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Appointment of Chair of Directors of Aviation Australia Board
TAFE Queensland (TAFEQ) is a statutory body established under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 and acquired Aviation Australia Pty Ltd (Aviation Australia) on 1 October 2017. Aviation Australia supports the development of Queensland as an aviation and aerospace hub and provides education and training for the aviation industry. Under sections 108 to 113 of the Aviation Australia Constitution (the Const

North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy Implementation Plan 2019–2021
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

Queensland Small Business Strategy Discussion Paper
Small businesses operate across a diverse range of Queensland industries, including construction, agriculture and tourism. They are fundamental to supporting the economic prosperity of Queensland’s regions; providing access to goods and services, local employment opportunities and strengthening the social fabric of local communities. In 2016, the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-2

Road Safety - Driver Distraction (Increased Penalties & Testing of Camera-based Enforcement)
Distracted driving is an increasing concern on Queensland roads with 70 per cent of Queensland drivers admitting to illegally using their mobile phone while driving. It is one of the fatal five driving behaviours and contributes to almost 20 per cent of serious injuries and 14 per cent of fatalities. In 2018, 33 people lost their lives on Queensland's roads which is 33.1 per cent greater than the

Local Government (Integrity) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Local Government (Integrity) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) continues the Government’s rolling program of reforms to improve accountability, transparency and integrity in the Local Government system and Local Government elections. The program of reforms includes: the passage of the Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 1 of Belcarra) and Other Legislation Amendme

Transport Legislation (Disability Parking and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2019
The Queensland Government is committed to creating a future where Queenslanders with a disability have the same access to opportunities as every other Queenslander. The Department of Transport and Main Roads administers Queensland’s Disability Parking Permit Scheme, providing convenient access to facilities in wide parking bays. Eligibility for a disability parking permit is based on the applicant

Appointment to Screen Queensland
Screen Queensland is a Proprietary Company Limited by Shares, with the State of Queensland as the sole Member. The company’s Constitution sets out the objects of the company: to increase the level of film and television production in Queensland; to develop and maintain creative infrastructure in Queensland for the film and television production industry; to develop and maintain an active and vibra

Update on economic conditions and employment initiatives in Mount Isa region
The economy of the Mount Isa region is primarily supported by mining, as well as agriculture, construction and services, such as education and health. To support economic growth across the Mount Isa region, the Queensland Government is investing in economic development and job creating projects, including significant expenditure on capital works such as roads and upgrades to health, education and

Update on economic conditions and job creating initiatives in Maryborough and Wide Bay region
The economy of Maryborough and the Wide Bay region is primarily supported by health care, agriculture and manufacturing. To support economic growth across Maryborough and the Wide Bay region, the Queensland Government is leading or helping facilitate progress on projects that include upgrades to health services, schools, TAFE facilities, roads, and initiatives aimed at supporting jobs, innovation

Second Progress Report on implementation of Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report recommendations
The Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce (Taskforce) undertook extensive consultation with the Queensland community, culminating in its report Adjust our Settings: A community approach to address cyberbullying among children and young people in Queensland (Taskforce Report). The Taskforce Report made 29 recommendations and the Queensland Government Response accepted all 29 Report recommendatio

Appointments to Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council
In December 2015, the Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council was established to guide and monitor implementation of the recommendations from the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Report and the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026 (the Strategy). The Third Action Plan 2019-2022 of the Strategy sets a new direction in

Report on implementation of Government Election Commitments
Government election commitments are based on the policies and materials released during the State election campaign by the Australian Labor Party (ALP). Following the swearing of the new Ministry, Minister’s charter letters were issued. Priorities within each Minister’s charter letters which were not election commitments have formed charter letter commitments. The Government election commitments a

Outomes from Regional Community Forums across Queensland - October 2019
Queensland is the most decentralised mainland state in Australia. The regions are significant contributors to the Queensland economy, supporting the top four export sectors of education and training, agriculture, mining and tourism. Queensland’s diverse regional communities have different economic and social challenges and opportunities that impact the region’s economic performance. The Queensland

Appointments to Surveyors Board of Queensland
The Surveyors Board of Queensland is an independent statutory body whose purpose is to maintain public confidence in the surveying profession by ensuring surveys are carried out by registrants in a professional and competent way. The board’s major functions include prescribing competency frameworks for surveyors; assessing applications for all categories of registration and endorsements in surveyi

Appointment of Chief Executive Officer Legal Aid Queensland
Section 41 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997 (the Act) establishes Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ). The main functions of LAQ, as provided for in the Act are to: ensure legal assistance is given to persons in the most effective, economic, commercial and efficient way; manage its resources so as to make legal assistance available at a reasonable cost to the community and on an equitable basis throu

