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    Queensland Innovation Future
    The Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games is undertaking a review of the state’s innovation system – Our Innovation Future. The Our Innovation Future review will engage with all members of Queensland’s innovation system (including startups, research, industry, investors and community) and deliver a new plan that ensures innovation is relev

    Appointments to Trade and Investment Queensland
    The Trade and Investment Queensland Board (TIQ Board) was established in 2013 under section 16 of the Trade and Investment Queensland Act 2013 (the Act). Section 17 of the Act provides the TIQ Board is responsible for the way Trade and Investment Queensland performs its functions, including ensuring Trade and Investment Queensland performs its functions in a proper, effective and efficient way.

    Planning (Container Refund Scheme) Amendment Regulation 2018
    The Container Refund Scheme (CRS) is to commence on 1 November 2018. The objectives of the CRS are to increase the recycling of beverage containers, reduce the number of containers that are littered, and to provide opportunities for social enterprise and benefits for community organisations. The Planning (Container Refund Scheme) Amendment Regulation 2018 amends the Planning Regulation 2017 to su

    Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements
    Since the release of the Productivity Commission’s 2015 report on national natural disaster funding arrangements, the Australian Government has hosted twelve national funding reform workshops with states and territories to establish a preferred funding model, including respective capability requirements, transition timeframes, and resource commitments. The Australian Government provided jurisdicti

    Economic Development and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
    The objective of the Bill is to provide for increased operational efficiency of legislation under the administration of the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning. The Bill proposes to amend the following Acts: Building Queensland Act 2015 to implement the Queensland Government’s response to three recommendations of the report An Administrative Review of Buildi

    Local Government Grants Review and Policy for Queensland
    An implementation action from the State Infrastructure Plan of 2016 was to review the infrastructure grant programs to local governments. This review was completed in September 2017. It was managed by the former Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning in partnership with the Local Government Association of Queensland and involved a cross section of Councils and Departments invo

    Update on Economic Conditions and Key Achievements in Toowoomba Region
    The economy of the Toowoomba region is supported by health, social, education services, and agricultural resources. The region is currently drought declared which is placing strain on the region’s primary producers and flow on businesses. Since the current drought started in 2013, successive Queensland governments have provided over $670 million in statewide support, including $34.6 million in fur

    Report on implementation of Government Commitments
    During the 2017 State election campaign, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) released a set of policies and commitments. Additional commitments were announced and reported in the media and made in letters to stakeholder groups. The published policies and additional commitments represent the election commitments of the Government. Government departments submit regular progress reports on the implement

    Skills for Queensland Discussion Paper
    The Skills for Queensland discussion paper has been prepared and provides the opportunity to engage with stakeholders across Queensland to explore key areas that will optimise the effectiveness of vocational education and training (VET) investment and ensure a focus on skills for jobs of the future, aligned with industry demand. VET is critical in delivering the training and skills needed by Queen

    Appointments to Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Taskforce
    The Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Taskforce (the Taskforce) is established to provide advice to the Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence on key issues relating to the implementation of reforms arising from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission), and oversee a grants fund fo

    Appointment of Commissioner for Police Service Reviews
    Commissioners for Police Service Reviews are appointed under section 9.2A of the Police Service Administration Act 1990 (the Act). They perform a review function in relation to police appointment, transfer and disciplinary decisions made under the Act. In accordance with section 9.2A(5) of the Act, each appointment as a Review Commissioner is for the term, not longer than three years. The Act doe

    Release of final master plan for the priority Port of Gladstone
    The Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 (the Ports Act) provides a legislative framework for the Queensland Government’s port-related commitments and actions of the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan (Reef 2050), including mandating master planning for priority ports. The Ports Act designates the Port of Gladstone as a priority port. The master plan for the priority Port of Gladstone is a

    Shifting Minds - Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategic Plan 2018-2023
    Mental illness, problematic alcohol and other drugs use, and suicide have substantial and far reaching impacts for individuals, families, communities and governments. The Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategic Plan 2018-2023 (the Strategic Plan) is the mechanism by which the Queensland Government demonstrates its commitment to improving the mental health and wellbeing of all Q

    Release of draft master plan for the priority Port of Townsville
    The Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 provides a legislative framework for the Queensland Government’s port-related commitments and actions of the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan (Reef 2050), including mandating master planning for four priority ports. The Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 designates the Port of Townsville as one of the priority ports. The draft master plan for t

    Respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in stone benchtop manufacturing
    The Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations made an announcement in Parliament on 18 September 2018 to alert the community to safety concerns around exposure to respirable crystalline silica in stone benchtop fabrication. The Minister announced the immediate issuing of a safety alert and guide for industry, which included a prohibition on dry cutting, as well as plans to devel

    Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
    In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy (the levy) that did not directly impact Queensland households. The levy is intended to act as a price signal that encourages waste avoidance and resource recovery behaviour, and discourages disposal as the first option. Public consultat

    Appointment of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
    Section 234 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (the Act) establishes the Anti-Discrimination Commission (the Commission) and provides that there is to be a Commissioner. Apart from specific powers given by the Act, the Commissioner has power to do all things necessary or convenient to be done in connection with the performance of the Commission’s functions, namely: inquiring into complaints and

    Appointment of Electoral Commissioner
    Section 20 of the Electoral Act 1992 (the Act) provides that there is to be an Electoral Commissioner. The role of the Electoral Commissioner is to administer the electoral laws of Queensland, conduct free and democratic parliamentary and industrial elections and review local government boundaries. The Electoral Commissioner is also responsible for the management of the Electoral Commission of Qu

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