RTI Disclosure log

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

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Notes:

  1. Where pages are blank as a result of decision-making processes, these pages are not included on the disclosure log. 
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    • Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
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    • Electrical Safety Office,

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2017 disclosure log

May

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
15 May 2017 749 N/A

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

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

  • discussion about what the rate may be set at;
  • any possible 'ramp up', 'holiday', ‘cashflow offset’ or ‘royalty assistance’ or other royalty deal to provide 'first mover advantage';
  • the process for deciding on rates and transitional arrangements;
  • any rate as decided or the existence of such a decision; and
  • any estimated total royalty amounts.

Date range: 1 July 2016 to 15 May 2017.

Application currently being processed.

5 May 2017 748 N/A

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

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

Date range: 1 January 2017 to 5 May 2017.

Application currently being processed.

5 May 2017 747 N/A

All emails, letters or correspondence between the Under Treasurer and the Queensland State Actuary’s office regarding the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, also described as the QSuper fund, employer fund, defined benefit fund or DB fund.

Date range: 13 June 2016 to 5 May 2017.

Application currently being processed.

5 May 2017 746 N/A

Copies of correspondence (including emails and their attachments, letters, notes from meetings or their agendas) between any representative of the Queensland Treasury and any person representing the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) between 1 January 2016 and the date on which this request is received, pertaining to the prospect of QIC investment in projects that would mine, transport or export coal from the Galilee Basin region of Queensland. Applicant is not seeking the personal contact information of any person, nor the identity of any person be revealed except for the relevant member of Treasury in each communication.

Application currently being processed.

5 May 2017 745 N/A

Documents concerning royalties to be paid by Adani for coal extracted and sold from the proposed Carmichael coal mine, or by any company from the first mine to be built or to extract coal from the Galilee Basin, including:

  • discussion about what the rate may be set at;
  • any possible 'ramp up', 'holiday', ‘cashflow offset’ or ‘royalty assistance’ or other royalty deal to provide 'first mover advantage';
  • the process for deciding on rates and transitional arrangements;
  • any rate as decided or the existence of such a decision; and
  • any estimated total royalty amounts.

Date range: 1 July 2016 to 8 May 2017.

Application currently being processed.

April

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
21 April 2017 744 N/A

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

Application currently being processed.

18 April 2017 743 N/A

Documents relating to compensation claims involving students.
Date range: 1 January 2015 to 18 April 2017.

Application currently being processed.

19 April 2017 742 N/A

Form 24 – Property Information Transfer regarding a particular property (details of property not published) transferred around August/September 2009.

Application currently being processed.

18 April 2017 741 N/A

Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All emails, including attachments, sent or received by any member of the Treasurer's staff and/or the Treasurer to or from the email accounts and/or .
Date range: 16 February 2015 to 18 April 2017.

Application currently being processed.

18 April 2017 740 N/A

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

Application currently being processed.

12 April 2017 739 N/A

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

Application currently being processed.

12 April 2017 738
Name withheld
No

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

Decision made. No documents located.

12 April 2017 737
Name withheld
No

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

Decision made. No documents located.

7 April 2017 736
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition

Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All text messages between the Treasurer and Stirling Hinchliffe MP, sent and received from work mobile telephones.
Date range: 1 September 2016 to 8 February 2017.

Decision made. No documents located.

7 April 2017 735
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition

List of briefing notes (title and date which the final approving officer signs) sent to the Office of the Treasurer.
Date range: 1 June 2016 to 6 April 2017.

Decision made. Access refused to documents.

March

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
28 March 2017 734
Name withheld
ABC

Documents produced in the last 12 months containing information about the impact of any interest rates rises and/or possible interest rates rise on the residential property sector, including on the ability for home buyers to repay mortgages and/or the effect and/or possible effect on property values.

Decision made. No documents located.

27 March 2017 732
Proclaim Management Solutions Pty Ltd
Vicinity Centres (Toombul Shopping Centre

Documents (particularly medical records, scans and reports) relating to a CTP (compulsory third party) claim made by an individual arising from a motor vehicle accident on 6 September 2011.  Individual has since lodged a Notice of Claim with the applicant’s client relating to an incident at the client’s premises.

Decision made. No documents located.

27 March 2017 731
Name withheld
The Courier Mail

Application is for documents relating to the Back to Work regional employment package, specifically:

  • Documents showing successful grant recipients and the number of positions funded.  Specifically, documents showing the business/company name and the number of job positions approved for Back to Work grant funding.  Applicant does not require supporting documents or correspondence.  If a spreadsheet of grant recipients exist applicant seeks access to such spreadsheet.
  • Copies of documents relating to a particular company concerning the Back to Work program.  Date range: 1 November 2016 to 27 March 2017.

Decision made. Access refused.

