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Our disclosure log provides details of non-personal information released under Right to Information Act 2009 that is considered to be of significant interest to the wider public. The disclosure log below provides links to the released documents that are available to the public.

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2014 disclosure log

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Date Reference and applicant Others seeking to benefit / use Information requested Details of decision / released documents
22 October 2014 482 N/A Submission by Ernst & Young on behalf of the Queensland Government pertaining to the changes in a Novated Lease arrangement under the Machinery of Government and how the change of name of a government department would affect their FBT arrangements. The change would affect leases entered into prior to 10 May 2011. Application currently being processed.
20 October 2014 481 N/A Documents relevant to a duty assessment issued to a company. Application currently being processed.
14 October 2014 478 N/A Assessments and/or evaluations and/or reports and/or forecasts since January 1, 2014 on the future of the coal industry in Queensland, with particular respect to the revenues expected to be generated for the Queensland government, the change in employment, and the international demand for coal. Application currently being processed.
14 October 2014 477 N/A

Assessments and/or evaluations and/or reports and/or analysis created since Jan 1, 2014, regarding the outlook for:
(a) the Queensland residential housing market and dwelling prices
(b) barriers to greater affordability (such as supply constraints)

Application currently being processed.
9 October 2014 474 N/A

The government announced a plan on 7 October 2014 to lease the following assets for 50 years (with an option to extend for 49 years): the Ports of Gladstone and Townsville (with the Mt Isa Rail line); commercial water pipelines of SunWater; electricity generators Stanwell Corporation and CS Energy Ltd; and, electricity transmission and distribution companies Energex, Ergon and Powerlink.
The applicant requests documents showing:
(i) what the revenue to the government would be if the government did not go through with above leasing plan
(ii) A cost-benefit analysis of the leasing plan
(iii) In the absence of a cost-benefit analysis, whether there was a recommendation to do a cost-benefit analysis and the reasons that recommendation was not followed.

Application currently being processed.
9 October 2014 473 N/A

Documents created in the last 2 years regarding the disposal of computers and furniture belonging to the government with respect to:
(i) the cost of preparing those assets for sale
(ii) the monies received from their disposal
(iii) analysis, evaluation, assessment or advice on the value for money achieved.

Application currently being processed.
9 October 2014 472 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application currently being processed.
8 October 2014 471 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application currently being processed.
8 October 2014 470 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application currently being processed.
8 October 2014 469 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application currently being processed.
8 October 2014 468 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application currently being processed.
8 October 2014 467 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application currently being processed.
19 September 2014 463 N/A Documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
15 September 2014 462 N/A Transfer documents previously lodged with Office of State Revenue. Application currently being processed.
2 September 2014 460 N/A File concerning the transfer of my Family Trust’s 45% of the Units in the xxx Unit Trust (name withheld) to my brother’s Family Trust. Application finalised. No documents located.
26 August 2014 459
Alison Sandy

