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Government Response to 2019 Monsoon Trough Rainfall and Flood Review - Report 3 2018-19
The Inspector-General of Emergency Management (IGEM) undertook a review of the effectiveness of Queensland’s disaster management system in preparing for and responding to the Monsoon Trough Rainfall and Flood event in Queensland. The review sought feedback from a wide variety of stakeholders including from disaster management agencies, local government, non-government organisations and impacted co

Government Response to 2018 Queensland Bushfires Review Report 2 - 2018-19
The Inspector-General Emergency Management (IGEM) undertook a review of the effectiveness of Queensland’s disaster management system in preparing for and responding to the major bushfires and heatwave that occurred in November and December 2018. The review sought feedback from a wide variety of stakeholders including from disaster management agencies, local government, non-government organisations

Progress Report on Queensland Multicultural Policy and Action Plan 2019-22
Delivering on requirements under the Multicultural Recognition Act 2016, a report is required to be tabled about the Queensland Multicultural Policy: Our story, our future after each Multicultural Action Plan stops having effect. The First Progress Report on the Queensland Multicultural Policy presents key outcomes achieved during the 2016–17 to 2018–19 period. The Queensland Multicultural Action

Queensland Skills Strategy - Skills for Queensland-Great Training for Quality Jobs
Skills are a key driver of economic growth. Skilled individuals have increased labour force participation outcomes and labour productivity, and a skilled workforce contributes to global competitiveness, job creation, and economic and social prosperity. Targeted investment in skills, training and workforce development is central to support a diverse labour market and to continue to grow the economy

Appointment to Councillor Conduct Tribunal
The Councillor Conduct Tribunal is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act). Under Section 150DL of the Act, the functions of the Tribunal are: (a) at the request of a local government— i. to investigate the suspected inappropriate conduct of a councillor referred to the local government, by the assessor, to be dealt with by the local government; and ii. to make recommendations to

Appointment of members of Aviation Australia Board
TAFE Queensland is a statutory body established under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 and acquired Aviation Australia Pty Ltd (AA) on 1 October 2017. AA provides aviation training to support the development of Queensland as an aviation and aerospace hub for the Asia-Pacific region and to provide a centre of excellence for education and training for the aviation industry. Under sections 108 to 113 of

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

Appointments to paramedics panel of assessors
In accordance with the Health Ombudsman Act 2013, panels of assessors contribute to upholding professional standards by providing expert advice in response to questions of fact from judicial members who constitute the independent Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). QCAT deals with serious disciplinary matters which, if substantiated, may result in the cancellation or suspension of

Appointments to Council of 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 (the Act) for the purposes of research into any branch or branches of medical science. QIMR is controlled and governed by a Council. The Council’s functions are to: (a) control and manage the QIMR; (

Queensland Walking Strategy 2019-2029
The development of the Queensland Walking Strategy recognises the critical role that walking plays as part of a single integrated transport system accessible to everyone and as part of a healthy, active lifestyle for all Queenslanders. The Queensland Walking Strategy 2019–2029 carries forward the Queensland Government’s vision to ‘make walking an easy choice for everyone, every day' and identifies

New Queensland non-urban water measurement policy consultation paper
In August 2017, the Queensland Government appointed an independent panel of water experts to undertake an independent audit of Queensland’s non-urban water measurement and compliance. This was following national media attention on issues relating to water management and compliance in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). The report from the independent expert panel was provided to the government in Marc

Appointments to Queensland Capacity Network Fibre Board
In December 2018, the Queensland Government announced that it would establish a new entity to partner with internet service providers to use the extra capacity on the state owned fibre optic network to offer faster, more reliable internet to homes and businesses in regional Queensland. Queensland Capacity Network (QCN) Fibre is a jointly-owned subsidiary of the Government Owned Corporations, Powe

Every Life - Queensland Suicide Prevention Plan 2019-2029
More than 800 Queenslanders lost their lives to suicide in 2017. It is estimated that for every suicide death there are suicide attempts. Suicide rates have been increasing in Queensland over the past decade. Suicide and suicide attempts have a significant impact across the community, affecting families, friends, colleagues and service providers, with an estimated 135 people affected by each suici

Appointments to Energy Skills Advisory Committee
The Energy Skills Advisory Committee (ESAC) supports the development of a policy framework to encourage Queensland workers and communities to maximise future employment and skills opportunities in the Queensland energy sector. ESAC will be responsible for providing knowledge, options and recommendations for consideration to the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training a

