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Appointments 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

Building Information Modelling Implementation
Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is a digital process for creating and managing all the information on an infrastructure asset throughout its lifecycle. The output of this process is a model which provides a three-dimensional, digital representation of the physical and functional characteristics of a building, another form of infrastructure or environment. This enables opportunities to impr

Update on Economic Conditions and Key Achievements in the Redlands region
The economy of the Redlands region is supported by health care and social services, construction, retail services, education, and tourism. To support economic growth across the Redlands region, the Queensland Government is leading or helping facilitate progress on projects that include upgrades to road infrastructure, schools and hospitals, and initiatives aimed at supporting jobs, innovation and

Queensland-India Trade and Investment Strategy 2018-2023
The Queensland Government has developed the Queensland-India Trade and Investment Strategy 2018-2023 to help Queensland companies take full advantage of existing and emerging opportunities in India. Queensland and India have a well-established relationship that supports economic development and investment in infrastructure in Queensland. This is firmly established through our existing strong ties,

Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 amends Health and other portfolio legislation to give effect to key policies and improve the operation of relevant Acts. The Bill gives effect to recommendations of the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee of the Queensland Parliament by establishing a notifiable dust lung disease register. The Bill amends the Public Health Act 2005 to

Whole-of-government submission to Queensland Productivity Commission of Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism
On 6 September 2018, the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships directed the Queensland Productivity Commission (the QPC) to undertake an Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism (the QPC Inquiry). The QPC Inquiry is required under its terms of reference to produce a draft report for public consultation by 1 February 2019 and a final report b

Reform of priority fisheries in accordance with the Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017-27
The Queensland Government released the Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017-2027 (the Strategy) in June 2017, paving the way for a world-class fisheries management system. The Strategy commits to delivering a more modern, responsive and consultative fisheries management framework for Queensland. One of the most fundamental changes is to introduce harvest strategies for each key fishery by 2020. Har

Terms of Reference for a Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into Aged and End-of-Life Care
On 2 September 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade announced a Parliamentary Inquiry into issues to do with aged and end-of-life care, including aged care, palliative care and dying with dignity. There is a growing body of evidence that the current aged care system is resulting in negative outcomes for older Queenslanders, their families and carers, as well as State and Territory health syste

Appointments to Persons Affected by Work-Related Fatalities and Serious Incidents Consultative Committee
The Persons Affected by Work-related Fatalities and Serious Incidents Consultative Committee (the Affected Persons Committee) is established under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (the Act). Under the Act, the function of the Affected Persons Committee is to give advice to the Minister and Queensland Government about the information and support needs of persons affected by work-related fataliti

Appointments to Parole Board Queensland
Parole Board Queensland (the Board) is an independent statutory body that makes decisions about a prisoner’s release into the community under supervision. The Board decides prisoners’ applications for release into the community on parole, and amends, suspends or cancels parole orders for prisoners who have been released to parole. The highest priority in making parole decisions is the safety of th

Appointments to Board of Wet Tropics Management Authority
The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area is managed under the Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993 (the Queensland Act) and the Commonwealth Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area Conservation Act 1994 (the Commonwealth Act). These Acts implement Australia’s international duty for the protection, conservation, presentation, rehabilitation and transmission t

Queensland Government ongoing approach to Per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination
Fire-fighting foam containing the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) was used in fire-fighting and fire-fighting training from the 1970s to the early-mid 2000s. Use of the foams has occurred at various Australian sites including civil airports, military air bases, large fuel storage terminals and refineries and p

Appointments to Board of Examiners
The Board of Examiners is established under Part 10 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (CMSH Act). The functions of the Board of Examiners are to: decide the competencies necessary for holders of certificates of competency; assess applicants, or have applicants assessed, for certificates of competency; grant certificates of competency to persons who demonstrated to the Board’s satisfact

Tropical North Global Tourism Hub Expression of Interest outcomes and next steps
Global Tourism Hubs (GTHs) are a strategy for Queensland that delivers new world-class tourism infrastructure. GTHs – including integrated resort developments – are catalytic projects that support city building objectives and other complementary initiatives, while optimising broader community gains including regional jobs, additional investment and associated flow-on developments and infrastructur

Queensland resources safety and health regulator and funding models
On 29 May 2017, the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee tabled its Report No. 2 – Inquiry into the re-identification of Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis in Queensland. The Queensland Government’s response to the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee’s report was tabled on 8 September 2017. The government’s response committed to establishing a Project Management Office, led by a per

National consumer protection framework for interactive wagering
On 7 September 2015, the Commonwealth Government commissioned a review, led by the former Premier of New South Wales, the Honourable Barry O’Farrell, into the profile and impact of the illegal offshore wagering industry (the Review). Of the 19 recommendations ultimately made by the Review, 18 were accepted by the Commonwealth in full or in principle. A core component of the Commonwealth’s response

Appointments to Jobs Queensland
The Jobs Queensland Act 2015 (the Act) established Jobs Queensland as an independent statutory entity with key functions to give advice to the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development about: the skills it anticipates will be needed for particular industries and regional areas; future workforce development and planning; and the apprenticeship and t

Appointments to TAFE Queensland Board
The TAFE Queensland Board is established as the governing body of TAFEQ under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (the Act). Sections 12 and 14 of the Act provide that the TAFE Queensland Board will comprise the following members appointed by the Governor in Council: one nominee of the Minister; and at least six but no more than eight persons who are eligible for appointment as a member under section 14

Amendments to Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018
The Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018 (the Bill) was introduced to Parliament on 15 February 2018. It establishes a financial provisioning scheme to replace the current financial assurance arrangements for resource activities and a legislative basis for the Mined Land Rehabilitation framework. The Economics and Governance Committee provided its report on the Bill on 2

Justice Legislation (Links to Terrorist Activity) Amendment Bill 2018
The Justice Legislation (Links to Terrorist Activity) Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) ensures that there is a presumption that neither bail nor parole will be granted to those persons who have demonstrated support for, or have links to, terrorist activity. The Bill: reverses the statutory presumption in favour of bail for any adult or child offender who has previously been convicted of a terrorism

Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Bill 2018
The Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) amends the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (WWC Act) and introduces automated blue card application processes to prevent people commencing paid work while a blue card application is pending. The Bill also contains amendments to the WWC Act which implement re

Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in the Redress and Civil Litigation Report (the Report) made recommendations for improving the capacity of the justice system to provide fair access and outcomes to survivors of child sexual abuse wishing to pursue a claim for civil damages for personal injury arising from the abuse. On 16 August 2016, the Government released

Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal & Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (Bill) implements amendments arising from conclusions of the Report on the Review of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 to improve the operational efficiency of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) to better achieve the objects of the Queensland Civil and Administrat

Minimum Financial Requirements for licensing in building and construction industry
The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) was enacted on 10 November 2017. The BIF Act includes a legislative head of power for the MFR to be prescribed in regulation. A public discussion paper titled ‘The proposed improvements to the Minimum Financial Requirements for licensing in the building and construction industry’ was released for consultation from 12 Septembe