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MIL-OSI Australia: Be Best in Show with Ekka showbag safety

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Be Best in Show with Ekka showbag safety

Source: Government of Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath says the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is making sure showbag safety is up to scratch in the lead-up to the Ekka.Ekka items also under the spotlight including sunglasses, cosmetics, temporary tattoos and toys and novelties containing button batteries.“We know what an exciting time […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 650 Queensland community groups to share in $13.7 million of funding

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, Crude, English, Exploration, Gambling policy, Gas, Government of Queensland, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 650 Queensland community groups to share in $13.7 million of funding

Source: Government of Queensland More than 650 community groups in Queensland will benefit from $13.7 million worth of grants as part of Round 96 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, announced today.Applications are now open for the next round.Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said the state’s largest one-off grants program provided vital injections […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New website helps Queenslanders easily access gambling help

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Gambling policy, Government of Queensland, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New website helps Queenslanders easily access gambling help

Source: Government of Queensland A new website designed to minimise the impact of gambling on Queenslanders has been launched today as part of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.The website – gamblinghelpqld.org.au – is a Queensland-specific online resource featuring tools and information about counselling services for problem gamblers and people who are adversely affected by gambling, as […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Civil and workplace surveillance laws to be examined

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Environment, Government of Queensland, Health, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Technology, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Civil and workplace surveillance laws to be examined

Source: Government of Queensland The Queensland Law Reform Commission (QLRC) will examine the need to strengthen legislation around the use of surveillance devices and technologies in both the civil and workplace environments, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath announced today.The move follows the recent release of the Palaszczuk Government’s Drones Strategy.“Each and every day […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Mongrel Mob to be outlawed in Queensland

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crime, English, Gaming, Government of Queensland, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Queensland, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Mongrel Mob to be outlawed in Queensland

Source: Government of Queensland A gang originally founded in New Zealand, Mongrel Mob, will be declared an ‘identified organisation’, as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to strike-out organised crime in Queensland.Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said the declaration, to be approved by Governor in Council today, targeted a gang widely described as […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New service helps victims of sexual assault

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New service helps victims of sexual assault

Source: Government of Queensland  Sexual assault victims can access free legal help to protect their private counselling sessions from becoming public in court proceedings, after Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today officially launched “Counselling Notes Protect”.The service is run by Legal Aid Queensland in partnership with the Women’s Legal Service and offers free […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New laws to ensure right to safe terminations

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, English, Government of Queensland, Health, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier and Minister for Trade, Queensland, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New laws to ensure right to safe terminations

Source: Government of Queensland Queensland women will be ensured reasonable and safe access to the termination of pregnancies and health practitioners will receive clarity around termination law under new legislation to be introduced to Parliament.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk welcomed the Queensland Law Reform Commission’s (QLRC) report into Queensland’s current laws relating to termination of pregnancy.“This is […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Statement from Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, Health, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Statement from Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath

Source: Government of Queensland I am pleased the Federal Government committed funding to boost the Women’s Legal Service (WLS) in Caboolture today, albeit only for one year.However, as my fellow counterparts and I made it clear at last month’s Council of Attorneys-General, it is unacceptable for the Turnbull Government to refuse to commit to long […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New Faces for Community Grants Committee

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Gambling policy, Government of Queensland, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New Faces for Community Grants Committee

Source: Government of Queensland A new committee has been appointed to provide advice on applications for the state’s largest one-off grants program, which distributes approximately $54 million per year to not-for-profit community groups. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said the incoming Gambling Community Benefit Committee would provide advice on how to distribute Gambling Community […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Bond, Operation Bond

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, English, Government of Queensland, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Bond, Operation Bond

Source: Government of Queensland A joint agency crackdown on real estate agents withholding tenants’ bonds in Queensland has led to investigations against 13 agents, with a further 20 agents targeted for follow up inquiries, in the name of consumer protection.The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) partnered for a joint […]

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