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Summer Season Disaster Readiness 2018-19
In the lead up to Queensland’s summer season, Queensland Government agencies work to ensure they are prepared to support the community, while continuing to deliver necessary services in a severe weather event. Preparation for the 2018-19 summer season is well underway. Queensland Government agencies are prepared and ready for the summer season and this preparation aims to ensure consistent servic

Appointments to pool for Child Death Case Review Panels
When a child who is known to the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women (DCSYW) dies or suffers a serious physical injury, a two-step review process is undertaken. Chapter 7A of the Child Protection Act 1999 provides a system for the review of the involvement of the DCSYW with particular children who have since died or suffered serious physical injury. The system includes a review by the chie

First Annual Implementation Report - Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) presented its final report to governments on 15 December 2017. The Final Report made 409 recommendations, across the Final Report, and three prior reports on Working with Children Checks, Redress and Civil Litigation and Criminal Justice. The Premier and Minister for Trade tabled the Queensland Governme

Working Together, Changing the Story - Youth Justice Strategy 2019-2023
In February 2018, Mr Bob Atkinson AO, APM was commissioned to provide advice on the progress of the Queensland Governments youth justice reforms, next steps, other measures to reduce recidivism, and recommendations for youth detention from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. In June 2018 a Report on Youth Justice was published which makes 77 recommendations tha

New Generation Rollingstock Train Commission of Inquiry - Final Report
On 23 July 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade announced an inquiry into the procurement of Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) and their failure to comply with disability legislation. On 1 August 2018, the inquiry and its terms of reference were established under Commission of Inquiry Order (No.1) 2018. On 3 December 2018, the New Generation Rollingstock Train Commission of Inquir

Implementation progress report - Government response to the Not, Now, Not Ever report - September 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 Minister for Trade 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 121 Govern

Appointments to Industrial Court of Queensland and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
The Industrial Court of Queensland is established under the Industrial Relations Act 2016, as a superior court of record in Queensland. The Industrial Court of Queensland is comprised of the President, the Vice President and the Deputy President (court). The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission is established under the Industrial Relations Act 2016, as an independent tribunal established to

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; approving and monitoring

Great Sandy Marine Park Discussion Paper - Zoning Plan Opportunities
The Great Sandy Marine Park is one of three marine parks managed by the Queensland Government. These areas are managed and receive formal protection under the Marine Parks Act 2004. Like all Queensland marine parks, the Great Sandy Marine Park was established to achieve a balance between the conservation of the marine environment and its use for a variety of recreational, commercial and other acti

Appointments to Service Trades Council
The Service Trades Council (STC) is established under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 (the Act) as an independent advisory body representing Queensland service trades, to protect the public's health and safety as well as the environment. The STC is responsible for: conferring on national policy development and implementation for the trade reporting to the Minister on: any issue relating to the

Stadium Taskforce Final Report
In April 2018, the Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology, and Minister for Sport established the Stadium Taskforce to review the pricing and practices of Stadiums Queensland (SQ). The taskforce was established in response to challenges faced by stadium hirers related to the costs of hiring SQ venues. In July 2018 an interim report of the taskforce was released al

2018 Queensland Bulk Water Opportunities Statement
In July 2017, the Queensland Government released the Queensland Bulk Water Opportunities Statement (QBWOS) as a state strategic infrastructure document for bulk water supply. The QBWOS provides a framework that will help achieve a better balance between using what we already have and committing to new projects. QBWOS sets out the Queensland Government’s objectives for bulk water supply and provid

Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Protecting the Great Barrier Reef is one of the Queensland Government’s priorities under Our Future State - Advancing Queensland’s Priorities. The Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) provides the framework to accelerate progress towards the water quality targets by regulating key agricultural and industrial activiti

Appointment of Ombudsman
The statutory office of Ombudsman is established under the Ombudsman Act 2001 (the Act) and is responsible to investigate administrative actions taken by, in or for certain agencies and recommending to government departments, local government and public authorities on ways of improving administrative processes. Section 58 of the Act provides that the Ombudsman is appointed by the Governor in Counc

Appointments to Queensland Civil and Administration Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (QCAT Act) establishes Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Sections 183 and 198 of the QCAT Act provide that: as many senior members, ordinary members and adjudicators as are required for the proper functioning of the tribunal must be appointed; a senior member, ordinary member or adjudicator must be recommended for appointment by

Appointments to Aviation Australia Board
TAFE Queensland, a statutory body established under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013, acquired Aviation Australia Pty. Ltd (AA) on 1 October 2017. Under sections 108 to 113 of the Aviation Australia Constitution (the Constitution), as the sole member of the company, TAFEQ can increase or decrease the number of Directors and can appoint or remove Directors. Under section 133 of the Constitution, the

Appointments to CleanCo Board
In 2017, the Government committed to establish a new clean energy generation Government owned corporation (GOC) for Queensland (CleanCo) to improve competition in the wholesale electricity market and support the growth of Queensland’s renewable energy industry.  CleanCo creates value by transforming intermittent renewable energy generation into firm financial products that are traded in financial

Queensland Closing the Gap Report Card 2018
In June 2017, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) committed to refreshing the Closing the Gap agenda and developing targets in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. COAG further agreed in February 2018 that all governments would undertake community consultations on the refresh, ahead of COAG agreeing to a new Closing the Gap framework, national and state targets,

Implementation of Qld Family and Child Commission Report on Review of Blue Card System
On 7 September 2017, the Government released the Queensland Family and Child Commission report, Keeping Queensland’s children more than safe: review of the blue card system (the Report). The Government indicated its broad support for the intent of all recommendations. Since the Report’s release, the Government has introduced amendments to the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening)