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Tuesday 07 May 2019

This afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, for the presentation of three Bills, to which the Governor granted Assent:

Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Amendment Bill 2019

A Bill for an Act to amend the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 and the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Regulation 2016 for particular purposes

Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

A Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Evidence Act 1977 and the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 for particular purposes

Health and Wellbeing Queensland Bill 2019

A Bill for an Act to establish Health and Wellbeing Queensland to improve the health and wellbeing of the Queensland population, and to amend this Act, the Hospital Foundations Act 2018, the Public Service Act 2008 and the State Penalties Enforcement Amendment Act 2017 for particular purposes