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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