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Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2019
The Bill amends the Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (HVNL) to improve safety and productivity in the heavy vehicle transport industry.
Amendments to the HVNL would clarify existing requirements, create consistency with national workplace health and safety laws, and further improve national rules and standards that apply to heavy vehicles. A number of provisions would improve roadside enforceme
Appointment of Racing Integrity Commissioner
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is an independent statutory body which oversees the integrity and welfare standards of racing animals and participants in Queensland.
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission works in partnership with the Queensland racing industry to monitor racing activities; uphold the Rules of Racing; ensure that everyone has the opportunity to compete on an even p
Appointments to Racing Queensland Board
The Racing Queensland Board is established under the Racing Act 2002 as the control body for thoroughbred racing, harness racing and greyhound racing in Queensland.
Under the Board’s leadership, Racing Queensland licences racing clubs and venues, works with industry stakeholders to anticipate the industry’s future challenges, identifies opportunities and plans for the industry’s vitality and grow
Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 2 of Belcarra) Amendment Bill 2019
The Queensland Government is committed to continue its rolling program of Local Government reform to strengthen the equity, transparency, accountability and integrity of Local Government in Queensland. It is also committed to supporting Local Government and enhancing public confidence in the sector.
The Crime and Corruption Commission, in its report Operation Belcarra: A blueprint for integrity an
Appointments to Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Board
The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Board (QRIDA) is a statutory body established under the Rural and Regional Adjustment Act 1994. Its main function is to administer assistance schemes that foster the development of a more productive and sustainable rural and regional sector in Queensland. This includes:
administering the Queensland Government's primary industries productivi
Appointments to Safe Food Production QLD Board
Safe Food Production QLD (Safe Food) is a statutory body established under the Food Production (Safety) Act 2000. Safe Food is required to develop, implement and administer food safety schemes, based on national standards, for a range of primary produce. Food safety schemes for the seafood, meat, dairy, egg and horticulture (seed sprouts) sectors have been implemented.
Safe Food has a Board of Dir
Response to Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into establishment of a pharmacy council
In October 2018, the Queensland Parliament Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee tabled its Report Number 12: Inquiry into the establishment of a pharmacy council and transfer of pharmacy ownership in Queensland.
The Report found that there is no public interest case for establishing a separate state authority, such as a pharmacy council, in
Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement - regulation of industrial cannabis
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is responsible for managing the licensing framework for the commercial production of industrial cannabis in accordance with part 5B of the Drugs Misuse Act 1986.
Industrial cannabis (hemp) contains low levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component of cannabis.
Part 5B of the Drugs Misuse Act 1986 provides the licensing framework f
First 2019 Report on implementation of anti-cyberbullying report recommendations
The Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce (Taskforce) undertook extensive consultation with the Queensland community, culminating in its report Adjust our Settings: A community approach to address cyberbullying among children and young people in Queensland (Report). The Report made 29 recommendations.
The Queensland Government Response released on 15 October 2018 accepted or accepted in-principl
Consultation RIS on levy structure for Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment
The Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) is an independent entity established under Chapter 3A of the Water Act 2000 (Water Act) to primarily advise on matters relating to the impacts on underground water caused by the exercise of underground water rights by resource tenure holders (both petroleum and mining).
OGIA is funded through an annual levy payable by resource tenure holders. The
Queensland Parole System Reform Progress Report
The Queensland Parole System Review (QPSR), led by Mr Walter Sofronoff QC, presented the Queensland Parole System Review Report (the Report) to the Queensland Government on 1 December 2016. The Report contained 91 recommendations to reform Queensland’s parole system.
The Government supported, or supported-in-principle, 89 of the 91 recommendations. As at 31 January 2019, 34 of the 89 accepted QPSR
Queensland Rail Citytrain infill service timetable
Queensland Rail proposed to improve Citytrain services.
Cabinet approved Queensland Rail improve services on the Citytrain network.
Cabinet noted the Translink Journey Planner website would be updated.
Appointment of principal consultant and the concept design for New Performing Arts Venue Project
On 27 May 2018, as part of the 2018–19 State Budget, the Government announced the investment of $125 million towards the delivery of a new $150 million theatre for Brisbane, on the Playhouse Green at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
On 29 January 2019, the Government announced that, following an Expression of Interest process, five shortlisted consultants were to develop concept designs for
Christmas Eve Part Day Public Holiday Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement
Observing Christmas Eve as a part-day public holiday would activate public holiday provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cwth), the Industrial Relations Act 2016 and industrial instruments. This would entitle employees who work between 6pm and 12 midnight on Christmas Eve to receive public holiday penalty rates.
A part-day public holiday on Christmas Eve would provide respite for workers follo
Implementation progress - Government response to the Not Now Not Ever report - March 2019
The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence provided its report, ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland’ to the Premier and Minister for the Arts in February 2015. The Government accepted all 121 Government based recommendations, supported the 19 non-government recommendations, and developed a ten year Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Stra
Domestic and Family Violence GPS-enabled Electronic Monitoring Technology Evaluation Report
In 2015, the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland provided its report Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (the Taskforce Report) to the Premier and then Minister for the Arts. Recommendation 123 of the Taskforce Report was:
The Queensland Government trials the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring for high risk per
Building Our Innovation Economy - Advance Queensland Strategy (Draft)
The Building Our Innovation Economy – Advance Queensland Strategy (Draft) (the Draft Strategy) is an opportunity to engage Queenslanders on their priorities for the future of innovation in Queensland.
The Draft Strategy identifies priorities and actions to inform a new plan for Advance Queensland that will focus the state’s innovation effort toward creating new jobs and economic growth.
Our Way and Changing Tracks - Monitoring Evaluation and Report
Our Way: A generational strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2017-2037 (Our Way) is a whole of government, generational strategy developed and released in 2017 by the Queensland Government in partnership with Family Matters Queensland. Our Way represents a fundamental shift in how government and non-government services work with, and for, Queensland’s Aboriginal
Framework for Action – Reshaping Qld Approach to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Domestic & Family Violence
The Domestic and Family Violence 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 in Queensland’s Final Report – ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ Putting an end to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (2015) (Not Now, Not Ever report), being established under the
Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) is proposed to:
implement the further legislative stage of the Government’s response to certain recommendations in the Report of the Crime and Corruption Commission titled Operation Belcarra: A blueprint for integrity and addressing corruption risk in local government;
facilitate operational improvements and support efficiencies in