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Electrical safety

[+] 2012-05-31

Winter comforts need attention to safety *

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie is urging Queenslanders to check electric blankets, heaters and hot water bottles ahead of the coming winter months. Read more

[+] 2012-02-03

Electrical generators can pose a threat in floods

Residents, workers and volunteers are urged to be super vigilant when using generators following floods. Read more

Industrial relations

[+] 2012-05-17

Amendments to IR Act improve outcomes for public sector *

The Newman Government has today announced The Industrial Relations Act 1999 will be amended to improve outcomes from public sector enterprise bargaining negotiations. Read more

Justice services

[+] 2012-08-10

Attorney-General will challenge QCAT decisions *

 Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Jarrod Bleijie has today announced he will attempt to overturn two recent decisions of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). Read more

[+] 2012-05-15

Attorney-General walks for justice *

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Jarrod Bleijie has shown his support for Law Week this morning joining more than 600 members of the legal community in the Walk for Justice. Read more

[+] 2012-04-26

Appointment to the Queensland Court of Appeal *

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie MP is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Robert (Bob) Gotterson QC as a justice of the Queensland Court of Appeal. Read more

[+] 2012-02-27

Public Advocate

Planning to co-locate the Office of the Public Advocate with other independent statutory bodies including the Office of the Queensland Ombudsman is well advanced according to a spokesperson for the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. Read more

[+] 2012-02-21

Applications now open for funding of up to $100 000 for victims of crime services

Victim Assist Queensland invites non-government, not-for-profit organisations to apply for up to $100 000 (GST exclusive) of funding. Read more

[+] 2012-01-23

Public feedback for retail lease legislation review closing soon

Time is running out for Queenslanders to have their say on the effectiveness of retail shop lease legislation. Read more

Office of the Adult Guardian

Workplace health and safety

[+] 2012-04-27

Queensland industry leading Australia in safe work initiatives *

Two Queensland companies have won major national awards for their innovative efforts in developing safe working environments. Read more

[+] 2012-02-08

Take care during flood clean-up *

Workers and residents cleaning up after flooding in south-west Queensland have been urged to take precautions and ensure they put their safety first. Read more

[+] 2012-01-01

A new era in work health and safety *

Today marks a new era in workplace health and safety with Queensland businesses operating under national model work health and safety laws for the first time. Read more

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5 December 2011
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5 November 2015
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