RTI Disclosure Log – June 2019 and earlier

This disclosure log details Right to Information Act 2009 requests received by Queensland Treasury in 2016 and earlier. Information that is non-personal in nature is made available for general public use. However, certain information may be withheld.

Disclosure logs are available as downloadable PDF documents. If you are unable to read PDF documents, please email rtiadmin@treasury.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3035 1863.

The disclosure log for the current year is also available.

2019

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June

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
28 June 2019ARU0001014
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held by the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) in relation to claims lodged regarding a particular individual.Decision made. No documents located.
24 June 2019ARU0001012N/ADocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. No documents located.
24 June 2019ARU0001009
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Relevant documents released. Publication of released documents is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001
17 June 2019ARU0001007
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
03 June 2019931
Name withheld
ABC NewsA list of financial payouts made by the Queensland Government Insurance Fund (QGIF), to parents and/or guardians of students in state schools, for complaints and/or allegations of student mistreatment by a teacher/staff member, broken down to include the following datasets:
• name of school;
• dollar amount paid by QGIF;
• year; and
• for the five highest dollar-figure payouts identified – a summarised description of the allegation/complaint made (not identifying any persons involved).
Date range: January 2015 to 3 June 2019
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

May

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
28 May 2019930
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments include emails, internal memos, reports, documenting concerns about the rollout and/or effectiveness of the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) ICT program, contracted to CGI, including a review into the project undertaken in 2018.
Date range: January 2018 to December 2018
Decision made. Access refused.

April

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
26 April 2019928
Name withheld
Australian Financial ReviewAny documents (briefing notes, reports or advice for the Treasurer) mentioning how motor vehicle purchasers are selecting their preferred CTP insurer when vehicles are purchased at dealerships.
Date range: 1 March 2018 to 20 April 2019.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
18 April 2019929
Name withheld
Name withheldEmails from a Treasury employee (name not published) to a community group (name not published).
Date range: 1 July 2018 to 18 April 2019.
Decision made. Released documents not published as publication would cause harm to an entity, namely the applicant.

March

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
08 March 2019926
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
05 March 2019925
Name withheld
Name withheldAll interim and final Treasury analysis or modelling of the number of jobs expected to be created as part of the construction and, separately, operation of the Cross River Rail project since 1 July 2015.Decision made. Relevant documents released.
04 March 2019924
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionThe last three briefing notes to the Deputy Premier on Cross River Rail.
Date range: 1 July 2018 to 4 March 2019
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
04 March 2019923
Name withheld
Name withheldThe last three briefing notes to the Deputy Premier on demand for coal.
Date range: 1 July 2018 to 4 March 2019.
Decision made. No documents located.

February

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
11 February 2019919N/ADocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application withdrawn.
06 February 2019918N/AAny advice to government or unpublished analysis on employment or unemployment growth in Queensland’s regions.
Date range: November 2017 – February 2019
Application withdrawn.
01 February 2019915
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All correspondence, including letters and emails between the Treasurer and federal opposition Treasury spokesman Chris Bowen since 1 July 2018.
Decision made. No documents located.

January

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
31 January 2019914
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
23 January 2019913
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
16 January 2019912
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.

2018

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December

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
04 December 2018911
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the State Penalties Enforcement Registry regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published. Release documents relate to SPER debts of a private company and publication of released documents would cause harm to the company.
03 December 2018910
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
07 December 2018894
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.

November

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
29 November 2018909
Name withheld
Name withheldAll briefs supplied to the Queensland Treasurer for increased project expenditure for any eHealth Queensland projects in the last two years to November 30, 2018.Decision made. No documents located.
16 November 2018908
Name withheld
Name withheldThe Cross River Rail Probity Plan, and if any versions exist, a copy of any version with significant changes to the plan.Decision made. No documents located.
16 November 2018907
Name withheld
Name withheldBriefing notes and correspondence from the Treasurer to CRRDA CEO in accordance with the Cross River Rail probity protocol and any replies, in relation to the Queensland Investor Luncheons held in New York and London with QIC and investors invited by QIC, held on 10 and 12 September 2018.Decision made. No documents located.
16 November 2018906N/AApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
The handwritten notes taken by the Treasurer’s staffer on 1 September 2018 of meetings held by the Treasurer.
Access Refused – Not documents of a Minister.

October

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
26 October 2018902
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by the Taxation Administration Act 2001.
22 October 2018901
Name withheld
N/ADocuments/reports showing Treasury’s forecast to house and apartment prices in Queensland, excluding any documents already publicly available.
Date range: January 2017 to current.
Decision made. Access refused.
15 October 2018899
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments since 1 January, 2018, specifically reports, audits, ministerial/executive briefing notes and attachments, executive meeting minutes, board meeting minutes, internal correspondence such as emails relating to obesity; the cost of obesity; and obesity tax. Decision made. Access Refused.
05 October 2018898
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Documents discussing advice to the Treasurer from the Queensland Rail board regarding QR performance payments/bonuses.

Date range: 01.09.2018 to 05.10.2018
Decision made. No documents located.
05 October 2018897
Name withheld
The Courier MailApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Emails, briefing papers, reports referring to bonus payments at Queensland Rail and Board resignations including:

• any discussions with non-executive directors regarding bonuses
• any correspondence with Nick Easy regarding either bonus payments or Board resignations
• resignation letters or other correspondence relating to resignations of board members Sandra Birkensleigh, Paul Wallis and Phillip Strachan
• any emails from Phillip Strachan relating to QR bonus payments

Date range: 24.09.2018 to 05.10.2018
Decision made. Partial release of relevant documents.

September

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
18 September 2018892
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents no published as publication is prevented by law (Taxation Administration Act 2001)
13 September 2018890
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents no published as publication is prevented by law (Taxation Administration Act 2001)
11 September 2018889N/AA spreadsheet showing the numbers of first home owner grants which have been awarded by location and year.

In terms of location, SA4 or by suburb would be great.

And in terms of years, as far back as is practical and the latest available data for current time (June 2018?) would be appreciated.
Date range: 2000-2018
Application withdrawn.
07 September 2018888
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the State Penalties Enforcement Registry regarding the plaintiff regarding a WorkCover Queensland Notice of Claim for damages.Decision made. Access refused to relevant documents.
06 September 2018887
Herbert Smith Freehills
Compass Group (Australia) Pty LtdRevised Scope

Any policy papers, compliance guidelines or administrative documents used by the Office of State Revenue of Queensland between 1 July 2014 and 31 August 2018 to consider or determine the application of Division 1B of the Payroll Tax Act 1971 (Qld) to taxpayers.

For the avoidance of doubt, these are documents that are used in connection by the OSR to perform its functions generally. The scope of this request does not relate to a specific taxpayer.

We also understand that under section 20 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld), an agency is required to make policy documents publicly available. In making our request, if there are policy documents that are publicly available, please provide us with the location of the documents. For policy documents that are not publicly available, we would like to inspect copies of these documents.

Decision made. Partial release of relevant documents.

04 September 2018886N/AAll documents showing who the Deputy Premier and Treasurer was scheduled to meet, and met, as part of the business observers program at the recent Labor Party state conference, including any correspondence with those observers and any departmental briefing notes related to the meetings.Application withdrawn.

August

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
20 August 2018884
Name withheld
Consult Australia1. The project brief and scope of works given to the University of Melbourne and Evans & Peck by the Department on behalf of the Inter-Jurisdictional Alliance Steering Committee for the Alliance benchmarking study, “In Pursuit of Additional Value: A benchmarking study into alliancing in the Australian Public Sector” (published October 2009).

2. The completed self-evaluation surveys that were provided to the University of Melbourne and/or Evans & Peck by the Department, which were conducted as part of the benchmarking study named above.

3. The alliance project case studies that were provided the University of Melbourne and/or Evans & Peck by the Department to inform the study named above.

4. Copies of any post project evaluation reports that have been conducted on Alliance projects in the State between 2004 and 2009.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
16 August 2018883
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Documents regarding the secondment of Daniel Cheverton from QIC to the Deputy Premier’s Office from November 2017 to January 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
16 August 2018882(a)
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Any correspondence between Ms Trad and/or her staff and consultants and any RTBU official or organiser about the Aurizon dispute.
Date range: 12 December 2017 to 9 August 2018.
Decision made. No documents located.
14 August 2018882
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
08 August 2018880
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.

July

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
27 July 2018879
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
25 July 2018877
Name withheld
Seven NetworkDocuments relating to the handling of:
1) Taxpayers who don’t pay tax (information about the general approach to dealing with non-payment of tax and information about individuals who have not paid tax); and

2) Regular complainants.
* Regular is defined as both:
a) Customers who have made three or more complaints; and
b) Any definition each division uses to classify someone as some sort of recurring or regular complainant.

Please limit the type of documentation to internal documents to the Under Treasurer and Commissioner for Taxation.
Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been released, media reports/articles/statements and any correspondence with media.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
09 July 2018876
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.

June

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
29 June 2018875N/ADocuments in relation to the recruitment process pertaining to a particular vacancy within the Office of State Revenue.Application withdrawn.
22 June 2018873
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionAll emails to and from Jason Humphreys of Queensland Treasury and the CFMEU or ETU officials between 1 January 2018 and 21 June 2018Decision made. Relevant documents released.
22 June 2018872
Name withheld
Name withheldAll briefing papers to the Treasurer about the Queensland Maritime Museum.
Date range: 1 October 2017 to 31 March 2018
Decision made. No documents located.
18 June 2018871
Name withheld
Name withheldAll charts, graphs and tables prepared for inclusion in the 2018-2019 Stage Budget Paper Number 2 but not published in the final document.Decision made. Access refused.
18 June 2018870
Name withheld
Name withheldAll documents prepared or received by Treasury since 1 January 2018 regarding inconsistencies in the collection and reporting of data on FTE numbers and any proposals to rectify such issues (as summarised in Budget Paper Number 2, page 74)Decision made. Access refused.
18 June 2018869
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Communications between the then Transport Minister and NGR Project team, QR legal team, QR accessibility team and DG level of TMR and CEO of QR regarding approval of New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) for first revenue service. Date Range: 1st July 2017 - 31st December 2017
Decision made. Access refused.
11 June 2018867
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
11 June 2018866
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
07 June 2018865
Name withheld
Queensland Master Builders AssociationThe number of first home owner’s grants (and Great Start Grants) paid per month both Queensland wide and by Statistical Area 4.
Date range: January 2014 to 7 June 2018
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

May

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
31 May 2018864
Name withheld
Piper AldermanCopies of all documents (including but not limited to all meeting agendas, minutes, handwritten notes, spreadsheets, presentation material, discussion points, internal and external memos, emails (and their attachments)), electronic or physical, created for or in relation to the ministerial meetings of the Hon. Curtis Pitt in his capacity as the Queensland Government shareholder of CS Energy Ltd and Stanwell Corporation Ltd throughout 2015 and 2016.
Date range: January 2015 to June 2016
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
30 May 2018863
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionAll letters and submissions to the Treasurer or Motor Accident Insurance Commission from RACQ about Compulsory Third Party Insurance between 1 November 2017 and 30 May 2018 – except letters or submissions relating to individual claims under Compulsory Third Party Insurance.
Date range: 1 November 2017 to 30 May 2018
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
30 May 2018862
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionAny briefing papers and a copy of the ACIL Allen Consulting report regarding 'Analysis of wholesale energy costs.' Contract for works awarded 21/8/17.Decision made. Relevant documents released.
25 May 2018861
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All SMS messages sent and received between Curtis Pitt, Jackie Trad and Philip Strachn about QR.
Date Range: 15 February 2017 to Present
Decision made. No documents located.
25 May 2018860
Name withheld
Name withheldCopies of documents recording or formalising the terms of any project services obligations or community service obligations (or similar obligations, however named) imposed on Aurizon Network Pty Ltd (ABN 78 132 181 116) or its related bodies corporate relating to infrastructure comprising any part of the Central Queensland Coal Rail Network (including but not limited to the Goonyella System, the Blackwater System, the Newlands System, the Moura System and interconnecting infrastructure). The date range: January 2010 to presentDecision made. Access Refused.
25 May 2018859
Name withheld
Name withheldCopies of any infrastructure leases between Queensland Treasury Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN 011 027 295) or its related bodies corporate and Aurizon Network Pty Ltd (ABN 78 132 181 116) or its related bodies corporate, relating to infrastructure comprising any part of the Central Queensland Coal Rail Network (including but not limited to the Goonyella System, the Blackwater System, the Newlands System, the Moura System and interconnecting infrastructure), other than: (a) the document titled: "Infrastructure Lease". between Queensland Treasury Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN 011 027 295) and Aurizon Network Pty Ltd (ABN 78 132 181 116) dated 30 June 2010; (b) deeds or agreements amending or varying the terms of the document referenced in paragraph (a). The date range: January 2010 to presentDecision made. Access Refused.
25 May 2018858
Name withheld
Name withheldAny deeds or agreements amending or varying the terms of the document titled: "Infrastructure Lease", between Queensland Treasury Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN 011 027 295) and Aurizon Network Pty Ltd (ABN 78 132 181 116) dated June 2010. The date range: June 2010 to presentDecision made. Access Refused.
25 May 2018857
Name withheld
Name withheldA copy of the document titled: "Infrastructure Lease" between Queensland Treasury Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN 011 027 295) and Aurizon Network (ABN 78 132 116) dated 30 June 2010. The date range: June - August 2010Decision made. Access Refused.
24 May 2018856
Name withheld
Name withheldDetails of all contracts awarded to Mark Algie, Eclipse Consulting Services Pty Ltd or Human Outsource Pty Ltd by Treasury, Energy Queensland Limited, Ergon Energy or Energex.
Date range: 1 January 2015 to 24 May 2018
Decision made. No documents located.
24 May 2018855
Name withheld
Name withheldAdvice provided by QIC in relation to the Cross River Rail project.
Date range: 1 January 2015 to 24 May 2018
Decision made. Access Refused.
22 May 2018855
Name withheld
N/AInformation held with Office of State Revenue relating to the client’s taxation obligations.Decision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
18 May 2018854
Name withheld
Name withheldBriefing notes to the Under Treasurer or the Commissioner of State Revenue about the progress of the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) Program ICT project development.
Date range: 1 December 2017 to 18 May 2018
Decision made. No documents located.
18 May 2018853
Name withheld
NoInformation held with Office of State Revenue relating concerning applicant’s late Father.Decision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.

April

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
16 April 2018851
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Copies of all emails and attachments sent by the Treasurer and/ or staff from private email accounts to their office in accordance with the decision of Cabinet on 19 March 2018 banning the use of private email accounts and giving Ministers and staff 20 days to forward copies of all/ any private emails to their office for cataloguing.
Decision made. No documents located.
10 April 2018850
Name withheld
Name withheldThe most recent documents, such as a reports, ministerial/executive briefings and attachments, showing the vacant government office buildings showing:
1. The number of vacant government-owned buildings;
2.The address of each building;
3.The number of desks in this building (if previously used by government employees)
4.How long each building has been vacant and why;
5.Who was the last occupant for each vacant government building and for how long;
6. Plans for each vacant building, ie. advertising for new occupants, selling it, etc.
Decision made. No documents located.
6 April 2018849
Name withheld
Name withheldForm 2.2, cover letter for the form 2.2 and the name of the lodger in relation to property, when it was purchased in 2016 and duties were paid.
Date range: 1 September 2016 to 31 December 2016.
Decision made. No documents located.
3 April 2018848
Name withheld
N/ADocuments held with the State Penalties Enforcement Registry regarding the applicant, the applicant’s Father (deceased) and certain businesses as stated in the application (names withheld from publication)
Date range: 21 May 2012 to 3 April 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published. Documents contain personal information concerning applicant and & third party.

