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Future management of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Basin (Qld)
The full Lake Eyre Basin extends to areas in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory and has outstanding social, cultural and environmental attributes, and economic opportunities. It is an area that has attracted national and international attention as a result of these attributes and opportunities. Kati Thanda is the Arabana First Nation’s name for Lake Eyre. ‘Kati

Appointment of Director of Forensic Disability
The Forensic Disability Act 2011 (the Act) provides that there is to be a Director of Forensic Disability. The Director has an independent statutory oversight role to ensure the protection of the rights of forensic disability clients, and that the detention, assessment, care and support, and protection of clients comply with the Act. Under section 85 of the Act, the Director is appointed by the G

Queensland Rail uplift in services
On Monday 29 July 2019, Queensland Rail returned to a full-service Citytrain timetable (8290 weekly services) after operating on downgraded timetables for more than two years since widespread service disruptions began in October 2016. Since the return to full-service, Queensland Rail has been able to maintain a reliable and sustainable timetable. In early 2020, Queensland Rail will deliver an up

Summer Season Disaster Readiness 2019-20
Prior to, and during the summer season, Queensland Government agencies work to ensure they are prepared to support the community, while continuing to deliver necessary services in a severe weather event. The Queensland Government preparation for the 2019-20 summer season aims to ensure consistent service delivery and community support before, during and following a natural disaster. So far in 201

Appointments to Queensland Reconstruction Board
The Queensland Reconstruction Board is established under the Queensland Reconstruction Authority Act 2011 (QRA Act). The functions of the Queensland Reconstruction Board under the QRA Act are to: set the strategic priorities for the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA); make recommendations to the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning about: priorities for

Appointment to Queensland University of Technology Council
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Council is the governing body of QUT established by the Queensland University of Technology Act 1998 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of QUT which generally provide for education at university standard and courses of study or instruction (at the levels of achievement the Council considers appropriate) to meet the needs of the comm

Appointment of CEO WorkCover QLD and Executive Officer WorkCover Employing Office
WorkCover Queensland is a statutory body established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) as the sole provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Queensland. The Act establishes the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WorkCover Queensland. The Act allows for the appointment of the CEO for a term of not more than five years, with reappointment allowed.

Changes to Building and Construction Industry QLeave levy
The portable long service leave scheme for Queensland’s building and construction industry is established under the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991. The portable long service leave scheme is funded by a portable long service leave levy, currently fixed at 0.25% of assessible building costs above a threshold of $150,000. The levy is discounted for large bui

Establishment of Paradise Dam Commission of Inquiry
Engineering investigations of Paradise Dam have identified a number of structural and stability issues that, in the event of a 1-in-200 year flood, may cause the dam to fail. The Government has responded by reducing the volume of water in the dam and preparing to undertake works to lower the dam spillway in 2020. A Commission of Inquiry will be established into the design, construction and commis

Appointments to Gasfields Commission
The Gasfields Commission Act 2013 (the Act) established the Gasfields Commission (the commission) to manage and improve the sustainable coexistence of landholders, regional communities and the onshore gas industry in Queensland. Section 9 of the Act provides that the commission is made up of a full-time or part-time commissioner, who is the chairperson, and up to six part-time commissioners. Secti

Appointment Deputy Director Queensland Institute of Medical Research
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR), trading as the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, is established under section 3 of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research Act 1945 for the purpose of research into any branch or branches of medical science. Section 10(2) of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research Act 1945 provides for the Governor in Council to appoint a Depu

Appointments to Queensland Heritage Council
The Queensland Heritage Council (the Council) is a 12-person statutory authority established under the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 (the Act) to help conserve Queensland’s cultural heritage for the benefit of the community and future generations. The Council provides strategic advice to the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts about Qu

Consultation Report next stage of amendments Child Protection Act 1999
The Queensland Government is continuing implementation of the Supporting Families Changing Futures (SFCF) reform program to build a new child protection and family support system for Queensland. Following a review of the Child Protection Act 1999 undertaken between 2015 and 2017, priority amendments were progressed through the Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2017 to support the implementatio

Queensland Space Industry Strategy 2020-2025
The emerging Queensland space industry has potential to create high-skilled jobs, many in regional areas, and support traditional industries such as manufacturing, mining, agriculture and tourism. With enablers, by 2036 it could add $3.5 billion to $6 billion to the state economy and support 4,000 to 6,000 jobs (Deloitte report, May 2019). The government committed to the development of the Queen

Weapons Categories (Replica Firearms) Amendment Regulation 2020
The Weapons Legislation (Replica Firearms) Amendment Regulation 2020 (the Amendment Regulation) amends the Weapons Categories Regulation 1997 to address a rise in police calls for assistance relating to replica firearms. The Amendment Regulation adds replica firearms to the category of restricted items. It also removes replica firearms, that are not also functioning firearms, from category R weap

Appointments to the boards of various Government businesses
Government owned corporations (GOCs) boards are established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (GOC Act) and are responsible for overseeing the activities of GOCs to optimise their value by exercising sound commercial judgement. Under the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (Seqwater) Board is responsible f

Appointments to the Business Development Fund Investment Panel
The Business Development Fund is the Queensland Government’s capital fund investing in growing innovative Queensland businesses. It is a key component of the Advance Queensland initiative that is helping drive innovation, build on natural advantages and raise Queensland’s profile as an attractive investment destination. Cabinet noted that the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal a