Queensland

Strategy

25 Jul 2017

The Queensland Government is committed to expanding the economic contribution of the state’s METS sector and increasing employment in this knowledge intensive industry sector. Queensland’s METS sector will build on its current competitive advantages, including the state’s abundant natural...

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Guide

24 Jul 2017

Introduction

Market-Led Proposals (MLPs) provide an opportunity for the private sector to contribute to the delivery of services and infrastructure to address the needs of the Queensland community. These MLP Guidelines (the Guidelines) set out the criteria for submitting...

Policy report

19 Jul 2017

The Infrastructure Pipeline is Building Queensland’s independent assessment of infrastructure proposals under development by Queensland Government agencies, including departments, government-owned corporations and nominated statutory authorities.

The aim of the Infrastructure Pipeline is...

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Policy report

18 Jul 2017

The State Infrastructure Plan (SIP) Parts A and B outline the Queensland infrastructure priorities to grow the economy, create jobs and provide quality services to Queenslanders. It provides a framework to allow government to plan and prioritise infrastructure investment and delivery in a...

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Research report

17 Jul 2017

Summary
Resource analysts Wood Mackenzie were commissioned by the Port of Newcastle to estimate the impact of Galilee Basin mines on the coal price and volumes produced by mines in the Hunter Valley and parts of Queensland.

Based on Wood Mackenzie’s analysis, the...

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Report

30 Jun 2017

In March 2017 large areas of the Plane Basin in the Mackay region received very heavy rainfall associated with ex-tropical cyclone Debbie (T.C. Debbie), with 3-day (27—29 March) accumulated rainfall totals exceeding 550 mm at numerous stations. Many areas in the catchment had already experienced...

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Report

29 Jun 2017

Relatively low rates of employment contribute to the poor economic and social outcomes experienced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Increasing economic opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people contributes to their improved health, education, and...

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Report

28 Jun 2017

The Palaszczuk Government is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of young people in Queensland youth detention centres. Equally, any allegations of mistreatment of young people must be thoroughly and appropriately investigated.

The government welcomes the report of the...

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Report

26 Jun 2017

It’s renowned as the world’s largest living thing. The Great Barrier Reef is also the biggest contributor to our national economy and our international brand.

Putting a price on it might seem impossible, given the reef’s irreplaceable beauty and biodiversity. Of course it’s invaluable on...

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Report

15 Jun 2017

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

AEMO’s ESO is the first integrated assessment of...

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Strategy

09 Jun 2017

The Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 is the state government's 10-year framework, driving key reforms and targeted investment across the housing continuum.

It redefines how the Queensland Government will deliver housing to support urban renewal, generate new jobs, provide affordable...

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Strategy

06 Jun 2017

As we face the future, the Queensland Government, in collaboration with local governments, is addressing two main reform tasks: to provide infrastructure, particularly at the core of our transportation system, to overcome current constraints and allow future extension and improvement of the...

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Journal article

02 Jun 2017

While the majority of Queensland state school students begin schooling in the first year they are eligible to do so, a small number of families delay entry. This paper explores voluntary delayed entry to state schools in Queensland through analysis of quantitative data gathered by the Department...

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Policy report

02 Jun 2017

Provides the Queensland Government’s detailed response to the Renewable Energy Expert Panel’s final report recommendations on increasing renewable energy production to 50%.

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Report

29 May 2017

This report contains the findings and recommendations of the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis (CWP) Select Committee (committee) of the Queensland Parliament on its inquiry into the re-identification of CWP in Queensland. The committee found that there has been a catastrophic failure, at almost...

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Audio program

20 May 2017

The art of remote Australia is often the wallpaper in the background when corporate giants do their pieces to camera in TV news bulletins or live crosses.

Even politicians don't mind being filmed against those vibrant, shimmering canvases with their waterholes, dreaming tracks and...

Report

18 May 2017

The Carmichael mine will be Australia’s largest coalmine with a potential lifetime of up to 60 years. Australia has very large coal deposits, but for Australia to play its role in tackling climate change, over 90% of Australia’s existing thermal coal reserves must be left in the ground unburned...

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Discussion paper

10 May 2017

The Better Mine Rehabilitation for Queensland discussion paper presents a proposed mine rehabilitation policy stating the Government’s commitment to ensuring mined land is rehabilitated progressively over the life of the mine, resulting in land that is able to support another use – such as...

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Research report

26 Apr 2017

Queensland's criminal justice system prevents, detects, and investigates crimes. It delivers judicial processes, manages prisoners and offenders, and provides rehabilitation services.

The Queensland Police Service and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (through its Queensland...

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Discussion paper

20 Apr 2017

The purpose of this paper is to highlight key themes and issues for developing revised guidelines to define reasonable and practicable measures to avoid or minimise harm to Aboriginal cultural heritage. The themes and issues identified in this paper are based on the analysis of submissions which...

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