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    Board of the Queensland College of Teachers
    The functions of the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) under the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 are to: Grant registration or permission to teach (PTT) to persons: This includes deciding what is required to satisfy initial and ongoing eligibility for registration and PTT; ensuring approved teachers continue to meet the eligibility requirements; developing or adopting, and applying, professional standards for entry to the teaching profession; Test applicants for registration in relation to literacy, numeracy or science Disciplining approved teachers – receiving and assessing complaints, conducting investigations, and taking appropriate action. Approve preservice teacher education programs Other functions such as undertaking reviews and research relevant to the regulation of the teaching profession; collecting data about approved teachers, promoting the teaching profession to the public Reporting to the Minister about the operation of the QCT.
    Board of Trustees of the Brisbane Girls Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Brisbane Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Ipswich Girls' Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Ipswich Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Rockhampton Girls Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of The Rockhampton Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Toowoomba Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Board of Trustees of the Townsville Grammar School
    The functions of a board are: (a) to supervise, maintain and control the operations of the board’s school; (b) to erect, alter, add to, purchase or sell buildings used or to be used for the board’s school; (c) to effect general improvements to the premises used or to be used for the board’s school; (d) to provide an educational program for the board’s school; (e) to make policies and procedures about— (i) fees and charges payable in relation to students enrolled or to be enrolled at the board’s school; and (ii) the discipline and conduct of students enrolled at the board’s school; and (iii) the management and control of the board’s school; and (iv) the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d); (f) any other function given to the board under this Act or another Act.
    Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Board (Qleave)
    QLeave is a Body Corporate and is empowered under the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 to provide an equitable and efficient system of portable long service leave for workers in the building and construction industry in Queensland. QLeave also gives advice and makes recommendations to the Minister charged with the administration of the Act with regard to issues affecting the provisions of long service leave in the industry and the operations of the Act. QLeave is overseen by a board of directors which ensures QLeave performs its functions in an appropriate effective and efficient manner and provides advice to the Minister.
    Cardiac Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by workers' compensation insurers of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Commissioner of Electrical Safety
    The Commissioner advises the Minister on electrical safety matters and works closely with the Electrical Safety Office, as the agency responsible for delivering electrical safety services in Queensland.
    Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Board
    The Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Industry) Authority is a Body Corporate and is empowered under the Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2020 to provide an equitable and efficient system of portable long service leave for workers in the community services industry in Queensland. The Authority also gives advice and makes recommendations to the Minister charged with the administration of the Act with regard to issues affecting the provisions of long service leave in the industry and the operations of the Act. The Authority is overseen by a board of directors which ensures the Authority performs its functions in an appropriate effective and efficient manner and provides advice to the Minister.
    Composite Medical Assessment Tribunal
    Assesses workers with an injury or injuries who may require assessment by a number of different specialists.
    Construction Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an industry sector standing committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee’s (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority Board
    The Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Industry) Authority is a Body Corporate and is empowered under the Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2005 to provide an equitable and efficient system of portable long service leave for workers in the contract cleaning industry in Queensland. The Authority also gives advice and makes recommendations to the Minister charged with the administration of the Act with regard to issues affecting the provisions of long service leave in the industry and the operations of the Act. The Authority is overseen by a board of directors which ensures the Authority performs its functions in an appropriate effective and efficient manner and provides advice to the Minister.
    Council of Griffith University
    The Council is the university’s governing body. The university's functions are to provide education at university standard; provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; encourage the advancement and development of knowledge, and its application to government, industry, commerce and the community; provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; confer higher education awards; disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university; and to perform other functions given to the university under the Griffith University Act 1998 or another Act.
    Council of James Cook University
    The functions of the university are to provide education at university standard; to provide facilities for, and to encourage, study and research generally and, in particular, in subjects of special importance to the people of the tropics; to provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; to confer higher education awards; to disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; to provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university’s staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; to exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university;; to perform other functions given to the university under the JCU Act or another Act.
    Council of the Central Queensland University
    The university's functions are to provide education at university standard; provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; encourage the advancement and development of knowledge, and its application to government, industry, commerce and the community; provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; confer higher education awards; disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university; and to perform other functions given to the university under the CQU Act 1998 or another Act.
    Council of the Queensland University of Technology
    The functions of the university are to provide education at university standard; to provide facilities for, and to encourage, study and research; to encourage the advancement and development of knowledge, and its application to government, industry, commerce and the community; to provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; to confer higher education awards; to disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; to provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses of the university; to exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university, including, for example, study, research or knowledge, or the practical application of study, research or knowledge, belonging to the university, whether alone or with someone else; to perform other functions given to the university under the Queensland University of Technology Act 1998 or another Act.
