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4 Executive Government

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Factsheet 4.1 - The Principles of Cabinet

The Role Of Cabinet. The current Constitution of Queensland Act 2001 provides for a Cabinet consisting of the Premier and a number of other Ministers, to a maximum total of 19 Ministers.

Suitable for: Secondary

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Factsheet 4.1 - The Principles of Cabinet

Includes information and commentary by Honorary Research Fellow Dr Paul Reynolds. The Role Of Cabinet The Constitution of Queensland Act 2001 provides for a Cabinet consisting of the Premier and a number of other Ministers, to a maximum total of 19 Ministers.

Suitable for: Tertiary

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Factsheet 4.2 - Governor In Council and Executive Council in Queensland

The term ‘Governor in Council’ means ‘the Governor acting with the advice of the Executive Council’. The combination of the Governor and the Executive Councillors gives legal authority to actions to be taken or actions or decisions made under Acts of Parliament or the Constitution itself.

Suitable for: Tertiary

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Factsheet 4.3 - The Premier of Queensland

The Role of the Premier. Following a general election, the Premier, who is the elected leader of the party or coalition of arties holding a majority in the Legislative Assembly, is commissioned by the Governor to form a government.

Suitable for: Primary , Secondary

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Factsheet 4.3 - The Premier of Queensland

Includes information and commentary by Honorary Research Fellow Dr Paul Reynolds. The Role of the Premier Following a general election, the Premier, who is the elected leader of the party or coalition of parties holding a majority in the Legislative
Assembly, is commissioned by the Governor to form a Government.

Suitable for: Tertiary

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Factsheet 4.4 - Palaszczuk Government Ministry

Suitable for: Primary , Secondary , Tertiary

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Factsheet 4.5 - Queensland’s Public Sector

Queensland’s public sector comprises nineteen ministerial departments,statutory agencies and various government owned enterprises. Within this sector, the term “public service” refers to those employees who are covered by the Public Service Act 1996.

Suitable for: Secondary , Tertiary