The State Government is seeking applications for the role of Public Interest Monitor.
Police Minister Judy Spence said suitable candidates were being sought to fill the position, which requires an independent person who oversees the use by police of surveillance warrants and covert search warrants.
Queensland's most vulnerable children will benefit from a whole-of-government child protection network that now operates with a single set of policies and procedures, Acting Child Safety Minister Rod Welford said today.
Kens Comment: God help the Australian children if the other states swollow these bloody child stealer lies!
Premier Peter Beattie presented Palm Island Council with a five point plan when Police Minister Judy Spence and Child Safety Minister Mike Reynolds, the Member for Townsville, visited the island today (Sunday).
Premier Peter Beattie is calling on the indigenous leaders of Palm Island, especially the Chair of the Council and the councillors, to show strong leadership in the aftermath of Friday's riot.
Ken's Comment: Perhaps this is a result of so many others dying in watchouses.... and it began for me back when my best friend from state school "committed suicide" in the sixties.
Queensland's Tropical Cyclone Coordination Committee is holding its start of the cyclone season meeting today (Friday 26 November).
The issues raised by the Queensland Liberal Party's proposed amendments to the Industrial Relations Act 1999 regarding child labour work practices are already being investigated, the Minister for Employment, Training and Industrial Relations Tom Barton said today.
Queensland and the United Kingdom today forged stronger ties by singing a blueprint for future partnerships in the mining technology sector, Mines Minister Stephen Robertson said today after the signing of a Statement of Intent between the two governments.
The Minister for Police and Corrective Services, Judy Spence, said Queenslanders convicted of sexual and other serious offences against children will be tracked from January, after the legislation passed State Parliament today.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) today demonstrated its latest technology for undersea navigation and surveillance capability by taking an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) through its paces in Portland, Victoria.