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2016

LGAQ Document

Description

Date

Draft Development Assessment Rules Feedback This submission was provided to the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning. 19 December 2016
Review of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH) This submission was provided to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. 16 December 2016
Stock Routes Network Management Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Infrastrcuture, Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 12 December 2016
Flying Fox Management in Eastern States of Australia This submission was provided to the Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy. 18 November 2016
Review of Regional Development Australia This submission was provided to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Planning. 28 October 2016
Industrial Relations Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Finance and Administration Committee. 30 September 2016
Low Carbon Furture This submission was provided to the Deaprtment of Environment and Heritage Protection. 2 September 2016
Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Infrastructure,Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 15 July 2016
Worker's Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Education, Tourism Innovation and Small Business Committee. 14 July 2016
Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Agriculture and Environment Committee. 29 April 2016
Draft Determination for Regulated Retial Electricity Prices 16/17 This submission was provided to the Queensland Competition Authority. 20 April 2016
Inquiry into the practices of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland This submission was provided to the Finance and Administration Committee. 7 April 2016
Electricity and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Transport and Utilities Committee. 7 April 2016
Waste Management Inquiry This submission was provided to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. 18 March 2016
Draft Report for Electricity Pricing Guideline This submission was provided to the Queensland Productivity Commission. 14 March 2016
Animal Management (Protecting Puppies) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 This submission was provided to the Agriculture and Environment Committee. 9 March 2016
Review of the Water Charge rules This submission was provided to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. 4 March 2016
Barrier Fences in Queensland This submission was provided to the Agriculture and Environment Committee. 29 February 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015 This subbmission was provided to the Environmental and Communications Legislation Committee. 26 February 2016
Inquiry into increased transport connectivity and economic activity This submission was provided to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities. 12 February 2016
Queen's Wharf Brisbane Bill 2015 This submission was provided to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 12 February 2016
Inquiry into broadcasting, online content and live production to rural and regional Australia This submission was provided to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts. 5 February 2016
Review of Queensland's Parliamentary Committee System This submission was provided to the Committee of the Legislative Assembly. 29 January 2016
Plumbing and Drainage and Other Legislations Amendments Bill 2015 This submission was provided to the Utilities, Science and Innovation Committee. 28 January 2016
Crime and Corruption Amendment Bill 2015 This submission was provided to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee. 22 January 2016
Planning Bills 2015 This submission was provided to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 18 January 2016
 

