Harper Review information sessions29 April 2016
The final report of the Harper Review of competition policy, published in March 2015, made 56 recommendations across the key areas of competition policy, legislation and institutions. The implementation of a number of those recommendations directly affects procurement procedures and policy across Queensland Government agencies.
Barbaro amendment has been passed20 April 2016
In February, 2014, the High Court ruled in Barbaro & Zirilli v the Queen  HCA 2 that prosecutors were not permitted to make submissions on sentence in relation to the range of penalty properly available to sentencing Courts.
Crown Law advice acknowledged by DEWS Director-General15 April 2016
Recently, the Director-General of the Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS), Mr Paul Simshauser, presented specialised technical training in computer modelling and forecasting for energy prices as a fundraising event for Windana Support Centre Inc.
Cape York lands returned to traditional owners after 22 years of negotiations12 April 2016
More than 54,000 hectares of land north-west of Cooktown was returned to its traditional Aboriginal owners at a ceremony in Hopevale on Wednesday 6 April 2016.
New Mental Health Act 201611 March 2016
The Mental Health Act 2016 was passed in the Queensland Parliament on 18 February 2016.