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Draft report

06 Oct 2017

The Treasurer has asked the Queensland Productivity Commission (the Commission) to undertake an inquiry into service delivery in Queensland's remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

This draft report has been...

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04 Oct 2017

Local governments are responsible for the good governance of local and regional communities. In performing this role, local governments execute a range of functions, including planning and monitoring, service delivery, and lawmaking and enforcement. They also play an important advocacy role,...

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Journal article

01 Oct 2017

When interpreting words or construing provisions in an Act of Parliament, the context in which the words appear and the purpose of the Act can be used to ascertain meaning. The catchcry of text, context and purpose has become a repeated moniker for the High Court of Australia’s 'modern approach...

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29 Sep 2017

The Queensland Government is committed to positioning Queensland as a place where entrepreneurs, industry, universities and government collaborate to turn great ideas into commercial products and businesses that create jobs. 

Much of the emphasis on innovation is directed towards business...

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Discussion paper

26 Sep 2017

Infrastructure underpins every aspect of modern life While the systems using our infrastructure have improved, the underlying infrastructure has developed comparatively slowly. Smart infrastructure seeks to extract greater value from new and existing assets by improving user experience, reducing...

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22 Sep 2017

This summary provides stakeholders with woody vegetation change summary statistics for all SLATS mapping between the first mapping period of 1988–91 and up to the most recent 2015–16 mapping period.

The spreadsheet contains additional woody vegetation change data summaries which are not...

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Report

11 Sep 2017

This final report presents the recommendations of the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre (Centre) formulated after consideration of submissions received in response to the Queensland Government Property Law Review Issues Paper – Seller Disclosure in Queensland (...

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07 Sep 2017

On 21 September 2016, the Director-General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, on behalf of the Premier, asked the Principal Commissioner, Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to ‘undertake a whole of system review of the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening)...

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07 Sep 2017

This review was undertaken because of the tragic death of Tiahleigh Palmer, a child in foster care, and the subsequent arrest of her foster carers and their adult children.

In the same week police arrested Tiahleigh’s foster carer, they also arrested a Far North Queensland foster carer...

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Policy

07 Sep 2017

The Palaszczuk Government is hoping new jobs will be created under its commitment to make better use of government data.

This Open Data Policy Statement is intended to promote access to government data that will help foster ingenuity.

The Queensland government created its first...

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Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017

While our actions now are supporting Queensland’s strong economic growth and job creation, we are continuing to look for new opportunities to strengthen and build on this growth. We need to ensure we are well positioned to take advantage of future opportunities.

An industry with...

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Journal article

01 Aug 2017

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Indigenous communities in Queensland (Australia) have been subject to Alcohol Management Plans since 2002/03, with significant penalties for breaching restrictions. ‘Sly grog’ and ‘homebrew’ provide access to alcohol despite...

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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

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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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