March

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
28 March 2018847
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All emails and attachments in the email account Daniel.Cheverton@ministerial.qld.gov.au, this includes all emails and attachments in drafts, sent, received or deleted.
Date range: 1 July 2017 to 28 March 2017.
Decision made. No documents located.
28 March 2018846
Name withheld
Name withheld Documents with personal information of the applicants redacted that answer the following two questions:
As at 25 July 2016, how many applications were received to the requests for Expressions of Interest process in relation to joining the board of Energy Queensland;
Of the total above, how many were deemed to meet the minimum requirements.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 31 October 2016.
Decision made. No documents located.
28 March 2018845
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionMr Mark Algie’s statement of interests as at his appointment to the Energy Queensland Board and presently.
Date range: 1 October 2016 to 28 March 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
26 March 2018844N/AThe mathematical formula used to produce the Weighted Average Cost of Capital, factor i, used in the Land Regulation 2009, for the Net Present Value calculation for the years 2014/15 and 2015/16; and the parameter values that were inserted into the formula for the Weighted Average Cost of Capital for the years 2014/15 and 2015/16.Application withdrawn
19 March 2018843
New Acland Coal Pty Ltd
NoApplication made to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Any of the following documents relating to the EA Amendment Application or the EA Decision: correspondence between DES or the Delegate and the Minister, including briefing notes; diary notes and file notes of meetings or communications between DES or the Delegate and the Minister; correspondence between the Minister and other Ministers of the State of Queensland or staff within those Ministers' offices, including briefing notes; file notes and diary notes of meetings or communications between the Minister and other Ministers of the State of Queensland or staff within those Ministers' offices, excluding personal information; and correspondence between the Minister and third parties (including Objectors, the Environmental Defenders Office or environmental groups such as Lock the Gate Alliance) or file notes and diary notes of communications between the Minister and third parties, excluding personal information.
Excluding: unmarked or unannotated copies of Court Documents, the MLAs or the EA Amendment Application; unmarked or unannotated copies of correspondence to and from NAC in relation to the Additional Information Process, the EA Decision or the EA Amendment Application; the EIS, the AEIS, the Coordinator-General's Report, the Draft EA and Objection Notices; the Cresswell Report; and duplicates or copies of the documents the subject of this request.
Date range: 12 December 2017 to 19 March 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
9 March 2018842
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Documents relating to meetings and other interactions with environmental organisations (and any agents or lobbyists representing their interests) including Queensland Koala Crusaders, Australian Conservation Foundation, The Wilderness Society, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Queensland Conservation Council, The Environmental Defenders Office (Qld), and Greenpeace involving Vegetation and its management including its regulation.
Date range: 29 October 2017 to 9 March 2018.
Unable to deal with application as application sought access to documents that did not fall within the definition of a ‘Document of a Minister’.
9 March 2018841
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication made to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All documents relating to meetings and other interactions of the Treasury with the Treasurer (and their staff) involving vegetation and its management including its regulation and any advice or information or modelling on the economic and social impacts of vegetation management regulation and any proposed changes.
Date range: 1 December 2015 to 9 March 2018.
Decision made. Access refused.
1 March 2018840
Name withheld
Name withheldApplication to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All correspondence and documents from the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) with a list of demands or incoming Treasurer’s brief.
Date range: November 2017 to 1 March 2018
Decision made. No documents located.
1 March 2018839
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication to the Office of the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All documents relevant to the meeting of the Deputy Premier with Jim Soorley on 5 January 2018.
Date range: November 2017 to February 2018
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

February

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
26 February 2018837
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidationDecision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
26 February 2018836
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidationDecision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
26 February 2018835
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidationDecision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
20 February 2018838
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
20 February 2018834
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidationDecision made. Relevant documents released. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
07 February 2018830N/AAny emails, correspondence or briefing notes relating to the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, also known as Qsuper Fund, the employer fund, the defined benefit fund or DB fund, including but not limited to the forecast surplus of the scheme, the $4 billion repatriation from the scheme and the suspension of employer contributions into the scheme (Date range: 5 May 2017 to 7 Feb 2018).
All emails, letters or correspondence between the the Under Treasurer and the Queensland State Actuary's office regarding the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, also described as the Qsuper fund, employer fund, defined benefit fund or DB fund. Date range: 13 June 2016 to 5 May 2017.
Application withdrawn.
05 February 2018828
K Fraser
The Courier MailApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Email correspondence within the former Transport Minister Jackie Trad's office discussing Downer EDI/Downer and its potential involvement in the New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) project.
Date range: 1 September 2017 to 9 November 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
05 February 2018827
K Fraser
The Courier MailApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Documents relating to discussions around Andy Byford and the vacant chief executive officer position at Queensland Rail when Jackie Trad was Transport Minister. Documents should include emails to and from the Minister's office mentioning the name Andy Byford and mentions of Andy Byford in the Minister's diary, including a meeting on 10 February 2017 described publicly as a meeting with the 'candidate for CEO QR'. Andy Byford has been named in media reports as having been the top contender for the CEO position before declining it.
Date range: 1 January 2017 to 8 March 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
05 February 2018825
Name withheld
NoThe 2012 report which was referenced in the Treasurer's speech in the Motion "Tully Millstream Hydro Electric Project" on 23 August 2017 in Parliament, and recorded in Hansard from page 2376 onwards.Decision made. Relevant documents released.
01 February 2018824
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All documents relevant to the Deputy Premier's meeting with Mr Craig Wallace on 14 January 2016, and any follow-up correspondence.
Date range: 14 January 2016 to 1 February 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

January

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
25 January 2018823
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
All documents in relation to TerraCom/ Orion Mining/ Blair Athol Coal mine and Madison Pacific Trust.
Date range: 1 February 2016 to 25 January 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
23 January 2018822
Name withheld
Name withheldDocuments, specifically ministerial briefing notes and attachments and reports, relating to fraud and official misconduct involving staff. Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media reports/statements/articles and correspondence with media. If there are several briefing notes on the same subject, please only include the most recent, and exclude drafts except when no final report exists.
Date range: 1 January 2017 to 23 January 2018.
Decision made. No documents located.
23 January 2018821
Name withheld
Seven NetworkThe 30 most recent briefing notes and attachments provided to the Minister going backwards from the time of the lodgement of the application that are not related to:
1. Administrative duties, i.e. approving someone’s holiday, catering expense or other internal staffing requirement;
2. Invitation or event or awards proceedings that the Minister has been invited to and needs to respond to;
3. Documents that have been designed specifically and used in Cabinet or Parliament;
4. Overseas travel reports – i.e. reports by people who have travelled overseas discussing the trip.
I also request that briefing notes be on different subjects, i.e. if there is more than one briefing note on the same issue, please only include the most recent. Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media reports/articles/releases and correspondence with media.
Date range: 18 December 2017 to 23 January 2018.

Decision made. Partial release of relevant documents.

22 January 2018819
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication made to the Office of the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
(1) All correspondence between the Treasurer's office and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) and/ or its representatives and any draft documents prepared but not sent; and (2) all internally generated documents [excluding any media clips, media reports and any duplicate documents] relating to the NAIF.
Date range: 12 December 2017 to 22 January 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
22 January 2018818
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionAll documents relating to the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF); all correspondence and other materials regarding NAIF received by the Queensland Treasury department; briefing papers, internal memos and emails regarding the NAIF or any Queensland priority projects identified by NAIF. [excluding Media Clips, Media Reports or duplicate documents.]
Date range: 1 January 2017 to 22 January 2018.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
15 January 2018816
Name withheld
NoAll documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made.
Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by a law.
08 January 2018815
Name withheld
Name withheldEmails and/or reports to and from the Treasurer and/or Assistant Minister for Treasury and the Under Treasurer containing a) details of found conflicts of interest b) what the conflicts were and c) what direction was given in such cases.
Date range: 8 January 2017 to 8 January 2018.
Decision made. No documents located.

2017

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December

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
22 December 2017814
Name Withheld
Name Withheld

A list of the properties that fall under an individual, company, trustee or absentee owner that are valued at $10 million or above and eligible for land tax, or form part of a land tax assessment that has a combined value of $10 million or above. This list may include addresses, lot and plan numbers, or locality (suburb, postcode or LGA in order to deidentify the data); or a copy of land tax assessment notices (excluding any personal or company information) that have a taxable value of $10 million and above. Date range: 1 June 2016 to 22 December 2017

Decision Made. Access Refused.

20 December 2017811
Name withheld
Name withheld

Documents detailing the analysis of introducing a new land tax threshold of $10 million.


Date range: 1 June 2016 to 20 December 2017.

Decision made. Access Refused.

19 December 2017810N/A

Analysis and statistics about growth in Public Sector Service employees on current trends and forecasts of how that growth impacts on the budget. No duplicates are necessary and neither is information which has been published for the general public. Date range: 1 July 2016 to 19 December 2017.

Application withdrawn.

15 December 2017809
Name Withheld
Name Withheld

Program evaluations, performance assessments, outcomes financial audits and/or any assessment or audit of the effectiveness of the Works for Queensland program.


Date range: 1 March 2017 to 15 December 2017.

Decision Made. No Documents Located.

15 December 2017808
L Walsh
The Courier Mail

Documents detailing communications/complaints/suggestions from insurers about possible reforms to the CTP scheme as a result of the Review of Queensland’s Compulsory Third Party Insurance Scheme December 2016.


Date range: 1 December 2016 to 1 December 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
15 December 2017807Name Withheld

Consideration and advice in relation to the decision to allow the Townsville Regional Council and Rockhampton Regional Council borrow from Queensland Treasury Corporation to finance an airport to be used in connection with the Adani Carmichael Mine project.


Date range: 1 March 2017 to 15 December 2017.

Decision Made. Access Refused.

15 December 2017806
Name withheld
Name withheld

Any economic modelling, including the potential impacts on jobs and investment, on the following revenue measures: Increasing the Foreign Acquirer Duty; Increasing Motor Vehicle Duty on cars with a dutiable value of more than $100,000; Increasing Land Tax on holdings above $10 million; Point of Consumption Wagering tax.


Date range: 1 January 2017 to 15 December 2017.

Decision made. Access Refused.

12 December 2017805
Name withheld
Name withheld

Documents pertaining to the breakdown of transfer duty, landholder duty and corporate trustee duty revenue for the financial year 2016/2017, specifically detailing the amount raised, and if available the number of transactions from the Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty that commenced on 1 October 2016. Date range: 1 June 2016 to 12 December 2017

Decision made. Access Refused.

4 December 2017803
Name Withheld
NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision Made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
5 December 2017802
Name withheld
NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

November

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
20 November 2017800
Name withheld
N/A

All executive briefings/meeting minutes and emails to or from the Director-General/Under Treasurer (so please limit searches for emails to just the office of the Director-General/office of the Under Treasurer) which refer to the following: "not for media", "not to media", or "not for publication". Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media statements/reports/articles and correspondence with media. If emails are captured, please limit to the final thread of the conversation.


Date range: 1 July 2017 to 20 November 2017.

Decision made. No documents located.

15 November 2017798
DLA Piper
Lake Vermont Resources and Jellinbah Group Pty Ltd

1. The "Information Memorandum" referred to in section 2.2 of the Abbot Point X50 Coal Terminal, Request for Expressions of Interest, October 2010 (the REI); and 2. The "proposed Transaction Documents" referred to in section 2.3 of the REI. Seeking access to the Information Memorandum and proposed Transactions Documents identified above only. No other types of documents are requested. Date range: 1 October 2010 to 30 June 2011.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.

October

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
27 October 2017794
Name withheld
Greenpeace

Documents, including emails, relating to two project proposals being considered by the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility: 1. the North Galillee Basin Project; and 2. the Central Queensland Integrated Rail Project. Documents, and emails, for both projects to: only include the email threads which contain the last forwarded/replied email thread; exclude cabinet information, executive council information and information subject to legal professional privilege.


Date range: 7 December 2016 to 23 October 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
16 October 2017791
Name withheld
NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Decision made.  Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

10 October 2017790
Name witheld
N/AApplicant seeking access to information regarding any claims lodged with the Motor Accident Insurance Commission in the 1990’s regarding a particular individual.Decision made. No documents located.

September

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
29 September 2017789
Name withheld
No

Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
28 September 2017788
Name withheld
N/A

Documents, preferably a system generated document, which indicates that stamp duty or the usual transfer duties were paid regarding a particular property (details of property and property owners withheld from disclosure) and documents, preferably a system generated document, which indicates who now pays the council rates for that property.


Date range: 1 March 2017 to 28 September 2017.

Decision made. No documents located.
21 September 2017787
A Sandy
Seven Network

Application for the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment


Internal correspondence, such as emails, held by the Treasurer relating to State Revenue Commissioner Ms Elizabeth Goli either actually involving Ms Goli, or his Chief of Staff or media advisors. Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/articles/statements/releases/reports and correspondence with the media. If emails are captured, please limit to the last thread of the email. Date range: 1 January 2017 to 21 September 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
18 September 2017786
C Leng
NoApplication made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

All documents/information in the possession of the Agency and those that the Agency are entitled to access on the origin, basis and operation of the “Absentee surcharge”. This includes policy documents, released Cabinet documents and documents in metadata or digital form that cannot be forwarded by emails. Where reliance is sought on any delegated legislation or policy, I seek the documents. I seek all the documents on the target of A$20 million and how the formula of the additional surcharge achieves this target or far exceeds it. Date range: from inception of Absentee surcharge policy to current time.

All documents/information in any form relating to the inception of the “Absentee surcharge”, the formula for calculating the represented first year additional revenue intake of A$20 million, the basis and related documents on the “Absentee surcharge”. Date range: from inception of “Absentee surcharge” policy to current time.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
18 September 2017785
M Singh
No

All documents/information in the possession of the Agency and those that the Agency are entitled to access on the origin, basis and operation of the “Absentee surcharge”. This includes policy documents, released Cabinet documents and documents in metadata or digital form that cannot be forwarded by emails. Where reliance is sought on any delegated legislation or policy, I seek the documents. I seek all the documents on the target of A$20 million and how the formula of the additional surcharge achieves this target or far exceeds it. Date range: from inception of “Absentee surcharge” policy to current time.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
18 September 2017784
J Allen
NoApplication made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

All documents relating to applicant’s Qsuper account, income protection claim, management of applicant’s income protection claim, internal and external advice relating to the management of applicant’s income protection claim, investigation and management of the complaints arising from the management of applicant’s income protection claim, management of, and response to, applicant’s complaint regarding Qsuper to the Treasurer's Office sent on 24 May 2017 (duplicates not required, including duplicates of documents released on 21 August 2017). Date range: 1 January 2016 to 18 September 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released are not published as they contain the applicant’s personal information.
18 September 2017783
J Allen
NoApplication made under both the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009

All documents relating to applicant’s Qsuper account, income protection claim, management of applicant’s income protection claim, internal and external advice relating to the management of applicant’s income protection claim, investigation and management of the complaints arising from the management of applicant’s income protection claim, management of, and response to, applicant’s complaint regarding Qsuper to the Treasurer's Office sent on 24 May 2017 (duplicates not required, including duplicates of documents released on 21 August 2017). Date range: 1 January 2016 to 18 September 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released are not published as they contain the applicant’s personal information.
05 September 2017782
Name withheld
N/A

Documents relating to decisions taken by the Queensland Government regarding proposed renewable energy projects in the State; and documents relating to the Queensland Government’s consideration of any impact that the relevant renewable energy projects would have on the State’s forecast GST distribution revenue. Type of documents being sought: briefing notes, memoranda or supporting materials that have b been provided to Ministers or senior government officials relating to the projects and the Government’s decisions in relation to the projects. Date range: the last 15 years.

Decision made. No documents located.

