19 November 2018


Cabinet decision summary for the week of 19 November 2018

Cabinet date: Monday, 19 November 2018

Controlled Sports Bill 2018 - Agreement to Introduce

Minute number:  18/120/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Sport and Recreation present the Controlled Sports Bill 2018 in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Response to the ACT Legislative Assembly Resolution of 11 April 2018 - Apollo 11 Mission – 50th Anniversary

Minute number:  18/595/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister assisting the Chief Minister on Advanced Technology and Space Industries present the ACT Government response to the ACT Legislative Assembly Resolution – Apollo 11 Mission – 50th Anniversary in the ACT Legislative Assembly.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement – ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) Review on Patterns of Ambulance Demand and Crewing

Minute number:  18/569/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Police and Emergency Services make a Statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly on the ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) Review on Patterns of Ambulance Demand and Crewing.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Response to Resolution – Energy Efficiency Rating Scheme

Minute number:  18/600/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Building Quality Improvement table the response to the Legislative Assembly Resolution on Energy Efficiency Rating Scheme – Proposed Reviews in the Legislative Assembly. Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Consumer Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 – Agreement to Introduce

Minute number:  18/348/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs and Road Safety (the Minister) present the Consumer Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill).  The Triple Bottom line assessment was considered by Cabinet on 27 September 2018 (18/347 Consumer Protection (Egg Labelling and Fuel Prices) Bill 2018 – policy approval) as part of the policy approval.

Ministerial Statement – ACT Graduated Licensing Scheme Reforms

Minute number:  18/610/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety make a statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly providing an Update on ACT Graduated Licensing Scheme Reforms. Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.


Ministerial Statement – Better Access and Safety for Mt Taylor

Minute number:  18/701/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Roads make a Statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly, in relation to access and safety at Mount Taylor.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Response to Assembly resolution – Plastic Waste Reduction Resolutions

Minute number:  18/702/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for City Services make a Statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly regarding Plastic Waste Reduction in response to an Assembly Resolution of 22 August 2018.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement – ACT Multicultural Framework 2015-2020: Implementation and Outcomes (first Action Plan 2015-2018) – third report

Minute number:  18/458/GBS

Cabinet (Government Business Subcommittee) agreed the Minister for Multicultural Affairs make a Statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly providing an update on 2017-2018 actions and outcomes under the ACT Multicultural Framework 2015-2020.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.


Cabinet date: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Quarterly Report 2018-19 Whole of Government Capital Works Program – period ending 30 September 2018

Minute number:  18/598/BUD

Cabinet agreed the Treasurer table the 2018-19 Whole of Government Capital Works Report year to date – 30 September 2018 in the ACT Legislative Assembly as required under Section 30F of the Financial Management Act 1996.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.


City Precinct Renewal Program

Minute number:  18/453/CAB

Cabinet agreed to the City Precinct Renewal Program.

Child Safety in Schools Amendment Bill – combined pass

Minute number:  18/605/CAB

Cabinet agreed the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development present the Education (Child Safety in Schools Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill).  The Bill makes amendments to the Education Act 2004 and ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act 2010 that will enhance institutional protection of children.


Unexplained Wealth – Intergovernmental Agreement on the National Cooperative Scheme on Unexplained Wealth (the IGA)

Minute number:  18/639/CAB

Cabinet agreed to the Intergovernmental Agreement on the National Cooperative Scheme on Unexplained Wealth (the IGA).  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Human Rights Principles for the Alexander Maconochie Centre

Minute number:  18/482/CAB

Cabinet agreed to publish the Human Rights Principles for the Alexander Maconochie Centre, which reflect the applicable rights enshrined under the Human Rights Act 2004 (ACT), and will be used by the ACT Government and ACT Corrective Services to guide the performance of functions under the Corrections Management Act 2007 (ACT).

Government position on Domestic Animals (Dangerous Dogs) Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Minute number:  18/676/CAB

Cabinet agreed to not support the Private Member’s Bill, Domestic Animals (Dangerous Dogs) Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Implementation of the Secure Local Jobs Code

Minute number:  18/672/CAB

Cabinet agreed to the Secure Local Jobs Code and model contract terms for the Secure Local Jobs Package. Cabinet noted the outcomes of public consultation on the Secure Local Jobs Code and supporting instruments and that the supporting instruments would be made by the Minister for Employment and Workplace Safety. The making of the Code and supporting instruments are key parts of implementation of the Secure Local Jobs Package. A Triple Bottom Line assessment was prepared as part of the Secure Local Jobs Package considered by Cabinet on 30 July 2018 (18/60).

New Canberra Theatre Complex – Options and Demand Analysis

Minute number:  18/409/CAB

Cabinet agreed to the development of a Business Case for a new Canberra Theatre Complex and to the release of funds provisioned for this purpose in the 2018-19 ACT Budget.

Ministerial Statement - Japan Trade Delegation

Minute number:  18/672/CAB

Cabinet agreed the Chief Minister make a Statement in the Legislative Assembly on the Japan Delegation in October 2018.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Ministerial Statement - ACT Active Ageing Framework 2015-2018: Final Update on Progress

Minute number:  18/321/CAB

Cabinet agreed for the Minister for Seniors and Veterans make a Statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly on ACT Active Ageing Framework 2015-2018: Final Update on Progress and table the Progress Report. Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement Annual Report 2018

Minute number:  18/681/CAB

Cabinet agreed the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs make a statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly on the Annual report on implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2015-18.  Under the requirements of the ACT Government Cabinet Handbook, no Triple Bottom Line Assessment was required for this item.

Appointments

Cabinet endorsed the below appointments.

  • Icon Water Limited, Icon Retail Investments Limited and Icon Distribution Investments Limited Board (Minute number 18/667/CAB)
  • Board of Senior Secondary Studies (Minute number 18/467/CAB)
  • Canberra Region Medical Education Council Chair (Minute number 18/615/CAB)
  • Members to the Veterans Advisory Council (Minute number 18/658/CAB)
  • Secure Local Jobs Code Registrar (Minute number 18/652/CAB)
  • ACT Veterinary Surgeons Board (Minute number 18/650/CAB)