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    Government response to the Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report
    The Queensland Government is committed to leading the anti-cyberbullying agenda in Australia. Cyberbullying is a serious and complex issue. The Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce, chaired by Ms Madonna King, was announced on 19 February 2018. The Taskforce undertook extensive state-wide consultation with key stakeholders and the Queensland community. The Taskforce reported to the Premier and

    Implementation of Our Future State - Advancing Queensland’s Priorities
    In June 2018, the Queensland Government released Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities, which are the Queensland Government’s Statement of Objectives for the Community in accordance with the Financial Accountability Act 2009. There are six outcomes for the Queensland community: Create jobs in a strong economy Give all our children a great start Keep Queenslanders health Keep communit

    Queensland Plan Review – Release of Consultation Paper
    The Queensland Government is required to undertake a review of The Queensland Plan (the Plan) by October 2019. Given the rapidly emerging opportunities for Queenslanders, changing community expectations, a growing population and changing population demographics, the Queensland Government has determined to undertake the review in 2018. The Plan was released in 2014 and outlines a 30-year aspiration

    Regulatory Impact Statement - cattle pregnancy testing and ovarian scanning by laypersons
    In Queensland, both pregnancy testing of cattle and diagnosis of ovarian status by ultrasound scanning are considered to be acts of veterinary science. Under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1936, acts of veterinary science can only be performed for fee or reward by veterinary surgeons. A Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) prepared for public consultation discussed three regulatory options:

    Queensland Assistance for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Conference
    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific. APEC is attended by heads of government or ministerial level officials of the 21 members economies including Australia, China, the United States, Indonesia, South Korea and Canada. The aim of APEC is to create greater prosperity for the region by pr

    Appointment of Independent Assessor and President and casual members of Councillor Conduct Tribunal
    The creation of the role of Independent Assessor (IA) and the establishment of the Councillor Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are core components of the Government’s Councillor complaints reform agenda. The Local Government (Councillor Complaints) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (Amendment Act) was assented to on 21 May 2018 and commences by Proclamation. Section 150CT of the Amended Act creates t

    Appointments of Casual Commissioners to Local Government Change Commission
    The Local Government Act 2009 (LGA) provides for the Local Government Change Commission to assess whether a proposed local government change is in the public interest. Local Government changes include changes to a Local Government area, representation, name or classification. Similarly for Brisbane City Council, the City of Brisbane Act 2010 chapter 2, part 4 provides for the Local Government Chan

    Preparation of new South Bank Master Plan
    On 30 October 1988, World Expo ‘88 ended and in 1989 the South Bank Corporation Act 1989 (the Act) established a statutory development authority to facilitate and control the development of South Bank. The principal functions of the South Bank Corporation are to promote, facilitate, carry out and control development within the South Bank corporation area, including providing for a diverse range o

    Appointment of assisting clinicians to the Mental Health Court
    Established under the Mental Health Act 2016, the Mental Health Court is constituted by a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland, assisted in relation to psychiatric and medical matters by one or two assisting clinicians to enable mentally ill and intellectually disabled offenders to be moved from the criminal justice system into the mental health system. An assisting clinician may be a psychiat

    Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
    Queensland is the host jurisdiction for the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (National Law), under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 (Qld). The National Law establishes 15 National Boards that regulate 16 nationally registered health professions. It also establishes the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, which is the administrative arm of the Natio

    Appointments of Public Interest Monitor and Deputy Public Interest Monitors
    The Public Interest Monitor (PIM) and Deputy PIMs are appointed by the Governor in Council under section 324 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 and section 740 of the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000. The PIM’s functions include: Appearing in court hearings to test the validity of applications by law enforcement authorities for surveillance device warrants, retrieval warrants, approva

    Appointments to workers compensation medical assessment tribunals
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under Chapter 11 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to provide an independent and non-adversarial system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. Medical assessment tribunals comprise the: General Medical Assessment Tribunal (GMAT) – The GMAT assesses injuries covered by the specialties of gas

    Release of Report of Independent Public Schools Evaluation 2018
    The Independent Public Schools initiative was launched in 2013 to provide Queensland state schools and their communities with greater autonomy to make local decisions to improve student outcomes. There are currently 250 Independent Public Schools across Queensland, with 41.5 per cent of state school students enrolled in an Independent Public School. In 2018, the Department of Education commissione

    Queensland Parole System Reform - Progress Report
    The Queensland Parole System Review, led by Mr Walter Sofronoff QC, presented the Queensland Parole System Review (QPSR) Report to the Premier and Minister for Trade on 1 December 2016. The Report made 91 recommendations for complete reform of Queensland’s parole system. The Government supported, or supported-in-principle, 89 of the 91 recommendations and committed funding of $265 million over si

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    12 May, 2016

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