August

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
30 August 2017781
Name withheld
Seven Network

Documents relating to the Office of State Revenue (OSR) Commissioner’s salary and bonuses. Specifically documents showing the entirety of what the OSR Commissioner earned each year for the past two years. Exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/statements/reports and correspondence with the media.


Date range: 30 August 2015 to 30 August 2017

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
30 August 2017780
Name withheld
Seven Network

Internal correspondence between the Office of State Revenue Commissioner and the Office of State Revenue Deputy Commissioner relating to SPER. Exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/statements/reports and correspondence with the media.


Date range: 1 January 2017 to 30 August 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
30 August 2017779
Name withheld
Seven Network

Documents relating to the Office of State Revenue’s (OSR) Commissioner’s travel, hospitality and entertainment expenses. Specifically: 1. All receipts, or where a receipt cannot be found, all invoices; 2. All credit card statements, relating to the OSR’s Commissioner’s travel, hospitality and entertainment expenses incurred. Exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/statements/reports and correspondence with the media.


Date range: 1 January 2015 to 30 August 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
30 August 2017778
Name withheld
Seven Network

Ministerial and executive briefing notes and attachments related to SPER. However, if there are several briefings on the same topic, please limit to the most recent. Exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/statements/reports and correspondence with the media.


Date range: 1 January 2017 to 30 August 2017

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
23 August 2017777
Name withheld
No

Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

17 August 2017776
Name withheld
NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

07 August 2017775N/A

Applicant asking three questions in regard to the Adani Mine:


(1) How long will royalties be deferred?


(2) What interest rate will Adani pay on deferred royalties?


(3) How many direct and indirect jobs are expected to be created by this mine?

Application withdrawn
21 August 2017774
Name withheld
N/AInternal memorandums, briefing notes or supporting documents relating to analysis of the impact of any government decision on the State’s forecast GST distribution revenue; and on-shore gas development and the impact on the Queensland Government’s forecast GST distribution revenue.

Date range: 2002-2017
Decision made. No documents located.
04 August 2017773
Name withheld
Energy Resource InsightsAll briefing notes sent to the Treasurer related to Adani. Only the final draft is required. Personal information is not required.

Date range: 1 April 2017 to 4 August 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
02 August 2017771
Name withheld
NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

July

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
31 July 2017770
Name withheld
N/A

Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.

Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

26 July 2017772
Mr Jarrod Bleijie, Member for Kawana
No

Decision made. No documents located.

25 July 2017769
Hall Payne Lawyers
Electrical Trades Union Queensland

Any document evidencing the engagement of Crosby Textor Group, by Bluegrass and/or Bluegrass Consulting, to perform work in relation to the Queensland Government’s “Strong Choices” campaign, including but not limited to:



  1. correspondence (including emails) from the Office of the Treasurer to any employee or agent of Bluegrass and/or Bluegrass Consulting;

  2. correspondence (including emails) from the Office of the Treasurer to any employee or agent of the Crosby Textor Group including but not limited to Andrew Hirst, Crosby Textor Australasia, C/T/F Partners and Canberra Liaison;

  3. correspondence (including emails) from any employee or agent of Queensland Treasury to any employee or agent of Bluegrass or Bluegrass Consulting;

  4. correspondence (including emails) from any employee or agent of Queensland Treasury to any employee or agent of the Crosby Textor Group including but not limited to Andrew Hirst, Crosby Textor Australasia, C/T/F Partners and Canberra Liaison; and

  5. correspondence (including emails) from any employee or agent of Bluegrass and/or Bluegrass Consulting to any agent or employee of Crosby Textor Group including but not limited to Andrew Hirst, Crosby Textor Australasia, C/T/F Partners and Canberra Liaison. Date range: 26 March 2012 to 14 February 2015.

Decision made. Refused to deal with application

19 July 2017768
Name Withheld
Seven Network

Documents, including ministerial/departmental briefing notes and attachments, reports, invoices/receipts, audits, and financial statements relating to room rental at 1 William Street, particularly in relation to meetings and media conferences. Please exclude duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/reports/articles and correspondence with media. Timeframe: Since 21 October 2016.

Decision made. No documents located.

13 July 2017767
Name withheld
Seven Network

Documents since 1 January 2016 containing the following information relating to SPER:



  1. The number of SPER debtors;

  2. The amount owed by SPER debtors;

  3. A breakdown of the types of fines and how much owing for each type of fine;

  4. Actions and/or proposals of actions taken to retrieve the money;

  5. What, if any, increase in the penalty has occurred and if so, what was it;

  6. The amount written off as a bad debt and reasons why; and

  7. The top 10 serial debtors – including how many times they have had fines registered by SPER, the nature of the fines, how much they owe and their postcode.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
14 July 2017766
Name withheld
The Australia Institute

  1. The final document containing any calculation or the results of such a calculation, of the value of the royalty deferment deal that the Queensland government has offered to Adani for its Carmichael coal mine, including where expressed in terms of a Net Present Value or otherwise, and including but not limited to where expressed as the cost to the Queensland government of the concession or the value to Adani of the deal compared to commercially available terms for the same financial service. If more than one calculation was created, please include the final version of each. Excluding duplicates, staff personal contact details, cabinet information and information subjection to legal professional profession (exempt information under schedule 3 of the RTI Act 2009).Date range: 14 May 2017 to 14 July 2017;

  2. All documents outlining the Queensland government process for application and assessment for a royalty deferment under the new framework; and

  3. All documents outlining the Queensland government process for due diligence and decision making on proposals for financial assistance via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility. Excluding duplicates, staff personal contact details, cabinet information and information subjection to legal professional profession (exempt information under schedule 3 of the RTI Act 2009).


Date range: 1 January 2017 to 14 July 2017.

Decision made. Documents released.
11 July 2017765
Name Withheld
Credit Suisse

Data on the 3% transfer charge of additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD); the number and value of AFAD payments that the Queensland Office of State Revenue has received; breakdown of foreign property buyers’ nationalities (for example, a list of all AFAD payments received with a description of the AFAD payers’ nationalities). Data format to be provided in a monthly breakdown of AFAD payment numbers, AFAD value, and for each payment, the payer’s nationality. No other personal information of the AFAD payer is required.
Date range: 1 October 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Decision made.  No documents located.

10 July 2017763N/A

Application made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment



  1. Documents regarding the ‘The Master Facility Agreement’ for the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, referred to by the Queensland Treasurer on 29 May 2017 (http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2017/5/29/northern-australia-infrastructure-facility);

  2. Documents that relate to Adani Australia and the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF);

  3. Documents that relate to Aurizon and the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF); and

  4. Documents that relate to due diligence of Adani Australia by Queensland Treasury


Date range: 1 November 2016 to 10 July 2017.

Application Withdrawn.

10 July 2017762N/A

  1. Documents regarding the ‘The Master Facility Agreement’ for the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, referred to by the Queensland Treasurer on 29 May 2017 (http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2017/5/29/northern-australia-infrastructure-facility);

  2. Documents that relate to Adani Australia and the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF);

  3. Documents that relate to Aurizon and the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF); and

  4. Documents that relate to due diligence of Adani Australia by Queensland Treasury


Date range: 1 November 2016 to 10 July 2017.

Application Withdrawn.

June

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
26 June 2017 761 N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue concerning a company in liquidation. Application withdrawn
26 June 2017 760 N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue concerning a company in liquidation. Application withdrawn
26 June 2017 759 N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue concerning a company in liquidation. Application withdrawn
22 June 2017 758

Name withheld

ABC “All documents concerning:

(a) Queensland First Home Owners’ Grants contribution and/or impact on higher property prices; (b) the success or otherwise of Queensland First Home Owners’ Grants in assisting first home owners to purchase properties;

(c) information which shows there is no and/or relatively small assistance provided by the Queensland First Home Owners’ Grants because it contributes to higher property prices.

Excluding duplicates, copies of documents that have already been publicly released, media releases, media articles and media statements.

Date range: 22 December 2015 to 22 June 2017.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
15 June 2017 756
Name Withheld
The Courier Mail Copies of the report by Richard Douglas QC into claims farming in Queensland.

Date range: 1 January 2016 to 15 June 2017.

Decision made. Relevant document released.
8 June 2017 755

Name withheld

ABC All documents, including correspondence, sent between Treasury and the Office of the Minister for Employment in relation to an evaluation of the “Back to Work” regional jobs program and the drafting of a media statement released on 24 May 2017 – http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2017/5/24/back-to-work-program-supporting-4000-jobs-in-regional-queensland

Date range: 1 May 2017 to 24 May 2017

Decision made. No documents located.
6 June 2017 754

Name withheld

Seven Network
  1. Actuarial documentation in relation to Queensland’s CTP scheme, specifically for the cost of third party injuries with/without a pillion for motorcyclists, but excluding duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/reports/articles and correspondence with media.Date range: 1 January 2016 to 6 June 2017.
  2. Other documentation (such as briefing notes) in relation to Queensland’s CTP scheme, specifically for the cost of third party injuries with/without a pillion for motorcyclists, but excluding duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/reports/articles and correspondence with media.Date range: 1 January 2015 to 6 June 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
31 May 2017 753
Energy Resource Insights
No The “development policy that will deliver the best deal for Queenslanders and opens up the state for more jobs, investment and more royalties” referenced in the joint media release from The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk, The Honourable Jackie Trad and The Honourable Curtis Pitt dated 27 May 2017 entitled “Queensland jobs, investment and royalties boost from new resource policy”.
Date range: 1 May 2017 to 31 May 2017.
Decision made – relevant documents released.
31 May 2017 752
Energy Resource Insights
No The royalty agreement reached with Adani referenced in the media release from Premier Palaszczuk dated 31 May 2017.
Date range: 1 May 2017 to 31 May 2017.
Decision made – relevant documents released
29 May 2017 751 N/A Seeking all correspondence between the Queensland Government and the Federal Government with respect to the Harper Review into competition that relates to Transport as well as the Taxi industry. Please also include all correspondence between all relevant Queensland Government departments (inter-departmental correspondence) concerning the Harper Review and the Taxi industry.
Date range: January 2013 to May 2017.
Application withdrawn.
26 May 2017 750
Name Withheld
Get Up Ltd A copy of the written offer of a royalties deferral plan referenced in The Australian article “Labor offered Adani royalty deal in March” dated 24 may 2017 and authored by Michael McKenna. Decision made – access refused to relevant documents
15 May 2017 749
Name withheld
N/A Application made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

All documents and correspondence of any kind held by the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment (Treasurer’s Office) which discuss or refer to royalties to be paid by Adani for coal extracted and sold from the proposed Carmichael coal mine, or by any company from the first mine to be built or to extract coal from the Galilee Basin, including where the discussions relate to a decided or proposed rate of royalty that may be different from the standard coal royalty rates, including:

·       discussion about what the rate may be set at;

·       any possible ‘ramp up’, ‘holiday’, ‘cashflow offset’ or ‘royalty assistance’ or other royalty deal to provide ‘first mover advantage’;

·       the process for deciding on rates and transitional arrangements;

·       any rate as decided or the existence of such a decision; and

·       any estimated total royalty amounts.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 15 May 2017.

Decision made. Refused to deal with application
5 May 2017 748
Name Withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

Any emails, correspondence or briefing notes relating to the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, also known as the QSuper fund, the employer fund, the defined benefit fund or DB fund, including but not limited to the forecast surplus of the scheme, the $4 billion repatriation from the scheme and the suspension of employer contributions into the scheme.

Date range: 1 January 2017 to 5 May 2017.

Decision made – partial access – relevant documents released.
5 May 2017 747
Name Withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition All emails, letters or correspondence between the Under Treasurer and the Queensland State Actuary’s office regarding the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, also described as the QSuper fund, employer fund, defined benefit fund or DB fund.Date range: 13 June 2016 to 5 May 2017. Decision made – partial access – relevant documents released.
5 May 2017 746
Julien Vincent
Market Forces Copies of correspondence (including emails and their attachments, letters, notes from meetings or their agendas) between any representative of the Queensland Treasury and any person representing the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) between 1 January 2016 and the date on which this request is received, pertaining to the prospect of QIC investment in projects that would mine, transport or export coal from the Galilee Basin region of Queensland. Applicant is not seeking the personal contact information of any person, nor the identity of any person be revealed except for the relevant member of Treasury in each communication. Decision made – partial access – relevant documents released.
5 May 2017 745
Name withheld
The Australia Institute Documents concerning royalties to be paid by Adani for coal extracted and sold from the proposed Carmichael coal mine, or by any company from the first mine to be built or to extract coal from the Galilee Basin, including:
·       discussion about what the rate may be set at;
·       any possible ‘ramp up’, ‘holiday’, ‘cashflow offset’ or ‘royalty assistance’ or other royalty deal to provide ‘first mover advantage’;
·       the process for deciding on rates and transitional arrangements;
·       any rate as decided or the existence of such a decision; and
·       any estimated total royalty amounts.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 8 May 2017.
Refused to deal – effect on agency’s resources.

April

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
21 April 2017 744
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
18 April 2017 743 Seven Network Documents relating to compensation claims involving students.
Date range: 1 January 2015 to 18 April 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
19 April 2017 742
Name withheld
No Form 24 – Property Information Transfer regarding a particular property (details of property not published) transferred around August/September 2009. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
18 April 2017 741
Name withheld
Office of the leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All emails, including attachments, sent or received by any member of the Treasurer’s staff and/or the Treasurer to or from the email accounts <curtispitt@gmail.com> and/or <curtispitt2012@gmail.com>.
Date range: 16 February 2015 to 18 April 2017.
Decision made. No documents located.
18 April 2017 740
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
12 April 2017 739
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made.  Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
12 April 2017 738
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. No documents located.
12 April 2017 737
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. No documents located.
7 April 2017 736
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All text messages between the Treasurer and Stirling Hinchliffe MP, sent and received from work mobile telephones.
Date range: 1 September 2016 to 8 February 2017.
Decision made. No documents located.
7 April 2017 735
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition List of briefing notes (title and date which the final approving officer signs) sent to the Office of the Treasurer.
Date range: 1 June 2016 to 6 April 2017.
Decision made. Access refused to documents.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
28 March 2017 734
Name withheld
ABC Documents produced in the last 12 months containing information about the impact of any interest rates rises and/or possible interest rates rise on the residential property sector, including on the ability for home buyers to repay mortgages and/or the effect and/or possible effect on property values. Decision made. No documents located.
27 March 2017 732
Proclaim Management Solutions Pty Ltd
Vicinity Centres (Toombul Shopping Centre) Documents (particularly medical records, scans and reports) relating to a CTP (compulsory third party) claim made by an individual arising from a motor vehicle accident on 6 September 2011. Individual has since lodged a Notice of Claim with the applicant’s client relating to an incident at the client’s premises. Decision made. No documents located.
27 March 2017 731
Name withheld
The Courier Mail Application is for documents relating to the Back to Work regional employment package, specifically:

  • Documents showing successful grant recipients and the number of positions funded. Specifically, documents showing the business/company name and the number of job positions approved for Back to Work grant funding. Applicant does not require supporting documents or correspondence. If a spreadsheet of grant recipients exist applicant seeks access to such spreadsheet.
  • Copies of documents relating to a particular company concerning the Back to Work program. Date range: 1 November 2016 to 27 March 2017.
Decision made. Access Refused.
21 March 2017 730
Hall Payne Lawyers
Electrical Trades Union Queensland Copy of any correspondence, emails, internal memos, instant messaging systems (or equivalent), letters, and file notes between Mr Tim Nicholls and/or any employee, contractor, sub-contractor, temporary employee or agency worker employed in the Queensland Treasury and any employee, worker, contractor, sub-contractor, temporary employee or agency worker engaged and/or employed by Crosby Textor Group, inblucing but not limited to Mr Andrw Hirst, Crosby Textor Australasia, C/T/F Partners and Canberra Liaison.
Time period: 26 March 2012 to 14 February 2015.
Decision made. Access refused.
20 March 2017 729
Name withheld
The Australian Correspondence between the Treasurer and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) and the Under Treasurer, including any reports or briefings fo the Treasurer, regarding the sale of portfolio assets by QIC to finance the $4 billion repatriation from the defined benefit fund’s surplus (as detailed by QIC’s Damien Frawley at an Estimates committee hearing (since 19 July 2016). Decision made. Access refused.
20 March 2017 728
S Parnell
The Australian Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All briefings, reports and correspondence between the Treasurer’s Office and Treasury, the Under Treasurer and State Actuary, since 14 June 2016 regarding the surplus/balance of the public sector defined benefit fund.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
15 March 2017 727
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
14 March 2017 726
Name withheld
The Australian Any advice to government or unpublished analysis on unemployment and or employment growth in Queensland’s regions. Date range: January 2016 to March 2017 Decision made. Relevant documents released.
9 March 2017 725
Name withheld
No Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by an Act. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by an Act.
9 March 2017 724
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by an Act.
9 March 2017 723
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by an Act.
9 March 2017 722
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by an Act.
8 March 2017 721
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

Any emails or correspondence into and from the Minister’s Office relating to the proposed merger of Equip Super and Energy Super, including but not limited to any contact with members of the board about the merger proposal, contact with other Ministerial offices relating to this topic, or contact with Peter Simpson fo the Electrical Trades Union relating to the merger.