Seven Network Limited

Credit card statements and receipts relating to the Director General’s expenses since March 26, 2012. Please exclude documents that have already been publicly released, or accessed under the Right to Information Act. Please also exclude duplicates. Application finalised – documents published – 1 (PDF 10,850 K), 2 (PDF 4,445 K).
19 August 2014 457 N/A The amount of money the state government spent on advertising in the financial years 2013-14, 2012-13 and 2011-12, respectively and the amount spent in 2013-14 broken down into: (i) spending by each department/agency/reporting entity; and, (ii) what kind of medium of advertising it was spent on (ie print, radio, television, billboard etc). Application withdrawn.
15 August 2014 456 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 August 2014 455 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 August 2014 454 N/A Any documents between Queensland Treasury and external companies/organisations, that have been engaged by the Queensland Government regarding the print, radio, TV, and internet advertising campaigns for "Strong Choices", in particular the two advertising campaigns, the first pre-budget advertising campaign regarding the Strong Choices forums and consultation and post-budget regarding asset sales. Application finalised. Access refused.
5 August 2014 452 N/A All documents about or concerning Palmer Leisure Coolum Pty Ltd or Closeridge Pty Ltd excluding documents sent to or from Palmer Leisure Coolum Pty Ltd or Closeridge Pty Ltd Application finalised. Access refused.
5 August 2014 451 N/A Any or all internal/external advice to the Under Treasurer by DLA Piper for RQ relating to (name withheld) dated May 2014. Application finalised. Access refused.
4 August 2014 450
Matt Wordsworth
ABC All documents relating to the financial effect of the removal of the carbon tax to Queenslanders and/or Queensland households. Application finalised – document published (PDF 35 K).
22 July 2014 446 N/A Administrator requesting access to all documentation held with OSR regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
21 July 2014 445
Matt Wordsworth
ABC Documents relating to requests from, or on behalf of, Directors-General detailing requirements for office amenities at the to-be-constructed 1 William St building including requests for bathrooms, toilets, furniture, specific floor requests and/or views. Application finalised – documents published (PDF 1,590 K).
21 July 2014 444
Matt Wordsworth
ABC

Documents regarding the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) and mistaken enforcement action that's been launched despite fines already having been paid. Applicant is specifically seeking for the years 2013-14, 2012-13 and 2011-12:

  1. the number of separate instances of mistaken enforcement action;
  2. the amount of money sought to be collected mistakenly;
  3. the amount of money repaid after mistaken collection;
  4. the amount of money written off;

Applicant is also requesting documents that discuss, propose or analyse outsourcing or privatisation of SPER activity.

Application finalised – documents published (PDF 105 K).
15 July 2014 443 N/A All documents relating to any evaluation and/or report and/or assessment and/or analysis produced in the last two years either prepared for, produced by or received by Treasury department officials on the impact and/or consequences on real estate prices and/or housing affordability from the $15,000 Great Start Grant including any information about the extent to which the grant contributes to increasing housing prices. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
18 July 2014 442 N/A Any and all documents relating to employees of Ergon Energy posing in photographs while wearing their Ergon Energy uniform, particularly all correspondence and communication between any of Ergon Energy, Tim Watts MP and the Office of Government Owned Corporations. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
16 July 2014 440 N/A All documents pertaining to the granting of approx 55 million in exploration funding for Tarong Power Station and Stanwell Corporation including all submissions, feasibility and scoping documents and recorded expenditure, programs and planning from 2012 – 2014. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
8 July 2014 439 N/A A letter dated on or around 5 September 2007 either from OSR or the relevant Minister confirming that the specified entity was exempt from land tax. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
3 July 2014 437 N/A
  1. The total value of all payments made on behalf of the public hospital system to victims, for each period in the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years;
  2. The total number of individual cases awarded compensation payments due to medical negligence separately along with a brief description of reason for claim, in the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years; and
A breakdown of these payments for each public hospital (not area health district or region) where the alleged medical negligence occurred for the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years. By these it is meant the number of claims and the total value of claims, for each public hospital in each year.
Application finalised – documents published (PDF 230 K).
27 June 2014 435 N/A

Applicant revised the scope to:

Documents from 29.06.2010 to 26.05.2014 relevant to Annexures and the Schedule to the Transfer Notice – Project Direction (Queensland Rail – QR National Restructure):

  1. Annexure 1.14(i)-(xxii), in relation to service contracts dealing with the employee entitlement to rail passes, howsoever described;
  2. Schedule 7(h) (new Contracts) in relation to contracts dealing with the employee entitlement to rail passes, howsoever described and;
  3. Annexure 7(i) (Separation Facilitation Agreement) in relation to the employee entitlement to rail passes, howsoever described.
Rail passes include the entitlement to free or reduced fare rail travel for employees who, among things, reach 25 years’ service.
Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
25 June 2014 436 N/A All documents relating to the Director-General’s expenses, including reimbursements and credit card statements relating to entertainment and hospitality involving elected officials, overseas travel and stakeholder engagement, for the period from 26 March 2012. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
19 June 2014 434 N/A Any documents between Queensland Treasury and Trade and Phillips Group, in particular but not limited to certain individuals regarding the print, radio, TV and internet advertising campaigns for "Strong Choices", in particular the two advertising campaigns, the first pre-budget advertising campaign regarding the Strong Choices forums and consultation and post-budget regarding asset sales, from 1 October 2013, including briefing notes, emails (excluding attachments), invoices, costings. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
17 June 2014 431
Josh Bavas
ABC