    Council of the University of Southern Queensland
    The University's functions are to provide education at university standard; provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; encourage the advancement and development of knowledge and its application to government, industry, commerce and the community; provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; confer higher education awards; disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university; and perform other functions given to the university under the USQ Act 1998 or another Act.
    Council of the University of the Sunshine Coast
    Functions of the University include providing education at university standard; providing facilities for, and encouraging study and research, encouraging the advancement and development of knowledge and its application to government, industry, commerce and the community; providing courses of study or instruction at the levels of achievement the Council considers appropriate; conferring higher education awards; and disseminating knowledge and promoting scholarship; providing facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; exploiting commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university, including, for example, study, research or knowledge, or the practical application of study, research or knowledge, belonging to the university, whether alone or with someone else; and performing other functions given to the university under the USC Act or another Act.
    Dermatology Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Disfigurement Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of an application for compensation by a worker, to the extent that the application relates to prescribed disfigurement, the Tribunal must assess, by personal examination of the worker, whether the disfigurement concerned is sufficiently severe to be prescribed disfigurement; and, if so, the severity of the disfigurement expressed as a percentage.
    Ear, Nose and Throat Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Electrical Equipment Committee
    The Electrical Equipment Committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the board about energy efficiency, and the safety and performance of electrical equipment.
    Electrical Licensing Committee
    The major functions of the Electrical Licensing Committee are to give advice and make recommendations to the Electrical Safety Board about electrical licences and training; to take necessary disciplinary action against holders of electrical licences and against previous holders of electrical contractor licences; and to hear appeals against decisions of the regulator about electrical licences.
    Electrical Safety Board
    The primary function of the Electrical Safety Board is to give advice and make recommendations to the Minister about policies, strategies and legislative arrangements for electrical safety. Key functions of the Board include developing, evaluation and updating a 5-year strategic plan for improving electrical safety; advising the Minister about state, national and international electrical safety issues; and reviewing the appropriateness of legislative provisions of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 and subordinate legislation. A secondary function of the Board is to give advice and make recommendation on matters of energy efficiency and performance of electrical equipment, as requested by Treasury.
    Electrical Safety Education Committee
    The Electrical Safety Education Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Electrical Safety Board about the promotion of electrical safety in workplaces and the broader community.
    General Medical Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of impairment.
    Health and Community Services Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an industry sector standing committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee’s (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Manufacturing Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an industry sector standing committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee’s (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Neurology/Neurosurgical Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Non-State Schools Accreditation Board
    The functions of the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board include to: (a) assess applications for accreditation of non-state schools; (b) accredit non-state schools; (c) assess and decide applications about a non-state school’s governing body’s eligibility for government funding; (d) keep a register of accredited schools; (e) monitor and enforce compliance with the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 (the Act); (f) conduct investigations about contraventions of, or noncompliance with, the Act; (g) examine, and advise the Minister about, the operation of the accreditation and eligibility for government funding schemes under the Act, including, for example, the examining of and reporting on a matter referred to the board by the Minister; and (h) carry out another function given to the Board under the Act or another Act.
    Office of the Regulator under the WHS Act 2011 and the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003
    Functions of the Regulator are listed in section 152 of the WHS Act 2011 including to advise and make recommendations to the Minister and report on the operation and effectiveness of this Act, to monitor and enforce compliance with this Act, to provide advice and information on work health and safety to duty holders under this Act and to the community, and to promote and support education and training on matters relating to work health and safety. Under section 237 of the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 other functions of the Regulator include the workers' compensation scheme, monitor the compliance of insurers with the Act, monitor the performance of insurers under the Act, including the consistent application of the Act, decide applications relating to self-insurance and approve amounts payable under an industrial instrument for the purpose of section 107B.
    Ophthalmology Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Orthopaedic Assessment Tribunal
    On reference to it by a workers' compensation insurer of a claim for compensation by a worker, the Tribunal determines whether the matters alleged in the application constitute an injury and, if so, the nature of the injury; whether an incapacity for work resulting from the injury is total or partial, permanent or temporary; and if it is permanent, the nature and degree of the impairment.
    Persons Affected by Work-Related Fatalities and Serious Incidents Consultative Committee
    The Persons Affected by Work-Related Fatalities and Serious Incidents Consultative Committee was established to provide advice and recommendations to the government about the information and support needs of people impacted by work-related deaths, serious incidents and illness. The Committee also provides a forum where Queenslanders impacted by work-related deaths, serious incidents and illness can connect and share information.
    Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Training Advisory Committee
    Provides advice to the Queensland Government on education and training matters related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.