Date range: 1 September 2016 to 6 March 2017.

Decision made. No documents located.
7 March 2017 720
Name withheld
ABC Documents, namely correspondence between Queensland Treasury and/or the Treasurer’s Office and North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) relating to the selection and/or appointment of Brad Fish to the position of Chair of NQBP, including correspondence outlining any concerns or issues raised in relation to Mr Fish’s directorship of Abbot Point Operations Pty Ltd.

Date range: March 2015 to June 2016.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
6 March 2017 719
Name withheld
The Australian All correspondence between Treasury officials and the Treasurer, or Treasurer’s office, regarding the prospect of renting the lower floors of 1 William Street to commercial tenants, as well as all briefs for the Treasurer regarding consultation about commercial tenants, and any expert reports commissioned by the Palaszczuk government about the likelihood of finding commercial tenants for 1 William Street. Decision made. Access refused.
2 March 2017 718
Name withheld
Credit Suisse Applicant is seeking access to data on the 3% transfer charge of additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) from 1 October 2016. Specifically seeking to know the number and value of additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) payments that the Queensland State Revenue Office has received since 1 October 2016. Applicant is also interested in knowing if a breakdown for past months can be made available. Applicant is also seeking to know the breakdown of foreign property buyers’ nationalities – both on aggregate and on monthly basis – for example, from 21 June 2016 to now, xx% of buyers are Chinese, xx% are Indian, and on monthly basis, in July xx% are Chinese, in August xx% are Chinese.

Date range: October 2016 – now

Decision made. Access refused.

February

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
13 February 2017717
Name withheld
The Courier Mail
Any briefing notes, reports or advice for the Treasurer related to CTP (compulsory third party insurance). Any minutes from meetings with insurance companies, likely on the following days, and briefing notes, reports or advice related to the meetings: 29 August 2015 Meeting with Allianz; 6 September 2016 Meeting with Suncorp; 12 November 2015 Meeting with Suncorp; 29 August 2015 Meeting with Suncorp; and 12 May 2015 Meeting with Suncorp.

Date range: 16 February 2015 to 31 January 2017.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.
9 February 2017716
Name withheld
The Courier Mail
Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

All documents relating to: emails between representatives/employees of the RTBU & AFULE and the Treasurer’s Office; emails and other documents, including ministerial diary entries and minutes, of the meeting between Mr Pitt and the RTBU & AFULE members on 15 September 2016; documents relating to any contact or discussions between the Treasurer’s Office and Queensland Rail (either the QR board or management/CEO) relating to the 2016 Train Crew Enterprise Agreement; and any Ministerial directions issued to QR relating to the 2016 Train Crew Enterprise Agreement.

Date range: 1 May 2016 to 31 December 2016.
All ministerial briefings on rental appraisals for, and third party commercial tenancy enquiries regarding 1 William Street, along with all correspondence between the Treasurer and JLL regarding the prospect of commercial tenancies in the building.
Decision made. Relevant documents released.

January

DateRefOthersInformation requestedDetails
19 January 2017713NoDocuments held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.
20 January 2017712The AustralianApplication made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

All ministerial briefings on rental appraisals for, and third party commercial tenancy enquiries regarding 1 William Street, along with all correspondence between the Treasurer and JLL regarding the prospect of commercial tenancies in the building.
Decision made. No documents located.
5 January 2017710Office of the Leader of the OppositionApplication made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport.

Any emails to or from Daniel Cheverton, Head of External Affairs at QIC and the Treasurer’s Chief of Staff or Senior Policy Officer.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 5 January 2017
Decision made. Partial access to relevant documents.
4 January 2017709
Details withheld
Office of the Leader of the OppositionAny emails or briefing notes received by the Under Treasurer about Project Pineapple.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 4 January 2017
Decision made. No documents located.
3 January 2017708Clayton UtzAccess in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet of particular documents that were previously released to the applicant in PDF form.Decision made. Full access to relevant documents. Publication of released documents on Disclosure Log is prohibited by an Act.

2016

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December

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
21 December 2016 707 No Information held with the Office of State Revenue regarding the applicant’s company. Decision made. Partial Access to relevant documents. Publication of released documents on Disclosure Log is prohibited by an Act.
16 December 2016 706 Greenpeace Australia Pacific Any communications between Treasury and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (or its predecessor agency) concerning the Carmichael rail project, excluding duplicates of documents and excluding documents predominantly comprising monitoring of media reports. Decision made. Access refused to relevant document.
12 December 2016 705 The Courier Mail Documents detailing models and components for calculating CTP floor and ceiling premiums. Details about reinsurance components and variances within insurer models for how much they attribute to reinsurance costs. We seek the actuaries annual review in whole, and do not wish to have other information redacted for irrelevancy. Briefing notes specifically related to reinsurance components and variances between insurers.

Date range: June 2012 to March 2014 & 1 January 2016

Decision made. Partial access to relevant documents.
9 December 2016 704 The Courier Mail Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Briefing notes, reports or advice for the Treasurer related to CTP (compulsory third party insurance). Minutes from meetings with insurance companies, likely on the following days and briefing notes, reports or advice related to the meetings: 29 August 2015 – meeting with Suncorp; 12 May 2015 – meeting with Suncorp.

Date range: 16 February 2015 to 9 December 2016

Decision made. Partial access to relevant documents.
1 December 2016 703
Name withheld
N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a property transfer Decision made. No documents located.

November

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 November 2016 700 No All documents held with Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
15 November 2016 699
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents, specifically reports, ministerial and departmental briefing notes and attachments, and internal correspondence involving either a member of the department executive (DG, DDG), a member of the Office of the Treasurer relating to the restructure, redundancy and recruitments within QTC from January 2016 to current. Without identifying staff, please include documents on staff who took redundancies and were subsequently recruited. Decision made. No documents located
9 November 2016 697 No Agreement to lease, incentive deed, annual rent, annual outgoings and any other documents relating to financial terms of the State Government’s occupation of 1 William Street, Brisbane. Decision made – Access refused to all relevant documents.
7 November 2016 696
Name withheld
No All documents held with Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

October

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
27 October 2016 694
Name withheld
No All documents held with Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
14 October 2016 690
S Parnell
The Australian All briefing notes, modelling or reports prepared or commissioned by Queensland Treasury under the current government regarding proposals for the privatisation of state-owned assets. Decision made. Access refused to relevant documents.
14 October 2016 689
S Parnell
The Australian Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Briefing notes relating to, and minutes of meetings with pension funds during the Treasurer’s overseas trade trip between August 30 and September 10, 2015.

Decision made. No documents located.
14 October 2016 688
S Parnell
The Australian Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Briefing notes relating to and minutes of official meetings held by the Treasurer during his UK trade trip between August 8 and 10, 2016, excluding those primarily with members of his delegation.

Decision made. No documents located.
11 October 2016 687
Details withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

September

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
23 September 2016 684
Details withheld
No All documents held with Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Release documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
19 September 2016 682
Details withheld
No Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Information such as minutes, agenda details and documents relating to what was discussed in the meeting on 18 December 2015 between the Treasurer and Harry Sou and Ken Lee of Reever and Ocean Pty Ltd.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
16 September 2016 681
Details withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Letters and emails between the Treasurer and the Queensland Productivity Commission, including emails from or to the Treasurer, Chief of Staff or Senior Policy Advisor about the Queensland Productivity Commission, briefing notes or meeting notes about the Queensland Productivity Commission. Date range: 5 September to 16 September 2016.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
12 September 2016 679
Clayton Utz
Yes
Name Withheld
Documents relating to the determining or calculating the royalties that maybe payable by the company. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
12 September 2016 678
Clayton Utz
Yes
Name Withheld
Documents relating to the determining or calculating the royalties that maybe payable by the company. Decision made. No documents located
12 September 2016 677
Clayton Utz
Yes
Name Withheld
Documents relating to the determining or calculating the royalties that maybe payable by the company. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
12 September 2016 676
Clayton Utz
Yes
Name Withheld
Documents relating to the determining or calculating the royalties that maybe payable by the company. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
6 September 2016 675 Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

Details withheld as requested information relates to a private individual.

Decision made – Access Refused.
6 September 2016 674 Office of the Leader of the Opposition Details withheld as requested information relates to a private individual. Decision made – Access Refused.

August

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
10 August 2016 673
Details Withheld
No All documents held regarding a superannuation matter. Decision made – Access Refused.
10 August 2016 672
Details Withheld
No Application made to the Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

All documents held regarding a superannuation matter.

Decision made – Released Documents not published as they contain personal information.
11 August 2016 671
Details withheld
No All documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
2 August 2016 669
Details withheld
N/A All documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

July

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
25 July 2013 666
Details withheld
No Documents requested by a third party that are held with the Office of State Revenue regarding an individual’s first home owner grant. Decision made. Access refused.
21 July 2016 665
Name withheld
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland Information listed below for each of the following years:

  • 2015-16 financial year,
  • 2014-15 financial year,
  • 2013-14 financial year,
  • 2012-13 financial year.

The total number of businesses required to pay payroll tax.

A breakdown of the total number of businesses required to pay payroll tax according to the following taxable wages (for the purposes of calculating payroll tax) bands:

  • Less than $1.1 million,
  • $1.1 million – $1.2 million,
  • $1.2 million – $1.3 million,
  • $1.3 million – $1.4 million,
  • $1.4 million – $1.5 million,
  • $1.5 million – $1.6 million,
  • $1.6 million – $2 million,
  • $2 million – $3 million,
  • $3 million – $5 million,
  • $5 million – $10 million,
  • $10 – $20 million,
  • $20 million – $50 million,
  • $50 million plus.

The total annual amount of payroll tax paid by the businesses in each of the above taxable wages ranges.

Decision made. Relevant document released.
12 July 2016 661
Name withheld
No Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents no published as publication is prevented by law.

June

Property Council of Australia All information, documentation and correspondence (including to and from the Treasurer and the Premier) pertaining to the foreign investor stamp duty surcharge, also known as the Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty, and Duties and Other Legislation Bill 2016.

Date range: December 2015 to 23 June 2016

Decision made.
Relevant documents released.
10 June 2016 652
Name withheld
N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made. Release documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
6 June 2016 650 N/A Any advice from, or relating to, the State Actuary regarding the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme. This should include letters, briefing notes, internal emails, memorandums, meeting requests and other pertinent documents, excluding duplicates.

Date range: 1 December 2015 to 30 May 2016.

Application withdrawn
2 June 2016 649
Name withheld
N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Decision made – no documents.

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
25 May 2016 648
Marland Law
No All documents sent or received by:

  1. the Minister for the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection;
  2. the Director-General or the Deputy Director-General of that department; or
  3. their delegate;

to or from:

  1. the Treasurer;
  2. or his delegate;

between 1 September 1999 and 31 December 2013 relating to:

  1. Linc Energy Ltd (Linc);
  2. The Underground Coal Gasification facility operated by Linc at Hopeland, near Chinchilla; or
  3. UCG generally.
Decision made – relevant documents released.
24 May 2016 647 Seven Network Seeking documents for each year since 1 January 2014, containing the following information relating to SPER:

  1. The number of SPER debtors;
  2. The amounted owed by SPER debtors;
  3. A breakdown of the types of fines and how much owing for each type of fine;
  4. Actions and/or proposals of actions taken to retrieve the money;
  5. What, if any, increase in the penalty has occurred and if so, what was it;
  6. The amount written off as a bad debt and reasons why;
  7. The top 5 serial debtors – including how many times they have had fines registered by SPER, the nature of the fines, how much they owe, and their postcodes.
Decision made. Requested information released.
10 May 2016 645 N/A Documents for each year, since 1 January, 2014, containing the following information in relation to fine compliance and enforcement:

  • the number of parking fines issued;
  • the postcodes of where the parking fines were issued;
  • the dollar value in fines issued;
  • the top five parking fine recipients over the two-and-a-half years, their postcode, and the number of parking fines they received; and

how much in parking fines are still overdue as of the date of this application.

Application withdrawn.

April

No Documents relating to the determining or the calculating the royalties that may be payable by the company. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication would cause substantial harm to an entity.
11 April 2016 635
Clayton Utz
No Documents relating to the determining or the calculating the royalties that may be payable by the company. Decision made. Access refused to all documents.
11 April 2016 634
Clayton Utz
No Documents relating to the determining or the calculating the royalties that may be payable by the company. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication would cause substantial harm to an entity.
11 April 2016 633
Clayton Utz
No Documents relating to the determining or the calculating the royalties that may be payable by the company. Decision made. No documents located.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
17 March 2016 631
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

All documents, including emails (and attachments) and internal memos that refer to or mention the Member for Cairns or Rob Pyne. This should include incoming, outgoing and internal documents within the ministerial office.

Decision made – relevant documents released.

February

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
29 February 2016 628
L Springborg
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

All documents relating to the appointment of Adrian Noon as a Specialist Advisor in the Commercial Group of Queensland Treasury.

Date range: 1 July 2015 to 29 February 2016.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
29 February 2016 627
L Springborg
Office of the Leader of the Opposition All documents relating to the appointment of Adrian Noon as a Specialist Advisor in the Commercial Group of Queensland Treasury.

Date range: 1 July 2015 to 29 February 2016.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
10 February 2016 623 N/A Documents held with the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
03 February 2016 622
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
No Any briefings, memorandums, analysis or correspondence relating to the decision taken by the Queensland Government to enter into the Heads of Agreement with the Commonwealth on the National Disability Insurance Scheme in May 2013.

These documents may relate to the consideration of and preparation for signing and/or the implementation subsequent to the signing. More specifically, the decision to agree to the benchmarks for the provision of benefits to individuals catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents.

Date Range: 26 March 2012 to 13 February 2015.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
03 February 2016 621
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
No Application made to the Motor Accident Insurance Commission

Any briefings, memorandums, analysis or correspondence relating to the decision taken by the Queensland Government to enter into the Heads of Agreement with the Commonwealth on the National Disability Insurance Scheme in May 2013.

These documents may relate to the consideration of and preparation for signing and/or the implementation subsequent to the signing. More specifically, the decision to agree to the benchmarks for the provision of benefits to individuals catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents.

Date Range: 26 March 2012 to 13 February 2015.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.