2015

LGAQ Document

Description

Date

Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 This submission was provided to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committeee.  17 December 2015
Draft Wind Farm State Code: Planning Guideline The LGAQ provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning to seek statutory role for local government as a referral agency for wind famr development applications.  11 December 2015
Tobacco and Other Smoking Products (Smoke-Free Places) Amendment Bill 2015 The LGAQ provided a submission to the Health and Ambulance Services Committee. 10 December 2015
Draft State Infrastructure Plan LGAQ has provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning . 4 December 2015
Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility The LGAQ welcomed the release of the consultation paper to which it provided a comprehensive submission to the Federal Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia.  27 November 2015
Statement of Proposals for the Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Plan Review LGAQ provided comments to the Federal Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia 23 November 2015
Draft Planning Bills The LGAQ provided feedback to the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning on the draft Planning Bills, inclusive of the Planning Bill 2015; Planning and Environment Court Bill 2015; Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislative Amendment Bill 2015. 23 October 2015
Innovative Tenures Reform Framework: Policy Position Paper LGAQ provided its submission to the Executive Director of the Tenure Reform Taskforce, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 16 October 2015
Queensland Productivity Commission Bill 2015 LGAQ submission was provided to the Finace and Administration Committee.  7 October 2015
Public Safety Mobile Broadband LGAQ submitted its comments to the Productivity Commission on the Draft Report. 7 October 2015
Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No.2) 2015 The LGAQ provided a submission to the Chair of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 1 October 2015
Review of the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 (QLD) In addition to the submission on 10 August this year, the LGAQ has provided the Queensland Law Reform Commission a supplementary submission 29 September 2015
Review of the Regulation of Waste Related Activities under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 The LGAQ provided its submission on the discussion paper - Proposed Waste Related ERA Framework, to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Waste Policy division. 25 September 2015
Queensland Local Government Industry Award - 2015  LGAQ responded to Union objections to the QlGI Award - 2015 Exposure Draft and provided the submission to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission - Award Modernisation Local Government Sector. 23 September 2015
Strategic Review of the Functions of the Integrity Commissioner The LGAQ provided a submission to the Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee's inquiry.  21 September 2015
Tobacco and other Products (Extension of Smoking Bans) Amendment Bill 2015 The LGAQ provide a submission to the Health and Ambulance Services Committee.  28 August 2015
Exposure Draft: Plumbing and Drainage and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 and Representation on the Service Trades Council This submission was provided to Building Codes Queensland, Department of Housing and Public Works. 21 August 2015
Review of the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 (QLD) The LGAQ provided a submission to the Queensland Law Reform Commission on the Review. 10 August 2015
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 This submission was provided to the Queensland Finance and Administration Committee. 7 August 2015
State Infrastructure Plan - Directions Paper LGAQ's submission was provided to the Department of Infrastrucutre, Local Government and Planning.  30 June 2015
Distribution Network Service Providers for the 2015-2020 Regulator Control Period The LGAQ provided a response to the Australian Energy Regulator's call regarding revised proposals for both Energex and Ergon Energy.  24 July 2015
Regional Telecommunications Review 2015 The LGAQ provided comments on the draft Regional Telecommunications Review 2015 to the Char of Regional Telecommunications Review Secretariat, Department of Communications. 15 July 2015
Planning and Development Bills 2015 LGAQ provided a submission to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee. 13 July 2015
Local Government Planning Reform Position Paper LGAQ provided comment to the Deputy Premier welcoming the release of the State Government's Directions Paper: Better Planning for Queensland.  8 July 2015
Sustainable Ports Bill 2015 With consultation of 4 member councils, the LGAQ provided its submission to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee.  2 July 2015
Removal of Certain 'Groups' from the Queensland Local Government Industry Award - State 2014 Submission by the LgAQ to the Full Bench QIRC in response to proposal by the Award Modernisation Team, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. 1 July 2015
Building Queensland Bill 2015 The LGAQ has provided a submission to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee into the Parliamentary Inquiry.  23 June 2015
Damaged and Derelict Buildings The LGAQ provided comment to the Department of Housing and Public Works.  19 June 2015
Review of the Disasbility (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) The LGAQ welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Prmises Standards Review Team, Sectoral Growth Policy Division, Department of Industry and Science.  12 June 2015
Re:think Better Tax System, Better Australia This submission has been prepared by the LGAQ in response to the Tax Discussion Paper released in March 2015.  This submission does not discuss all the issues raised by the Discussion Paper but rather focuses on matters relevant to the financial sustainability of the local government sector and its capacity to raise revenue.  1 June 2015
Waste Management Industry Inquiry (RPT2014/1) LGAQ provided a comprehensive submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. 28 May 2015
Inquiry into the Fly-In/Fly-Out and Other Long Distance Commuting Work Practices in Regional Queensland Submission to the Queensland Parliamentary Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee.  25 May 2015
Competition Policy Review LGAQ has recently submitted feedback to the General Manager for Small Business, Competition and Consumer Policy Division, to assist the Australian Government in its consideration of the Competition Policy Review Final Report released by the Review Panel on 31 March 2015.  25 May 2015
Payroll Tax Rebate, Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 LGAQ provided its comments to the Finance and Administration Committee 13 May 2015
Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 In addition to the submission provided on 14 April to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee, the LGAQ responded to a number of questions on notice from the Public Hearing. 11 May 2015
Inquiry into Stormwater Resources in Australia Submission to the Senate Environment and Communication References Committee 8 May 2015
Recognition of Residual Value for Infrastructure Assets Submission to the Australian Accounting Standards Board - Tentative Agenda Decision February 2015 27 April 2015
Local Government Act 2009 - Section 97 - Cost Recovery Fees LGAQ submission was provided to the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.  24 April 2015
ERA 63 Code of Practice for Sewerage Pumping Stations Submission provided to the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef.  21 April 2015
Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 The LGAQ provided a submission to the Infrustructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee.  The LGAQ urges the Committee to recommend to the Government to overturn the change introduced last year in the system of voting mayors in undivided councils from First-Past-The-Post to Optional Preferencial Voting in time for the 2016 local government elections.   14 April 2015
Building Our Regions Progam LGAQ Briefing Notes to The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham MP, Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines in regard to the Building Our Regions Program. 31 March 2015
Draft National Remote and Regional Transport Strategy The LGAQ provided comments to TMR welcoming the development of the National Remote and Regional Transport Strategy, given the importance of transport networks and services to our rural and remote council members. 24 March 2015
Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements - day labour In the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcia, the LGAQ wrote to the Honourable Warren Truss MP, on behalf of Queensland local governments proposing Federal Government bring about a change to the NDRRA guidelines so that the use of day labour is no longer discouraged and betterment provisions are improved. 2 March 2015
Draft Determination for Regulated Retail Electricity Prices for 2015/16 The LGAQ provided its comments to the Queensland Competition Authority.   27 February 2015
Handling of Early Collected Carbon Tax Charges Held by Landfill Operators LGAQ provided its response to the Department of Environment's Consultation Paper requesting stakeholders views on the design of a proposed voluntary framework for the use of funds collected by landfill operators in respect of anticipated future carbon tax liabilities. 12 February 2015
Planning and Development Bill 2014, Planning and Environment Court Bill 2014 and the draft Planning Development Regulation The LGAQ provided submission on the lapsed planning Bills and associated regulation to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning.  6 February 2015
Ports Bill 2014 and draft Priority Port Development Area Planning Guideline The LGAQ undertook to provide a submission on the now lapsed Port Bill 2014 and draft PPDA Planning Guideline to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 6 February 2015
Draft EPBC Act Policy Statement: Camp management guidelines for the Grey-headed and Spectacled flying-fox LGAQ submitted its comments to the policy, guidelines and monitoring program within the Department of Environment.  30 January 2015
Australian Energy Regulator's Issues Paper The LGAQ provided a submission in response to the AER's Issues Paper regarding the Energex and Ergon Energy Pricing Proposals for the 2015-20 regulatory control period. 30 January 2015
Draft report of the SEQ Bulk Water Price Path 2015-18 The LGAQ provided comments to the Queensland Competition Authority, commending the QCA's open and transparent review of pricing pathways.  Among other things, the LGAQ has requested full disclosure of the costs and valuation of assets within seqwater, particularly the impact on costs from the reduced use of drought assets.   23 January 2015
Draft Practice Manual for Mining Tenement Boundary Identification The LGAQ has written to the Manager Operational Policy and Legislation, Mining and Petroleum Operations, DNRM on the draft practice manual regarding changes to mining tenement boundary identification. 19 January 2015
Draft Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Regulation 2015 The LGAQ provided comments to the Manager Operational Policy and Legislation, Mining and Petroleum Operations, DNRM on land access and restricted land. 19 January 2015
draft Queensland Planning Provisions version 4.0 The LGAQ welcomes the opportunity to provide comments to DSDIP in regards to the proposed amendments to the Queensland Planning Provisions (QPP) version 4.0 that aim to address the concerns of local governments and enhance the usefulness and consistency of the QPP. 15 January 2015
Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 The LGAQ provided preliminary comments and suggestions to assist with the Queensland Law Reform Commission's preparation of a discussion paper.  Comments are based on some initial consultations with LGAQ members.  15 January 2015
2013-14 Local Government National Report The LGAQ provided a comprehensive submission to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development.  The LGAQ and its subsidiaries continue to support Queensland local governments in adapting to increasing community in the delivery of a variety of services, while improving and achieving internal council efficiencies.  7 January 2015

2014

LGAQ Document

Description

Date

Retail Shop Leases Amendment Bill 2014 Comments were provided to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee.  This submission responded to the earlier Options paper that proposed amendments to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994. 19 December 2014
National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme The LGAQ has presented a number of comments for the Minister for Environment's consideration.  19 December 2014
Supplementary submission to the Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry This supplementary submission was presented to the Productivity Commission and provides information sought by the Commission. 17 November 2014
Competition Policy Review Draft Report The LGAQ provided its submission to the Competition Policy Review Secretariat. 17 November 2014
Liability for Planning Decisions Affected by Natural Hazards Letter to the Deputy Premier including a copy of King and Company Solicitors summary of the Queens Counsel advice.  11 November 2014
Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan The LGAQ wrote to the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce.  3 November 2014
Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry The LGAQ provided its submission to the Productivity Commission on the NDF with Reference to the Draft Report September 2014.  21 October 2014
Council election date in 2016 The LGAQ wrote to the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience requesting Local Government Quadrennial election date be held on 19 March 2016. 15 October 2014
Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Bill 2014 LGAQ comments provided to the Queensland Health.  9 October 2014
Water Reform Bill 2014 The LGAQ provided feedback to the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee.  9 October 2014
Landfill disposal bans The LGAQ has undertaken consultation with member councils to provide comments to the Department of Environment Heritage Protection on the use of landfill disposal bans and other related information.  3 October 2014
Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 - Asbestos matters

