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Appointment of Chief Executive Officer of Legal Aid Queensland
Section 41 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997 (the Act) establishes Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ). The main functions of LAQ, as provided for in the Act are to: ensure legal assistance is given to persons in the most effective, economic, commercial and efficient way; manage its resources so as to make legal assistance available at a reasonable cost to the community and on an equitable basis throug

Appointments to Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council
In November 2019, the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council was established to support the Queensland Government’s Third Action Plan (2019–20 to 2021–22) under its Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016–2026. The prevention of domestic and family violence and holding perpetrators to account is a priority for the Queensland Government. The Third Action Plan has set a new di

Pacific Labour Scheme and Seasonal Worker Programme in Queensland
Queensland’s agribusiness and commercial fisheries are heavily reliant on seasonal workers. The Queensland horticulture sector alone needs, on average, between 15,000 and 17,000 casual and contract full time equivalent (FTE) workers each month during a good season. In a typical year, visa holders may provide up to 40% of farm labour. A shortage of seasonal farm workers has been developing since in

Appointments to Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board
The Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012 (the Act) established the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (the Authority) and Gold Coast Waterways Authority Board (the Board). Section 43 of the Act provides that the Board controls the Authority. The Authority is responsible for delivering the best possible management of Gold Coast waterways and for the implementation of the Spit Master Plan through the

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
The Queensland Government’s youth justice initiatives in the Working Together Changing the Story: Youth Justice Strategy 2019-2023 (Youth Justice Strategy) and the Five-Point Action Plan (5PP) are having a positive impact on overall youth crime trends, with an overall decrease in unique youth offenders. However, there remains a small cohort of recidivist youth offenders engaging in persistent, imp

Proposals to respond to serious recidivist youth offenders
The Queensland Government remains committed to community safety, reducing youth offending and reducing crime victimisation. Queensland Police Service (QPS) data shows a continued decrease in the number of unique youth offenders coming to the attention of police. However, there is a small cohort of serious recidivist youth offenders who engage in persistent and serious offending and are driving mu

Prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence and womens experience of the criminal justice system
The Queensland Government is committed to leading an ongoing program of reform to end domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) and to improve the experience of women in the criminal justice system. While significant progress has already been made through the Government’s implementation of Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, there is more that the Go

Development and launch of the Queensland Government COVID-19 Check In Qld app
A critical control in responding to community transmission of COVID-19 is rapid and comprehensive contact tracing. On 23 December 2020, requirements for certain restricted businesses to collect customer contact details during the COVID-19 pandemic were strengthened in line with the Public Health Direction Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction (No. 12). This Direction re

Third Annual Report - Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
The Queensland Government is committed to continuing to implement the significant reform agenda proposed by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission). This includes better prevention and responses to child sexual abuse and improved support and access to justice for those with lived experience of institutional child sexual abuse. The Queensland Gover