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Queensland Plan Act 2014 – 27 October 2014

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The Premier must facilitate the development of a plan to provide a long-term vision for key areas affecting the future growth and prosperity of Queensland. The plan must be developed having regard to the principles stated in schedule 1; and outline the strategic direction for the key areas under the plan; and set targets, and include measures, for the key areas. The plan is tabled for ratification by the Legislative Assembly and once ratified has effect. The Premier must then develop a response to the Queensland Plan that outlines a whole-of-government approach for the State’s contribution to implementing the Queensland Plan.

  • Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 15, 16, Schedule 1

The chief executive of a public authority must ensure the following are consistent with the strategic direction of the government response to the Queensland Plan: the authority’s policies and programs; and the services delivered by the public authority. For the definition of ‘public authority, refer to Schedule 2 of the Act.

  • Sections 4, 10, Schedule 2

A local government must have regard to the Queensland Plan in deciding the following matters for the corporate plan: the strategic direction of the local government; and the performance indicators for measuring the local government’s progress in achieving its vision for the future of the local government area.

  • Section 11

The Queensland Plan Ambassadors Council is established and the council has the following functions: to promote awareness, and advocate for the implementation, of the Queensland Plan within the community, business and industry; and to advise the Premier on matters relating to the implementation of the Queensland Plan.

  • Sections 19, 20, 21
Reason for law

To provide for the development and ratification of a plan, known as the Queensland Plan, that establishes a long-term vision for the future growth and prosperity of Queensland; and reflects the aspirations of the community, business and industry for the future of Queensland. (Section 3)

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The Queensland Plan [Queensland Government]






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