Attach 1 - Letter from QG Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Attach 2 - Partners in Government Agreement
The LGAQ made a submission to the Health and Community Services Committee on the devolution of the administration and enforcement of routine asbestos public health matters.  3 October 2014
Draft Planning Legislation (Planning and Development Bill 2014 and Planning and Environment Court Bill 2014) The LGAQ provided early feedback to the Deputy Director General of the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 26 September 2014
Queensland Heritage and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 The LGAQ has raised a number of issues with the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee for deliberation. 25 September 2014
Alternate Control Services (ACS) charges - impact on councils and their communities The LGAQ provided a submission to the Director-General of the Department of Energy and Water Supply. 23 September 2014
Queensland Plan Bill 2014 - LGAQ feedback on Consultation Draft The LGAQ submission was provided to the Chair, Federal Finance and Administration Committee. 22 September 2014
Disaster Management Amendment Bill 2014 The LGAQ provided comprehensive submission seeking clarification of the disaster planning, operational response and long term recover functions the State Disaster Coordination Group.  19 September 2014
The Forrest Review - Creating Parity The LGAQ has provided a submission prepared on behalf of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mayors, to the Employment Review Taskforce, Department of the Premier and Cabinet. 19 September 2014
Angel Flight Letter to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regarding Angel Flight and the proposed introduction of new safety standards. 19 September 2014
The Strongest and Smartest Choice Program The LGAQ provided a response to the Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade to ensure local government's policy position is fully understood in relation to the Program.  15 September 2014
Statutory Exemption from Liability for Natural Hazards The LGAQ seeks State Government support to provide a statutory limitation of local government's exposure to liability for reasonably-based decision making and actions.  12 September 2014
Draft Queensland Outdoor Recreation Framework The LGAQ provided a submission to the Minister for Natural Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing.  11 September 2014
Early Release of Superannuation for Rates Arrears The LGAQ has written to the Federal Treasurer requesting consideration to be given to allow for the release of the full amount of rates and water debts on the sale of land notice in order to cease the sale process and the Federal Government policy be amended accordingly.  11 September 2014
Royalties for the Regions - Round 4 The LGAQ wrote to the Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning expressing concerns of the "refocussing" of the Program.  2 September 2014
Queensland State land - Strengthening our economic future The LGAQ supports the Discussion Paper's objectives.  The Submission was sent to the Department of Natural Resources & Mines. 29 August 2014
Mosquito Management Code of Practice The LGAQ provided its submission to Deputy Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.  15 August 2014
Safe Night Out Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Response received from the State's Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
A submission from LGAQ President was submitted to the Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Justice.

The Attorney-General supports recommendation proposed by the LGAQ with regards to ensuring local authorities have access to documents relating to applications for extended trading hours at licensed premises in their area. 
15 August 2014
Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia A comprehensive submission was provided to the Federal Government's White Paper. 8 August 2014
Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement - Part 3 of the Queensland Competitive Authority Act 1997 The LGAQ provided a submission to the Queensland Treasury and Trade. 4 August 2014
ResourcesQ The LGAQ provided a response to the Department of Resources and Mines - ResourcesQ Team, Land and Mines Policy. 4 August 2014
Queensland Plan Bill 2014 LGAQ feedback on the Consultation Draft 25 July 2014
State Wage Case 2014 - Engineering Award - State 2012 C10 classification The LGAQ submission to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission 25 July 2014
Review of the Building Act 1975 and Building Certification in Queensland LGAQ response to the Discussion Paper which was provided to the Department of Housing and Public Works.  25 July 2014
Review of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 LGAQ response to the Discussion Paper to the Department of Housing Public Works. 25 July 2014
Framework and Approach (for Energex and Ergon Energy) for the 2015-2020 regulatory control period The LGAQ provided a submission as part of the Australian Energy Regulator's consultation. 10 July 2014
Drought Assistance for severely affected areas of Queensland The LGAQ provided a submission to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Honourable Warren Truss MP. 3 July 2014
State Development, Infrastructure and Planning (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 The LGAQ provided submission to the State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee. 26 June 2014
Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport The LGAQ provided response to the Disabilities Transport Access Secretariat, Road Safety and Transport Access Branch, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. 25 June 2014
Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 - electoral matters The LGAQ provided a comprehensive response to the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee. 24 June 2014
'Our heritage: A collaborative effort' - Review of the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 The LGAQ provided comments to the State Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.  23 June 2014
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Providing Freehold) Amendment Bill 2014 The LGAQ provided feedback to the State Government Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee.  16 June 2014
Audit Committee requirements Letter submission provided to the Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.  12 June 2014
Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry Letter and submission to the Productivity Commission 6 June 2014
Proposed Trading on Good Friday The LGAQ prepared a Submission to the State Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games. 11 June 2014
Continued funding to the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative (GABSI) A letter submission was written to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. 29 May 2014

Rating Power Amendments

Letter submission to the Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.

Legislative provisions providing for differential rates for rateable land, according to whether or not the land is the principal place of residence of the owner, were passed on 4 June 2014.  Importantly, amendments are the Act, rather than the Regulation, to provide certainty for the future as well retrospective. 
28 May 2014






