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Queensland Low Emissions Agriculture Roadmap 2022-2032 Consultation Draft
The Queensland agribusiness and food sector is a significant contributor to the Queensland economy and has a key role internationally to provide safe sustainable food to an increasing world population. The sector has an important role in contributing to the Queensland Climate Action Plan 2030. The Queensland Low Emissions Agriculture Roadmap 2022-2032 Consultation Draft recognises industry and bu

Appointment of the Chairperson and members of the Public Records Review Committee
The Committee is established under the Public Records Act 2002 (the Act) to advise the Minister and the State Archivist about issues affecting the administration and enforcement of the Act, to decide any disputes referred to the Committee under section 19(4) of the Act, and to review decisions of the State Archivist not to authorise disposal of particular public records. Section 29(1) of the Act r

Betting Tax and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
The Government has committed to a more sustainable funding model for the Queensland racing industry. To implement this new funding model, amendments are required to the Betting Tax Act 2018 to: apply a 5 per cent racing levy (the betting tax), effectively raising the rate from 15 per cent to 20 per cent; incorporate bonus bets (or free bets) into the betting tax calculation (including the racing l

Response to the review of the Queensland Building and Construction (QBCC) governance arrangements
The Queensland Government announced an independent review into the governance arrangements of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) to be conducted by Mr Jim Varghese AM and to deliver on an action in the Queensland Building Plan Update 2021. The review examined the roles and responsibilities of the QBCC and Queensland Building and Construction Board, along with their respecti

Response to the Queensland Training Ombudsman Review of Support Provided to Queensland Apprentices and Trainees
On 29 July 2021, the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development announced the Queensland Training Ombudsman (QTO) would examine the support available for Queensland apprentices and trainees, with a focus on the support for female apprentices and trainees in traditionally male-dominated occupations. On 31 January 2022, Mr Geoff Favell, QTO submitted

Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2022-23 to 2025-26
The Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2022-23 to 2025-26 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

State Infrastructure Strategy (SIS) 2022
The Queensland Government has worked with industries and government agencies to progress the development of the State Infrastructure Strategy 2022 (SIS 2022). The SIS 2022 updates the previous state-wide infrastructure strategy – the State Infrastructure Plan: Part A (Strategy) released in March 2016. Consultation occurred throughout 2021 through regional workshops, online engagement and consulta

Update on economic conditions and job creating initiatives in Stanthorpe
The Granite Belt Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3), including the Stanthorpe region, covers a total land area of 8,434.0 square kilometres (km2). This SA3 region forms part of the broader Darling Downs-Maranoa Statistical Area 4 (SA4) region. As at 30 June 2021, the estimated resident population of the Granite Belt SA3 region was 40,772 persons. Within the Granite Belt SA3 region, the largest contrib

Public release of the Action Plan for Tourism Recovery
In 2021, the Queensland Government established the independent Tourism Industry Reference Panel to work with industry to identify actions needed to accelerate economic recovery from the pandemic and position the state’s tourism industry for future growth. The Tourism Industry Reference Panel’s Action Plan for Tourism Recovery (the Action Plan) builds on industry and Government actions towards a br

Queensland Wants You Workforce Strategy 2022-32
The Queensland Workforce Summit, held in March 2022, brought together more than 350 leaders in business, education and training, along with unions and community leaders from across the state to work in partnership to discuss issues and explore solutions for addressing the State’s current and future workforce challenges and opportunities. A commitment was made at the Summit for the government to de

Appointment of the Director of Child Protection Litigation
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

Appointment of the Independent Chair and two State appointed Directors to the Board of Brisbane Housing Company
Brisbane Housing Company Limited (BHC) was established as a not-for-profit charitable organisation in 2002, under a partnership between the Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council (Council) to provide affordable housing to Brisbane City. BHC is an independent public company limited by shares. BHC has two types of shareholding, Ordinary Shares and Community Shares. The Initial Ordinary Shar

Building Units and Group Titles and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
The Building Units and Group Titles and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) contains amendments to improve the operation of the Building Units and Group Titles Act 1980 and the Mixed Use Development Act 1993 to make body corporate governance arrangements more transparent and fairer for proprietors (for example, unit owners). The Bill makes a minor unrelated amendment to the Fair Tradi

Response to Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board 2020-21 Annual Report
The Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Death Review and Advisory Board (the Board) was established as part of the Queensland Government’s implementation of recommendations from the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence Final Report - Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an end to domestic and family violence in Queensland (2015). The Board is established under the Coroners Act 2003 to review DFV

Public release of exposure draft of Bill to implement a seller disclosure scheme
From August 2013 to January 2018, the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) was engaged to undertake a broad-ranging, independent review of Queensland’s property laws. This review included an issues paper, interim report and Final Report – Seller Disclosure in Queensland on seller disclosure. QUT recommended that a statutory seller disclosure

External review of the Queensland operations of The Star Entertainment Group Limited
In October 2021, the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation commenced investigations into various aspects of The Star Entertainment Group Limited (Star Group) Queensland operations, in response to the heightened attention around casino integrity and media allegations relating to the Star Group. To ensure Queensland casinos operate to the highest standards of integrity, as expected by the Governmen