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Queensland Racing Integrity Commission progress report on recommendations of Greyhound Racing Industry Commission of Inquiry
In response to the February 2015 ABC exposé on the use of live-baiting to train racing greyhounds, the Queensland Government established a Commission of Inquiry, chaired by Alan MacSporran QC. The Commission of Inquiry delivered its final report, with 15 recommendations, on 1 June 2015. The Government accepted all recommendations, with its response committing to 75 activities to implement them. T

The Spit draft master plan release for public consultation
The Queensland Government is leading the preparation of The Spit master plan in collaboration with the Gold Coast City Council and Gold Coast Waterways Authority. The master plan will guide development on The Spit over the decades ahead. The draft master plan provides for enhanced green and public spaces, improves connections to the ocean and the Broadwater, and provides for job opportunities thro

Appointments to Queensland Local Government Grants Commission
The Queensland Local Government Grants Commission (the Commission) is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act), primarily to make recommendations to the Minister for Local Government on the distribution of the Commonwealth financial assistance grants to Local Governments. The Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 (Cwth) (the LGFAA) provides that a State is not entitled

Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) Amendment Regulation 2019
In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy (the levy) that did not directly impact Queensland households. The levy is intended to act as a price signal that encourages waste avoidance and resource recovery behaviour and discourages disposal as the first option. The Waste Reducti

Appointments to nursing and midwifery panels 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

Queensland Government 12 month progress report - impementation of Action on Ice
The use of crystal methamphetamine (ice) in Queensland has led to increased harms to individuals, their families and the broader community including drug dependence, violence and injury, mental and physical health issues and negative impacts on employment and relationships. Ice misuse continues to place a burden on frontline services, law enforcement and the health system. On 10 February 2018, th

Queensland Government submission to Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review 2018-19
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) conducts the Annual Wage Review (AWR) to review the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and national system award wages. The Queensland Government submission to the FWC 2018–19 AWR proposes a Queensland Government position that supports an increase of no less than 3.5% to the NMW and a fair and reasonable increase to minimum modern award rates of pay on the basis that this

Update on Economic Conditions and Key Achievements in Sunshine Coast Region
The economy of the Sunshine Coast region is supported by health care and social services, construction, retail services, education and tourism. To support economic growth across the Sunshine Coast region, the Queensland Government is leading or helping facilitate progress on projects that include upgrades to road infrastructure, telecommunications infrastructure, schools, health services, and init

Disability Services and Other Legislation (NDIS) Amendment Bill 2019
The Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors (DCDSS) has been progressing a whole-of-Government legislative review to ensure Queensland has the necessary legislation in place to support full scheme implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 1 July 2019. The Disability Services and Other Legislation (NDIS) Amendment Bill 2019 progresses amendments to su

Proposal for changes to QLeave Levies
A portable long service leave (PLSL) scheme for Queensland’s building and construction industry was established under Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 (the Act) and commenced in 1992. The scheme is funded by a PLSL levy payable to QLeave on the total project costs (including all direct and indirect costs) of all building and construction work over $150,000

Draft North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy
A Strategic Blueprint for Queensland’s North West Minerals Province (the blueprint) was released by the Queensland Government in July 2017. The $39 million blueprint sets out a collaborative plan for supporting strong and prosperous industries, businesses and communities in the North West Minerals Province (the NWMP). The NWMP is defined as the 10 local government areas of: Mount Isa City; Clon

Economic recovery response to North and North West Queensland Monsoon Trough 2019
From late January to mid-February 2019, a monsoonal trough generated exceptional rainfall and flooding across much of northern Queensland. This extraordinary event resulted in disaster declarations in 37 local government areas and activation of Queensland’s disaster management arrangements. The extent of the disaster meant data to inform a full economic assessment of its impact was yet to be obtai

Appointments to Boards of QIC Limited and Queensland Rail Transit Authority
The Boards of Government owned corporations (GOCs) 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 section 89(1) of the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. The Queensland Rail Transit Authority (Queensland R

Government Response to Education, Employment and Small Business Committee Report No 13
The Working with Children Legislation (Indigenous Communities) Amendment Bill 2018 (the PMB) was introduced into Parliament by Mr Robbie Katter MP, Member for Traeger, in October 2018. On 14 February 2019, the Education, Employment and Small Business Committee (the Committee) tabled its Report No. 13 on the PMB. Recommendation 2 of the Committee Report was that the Attorney-General and Minister fo