 
Stronger Choices for Queensland LGAQ submission provided to the Federal Government Treasurer and Minister for Trade. 14 May 2014
Liability for planning decisions affected by climate change Letter submission and King &Company legal advice provided to the Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience. 9 May 2014
Land Access Consultation Draft - Modernising Queensland's Resources Acts Program LGAQ letter submission provided to the Manager for Operational Policy and Legislation Mining and Petroleum Operations, Department of Natural Resources and Mines.  17 April 2014
Alluvial Consultation Draft - Modernising Queensland's Resources Act Program LGAQ letter submission to the Manager - Operational Policy and Legislation Mining and Petroleum Operations, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 17 April 2014
Safe Night Out Strategy - LGAQ submission Letter to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice.  16 April 2014
Emergency Management, Fire and Rescue Levy - Proposals for Exceptions Letter submission sent to the Honourable Jack Dempsey MP, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services.  15 April 2014
Public Infrastructure Inquiry with reference to the Draft Reports March 2014 Submission made to the Public Infrastructure Inquiry, Productivity Commission. 4 April 2014
Affordable Housing LGAQ submission provided to the Federal Senate Standing Committee on Economics.  31 March 2014
State Penalties Enforcement Regulation (SPER) Reform Letter submission sent to the Under Treasurer, Queensland Treasury and Trade. 31 March 2014
Queensland Government Language Services Policy Survey submitted to the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs. 31 March 2014
National Disability Strategy Progress Report 2014 Letter submission with Queensland local government feedback included, sent to the Australian Department of Social Services.  27 March 2014
Draft Assessment Code for the construction/modification of levee banks This LGAQ submission was sent to the Floodplain Management Team, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 26 March 2014
draft Cape York Regional Plan Response to consultation sent to the Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 25 March 2014
Award Modernisation - Support for a single local government industry modern award Submission to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. 24 March 2014
Devolution of the Administration and Enforcement of Domestic Asbestos Letter submission the Minister for Health, the Honourable Lawrence Springborg MP. 24 March 2014
Environmental Offsets Bill 2014 Letter submission sent to the Research Director of the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee. 24 March 2014
Modernising Queensland's Resources Act Program Letter to Mr Dean Barr from the Mining and Petroleum Operations, Department of Natural Resources and Mines.  19 March 2014
Review of the Regulatory Arrangements for the National Broadband Network (NBN) Submission sent to the NBN Regulator Review, Department of Communications.  14 March 2014
Draft Codes of Practice relating to concrete batching plants and motor vehicle workshops Local government comments submitted to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.  7 March 2014
The Queensland Plan: A 30-year vision for Queensland - our working draft LGAQ letter submission to the Premier of Queensland, the Honourable Campbell Newman. 7 March 2014
Impacts of the Draft Determination Upon Street Lighting Charges Letter submission made to the Queensland Competition Authority. 28 February 2014
Public Library Grant Methodology LGAQ submission provided to the CEO and State Librarian of the State Library of Queensland. 28 February 2014
Mobile Coverage Programme Discussion Paper

The LGAQ provided a comprehensive submission to the Australian Government, Department of Communications.

28 February 2014
Draft Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) Amendment Bill 2013 LGAQ submission provided to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Services. 28 February 2014
Waste Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 LGAQ response submitted to the State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee. 28 February 2014
Draft Determination for Regulated Retail Electricity Prices for 2014-15 Submission was sent to the Queensland Competition Authority. 28 February 2014
Smoking in Public Places - Additional Power for Councils to Ban Smoking in Public Places Submission to the Honourable Lawrence Springborg, Queensland Minister for Health. 24 February 2014
Emission Reduction Fund Green Paper (ERF) LGAQ submission to the Department of the Environment. 24 February 2014
Draft Priority Living Area Assessment Criteria - Regional Planning Interests Bill Submission provided to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning.  21 February 2014
Native Title Respondent Assistance Scheme LGAQ feedback sent to Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts. 21 February 2014
Councillor Remuneration - Establish an Audit Committee Letter to the Honourable David Crisafulli, Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.  19 February 2014
Framework and Approach (for Energex and Ergon Energy) for the 2015-2020 regulatory control period LGAQ submission to the General Manager of Network Regulation, Australian Energy Regulator. 19 February 2014
The delivery of quality and affordable early childhood education and care services The LGAQ informed ALGA on their submission the State Inquiry brought on by the Senate Education and Employment Committees. 17 February 2014
The immediate future of the childcare sector in Australia The LGAQ contributed to ALGA's submission to the State Inquiry brought on by the Senate Education and Employment Committees.  17 February 2014
Queensland Harmful Algal Bloom - Response Plan LGAQ submission to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 12 February 2014
Draft Priority Agriculture Area (PAA) Coexistence Criteria This LGAQ submission was sent to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning.  10 February 2014
State Penalties Enforcement Regulations 2000 (SPER Regulation) Letter submission sent to the Director-General, Attorney-General  7 February 2014
Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment Consultation LGAQ feedback to the Great Barrier Marine Authority and the Queensland Government. 31 January 2014

The Future of Queensland Accredited Visitor Information Centres

S
ubmission Attachments:

LGAQ response to the Tourism and Events Queensland Discussion Paper. 31 January 2014
Ergon Energy's Network Tariff Development Consultation - LGAQ submission Letter sent to the Ergon Energy Corporation Limited.  20 January 2014
Regional Planning Interests Bill 2013 Letter submission to the Research Director, State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee. 17 January 2014
Local Government Electoral Act Review LGAQ letter and submission to the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience

17 January 
2014

Biosecurity Bill 2013 LGAQ feedback sent to Chair of Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee 7 March 2014
Queensland Environmental Offsets - Discussion Paper LGAQ letter submission to the Director of Ecosystems Outcomes, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.  13 January 2014
Acts Interpretation Act 1954 - Forms - Notification and Availability LGAQ submission sent to the Honourable Jarrod Bleijie MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. 10 January 2014
Penalties and Sentences (Indexation) Amendment Bill 2013 Letter submission made to the Research Director of Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee. 10 January 2014

 