Appointment to James Cook University Council
The James Cook University Council is the governing body of the University established by the James Cook University Act 1997 (the Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of the University which include providing 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 community. The Act p

Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019
The Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019 (Bill) provides for a portable long service leave (PLSL) scheme for the community service sector that: covers workers engaged by a community services employer to perform community services work; also covers workers engaged by a community services employer to support the provision of community services work; covers self-employe

Appointments to Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd
Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd is a proprietary company limited by shares jointly owned by the State of Queensland and the Brisbane City Council, with both parties signatories to a Shareholders Agreement (Agreement). The company’s constitution sets out the objects of the company: to create, produce and promote cultural festivals that showcase diverse artistic work and demonstrate artistic integr

Appointments to Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) is an independent, accessible tribunal that efficiently resolves disputes on a range of matters. QCAT’s purpose is to provide a quick, inexpensive avenue to resolve disputes between parties and make decisions about: adult administration and guardianship; administrative decisions; anti-discrimination; building disputes; children and young peop

Associations Incorporation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Incorporated associations and charitable entities are a vital part of Queensland’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector as they play an important role in generating community connections and strengthening civil society. The Government is committed to resolving a number of issues important to the NFP sector that have been restricting the sector’s ability to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. The Ass

Biodiscovery and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Biodiscovery makes a valuable contribution to the State’s economy through innovative research and the commercialisation of research products using native biological material. The Biodiscovery Act 2004 (the Act) regulates the take and use of native biological resources from State land or Queensland waters for biodiscovery research and commercialisation. Since the Act’s commencement, the biodiscover

Criminal Code (Child Sexual Offences Reform) Bill 2019
The Criminal Code (Child Sexual Offences Reform) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 contains a comprehensive package of amendments intended to improve the responsiveness of the criminal justice system to child sexual offending and the victims of child sexual offences by: implementing recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - Criminal Justi

Draft South East Queensland Koala Conservation Strategy 2019-2024
In May 2018, the Queensland Government released its response to the Koala Expert Panel’s (the Panel) report Queensland Koala Expert Panel: A new direction for the conservation of koalas in Queensland. The Panel’s report detailed six key recommendations and a number of supporting recommendations on the most appropriate and realistic actions to address the decline of koala populations in South East

Electoral (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2019
The Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) provides for reforms to the State electoral system, including: introduction of electoral expenditure caps and donations caps for registered political parties and their associated entities, candidates and third parties involved in electoral campaigning; increases to public election fun

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The justice portfolio encompasses the administration of over 150 statutes which are periodically reviewed to identify amendments to ensure that the Acts continue to operate in the manner intended. Other amendments to legislation may be identified as a result of court or tribunal decisions or representations by administering agencies and stakeholders. The Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bil

Tackling Plastic Waste – Queensland Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan
The Queensland Government is committed to reducing the amount of plastic in and entering the environment. Plastic that is not managed appropriately can have significant environmental, economic, social and human health impacts. The Queensland Government has already taken significant action, including the introduction of a ban on the supply of lightweight plastic shopping bags and the container ref

Implementation of The Spit Master Plan Bill 2019
On 25 May 2019, the Queensland Government released The Spit Master Plan (the master plan). A State funding commitment of $60 million was also announced to commence the implementation of the master plan, which comprises three overarching programs of work including: a capital works program to oversee the funding and delivery of a series of capital works projects, such as public realm improvements o

Appointments 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

Appointments to Mental Health Court
Established under the Mental Health Act 2016, the Mental Health Court is constituted by a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland, assisted in relation to psychiatric and intellectual disability matters by one or two assisting clinicians to enable mentally ill and intellectually disabled offenders to be moved from the criminal justice system into the mental health system. An assisting clinician m

Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) amends: the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 to implement recommendations of the expert panel appointed to advise on Queensland Health’s governance framework by: moving Queensland’s public sector health services to a networked governance model; and removing institutional barriers to public sector health services and implement important chang

Appointments to Queensland Building and Construction Board
The Queensland Building and Construction Board (the Board) is established under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 as the governing body of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission. The Board is responsible for deciding the strategy and the operational, administrative and financial policies to be followed by the Commission. The Board also ensures that the Commi

Queensland Government response to Jobs Queenslands Future Work project (phase 2)
Technology, innovation, ageing of the population and other economic and demographic shifts are driving structural changes in Queensland’s labour market. Opportunities are emerging in new industries and occupations, jobs are being transformed and the nature of work is changing. Jobs Queensland is the Queensland Government’s key advisory body undertaking research and stakeholder consultation on emp