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Storm and Cyclone Season Preparedness 2020-2021
Each year, prior to, and during the summer storm and cyclone season, Queensland Government agencies and non-government organisations work proactively to ensure they are prepared to support the community and continue to deliver government services in times of natural disasters.
Ahead of the 2020-21 storm and cyclone season, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has advised that Queensland may experience
Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
The Queensland Government accepted all six recommendations from the Findings of Inquest into the death of 22-month-old Mason Jet Lee delivered by Deputy State Coroner Bentley of the Coroners Court of Queensland on 2 June 2020.
In accepting recommendation 6, related to adoption for children in care, the Queensland Government committed to working with stakeholders to progress the recommendation, in
Local Government Act 2009 - Councillor Vacancies amendments
The Local Government Act 2009 is amended so that mayoral and councillor vacancies are filled in accordance with a new process.
The amendments also provide for transitional arrangements in relation to actions taken, including any appointment of a runner-up to a vacant office, in the period starting on 12 October 2020 and ending immediately before commencement (the relevant period) and for how vac
Lapsed Legislation for reintroduction to Legislative Assembly
The Parliament was dissolved on 6 October 2020 for the 2020 State election, held on 31 October 2020. The dissolution had significant effects on the Parliament as follows:
All business on the Notice Paper including Government Bills, Private Members Bills and Questions On Notice lapsed;
All notices of motions remaining on the Notice Paper such as revocation motions lapsed, except for disallowance m
Partnership to support state-level services on Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island is an Australian external territory, located 1,440 km east of Brisbane, which has a population of around 1,748 people (2016 census). The island was self-governed until 2015, when the Federal Government replaced the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly with an Administrator, established the Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) and assumed responsibility for funding and delivery of n
COVID-19 Emergency Response and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
Queensland’s public health response to COVID-19 has been swift and decisive throughout 2020. The management of outbreaks in the community has proven to be rapid and effective and the low rates of community transmission has enabled restrictions on the movement and gathering of people to be significantly eased.
However, there is still the potential for further outbreaks and restrictions, in some fo
Appointments to Mental Health Court
Established under the Mental Health Act 2016, the Mental Health Court is constituted by a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland, assisted in relation to psychiatric and intellectual disability matters by one or two assisting clinicians to enable mentally ill and intellectually disabled offenders to be moved from the criminal justice system into the mental health system.
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Public Health and Other Legislation (Extension of Expiring Provisions) Amendment Bill 2020
In 2020, amendments were made to the Public Health Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 2016 to support the Queensland Government’s health response to COVID-19. Given the urgency of the amendments, sunset and expiry clauses were inserted into the amending legislation which are due to expire in early 2021.
To ensure the Queensland Government can continue to respond to any potential outbreaks of COVID