2013

LGAQ Document

Description

 Date

2013
Public Infrastructure Inquiry Submission to the Public Infrastructure Inquiry, Productivity Commission. 23 December 2013
Draft Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) Amendment Bill 2013 Letter of submission to the Honourable Andrew Cripps MP, Minister for Natural Resources and Mines. 20 December 2013
Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment and Repeal Regulation 2014 Submission made to the Protected Plants Review Project, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.  17 December 2013
Queensland Ports Strategy - letter of support The LGAQ has written to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure & Planning, expressing support for the strategy. 13 December 2013
Digital Economy Strategy LGAQ submission to the Queensland Digital Economy Strategy consultation, Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts. 9 December 2013
Draft Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy Comments on Draft Stategy v2.3 Provided to th Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. 9 December 2013
Cost Recovery Fees - Section 97
Local Government Act 2009
LGAQ follow up of submission made to the Hon. David Crisafulli, Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience. 5 December 2013
Guideline: Planning for Noise Control LGAQ submission in response to the Review of the Guideline.  3 December 2013
Early Childhood Education and Care Submission sent to the Hon John-Paul Langbroek, Minister for Education, Training & Employment. 20 November 2013
2013 State of Play: Australia's Key Economic Infrastructure Sectors LGAQ comments on the Infrastructure Australia's Draft for Consultation Paper. 11 November 2013
Public Notice Advertising - Council activities and proposals Submission made to the Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.  11 November 2013
Repeal of the Carbon Tax Consultation Paper LGAQ submission to the Carbon Tax Repeal Taskforce 4 November 2013
LGAQ introduction to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs - Federal Briefing Note Letter sent to Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs. 31 October 2013
Industrial Relations (Fair Work Harmonisation No. 2) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee. 30 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure- Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Warren Truss MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure. 21 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to the Minister for Communications - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Minister for Communications.  21 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to the Federal Treasurer - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Joe Hockey MP, Treasurer. 21 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to the Minister for the Environment - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Environment. 21 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. George Brandis QC, Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts. 21 October 2013
LGAQ introduction to the Minister for Employment  - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter to Senator the Hon. Eric Abetz, Federal Minister for Employment. 21 October 2013
Draft Coastal Management Plan Submission made to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. 21 October 2013

Queensland Harmful Algal Bloom: Response Plan 2013

LGAQ comments provided to the State Department of Natural Resources and Mines.  16 October 2013
Draft Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy for Queensland (2014 - 2024) LGAQ comments provided to the State Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. 16 October 2013
Draft Ministerial Guidelines for Granting Access LGAQ comments provided by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator. 14 October 2013
Regional Development Australia Funding - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Warren Truss Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. 26 September 2013
National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Letter sent to the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Assistant Minister for Education. 26 September 2013
Central Queensland Regional Plan - Draft for Consultation LGAQ submission to the Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 20 September 2013
Native Title Respondent Funding Scheme - Federal Briefing Note (post election) Correspondence sent to the Mr Warren Mundine, Chair of Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. 4 October 2013
Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009 LGAQ submission to the Hon Tracy Davis Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, supporting her commitment to ensuring the legislation effectively supports guide, hearing and assistance dog users. 17 September 2013
Major Project Development Assessment Processes - draft Report LGAQ submission to the Presiding Commissioner, Productivity Commission. 13 September 2013
LGAQ Supplementary Submission - Discussion paper: infrastructure planning and charging framework review Submission sent to the Deputy Director-General, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 12 September 2013
Arts for All Queenslanders response LGAQ submission to Arts Queensland in response to the Arts for All Queenslanders strategy discussion paper 6 September 2013
Regulation of Levees in Queensland: Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement LGAQ submission to the Levee Regulation in Queensland, Regulatory Impact Statement, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 6 September 2013
Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 Submission sent to Ms Kate McGuckin, Research Director for Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee. 3 September 2013
Overlapping Tenures (excluding coal and coal seam gas) Discussion Paper LGAQ submission to the MQRA Program Team, Business and Stakeholder Solutions, DNRM. 3 September 2013
Discussion paper: Infrastructure planning and charging framework review LGAQ submission in response to the State Government, sent to Mr Greg Chemello, Deputy-Director General, DSDIP. August 2013
The Queensland Plan - 2013 LGAQ submission Submission sent to The Department of the Premier and the Cabinet. 30 August 2013
Geographic Labour Mobility Submission sent the Productivity Commission, Geographic Labour Mobility. 21 August 2013
Food Business Rating Scheme LGAQ submission sent to Ms Leanne Fulmer of Food Safety Standards and Regulation, Department of Health. 21 August 2013
Native Title Considerations under Modernising Queensland's Resources Act Program LGAQ submission sent to MQRA Program Team, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 16 August 2013
Draft Moving Freight Strategy LGAQ submission sent to the Honourable Scott Emerson, Minister for  12 August 2013
2011-12 Local Government National Report - LGAQ submission Letter to the Honourable Catherine King, Minister Regional Services, Local Communities and Territories. 10 August 2013
State Wage Case 2013 - Matter No. B/2013/30 and Matter No. B/2013/36 Submission to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. July 2013
Ergon Energy's Network Tariff Strategy consultation LGAQ submission sent to Ergon Energy Corporation Ltd. 30 July 2013
Management of Flying-fox roosts - submission LGAQ response to DEHP discussion paper, addressed to Minister Andrew Powell MP. 26 July 2013
Statutory Review of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 - submission LGAQ submission addressed to Mr John Sosso, Director-General of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. 26 July 2013
Liquor Search Fee - submission Letter submission sent to the Hon Jarrod Bleijie MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. 26 July 2013
Environmental Protection (Waste Management) Regulation 2000 - Framework Review and Options - Discussion Paper Letter sent to Waste Policy and Legislation, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. 24 July 2013
Women and Girls Participation in Sports - submission LGAQ submission sent to the Ministerial Advisory Committee. 19 July 2013
Small Scale Alluvial Mining - Discussion Paper Submission sent to MQRA Program Team of the Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 18 July 2013
Economic Development Act 2012 and Special Infrastructure Levies LGAQ submission to the Director General, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 26 June 2013
Sunshine Coast Regional Council's commercial waste rating structure and the Queensland Competition Authority's report - submission Letter sent to the Honourable David Crisafulli MP, Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.  1 July 2013
National Competition Policy - draft Guidelines for Conducting Reviews on Possible Anti-Competive Provisions in Local Laws - submission Correspondence sent to the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience. June 2013
Submission on the Economic Development Act 2012 and Special Infrastructure Levies LGAQ submission to the Director-General, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 26 June 2013
Watercourse Diversions for Resource Activities - submission Letter sent to Ms Rachael Cronin, Executive Director, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 26 June 2013
Draft Infrastructure for Economic Development - submission LGAQ submission to the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 24 June 2013
A new approach to managing flying fox roosts: Discussion paper LGAQ submission to the Flying - Fox Review, Nature Conservation Services (DEHP). 24 June 2013
Petroleum and Gas Safety and Health Fee - Post Implementation Review and Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) - submission This LGAQ submission was sent to Mr Stephan Matheson, Chief Inspector - Petroleum and Gas, Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 20 June 2013
New approach to Social Impact Management in Resource Communities - submission This submission was sent to Mr Jamie Merrick, Deputy Director-General, State Development. 19 June 2013
State Planning Policy: Draft for consultation - submission Sent to the Honourable Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 12 June 2013
Arts and Culture Policy - LGAQ Briefing Note Letter sent to Minister Walker, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and Arts. 12 June 2013
Generic Terms of Reference and Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines - draft consultation LGAQ submission sent to the Office of the Coordinator General. 11 June 2013
Review of the Protected Plants Legislative Framework under the Nature Conservation Act 1992: Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement LGAQ submission to the Department of Heritage Protection. 3 April 2013
Queensland's Water Sector: A 30 Year Strategy Submission to the Department of Energy and Water Supply March 2013 
Review of Long Distance Passenger Services Submission to the Department of Transport and Main Roads. 22 March 2013
Workers Compensation Scheme LGAQ submission to the Finance ad Administration Committee. 19 March 2013
Indexation of Penalty Units Submission sent to the Honourable David Crisafulli MP, Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience. 12 March 2013
Compulsory Registration of Underground Assets and Notification of Excavation Works LGAQ submission sent to Paul Newman, State Manager for Dial Before You Dig Queensland. 11 March 2013
Re-visioning the Queensland Youth Sector: Principles to inform the Queensland Government's Youth Strategy and Review Process LGAQ submission sent to the Honourable Tracy Davis MP, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services. 4 March 2013
Modernising Queensland's Resource Tenure Legislation Submission sent to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Director-General. 1 March 2013
Electoral Reform in Queensland - Discussion paper LGAQ submission to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. 1 March 2013
Consultation on proposed amendments to Sustainable Planning Act 2009 statutory exemption and compensation provisions in relation to natural hazard management LGAQ submission to the Planning Group, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 28 February 2013
Improving the Impact of Financial Assistance Grants on Local Government Sustainability LGAQ submission sent to the Commonwealth Grants Commission, Braddon, ACT. 27 February 2013
Draft Small Scale Mining LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 20 February 2013
draft Social Impact Assessment Guideline LGAQ submission set to the Coordinator-General. 19 February 2013
Walking, Riding and Access to Public Transport Draft Report for Discussion - October 2012 LGAQ Submission 31 January 2013
Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 Sent to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Parliament House, Canberra. 31 January 2013
Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 - Future Reform of the Native Title Process Submission to the House of Representatives. 30 January 2013
Queensland 30 Year Electricity Strategy - Directions Paper Submission sent to the Department of Energy and Water Supply. 29 January 2013
Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 Submission sent to the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee. 28 January 2013
Senate Inquiry into Recent Trends in and Preparedness to Extreme Weather Events LGAQ submission to the Senate Standing Committee. 18 January 2013

