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Establish an Alcohol and Drug Advisory Committee to the Minister for Health

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Margi O'Connell-Hood
Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies
Suite 4 50 Cleveland Street
GREENSLOPES QLD 4120

Total Signatures - 21

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 7/09/2011

Tabled Date: 7/09/2011

Responded By: Hon Geoff Wilson MP on 7/10/2011

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the Parliamentary Social Development Committee recommendation 4 from their inquiry into addressing cannabis-related harm in Queensland, (Report 10, November 2010) requesting a consultative committee consisting of representatives from relevant government agencies and community sector agencies to have input into developing, monitoring and evaluating Queensland drug policy.

 

Your petitioners therefore request the House to implement the recommendation by establishing an Alcohol and Drug Advisory Committee to the Minister for Health consisting of representatives from relevant government agencies and community sector agencies.