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Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Bill) proposes a number of amendments to portfolio and other legislation. The principal Acts proposed to be amended by the Bill are: Animal Care and Protection Act 2001; Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008; Biosecurity Act 2014; Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Act 1988; Drugs Misuse Act 1986, Part 5B; Environmen

Appointments to Mount Isa Water Board
The Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) is a category 1 water authority under the Water Act 2000. The board of the MIWB is required to act commercially with appropriate management and performance systems, capital structure and dividend policies. The board of the MIWB consists of five directors, comprised of four nominees of the chief executive of the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and

Replacement of Fisheries Regulation 2008 - first tranche of fisheries reforms
Amendments were made to the Fisheries Act 1994 and the Fisheries Regulation 2008 (the Regulation) for commencement in May 2019, in order to deliver on the principles and commitments outlined in the Queensland Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017-2017 (the Strategy). The Regulation is due to expire on 1 September 2019 under the Statutory Instruments Act 1992. The Regulation is proposed to be replace

Agricultural Sector and Ekka Precinct Redevelopment
The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (the RNA) promotes and encourages the development of Queensland’s agricultural, industrial, manufacturing and cultural resources. The primary production sector (including agriculture, fisheries and forestry) contributes significantly to the Queensland economy. For 2018-19, the total value of Queensland’s primary industry com

Government response - Committee Report - Local Govt Electoral (Implementing Stage 2 Belcarra) Bill
The Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 2 of Belcarra) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Belcarra Stage 2 Bill) proposes further amendments to the Local Government Act 2009, the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 and the City of Brisbane Act 2010 to build on the intent of the reforms in the Belcarra Stage 1 Act and progress the Government’s ongoing program of reforms to im

Third Action Plan - Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026
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 developed a ten year Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy to guide implementation and realise the vision of the Report. The Second Action Plan 2016–17 to 20

Appointments to Board of Building and Construction Industry Training Fund
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (QLD) Ltd (BCITF) is established as the skills centre of excellence for the building and construction industry and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, with sole membership being the State of Queensland, through the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. The skills centre of exce

Community Based Sentences (Interstate Transfer) Bill 2019
The Community Based Sentences (Interstate Transfer) Bill 2019 (the Bill) provides for Queensland’s participation in the national scheme for the formal transfer and enforcement of community based sentences between Australian jurisdictions. National model legislation currently operates in relation to the transfer of prisoners and those on parole, and this Bill extends the principle to community base

Health Transparency Bill 2019
The Health Transparency Bill 2019 (Bill) has three main components: establishes a legislative framework for obtaining information about public and private hospitals and residential aged care facilities (RACFs) for publication on a website; amends the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 to introduce a minimum nurse and support worker skill mix ratio and minimum average daily resident care hours in

Regional Communities Program
Queensland regions are diverse and regional communities face unique economic and social challenges. Regional communities have individual identities and differing ambitions, challenges and advantages. Understanding local issues is essential for delivering effective policy and building community trust and confidence in government. The Regional Communities Program will strengthen the relationship be

Resources Safety and Health Queensland Bill 2019
The safety and health of workers in Queensland’s resources industries is regulated by the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy. Following the re-identification of Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis (CWP) in 2015, a Parliamentary Select Committee was established to conduct an inquiry and report into CWP in coalmine workers in Queensland. A key recommendation of the Select Committee was to

Queensland Social Enterprise Strategy
Social enterprises are businesses that exist to benefit the public and community rather than just shareholders and owners. They fulfil a range of objectives and serve a wide variety of beneficiaries. They develop new solutions to social, cultural, economic or environmental problems. The social enterprise sector in Queensland is small but gaining momentum and there is an opportunity for government

Appointments to Building and Construction Industry Portable LSL Board
The Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority (QLeave), which administers a scheme of portable long service leave benefits for eligible workers in the building and construction industry in Queensland. Section 11 of the Act provides that QLeave i

Appointments to Queensland Theatre Company
The Queensland Theatre Company is established under the Queensland Theatre Company Act 1970 (the Act). Under section 12 of the Act, the Queensland Theatre Company functions are: to promote and encourage the development and presentation, public interest, participation, understanding and appreciation of the arts of the theatre; to produce, present and manage plays and other forms of theatre and en

Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) amends the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (WCR Act), the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 (WCR Regulation), the Further Education and Training Act 2014 (FET Act) and the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (TAFEQ Act). In addition, the Bill repeals the Commonwealth Game

Queensland Family Child Commission Implementation Evaluation of Child Protection Reform Program
The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC), established under the Family and Child Commission Act 2014, is responsible for evaluating child protection reforms at the program level, with evaluations planned at three time points over the 10 year child and family reform program. The Implementation Evaluation, which covers the first three years of the child protection reform program (1 July 201

Drought Impact
In August 2019, 65 per cent of Queensland was drought declared under State Government processes (32 shires and four part shires). This was down from 88.7 per cent in early 2017, however, some shires had been drought declared since mid-2013. Rainfall across many parts of southern Queensland over the past 12-24 months had been extremely low. The August to October 2019 climate outlook suggested a dri