2012

LGAQ Document

Description

 Date

2012

Home Ownership Proposals Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Councils LGAQ Submission to the Minister for Housing and Public Works and the Department of Housing and Public Works. 20 December 2012
Government Stores in Aboriginal Communities LGAQ submission to the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs. 18 December 2012
Waste Reduction and Recycling Bill 2012 LGAQ submission to the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee. 17 December 2012
Response to Uranium Mining Implementation Committee LGAQ submission 17 December 2012
Great Barrier Reef Ports Strategy 2012-2022 - submission LGAQ submission to Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. 14 December 2012
Housing and Other Legislation Amendments Bill 2012 - submission LGAQ submission to Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee, Queensland Parliament House. 7 December 2012
Proposed State Interest - Part 1 of the State Planning Policy LGAQ submission- Targeted Consultation. 30 November 2012
Queensland Draft Drive Tourism Strategy LGAQ submission to the Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games. 27 November 2012
Population Revision Proposals re 2006-11 Intercensal Population LGAQ submission sent to the Australia Bureau of Statistics. 26 November 2012
draft Coastal Protection SPRP LGAQ response sent to draft Coastal Protection State Planning Regulatory Provision Planning Group. 19 November 2012
South East Queensland Water (Restructuring) and Other Legislation Amendments Bill 2012 Submission was sent to the Finance and Administration Committee. 9 November 2012
Economic Development Bill 2012 Sent to the State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee. 9 November 2012
Annual Review Sent to the Local Government Discipline and Remuneration Tribunal November 2012
Review of Environmentally Relevant Activities - Draft Regulatory Assessment Statement LGAQ submission to the Greentape Reduction Project, Reform and Innovation Division. 30 October 2012
Red Tape Reduction Proposal for Liquor and Gaming Discussion Paper Sent to the Principal Policy and Research Officer of the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing. 26 October 2012
Development of Natural Settlement Framework Sent to Mr Garry Page, Executive Director of Multicultural Affairs Queensland. 26 October 2012
Rural Fire Service Review Sent to Mr Ted Malone MP, Chair - Rural Fire Service Review - Member of Parliament. 26 October 2012
Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 - Proposed Reform of Historical Extinguishment Provisions Sent to the Attorney General's Department, Central Office, BARTON ACT 2600. 18 October 2012
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Bill 2012 LGAQ submission 12 October 2012
Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 Submission to Ms Kate Guckin, The Research Director of Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee, Parliament House 4 October 2012
Inquiry into the Operation of Queensland's Workers' Compensation Scheme LGAQ submission to the Finance and Administration Committee of the Queensland Parliament. October 2012
Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 Amendment Flying Foxes LGAQ submission 27 September 2012
Mosquito Management Code of Practice LGAQ submission made to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Mr Andrew Chesterman. 26 September 2012
Land Protection (Flying Fox control) Amendment Bill 2012 Attachment 1 of LGAQ submission, received from Gold Coast City Council. 25 September 2012

Inquiry into the Operation and Performance of the Queensland Building Services Authority 

 

 

LGAQ submission

Preferred model for Building Regulation in Qld - Attach 1

Improving building certification in Qld - Attach 2

Response to improving building certification in Qld, Discussion Paper dated August 2011 - Attach 3
 
