Search results

Your search for documents released in 2021-Oct returned 13 record/s.
Appointments Deputy Public Interest Monitors
The Deputy Public Interest Monitors are appointed by the Governor in Council under section 324 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 and section 740 of the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000. The Deputy Public Interest Monitors’ functions include: appearing at court hearings to test the validity of applications by law enforcement authorities for surveillance device warrants, retrieval warr

Appointment of a Commissioner for Police Service Reviews
Commissioners for Police Service Reviews are appointed under section 9.2A of the Police Service Administration Act 1990 (the Act). They perform a review function in relation to police appointment, transfer and disciplinary decisions made under the Act. Section 9.2A of the Act specifies various categories of persons who may be appointed as a Review Commissioner. That section provides, inter alia, t

Inspector of Detention Services Bill 2021
Since 2016, a number of reviews into elements of Queensland’s criminal justice system have considered the existing layers of accountability over Queensland’s places of detention and recommended the establishment of an independent inspectorate to oversee adult prisons, youth detention centres and police watch-houses. These reviews include the Queensland Parole System Review, the Independent Review

Public Trustee (Advisory and Monitoring Board) Amendment Bill 2021
In March 2021, the Public Advocate’s report, Preserving the financial futures of vulnerable Queenslanders: A Review of the Public Trustee’s fees, charges and practices (the Report), was tabled in the Legislative Assembly, together with the Government Response to the Report. In response to recommendation 30 of that Report, Government committed to establishing an advisory and monitoring board to pro

Queensland Innovation Places Strategy - Discussion Paper
Queensland has a long history of investing in innovation. In recent decades the ‘Smart State’ and Advance Queensland initiatives, and other programs, have provided significant funding and other support to build and mature our innovation ecosystem, including world class research infrastructure and places, capable of igniting the state’s innovation economy. A coordinated approach to innovation place

Appointment of one member to the Appeal Cost Board
Section 6 of the Appeal Costs Fund Act 1973 (the Act) establishes the Appeal Costs Board (the Board). The role of the Board is to administer the Appeal Costs Fund (the Fund). The purpose of the Fund is to assist in the payment of costs incurred by litigants through no fault of their own in certain circumstances, such as when decisions are upset on appeal or proceedings are rendered abortive. The

Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games Arrangements Bill 2021
Queensland was awarded the hosting rights for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Brisbane 2032) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 21 July 2021, following a majority vote of IOC Members at the 138th IOC Session. On the same day, the Premier, the Lord Mayor of Brisbane and the President of the Australian Olympic Committee executed the Olympic Host Contract (OHC) with the IOC. The O

Appointments to the Griffith University Council
The Griffith University Council (Council) is the governing body of Griffith University established by the Griffith University Act 1998 (Act). Section 5 of the Act outlines the functions of Griffith University, which include providing education at university standard and courses of study or instruction (at the levels of achievement the Council considers appropriate) to meet the needs of the communi

Appointment 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 of the: General medical assessment tribunal (GMAT), which assesses injuries covered by the specialties of gastroenterology, general surgery, gynaecology, i

Better Regulation Taskforce Regulatory Review Project Government Response
The Better Regulation Taskforce (BRT) was established as a sub-committee of the Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to provide advice and an annual report to the Queensland Government on improving regulation on areas of concern to small business. The BRT Regulatory Review Project Report (the BRT Report), which is the BRT’s third and final report, reviews the licensing and process requiremen

Second progress report for Third Action Plan of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy
On 18 August 2015, the Government released its response to the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report (the Not Now, Not Ever report) which accepted all 121 Government-based recommendations and supported the 19 non-government recommendations. As at 30 September 2019, all recommendations made in the Not Now, Not Ever report had been delivered. The Dom

Small Business Commissioner Bill 2021
Small businesses are a significant component of the Queensland economy. They represent around 97 per cent of all businesses and employ over 914,000 people, or 42 per cent of the private sector workforce in Queensland. They collectively contributed $117.3 billion to the state’s economy in 2019-20. The temporary Queensland Small Business Commissioner (QSBC) was able to support National Cabinet’s Man

2021-22 Storm and Cyclone Season Preparedness and Other Matters
Ahead of the 2021-22 storm and cyclone season, Queensland may experience above median rainfall for most of Queensland with above median maximum temperatures for tropical far north Queensland and below median maximum temperatures for the remainder of the State. Minimum temperatures for September to November are very likely to be warmer than median for most of Queensland. The El NiñoSouthern Oscill