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Community Cabinet

The next Community Cabinet is scheduled for 23 October, 2016 in the Whitsundays.

Community Cabinet gives you a chance to meet with Ministers and Directors-General, through pre-booked meetings known as formal deputations.

You can apply to have a formal deputation below, or complete and return an application form via email or post.

Meeting details

When: Sunday, 23 October 2016
Time: 1pm to 4.30pm
Where: Proserpine State High School, Multi-Purpose Hall, 4 Ruge Street, Proserpine.
Program:

  • Doors open at 1pm
  • Public forum from 1.30pm to 2.15pm
    • Welcome to Country
    • Welcome and introduction by the Premier and Minister for the Arts
    • Question and answer session from the audience
  • Formal deputations from 2.15pm to 4.30pm. An appointment is required.

For the safety of all, it is a condition of entry that all persons undergo screening, including bags.

Book a formal deputation

Community Cabinet gives you a chance to meet with Ministers and Directors-General, through pre-booked meetings known as formal deputations.

You can apply to have a formal deputation below, or complete and return an application form (PDF, 55KB) via email or post.

Please note:

  • All formal deputations are limited to 15 minutes.
  • Individuals and organisations can formally meet with Ministers and Directors-General.
  • Requests must be submitted by 12 noon on Wednesday 12 October 2016.
  • Appointments will be confirmed by telephone or email by 5pm on Wednesday 19 October 2016.

Requester information

Formal deputations can be requested by individuals, groups, organisations or third party representatives. Please provide the details of all attendees, and nominate a primary contact for the booking.

  1. Primary contact
    1. Name
    2. Address
  2. Other attendees
      1. Attendee 1
    1. Are any attendees representing a third party on a professional basis? *
    2. Are you or your company listed on the Register of Lobbyists? *
    3. Have any of the nominated attendees:
      • held office as a Minister of the State of Queensland in the past 2 years, or
      • been Parliamentary Secretary to a Minister of the State of Queensland,
      • a Senior Public Servant, or
      • worked in a Ministerial Office in the past 18 months?
      *
        1. Attendee 1
  3. Topic or issue
    1. Has the topic or issue previously been raised, either through correspondence or previous meetings?*
    2. (If you chose ‘Yes’ above)
  4. Terms and conditions

    The personal information provided will only be used by authorised Queensland Government and Ministerial officers to assess your request, verify your identity and prepare briefings for a formal meeting. It will only be provided to others with your express consent, or we are required or permitted to by law.

  5. *

More information

If you have questions or need information about meeting requests:

Make the most of your formal deputation

Requesting a deputation

Clearly print:

  • your issues on the request form, giving as much detail as possible.
  • the name(s) of everyone who will attend (for name labels).

Attending a formal deputation

  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time.
  • Register at the registration desk at the entrance—collect and wear your name tag.
  • Wait in the waiting area—the marshalling officer will look for you here to take you to meet the minister(s).
  • If possible, appoint 1 person as a spokesperson.
  • It's helpful to prepare dot points about the issues you wish to raise.
  • Outline the actions you seek within the first 5 minutes.
  • Leave additional paperwork with the minister(s) if needed.

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Last updated
14 September 2016

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