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Your search for documents released in 2018-Aug returned 13 record/s.
Local Government (Dissolution of Ipswich City Council) Bill 2018 and appointment of interim administrator
Over the past 14 months, a number of Ipswich City Council Councillors, employees and contractors have been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission with a variety of misconduct and corruption offences. These events have raised concerns about the administration and operations of the Ipswich City Council. The policy objectives of the Local Government (Dissolution of Ipswich City Council) Bill

Updated Drought Package
Since 2013, much of Queensland has been in drought. At its peak, over 88 per cent of the state was drought declared. Currently, 23 shires and five part shires are drought declared. This is approximately 58.1 percent of the land area of the state. The Queensland Government has provided significant assistance since the drought began in 2013. Over $160 million has been spent by the Queensland Governm

Fisheries (Sustainable Fisheries Strategy) Amendment Bill 2018
Queensland’s fisheries resources are managed by the Queensland Government on behalf of the broader community. Over the last decade, it has become apparent that the current framework used to manage these resources is not optimising the potential economic, social and environmental outcomes these resources could generate for the community. Competition for access to these resources has increased to th

Appointments to Screen Queensland Pty Ltd
Screen Queensland Pty Ltd is a Proprietary Company Limited by Shares, with the State of Queensland as the sole shareholder. The company’s constitution sets out the objects of the company: To increase the level of film and television production in Queensland. To develop and maintain a creative infrastructure in Queensland for the film and television production industry. To develop and maintain an a

Agriculture Sector and Ekka Precinct Redevelopment
The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (the RNA) promotes and encourages the development of Queensland’s agricultural, industrial, manufacturing and cultural resources. The primary production sector (including agriculture, fisheries and forestry) contributes significantly to the Queensland economy. For 2017-18, the total value of Queensland’s primary industry com

Appointment of members to panels of assessors
In accordance with the Health Ombudsman Act 2013, panels of assessors contribute to upholding professional standards by providing expert advice in response to questions of fact from judicial members who constitute the independent Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). QCAT deals with serious disciplinary matters which, if substantiated, may result in the cancellation or suspension of

Investigation of portable long service leave scheme for employees in social and community service industry
For workers in the Social and Community Services (SACS) sector, long service leave (LSL) can be difficult to access due to high levels of mobility between employers and insecurity of work, largely due to short-term funding arrangements for work in these sectors and the hiring of staff based on limited term contracts. LSL is provided for employees in Queensland under the Industrial Relations Act 20

Appointment of Land Access Ombudsman
The Land Access Ombudsman is appointed under the Land Access Ombudsman Act 2017. The Land Access Ombudsman will have powers to operate and direct the Office of the Land Access Ombudsman. The appointment, along with the commencement of certain provisions in the Land Access Ombudsman Act 2017, precedes the formal establishment of the Office to allow the appointed Land Access Ombudsman sufficient tim

Appointment to Legal Aid Board
Section 48 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997 (the Act) establishes the Legal Aid Board (the Board). Under section 49 of the Act, the Board consists of five persons (including one as the Board Chairperson) appointed by the Governor in Council. Section 51(1) of the Act provides that a member of the Board must be appointed for a term of not longer than three years decided by the Governor in Counc

Appointment of Principal Commissioner of Queensland Family and Child Commission
The Queensland Family and Child Commission (the Commission) is established under section 6 of the Family and Child Commission Act 2014 (the Act). The Commission’s functions involve promoting the safety, wellbeing and best interests of children and young people. The functions of a Commissioner are to ensure the Commission performs its functions under the Act effectively and efficiently; and to make

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) includes amendments to support the expansion of electronic conveyancing (e-conveyancing) and amends revenue legislation to maintain currency and ensure proper operation such as: Duties Act 2001, Duties Regulation 2013 and Taxation Administration Act 2001 amendments support the phased expansion of e-conveyancing and an expanded rang

Criminal Code (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Amendment Bill 2018
The Criminal Code (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) creates new offences targeting the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, including threats to distribute intimate images and in circumstances where the material may not exist. The Bill: introduces a new offence prohibiting the non-consensual distribution of intimate images of another person in a way t

Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018
The Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018 (the Bill) provides certainty and clarity for women, health practitioners and the community about the circumstances in which a termination is lawfully permitted. It also includes measures to ensure reasonable and safe access to termination services. The Bill is based on the recommendations and draft legislation in the Queensland Law Reform Commission report