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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 youn

Disease test orders for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The amendments to the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 provide a legislative framework for police to apply to a magistrate for a disease test order to have a person tested for COVID-19. This will apply in circumstances where a person wilfully coughs, spits or sneezes at or on another person and has been arrested for a relevant assault offence under the Criminal Code. The disease test or

Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway Upgrades
The Gateway Motorway and the Bruce Highway are vital components of the National Land Transport Network and serve as a critical link for long distance traffic between major economic and employment hubs on the east coast of Australia. They provide access to the Australian Trade Coast and Brisbane Airport. The Gateway Motorway and the Bruce Highway carry high volumes of freight, commercial, tourist a

Appointments to Hospital and Health Boards
Across Queensland, each of the 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) are the principal providers of public sector health services within their region. Under section 7 of the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 (the Act), each HHS is independently and locally controlled by a Hospital and Health Board (HHB). HHBs are accountable for the performance of their respective HHS and for establishing and m

Appointment of Integrity Commissioner
Section 6 of the Integrity Act 2009 establishes the Queensland Integrity Commissioner as an officer of the Parliament. Section 7 of the Act provides that the Integrity Commissioner has the following functions: to give written advice to a designated person or former designated person on ethics or integrity issues; to meet with, and give written or oral advice to, members of the Legislative Assembl

Referral of voluntary assisted dying laws to Queensland Law Reform Commission
In November 2018, the Premier and Minister for Trade asked the Parliamentary Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee (the Committee) to inquire into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care, including voluntary assisted dying. On 24 March 2020, the Committee tabled its ‘Aged care, end-of-life and palliative care’ report, making 77 recommend

Report on implementation of Government commitments June 2020
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

Government response to Paradise Dam Commission of Inquiry
The Paradise Dam Commission of Inquiry (Commission) was established on 6 December 2019 to inquire into the root causes of structural and stability issues identified in engineering and technical studies conducted between 30 January 2013 and 30 November 2019 on Paradise Dam (the Dam). The Commission delivered its report to the Premier and Minister for Trade and the Minister for Natural Resources, Mi

Appointment of Chairperson to Building and Construction Industry Training Fund Board
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (QLD) Ltd (BCITF) has been established as the skills centre of excellence for the building and construction industry and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, with sole membership being the State of Queensland, through the Minister for Employment and Minister for Training and Skills Development. The skills centre of excellence repres

Appointment to Jobs Queensland
The statutory entity Jobs Queensland was established under the Jobs Queensland Act 2015. Jobs Queensland is an independent body which provides strategic advice to Government on skills demand, the apprenticeship and traineeship system, and long-term workforce development and planning. It engages with industry bodies, stakeholders and relevant organisations to develop its advice and priorities and c

Appointment of Queensland Small Business Commissioner
The complexity of the operating environment for small businesses increased considerably following the impact of measures introduced to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). On 22 April 2020, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (the Act) was passed by the Legislative Assembly. The Act received assent on 23 April 2020. The Act includes provisions to establish a temporary Q

Forest Wind Farm Development Bill 2020
The primary objective of the Forest Wind Farm Development Bill 2020 is to facilitate a pathway to tenure for the development of the Forest Wind Project by Forest Wind Holdings Pty Limited (the proponent), on plantation licence areas in the Toolara, Tuan and Neerdie State forests in the Wide Bay Burnett region. The proponent is seeking to establish a large-scale wind farm (up to 226 turbines) gene

Amendments to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020
On 29 January 2020, the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services declared a public health emergency under section 319 of the Public Health Act 2005 (PH Act). As a first response, the Public Health and Other Legislation (Public Health Emergency) Amendment Act 2020 (Public Health Emergency Act) was urgently passed by Parliament on 18 March 2020. As a second response on 22 April 2020,