Queenslanders rely on public sector entities and local governments to publish correct and current information about how they deliver public services.
Departments and statutory bodies, including hospital foundations, are required to comply with Queensland Treasury’s Financial Reporting Requirements for Queensland Government Agencies (FRRs).
The Queensland Government plans to spend billions of dollars on infrastructure projects over the coming years, and with Brisbane recently announced as host city for 2032 Olympic Games, further expe
Financial statements are prepared at a point in time, so the relevance of the information they contain reduces the longer it takes for entities to publish them.
First Nations peoples, including children, face considerable disadvantages in health and wellbeing compared to non-First Nations peoples. The life expectancy gap between First Nations peoples and non-First Nations peoples is currently estimated at 7.8 years for males and 6.7 years for females.
Cyber attacks result in significant cost and disruption to the delivery of critical public services. The Australian Cyber Security Centre reported that in 2020–21 there was an increase of 13 per cent in cyber crime reports, with organisations self-reporting a loss of $33 billion.
The demand on the Queensland Police Service continues to increase, with more diversified services placing additional stress on resources. These services include support for COVID-19, mental health, domestic violence, drugs, and incident response.
Domestic violence is a complex and growing problem that reaches every corner of our society.