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    Appointment of Auditor-General of Queensland
    The Queensland Auditor-General is an independent statutory officer of the Queensland Parliament, and is responsible for carrying out audits of all State Public Sector entitles including departments, statutory bodies, Government Owned Corporations, local governments and controlled entities. The Auditor-General controls and leads the Queensland Audit Office, exercising the functions and responsibil

    Closing the Gap in Indigenous Education
    In February 2017, the Australian Government released the Prime Minister’s annual report on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Disadvantage, which specifies targets across a range of domains, including education. The report notes that both nationally and in Queensland, progress against three of the four education targets – in early childhood education, school attendance, and NAPLAN performance – is not

    Queensland’s Personalised Transport Horizon – Stage Two Reforms
    In August 2016, the Queensland Government released Queensland’s Personalised Transport Horizon: Five Year Strategic Plan for Personalised Transport Services 2016-2021 which outlined reforms to the regulation of personalised transport in Queensland. The first stage of this reform program involved immediate changes which legalised ride-booking services such as Uber and provided a fairer regulatory

    Appointment of members of Cross River Rail Delivery Board
    The Cross River Rail Delivery Board is responsible for the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, which will manage the Queensland Government’s highest priority infrastructure project. The Cross River Rail Delivery Authority will 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

    Finance and Administration Committee Report No. 34 Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill 2016
    On 30 August 2016, the Government introduced the Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill 2016. The Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill 2016 includes a legislated farm debt mediation process and transforming the QRAA (formerly the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority) into the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority with new powers and responsibilities. On 26 May 2016, the Member for Mt Isa, M

    Appointments to Community Enterprise Queensland Board of Management
    Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ) is a statutory body established under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984. Its purpose is to provide reliable provision of retail services in remote and very remote Queensland with an emphasis on quality, nutritious and healthy food at a fair price. The CEQ Board is responsible for overseeing CEQ’s

    Youth Engagement Plan and Youth Engagement Alliance
    Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent education is linked to positive outcomes in almost every part of life – employment opportunities, income, health, family and community participation. For those students who are disengaged or at-risk of disengaging from formal education, targeted re-engagement efforts increase their chances of enjoying the benefits of further education, training and em

    Update on Closing the Gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders
    Queensland continues to make progress in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders: Life expectancy is improving for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders. Mortality rates continue to decrease for Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; Fewer older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders are dying from cardiova

    Public Health (Infection Control) Amendment Bill 2017
    The Public Health (Infection Control) Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill) responds to a recent incident involving unsafe infection control practices at a Brisbane dental clinic. Those practices, which included inadequate staff training and sterilisation procedures, were found to be placing staff and patients at risk of coming into contact with infectious, blood-borne diseases, and breached the mandator

    Government response to Committee Report No 31 Inquiry into performance of Health Ombudsman functions
    In June 2016 the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee (the Committee) resolved to conduct an inquiry into the performance of the Health Ombudsman’s functions pursuant to section 179 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013. The Committee tabled its report in December 2016. The Committee noted significant concerns that the Office of the Health Ombud

    Closing the Gap - Queensland Framework to close the gap in Indigenous Disadvantage
    Based on Queensland’s current progress to achieving the Council of Australian Government seven nationally agreed life outcome measures (child mortality; early childhood education; reading, writing and numeracy; school attendance; year 12 attainment; employment; and life expectancy), accelerated collective whole-of-government action is needed if meaningful progress is to be made towards closing the

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    12 May, 2016

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