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Appointments Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Board
The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) is a statutory body established under the Rural and Regional Adjustment Act 1994. Its main function is to administer assistance schemes that foster the development of a more productive and sustainable rural and regional sector in Queensland. This includes administering the Queensland Government's primary industries productivity loans

Appointments to the Safe Food Production QLD Board
Safe Food Production QLD (Safe Food) is a statutory body established under the Food Production (Safety) Act 2000. Safe Food is required to develop, implement and administer food safety schemes, based on national standards, for a range of primary produce. Food safety schemes for the seafood, meat, dairy, egg and horticulture (seed sprouts) sectors have been implemented. Safe Food has a Board of Dir

Appointment of two members of the Library Board of Queensland
The Library Board of Queensland (the Board) is established under the Libraries Act 1988 (the Act). The Board has the functions conferred to it under section 20 of the Act. In summary, the Board’s functions are: to promote the advancement and effective operation and coordination of public libraries of all descriptions throughout the State; to encourage and facilitate the use of public libraries;

Appointments to the Queensland Local Government Grants Commission
The Queensland Local Government Grants Commission (the Commission) is established under the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act), primarily to make recommendations to the Minister for Local Government on the distribution of the Commonwealth Financial Assistance Grants (FA Grant) to Local Governments. The Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 (Cwth) (the LGFAA) provides that a State is no

Establishment and appointment of the Tripartite Procurement Advisory Panel
The Queensland Government committed to ‘establish an independent tripartite panel, including a union representative, to advise on penalties and sanctions for breaches of the Ethical Supplier Mandate’. The Tripartite Procurement Advisory Panel (the Panel) is an advisory board appointed by the Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement (the Minister) t

Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
The Queensland Government is continuing to implement the Queensland Building Plan (QBP) to make the industry safer, fairer and more sustainable, which fosters confidence, creates job opportunities and strengthens the State’s economy. The Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) enhances QBP-related reforms by amending several building-related Acts: Architects Act 2002 Buildin

Review into the 2022 South East Queensland Rainfall and Flood event
Between 22 February to 7 March 2022, South East Queensland experienced a significant rainfall and flooding event. Intense rainfall led to flash flooding and riverine flooding across large areas of South East Queensland and the Sunshine Coast, as well as parts of New South Wales. During the event period, there were 13,105 requests for assistance to the State Emergency Services to assist with storm

Implementation of the Intergovernmental Partnership Agreement on State Service Delivery to Norfolk Island
On 22 October 2021, the Premier and Minister for the Olympics signed the Intergovernmental Partnership Agreement on State Service Delivery to Norfolk Island (IGA), which sets out terms of the partnership with the Federal Government to support the delivery of Queensland services to Norfolk Island. Significant work has been undertaken by Queensland agencies cooperatively with the Federal Government

Submission to Productivity Commission review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA)
The National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) was established in July 2018. The objective of the NHHA is to contribute to improving access to affordable, safe and sustainable housing across the housing spectrum, including to prevent and address homelessness, and to support social and economic participation. The NHHA requires a review by the Productivity Commission (the Review). The Terms

Government fourth annual progress 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

Action Plan for Walking 2022-2024
The Queensland Walking Strategy 2019–2029 was released in 2019 and is a whole-of-Government strategy that reflects the Queensland Government's vision for walking to be 'an easy choice for everyone, every day'. It was accompanied by a two-year Action Plan for Walking 2019–2021 and the Walking in Queensland Report 2019. The Action Plan for Walking 2019–2021 has delivered achievements across Governm

Queenslands Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy 2022-2032 and Action Plan 2022-2024
The Queensland Government has committed to significant emissions reductions targets. Reducing transport and energy sector emissions is a complex and challenging task which requires a multifaceted and holistic solution to deliver greater dividends in the future and minimise higher future costs. Queensland Government (and industry) action and investment is required to deliver a range of broader econ

Appointment of two part-time members to the Queensland Law Reform Commission
The Law Reform Commission (the Commission) is constituted in accordance with the Law Reform Commission Act 1968 (the Act). Section 10(1) of the Act states that the function of the Commission is to take and keep under review all the law applicable to the State with a view to its systematic development and reform. Section 4(1)(a) of the Act provides that each person appointed to be a Member of the

Appointments to the Responsible Gambling Advisory Committee
The Responsible Gambling Advisory Committee (RGAC) is a non-statutory body that provides advice to the Queensland Government on policies, strategies, and regulatory arrangements for gambling harm. The RGAC also provides a forum for its representatives in the community sector, gambling industry and the Queensland Government to work together to develop ethical and responsible approaches to gambling

Appointment of chairs, a deputy chair and members to 16 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 22 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

State Penalties Enforcement (Modernisation) Amendment Bill 2022
The State Penalties Enforcement (Modernisation) Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) amends the State Penalties Enforcement Act 1999 (SPE Act), State Penalties Enforcement Regulation 2014 (SPE Regulation), Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 and Traffic Regulation 1962 to reflect the integration into the Queensland Revenue Office (QRO) of certain fine administration functions undertaken

Queensland Workforce Summit 2022 – outcomes and next steps
Through the Big Plans for Small Business Strategy 2021-23, the Queensland Government committed to hosting a Queensland Workforce Summit to identify strategies and actions to assist industry to access the skills and workforce they need. The Queensland Workforce Summit was held on 11 March 2022. The Summit brought together approximately 350 stakeholders including Queensland business and industry lea

Personal Injuries Proceedings and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
Claim farming is the process by which a third party (the claim farmer) cold-calls or approaches individuals to pressure them into making a compensation claim. Claim farmers seek to induce or harass individuals to make a claim with the promise of quick, easy and significant compensation and then sell the individual’s personal information to a legal practitioner or other service provider who then ha

Regional Community Forums – outcomes from 2021 and approach for 2022
The Regional Community Forums provide a platform for ongoing engagement between rural and regional communities and the Queensland Government and provide opportunities for the government to better understand and respond to community issues. Eight forums (in each of seven locations) have been delivered since the initiative began in October 2019. The Forums support the Queensland Government’s clear c