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    Review of Community Futures Task Force Model
    The Community Futures Task Force (CFTF), established to address the impacts of the Government’s 2006 announcement of the Traveston Crossing and Wyaralong Dams, provides an unprecedented model of Government community engagement for Government sponsored infrastructure projects. To ensure that key learnings from the CFTF model remain after this date, the CFTF Unit engaged the University of Queensland

    Infrastructure Investment (Asset Restructuring and Disposal) Bill 2009
    Queensland’s fiscal position has been adversely impacted by the Global Financial Crisis, resulting in a substantial deficit. Given the present economic climate, the Queensland Government has committed to protecting jobs and continuing with a strong infrastructure program in an effort to maintain employment opportunities and to provide the basis for future growth and job creation. The Government

    South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program 2009-26
    The South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program (SEQIPP) was first launched in April 2005. Updated annually, SEQIPP outlines the Government’s program of infrastructure and major projects to support the South East Queensland Regional Plan (SEQRP) 2005-2026 and represents an unprecedented, long-term commitment to capital infrastructure works in South East Queensland (SEQ). Four years into

    Senate FADTR Committee Inquiry - Torres Strait
    In 2009, the Senate made a referral to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee for an inquiry and report on the ‘administration and management of matters relating to Australia’s northern air, sea and land approaches in the region of the Torres Strait’ (the Inquiry). Information for the Inquiry was sought primarily from those agencies which are part of the Queensland Torres Strait

    New Arrangements for Asset Management of Government Employee Housing
    The Queensland Government owns approximately 4,400 residential dwellings for use by Government employees to support the delivery of government services throughout the State. These assets have a total capital value of approximately $850 million and are primarily located in regional and remote locations around the State with approximately 460 residences located in Indigenous communities. Under th

    Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Office - work program
    The Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Office was established to facilitate the social and economic development in Queensland’s 34 discrete Indigenous communities. Two major deliverables identified are, by: June 2010, To develop community specific strategies which facilitate the delivery of capital works by: identifying available land; identifying and pursuing the most expeditious

    Statutory plan Whitsunday and Mackay region
    Cabinet – October 2009 Statutory Regional Plan for the Whitsunday, Hinterland and Mackay region Minister for Infrastructure and Planning The Queensland Government is considering preparing a statutory regional plan for the Mackay, Hinterland and Whitsunday (WHAM) region under the Integrated Planning Act 1997 (IPA). If a statutory regional plan was to be developed for the WHAM region, it will giv

    BOLA - swimming pools
    Last year, eight children drowned in Queensland pools. In the last six years, 35 children have drowned in the State’s residential swimming pools. In addition, it is estimated that 50 children a year present to emergency departments for immersion injuries, some of whom suffer brain damage due to lack of oxygen. On 14 December 2008, the Premier announced a review of Queensland’s swimming pool safety

    CoalPlan 2030
    The CoalPlan 2030 is a document that broadly reflects the direction of coal infrastructure development in Queensland over the next 20 years. Security of supply for coal customers is a critical factor in purchasing coal and the Queensland Government recognises the importance of this. To ensure continued security of supply, a number of infrastructure programs have been planned, developed or comm

    Surat Basin Future Directions
    Cabinet –February 2010 The Surat Basin Future Directions Statement Minister for Primary Industries, Fisheries and Rural and Regional Queensland Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Minister for Trade Energy resources in the Surat Basin are driving rapid development, which presents great economic development opportunities, but may also

    Implementation of the government response to the Qld Growth Mangement Summit
    In November 2009, the Premier and Minister for the Arts announced a Queensland Growth Management Summit, which was held on 30 and 31 March 2010. The summit brought together representatives from all levels of Government, community, business, industry and experts in planning, development, infrastructure and sustainability to discuss population growth, prosperity, liveability and sustainability in

    BOLA Bill Mar 2010
    On 14 December 2008, the Queensland Government announced the most comprehensive review of the state’s swimming pool safety laws in nearly 20 years. An independent swimming pool safety committee was then established and presented 23 improvement ideas to the Government for consideration. Following extensive public consultation, the Government adopted all the swimming pool safety review committee’s

    Building Standards for Temp bldgs used from accom
    The Building and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2010 amends: the Building Regulation 2006 by adding new part MP3.3 “Temporary Accommodation Buildings and Structures” to the Queensland Development Code and providing for the development and displaying of a checklist in an approved form, of requirements for temporary accommodation buildings and structures; and the Sustainable Planni

    Qld Govt policy position re Outstations
    The Queensland Government has committed to the national Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Indigenous Reform Agreement to close the gap between the life outcomes and opportunities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their non-Indigenous counterparts, particularly in relation to life expectancy, under five years child mortality, access to early childhood

    Govt response to Qld Growth Summit
    The Queensland Growth Summit was held on 30 and 31 March 2010. The summit brought together community, business, industry, local government and experts in planning, development, infrastructure and sustainability to discuss population growth, prosperity, liveability and sustainability in Queensland. The Premier committed to providing a government response within six weeks of the conclusion of the s

    Queensland Chief Scientist Annual Report 2010
    The Queensland Chief Scientist Annual Report 2010 is the final report provided by Professor Peter Andrews as Queensland Chief Scientist. The Report outlines the effectiveness of the Government’s investment in research and development (R&D) to date and makes three recommendations with regard to the future: Make balanced investments in R&D infrastructure. Make focussed investments in R&D projects li