21 March 2017 730
Hall Payne Lawyers
Electrical Trades Union Queensland

Copy of any correspondence, emails, internal memos, instant messaging systems (or equivalent), letters, and file notes between Mr Tim Nicholls and/or any employee, contractor, sub-contractor, temporary employee or agency worker employed in the Queensland Treasury and any employee, worker, contractor, sub-contractor, temporary employee or agency worker engaged and/or employed by Crosby Textor Group, inblucing but not limited to Mr Andrw Hirst, Crosby Textor Australasia, C/T/F Partners and Canberra Liaison. 
Time period: 26 March 2012 to 14 February 2015.

Decision made. Access refused.

20 March 2017 729
Name withheld
The Australian

Correspondence between the Treasurer and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) and the Under Treasurer, including any reports or briefings fo the Treasurer, regarding the sale of portfolio assets by QIC to finance the $4 billion repatriation from the defined benefit fund's surplus (as detailed by QIC's Damien Frawley at an Estimates committee hearing (since 19 July 2016).

Decision made. Access refused.

20 March 2017 728
Name withheld
The Australian

Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
All briefings, reports and correspondence between the Treasurer's Office and Treasury, the Under Treasurer and State Actuary, since 14 June 2016 regarding the surplus/balance of the public sector defined benefit fund.

Decision made. Relevant documents released (PDF 3,805 K).

15 March 2017 727
Name withheld
No

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

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

14 March 2017 726
Name withheld
The Australian

Any advice to government or unpublished analysis on unemployment and or employment growth in Queensland's regions. Date range: January 2016 to March 2017

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
Part 1 (PDF 5,120 K), Part 2 (PDF 4,800 K), Part 3 (PDF 3,375 K).

9 March 2017 725
Name withheld
No

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

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

9 March 2017 724
Name withheld
No

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

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

9 March 2017 723
Name withheld
No

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

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

9 March 2017 722
Name withheld
No

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

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

8 March 2017 721
Name withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition

Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

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

Date range: 1 September 2016 to 6 March 2017.

Decision made. No documents located.

7 March 2017 720
Name withheld
ABC

Documents, namely correspondence between Queensland Treasury and/or the Treasurer's Office and North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) relating to the selection and/or appointment of Brad Fish to the position of Chair of NQBP, including correspondence outlining any concerns or issues raised in relation to Mr Fish's directorship of Abbot Point Operations Pty Ltd. 

Date range: March 2015 to June 2016.

Decision made. Relevant documents released (PDF 3,225 K).

6 March 2017 719
Name withheld
The Australian

All correspondence between Treasury officials and the Treasurer, or Treasurer's office, regarding the prospect of renting the lower floors of 1 William Street to commercial tenants, as well as all briefs for the Treasurer regarding consultation about commercial tenants, and any expert reports commissioned by the Palaszczuk government about the likelihood of finding commercial tenants for 1 William Street.

Decision made. Access refused.

2 March 2017 718
Name withheld
Credit Suisse

Applicant is seeking access to data on the 3% transfer charge of additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) from 1 October 2016. Specifically seeking to know the number and value of additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) payments that the Queensland State Revenue Office has received since 1 October 2016. Applicant is also interested in knowing if a breakdown for past months can be made available. Applicant is also seeking to know the breakdown of foreign property buyers’ nationalities - both on aggregate and on monthly basis – for example, from 21 June 2016 to now, xx% of buyers are Chinese, xx% are Indian, and on monthly basis, in July xx% are Chinese, in August xx% are Chinese.

Date range: October 2016 – now

Decision made. Access refused.

February

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
13 February 2017 717
Name withheld
The Courier Mail

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

Date range: 16 February 2015 to 31 January 2017.

Decision made. Relevant documents released.
Part 1 (PDF 4,975 K), Part 2 (PDF 915 K), Part 3 (PDF 6,050 K), Part 4 (PDF 1,895 K).

9 February 2017 716
Name withheld
The Courier Mail

Application made to the Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

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

Date range: 1 May 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Decision made. Relevant documents released (PDF 3,510 K).

January

Date Ref Others Information requested Details
19 January 2017 713 No

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

Decision made. Released documents not published as publication is prohibited by an Act.

20 January 2017 712 The Australian

Application made to the Office of the Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport

All ministerial briefings on rental appraisals for, and third party commercial tenancy enquiries regarding 1 William Street, along with all correspondence between the Treasurer and JLL regarding the prospect of commercial tenancies in the building.

Decision made. No documents located.

5 January 2017 710 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.

Any emails to or from Daniel Cheverton, Head of External Affairs at QIC and the Treasurer’s Chief of Staff or Senior Policy Officer. 
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 5 January 2017

Decision made. Partial access to relevant documents (PDF 845 K).

4 January 2017 709
Details withheld
Office of the Leader of the Opposition

Any emails or briefing notes received by the Under Treasurer about Project Pineapple.
Date range: 1 July 2016 to 4 January 2017

Decision made. No documents located.

3 January 2017 708 Clayton Utz

Access in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet of particular documents that were previously released to the applicant in PDF form.

Decision made. Full access to relevant documents. Publication of released documents on Disclosure Log is prohibited by an Act.