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Appointments to Board of Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (Construction Skills Queensland)
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (QLD) Ltd (BCITF) has been established as the skills centre of excellence for the building and construction industry and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, with sole membership being the State of Queensland, through the Minister for Training and Skills Development. The skills centre of excellence represents a partnership model bet

Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2018
The Bill amends the Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) to improve safety and productivity in the heavy vehicle transport industry. The HVNL amendments are part of an ongoing national review and maintenance process, with amendments being made to implement the following nationally agreed reforms: strengthening investigative and enforcement powers for authorised officers; increasing freight v

Queensland Government response to Queensland Productivity Commission Final Report on Manufacturing in Queensland
In September 2016, the then Treasurer, as the responsible minister, directed the Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) to conduct an inquiry into Queensland manufacturing with the objective of developing policy options to improve the productivity and competitiveness of the sector. QPC issued its Final Report on Manufacturing in Queensland to the then Treasurer in October 2017. The final report

Appointment to Queensland Racing Integrity Commission
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is an independent statutory body which oversees the integrity and welfare standards of racing animals and participants in Queensland. The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission works in partnership with the Queensland racing industry to monitor racing activities, uphold the Rules of Racing, and make sure that everyone has the opportunity to compete on an

Implementation progress – Government response to the Not Now, Not Ever report – March 2018
The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence provided its report, Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland to the Premier and then Minister for the Arts in February 2015. The report contains 140 recommendations and outlines a framework for a vision where all Queenslanders can live free from domestic and family violence. The Government accepted all 12

Redress Scheme for Queensland Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) was established in January 2013 to inquire into how institutions, including Federal and state and territory governments, have responded to allegations and incidents of child sexual abuse. The Royal Commission presented its Redress and Civil Litigation Report in September 2015 and its final report in Decembe

Callide Valley Flood Mitigation Study
The Callide Valley Flood Mitigation Study was prepared jointly by SunWater and the former Department of Energy and Water Supply. The study was in response to the Inspector-General Emergency Management 2015 Callide Creek Flood Review. The study was to determine whether it is feasible to operate Callide Dam as a flood mitigation dam and whether there are alternative measures to effect improved commu

Appointments to James Cook University Council
The James Cook University Council (the Council) is the governing body of the University established by the James Cook University Act 1997 (the Act). Section 5 of 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 Council considers appropriate) to meet the needs of the commun

Queensland Government Response to the Statutory Review of the Biodiscovery Act 2004
The Biodiscovery Act 2004 (the Act) regulates the take and use of native biological material collected from State land or in Queensland waters for the purpose of biodiscovery. Biodiscovery is the analysis of molecular, biochemical or genetic information about native biological material, and the subsequent use of it for commercial purposes. The Act provides the regulatory and contractual framework

Appointments to Board of Examiners
The Board of Examiners is established under Part 10 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999. The functions of the Board of Examiners are: to decide the competencies necessary for holders of certificates of competency; to assess applicants, or have applicants assessed, for certificates of competency; to grant certificates of competency to persons who demonstrated to the Board’s satisfaction t

Appointments to Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland
The Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland is a statutory authority established under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1936 to oversee the system of registration and supervision of veterinary surgeons, and the approval of veterinary premises in Queensland. The Board consists of six members appointed by the Governor in Council. All members other than the chairperson may be appointed for a term of up to

Queensland Government response to the final Koala Expert Panel Report
In July 2016, the Queensland Government appointed the Koala Expert Panel to provide recommendations to Government on the most appropriate and realistic actions to address the decline in koala population densities in South East Queensland. The Panel has presented its final report, including recommendations, to Government. The Queensland Government response to the Koala Expert Panel’s final report a

Response to Committee Report on Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 was introduced into the Legislative Assembly during the 6 – 8 March 2018 sitting of Parliament. The Bill was referred to the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee for examination with a report back date of 23 April 2018. The State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Indust

Combustible cladding on in-scope privately-owned buildings across Queensland
Following identification of combustible polyethylene (PE) core cladding on the Princess Alexandra (PA) Hospital and increasing community concerns around the use of combustible cladding on buildings, the Queensland Government established the Non-Conforming Building Products Audit Taskforce (the Taskforce) on 30 June 2017. The late Honourable Terry Mackenroth was appointed as independent chair of

Queensland Government Reconciliation Action Plan 2018-2021
The Queensland Government is committed to achieving reconciliation with Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This commitment is reflected in: the 2010 amendment to the Preamble to the Constitution of Queensland 2001 to recognise Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples; the Queensland Government’s response to the Reparations Taskforce report, Reconciling Past Injus