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    2019 Bushfire Season Preparedness
    Traditionally, the bushfire season in Queensland commences in the north of the State in August and concludes in December of each year, dependent on seasonal conditions. A number of factors can influence the length and severity of the bushfire season including the timing and nature of the previous wet season and the current climate outlook. The 2019 bushfire season officially commenced on 1 August

    Appointments to Local Government Remuneration Commission
    The Local Government Remuneration Commission (Commission) is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (Act) from 3 December 2018. The Commission is established under new chapter 6, part 3, of the Act, with the following functions: to establish the categories of Local Governments; to decide the category to which each Local Government belongs; to decide the maximum amount of remuneration pay

    Review of Grants to Local Government - Implementation Plan
    In September 2018, the Queensland Government released the Grants to Local Government Policy Position which recommended the following outcomes: an outcome focussed grants model where grant programs with common objectives are managed consistently; aligning grant programs with State Government priorities and Council strategies and budget cycles; reduce red tape through streamlining the administration

    Abandoned Mines Management Policy and regulatory efficiency consultation report
    In 2016, the Queensland Government commissioned the Queensland Treasury Corporation to review Queensland’s financial assurance framework. The review made a number of recommendations to reduce Queensland’s exposure to the financial and environmental costs of managing land disturbed by resource activities. In response to that investigation and to further support the transparency of abandoned mine

    Appointments to Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal
    The Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal Act 2013 establishes the Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal. The functions of the Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal include to review and make determinations about remuneration in connection with members and former members of the Legislative Assembly in Queensland. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Walter Tutt be recommended to the Gove

    Queensland Parole System Reform - Progress Report
    The effectiveness of parole is fundamental to the integrity of the corrective services system and community safety. The Queensland Parole System Review (QPSR), led by Mr Walter Sofronoff QC, presented the Queensland Parole System Review Report (the Report) to Government on 1 December 2016. The Report contained 91 recommendations to reform Queensland’s parole system. The Government supported, or su

    Update on economic conditions and job creating initiatives in the Townsville Region
    The economy of the Townsville region is supported by health care and social services, education, retail services and public administration and safety. To support economic growth across the Townsville region, the Queensland Government is leading or helping facilitate progress on projects that include upgrades to roads, ports, schools, health services, and initiatives aimed at supporting jobs, innov

    Appointment to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
    The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority is a statutory body established under the Education (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) Act 2014 (the Act). Part 2, Division 2 of the Act outlines the functions of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority, which include to: develop and revise syllabuses for P-10 and senior subjects; develop and revise kindergarten guidelines

    Appointments to Queensland Performing Arts Trust
    The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is established under the Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977 (the Act). Under section 12 of the Act, the Queensland Performing Arts Trust (the Trust) functions are: to produce, present and manage the performing arts in the building occupied by the Trust at the Queensland Cultural Centre or any other building; to establish and conduct schools, lectures,

    Response to consultation RIS on In-Service Safety for Automated Vehicles
    The National Transport Commission (NTC) is undertaking a comprehensive reform agenda to develop an end to end regulatory framework for Automated Vehicles (AVs) that will support their safe deployment in Australia. On 1 July 2019, the NTC released a consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on InService Safety for AVs. The RIS examined the need for regulation to assure the safety of AVs used

    Environmental Protection (Rehabilitation Reform) Amendment Regulation 2019
    The Queensland Government is delivering improved rehabilitation and financial assurance outcomes in the resources sector through a broad package of reforms. In 2016-17, the Government undertook a review of the financial assurance framework for the resources sector (Queensland Treasury Corporation was commissioned to undertake modelling and support the review). The review recommended the developme

    Implementation status New Generation Rollingstock Train Commission of Inquiry
    In July 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade announced an inquiry into the procurement of Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) and their failure to comply with disability legislation. On 1 August 2018, the inquiry and its terms of reference were established under Commission of Inquiry Order (No.1) 2018. In December 2018, the New Generation Rollingstock Train Commission of Inquiry pre

    Police Powers Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
    The Police Power and Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 amends the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000, the Child Protection and Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2004, the Crime and Corruption Act 2001, the Criminal Code, the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012, the Justice and Other Information Disclosure Act 2008 the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, t

    Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
    The Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 amends the Summary Offences Act 2005 and the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 to address the rise in offending behaviours and civil disruption caused during some gatherings and assemblies. The Bill introduces new offences under the Summary Offences Act 2005 aimed at individuals who use a dangerous attachment device to disrup

    Final Master Plan Port of Townsville and draft port overlays Townsville and Gladstone
    The Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 (the Ports Act) provides a legislative framework for the Queensland Government’s port-related commitments and actions of the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, including mandating master planning for priority ports. The Ports Act designates the ports of Townsville and Gladstone as priority ports. The master plan for the priority Port of Townsville i

    Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
    In August 2019, the Queensland Government announced a proposal to declare Christmas Eve (24 December) as a part-day public holiday from 6pm to 12 midnight commencing in 2019; and the public release of a Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) seeking stakeholder comment on the proposal. A total of 1779 submissions were received in response to the Consultation RIS, of which 1271 submissions

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