advancing North Queensland – Five Priority Areas
    In June 2016, the Queensland government endorsed Advancing North Queensland – Investing in the Future of the North, which outlines actions dedicated to growing the North Queensland (NQ) economy, with efforts focussed on five priority areas: roads infrastructure water and energy security research and innovation tourism, trade and investment North Queensland Stadium Under this plan, the Governmen

    Update on economic conditions and key issues in Cairns region
    The Cairns regional economy is fairly diversified, with economic activity driven by a range of industries. The largest economic sectors in the Cairns region are retail trade, health care and social assistance, public administration and safety, education and training, and construction. The Queensland Government announced a number of significant initiatives for the broader Far North Queensland regio

    Councillor Complaints Review Report
    In 2016, the Queensland Government announced the appointment of an independent panel to review arrangements for dealing with complaints about the conduct of local government councillors. The review was commissioned to examine and evaluate the effectiveness of the current councillor conduct complaints system to ensure that councillors are held to high standards of ethical and legal behaviour. The

    Queensland Cycling Strategy 2017-2027
    In 2011, the Queensland Cycle Strategy 2011–2021 was launched, replacing the 2003 strategy, and outlining the then Queensland Government’s policy direction, priorities and specific actions to achieve a vision of ‘more cycling, more often on safe, direct and connected routes’. The Queensland Cycling Strategy 2017–2027 carries forward the Queensland Government’s vision of ‘more cycling, more often’

    DIGITAL1ST Advancing our Digital Future - the Queensland Government Digital Strategy for 2017 to 2021
    The Queensland Government is focussed on becoming a leader in digital government services. DIGITAL1ST: Advancing our digital future is the Queensland Government’s digital strategy for 2017 to 2021. Through a co-design process with community, industry, academia and government stakeholders, a digital strategy has been put forward as a contemporary way to provide an overarching framework for Governm

    Education (Overseas Students) Bill 2017
    The Education (Overseas Student) Bill 2017: repeals the Education (Overseas Students) Act 1996 and provides for new legislation to regulate providers of courses to overseas students, which better aligns with Queensland’s responsibilities under the cooperative model of shared responsibility between the Australian and Queensland government; provides a new legislative framework for the regulation of

    Update on economic conditions and key issues in Gold Coast region
    The Gold Coast economy is fairly diversified, with economic activity driven by a range of industries. The largest economic sectors in the Gold Coast region are the health care and social assistance, construction, retail, accommodation and food services (tourism), and professional, scientific and technical services sectors. The Government announced a number of significant initiatives for the Gold C

    Appointment of members to Griffith University Council
    The Griffith University Council (the Council) is the governing body of the University established by the Griffith University Act 1998 (the Act). 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 commu

    Queensland Mining Equipment, Technology and Services 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan
    Growing Queensland’s mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sectors is a priority for the Queensland Government. This sector has global growth potential and presents a significant opportunity to advance Queensland’s economic prosperity. The Queensland METS 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan aims to grow the METS sector in this state to create the innovative, profitable and environmentally s

    Discussion Paper on expanding patient safety and quality reporting across Queenslands health system
    In June 2017, the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services announced the intention to consult with the community and key stakeholders about expanding the public reporting of patient safety in Queensland. . Evidence from both Australia and international jurisdictions continues to confirm that the safest hospitals which provide the highest quality of care to patients are those that ha

    Better procurement to deliver local employment, economic, social and environmental outcomes
    By enhancing procurement policy and practice, the Queensland Government can provide the required goods and services needed for the delivery of frontline services, while also supporting genuine jobs for the community, improving regional growth, stimulating innovation, and achieving environmental and social outcomes. The Queensland Government Procurement Strategy outlines the government’s vision for

    South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 and amendments to the Planning Regulation 2017
    The Queensland Government has reviewed the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 and associated regulatory provisions to take into account changes in the region, revised growth, population and employment projections and evolving government policies. Under the Planning Act 2016, as commenced on 3 July 2017, the regulatory provisions to support the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 (S

    Report on efficacy and utilisation of Townsville youth residential rehabilitation units and family accommodation
    On 21 April 2015, Government announced funding of $11.8 million (over four years) to establish two, four bed youth residential and rehabilitation units (YRRUs) and family accommodation in Townsville. The two YRRUs opened in January and March 2016 to provide clinical and psychosocial support to a young person aged 16-21 years with severe, complex and persistent mental illness medium to long term

    Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2017
    The Queensland Government has committed to implementing the child and family reforms recommended by the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (QCPCOI) in its 2013 final report Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection. The reforms are being delivered as part of the Supporting Families Changing Futures reform program released in April 2016. The review of the Child

    Queensland Advancing Health Research 2026
    Health and medical research plays a central role in generating innovative, more effective and more efficient (better value) ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Queensland Advancing Health Research 2026 has been developed as Queensland Health’s Strategy for guiding research investment decisions and actions to support the type of health and medical research that will ultimately lead to bett

    Appointments to the Child Death Case Review Panel
    Chapter 7A of the Child Protection Act 1999 (CPA) provides a system for the review of the involvement of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) with particular children who have since died or suffered serious injury. The system includes a review by the chief executive and a further independent review by a panel of appropriately qualified persons (the Child De

    Appointments to Board of Queensland College of Teachers
    The Queensland College of Teachers is a statutory body established by the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 (the Act). Chapter 10, part 1 of the Act outlines the functions of the Queensland College of Teachers which include: granting registration or permission to teach; initial and ongoing eligibility requirements for registration and permission to teach; deciding applications fo

    Government Response to Committee Report No 33 Sustainable Queensland Dairy Production (Fair Milk Price Logos) Bill 2016
    On 13 October 2016, the Sustainable Queensland Dairy Production (Fair Milk Price Logos) Bill 2016 was introduced into Parliament by Mr Shane Knuth MP, Member for Dalrymple. The Bill provides for the establishment of logos for containers of fresh milk produced in particular regions, and for which fair prices have been paid to dairy farmers. It also provides a mechanism for setting fair prices and t

    Queensland Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Procurement Policy
    The Queensland Government is committed to job creation and the development of a diverse economy. While this commitment extends to all Queenslanders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders do not participate equally in Queensland’s economy or labour market. An action under Moving Ahead, a whole-of-Government strategy to drive improvements in economic participation outcomes for Aborigin

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    12 May, 2016

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