Documents from this year showing the current level of total debt owed to SPER and information on:

  • a breakup of the type of those fines or infringements;
  • any forecasts or projections about the level of debt each year for the next 10 years; and
  • any measures or options detailing how SPER plans to deal with that level of debt.
Application finalised – documents published (PDF 475 K).
16 June 2014 430 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
16 June 2014 429
Kelvin Bissett
Nine Network Australia Statistics regarding SPER such as "total amount of unpaid infringements being pursued by SPER as of 1 June 2014…" Application finalised – documents published (PDF 3,950 K).
20 May 2014 425
Matt Wordsworth
ABC

Statistics generated from the Strong Choices consultation campaign. Drafts and initial reports, including information garnered from the public’s interface with the Strong Choices website. 
Also, information from the project about (a) attempts to pervert or alter the collection process and/or issues relating to the veracity and accuracy of information provided to, and/or collected for the site and (b) any attempts (successful or otherwise) to hack and/or corrupt the collection and storage of data from the project.

On 19 June 2014, the applicant revised the scope of the application to also include information about the total cost of the project and spending on consultants including the name of consultants.

Application finalised. One document released (Word 20 K).
14 May 2014 424 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 May 2014 423 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 May 2014 422 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 May 2014 421 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 May 2014 420 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
13 May 2014 419 N/A

Compulsory Third Party (CTP) claims information requested specifically for Class 3 vehicles (Taxis). For the past 10 years (01.07.2004 to 31.12.2013), the following information is requested with respect to Class 3 Vehicles:

  • Average premium for Class 3 vehicles;
  • Number of registered Class 3 units;
  • Number of Class 3 CTP claims received;
  • Number of Class 3 CTP claims finalised;
  • Claim payments on finalised claims for Class 3 vehicles;
  • Summaries of CTP scheme information;
  • Claims reports and summaries; and
  • Premium tables and comparisons.

Application finalised. One page of statistics released.
Relevant documents released (PDF 35 K)

8 May 2014 417 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application currently being processed.
6 May 2014 416
Alison Sandy

Seven Network Limited

Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Any correspondence to and from Premier Campbell Newman and the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade since January 1, 2014.
Application finalised. Relevant documents released (PDF 1,865 K).
30 April 2014 415 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
30 April 2013 414
Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
The electronic diary of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade, printed in Calendar Details style and any hard copy diary, purporting to be of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade. Time period: 1 July 2013 to 23 April 2014.
Application finalised. Diary published (PDF 2,105 K).
22 April 2014 413 N/A Documents relating to unclaimed monies. Specifically records of unclaimed monies, owners name, last known address of owner, amounts, date lodged, who lodged it, type of monies and any additional information relevant. Application withdrawn.
22 April 2014 412
John McCarthy
Courier Mail All Treasurer Briefing Notes (also signed by the Under Treasurer) relating to coal royalties. Time period: 1 July 2013 to 31 March 2014. Application finalised. Relevant documents released (PDF 245 K).
17 April 2014 411 N/A
  • Information regarding the Office of State Revenue’s (OSR) Request for Offer – Enterprise Systems – SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Upgrade.
  • Information regarding material involvement of applicant at OSR.
  • Information regarding the strategic direction and roadmap for OSR for 2014 and current stage of plan.
Application finalised. Applicant reduced scope of application, resulting in one relevant page relevant to the business affairs of the applicant, which is not in the public interest to disclose. Therefore document is not published.
16 April 2014 410 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
1 April 2014 409 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
31 March 2014 407
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition

