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Agribusiness and food industry development strategy discussion paper
The Growing for Queensland discussion paper provides an opportunity to engage Queenslanders in the development of an industry development strategy for the agribusiness and food sector. The discussion paper outlines the challenges and opportunities facing the sector; proposes priority outcomes for a strategy that contributes to Queensland Government priorities; and addresses the role of government

Queensland Drought Program Reform
The Queensland Government committed to review drought programs and assistance in Queensland for future droughts. In August 2018, an independent expert panel comprised of Ms Ruth Wade and Mr Charles Burke was engaged to look at what could be done in preparation for and during future droughts through a Drought Program Review. The Independent Panel held regional forums and sought written submissions

Qld Govt Participation in Royal Commission into Violence Abuse and Neglect of People with Disability
On 27 February 2019, the Premier and Minister for Trade announced that Queensland supported a Royal Commission into violence against, abuse and neglect of people with disabilities and would work through the details with the Federal Government. On 5 April 2019, the Prime Minister formally announced the establishment of a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People wit

Appointments to Hospital and Health Boards
The objects of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act) are to establish a public sector health system that delivers high quality hospital and other health services to persons in Queensland having regard to the principles and objectives of the national health system by: Strengthening local decision making and accountability, local consumer and community engagement, and local clinician eng

Small Business Procurement Commitment and On time Payment Policy
The Queensland Government has made it a priority to put Queenslanders’ jobs and businesses first. Government is achieving this by committing to: supporting small businesses to access procurement opportunities; making participation in Government procurement easier; and paying small business suppliers faster. To support the objectives of the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 201620, Qu

Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019-2024
The combination of Queensland’s significant renewable resources, existing gas pipeline network, world class ports, long-standing trading partnerships and proximity to Asian markets, position Queensland to play a significant role in the future production and export of renewable hydrogen. Queensland is well placed to capitalise on emerging hydrogen opportunities, both for domestic uses and export. T

Medicines and Poisons Bill 2019 and Therapeutic Goods Bill 2019
The Medicines and Poisons Bill 2019 and Therapeutic Goods Bill 2019 aim to repeal the current outdated medicines, poisons and therapeutic goods framework and replace it with a new regulatory framework. The Health Act 1937, Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996, Health Regulation 1996, Pest Management Act 2001 and Pest Management Regulation 2003 are difficult to apply in practice, outdated and

Draft Queensland Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan
The draft Queensland Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan (the draft roadmap) sets out proposed actions to support industry growth and job creation for the state’s resource recovery industries over the next ten years. The draft roadmap is an action under the draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy released in February 2019 which presents a plan for managing w

Response to Committee inquiry into job opportunities from establishment of space industry
In September 2018, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Leader of the House referred an inquiry to the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee (the committee). The referral was to examine opportunities to create jobs across Queensland and promote existing supply chain capability as a result of an Australian space industry. On 18 September

Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Acts
The Queensland Government has commenced a review of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003. The review provides an opportunity to examine whether the legislation is still operating as intended, is achieving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders, is in line with the government’s broader objectives to reframe t

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Action Plan 2019-2023
The Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 (the Strategy) provides the ten-year framework driving key reforms and targeted investment to improve housing outcomes for Queenslanders. Under the framework of the Strategy, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Action Plan 2019-2023 (the Action Plan) will deliver place-based, person-centred responses, and a stronger sector to improve housing

Government Response Domestic & Family Violence Death Review Advisory Board 2017-18 Annual Report
The Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board (the Board) was established as part of the Queensland Government’s implementation of recommendations from the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence Final Report - ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ Putting an end to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (2015). The Board is established under the Coroners Act 2003 to review domestic

Queensland Public Sector Reform
The Queensland Government is continuously examining ways to improve the Queensland public sector and its ability to meet the needs of Queenslanders. To ensure the Queensland public sector is the most responsive, consistent and reliable public service possible, the Queensland Government commissioned two key reviews: the Review into the Queensland Public Sector Workforce Reporting (Coaldrake Review

Government response to Private Member’s Bill - Anti-Discrimination Gender Specific Language Amendment Bill 2018
The Member for Traegar, Mr Robbie Katter MP, introduced the Anti-Discrimination (Right to Use Gender-Specific Language) Amendment Bill 2018 as a Private Member’s Bill on 19 September 2018. The Explanatory Notes to the Bill indicate that the primary objectives of the Bill are to protect an individual’s right to use traditional gender based language and to protect businesses and other organisations

Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
On 13 November 2018, the government introduced the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (Bill). On 14 February 2019, the Education, Employment and Small Business Committee tabled Report No. 12 on the Bill, recommending that the Bill be passed. The Bill amends the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 and introduce