Appointment to Jobs Queensland
The statutory entity Jobs Queensland was established under the Jobs Queensland Act 2015. Jobs Queensland is an independent body which provides strategic advice to Government on skills demand, the apprenticeship and traineeship system, and long-term workforce development and planning, engaging with industry bodies, stakeholders and relevant organisations to develop its advice and priorities, and co

2018 Better Regulation Taskforce Report-Queensland Government Response and Action Plan
The Better Regulation Taskforce (BRT) was established as a sub-committee of the Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to provide advice and an annual report to the Queensland Government on improving regulation on regulatory areas of concern to small business. The 2018 report, the BRT’s second report, reviews the environment for regulation in a digitally disrupted economy, with new business m

Revitalisation of Queensland Training Infrastructure
In November 2017, the Government released its Pathways to Training, Skills and Jobs policy which announced the Advancing Our Training Infrastructure (AOTI) initiative to invest up to $85 million across several training sites as part of the long-term plan to revitalise the State’s training portfolio. The AOTI funding commenced in 2018–19, with $30 million available, a further $30 million allocated

Appointments to Queensland Museum Board
The Board of the Queensland Museum (the Board) is established under the Queensland Museum Act 1970 (the Act). Under section 12 of the Act, the Board’s functions include: control and management of the museum and all natural history, historical and technological collections, and other chattels and property contained therein; the maintenance and administration of the museum so as to meet the needs an

Appointments to State Investment Advisory Board
Under the Queensland Treasury Corporation Act 1988 (QTC Act), the Governor in Council may appoint persons to an advisory board established under the QTC Act, on such terms and conditions as may be imposed by the Governor in Council. It is desirable for board members to possess demonstrated previous leadership experience, and the ability to work within a team and in conjunction with a broad range

Queensland Register of Nominees to Government Bodies
The Queensland Register of Nominees to Government Bodies (QRON) was developed in 2005 as a platform for members of the public to register their interest in serving on a Queensland Government board. An enhanced website and database titled has been built to replace the existing QRON. The website provides the following improved functionality: enables departments to post details of current board vaca

Appointment of members to pool for Child Death Case Review Panels
When a child who is known to the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women (DCSYW) dies or suffers a serious physical injury, a two-step review process is undertaken. Chapter 7A of the Child Protection Act 1999 provides a system for the review of the involvement of the DCSYW with particular children who have since died or suffered serious physical injury. The system includes a review by the chie

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-23
The child and family reforms are at the half way point of a 10 year reform program to implement the 121 recommendations from the 2013 Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry report, Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection. As at 30 June 2019, 107 of the 121 Inquiry recommendations had been delivered and the remaining 14 were underway. The past five years has been

Appointments of Deputy Directors of Public Prosecutions
Section 4A of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1984 (the Act) establishes the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP). The main function of the ODPP is to represent the State in the prosecution of criminal matters in the Magistrates (limited), District, Supreme and Mental Health Courts, the Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia. Section 17 of the Act provides that th

Appointments to Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (QCAT Act) establishes the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and provides for appointment of Senior Members, Ordinary Members and Adjudicators. Sections 183 and 198 of the QCAT Act provide that: as many Senior Members, Ordinary Members and Adjudicators as are required for the proper functioning of QCAT must be appointed; a

Appointment to University of the Sunshine Coast Council
The University of the Sunshine Coast Council is the governing body of the University established by the University of the Sunshine Coast Act 1998 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University 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 o

Appointment of Public Guardian
Section 9 of the Public Guardian Act 2014 (the Act) provides that there must be a Public Guardian. Section 10 of the Act provides that the Public Guardian’s role: in relation to adults who have impaired capacity for a matter is to protect their rights and interests; and in relation to relevant children and children staying at a visitable site is to protect their rights and interests. Section 94 o

Appointments to Public Records Review Committee
The Public Records Review Committee (the Committee) is established under the Public Records Act 2002. The Committee is responsible for advising the Minister and the State Archivist about issues affecting the administration and enforcement of the Act, to decide any disputes referred to the Committee under the Act, and to review decisions of the State Archivist not to authorise disposal of particula

Final two year evaluation report on the Governments Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Policy
The Queensland Government’s Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Policy (the TAFV Policy) involves a comprehensive range of measures to reduce alcohol-related violence and harm in entertainment precincts, drive cultural change around drinking behaviours in entertainment precincts, and balance a reduction in harm with the interests of the licensed industry. The legislation underpinning the TAFV Poli