January

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
25 January 2016 619
B Swan
Australian Workers Union (AWU) Any documents analysing, documenting and/or considering the environmental and rehabilitation obligations of the Queensland Nickel and full cost of undertaking such works. The documents should include any decision made by the department or the Minister as a result of such consideration or analysis.

Date range: January 2015 to present.

Decision made – access refused to all documents – Consideration of Cabinet
25 January 2016 618
B Swan
Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) Documents about economic and financial modelling and cost-benefit analysis related to the medium and long-term future of the NSI economy and community following the cessation of mining operations in 2019 and any consideration and/or decision made by the department or the Minister as a result of such modelling and/or analysis. Such documents should include any impact on:

  • Discretionary spending;
  • Employment;
  • Small business;
  • Mine suppliers;
  • Housing market and prices;
  • Infrastructure (energy, roads, water, transport (ferry) education);
  • Movement of existing population from NSI;
  • Potential for future private sector investment.

Date range: June 2014 to present.

Decision made – relevant documents released.

2015

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December

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
01 December 2015 613
K Bissett
Channel 9 As of October 31, 2015, Please State

(a) the number of unpaid toll notices and
(b) the value of the unpaid toll notice debts referred to SPER by the Department of Transport and Main Roads for the following separately:

  • Debts under Active Compliance,
  • Debts under Active Enforcement,
  • Debts under Deferral,
  • Debts awaiting Enforcement.

Please state same as 1. for June 30, 2015, June 30 2014, June 30, 2013

As of 31 October 2015, please state

(a) the number of unpaid toll notices and
(b) the value of the unpaid toll notice debts referred to SPER by Brisbane City Council for the following separately.

  • Debts under Active Compliance,
  • Debts under active enforcement,
  • Debts under deferral,
  • Debts awaiting Enforcement

Please state same as 1. for June 30, 2015, for June 30, 2014, June 30, 2013.

Decision made. Relevant document released.
01 December 2015 611
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents, specifically reports, statistics, ministerial briefing notes and attachments and photos/CCTV, relating to the amount of speeding tickets referred to SPER each year from January 1, 2013. Breakdown by each year of the number and amount. Please also include the numbers and amounts for each year that have been recalled or withdrawn and why. Decision made – relevant document released.

November

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 November 2015 610 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
24 November 2015 609
Ashurst
Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Limited Certain commercial information. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication would cause substantial harm to an entity.
24 November 2015 608 N/A Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All correspondence between the Treasurer, and his office staff, and Clive Palmer, and other representatives of Queensland Nickel and Waratah Coal, since February 2013, along with any agendas or file notes of meetings between the same.

Application withdrawn.
24 November 2015 607
S Parnell
The Australian Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All correspondence between Minister Curtis Pitt, or his Chief of Staff, and unions regarding amendments to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld), specifically the restoration of immediate right to entry provisions, between February 2013 and 1 November this year.

Decision made – relevant document released.
16 November 2015 606
M Wordsworth
ABC Documents regarding a business case for the development of a new stadium in Townsville given the commitment of $100m to the project and the lobbying of funding from the Federal Government.

Date range: 1 February 2015 to present.

Decision made – refuse to deal with application – documents subject to Cabinet exemption.
10 November 2015 605 N/A Copies of certain documents held with the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
13 November 2015 604 N/A Copies of certain documents held with the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
11 November 2015 603
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents since July 1, 2014, specifically briefing notes and attachments, reports and reviews into the tender process which resulted in the awarding of the contract for medical rescue to the CareFlight Group. Decision made. No documents located.
04 November 2015 601
K Bisset
Channel 9 Total number of fines recipients with a voluntary instalment plandsand the total value of outstanding fines under instalment plans for each of the following periods: 2014-15; 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12; and 2010-11. For the 2014-15, please state the total number of fine recipients with a voluntary instalment plan and the total value of outstanding fines for the following category of infringements: Speeding fines; Red Light fines; Parking fines; and Unpaid toll fines. Please provide same information as offered in financial years: 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12; and 2010-11. Decision made – relevant document released.

October

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
28 October 2015 599
A Sandy
Channel 7 Documents specifically reports, audits, briefing notes and attachments and CCTV since January 1, 2013 relating to rescinded speeding fines each year. Please include the number that have been rescinded, amount they are worth and reasons why they are rescinded. Please also include the amount of outstanding overdue speeding fines each year since January 1, 2013 and the amount the speeding fines are worth. Please include the number and value of those that have been written off as a bad debt (i.e. won’t be paid back). Decision made – No documents located.
29 October 2015 598
L Springborg
Office of the Leader of the Opposition All documents including emails, memos, letters, briefing notes and other materials relating to board appointments for Queensland’s Government Owned Corporations and commercial statutory authorities. This should include all material relating to the appointment process. Decision made. Relevant documents released.
28 October 2015 597
L Springborg
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All correspondence (including but not limited to) emails, memos, letters, briefing notes and reports within the Treasurer’s Office relating to the Member for Cook and/or the Cook Electorate Office.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
21 October 2015 595 N/A Documents created since January 1, 2014 relating to any analysis/evaluation/forecast of the impact of altering penalty rates including in the tourism and hospitality sector. Application forwarded to Department of Justice and Attorney-General for processing.
19 October 2015 593
K Fraser
The Courier Mail Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All documents relating to a meeting between the Treasurer and Clive Palmer, including communications leading up to the meeting, notes from the meeting and diary entries in the Treasurer’s diary. Documents should include, but not be restricted to, emails, briefing papers, documents drafted in preparation for the meeting and reports.

Date range: 1 July 2015 to 19 October 2015.

Decision made – relevant documents released.

September

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
22 September 2015 590 N/A Copies of all documents held with the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
17 September 2015 589
S Parnell
The Australian Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All correspondence between Dave Hanna (formerly of the BLF and CFMEU) and the Treasurer on any issue since the last election.

Decision made – no documents located.
08 September 2015 587
K Bissett
Channel 9 The total value of all payments made on behalf of the public hospital system to victims for each financial year period a.) 2012-13, b.) 2013-14 and c.) 2014-15 financial years.

The total number of individual cases awarded compensation payments due to medical negligence separately, along with a brief description of reason for claim, a.) 2012-13, b) 2013-14 and c) 2014-15 financial years.

A breakdown of these payments for each public hospital (not area health district or region) where the alleged medical negligence occurred for the a) 2012-13, b) 2013-14 and c) 2014-15 financial years. By these I mean, number of claims and total value of claims, for each public hospital in each year.

Decision made – relevant documents released.

August

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
31 August 2015 585
S Parnell
Yes
The Australian
Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All documents detailing who the Treasurer was scheduled to meet as part of the Business Observer’s Program at the Queensland Labor State Conference in August, including diary entries, correspondence with the party and correspondence with the observers.

Application finalised – unable to make a decision on documents subject to application, as the documents are not documents of a Minister as the documents do not related to the functions of an agency but relate to party political activities.
24 August 2015 584
F Delhomme
Greenpeace Australia Pacific Application made to the Office of the Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

All notes reporting on or referring to the following meetings as per the official Ministerial diary of the Hon Curtis Pitt 29 June 2015 (meeting with Minister Lynham); 15 June 2015 (meeting with Adani and Minister Lynham); 16 June 2015 (meeting with the Queensland Resources Council); 16 Junes 2015 (meeting with Minister Lynham).

Decision made – relevant documents released.
14 August 2015 583 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to the consideration and decision not to provide ex-gratia relief for client. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law
14 August 2015 582 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to the consideration and decision not to provide ex-gratia relief for client. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law
14 August 2015 581 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to the consideration and decision not to provide ex-gratia relief for client. Decision made – released documents not published as
10 August 2015 580
M Wordsworth
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Application transferred from Department of Education and Training. Reports, assessments, analysis and/or briefings on the impact of changes to penalty rates on the hospitality, retail and/or tourism sectors in Queensland since 1 January 2014. For example, the productivity Commission delivered a draft report on August 4 2015. Decision made – no documents located.
06 August 2015 578 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
05 August 2015 577
J Tager
Yes
North Queensland Conservation Council
Any due diligence conducted in relation to the Adani companies’ proposed Queensland projects; Any assessment of the viability of the Adani companies proposed Queensland projects;

Any communications between Treasury and the Department of State Development relating to the viability of the Adani companies proposed Queensland Projects; and

Any communications between Treasury and the Department of State Development Relating to proposed assistance for the Adani companies proposed projects in Queensland.

Date range: January 2015 to 5 August 2015.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
06 August 2015 576 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
03 August 2015 575 No All documents held by the Office of State Revenue relating to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

July

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
21 July 2015 573
C Wood
350.Org Australia All documents from 1 January 2013 to the present relating to the Commonwealth Bank’s potential involvement in Adani’s Abbot Point project and Carmichael Coal Mine in the Galilee Basin, including:

  1. All documents relating to this issue involving communication between the Queensland Department of Treasury and the Commonwealth Bank;
  2. All documents provided to the Queensland Department of Treasury by Adani which reference the Commonwealth Bank.

Date range: 1 January 2013 to 21 July 2015

Decision made – access refused to documents.
9 July 2015 572 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
6 July 2015 568
L. Walsh
The Courier Mail Any briefing notes to or from the Treasury department relating to any proposed changes to the State Financial Institutions Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996. This could include, without excluding other documents, any mention of head office requirements of Suncorp or any residency requirements of officers of employees of Suncorp.

Date range: 1 January 2013 to 5 July 2013.

Decision made – no documents located.

June

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 June 2015 567
Thomson Geer Lawyers
No Quarterly reports, meeting agendas, minutes and notes produced by the inter-governmental working group as referred to in the letter from the Honourable Geoff Wilson MP to the Honourable Anna Bligh MP on 10 June 2008.

Date range: June 2008 to December 2013.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
26 June 2015 566
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

Any materials, investigations, inquiries or reports into the construction, fit out, leasing and operation of 1 William Street by the Queensland Government. This should include a list of costs involved in preparing these reports, and any third party consultants contracted to undertake these actions. This request should also include emails between the Treasurer’s Office, the Treasury department, third parties and other Ministerial offices such as the Premier’s Office or Department of Housing and Public Works.

Date range: 14 February 2015 to 26 June 2015.

Decision made – relevant document released.
26 June 2015 565
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition Any materials, investigations, inquiries or reports into the construction, fit out, leasing and operation of 1 William Street by the Queensland Government. This should include a list of costs involved in preparing these reports, and any third parties contracted to undertake these actions. The request should include emails to the Minister’s Office, other departments, other Ministerial offices and associated third parties.

Date range: 14 February 2015 to 26 June 2015.

Decision made – relevant document released.
19 June 2015 561
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

Any correspondence including emails, memos, briefing notes or other materials to the Minister’s Office from the Department of Justice and Attorney-General relating to the Industrial Relations Act and enforcement and compliance activities undertaken by departmental inspectors. This should include copies of documents returned from the Minister’s Office to the Department and any emails between staff in the Minister’s Office on this subject.

Date range: 14 February 2015 to 19 June 2015

Decision made – no documents located.
22 June 2015 560
L. Walsh
The Courier Mail Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

Any briefing notes to or from the Treasurer’s Office relating to any proposed changes to the State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996. This could include, without excluding other documents, any mention of head office requirements of Suncorp or any residency requirements of officers or employees of Suncorp.

Date range: 1 January 2013 to 22 June 2015

Decision made – no documents located.
19 June 2015 559 N/A Documentation from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
16 June 2015 558
M. Wordsworth
ABC The number of Great Start Grants paid each month, sorted by postcode, for the months from January 1, 2014 to the latest reporting period. Decision made – relevant document released.
16 June 2015 557
M. Wordsworth
ABC Documents created since January 1, 2015, relating to requests from, or on behalf of, Directors-General and/or Ministers detailing requirements for office amenities at the 1 William Street building including requests for (a) bathrooms, (b) toilets, (c) furniture, (d) specific floor requests and/or locations within the building and/or views. Decision made – no documents located.
17 June 2015 556 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
27 May 2015 555
Thomson Geer
No Documents relating to the establishment, management and activities of the inter-departmental working group established to address the future viability of Underground Coal Gasification in Queensland which is referred to in the letter from Mr Dan Hunt of the Department of Mines and Energy to Mr Ken Smith of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet dated 15 April 2008. Decision made – no documents located.
20 May 2015 554
Thomson Geer
No Documents in relation to the ‘high level steering group’ established by the Coordinator-General referenced in the letter from Premier Bligh to Mr David Maxwell dated 9 February 2009 between British Gas and the Queensland Government. Decision made – no documents located.
18 May 2015 552 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
12 May 2015 551 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
12 May 2015 550 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
7 May 2015 549 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
4 May 2015 548 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
4 May 2015 546 N/A Documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

April

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
24 April 2015 545 N/A Documentation from Office of State Revenue concerning a client’s company’s payroll tax audit. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
22 April 2015 544
M Wordsworth
ABC With reference to section 8 of the Mineral Resources Act 1989, which states that coal on some land alienated in fee simple before 1 March 1910 is not the property of the Crown; I request documents showing: (a) how much income in coal royalties has been accrued to parties other than the Queensland Government in the last 4 calendar years (2010-2014) due to this clause, itemised by year; (b) the names of the parties and/or coal mines relevant to (a); and (c) the amounts to each of the parties relevant to (a). Decision made – relevant document released.
16 April 2015 543
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

All documents, including emails, correspondence, briefing notes and internal memorandums relating to the proposed merger of Government Owned Corporations, including but not limited to CS Energy, Stanwell, Powerlink, Ergon, Energex and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Date range: 10 February 2015 to April 2015.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
16 April 2015 542
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

Any correspondence, emails, letters, meeting requests or meeting lists between the Treasurer’s Office and Queensland union representatives, including but not limited to: the Electrical Trades Union (or CEPU), Queensland Council of Unions, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, Queensland Nurses Union, Queensland Teachers Union, Together Union, Transport Workers Union and the Rail, Tram and Bus Union. This should include any briefs or internal memorandums authored in preparation for meetings between the Treasurer’s Office and union representatives.

Date range: 12 February 2015 to April 2015.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
16 April 2015 541
L. Springborg
Office of the Opposition All documents, including emails, correspondence, briefing notes and internal memorandums relating to the proposed merger of Government Owned Corporations, including but not limited to CS Energy, Stanwell, Powerlink, Ergon, Energex and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Decision made – relevant documents released.
16 April 2015 540 N/A Documents in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
13 April 2015 538 N/A
  1. All documents (in any form) relating to the rights (including and excluding rights) granted to Tattsbet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  2. All documents (in any form) which in any way describes the nature and/or extent of the exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  3. All agreements and arrangements which covers any rights or obligations on the State of Queensland (or any government departments) or the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board trading as Racing Queensland in relation to the exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  4. All documents (in any form) concerning any policy of the State of Queensland (or any government departments) or Queensland All Codes Racing Industry trading as Racing Queensland with respect to exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.

Date range: 1 January 2010 to 13 April 2015.

Application withdrawn.
13 April 2015 537
Ladbrokes
No Application made to the Office of the Treasurer

  1. All documents (in any form) relating to the rights (including and excluding rights) granted to Tattsbet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  2. All documents (in any form) which in any way describes the nature and/or extent of the exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  3. All agreements and arrangements which covers any rights or obligations on the State of Queensland (or any government departments) or the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board trading as Racing Queensland in relation to the exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.
  4. All documents (in any form) concerning any policy of the State of Queensland (or any government departments) or Queensland All Codes Racing Industry trading as Racing Queensland with respect to exclusive rights granted to TattsBet Limited (or Tatts Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries) in respect of wagering or bookmaking in Queensland.

