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    Amendments to the Public Health Act 2005
    On 29 January 2020, a public health emergency was declared under section 319 of the Public Health Act 2005 for COVID-19. Since 28 March 2020, a public health direction made by the Chief Health Officer has been in place requiring anyone arriving in Queensland from overseas to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days in a hotel or other premises nominated by an emergency officer for the Public Health

    Appointment of Director of Child Protection Litigation
    Section 7 of the Director of Child Protection Litigation Act 2016 (the DCPL Act) states there must be a Director of Child Protection Litigation (DCPL). The DCPL’s main functions are to do the following under the Child Protection Act 1999: prepare and apply for child protection orders and conduct protection proceedings; prepare and apply for transfers of a child protection order or child protectio

    Appointment of Director of Public Prosecutions
    Section 4A of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1984 provides that there is to be a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and establishes the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP). The ODPP’s responsibility is to prosecute criminal matters in the High Court of Australia, Court of Appeal (Qld), Supreme, Mental Health and District Courts, and the Magistrates Court (in limited l

    Appointment of Information Commissioner
    Section 123 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (the RTI Act) establishes the Information Commissioner and Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) and provides that the Information Commissioner is an officer of the Parliament. The OIC is an independent statutory body whose role is to: promote access to government-held information; protect people’s personal information held by the public sec

    Appointment of Commissioner, Queensland Mental Health Commission
    The Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) is constituted under the provisions of the Queensland Mental Health Commission Act 2013 (the Act). Its purpose is to drive ongoing reform towards a more integrated, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health and substance misuse system. This object is primarily achieved by the development of a whole-of-government strategy to address systemic ment

    Appointments to Parole Board Queensland
    Parole Board Queensland (the Board) is an independent statutory body that makes decisions about a prisoner’s release into the community under supervision. The Board decide prisoners’ applications for release into the community on parole, and amend, suspend or cancel parole orders for prisoners who have been released to parole. The highest priority in making parole decisions is the safety of the co

    Disability Services and Other Legislation (Worker Screening) Amendment Bill 2020
    Queensland agreed to implement a nationally consistent National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) worker screening system. Implementation of this system will mean that clearances and exclusions will be portable across roles and employers within the NDIS. The Disability Services and Other Legislation (Worker Screening) Amendment Bill 2020 (the Bill) would: ensure Queensland has made all legislat

    Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
    The primary objectives of the Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 (the Bill) are to: provide for the statutory appointment of a Rehabilitation Commissioner; clarify and improve residual risk requirements to better manage the risks to the State from former resource sites; and improve the operation of environmental protection legislation. The Bill provides for the s

    Amendments during consideration in detail of Community Service Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019
    On 27 November 2019, the Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations introduced the Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019 which provided, at section 2, a 1 July 2020 commencement start date for the scheme. Due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, an amendment to the Bill is required to change the commencement date for the scheme to be a date fixed by

    Government response to findings of inquest into death of Mason Jet Lee
    On 2 June 2020, the Deputy State Coroner’s Findings of Inquest into the death of 22 month old Mason Jet Lee were released by the Coroners Court of Queensland, making six recommendations for Government aimed at better protecting children and reducing the likelihood of similar deaths. Since Mason’s death, the Queensland Government has implemented significant reforms to the child protection and famil

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    12 May, 2016

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