Terms of Reference

Consultation has concluded

The Terms of Reference established for the Taskforce were:

To commence Wednesday, 27 March 2019 for a period of 3 months.

The Taskforce composition

The Taskforce will be:

  • led by an independent Special Investigator
  • staffed by officers from the Queensland Police Service, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
  • able to draw upon necessary skills and expertise particularly in the areas of prosecution, building contract law and civil law.

The Taskforce will report to the Minister for Housing and Public Works and will be established within the Department of Housing and Public Works.

Scope

The Taskforce will:

  1. invite and investigate matters and complaints provided through confidential submissions (in person and/or in writing) in relation to allegations of fraudulent behaviour relating to building subcontractor non-payment;
  2. where the material discloses evidence of possible breaches of legislation, refer that material to the relevant prosecuting authority;
  3. consider if there are sufficient and appropriate investigative and supervisory powers to deal with the conduct disclosed in the matters reviewed; and
  4. provide recommendations to the Government by 30 June 2019.

The Terms of Reference established for the Taskforce were:

To commence Wednesday, 27 March 2019 for a period of 3 months.

The Taskforce composition

The Taskforce will be:

  • led by an independent Special Investigator
  • staffed by officers from the Queensland Police Service, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
  • able to draw upon necessary skills and expertise particularly in the areas of prosecution, building contract law and civil law.

The Taskforce will report to the Minister for Housing and Public Works and will be established within the Department of Housing and Public Works.

Scope

The Taskforce will:

  1. invite and investigate matters and complaints provided through confidential submissions (in person and/or in writing) in relation to allegations of fraudulent behaviour relating to building subcontractor non-payment;
  2. where the material discloses evidence of possible breaches of legislation, refer that material to the relevant prosecuting authority;
  3. consider if there are sufficient and appropriate investigative and supervisory powers to deal with the conduct disclosed in the matters reviewed; and
  4. provide recommendations to the Government by 30 June 2019.