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    Appointments to Interim Management Committee for Logan City Council
    On 2 May 2019, the Local Government (Dissolution of Logan City Council) Amendment Regulation 2019 dissolved the Logan City Council (LCC) and appointed Ms Tamara O’Shea as Interim Administrator to act in place of the Councillors of the LCC until the conclusion of a fresh election of Councillors. Section 205 of the Local Government Act 2009 (LGA) provides that the Minister for Local Government may

    Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23
    The Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23 is a four-year rolling program of works that details the Department of Transport and Main Roads’ infrastructure investment for roads, railways, marine, public transport and active transport initiatives. The QTRIP provides confidence for industry in a forward pipeline of works, enabling planned delivery of transport i

    Review of the Racing Integrity Act 2016 - release of a discussion paper
    In response to alleged widespread cheating and illegal practices in the greyhound racing industry across Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales, the Queensland Government announced a Commission of Inquiry into the regulation of the Queensland greyhound industry. In June 2015, the Inquiry’s report (known as the MacSporran Report) made 15 recommendations, including the establishment of an independ

    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

    Appointments to Valuers Registration Board of Queensland
    The Valuers Registration Board of Queensland (the board) was established under the Valuers Registration Act 1965 and continues under section 5 of the Valuers Registration Act 1992 (the Act). The board’s main functions are to: protect the public through the registration of valuers; authorise the investigation of complaints about the conduct of registered valuers; take disciplinary action and commen

    Disability Services (NDIS) and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2019
    The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (the NDIS Commission) would commence operation in Queensland from 1 July 2019. The NDIS Commission will have responsibility for the oversight of registered NDIS providers in Queensland, with the exception of operating a worker screening system and community visitor function and authorising the use of restrictive practices. These functions will remain the

    Appointment of Commissioner for Electrical Safety
    The Improving safety for Queenslanders at work policy platform document reinstates the position of Commissioner for Electrical Safety. The Commissioner for Electrical Safety Queensland (Commissioner) is established under the Electrical Safety Act 2002. The Commissioner provides a strong voice to government on electrical safety matters and is an independent advocate for electrical safety in Queensl

    Appointments to Workers' Compensation speciality medical assessment tribunals
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under Chapter 11 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to provide an independent and non-adversarial system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. Medical assessment tribunals comprise the: General Medical Assessment Tribunal (GMAT) – The GMAT assesses injuries covered by the specialties of gas

    Implementation of full-service Citytrain timetable
    The Redcliffe Peninsula Line opened on 4 October 2016, adding six new stations and 12.6 kilometres of track to the Citytrain network. A new timetable was introduced the same day, increasing the number of weekly services across the network. Over the following months, traincrew shortages caused widespread disruptions. A downgraded timetable was introduced on 23 January 2017 and remained the foundati

    Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy and Energy from Waste Policy
    In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy. The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy (the Strategy) has been informed by the review of the current Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy (20142024) published in June 2018, the outcomes of public

    Appointments to Board of Health and Wellbeing Queensland
    Health and Wellbeing Queensland is a new entity established by the Health and Wellbeing Queensland Act 2019 to address long-term and chronic health issues across Queensland and improve the health and wellbeing of the Queensland population. Health and Wellbeing Queensland is governed by a board of at least two, but not more than ten people, one of whom must be the Chief Executive of a government de

    Queensland Beef Processing Strategy 2019–2022
    The beef processing industry is one of Queensland’s largest manufacturing industries and a major regional employer which makes a substantial economic contribution to the Queensland economy. In response to challenges facing the beef processing industry, the Queensland Government committed to implement a comprehensive strategy to protect jobs in the meatworks industry and upskill the workforce throu

    Draft North Queensland Regional Plan
    The North Queensland region includes the Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, Palm Island and Townsville local government areas. The North Queensland region is expected to face a number of challenges over the next 25 years. These include an ageing population, increasing urbanisation, and structural changes in the regional economy moving away from traditional strengths to a more knowledge-base

    North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough - State Recovery Plan 2019-2021
    The North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January to 14 February 2019 (the monsoon trough) was a disaster of national significance causing catastrophic damage and losses to communities across North, Far North and North West Queensland. Thirty-nine local government areas (LGAs) have been activated for joint Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) assistance und

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    12 May, 2016

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