21 September 2012
draft Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 3.5 for Construction of Buildings in Flood Hazards Areas LGAQ submission 7 September 2012
Initial Comments on Measuring and Reducing the Burden of Regulation paper Sent to Office of Best Practice Regulation from the Queensland Competition Authority. 31 August 2012
Holiday and Other Amendment Bill LGAQ sent to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee 30 August 2012
Review of Land Valuation Act 2010 - Concession Provisions LGAQ submission to the Minister for Local Government and Director General of the Department of Local Government. 24 August 2012
Native Title Respondent Funding Scheme LGAQ submission sent to the Honourable Nicola Roxon MP, Attorney-General, Australian Parliament 23 August 2012
Caring for our Country - An outline for the future 2013-2018 LGAQ submission 15 August 2012
Application for a Declaration of General Ruling and Statement of Policy LGAQ sent to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission State Wage Case 2012. August 2012
Submission to the Queensland Commission of Audit LGAQ submission August 2012
draft Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 1.4 - Building over or near sewers, stormwater drains and water mains Sent Building Codes Queensland July 2012
LGAQ Red Tape Reduction Taskforce Final submission 30 July 2012
Guidelines for the Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme LGAQ submission 23 July 2012
Review of Environmentally Relevant Activities - Environmental Protection Act 1994 LGAQ submission 23 July 2012
2012 Quadrennial Election Experiences Sent to the Hon. David Crisafulli MP, Minister for Local Government. 20 July 2012
Effects of the Carbon Price on Queensland Councils LGAQ submission to the Carbon Tax Implications Summary Analysis. 29 May 2012
Draft National Wildlife Corridors Plan LGAQ Submission 20 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Industrial Relations for Local Government Sent to the Hon. Jarrod Bleijie, Attorney General and Minister for Justice, and the Hon. Glen Elmes MP, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Councils and the Workforce Sent to the Hon. David Crisafulli MP, Minister for Local Government. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Urban Water Services Sent to the Hon. Mark McArdle MP, Minister for Energy and Water Supply. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme Sent to the Hon. Scott Emerson, Minister for Transport and Main Roads. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Queensland's Regional Development Framework Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier, and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Continuation of Council-Led Queensland Water Regional Alliance Program (Q-WRAP) Sent to the Hon. Mark McArdle MP, Minister for Energy and Water Supply. 3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Proposed Intergovernment Framework to Manage Resource Industry Impacts Sent to the Hon. Andrew Cripps MP,  Minister for Natural Resources and Mines.  3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Policy for Infrastructure External to State Government Sites and Non-State Schools Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Inclusion and Support of Councils in Resource Community Planning Sent to the Hon. Andrew Cripps MP, Minister for Natural Resources and Mines. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Stock Route Network Management Sent to the Hon. John McVeigh MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - State Land Pest Management Sent to the Hon. John McVeigh MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Review of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning. 3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Repeal of Sustainable Planning Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2012 Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning.  3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Final Report & Recommendations Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning.  3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Mandatory Development Assessment Boards and the Urban Land Development Authority Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning. 3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Infrastructure Charges Reforms Sent to the Hon. Jeff Seeney MP, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister, Infrastructure and Planning.  3 April 2012 
LGAQ Briefing Note - Biodiversity Bill 2011 Sent to the Hon. John McVeigh MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Biodiversity Strategy Sent to the Hon. Andrew Powell MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Healthy Communities/Workplaces Sent to the Hon. Lawrence Springborg MP, Minister for Health. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Review of the Local Government Act 2009 Sent to the Hon. David Crisafullli MP, Minister for Local Government. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Empowering Queensland Local Government Sent to the Hon. Campbell Newman MP, Premier, and to the Hon David Crisafulli MP Minister for Local Government. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 and Industry Waste Levy Sent to the Hon. Andrew Powell MP, Minister for Environmental and Heritage Protection. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Expansion of the Local Area Multicultural Partnership (LAMP) Program Sent to the Hon. Glen Elmes MP, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Local Government's compliance with the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 Sent to the Hon. Tracy Davis MP, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Council Compliance Sent to the Hon. David Crisafulli MP, Minister for Local Government. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Youth Policy Sent to the Hon. Tracy Davis MP, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services. 3 April 2012
LGAQ Briefing Note - Arts and Culture Policy Sent to the Hon. Ros Bates MP Minister for Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts. 3 April 2012
Cost-Benefit and Impact Analysis for Queensland from the Packaging Impacts RIS Options AEC group and LGAQ March 2012
Access and Equity Inquiry Secretariat - submission LGAQ submission to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. 22 February 2012
State Land Pest Management Framework LGAQ submission 1 February 2012

2011

LGAQ Document

Description

 Date

2011
2011 Policy Executive Report to Annual Conference LGAQ Policy Executive Report 2011
Environmental Protection (Greentape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 LGAQ submission to Environment, Agriculture, Resources and Energy Committee. 19 December 2011
Queensland Coastal Councils Climate Change Adaptation Activities Survey Outcomes LGAQ draft report - submission 16 December 2011
Parliamentary Committee Review Into the Biosecurity Bill 2011 LGAQ submission 16 December 2011
Productivity Commission Public Inquiry into Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation LGAQ submission 16 December 2011
Submission particular to the proposed amendments to the Urban Land Development Authority Act 2007 Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011. 25 November 2011
Stock Route Network Bill LGAQ submission for the Parliamentary Committee Hearing. 16 November 2011
Response to Building Codes Queensland particularly related to Plumbing Red-tape Reduction LGAQ submission 11 November 2011
Response to Draft State Planning Policy - Strategic Cropping Land LGAQ submission November 2011
Strategic Cropping Land Bill 2011 Written submission to the Environment, Agriculture, Resources and Energy Committee. 4 November 2011
Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition for Local Government LGAQ submission 1 November 2011
Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry Requests for submission - Flood Mapping. November 2011
Stock Route Network Management Bill 2011 Letter sent to Transport, Local Government and Infrastrcuture Committee, Parliament House. 21 October 2011
Product Stewardship (Television and Computer) Regulations Submission to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. 10 October 2011
Inquiry into the use of Fly-In, Fly-Out (FIFO) Workforce practices in Regional Australia Submission to the Australian Government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia. 7 October 2011
Productivity Commission Review: Business Regulation Benchmarking: Role of Local Government LGAQ submission October 2011
National Cultural Policy Discussion Paper October 2011
QCP Guideline for Preparing Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategies 2011 LGAQ Comments sent to the DERM.  30 September 2011
Regional Development Australia Fund Review LGAQ submission to the RDAF Review 23 September 2011
Waste Reduction and Recycling Regulation 2011 Submission to the Department of Environment and Resource Management. 26 September 2011
Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 Submission sent to the Research Director of Health and Disabilities Committee, Parliament House. 26 September 2011
Waste Reduction and Recycling Bill 2011 Sent to Environment, Agriculture, Resources and Energy Committee, Parliament House. 1 September 2011
Queensland Flood Commission of Inquiry LGAQ Supplementary Submission September 2011
Biosecurity Bill 2011 Exposure Draft LGAQ submission 29 August 2011
ALGA Carbon Price Legislation - Part 1 and Part 2 Letter sent to Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency. 22 August 2011
Revised Feral Deer Management Strategy - submission Sent to Biosecurity Queensland, DEEDI 29 June 2011
Policy Executive Meeting Minutes June 2011
Stock Route Network Management Bill LGAQ sent to DERM Stock Route Management 5 May 2011
Inquiry into Emergency Communication LGAQ submission sent to the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications. 21 April 2011
Building Nature's Resilience - Draft Biodiversity Strategy for QLD This LGAQ submission was sent to the Biodiversity Integration Unit - Department of Environment and Resource Mangement. 8 April 2011
COAG Road Reform Plan - submission  LGAQ April 2011
Flood Preparedness Issues - supplementary submission Submission made to the Queensland Flood Commission of Inquiry. 7 April 2011
Development and Building Pipeline - Discussion Paper Queensland Government March 2011
Development and Building Pipeline - Gantt Chart Queensland Government March 2011
Performance Benchmarking of Australian Business Regulation: Planning, Zoning and Development Assessment LGAQ submission sent to the Productivity Commission. March 2011
Letter re 2009-10 QLD Local Government Report  This was sent to the Hon. Simon Crean MP. 25 March 2011
Letter re Review of Auditor-General's Report - Remote Council Issues This letter was sent to Mr Wayne Wendt MP, Chair of the QLD Public Accounts and Public Works Committee Inquiry. 31 March 2011
Letter re Exposure Draft - Division 81 This was sent to The General Manager of the Indirect Tax Division. 17 February 2011
Submission to the Senate Committee re Flood Bill This was sent to the Committee Secretary of the Senate Standing Committees on Economics. 10 March 2011
Review of the Local Government Statutes Sent to the Local Government Legislative Reform. 24 March 2011
Submission on Design of the Carbon Farming Initiative This was sent to the Federal Government. 1 February 2011
Flood Preparedness Issues First submission sent to The Queensland Flood Commission of Inquiry. 11 March  2011
Exposure Draft of Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 Submission from LGAQ sent to Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy. 22 February 2011
Exposure Draft of Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 - response Response from Senator Conroy to Greg Hoffman PSM, LGAQ. 28 February 2011
Integrity Act 2009 - Regulation of Lobbying Activities - letter Sent to the Queensland Integrity Commissioner. 10 March 2011
 
