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Appointment of Energy and Water Ombudsman and Land Access Ombudsman
The Energy and Water Ombudsman is appointed by the Governor in Council under section 51 of the Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006. The Energy and Water Ombudsman receives, investigates and facilitates the resolution of complaints made by small energy customers and South East Queensland water customers, in relation to their electricity, gas or water providers. The Land Access Ombudsman is appointe

Natural Resources and Other Legislation (GDA2020) Amendment Bill 2019
The Natural Resources and Other Legislation (GDA2020) Amendment Bill 2019 amends several Acts to adopt the latest national standard for measurement of position - the Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA2020) - determined under the National Measurement Act 1966 (Cwlth) as the standard in Queensland legislation for the future collection and sharing of position information, and to clarify or update to

Consultation on proposed changes to Queensland state energy legislation
A review of the Electricity Act 1994, the Gas Supply Act 2003, the Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006 and subordinate legislation, and the Liquid Fuel Supply Act 1984 (apart from biofuel mandate provisions) was initiated to assess whether state energy legislation is fit for purpose, given the energy transition and ongoing changes to Queensland’s applied national laws. This review confirmed state

Coomera Connector project update
The 45km Coomera Connector corridor between Loganholme and Nerang was formally confirmed in the Queensland Government Gazette on 15 March 2019. The Coomera Connector is a major infrastructure project that will provide an alternate route to the M1, reduce travel times and protect the M1's vital role as part of the National Land Transport Network. Recent traffic figures, in addition to unprecedente

Review of Queensland Plan
The Queensland Plan (the Plan) was developed almost five years ago and outlines a 30-year, shared community vision for Queensland. The vision outlined in the Plan is supported by a framework of goals, targets and performance measures which aim to guide the actions of the state and local governments, business, the community and individual Queenslanders who share responsibility for achieving the vis

Building our Innovation Economy - Advance Queensland Strategy
The Building our Innovation Economy – Advance Queensland Strategy (the Strategy) aims to drive jobs growth and build Queensland’s future economy through innovation. The Strategy identifies strategic priorities and actions that inform the future of the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland initiative. It will focus the state’s innovation effort toward creating new jobs and economic growth acro

Royalty Administration Modernisation Program Consultation Paper
The Office of State Revenue is responsible for administering the State’s tax and royalty legislation, which includes mineral and petroleum royalties. The Taxation Administration Act 2001 provides a comprehensive and contemporary revenue administration framework for administering the tax legislation the Office of State Revenue administers, being duties, land tax, payroll tax and betting tax. A nu

Appointments to Board of Residential Tenancies Authority
The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, and for ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The membership of

Appointments to University of 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 (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 co

Building Industry Fairness - Security of Payment
The Government has been creating a safer, fairer and more sustainable building and construction industry through implementation of the Queensland Building Plan. As part of reforming the culture and payment practices of the building and construction industry, an independent evaluation and an investigation have been undertaken to determine the effectiveness of the existing legislative framework by t

Ministerial Integrity Obligations
In September 2019, the Crime and Corruption Commission (the CCC) made five recommendations involving areas for improvement to ensure conflicts of interest are declared and to reduce risks of corruption. The Queensland Government accepted all the recommendations put forward by the CCC. Recommendations three and four sought the creation of new criminal offences relating to conflicts of interest, whi

QBCC (Mechanical Services Licences) and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2019
The mechanical services licensing framework regulates work on heating and cooling systems in complex buildings and work on medical gas systems. These systems contribute to the overall health and safety of the community and can have fatal consequences if incorrectly installed or maintained. For example, legionella bacteria can grow and spread through air conditioning units for large buildings, such

Implementation progress on Government response to Not Now, Not Ever report
The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence provided its report, ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland’ to the Premier and Minister for the Arts in February 2015. The Government accepted all 121 Government based recommendations, supported the 19 non-government recommendations, and developed a ten year Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Stra

Amendments during consideration in detail of Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
On 15 November 2018, in response to recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in the Redress and Civil Litigation Report, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Leader of the House introduced the Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) into the Legislative Assembly. The Bill amends the Civil Liability Ac