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Appointment of Commissioner of Queensland Family and Child Commission
Section 6 of the Family and Child Commission Act 2014 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC). The QFCC has been established to: promote the safety, wellbeing and best interests of children and young people; promote and advocate the responsibilities of families and communities to protect and care for children and young people; and improve th

Appointments to Legal Aid Board
Section 48 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997 (the Act) establishes the Legal Aid Board (the Board). The functions of the Board under the Act are to responsibly manage Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) and to ensure that LAQ achieves its objects under the Act. Under section 49 of the Act, the Board consists of five persons (including one as the Board Chairperson) appointed by the Governor in Council.

Appointment to Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) established the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) and the Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board (the Board). Section 43 of the Act provides that the Board controls the Authority. The GCWA is responsible for delivering the best possible management of Gold Coast waterways. The Board is a decision-making board which: reports to the Minister for

COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020
On 29 January 2020, the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services declared a public health emergency in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19. Following the Public Health and Other Legislation (Public Health Emergency) Amendment Act 2020, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020 (the Bill) represents a second and whole-of-government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bill inclu

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 its 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 NGR Train Commission of Inquiry (Commission of Inquiry) prese

Amendments to Parliament of Queensland Act
The laws, practices and procedures of the Legislative Assembly assume that the business of the Assembly will be conducted by members being physically present during sittings. Amendments to these provisions are necessary to enable the Assembly to meet by electronic means during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The Bill makes legislative amendments to allow the Queensland Legislative As

Appointments to Land Restoration Fund Investment Panel
The $500 million Land Restoration Fund (LRF) is a first of its kind initiative that supports farmers, landowners and Traditional Owners to put in place sustainable land use practices that deliver improved yields, diversify income streams, create jobs and protect Queensland’s unique environment. The LRF was officially launched in December 2019 with the first funding round opening on 28 January 2020

COVID 19 Response for residential tenancies
The COVID-19 public health emergency is having unprecedented health and economic impacts on many sectors of the economy, including residential tenancies. Activity restrictions to support social distancing measures have resulted in reduced or lost income for many Queenslanders. More renting households are in or at risk of housing stress due to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 and may fa

COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill – Non-residential Tenancies & Small Business Commissioner
The economic impacts of COVID-19 are continuing to evolve and it is likely that there will be long-term effects on the Queensland economy and for the business community. On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister announced the National Cabinet agreement on the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct – SME Commercial Leasing Principles, to be legislated by the State-Territory Governments to aid commer

Three month deferral of gaming machine taxes
From 23 March 2020, many businesses were forced to close to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus within the community (COVID-19). These businesses included licensed clubs, hotels and casinos. The Queensland Government has been delivering a wide range of measures to support businesses, including by providing payroll tax deferrals and refunds, low interest loans and energy rebates. The Quee

Appointment to the Stanwell Corporation Limited Board
Government owned corporations (GOCs) boards 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 the GOC Act, directors of GOCs are appointed by the Governor in Council. Cabinet endorsed that Mr Paul Binsted be recommended to the Governor in Counci