Draft Waste Legislation - submission and letter
 
Sent to the Department of Environment and Resource Management and to the Hon. Kate Jones MP, Minister for Environment and Resource. March 2011

2010

LGAQ Document

Description

 Date

2010
Infrastructure Charges Taskforce Report 2010 LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Infrastructure and Planning, Infrastructure Charges Taskforce Chairman, Mr Paul Low. 9 December 2010
Public Library Review Methodology LGAQ submission sent to the State Library of Queensland. 26 November 2010
Urban Water Sector - submission Sent to the Productivity Commission. 4 November 2010
Draft 10-Year Plan for Supporting Queenslanders with a Disability LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Communities. 22 October 2010
WOLA Bill 2010 LGAQ submission sent to The Water Legislation Team, Department of Environment and Resource Management.  13 October 2010
 
Protecting Queensland's Cropping Land - A Strategic Framework LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Environment and Resource Management. 30 September 2010
Jury Selection in Queensland LGAQ submission sent to the Queensland Law Reform Commission. 22 September 2010
Performance Benchmarking of Australian Business Regulation: Planning, Zoning and Development Assessments LGAQ submission sent to the Productivity Commission. 27 August 2010
Draft Queensland Waste Strategy 2010-2020 LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Environment and Resource Management. 13 August 2010
A New Local Government Electoral Act: Review of the Local Government Electoral System (excluding BCC) LGAQ submission sent to the Law, Safety and Justice Committee. 30 July 2010
Proposed End-of-Trip Facilities Code LGAQ submission sent to Building Codes Queensland and the Department of Transport and Main Roads. 28 July 2010
Draft Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. 9 July 2010
Draft Regulation on Finance, Plans and Reporting - submission In reference to the Local Government Act 2009.  This was sent to the Local Government Legislation Review team at the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. 25 May 2010
Draft Regulation on Operations - submission In reference to the Local Government Act 2009.  This was sent to the Local Government Legislation Review team at the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. 25 May 2010

Inquiry into Developing Queensland's Rural and Regional Communities through Grey Nomad Tourism

LGAQ submission sent to the Economic Development Committee addressing also, the digital television switchover issues. 21 May 2010
Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement: Used Packaging Materials LGAQ submission sent to the Environment Protection and Heritage Council. 18 May 2010
Social Impact Management Plan Draft Guidelines LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. 14 May 2010
Strategic Cropping Land LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. 12 March 2010
Premier's Growth Summit LGAQ submission sent to the State Government. 10 March 2010
Inquiry into Alcohol Related Violence Report LGAQ submission sent to the Law, Safety and Justice Committee. 3 May 2010

Pest Animal Barrier Fences Governance Options

LGAQ submission sent to the Minister of Primary Industries and Fisheries and Rural and Regional Queensland.  2 March 2010
Queensland Timber Plantation 2020 Strategy - growing the future of Queensland timber plantations LGAQ submission sent to the Minister of Primary Industries and Fisheries and Rural and Regional Queensland. 2 March 2010
Local Government Act Draft Regulation on Operations LGAQ submission sent to the Local Government Legislation Review team. 26 February 2010
Draft Regulation for Finance, Plans and Reporting - submission In reference to the Local Government Act 2009. 22 January 2010
Review of Off-Road Motorbike Noise Report LGAQ submission sent to the Crime and Misconduct Commission. 26 November 2009
Methodology Review Discussion Paper - submission QLD Local Government Grant Commission. 20 November 2009
Annual Report on the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 - submission Federal Government. October 2009
Integrity and Accountability in Queensland This LGAQ submission was sent to the Queensland State Government. 11 September 2009
Inquiry into identifying world's best practice by Governments to effectively stimulate employment opportunities in Queensland LGAQ submission sent to the Queensland Parliament Economic Development Committee. 17 September 2009
Draft Business Enterprises and Business Activities Regulation - submission In reference to the Local Government Act 2009. 9 September 2009
Review of Sport and Recreation Funding Programs - submission   7 September 2009
Sustainable Planinng Bill 2009 LGAQ submission sent to the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. 30 July 2009
Possible Housing and Infrastructure Native Title Amendment This submission was sent to Ms Caroline Edwards, Manager of Land Reform Branch, FaHCSIA. 7 September 2009

 

 

 

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