    Queensland Advisory Committee to the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)
    AMEB provides a program of examinations for music, speech and drama in Australia. AMEB Ltd is a company wholly owned by the signatories to the AMEB Constitution, one from each of the six states. The Minister responsible for Education is the Queensland signatory. Under the AMEB Constitution, each signatory is to establish a state advisory committee. The Queensland AMEB Advisory Committee is responsible for advising the Minister on the conduct of AMEB examinations and on examination policies.
    Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
    Functions of QCAA include to: develop and revise syllabuses and guidelines for Kindergarten to Year 12; accredit syllabuses and guidelines developed externally. support schools and approved education and care providers in implementation of syllabuses, Australian curriculum or kindergarten guidelines; develop and administer tests (e.g. NAPLAN) and report on those tests to the Minister, DG, ISQ and QCEC. develop moderation procedures and arrange moderation of student assessment; manage procedures for student certification and issue certificates of achievement, e.g. the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA). maintain student accounts (records of achievements); develop tertiary entrance procedures and issue tertiary statements; commercially exploit products and services; advise the Minister on its performance; research; register schools to deliver vocational education and training.
    Queensland Racing Integrity Commissioner
    The functions of the Commissioner are detailed under section 17 of the Racing Integrity Act 2016 and include: * to ensure the effective operation of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission and the performance of its functions; and * to manage staff of the commission in accordance with the requirements of the Act and the Public Service Act 2008.
    Racing Queensland Board (formerly the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board)
    The Racing Queensland Board, trading as Racing Queensland, is the statutory control body for thoroughbred, harness and greyhound codes of racing in Queensland with responsibility for the management of those codes. Functions of the board include: * identifying, assessing and developing responses to strategic issues relevant to each code and all the Board's codes of racing; * leading and undertaking negotiations with other entities about strategic issues and agreements that affect each code and all the Board's codes of racing; * identifying priorities for major capital expenditure for each code and all the Board's codes of racing; * developing and implementing plans and strategies for developing, promoting and marketing each code and all the Board's codes of racing; and * working collaboratively with the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission and others to ensure the integrity of the racing industry in Queensland.
    Retail and Wholesale Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an industry sector standing committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee’s (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Rural Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an industry sector standing committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee's (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Section 193A Review Panel
    Section 193A of the Worker's Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) and section 112R of the Worker's Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) allow for the establishment of a panel to review insurer decisions regarding additional lump sum compensation that may be payable to a worker under section 193A of the Act.
    Senate of the University of Queensland
    The University’s functions are to disseminate knowledge and promote scholarship; provide education at university standard; provide facilities for, and encourage, study and research; encourage the advancement and development of knowledge, and its application; provide courses of study or instruction to meet the needs of the community; confer higher education awards; provide facilities and resources for the wellbeing of the university's staff, students and other persons undertaking courses at the university; exploit commercially, for the university's benefit, a facility or resource of the university,; to perform other functions given to the university under the UQ Act or another Act.
    The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award State Award Committee
    The State Award Committee provides strategic guidance for the delivery of the Award in Queensland and promotes the Award through industry and community networks.
    Transport and Storage Industry Sector Standing Committee
    The primary function of an Industry Sector Standing Committee is to give advice and make recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Board (WHS Board) about work health and safety in the industry sector for which the committee is established. The Industry Sector Standing Committee’s (ISSC) function as a key link between the WHS Board, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and industry, i.e. ISSC members provide advice which is representative of their respective area of the industry and stakeholder views.
    Work Health and Safety Board
    The primary function of the Work Health and Safety Board is to give advice and make recommendations to the Minister about policies, strategies, allocation of resources, and legislative arrangements, for work health and safety. Key activities include developing a 5 year strategic plan for improving work health and safety, advising the Minister about state, national and international work health and safety issues, reviewing the appropriateness of provisions of this Act, a regulation or code of practice, considering recommendations made to it by an industry sector standing committee, establishing working parties, considering the most effective and efficient way of applying funds allocated for work health and safety, ensuring industry has been adequately consulted on proposed codes of practice, and promoting work health and safety to industry and the community to encourage a healthy and safe culture at workplaces.
    Work Health and Safety Prosecutor
    The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor conducts and defends proceeding under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) and advise the Regulator on matters relating to the WHS Act.
    WorkCover Queensland Board
    WorkCover Queensland is a statutory body established under the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, and the sole provider of workers' compensation insurance in Queensland (with the exception of self-insurers). WorkCover is overseen by a Board of Directors which is responsible for ensuring WorkCover acts in accordance with its statement of corporate intent, accountable to the Minister for its performance and commercial policy and management.

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