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Appointment two Ordinary Commissioners to the Crime and Corruption Commission
Section 220 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 (the Act) provides for the establishment of the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC). The CCC is an independent statutory body set up to combat and reduce the incidence of major crime and corruption in the public sector in Queensland. The CCC investigates major crime such as drug trafficking, fraud, money laundering, criminal paedophilia and homici

Appointment Council of the Queensland Law Society
Section 679 of the Legal Profession Act 2007 (the Act) establishes the Queensland Law Society (QLS). Section 680 of the Act provides that the functions of the QLS are: to perform the functions conferred on the law society under the Act; to manage the affairs, income and property of the law society for the purposes and benefit of the law society; and to perform other functions given to the law soc

Appointment First Deputy Racing Integrity Commissioner of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Racing Integrity Act 2016. The Commission has a range of functions regarding the integrity of the racing industry and welfare of racing animals, including the greyhound, thoroughbred horse and harness horse racing sectors. The Act provides for the appointment by the Governor in Council of a Racing I

Increasing access to kindergarten in rural and remote communities
The Queensland Government is committed to giving all children the best possible start in life. Increasing wellbeing prior to school through participation in a kindergarten program is a key priority of the Queensland Government under Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities. To ensure all children can access a kindergarten program, regardless of their location or family circumstances, t

Queensland Veterans Council Bill 2021
Anzac Square was dedicated on Remembrance Day 1930 as the State’s war memorial. It is on Crown land reserved under the Land Act 1994 for the purposes of historical and parks and cultural purposes and is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register. The governance arrangements for Anzac Square have been reviewed, taking into account the importance of Anzac Square as the State’s war memorial, the expa

Qld Space Industry Strategy progress update
Queensland's space industry is growing at seven per cent per annum; employs approximately 2,000 full time equivalents; generates $760 million in revenue; and adds $500 million in value to the Gross State Product (Deloitte, 2019). With the right enablers, by 2036 the state’s space industry could add between $3.5 billion and $6 billion to the state economy and support between 4,000 and 6,000 jobs. O

Appointments Board of Architects of Queensland
The Board of Architects of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Architects Act 2002 (the Act) to maintain a register of registered architects; protect the public interest by ensuring only competent, qualified persons practice as registered architects; ensure registered architects maintain appropriate technical and professional standards; investigate complaints against architects; and t

Defamation (Model Provisions) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
In November 2004, the former Standing Committee of Attorneys-General endorsed the model defamation provisions (MDPs) and thereafter each state and territory enacted legislation to implement them. In Queensland, the Defamation Act 2005 commenced on 1 January 2006. In June 2018, the former Council of Attorneys-General (Council) agreed to reconvene the Defamation Working Party (DWP), led by the New S

Appointment Health Ombudsman
The Health Ombudsman is established under section 24 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act). Section 25 of the Act provides that the Health Ombudsman’s main functions are to: receive health service complaints and take relevant action to deal with them under the Act; identify and deal with health service issues by undertaking investigations, inquiries and other relevant action; identify and re

Referral of serious vilification and hate crime law reform to the Legal Affairs and Safety Committee
On 21 August 2020, the Cohesive Communities Coalition wrote to the Premier and Minister for Trade advocating for legislative reform regarding serious vilification and ‘hate crimes’ and attaching an options paper entitled 'Serious vilification and hate crime: The need for legislative reform'. The Deputy Premier and former Health Minister responded to the Cohesive Communities Coalition committing to

Appointment of members to the panel of doctors for designation to medical assessment tribunals
Medical assessment tribunals are established under Chapter 11 of the Act to provide an independent and non-adversarial system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. Medical assessment tribunals comprise the: General medical assessment tribunal (GMAT), which assesses injuries covered by the specialties of gastroenterology, general surgery, gynaecology, infe

Appointment of four members to the Racing Queensland Board
Section 10 of the Racing Act 2002 (the Act) provides that the primary function of the Racing Queensland (RQ Board) is to be the control body in relation to each of its codes of racing, and to manage these codes of racing. In accordance with the Act, the RQ Board must perform its primary function in a way that is in the best interests of its codes collectively while having regard to the interests o