Date range: 1 January 2010 to 13 April 2015.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
7 April 2015 535
B Kitschke
Uber Treasurer’s Office, Queensland Treasury and all agencies and Departments within the portfolio and Department of Transport and Main Roads between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 20158 that mention:

  • Taxi Council Queensland;
  • Taxis;
  • Uber;
  • Ride sharing; and
  • Shared economy.
Decision made – relevant documents released.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
23 March 2015 534 N/A Documents in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
16 March 2015 533
K. Bissett
Nine Network Australia
  1. Since August 21, 2012 to January 1, 2015 the a) total number of offender levies collected and b) the total dollar face value of levies from these cases.
  2. A breakdown of the above amount by each Queensland court separately of the a) the number of offender levies by face value and b) the total face value amount.
  3. A breakdown of the above amount by each major category of crime, if collected. That is a) the number of offender levies by face value and b) the total face value amount.

Application transferred in full to Queensland Treasury from Department of Justice and Attorney-General.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
25 March 2015 532 N/A Documents relating to a meeting between the Office of State Revenue and the applicant’s client. Decision made – documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
25 March 2015 531
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents such as reports, Ministerial/executive briefing notes and attachments and correspondence since January 1, 2013 relating to:

  1. Proteus;
  2. Choice of fund;
  3. Public Offer.

Application transferred in part to QSuper from Queensland Treasury.

Relevant documents released at external review
25 March 2015 530
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents such as reports, invoices and receipts relating to the overseas travel expenses of CEO Rosemary Vilgan since January 1, 2013.

Application transferred in full to QSuper from Queensland Treasury.

Relevant documents released at external review
25 March 2015 529
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents such as reports, Ministerial/executive briefing notes and attachments and correspondence since January 1, 2013 relating to:

  1. Proteus;
  2. Choice of fund;
  3. Public Offer.
Decision made – relevant documents released.

Document subject to third party objection released.

25 March 2015 528 N/A Documents such as reports, invoices and receipts relating to the overseas travel expenses of CEO Rosemary Vilgan since January 1, 2013. Application transferred in full to QSuper.
25 March 2015 527
A Sandy
Seven Network Correspondence such as emails between Queensland Treasury Special Counsel Mark Vilgan and QSuper CEO Rosemary Vilgan since January 1, 2013. Decision made – no documents located
24 March 2015 525 N/A Documents in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
23 March 2015 524 N/A Documents in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
18 March 2015 523
K Bissett
Nine Network
  1. The total amount of public money paid to Crosby Textor to supply services for the Strong Choices strategy, along with a description to what was provided.
  2. A list of all other consultants paid to supply services and advice for the Strong Choices strategy, including the amounts paid and a description of the service provided.
Decision made – relevant documents released.
17 March 2015 522 N/A The most recent report and/or draft and/or analysis of the Safe Night Out Strategy. (It was mentioned in the latest Annual Report that a review would begin in this current financial year of the Government’s Safe Night Out Strategy. Decision made – no documents located.
4 March 2015 521
M Wordsworth
ABC Documents in relation to (i) the Government Wireless Network project exceeding its original estimated cost of $457.3m and reasons for any such cost overruns; (ii) issues, comment, analysis and/or forecasts that the Government Wireless Network will allow and/or cause delays for emergency services in communications over the network.

Date range: 1 January 2013 to 4 March 2015.

Decision made – no documents located.
3 March 2015 520 N/A All documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
3 March 2015 519 N/A All documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.

February

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
26 February 2015 518 N/A Any requests for the investigation and the Office of State Revenue’s findings in relation to any breaches of the land tax laws concerning certain land owned by Springfield Land Corporation (No 2) Pty Ltd which was reclassified from residential land to primary production land.

Documents to include request for review from former Treasurer Tim Nicholls MP, internal memorandum, emails, findings and/or rulings.

Date range: June 2013 to October 2014.

Decision made – released documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
23 February 2015 516
M Wordsworth
ABC Details, including position level and/or salary band, of the compensation and/or payout costs due to termination of contracts of employment in the public service since January 31, 2015. Decision made – no documents located.
25 February 2015 513
A Sandy
Seven Network Documents relating to infringements issued in relation to tolls in Brisbane since January 1, 2013, including:

  1. The number of infringements issued
  2. A breakdown of the reasons for infringements
  3. A breakdown of the location where offence occurred
  4. The number of disputed fines
  5. The number of withdrawn fines
  6. The number of unpaid fines
  7. The amount still owing from unpaid fines.

N.B. This application was part-transferred from Department of Transport and Main Roads. Queensland Treasury is only processing items 4-7 of the application.

Decision made – relevant documents released.
18 February 2015 514 N/A All documents regarding the transfer on 31 August 1992 between two companies (names of companies withheld) where stamp duty (amount withheld) was paid. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
16 February 2015 512 N/A Access to a copy of the response document prepared by Shipley Consultants Pty Ltd regarding the Request for Offer – GRC Upgrade issued by the Office of State Revenue on 28 November 2013. Applicant is also seeking copies of any revised response documents prepared on the same request for offer by Shipley Consultants Pty Ltd. Application finalised. Access refused to all documents.
13 February 2015 511 N/A All documents from the Office of State Revenue in relation to a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
11 February 2015 510
M. Wordsworth
ABC Analysis of a potential ethanol mandate. Application finalised. Access refused.
11 February 2015 509
M. Wordsworth
ABC Estimates and/or forecasts regarding the costs in the transfer of government to the Australian Labor Party (ALP) including with respect to the ALP’s policy of reducing and renaming ministries. Application finalised. Access refused.
11 February 2015 508
M. Wordsworth
ABC Purely statistical and factual material on what is the proposed revenue to the State of Queensland from eight Government Owned Corporations (GOCs) (Stanwell Corporation, CS Energy Ltd, Gladstone Ports Corporation, Port of Townsville Ltd with Mt Isa Rail line, Sunwater Industrial Pipelines, Powerlink, Energex, Ergon) for the next five financial years. Application finalised. Access refused.
11 February 2015 507
M. Wordsworth
ABC Briefings and analysis relevant to the reduction of Queensland’s deficit, and forecasts relevant to the deficit in terms of reducing or increasing the deficit and potential effects on the state’s credit rating. Application finalised. Access refused.
11 February 2015 506
M Wordsworth
ABC All documents relating to briefings given to Shane Knuth and/or Robbie Katter (or their agents) since the election on January 31, 2015. Decision made – relevant documents released.

January

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
28 January 2015 504
E. Mohle
Queensland Nurses Union Voluntary Separation Packages and Redundancies paid for all categories of the workforce in Queensland Health, Department of Health and any Queensland Hospital and Health Services or Health Care facilities. A quarterly breakdown of the total number of voluntary separation packages from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2014. No personal details of recipients required. Application finalised. Relevant document released.
21 January 2015 503
B. McNaught
SCT Logistics
  • Deed of Grant no 715275524 relevant schedules in 29 June 2010 Queensland Government Gazette No. 72, page 861 Transfer Notice – Project Direction (Queensland Rail – QR National Restructure).
  • Details of the transfer of the property at Acacia Ridge (Brisbane Multi User Terminal) and covenants and rights held by the Government.
  • Details of what conditions apply to Aurizon’s use of the land and any conditions or rights the government imposed on the facility with respect to use and rights in relation to the rail terminal.
Application finalised. Relevant documents released.
13 January 2015 502 N/A “…access and provision to ALL of the information that was used by the Office of State Revenue (OSR) in forming their view in relation to the assessment of payroll tax which includes:

  • Copies of documents held by the OSR that relate to the taxpayer;
  • Copies of documents held by the OSR that relate to the entities outlined in the assessment;
  • Payroll tax assessments and associated working papers for each entity;
  • Internal administration papers and records and general correspondence;
  • Tax law and management policy documents, including recommendations and decisions;
  • Requests for legal advice and copies of notes of advice given;
  • Correspondence, reports and other documents relating to the above;
  • Reports and associated working papers resulting from internal reviews;
  • References to technical rulings, guidelines, instructions, interpretations of the law and details of a number of procedures and practices following within the OSR;
  • Any third party information, which is not exempt, and relates to the taxpayers affairs & and the entities referred to in the assessment;
  • Any publicly available material, such as newspaper articles, radio broadcasts, magazines, etc; and
  • Any information held by the OSR in relation to all the entities noted.”
Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prohibited by law.
12 January 2015 501 Kelvin Bisset Channel 9 Since August 21, 2012 to January 1, 2015, the a.) total number of offender levy cases referred to SPER and b.) the total dollar value of levies from these cases.
Since August 21, 2012 to January 1, 2015, the a.) total number of offender levy cases referred to SPER paid and b.) the total dollar value of levies from these cases where the levy has been paid.
Since August 21, 2012 to January 1, 2015, a.) total number offender levy cases subject to an Enforcement Order and b.) the total value of these levies subject to an Enforcement Order.
Since August 21, 2012 to January 1, 2015, the a.) total number of offender levy cases subject to an Enforcement Order where the levy has not been paid by the due date and b.) the total value of these levies subject to an Enforcement Order where the levy has not been paid by the due date.
Application finalised. Relevant documents released.

2014

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December

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
23 December 2014 500
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Medical Rescue Holdings Pty Ltd The $300 million from funding by the Queensland Government over the next 10 years to the Careflight Group (including the following entities):

Careflight Group Limited
Careflight Retrieval Medicine Limited
Careflight Air Ambulance Pty Ltd
International Medical Systems Pty Ltd Careflight GC Limited)

and, in particular, the due diligence, investigation and cost-benefit processes associated with and giving rise to the Queensland Government deciding to commit to that funding including in the context of there being no competition or competitive tendering processes in respect of procurement and engagement of aeromedical and medical repatriation services provided by the Careflight Group, this being contrary to current practices in such other Australian jurisdictions (such as NSW and Victoria, the governments of which in recent years conducted comprehensive reviews of practices in relation to procurement and engagement of aeromedical and medical repatriation services provided to government departments and entities – and which resulted in the provision of such services to government entities being open to completion and competitive tendering). The subject matter includes any consideration, research and/or opinion and/or findings in respect of opening up the provision of aeromedical and medical repatriation services to government departments and entities (including Queensland Health) to competition and competitive tendering.

Date range: 1 Jan 2010 to date of application

Decision made – access refused.
23 December 2014 499
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Medical Rescue Holdings Pty Ltd The leasing of the Bombardier Challenger 604 VH-URR twin engine jet aircraft from an entity within the Careflight Group (such as one of the entities:

Careflight Group Limited
Careflight Retrieval Medicine Limited
Careflight Air Ambulance Pty Ltd
International Medical Systems Pty Ltd
Careflight GC Limited)

to the Queensland Government and any tendering or due diligence processes associated with the assessing of and/or entering into the lease arrangements in respect of the Bombardier Challenger 604 VH-URR twin engine jet aircraft.

Date range: 1 Jan 2010 to date of application

Decision made – no documents located.
23 December 2014 498
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Medical Rescue Holdings Pty Ltd Concurrent employment, secondment, engagement or contracting of the services of senior officers of Queensland Government Departments (including Queensland Health) with any of the entities in the Careflight Group (including:

Careflight Group Limited
Careflight Retrieval Medicine Limited
Careflight Air Ambulance Pty Ltd
International Medical Systems Pty Ltd
Careflight GC Limited)

from which such senior officers have received any benefit (whether financial or otherwise).

Date range: 1 Jan 2010 to date of application.

Decision made – no documents located.
23 December 2014 497
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Bennett & Philp Lawyers The cost of (and amount paid for) services that have been purchased by Queensland Health from the Careflight Group (including entities:

Careflight Group Limited
Careflight Retrieval Medicine Limited
Careflight Air Ambulance Pty Ltd
International Medical Systems Pty Ltd
Careflight GC Limited)

for any services or works, including aeromedical and medical repatriation services including in the context of the absence of any competition or competitive tendering processes in respect of procurement and engagement of aeromedical and medical repatriation services provided by the Careflight Group.

Date range: 1 Jan 2010 to date of application

Decision made – access refused.
17 December 2014 496
Kelmeny Fraser
The Courier Mail To search the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade:

All documents relating to any discussions/ consideration of asset write-downs of network distribution companies Ergon and Energex from 1 July 2013 to date of application.

Application finalised. No relevant documents located.
17 December 2014 495
Kelmeny Fraser
The Courier Mail To search the Office of Government Owned Corporations of Queensland Treasury and Trade:

All documents relating to any discussions/ consideration of asset write-downs of network distribution companies Ergon and Energex from 1 July 2013 to date of application.

Application finalised – access refused to all documents.
17 December 2014 493
J Tager
North Queensland Conservation Council All documents relating to the assessment of the economic viability of the Adani projects in Queensland (Carmichael mine, rail line, Abbot Point); All communication between the Department of Premier and Cabinet and/or the Premier’s office and the Treasury relating to the economic viability of the above projects; All communications between the Department of State Development and/or the Deputy Premier’s office and the Treasury relating to the economic viability of the above projects; All communications between Treasury and Adani relating to the economic viability of the above projects; All documents relating to proposed or existing payments, subsidies, contributions or tax breaks given to any of the above projects; Public documents and personal information relating to 3rd parties is not required.

Date Range: 1 September 2014 to 17 December 2014

Application finalised. Relevant documents released.
15 December 2014 491
Wendy Tubman
North Queensland Conservation Council All documents relating to Treasury analysis of the decision by the Queensland Government to dispose of dredge spoil on Caley Valley Wetland at Abbot Point (the project), specifically work associated with projects referred to the Federal Government under the EPBC Act (2014/7356 and 2014/7355), which includes the dumping of dredge spoil in Caley Valley Wetland, the wetland ‘enhancement’ work and the pumping of dredge spoil to land, including but not limited to analysis of costs, cost recovery, cost-benefits and the viability of the project;

All documents relating to economic modelling of the project, financial costs of the project and cost recovery for the project;

All correspondence between Treasury and the Dept of State Development or Premier and Cabinet relating to the above project;

Any business plan(s) for the project.

Date range: from 1 August 2014 to 15 December 2014.

Application finalised. Relevant documents released.
9 December 2014 488 N/A All documents relating to the announcement on November 17th in relation to the Infrastructure Enabling Agreement, including but not limited to the decision to provide Queensland government funding to facilitate Adani Mining Pty Ltd’s North Galilee Basin Rail project, including correspondence with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Queensland Treasury, or Adani Mining Pty Ltd, its related entities or agents for the period from 1 September 2014 to 9 December 2014. Application finalised. Documents published.

November

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
18 November 2014 487
Sean Parnell
The Australian The reports/summaries of all polling and market research undertaken by Crosby Textor where any of the questions referred to the sale or lease of assets. Application finalised. No relevant documents located.
11 November 2014 485 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.

 

October

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
24 October 2014 484 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a family trust Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
23 October 2014 483 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
22 October 2014 482
John Oliver
United Fire Fighters Union 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 finalised. Documents published.
20 October 2014 481 N/A Documents relevant to a duty assessment issued to a company. Decision finalised. Access refused to all documents.
14 October 2014 478
Michael McKinnon
ABC 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 finalised. Documents published.
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 finalised. Access refused to all documents.
13 October 2014 475
Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application

(a) all emails of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade;
(b) the diary of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade. Please print the diary in “Calendar Details Style” format;
(c) the diary of the staff member responsible for the Treasurer and Minister for Trade’s diary; and
The diary of the Chief of Staff (or most senior advisor) to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
Time period: 6 October 2014 to 9 October 2014

Application finalised. Documents published.
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 finalised. All documents exempt.
9 October 2014 473
Matt Wordsworth
ABC 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 finalised – documents published.
9 October 2014 472 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
8 October 2014 471 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
8 October 2014 470 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
8 October 2014 469 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
8 October 2014 468 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
8 October 2014 467 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.

 

September

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
15 September 2014 464 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
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 finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
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.

 

August

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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.

 

July

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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.
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.

 

June

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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.

