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Your search for documents released in 2018-Jul returned 19 record/s.
Appointments to Public Transport Fares Advisory Panel
The Public Transport Fares Advisory Panel is part of Fairer Fares for South East Queensland (SEQ), the Government’s response to the SEQ Fare Review. The Public Transport Fares Advisory Panel will provide high-level, independent and specialist advice to government on proposed changes to public transport fares, products and ticketing. The Public Transport Fares Advisory Panel would build on the Fair

Appointments to Tourism and Events Queensland
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory authority established under the Tourism and Events Queensland Act 2012 (the Act). TEQ seeks to achieve economic and social benefits for the state through: marketing and promoting tourism in Queensland; tourism experience and destination development; and securing major events to be held in Queensland. TEQ works in partnership with the Department of

Appointment to Building Queensland Board
Building Queensland was formally established as a statutory body when the Building Queensland Act 2015 was proclaimed on 3 December 2015. Building Queensland provides independent, expert advice to the Queensland Government (through the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning) on infrastructure priorities for the State, based on rigorous business cases including

Appointments to Defence Industry Advisory Council and North and South Queensland Advisory Boards
The Queensland Defence Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan establishes a clear vision for the industry, and strategies for accelerating the pace of growth, unlocking new opportunities, and creating the high-value, knowledge-based jobs for tomorrow. A priority in the roadmap is to establish the North Queensland Defence Advisory Board to identify industry sector needs and supply chain opportu

Appointment to South Bank Corporation and South Bank Employing Office
South Bank Corporation is a statutory corporation established under the South Bank Corporation Act 1989 (the Act). Its principal functions are to promote, facilitate, carry out and control development within the South Bank Corporation area, and includes providing for a diverse range of recreational, cultural and educational pursuits for visitors. The Act provides for the appointment of a Corpora

Progress and directions with Child and Family Reform
Significant progress has been made reforming the family support and child protection system in Queensland since the 2013 Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry’s final report Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection. The ten year reform program implements the government response to the Inquiry and to the recommendations of other reviews of the family support and

Queensland sexual violence prevention framework
In 2016, the Queensland Government released the Queensland Violence against Women Prevention Plan 2016-22 (the VAWPP) as a framework for eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls. With increasing community awareness of issues relating to sexual violence, the Queensland Government now intends to develop an overarching framework for sexual violence prevention in Queensland. The fra

Stadium Taskforce Interim 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. Whilst its work is ongoing, the taskforce has delivered its initi

Positive Futures - Apprenticeships and Traineeships in Queensland, a Jobs Queensland report
Jobs Queensland, an independent statutory authority, was established to provide strategic advice to the Government on future skills requirements, workforce planning and development issues, and the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Queensland. In June 2017, Jobs Queensland provided the report Positive Futures: Apprentices and Trainees in Queensland (Positive Futures). The report was the outc

Appointments to Mental Health Review Tribunal
The Mental Health Review Tribunal (the Tribunal) was established under the former Mental Health Act 2000 and is continued under the Mental Health Act 2016 (the Act). Its primary role is to provide independent review of persons subject to involuntary detention and treatment under the Act. The Tribunal conducts hearings for involuntary, including forensic, patients throughout Queensland. Hearing p

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

Jobs Queensland - Advancing Manufacturing Skills - Skills Training and Workforce Development Strategy
Jobs Queensland’s (JQ) Advancing Manufacturing Skills: A Skills, Training and Workforce Development Strategy for the Manufacturing Industry in Queensland (the strategy) has been developed as part of the Queensland Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan. The strategy identifies the opportunities and challenges within Queensland’s manufacturing industry, and outlines how the dynamic

Reviews of Forensic Disability Act 2011 and Forensic Disability Service System in Queensland
A review of the Forensic Disability Act 2011 (the FDA review) has been completed by the Queensland Government as required under section 157 of the Act. The FDA review attaches an independent review of the Forensic Disability Service System conducted by eminent sector representatives, Professor James R.P Ogloff AM, Dr Danny Sullivan, and Dr Janet Ruffles acting for the Centre for Forensic Behaviou

Thriving Communities - Advancing Queensland
The Queensland Government is committed to improving the wellbeing of Queenslanders and communities. Government agencies are working together with community partners to implement place-based approaches to support thriving communities across the state. Thriving communities are inclusive, diverse, Age Friendly and All Abilities places in which people enjoy high levels of social and economic wellbeing

Coal Mining Safety and Health (Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis) Amendment Regulation 2018
Following the re-identification of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) in 2015, the Queensland Government has been actioning a response which encompasses dust exposure, health screening and support for workers with the disease. This has included the implementation of recommendations from both the independent review conducted by Monash University in collaboration with the University of Illinois at C

Appointment of Chief Executive Officer of Crime and Corruption Commission
The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) is established under section 220 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 (the Act). The CCC is tasked with combating and reducing the incidence of major crime and corruption in the Queensland public sector. The CCC has investigative powers not ordinarily available to the police service, which enables the CCC to effectively investigate major crime, criminal o

Appointment to Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (QCAT Act) establishes the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and provides for the appointment of members. Section 183 of the QCAT Act provide that: as many ordinary members as are required for the proper functioning of QCAT must be appointed; an ordinary member must be recommended for appointment by the Minister after cons

Report on Review of Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009
Under section 240 of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (the Act), a review has been conducted to determine whether the Act would benefit from any amendment. As part of the review, a discussion paper was released for public consultation (the Consultation Paper) in 2012. Ninety-seven responses to the Consultation Paper were received from a representative crosssection of Quee

Response to Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board 2016-17 Annual Report
The Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Death Review and Advisory Board (the Board) was established as part of the Queensland Government’s implementation of recommendations from the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence Final Report - ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ Putting an end to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (2015). The Board is established under the Coroners Act 2003 to review do