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Appointment of the Queensland Human Rights Commissioner
Section 234 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (the AD Act) establishes the Queensland Human Rights Commission (QHRC), provides that there is to be a Human Rights Commissioner (Commissioner) and provides that the QHRC consists of the Commissioner and the staff of the Commission.
The functions of the QHRC under the AD Act are:
to inquire into complaints and, where possible, to effect conciliation
Appointments to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) is an independent, accessible tribunal that efficiently resolves disputes on a range of matters. QCAT’s purpose is to provide a quick, inexpensive avenue to resolve disputes between parties and make decisions about adult administration and guardianship, administrative decisions, anti-discrimination, building disputes, children and young peopl
Child Protection (Offender Reporting and Offender Prohibition Order) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
The Child Protection (Offender Reporting and Offender Prohibition Order) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) seeks to ensure the legislative framework which underpins the child protection registry scheme remains contemporary, accounts for changes in offending patterns and is continually improved to enhance its ability to protect the lives and sexual safety of children.
The Bill am
Appointment of a member to the Queensland Veterans’ Council
The Queensland Veterans’ Council Act 2021 (Act) provides for the establishment of the Queensland Veterans’ Council (Council) as a statutory body with responsibility for the management of Anzac Square, administration of the Anzac Day Trust Fund and provision of advice to the Minister about matters impacting on Queensland veterans and the veterans’ community.
Section 13(1) of the Act states that the
Appointments to the Queensland Building and Construction Board
The Queensland Building and Construction Board (the Board) is established under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (the QBCC Act) as the governing body of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
The Board is responsible for deciding the strategy and the operational, administrative and financial policies to be followed by the QBCC. The Board also ensure
Appointment of members of the Queensland Performing Arts Trust
The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is established under the Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977.
Under section 12 of the Act, the Queensland Performing Arts Trust functions are:
to produce, present and manage the performing arts in the building occupied by the Trust at the Queensland Cultural Centre or any other building;
to establish and conduct schools, lectures, courses, seminars and
Appointment of members to the Queensland Veterans’ Council and the Veterans’ Reference Group
On 4 November 2021, the Queensland Veterans’ Council Act 2021 (Act) received royal assent. The Act provides for the establishment of the Queensland Veterans’ Council (Council) as a statutory body with responsibility for the management of Anzac Square, administration of the Anzac Day Trust Fund and provision of advice to the Minister about matters impacting on Queensland veterans and the veterans’
State Emblem for Queensland
Between 11 April 2022 and 10 July 2022, Queenslanders were invited to nominate their preferred State Fossil to become one of Queensland’s State emblems.
After almost 9,000 nominations were received, the Muttaburrasaurus langdoni was selected by the public as the preferred State Fossil for Queensland.
Muttaburrasaurus langdoni is an ornithopod dinosaur from the Cretaceous period approximately 100 m
Identification and traceability of livestock
Queensland faces imminent, significant, and increasing biosecurity threats, including the detection of foot and mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD) in Indonesia. The estimated national economic cost of a large FMD outbreak is $80 billion over 10 years.
Goats, sheep, pigs and cattle are carriers of FMD and the disease can be transferred between them. A livestock identification system t
Review of QFES Good Jobs and Better Fire and Emergency Services to Support Qlds Great Lifestyle
On 14 December 2020, the Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services announced that an independent review into the capability and funding model of Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) would be undertaken.
The Independent Review has examined the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the department, including structure and funding in rel
Queenslands long term tourism industry strategy - Towards Tourism 2032
Queensland’s tourism industry is a driving force in our state’s economy. As we strongly emerge from the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, our visitor economy is well positioned to transform and grow.
In June 2022, the independent Queensland Tourism Industry Reference Panel (the Panel) released their Action Plan for Tourism Recovery (the Action Plan), which made 75 recommendations for indu
Progress Update-Response to South East Queensland Rainfall and flooding event
On 15 March 2022, the Premier and Minister for the Olympics announced that the Office of the Inspector-General of Emergency Management would undertake a review of the South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding Event in February-March 2022.
The South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding Event February-March 2022 Review Report 1: 2022-2023 (the Review Report) was delivered to the Minister for Pol