May

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.14 May 2014424N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.14 May 2014423N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.14 May 2014422N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.14 May 2014421N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.14 May 2014420N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.13 May 2014419N/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 8 May 2014417N/AAll documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation.Application finalised. No documents located.6 May 2014416
Alison SandySeven Network LimitedOffice 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.

April

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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.
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.

 

March

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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.

 

February

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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 with decision. Access provided to a further 36 documents 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 finalised. No documents located.
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.

 

January

 

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
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.
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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December

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
16 December 2013 392
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition
  1. Information containing the number of land tax payees and amount of land tax paid per taxable value bracket for both individuals, companies, trustees and absentees listed separately for the 2012-13, 2011-12 and 2010-11 financial years.
  2. Number of land tax payees in Queensland who are not Queensland residents split out by taxable value bracket for both individuals, companies, trustees and absentees listed separately for the 2012-13, 2011-12 and 2010-11 financial years.
Land tax summary data released.
16 December 2013 391
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 $1.1 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. Payroll tax summary data released.

November

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
5 November 2013 390 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
4 November 2013 383 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.
4 November 2013 382 N/A All documentation regarding assessments, reassessments, default assessments for payroll tax liability and audit conducted by Office of State Revenue regarding client. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.

October

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
31 October 2013 381
Stone Group Lawyers
No All information relating to the payment of land tax over agricultural, pasturage and forestry land in the State of Queensland Email summarising results to a specific data inquiry of the Land Tax System released.
31 October 2013 380 N/A Copies of all communications/documentation relating to land tax on various properties relating to client. Application withdrawn
30 October 2013 379 N/A Information held in electronic databases capable of being released as documents held with the Queensland Government Insura nce Fund concerning payouts or ex-gratia payments to former patients of surgeon Dr Jayant Patel paid regardless of any finding of guilt against him as at June 30, 2013. Application transferred in full to Queensland Health.
11 October 2013 377
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Documents produced in the last two financial years containing information showing expense claims made by Ministers for any travel to social related functions like weddings, funerals, birthdays, sport events and any other social celebrations.
Application finalised.
No documents located.

September

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
27 September 2013 376 N/A Stamp duty details held with the Office of State Revenue relating to the property of a deceased relative. Application withdrawn.

August

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
23 August 2013 372
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last two financial years containing information about the number of requests for review and the number of these that were successful for (a) parking offences; (b) speeding offences and (c) camera detected red light offences. Application Finalised.
No documents located.
23 August 2013 371
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last two financial years containing information about the number and value of speeding fines issued by fixed digital speed cameras and by Queensland Police, according to postcode of the driver. Application finalised.
No documents located.
21 August 2013 365
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Any document (electronic or hardcopy) purporting to be the Diary of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade for the period 1 June 2013 to 23 June 2013.
Relevant diary entries of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade released.
14 August 2013 364 N/A All correspondence relating to Wide Bay Water Corporation transition, including but not limited to information on the assessment of Fraser Coast Regional Council submission for exemption dated June 2013. Application withdrawn
14 August 2013 363 N/A Transcript of a telephone conversation with Office of State Revenue regarding land tax matter. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
7 August 2013 362
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last two years containing information including analysis, assessment, consideration about extent of, and reasons for, any difference in fuel prices for motorists compared to other Australian states.
The time period: August 2011 – August 2013
Application finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
6 August 2013 361
King & Wood Mallesons
John Holland Pty Ltd Documents relating to:

  1. The document titled \’Queensland Coal Transport planning for growth\’ issued in February 2008.
  2. Documents created, received or communicated by Ports Corporation Limited, QR National Limited, QR Network Pty Ltd, Department of State Development Infrastructure and Planning, Department of Transport and Main Roads and Queensland Treasury and Trade between 1 June 2007 and 30 July 2008 that records or refers to the feasibility, status and or progress of any project (or proposed project) that was intended to increase the transportation of coal to the Abbot Point Coal Terminal by rail, including the Goonyella to Abbot Point Expansion Project or the Northern Missing Link, including contracts or agreements in relation to those matters.
  3. Documents created, received or communicated by Ports Corporation Limited between 1 June 2007 and 30 July 2008 that records or refers to the committed capacity and/or utilisation of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal for the export of coal and the forecast capacity and/or utilisation of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal for the export of coal including contracts or agreements in relation to those matters.
Relevant documents released.
2 August 2013 360
Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced since the last election containing information showing the extent, incidence, costs (including accommodation), reasons and destination of overseas travel by public servants.
The time period: March 2012 – August 2013
Spreadsheet detailing requested information concerning overseas travel released.

July

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
25 July 2013 358 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
11 July 2013 356
L Martin
No Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
The three point Coastal Management Plan that was delivered to Treasurer Tim Nicholls, author is Gold Coast City Council.
Three Point Coastal Management Plan released.
5 July 2013 355 N/A Documents produced in the last 12 months showing information about any sale or disposal of government-owned buildings and/or land without tender and any advice, analysis or other information about the need, requirement or desirability of using a tender process for such sale or disposal. Application withdrawn.
3 July 2013 352
Kelvin Bissett
Nine Network Australia
  • Since August 21, 2012, the a) total number of offender levy cases referred to SPER* and b) the total dollar value of levies from these cases;
  • Since August 21, 2012, the a) total number of offender levy cases referred to SPER paid and b) the total dollar value of levies from these cases where the levy has been paid;
  • Since August 21, 2012, the a) total number of offender cases subject to an Enforcement Order and b) the total value of these levies subject to an Enforcement Order; and
  • Since August 21, 2012, the a) total number of offender levy cases subject to an Enforcement Order where the levy has not been paid by the due date and b) the total value of these levies subject to an Enforcement Order where the levy has not been paid by the due date.

*SPER – State Penalties Enforcement Registry.

Relevant offender levy information released.

June

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
24 June 2013 350
Mr Liam Walsh
The Courier Mail Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Any documents, including ministerial briefing notes, audits, draft media statements and reports, relating to a statement in a media release from the Treasurer dated May 27 2013, which stated the impact from increasing the duty on general insurance products would be “on a policy for a $300,000 with $75,000 contents the increase will be $25 per year”
Include documents detailing the modelling, analysis or methodology used to determine the impact of insurance hikes on households and businesses, along with examples supplied. Please also include documents detailing the decision to use the example of a $300,000 home with $75,000 in contents, which was referred to in the media release. Please include any other examples.
Relevant draft media statements.
21 June 2013 345 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
19 June 2013 349 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
19 June 2013 348 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. No documents located.
19 June 2013 347 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
19 June 2013 346 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
14 June 2013 343 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
12 June 2013 344 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
06 June 2013 342
Ms Alison Sandy
The Courier Mail Documents in the form of a spreadsheet detailing figures on compensation paid out, either due to court awards, out-of-court settlements or ex-gratia payments, following claims from motorists lodged against the Queensland Government relating to pot holes:

  1. The total value of all payments made on behalf of Queensland Transport and Main Roads, to each period in the 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 financial years;
  2. The total number of individual cases awarded compensation payments due to pot holes separately, along with a brief description of the claim in the 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 financial years;
  3. A breakdown of these payments where the alleged damage occurred for the 2009-10, the 2010-11 and the 2011-12 financial years; and
  4. For each of the three financial years, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 please state the top five individual payouts and the description of the grounds for the claim.
Application finalised. No documents located.

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
24 May 2013 339
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Documents (briefing notes, information regarding the timing of the printing of the Queensland Government response to the Queensland Commission of Audit) a) the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu report commissioned by the Queensland Commission of Audit on health service delivery in Queensland; b) when the Queensland Government\’s response to the Queensland Commission of Audit was finalised and sent to the printer, which was tabled in the Queensland Parliament on 30 April 2013; and c) any briefing notes prepared for the Treasurer and Minister for Trade for the period of March 2013 regarding Rowland\’s. Relevant emails and attachments.
24 May 2013 338
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Documents (briefing notes, contracts & document containing prices excluding Cabinet and Executive Council documents and documents prepared for Parliament) regarding the total costing of refurbishments for the seven government owned buildings located in the Brisbane CBD that were sold, prior to sale, the total amount each building was sold for and any commissions made by the advisor and lease conditions. Questions and Answers – Government Accommodation Project; Jones Lang LaSelle Portfolio Sale Analysis and Assessment; and Colliers Portfolio Assessment.
24 May 2013 337
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
No
  1. All written communications to, from or involving personnel at Queensland Treasury and Trade and its relevant Minister concerning:
    1. flood events that occurred between September 2010 and February 2011, including in relation to:
      • weather forecasts and warnings of severe weather events in the lead up to the flood events;
      • flood preparedness activities;
      • risk of harm/damage due to flooding;
      • flood mitigation operations at Wivenhoe, Somerset and North Pine dams; and/or
      • water supply considerations relating to the above dams.
  2. The request at (1)a above includes, but is not limited to, communications involving:
    1. Andrew Fraser MP, Treasurer and Minister for State Development and Trade at the relevant time and/or his advisors and/or any person within his office;
    2. Gerard Bradley, Under Treasurer at the relevant time and/or any other person within the department.

Written communications includes:

  • Emails
  • Correspondence
  • Memoranda
  • Briefing notes
  • Minutes of meetings
  • Speaking points
  • Submissions
  • Reports
  • Proposals
  • Records of telephone calls

Time Period: June 2010 to 24 May 2013.

Relevant departmental correspondence and attachments and briefing notes with attachments.
23 May 2013 336
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Documents (as defined in section b – emails and briefing notes) regarding changes to the final Queensland Commission of Audit Report, between the Office of the Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade, Queensland Commission of Audit Team and members of the Under Treasurer\’s Office. Time period: 28 February 2013 to 30 April 2013. Application finalised. No documents located.
23 May 2013 335
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Documents (emails and briefing notes) regarding the communication between the Queensland Commission of Audit staff and staff of the Office of the Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and members of the Under Treasurer\’s Office, in regard to the use of the words “privatisation”, “outsourcing”, “contestability” and “asset sales”.
Time period: 11 July 2012 to 30 April 2013.
Relevant email between the Commission of Audit and the Treasurer’s Office released.
23 May 2013 334
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Documents (briefing notes) referencing the QIC purchasing Brisbane City Council assets, including but not limited to Clem 7 and Legacy Way and a list of consultancy contracts awarded by the department, broken down by name of organisation, purpose, length of time engaged for and price.
Time period: since 1 July 2012.
Department’s Consultancy Register released.
21 May 2013 333 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
14 May 2013 330
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents containing a list of land and buildings available or possibly available for sale. Application finalised. No documents located.
09 May 2013 332
Waratah Coal Pty Ltd
No Documents regarding the development of the Port of Abbot Point, specifically:

  • the decision of the Queensland Government to stop the NQBP Projects Terminals 4-9 and the Multi-Cargo Facility;
  • GVK Hancock advice to the Queensland Government regarding the T4-9 Projects holding up the EPBC approvals and its T3 Project;
  • the North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) board paper presented at the Board meeting held on 22 May 2012; and
  • all meetings held with NQBP, including but limited to meetings held on 1 and 8 May 2012.

Time period: 16 September 2011 – 9 May 2013

Relevant emails, briefing notes, memorandums and file notes released.
09 May 2013 331
Waratah Coal Pty Ltd
No Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Documents regarding the development of the Port of Abbot Point, specifically:
  • the decision of the Queensland Government to stop the NQBP Projects Terminals 4-9 and the Multi-Cargo Facility;
  • GVK Hancock advice to the Queensland Government regarding the T4-9 Projects holding up the EPBC approvals and its T3 Project;
  • the North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) board paper presented at the Board meeting held on 22 May 2012; and
  • all meetings held with NQBP, including but limited to meetings held on 1 and 8 May 2012.

Time period: 16 September 2011 – 9 May 2013 Relevant emails and attachments released.

April

Date Reference and applicant Others seeking to benefit / use Information requested Details of decision / released documents
30 April 2013 329
Ms Alison Sandy
The Courier Mail All ministerial briefing notes relating to Racing Queensland Limited or Queensland Racing between January 1, 2012 and March 1, 2012. Relevant Briefing Notes released.
26 April 2013 328 N/A Company in liquidation. Liquidator requesting documents from the Office of State Revenue. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
24 April 2013 327
Ms Alison Sandy
The Courier Mail All Briefing Notes to the Treasurer for Recommendation/Action from the following portfolio offices:
1. Economic and Structural Policy;
2. Projects Queensland; and
3. Corporate Services.
Commercial Monitoring the business unit of Portfolio office Economic and Structural Policy are required to conduct searches on all Briefing Notes to the Treasurer for Recommendation/Action in relation to an increase in fees for electricity.
Time period: from July 1 2012 to 23 April 2013.
Relevant Briefing Notes and attachments.
10 April 2013 324
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last 6 months showing analysis, assessment, options for increases in taxation (including charges and fees) above inflation. Application Finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
03 April 2013 322 N/A Relevant documentation held with the Office of State Revenue regarding payroll tax assessments concerning a business. Application withdrawn.

March

Date Reference and applicant Others seeking to benefit / use Information requested Details of decision / released documents
13 March 2013 319
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last two years showing information about fine collection by SPER including options for improved collections and any assessment or analysis on the amount of fines that could or should be written off instead of pursued. Application finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
13 March 2013 318
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last year showing analysis, forecasts, assessment and options of repayment of Queensland Government debt and/or regaining of Queensland AAA credit rating without asset sales. Application finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
13 March 2013 317
Mr Michael McKinnon
Seven Network Limited Documents produced in the last six months showing the total payments to the members of the audit commission including travel, accommodation and expenses. I am also interested in information showing the cost or expense of providing departmental support including any consultants or expert advisors to the audit commission. Relevant spreadsheets released.
12 March 2013 316
Mr Tim Mulherin
Office of the Leader of the Opposition Total costing of the Queensland Commission of Audit, broken down into the remuneration of the three Commissioners, expenses related to the three Commissioners and the overall cost of the Queensland Commission of Audit.
Time Period: 24 March 2012 to 12 March 2013
Relevant spreadsheets released.
05 March 2013 315
Mr Matt Wordsworth
ABC The Queensland Commission of Audit Final Report presented by Peter Costello to Government last week. Application finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
04 March 2013 314 N/A All communications between Transport and Main Roads Director-General, Michael Caltabiano and Treasurer and Minister for Trade, Tim Nicholls held by the Office of the Treasurer. Excluding documents to and from Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, Fairway Coal Pty Ltd, Styx Coal Pty Ltd, Mineralogy Pty Ltd, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd, Clive Frederick Palmer and publicly available documents.
Time Period: 24 March 2012 – 31 December 2012
Application withdrawn.
04 March 2013 313
Waratah Coal Pty Ltd
No Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
All communications between Transport and Main Roads Director-General, Michael Caltabiano and Treasurer and Minister for Trade, Tim Nicholls held by the Office of the Treasurer. Excluding documents to and from Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, Fairway Coal Pty Ltd, Styx Coal Pty Ltd, Mineralogy Pty Ltd, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd, Clive Frederick Palmer and publicly available documents.
Time Period: 24 March 2012 – 31 December 2012
Relevant calendar entries released.
04 March 2013 312
Waratah Coal Pty Ltd
No All communications directly between Michael Caltabiano and Queensland Treasury and Trade relating to the Premier.
Time Period: 24 March 2012 to 31 December 2012.”
Application finalised.
Access refused to all documents.
01 March 2013 311
Waratah Coal Pty Ltd
No Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
All Correspondence to or from or in relation to Santo Santoro or Santo Santoro Consulting held by the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
Time Period 26 March 2012 to 1 March 2013.
Relevant emails and calendar entries released.

