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Appointment of the directors of the Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board
The Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board is a statutory authority established as an invasive animal board under the Biosecurity Act 2014. The Act provides that the directors are appointed by the Minister for a term of no more than four years. The Board’s main function is to maintain the rabbit barrier fence and manage the European rabbit in the Darling Downs-Moreton rabbit district which is spread

Update on economic conditions and job creating initiatives in Western Queensland
The Outback South Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3), which covers a total land area of 625,222.9km2 square kilometres and includes the SA2 regions of Barcaldine–Blackall, Charleville, Far Central West, Far South West, and Longreach. Within the Outback South SA3 region, the agriculture, forestry and fishing and the public administration and safety industries make up the majority of the region’s employ

Queensland Government Framework for Intergovernmental Relations
Successful intergovernmental relations are a critical component of the Queensland Government’s ability to deliver for the Queensland community given the interwoven nature of policy setting and service delivery and the significant Vertical Fiscal Imbalance between the Federal and State and Territory governments under Australia’s system of federation. 2020 saw major changes to the Australian federa

Appointment of the Native Timber Advisory Panel
On 4 November 2019, the Premier and the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries jointly announced the Palaszczuk Government’s Native Timber Action Plan. The plan supports actions to help deliver a sustainable native timber industry, balancing both jobs and the environment. As part of the announcement, the Government committed to establishing the Native Timber Advisory Panel re

Public Trustee Appointment
Section 7 of the Public Trustee Act 1978 (the Act) establishes the Public Trustee and the Public Trust Office (PTO). The statutory functions of the Public Trustee include: acting as trustee, personal representative or in any other office of a fiduciary nature; certain special functions of a public nature under part 5 of the Act; managing estates of incapacitated persons; administering the propert

QG response to the KGari (Fraser Island) Bushfire Review Report 1 2020-21
K’gari (Fraser Island) is the world's largest sand island. It is the only place on Earth where tall rainforests grow on sand dunes at elevations of more than 200 metres, holds half the world's perched lakes, and has a diverse and spectacular environment. K’gari is World Heritage listed. The K’gari fire was reported on 14 October 2020, in a camping area at the northern end of the Island. Over a two

Wild Dog Management in Queensland
Wild dogs are present in all areas of Queensland and have a number of adverse impacts including contributing to declining sheep numbers in western Queensland. In the fifteen years from 2001 to 2016, sheep numbers across Queensland fell over 80 per cent, from more than 7 million to 1.35 million. Whilst several factors may have contributed, anecdotally, many landholders cited wild dog impacts as th

Flood Risk Management Framework and Strategic Flood Warning Infrastructure Plan
Flooding causes more damage in Queensland than any other natural hazard, and effective and strategic flood risk management is important for the long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability of Queensland. Flood risk management is a multi-disciplinary endeavour. Across Queensland, flood risk management is based on a decentralised model with roles and responsibilities shared across Com

SEQ Land Supply and growth challenges Response
The Queensland Government released ShapingSEQ, the regional plan for South East Queensland (SEQ), in August 2017, providing a sustainable growth management framework for the region. The plan identifies that the majority of new growth in SEQ will be accommodated in existing urban areas. The SEQ Land Supply and Development Monitoring (LSDM) report has three years of data and emerging trends. The LSD

Appointments Gladstone Area Water and Mount Isa Water Boards
The Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) and the Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) are category 1 water authorities established under the Water Act 2000 (the Water Act). The Water Act states that a water authority must have a board of directors. The board is responsible for the way in which the water authority performs its functions and exercises its powers. The enabling legislation requires the water aut

Appointment Board of the Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (Qld) Ltd
The Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (QLD) Ltd (BCITF) has been established as the skills centre of excellence for the building and construction industry and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, with sole membership being the State of Queensland, through the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. The skills centre o

Appointments Queensland Theatre Company
The Queensland Theatre Company is established under the Queensland Theatre Company Act 1970 (Act). Under section 12 of the Act, the Queensland Theatre Company functions are: to promote and encourage the development and presentation, public interest, participation, understanding and appreciation of the arts of the theatre; to produce, present and manage plays and other forms of theatre and entert

Big Plans for Small Business Strategy 2021-23
Small businesses comprise over 97 per cent of all Queensland businesses and employed more than 914,000 people in 2018-19. They operate across a diverse range of Queensland industries. The Big Plans for Small Business Strategy 2021-23 aims to build a strong and resilient small business sector that will drive economic and employment growth across Queensland. The Queensland Government is investing

Appointments TAFE Queensland Board
The TAFE Queensland (TAFEQ) Board is established as the governing body of TAFEQ under the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (the Act). Sections 12 and 14 of the Act provide that the TAFEQ Board consists of the following persons appointed by the Governor in Council: one nominee of the Minister; at least six but no more than eight persons who are eligible for appointment as a member under section 14 of the A

Referral of an inquiry into social isolation and loneliness in Queensland
Social isolation and loneliness are complex issues that are becoming increasingly more pronounced and problematic both in Australia and across the world. Social isolation and loneliness significantly impact on an individuals’ physical and mental wellbeing and are linked to impaired cognition, depression, suicidality, and less physical activity. Loneliness is associated with a 26% increased likelih

Update on economic conditions and job creating initiatives in Springfield region
The Springfield – Redbank Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) covers a total land area of 103.6km2 and is contained in the wider Ipswich SA4 region. The Springfield – Redbank SA3 area includes the SA2 localities of Bellbird Park – Brookwater; Camira – Gailes; Carole Park; Collingwood Park – Redbank; Goodna; New Chum; Redbank Plains; Springfield; and Springfield Lakes. The health care and social assista

Response to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements (the RCNNDA) was established on 20 February 2020 in response to the extreme bushfire season of 2019–20 which resulted in loss of life, property and wildlife and environmental destruction. The RCNNDA presented its Report (the Report) to the Australian Governor-General on 28 October 2020, making 80 recommendations. The Report found t

Queensland State of the Environment 2020 Report
The Queensland State of the Environment (SoE) 2020 Report (SoE 2020) is a collation of published data and information about the condition of Queensland’s environmental assets and the pressures affecting those assets. The SoE 2020 is presented through an interactive online format and provides Queenslanders with greater access to, and understanding of, regionally specific environmental performance

Appointment of Chairs and members to various 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 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 ma

National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30
The National Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030 articulates how Australia will work towards the goal of zero road trauma deaths by 2050. It sets ten-year targets to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries arising from road trauma, in alignment with the 2050 target. The Department of Transport and Main Roads has worked with the Australian Government’s Office of Road Safety Cross-jurisdicti

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021
On 10 May 2021, the Queensland Law Reform Commission submitted its final report and Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence. The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 provides for a voluntary assisted dying scheme that is compassionate, safe and practical. Under the Bill, a

Appointment of a member of the Queensland Competition Authority
The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) is established under the Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 (QCA Act). The QCA is the State’s independent economic regulator, currently undertaking pricing regulation of key infrastructure services in the rail, water, ports and energy sector.  Under section 209 of the QCA Act, the Authority must consist of at least three members appointed by the Go