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    Establishment of Projects Qld.doc

    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 as potential PPPs; Management of tender processes and contract negotiations for all projects approved to proceed as PPPs; Preparation of business cases and management of tender processes and contract negotiations for all traditional government financed infrastructure where the expected capital cost is greater than $100 million (or other projects identified as being very high risk); For traditional government financed projects with an estimated capital cost below $100 million, perform an advisory and review role to assist line agencies in project assessment, tendering and contract negotiations; While all ‘stand of projects qld/establishment of projects qld.doc - 28 KB

    Qld s 2012 Submission to Infrastructure Australia.doc

    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. Queensland Government Cabinet – July 2012 Queensland’s 2012 Submission to Infrastructure Australia Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning's 2012 submission to infrastructure australia/qld s 2012 submission to infrastructure australia.doc - 36 KB

    Gold Coast Waterways Authority.doc

    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 a reasonable cost to the community and government while keeping government regulation to a minimum. Key areas of the Authority’s work will be to deliver improved access and boating infrastructure, plan for the future management and use of Gold Coast waterways and promote marine recreational and tourism activities. Cabinet approved a new stand-alone, Gold Coast Waterways Authority. Attachments Nil Queensland Government Cabinet – August 2012 Gold Coast Waterways Authority Minister for Transport and Main Roads cst waterways auth/gold coast waterways authority.doc - 28 KB

    Sustainable Planning Amendment Bill 2011.doc

    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 2009 are the first phase of the Government’s three-year infrastructure charging reform package. Amendments to the Local Government Act 2009 are technical to continue implementation matters ancillary to Local Government boundary changes determined under the Local Government Act 1993 and implemented under the Local Government Act 2009. Amendments to the Building Act 1975 will provide pool owners with an additional six months to register their pools with their local government. Pool owners will have until 4 November 2011 to register their pool. Cabinet approved the introduction of the Sustainable Planning (Housin planning amendment bill 2011/sustainable planning amendment bill 2011.doc - 103 KB

    Facilitation of Private Railway Infrastructure.doc

    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 for multiple users. However, with the increasing trend towards private railway developments, there is the need to consider whether current policies and procedures are adequate. The developments of the AirTrain, Bauhinia Regional, Surat Basin Rail and Hancock railways demonstrate that a range of policy and procedural approaches exist to coordinate private railway developments in Queensland. Currently, private railways are being facilitated on a case-by-case basis, with state agencies developing policy and project-specific legislation as required. Given the number of new projects being proposed, and in order to railway infrastructure/facilitation of private railway infrastructure.doc - 94 KB

    Benchmarking Study Policy Principles for Alliance Contracting.doc

    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 undertake a detailed benchmarking study of the use of alliancing across Australia. The Report from the Benchmarking Study was released publicly in late October 2009. Cabinet noted the implications of the Alliance Benchmarking Study, In Pursuit of Additional Value, for Queensland’s Infrastructure Program. Cabinet endorsed the statement of policy principles, Policy for Alliance Contracting, with the proposed adaptations for Queensland, for publication. Attachments In Pursuit of Additional Value – A benchmarking study into alliancing in the Australian Public Sector Queensland Policy for Alliance Contra study and policy principles/benchmarking study policy principles for alliance contracting.doc - 98 KB

    Queensland Chief Scientist Annual Report 2010.doc

    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 linking research to industry and other end-users. Invest in building a high quality STEM teaching workforce. Cabinet noted the recommendations of the Queensland Chief Scientist Annual Report 2010. Cabinet noted the contents of the R&D Queensland Annual Report 2010. Cabinet noted the contents of the Queensland Government R&D Expenditure Report 2009-10. Attachments Queensland Chief Scientist Annual Report 2010 R&D Queensland Annual Report 2010 Queensland Government R&D Expenditure Report 2009-10 Cabinet – month year submission subject Minister/s title Cabinet – November 201 chief scientist annual report/queensland chief scientist annual report 2010.doc - 124 KB

    Govt response to Qld Growth Summit.doc

    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 summit. Outcomes of the summit and associated community engagement are summarised in Shaping Tomorrow’s Queensland: A response to the Queensland Growth Management Summit, which outlines 22 key initiatives and 25 supporting actions grouped in 6 areas, that deliver new ways to manage growth and which form the government’s response to the 1400 ideas raised through the summit and associated activities. Cabinet endorsed the Shaping Tomorrow’s Queensland: A response to the Queensland Growth Management Summit document and the associated summary version. Attachments Shaping Tomorrow’s Queensland: A response to the Queens response to growth summit/govt response to qld growth summit.doc - 104 KB

    Qld Govt policy position re Outstations.doc

    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 education, literacy and numeracy, year 12 attainment, and employment. The Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments have committed a combined national total of $8.142 billion to address these issues. This investment commenced in 2008-2009 and is being progressively rolled out over 10 years. It is noted that some 75% of Indigenous people live in urban and regional Queensland and around 15% of Indigenous Queenslanders live in the Cape York and Gulf regions. Only a small number of this 15% would be on outstations at any time. The National Investment Principles in Remote Locations in Schedule E of the National govt policy position re outstations.doc - 105 KB

    Building Standards for Temp bldgs used from accom.doc

    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 Planning Regulation 2009 by giving Local Governments concurrence agency powers to determine if an extension of time to enable a temporary accommodation building to remain on site for a longer period than 24 months, should be approved. MP3.3 details the minimum standards for structural stability, safety, health, amenity and sustainability that must be incorporated in any temporary accommodation building. Cabinet endorsed that the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2010 in accordance with the draft attached to the submission be recommended to the Governor in Council for approval. Cabinet noted reg 2010/building standards for temp bldgs used from accom.doc - 102 KB

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