The number of payroll tax payees and total payroll tax collected in the threshold between $1 million and $1.1 million (in 2010-11 and 2012-12), $1.1 million and $1.2 million, $1.2 million and $1.3 million, $1.4 million and $1.5 million, and $1.5 million and $1.6 million listed separately for the 2012-13, 2011-12 and 2010-11 financial years listing group employers and individual employers separately and excluding government payroll tax as presented in reported budget revenue figures.

Time period: 1 January 2009 to the date of the application (27 March 2014).

Application finalised.  Relevant Payroll Tax Data released (PDF 945 K)
31 March 2014 406 N/A Documents relating to the management of a restitution order referred to the State Penalties Enforcement Registry

Application finalised. Documents not published – contains personal information.

26 March 2014 405 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
24 March 2014 404
A Cole
No
  1. Proposal documentation submitted to government by proponents of unsolicited proposals for urban transport projects (roads, train, tram, light rail, bus, cycling, walking) between 1 January 2010 and 24 March 2014. Documentation prepared by the Queensland Treasury and Trade assessing the same proposals, which include recommendations on whether to accept, reject, or negotiate or otherwise discuss further with proponents of the proposal.
  2. Alternatively, documentation prepared by the Queensland Treasury and Trade containing list(s) of projects submitted as unsolicited proposals to government for urban transport (roads, train, tram, light rail, bus, cycling, walking) between 1 January 2010 and 24 March 2014, and Queensland Treasury and Trade's overall assessment of these projects (e.g. accept, reject, or negotiate or otherwise discuss further with proponents of the proposal).
Application finalised. Relevant documents released (PDF 6,350 K)
25 February 2014 402 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Application finalised. Documents not published, as publication is prevented by law.

24 February 2014 401
Hall Payne Lawyers
Electrical Trade Union of Employees

Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
All documents relating to: (a) the 2013 corporate wide review of the operations of Stanwell Corporation Limited; (b) Considerations decisions or proposed decision of Stanwell to close down its operations, or partially close down it operations at any of its sites; (c) Considerations, decisions or proposed decision of Stanwell to commence new operations, reopen operations, or partially commence new operations at any of its sites.

Application finalised. 23 relevant documents released (PDF 1,640 K) with decision. Access provided to a further 36 documents (PDF 815 K) where access had been deferred, making a total of 59 documents released.
12 February 2014 400 N/A The latest draft of the Commission of Audit report that outlines the specifics (nature and amount) of outstanding unpaid fees and fines. Time period: January 2012 to 15 June 2012. Application currently being processed.
5 February 2014 399 N/A Any and all documents relating to a transfer of freehold land from one organisation (name withheld) to another organisation (name withheld), including any application or submissions regarding the amount of stamp duty payable or a stamp duty exemption. Time period: October 2007 to November 2007. Application finalised – access refused to all documents.
28 January 2014 396 N/A All briefing notes regarding QIC's divestment of toll roads and the scoping studies for Sunwater, Powerlink, Energex, Ergon, Port of Townsville, the Mount Isa rail line, Gladstone Ports Corporation, Stanwell and CS Energy dated from 1 October 2013 to 28 January 2014. Application finalised – access refused to all documents
13 January 2014 395
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition A list of consultancy contracts awarded by the department, broken down by Company Name, Project Title, Start Date, End Date, Purpose and Cost. Time Period: 1 June 2013 to 13 January 2014. Consultancy Register released (PDF 530 K)
9 January 2014 394 N/A

Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Documents produced since the election of the Newman Government, containing information about incidences or occasions of harassment and/or bullying and/or abusive behaviour, including swearing, involving the Minister and/or Ministerial staff and/or any other Minister in contact with the office.

Application finalised

Access refused – documents are non-existent

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Last reviewed 27 October 2014