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Framework for parole decisions about prisoners
Under Queensland’s Criminal Code, the offence of murder carries mandatory life imprisonment or the imposition of an indefinite sentence under Part 10 of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992. The Criminal Code, read in conjunction with the Corrective Services Act 2006, sets mandatory minimum non-parole periods for the offence of murder; that is, the minimum period an offender must spend in prison b

Water Legislation (Water Restrictions) Amendment Bill 2021
Water service providers can set water restrictions under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 (the Water Supply Act) for the volume of water, hours of use and the way water is used. It is an offence to contravene a water service provider’s water restriction with penalties attached. The Water Legislation (Water Restrictions) Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) amends the South-East Queens

Director Child Protection Litigation Appointment
Section 7 of the Director of Child Protection Litigation Act 2016 (DCPL Act) states there must be a Director of Child Protection Litigation (DCPL). The DCPL’s main functions are to do the following under the Child Protection Act 1999: prepare and apply for child protection orders and conduct protection proceedings; prepare and apply for transfers of a child protection order or child protection to

Housing Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
Improving confidence in the housing sector is a key pillar of the Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027, including by reviewing and modernising the housing legislative framework. Renting is an increasingly important housing option for many Queenslanders and the Queensland Government undertook extensive consultation in 2018 to identify reform priorities and in 2019 on reform options for immediate p

Public Advocate Appointment
Section 208 of the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (the Act) provides that there must be a Public Advocate. The Public Advocate is responsible for: promoting and protecting the rights of adults with impaired capacity for a matter; promoting the protection of the adults from neglect, exploitation or abuse; encouraging the development of programs to help the adults to reach the greatest pr

Public Guardian Appointment
Section 9 of the Public Guardian Act 2014 (the Act) provides that there must be a Public Guardian. Section 10 of the Act provides that the Public Guardian’s role: in relation to adults who have impaired capacity for a matter is to protect their rights and interests; and in relation to relevant children and children staying at a visitable site is to protect their rights and interests. Section 94 o

Appointments QCAT JPs
Section 161 of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (QCAT Act) establishes Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) as an independent tribunal. The QCAT Act provides for the appointment of QCAT Justices of the Peace (JPs) to hear minor civil disputes with a value of $5,000 or less and non-urgent residential tenancy matters in QCAT. Cabinet endorsed the 22 nominees b

Housing and Homelessness Action Plan 2021-2025
In 2017, the Queensland Government launched the Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027, the state’s first housing strategy to address the entire housing continuum from homelessness services and social housing to affordable housing and private rental; and home ownership through to retirement living. Since 2017, much progress has been made towards achieving the vision of the Housing Strategy, however

Personalised Transport Ombudsman Repeal Bill 2021
The appointment of the Personalised Transport Ombudsman (PTO) under the Personalised Transport Ombudsman Act 2019 (PTO Act) was deferred due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the personalised transport industry. The Department of Transport and Main Roads undertook a review and looked at whether a newly created PTO would provide the stated benefits to industry, particularly as operators re

Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2021-22 to 2024-25
The Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2021–22 to 2024–25 is a program of works that details the Department of Transport and Main Roads’ infrastructure investment for road, rail, marine, public transport and active transport initiatives. The QTRIP provides confidence for industry in a forward pipeline of works, enabling planned delivery of transport infrastructure projects