    Benchmarking Study Policy Principles for Alliance Contracting
    In 2009, the Treasuries of Victoria (Chair), Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales established a Steering Committee to pursue a number of joint initiatives on alliance contracting, including sponsorship of a Benchmarking Study on the value for money from alliances. In February 2009, the Steering Committee commissioned the joint services of Melbourne University and Evans and Peck to

    Facilitation of Private Railway Infrastructure
    Key legislation governing railway construction and operation in Queensland was largely enacted in the era of government owned corporation (GOC) railway operations, with the state owning both land and rail infrastructure and Queensland Transport regulating Queensland Rail’s (QR’s) operations. A feature which underpins this regulatory environment is that railways were designed, built and operated

    Sustainable Planning Amendment Bill 2011
    Amendments to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 will facilitate the introduction of an adopted infrastructure charging regime across Queensland. The introduction of an adopted infrastructure charging regime for a three year period, while further infrastructure charging reform is underway, is a key recommendation of the Infrastructure Charges Taskforce. The amendments to Sustainable Planning Act

    Gold Coast Waterways Authority
    A re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority is part of the government’s commitment to improving access to Gold Coast Waterways. The re-established Gold Coast Waterways Authority will oversee the management, sustainable use and development of Gold Coast Waterways. The purpose of the Authority is to provide the best possible navigational access, boating infrastructure and waterways management at

    Qld s 2012 Submission to Infrastructure Australia
    The submission to Infrastructure Australia identified Queensland’s top priority infrastructure projects for assessment as nationally significant infrastructure and sought to attract funding from the Australian Government. Cabinet endorsed the submission be transmitted to Infrastructure Australia under the signature of the Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning.

    Establishment of Projects Qld
    The Government committed to the establishment of Projects Queensland within Queensland Treasury and Trade as part of the 100 Day Plan. Cabinet endorsed the scope of responsibilities for Projects Queensland as follows: Preparation of preliminary evaluations for key projects with the greatest potential as public private partnerships (PPPs); Preparation of business cases for all projects approved a

    Delivering Building our Regions - Regional Infrastructure Fund
    The Queensland Government’s election commitment, Building our Regions, aims to ensure that funding for critical infrastructure in regional Queensland will be targeted appropriately so that it meets the specific needs of communities and supports economic development without necessitating the sale of assets. The election commitment, Working Queensland, recognises the Building our Regions fund for in

    State Infrastructure Plan
    The absence of a State Infrastructure Plan (SIP) since 2011, and the decline in resource sector investment, has left industry calling for Government to help build confidence, and support a sustainable construction industry. In June 2015, the Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade released the Directions Paper – Del

    Qld Transport and Roads Investment Program - QTRIP
    The Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 requires the annual production and publication of a transport infrastructure works program. The Department of Transport and Main Roads plans, manages and oversees the delivery of a safe, efficient and integrated transport system. The 2015-16 to 2018-19 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) is a four-year program outlining the department’s p

    Building Queensland Bill 2015
    The Building Queensland Bill 2015 (the Bill) arises as a result of the Government’s election commitment to establishing Building Queensland as an independent statutory body. Building Queensland will be an effective step in ensuring a whole-of-government perspective is brought to major infrastructure planning and investment in Queensland. The Bill provides for Building Queensland to have the follow

    Appointments to Building Queensland Board
    The Building Queensland Board is responsible for Building Queensland. The functions of Building Queensland include: provision of independent expert advice to the State and government agencies about infrastructure; development of a framework for assessing the costs and benefits of infrastructure projects; assistance in preliminary preparation of infrastructure proposals; evaluation of proposal

    Draft State Infrastructure Plan
    The Government committed to deliver a State Infrastructure Plan to support the long-term prosperity, liveability and sustainability of Queensland. Investment in infrastructure underpins economic growth, supports jobs, and creates a lasting legacy for Queenslanders. The draft State Infrastructure Plan sets out a clear vision for how to grow Queensland, the infrastructure required to deliver that gr

    Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No.2) 2015
    The Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015 proposes amendments to the City of Brisbane Act 2010 (COBA), Local Government Act 2009 (LGA), Local Government Electoral Act 2011 (LGEA) and the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA). The Bill amends the COBA and the LGA to clarify that an accepted how-to-vote card under the LGEA section 179 is not ‘election material’ for the pur

    Gold Coast Infrastructure and project facilitation initiatives
    The Gold Coast population continues to grow faster than the state average and is expected to grow at approximately 2.1 per cent over 25 years, increasing the population from 515 202 persons in 2011 to 866 634 persons in 2016. The Gold Coast Region has a lower unemployment rate than the State average and a relatively stable economy. The health care and social assistance industry is the largest empl

    State Infrastructure Plan
    The Government committed to deliver a State Infrastructure Plan to support the long-term prosperity, liveability and sustainability of Queensland. Investment in infrastructure underpins economic growth, supports jobs and creates a lasting legacy for Queenslanders. Following consultation on the draft State Infrastructure Plan, the final plan sets out a clear vision for how to grow Queensland, the

    Appointments to the Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel
    The Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel (the Panel), to be chaired by the Queensland Government Architect, Mr Malcolm Middleton, is a non-statutory advisory body with a State-wide remit. The Panel is intended to champion high quality urban design and help foster a holistic approach to land use and infrastructure planning to create and support economically sustainable, vibrant and adaptable

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    12 May, 2016

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