RTI disclosure log – 2016 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 rti@treasury.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3035 1863.

The disclosure log for the current year is also available.

2016

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 (PDF 330 K).
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 (PDF 3,925 K).
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 (PDF 30 K).
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. (PDF 15,520 K)
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. (PDF 8,820 K)
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 (PDF 585 K).
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 (PDF 155 K).
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 (PDF 4,000 K).
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 Februrary 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 (PDF 1,175 K).
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 (PDF 3,110 K).

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 (PDF 11,215 K).

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 (PDF 190 K).
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 (PDF 85 K).

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 (PDF 255 K).
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 (PDF 315 K)

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 (PDF 660 K).
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 (PDF 3,365 K)

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 (PDF 220 K).

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 (PDF 6,850 K)
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 (PDF 430 K)
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 (PDF 5,805 K).
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 (PDF 2,740 K).
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 (PDF 4,840 K)
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 (PDF 35 K).
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 (PDF 40 K).
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 (PDF 2,245 K).
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 (PDF 15,250 K).
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 (PDF 4,285 K).
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 (PDF 165 K).
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 (PDF 26,780 K).

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: 1 (PDF 255 K), 2 (PDF 60 K).
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 (PDF 2,110 K) 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 (PDF 250 K) 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 (PDF 290 K).

Document subject to third party objection released (PDF 155 K).

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 (PDF 150 K).
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 (PDF 155 K).
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 (PDF 3,550 K).

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 (PDF 70 K).
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 (PDF 15,985 K).
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 (PDF 655 K).

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 – 1 (PDF 4,480 K), 2 (PDF 4,902 K), 3 (PDF 4,489 K).

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 – 1 (PDF 770 K), 2 (PDF 105 K), 3 (PDF 70 K), 4 (PDF 150 K), 5 (PDF 3,325 K), 6 (PDF 865 K), 7 (PDF 1,685 K), 8 (PDF 455 K), 9 (PDF 2,760 K).
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. (PDF 6,395 K)
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 – 1 (PDF 2,705 K), 2 (PDF 4,895 K), 3 (PDF 2,685 K), 4 (PDF 21,340 K), 5 (PDF 2,135 K).
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 –
1 (PDF 4,500 K),
2 (PDF 11,235 K)
,
3 (PDF 225 K)
.
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 – 1 (PDF 10,850 K) (PDF 10,850 K), 2 (PDF 4,445 K) (PDF 4,445 K).
19 August 2014 457 N/A The amount of money the state government spent on advertising in the financial years 2013-14, 2012-13 and 2011-12, respectively and the amount spent in 2013-14 broken down into: (i) spending by each department/agency/reporting entity; and, (ii) what kind of medium of advertising it was spent on (ie print, radio, television, billboard etc). Application withdrawn.
15 August 2014 456 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 August 2014 455 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
14 August 2014 454 N/A Any documents between Queensland Treasury and external companies/organisations, that have been engaged by the Queensland Government regarding the print, radio, TV, and internet advertising campaigns for “Strong Choices”, in particular the two advertising campaigns, the first pre-budget advertising campaign regarding the Strong Choices forums and consultation and post-budget regarding asset sales. Application finalised. Access refused.
5 August 2014 452 N/A All documents about or concerning Palmer Leisure Coolum Pty Ltd or Closeridge Pty Ltd excluding documents sent to or from Palmer Leisure Coolum Pty Ltd or Closeridge Pty Ltd Application finalised. Access refused.
5 August 2014 451 N/A Any or all internal/external advice to the Under Treasurer by DLA Piper for RQ relating to (name withheld) dated May 2014. Application finalised. Access refused.
4 August 2014 450
Matt Wordsworth
ABC All documents relating to the financial effect of the removal of the carbon tax to Queenslanders and/or Queensland households. Application finalised – document published (PDF 35 K) (PDF 35 K).

 

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 (PDF 1,590 K) (PDF 1,590 K).
21 July 2014 444
Matt Wordsworth
ABC Documents regarding the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) and mistaken enforcement action that\’s been launched despite fines already having been paid. Applicant is specifically seeking for the years 2013-14, 2012-13 and 2011-12:

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

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

Application finalised – documents published (PDF 105 K) (PDF 105 K).
15 July 2014 443 N/A All documents relating to any evaluation and/or report and/or assessment and/or analysis produced in the last two years either prepared for, produced by or received by Treasury department officials on the impact and/or consequences on real estate prices and/or housing affordability from the $15,000 Great Start Grant including any information about the extent to which the grant contributes to increasing housing prices. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
18 July 2014 442 N/A Any and all documents relating to employees of Ergon Energy posing in photographs while wearing their Ergon Energy uniform, particularly all correspondence and communication between any of Ergon Energy, Tim Watts MP and the Office of Government Owned Corporations. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
16 July 2014 440 N/A All documents pertaining to the granting of approx 55 million in exploration funding for Tarong Power Station and Stanwell Corporation including all submissions, feasibility and scoping documents and recorded expenditure, programs and planning from 2012 – 2014. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
8 July 2014 439 N/A A letter dated on or around 5 September 2007 either from OSR or the relevant Minister confirming that the specified entity was exempt from land tax. Application finalised – no relevant documents identified.
3 July 2014 437 N/A
  1. The total value of all payments made on behalf of the public hospital system to victims, for each period in the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years;
  2. The total number of individual cases awarded compensation payments due to medical negligence separately along with a brief description of reason for claim, in the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years; and

