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Appointment of Chairperson of Screen Queensland
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

Appointments to Central Queensland University Council
The Central Queensland University Council is the governing body of the University established by the Central Queensland University Act 1998 (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 communit

Update on economic conditions and key achievements in the Mackay and Whitsundays region
The economy of the Mackay and Whitsundays region is supported by agricultural, resource and tourism assets. The region has been rebuilding since Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Debbie struck in March 2017. The Insurance Council of Australia described STC Debbie as the second most costly storm in Australia’s history, with more than $1.5 billion in insurance losses. However, there are promising signs

Ministerial and Other Office Holder Staff and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Ministerial and Other Office Holder Staff and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) amends the Ministerial and Other Office Holder Staff Act 2010 and the Parliamentary Service Act 1988 to provide the Director-General and the Clerk respectively with explicit power to conduct criminal history checks to assess the suitability of a person to be engaged under these Acts in a Ministerial

Management of Queensland abandoned mines and addressing risks associated with resource authorities
In 2016, the government commissioned the Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) to undertake a review of the financial assurance (FA) framework for the resources sector. The review recommended an alternative financial assurance system and a range of complementary measures to reduce the state’s financial exposure to the costs of managing mined land. The Financial Assurance Framework Reform discussio

Appointments to Queensland Great Artesian Basin Advisory Council
The Queensland Great Artesian Basin Advisory Council is an advisory body established under the Water Act 2000 (the Act). Section 1005 of the Act provides that the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (the Minister) may establish advisory councils to assist with administration of the Act. Section 1005 (2) of the Act states that an advisory council has the functions the Minister decides.

Appointments of Chairpersons for Valuation Objection Conferences
The Land Valuation Act 2010 (the Act) requires the Valuer-General to provide annual and maintenance valuations for land in local governments in Queensland. If an owner is dissatisfied with their valuation they may lodge an objection to the valuation within 60 days of its issue. Section 123 of the Act requires the Valuer-General to offer an objection conference to an objector where the valuation ob

Disaster Management (QDMC Membership) Amendment Regulation 2018
The Disaster Management Act 2003 (the DMA) creates a State disaster management framework that is based on State, district and local levels of disaster management. The Disaster Management Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) prescribes the membership, business, meetings and other matters for the State, district and local disaster management groups and prescribes the disaster districts. Sections 17 and

Advance Queensland Screen Industry 10-year Roadmap and Action Plan
Queensland has a strong and growing domestic screen industry with an increasing international presence. This is supported by a high level of creative and technical expertise, the production of rich content across a range of genres and platforms, and investment in world-class infrastructure. A consultation draft of the Advance Queensland 10-Year Roadmap for the Screen Industry (the Roadmap) was rel

Appointment to Queensland University of Technology Council
The Queensland University of Technology Council is the governing body of the University established by the Queensland University of Technology Act 1998 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University which generally provides for education at university standard and courses of study or instruction (at the levels of achievement the council considers appropriate) to meet the

Appointments to South East Queensland Housing Supply Expert Panel
The Premier announced the establishment of the South East Queensland (SEQ) Housing Supply Expert Panel with the purpose of ensuring that housing needs keep pace with the growth occurring in the SEQ region over the next 25 years. The panel would play a critical role in the delivery of the SEQ Growth Monitoring Program by providing the government with independent expert advice about how to appropria

Appointments to Library Board of Queensland
The Library Board of Queensland is established under the Libraries Act 1988 (the Act). The Board has the functions conferred to it under section 20 of the Act. In summary, the Board’s functions are: to promote the advancement and effective operation and coordination of public libraries of all descriptions throughout the State; to encourage and facilitate the use of public libraries; to control, ma

Local Government Electoral (Stage1 - Belcarra) Bill 2018
On 6 March 2018, the Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs introduced the Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 1 of Belcarra) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Belcarra Bill) which proposed to implement the five recommendations of the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) report Operation Belcarra: A blueprint for integrity

Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement - Reviewing the management of protected wildlife in Queensland
The conservation and management of protected plants and animals – collectively termed ‘protected wildlife’ – in Queensland is regulated under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NC Act) and subordinate legislation – the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017, the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 and the Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 2006 (the Nature

Implementing a Queensland Waste Disposal Levy
On 20 March 2018, the Queensland Government announced it would develop a comprehensive waste and recycling strategy for Queensland underpinned by a waste disposal levy. The strategy is being developed following the investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland, led by Justice Peter Lyons QC, completed in 2017. A Directions Paper has been developed that outlines the directions for Queen

Appointments to Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (QCAT Act) establishes Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and provides for appointment of members and adjudicators. 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 mem

Appointments to Hospital and Health Boards
The objects of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) are to establish a public sector health system that delivers high quality hospital and other health services to persons in Queensland having regard to the principles and objectives of the national health system by: strengthening local decision-making and accountability, local consumer and community engagement, and local clinician eng

Appointment of Health Ombudsman
The Health Ombudsman is established under the provisions of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act). The Health Ombudsman reports to the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services and the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Committee of the Queensland Parliament on the administration of the health service complaints management system. Pursuant to

Queensland Small Business Procurement Commitment
The Queensland Government has made it a priority to put Queenslanders’ jobs and businesses first. The Government is achieving this by committing to supporting small businesses to access procurement opportunities and making participation in Government procurement easier. To support the objectives of the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 201620, Queensland Procurement Strategy and Queens

Response to independent audit of Queensland non-urban water measurement and compliance
In 2017, a series of ABC television programs raised issues relating to water management and compliance in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB), including allegations of water theft in New South Wales and concerns regarding the take of overland flow water in the Border River catchment in the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin. In August 2017, the Queensland Government appointed an independent panel of water

Appointments to Queensland Competition Authority
The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) is established under the Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 (QCA Act) and appointed by the Governor in Council. As the State’s independent economic regulator, the QCA’s primary role is to ensure monopoly businesses operating in Queensland, particularly in the provision of key infrastructure, do not abuse their market power through unfair pricing or

Appointment to Queensland Rail Transit Authority Board
The Queensland Rail Transit Authority (Queensland Rail) Board is responsible for overseeing the functions of Queensland Rail in accordance with the requirements of the Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 (QRTA Act). Appointments to the board of Queensland Rail are made by responsible Ministers in accordance with the requirements of the entity’s enabling legislation. It is desirable for boa