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Agency ID8622
TitleDepartment of Employment, Training and Industrial Relations
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 29/6/1998
End Date 22/2/2001
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for employment and industrial relations, and vocational eduation

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
11626Vocational Education, Training and Employment Commission 29/6/1998 31/12/2000
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 29 June 1998, Vol. CCXVIII No.76, pp. 1081 - 1082
Queensland Government Directory 1999, pp. 116-133
Queensland Government Gazette 2000, Vol CCCXXIV, No 74A, pp 1128A-1128C
Queensland Government Gazette2001, Vol CCCXXVI, No 39, p 699-751
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Agricultural Colleges Act 1994
Anzac Day Act 1995
Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991
Holidays Act 1983
Industrial Organisations Act 1997
Industrial Relations (Protection from Invalidities) Act 1991
Pastoral Workers' Accomodation Act 1980
Private Employment Agencies Act 1983
Trading (Allowable Hours) Act 1990
Vocational Education and Training (Industry Placement) Act 1992
Vocational Education, Trading and Employment Act 1991
WorkCover Queensland Act 1996
Workers' Accommodation Act 1952
Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995
Workplace Relations Act 1997
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From 29 June 1998 the Department of Training and Industrial Relations was renamed the Department of Employment,Training and Industrial Relations.

Employment policies and programs
Industrial relations
Public sector management policy (reserved matters only)
Public sector remuneration matters and wages policy (excluding Senior Executive Service and Senoir Officer arrangements)
Workers' compensation
Workplace health and safety
Vocational education and training (including technical and further education].

On 3 August 2000, the Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No 2) 2000 declared that the part of the Office of the Public Service Commissioner known as:
- Workforce Practices, and
- Public service training implementation
be amalgamated with the Department of Employment, Training and Industrial Relations and declared to be part of the Department.

Functions were carried out by the Divisions of Training, Workplace Health and Safety, and Industrial Relations, and by TAFE Queensland, and Workcover Queensland.

From 22 Feb 2001, the Department was renamed the Department of Employment and Training, and a new Department of Industrial Relations was established.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID8622, Department of Employment, Training and Industrial Relations
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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