February

Date Reference and applicant Others seeking to benefit / use Information requested Details of decision / released documents
28 February 2013 310 N/A Documents regarding an Office of State Revenue (OSR) Investigation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
27 February 2013 309 N/A Documents regarding an Office of State Revenue (OSR) Investigation relating to their client. Application finalised.
26 February 2013 308
Ms Alison Sandy
The Courier Mail Documents in the form of a spreadsheet detailing figures on compensation paid out, either due to court awards, out-of-court settlements or ex-gratia payments, following claims lodged against the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (and its predecessor) on the following payouts:
1. The total value of all payments made on behalf of the department to victims, to each period in the 2009-10, 2010-11, and the 2011-12 financial years;
2. The total number of individual cases awarded compensation payments due to negligence separately, along with a brief description of reason for claim in the 2009-10, 2010-11 and the 2011-12 financial years;
3. A breakdown of these payments for each regional care district where the alleged negligence occurred for the 2009-10, the 2010-11 and the 2011-12 financial years; and
4. For each of the three financial years, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, please state the top five individual payouts and the description of the grounds for the claim.
Spreadsheet showing aggregate amounts for each financial year requested released.

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April

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
11 April 2013 BAL305 Santo Santoro All correspondence to or from or in relation to Santo Santoro or Santo Santoro Consulting, excluding documents to and from Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, Fairway Coal Pty Ltd, Styx Coal Pty Ltd, Mineralogy Pty Ltd, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd, Clive Frederick Palmer and publicly available documents. Time Period: March 2012 to 19 February 2013. Relevant emails, calendar entries, memorandums and briefing notes released.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
11 March 2013 WAL303 State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996 Documents detailing any response and any additional commentary regarding a request from the Treasurer about compliance with the State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996, specifically Part 6, section 64 which states:
(1) The articles of each Metway group company must, at all times, require:
b. The managing director to be ordinarily resident in Queensland;
The request from the Treasurer was written in a document originally dated 06/07/2012 (Record No: TRY-01090) from Treasury and Trade. The Treasurer asked: Also, how recently have we checked the MD residency requirement being complied with?
I wish to obtain any correspondence answering or offering commentary on the Treasurer’s request, including from the Treasurer himself. The type of documents the applicant is seeking include: emails, reports, faxes, memos, diary entries or handwritten notes.
The time period: From July 6 2012 to January 18, 2013.
Relevant email dated 16 January 2013

February

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
15 February 2013 BIS297 Compensation payments – medical negligence Documents in the form of a spreadsheet detailing figures on compensation paid out, either due to court awards, out-of-court settlements or ex-gratia payments, following claims lodged against Queensland public hospital system for medical negligence on the following payouts:
1. The total value of all payments made on behalf of the public hospital system to victims, to each period in the 2009-10, 2010-11, and the 2011-12 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 2009-10, 2010-11 and the 2011-12 financial years;
3. A breakdown of these payments for each public hospital (not area health district or region) where the alleged medical negligence occurred for the 2009-10, the 2010-11 and the 2011-12 financial years; and
4. For each of the three financial years, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, please state the top five individual payouts and the description of the grounds for the claim.
Spreadsheets detailing the requested information.

January

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 January 2013 BAL283 Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, Waratah Coal Pty Ltd and/or GVK All documentation relating to Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, Waratah Coal Pty Ltd and/or GVK, excluding correspondence to or from Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, China First Pty Ltd, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd, Fairway Coal Pty Ltd, Mineralogy Pty Ltd and Clive Palmer and publicly available documents. Time Period: 8 June 2012 to 26 October 2012. Relevant emails, briefing notes, reports and other documents held with the department.
25 January 2013 CAN296 Treasurer\’s Diary The diary of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade in “Calendar Details Style” format.
Time Period: 26 March 2012 to 7 December 2012
Relevant diary entries from the Treasurer and Minister for Trade\’s diary.
11 January 2013 WAL295 State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996 Documents detailing any mention of exemptions, requests for changes to legislation, or checks or verifications made into compliance with the State Financial Institutions and Metway Merger Facilitation Act 1996, specifically Part 6, Section 64, which states:

Metway group companies articles to include certain provisions

(1) The articles of each Metway group company must, at all times, require

(a) the head office of the company to be located in Queensland;

(b) the managing director to be ordinarily resident in Queensland.

Any briefing notes or executive summaries either created by or sent to the Treasurer\’s office in relation to the above matters only.

The time period: From August 1, 2009, to November 30, 2012

Relevant briefing notes.
11 January 2013 WAL294 Proposed ceiling and floor prices for Class 1 vehicles under the compulsory third party insurance scheme Documents mentioning actuarial advice given to the Motor Accident Insurance Commission about the proposed ceiling and floor prices for Class 1 vehicles under the compulsory third-party insurance scheme.

Any briefing notes or executive summaries, about the above matter, from MAIC to Treasury or the Treasurer, or from Treasury or the Treasurer to MAIC, or summaries generated by MAIC containing details about ceiling and floor prices for Class 1 vehicles under the compulsory third-party insurance scheme.

The type of documents all – Briefing notes and executive summaries

The time period: From March 1, 2012 to August 30, 2012.

Relevant briefing notes and relevant portions of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner\’s Monthly Report to the Under Treasurer.
4 January 2013 SAN287 Media and RTI issues All documents between the Treasurer and the Director-General or Deputy Director-General, including the agenda, paperwork produced in preparation for briefing, emails, reports, memos and notes, relating to:

1. right to information requests;
2. media requests for information;
3. newspaper articles, TV and radio reports; and
4. media strategy.

Time period: since March 26, 2012. Please include correspondence between the Treasurer\’s Office and the media unit about the abovementioned.

Relevant emails between the Office of the Under Treasurer and the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
4 January 2013 BAL284 Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, Waratah Coal Pty Ltd and/or GVK All documentation relating to Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, Waratah Coal Pty Ltd and/or GVK, excluding correspondence to or from Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, China First Pty Ltd, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd, Fairway Coal Pty Ltd, Mineralogy Pty Ltd and Clive Palmer and publicly available documents. Time Period: 8 June 2012 to 26 October 2012. Relevant emails and other documents held with the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
2 January 2013 SAN293 Special requests by the Treasurer when travelling Any documents, including correspondence such as emails, relating to special requests by the Treasurer when travelling since March 26, 2012. Relevant email between the Treasurer\’s Office and the Office of the Under Treasurer.

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Date Ref Others Information requested Details
27 November 2012 SAN274 Fraud, official misconduct and other corruption in Queensland Treasury and Trade All documents relating to fraud, official misconduct and/or corruption since 1 July 2011 involving the Department of Treasury and Trade staff. Executive Summary of all matters involving official misconduct, fraud or corruption in Queensland Treasury and Trade between 1 July 2011 and 19 September 2012.
27 November 2012 SAN272 Sale of state-owned buildings; Development of a Government inner-city office tower; Project X All briefing notes, memos, summary asset reports and email from Director level and upwards from the Queensland Project Office to/from the Treasurer\’s Office and the Under Treasurer\’s Office regarding:

  1. The sale of state-owned buildings;
  2. The development of a Government inner-city office tower;
  3. Project X; and
  4. The requirements and demands by Queensland Treasury and Trade on the above projects.

Time Period: March 24 2012.

Various emails and briefing notes relevant to the scope released.

October

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
24 October 2012 BAL267 Next Level Consulting Services Any documentation to/from the Next Level Consulting Services. Time Period: 1 January 2011 to 30 August 2012. Relevant emails and other documents held with the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
24 October 2012 BAL268 David Moore Any documentation to/from or in relation to Mr David Moore. Time Period: 1 January 2011 to 30 August 2012. Relevant emails and other documents held with the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade.
24 October 2012 BIS269 Queensland Government Insurance Fund and the Brisbane flood events
  1. Any report or document outlining the Queensland Government Insurance Fund\’s expected or maximum future liabilities for damage to property or injuries as a result of flooding in Brisbane during the December 2010 and January 2011 flood events.
  2. Any report or document outlining payments to date by the Queensland Government Insurance Fund for damage to property or injuries as a result of flooding in Brisbane and Ipswich during the December 2010 and January 2011 flood events.
Excerpts from the Queensland Government Insurance Fund Outstanding Claims Liability Review dated 30 June 2011 and 30 June 2012; Spreadsheet of claim payments
24 October 2012 BAL270 David Moore Any documentation to/from or in relation to Mr David Moore. Time Period: 1 January 2011 to 30 August 2012. Emails between Queensland Treasury and Trade, Next Level Consulting Services, Transfield, APP and DHC Re: Meeting setup
24 October 2012 BAL271 Next Level Consulting Services Any documentation to/from the Next Level Consulting Services. Time Period: 1 January 2011 to 30 August 2012. Emails between Queensland Treasury and Trade, Next Level Consulting Services, Transfield, APP and DHC Re: Meeting setup
24 October 2012 BIS275 Catering expenditure for the department Access to the following concerning catering for the department from April 1 2012 to September 18 2012:

  1. The total costs of outside catering provided for the department in the above period, including a) food and b) alcohol.
  2. A breakdown of each occasion when catering was required for the department in the period, including the date and cost.
  3. The cost of alcohol purchases for a) Under Treasurer\’s Office and executive team in the period and b) Chairman of the Queensland Treasury Corporation and executive team.

Please include an itemised breakdown of all purchases.

Spreadsheets of relevant general ledger codes for catering expenditure extracted from the department\’s SAP financial system.
18 October 2012 BAL247 Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd Any documents regarding Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd. Time Period: 26 March 2012 – 7 June 2012. Emails, reports, discussion papers, briefing notes and correspondence held within the department relating to Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd.
8 October 2012 CAN266 Costings regarding the \’Breakfast with Peter Costello\’ on 16 August 2012. Documents relating to the \’Breakfast with Peter Costello\’ at the Shangri-La Hotel, Ballroom, Cairns on 16 August 2012, in particular costings of the trip and event and Mr Peter Costello\’s flights and accommodation and any consultancy fees paid to Mr Peter Costello for participating in the event or the preparation for the event \’Breakfast with Peter Costello\’. Time Period: 1 July 2012 to current. Relevant emails and tax invoices outlining travel details and preparation of the event.
2 October 2012 MCM263 Impact of the carbon tax on electricity price rises in Queensland Documents produced in the last six months showing information about the extent of impact of the carbon tax on electricity price rises in Queensland. Relevant emails, briefing notes and reports.

September

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
17 September 2012 COH264 Department\’s requirements under the Public Service Act 2008 Any documents after 25 March 2012 about a direction by the Minister to the department chief executive in managing the chief executive\’s department in terms of section 100 of the Public Service Act 2008; and

Any documents after 30 June 2011 about the number of public service employees in a department and whether or not there are more employees than the department needs in terms of section 138 of the Public Service Act 2008.

Monthly reports of Full Time Equivalent Employee numbers by Division; Spreadsheet detailing redundant roles; and Form letter sent to affected employees.

August

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 August 2012 MCM257 Bankruptcy under the former Bligh Government and comparison of debt levels Documents produced in the last six months showing information that the Queensland Government was heading for bankruptcy under the former Bligh Government as warned publicly by Premier Campbell Newman or any information supporting such claims and any comparison of debt levels between Australian State governments and Queensland particularly given Queensland\’s funded superannuation scheme. Email correspondence concerning total government debt, gross debt share of GSP.
23 August 2012 CAN256 LNP State Convention and business people, stakeholders and members of the general public Any documents relating to meetings between the Treasurer and Minister for Trade or the Treasurer and Minister for Trade\’s Ministerial staff during the weekend of the Liberal National Party\’s State Convention and business people, stakeholders and members of the general public. Time period: 13 July – 15 July 2012. Corporate Observers Program 2012 personalised schedule
20 August 2012 BAL248 Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd Any documents regarding Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd. Time Period: 26 March 2012 – 7 June 2012. Emails held within the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade relating to Hancock Coal Pty Ltd, GVK and/or Waratah Coal Pty Ltd.
9 August 2012 PAR244 Mr Clive Palmer and dealings with SPER All correspondence between SPER and Mr Clive Frederick Palmer, or Mr Palmer\’s representatives, regarding a speeding ticket given to Mr Palmer on January 27, along with all correspondence (including briefing notes) between SPER and any Minister\’s office, SPER and the Queensland Police Service and SPER and Queensland Transport, regarding the same. Documents released as part of an Internal Review Decision.
Email requesting Briefing Note in response to an article in Gold Coast Bulletin on 30 May 2012.
1 August 2012 WOR246 QR National Central Queensland Integrated Rail Project; Yabulu Nickel Refinery and/or Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd Certain documents concerning the QR National Limited Central Queensland Integrated Rail Project. All documents and correspondence relating to the Yabulu Nickely Refinery and/or Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd. Emails and relevant attachments regarding the QR National Limited Central Queensland Integrated Rail Project. Certain quarterly reports and other reports containing relevant information concerning Yabulu Nickel Refinery and/or Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd.

July

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
4 July 2012 DAV219 Emails and Documents; Project Director, Airport Link Project All emails created/sent/received and all documents created/sent/received by Mr David Lynch whilst employed by Queensland Treasury during the period 22 December 2006 and 25 May 2007. This includes all emails sent/received by the email address david.lynch@cni.qld.gov.au Emails and relevant attachments sent, created or received by David Lynch whilst employed by Queensland Treasury between 22 December 2006 and 25 May 2007.

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
30 May 2012 CAR236 Costs of amalgamation of Cairns City Council and Douglas Shire Council Any information supplied to Queensland Treasury by the Cairns Regional Council or anybody else providing information about the costs of amalgamation of the former Cairns City Council and the former Douglas Shire Council which took effect from 15 March 2008. Any calculations, workings, estimations, costings, etc prepared by Queensland Treasury, or by anyone else on behalf of Queensland Treasury, in any attempt to quantify the costs of amalgamation of the former Cairns City Council with the former Douglas Shire Council. Draft Report – Review of Amalgamation Costs Funding Submission of Cairns Regional Council prepared by Queensland Treasury Corporation.
Summary of Local Government Amalgamation Costs
24 May 2012 PAR232 Costings & modellings of LNP policies Summaries of all costings or modellings of Liberal National Party policies, including briefs to the then Treasurer Andrew Fraser between 1 January 2011 and 24 March 2012. Emails and other correspondence concerning costings and modellings of LNP policies.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
7 March 2012 KEN220 Statistical information on Payroll Tax The total number of businesses required to pay payroll tax. A breakdown of the total number of businesses required to pay payroll tax according to the following taxable wages (for the purposes of calculating payroll tax) bands:

  • $1million to $1.5million
  • $1.5million plus to $2million
  • $2million plus to $3million
  • $3million plus to $5million
  • $5million plus to $10million
  • $10million plus to $20million
  • $20million plus to $50million and
  • $50million plus.

The total annual amount of payroll tax paid by the businesses in each of the above taxable wages range. Date range: 2008/09 financial year, 2009/10 financial year and 2010/11 financial year.

Document detailing relevant payroll tax revenue statistics for 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011.

February

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
10 February 2012 SAN214 Criminal History checks of Treasury employees Any documents since January 1 2010, relating to staff who were employed and their criminal conviction or offences, including fraud. Email relating to criminal history checks.

January

12 January 2012 BOT210 Hope Vale ex-gratia payment All documents relating to the proposed appointment of the Hope Vale Congress Aboriginal Corporations RNTBC as grantee of the Hope Vale Deed of Grant in Trust. Including documents concerning the ex-gratia payment to the Hope Vale Shire Council. Briefing note, Ministerial correspondence and correspondence from the Hope Vale Shire Council.
12 January 2012 BOT211 Hope Vale ex-gratia payment All documents relating to the proposed appointment of the Hope Vale Congress Aboriginal Corporations RNTBC as grantee of the Hope Vale Deed of Grant in Trust. Including documents concerning the ex-gratia payment to the Hope Vale Shire Council. Briefing note, email correspondence, Ministerial correspondence and correspondence from the Hope Vale Shire Council.
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