The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) will seek to improve outcomes for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders. The Department will be tasked with rising to the challenges of rural and urban Indigenous education and health. It is also responsible for promoting multicultural events, and for protecting the cultural history of our First Peoples.
The Department of Communities and Social Services (DCSS) will seek to enable vulnerable Queenslanders to improve their lives, by providing services that protect at-risk children, families, seniors, and youth. The Department has the additional responsibility of planning for disaster management, and maintaining a reliable response network.
The Department of Health and Disability Services (DHDS) will seek to improve the health equity of Queensland, to ensure Queenslanders live long, healthy and independent lives. The Department will be responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient health system, and emergency response service, that Queenslanders can have confidence in. Additionally, it will be tasked with legislating to provide a continually improving, high quality of life for people with a disability.
The Department of Justice and Attorney General (DJAG) will seek to make Queensland a fairer, safer and more just state through changes to existing legislation and the creation of new laws. The department will respond to the needs and interests of the community, improving frontline policing services, and maintaining a comphrensive incarceration and rehabilition system. Correspondingly, it will have responsibility for reforming laws relating to: the courts; dispute resolution; criminal justice; censorship; individual rights and freedoms; and births, deaths and marriages.
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources (DAENR) will seek to promote resilient, sustainable and profitable primary industries, whilst also being committed to ensuring Queenslanders benefit from the productive, sustainable use of the state’s natural resources – our land, water and minerals. The Department will also seek to manage the health of Queensland's environment, to protect our unique ecosystems, flora and fauna.
The Department of Education and Training (DET) will be tasked with ensuring Queenslanders have access to world-class education and training services, at every stage of their personal and professional development. The Department will be responsible for investigating innovative training and education practices, to provide a competitive and modern skillset to Queensland students.
The Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI) will seek to develop science and ICT policy across the Queensland government, and to focus on innovation as a key economic driver. Through building strong relationships with key innovation and ICT industry stakeholders, the Department will also seek to improve government service delivery and to benefit consumers by providing government support for innovative business practices.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) will seek to deliver a safe, efficient and reliable road network for Queensland, with continually growing capacity. The Department will also be responsible for providing attractive public and active transport options, to ensure Queenslanders have a variety of transit options.