A breakdown of these payments for each public hospital (not area health district or region) where the alleged medical negligence occurred for the 2011-12, 2012-13 and the 2013-14 financial years. By these it is meant the number of claims and the total value of claims, for each public hospital in each year.

Application finalised – documents published (PDF 230 K) (PDF 230 K).

 

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 (PDF 475 K) (PDF 475 K).
16 June 2014 430 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation. Application finalised. Documents not published as publication prohibited by law.
16 June 2014 429
Kelvin Bissett
Nine Network Australia Statistics regarding SPER such as “total amount of unpaid infringements being pursued by SPER as of 1 June 2014…” Application finalised – documents published (PDF 3,950 K) (PDF 3,950 K).

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 (Word 20 K) (Word 20 K).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 (PDF 35 K) (PDF 35 K)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 (PDF 1,865 K) (PDF 1,865 K).

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

 

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 (PDF 945 K) (PDF 945 K)
31 March 2014 406 N/A Documents relating to the management of a restitution order referred to the State Penalties Enforcement Registry Application finalised. Documents not published – contains personal information.
26 March 2014 405 N/A All documents from Office of State Revenue regarding a company in liquidation Application finalised.
Documents not published as publication is prevented by law.
24 March 2014 404
A Cole
No
  1. Proposal documentation submitted to government by proponents of unsolicited proposals for urban transport projects (roads, train, tram, light rail, bus, cycling, walking) between 1 January 2010 and 24 March 2014. Documentation prepared by the Queensland Treasury and Trade assessing the same proposals, which include recommendations on whether to accept, reject, or negotiate or otherwise discuss further with proponents of the proposal.
  2. Alternatively, documentation prepared by the Queensland Treasury and Trade containing list(s) of projects submitted as unsolicited proposals to government for urban transport (roads, train, tram, light rail, bus, cycling, walking) between 1 January 2010 and 24 March 2014, and Queensland Treasury and Trade\’s overall assessment of these projects (e.g. accept, reject, or negotiate or otherwise discuss further with proponents of the proposal).
Application finalised. Relevant documents released (PDF 6,350 K) (PDF 6,350 K)

 

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 (PDF 1,640 K) (PDF 1,640 K) with decision. Access provided to a further 36 documents (PDF 815 K) (PDF 815 K) where access had been deferred, making a total of 59 documents released.
12 February 2014 400 N/A The latest draft of the Commission of Audit report that outlines the specifics (nature and amount) of outstanding unpaid fees and fines. Time period: January 2012 to 15 June 2012. Application 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 (PDF 530 K) (PDF 530 K)
9 January 2014 394 N/A Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Trade application
Documents produced since the election of the Newman Government, containing information about incidences or occasions of harassment and/or bullying and/or abusive behaviour, including swearing, involving the Minister and/or Ministerial staff and/or any other Minister in contact with the office.
Application finalised

Access refused – documents are non-existent

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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 (PDF 115 K) (PDF 115 K).
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 (PDF 90 K) (PDF 90 K).

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 (PDF 95 K) (PDF 95 K).
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 (PDF 1,210 K) (PDF 1,210 K).
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 (PDF 24,080 K) (PDF 24,080 K)
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 (PDF 120 K) (PDF 120 K)

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. (PDF 4,495 K) (PDF 4,495 K)
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. (PDF 25 K) (PDF 25 K)

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 (PDF 285 K) (PDF 285 K).
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 (PDF 1,020 K) (PDF 1,020 K).
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 (PDF 4,065 K) (PDF 4,065 K).
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 (PDF 85,915 K) (PDF 85,915 K).
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 (PDF 135 K) (PDF 135 K).
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 (PDF 1,935 K) (PDF 1,935 K).
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. (PDF 4,600 K) (PDF 4,600 K)
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 2013Relevant emails and attachments released (PDF 2,590 K) (PDF 2,590 K).

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 (PDF 945 K) (PDF 945 K).
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 (PDF 27,535 K) (PDF 27,535 K).
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 (PDF 985 K) (PDF 985 K).
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 (PDF 985 K) (PDF 985 K).
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 (PDF 105 K) (PDF 105 K).
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 (PDF 17,230 K) (PDF 17,230 K).

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 (PDF 45 K) (PDF 45 K).

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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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November

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.
Last updated: 17 September 2018