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Disclosure log - 2017

​​​​​​​Our disclosure log contains information about applications made under the Right to Information Act (RTI Act) to the department.​​

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Disclosure number340/5/4050
Date of application​27/01/2016
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to a variety of documents held in relation to a review of the Department's dealings with a State School and the school community.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Refusal to deal). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4062
Date of application16/01/2016
Details of information requestedAny School Incident Alert Notifications, ministerial/executive briefing notes (including attachments), CCTV footage and/or photos concerning incidents of fights, brawls, assaults, or abuse occurring at school sport events/games created between 1 January 2015 and 16 January 2017.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4063
Date of application16/01/2016
Details of information requested
  1. separately for each financial year from 2015 to present, the number of break and enter incidents at schools and the total cost of claims made by schools as a result of break and enter incidents;
  2. separately for each financial year from 2015 to present, the number of vandalism/malicious damage incidents at schools and the total costs of claims made by schools as a result of incidents of vandalism/malicious damage;
  3. separately for each financial year from 2015 to present, the number of arson incidents at schools, broken down by the number of reported cases and major arson incidents, and the cost of claims made by schools as a result of arson incidents;
  4. separately for each financial year from 2015 to present, the total number of incidents causing loss or damage at schools that have resulted in claims being made by schools and the total costs of those claims; and

The top 5 schools with the most expensive claims in the abovementioned and present as a result of vandalism/malicious damage/arson and the amount of these claims. Please include related CCTV/video footage and photos.

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4063 (PDF, 19MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4067
Date of application27/02/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to departmental records relating to her education.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Access refused to all documents). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4069
Date of application24/01/2017
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  1. The total overall cost of outstanding maintenance projects for QLD schools from 20 April 2016 to 24 January 2017 (current); and
  2. The individual overall cost for the top 10 QLD schools in the Metropolitan, South East and North Coast regions with the most expensive maintenance projects still outstanding as at 24 January 2017, including a breakdown of what is required for each individual maintenance project.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4078
Date of application02/02/2017
Details of information requested

Correspondence sent to an employee; and

The OneSchool Behaviour Records for an identified school class.

ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Disclosure number340/5/4086
Date of application13/02/2017
Details of information requested
  • The results of both the 2015 and 2016 Parent, Student and Staff satisfaction survey; and
  • The results of the 2016 Prep parent survey

In relation to an identified State School

ApplicantAlice Illingworth
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4086 (PDF, 52MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4087
Date of application13/02/2017
Details of information requested

Any Briefing Notes (including attachments), concerning schools within the South East and Metropolitan Regions being over capacity; and
Correspondence from the Principal(s) of six identified schools to Regional and Central Office Infrastructure staff concerning their school being over capacity/struggling with current numbers.

Date range: 1 January 2015 - 13 February 2017.

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4090
Date of application15/02/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the employment of an individual
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4108
Date of application10/03/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments created between 1 February 2015 to 10 March 2017 relating to the underutilisation of state school facilities and/or the viability of state schools in Queensland.
ApplicantNews Corporation Australia
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4108 (PDF, 3.6MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4110 (Application made under the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act 1982)
Date of application15/03/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments since 1 January, 2015, specifically reports, photos and CCTV/video footage, relating to incidents where children/babies at child care centres have been neglected and/or endangered such as they went missing, were left inside the centre after hours, went home with an unauthorised person, were assaulted/threatened. Please limit to those which required medical treatment, staff being disciplined, and/or referral to police.
ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released 340/5/4110 (PDF, 27MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4120
Date of application7/04/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the work performance of an identified employee.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Disclosure number340/5/4122
Date of application24/03/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the Department's handling of the closure and reopening of schools during Cyclone Marcia
ApplicantThe Morning Bulletin
Outcome of application / Documents released Redacted version Documents under 340/5/4122 (PDF, 16MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4123
Date of application03/04/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments related to the maintenance of water tanks at a State School.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4130
Date of application11/04/2017
Details of information requestedBriefing notes (including attachments) prepared for the Minister containing information on the financial implications for QLD of two Federal Budgets: 2015/16 and 2016/17.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4134
Date of application18/04/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments created between 1 January 2015 to 18 April 2017 relating to compensation claims involving students.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (transferred to Queensland Treasury). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4136
Date of application13/04/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments produced between April 2016 and April 2017 containing summaries of issues affecting literacy and numeracy including any comparison between Queensland's literacy and numeracy outcomes compared to New South Wales.
ApplicantAustralian Broadcasting Corporation
Outcome of application / Documents released 340-5-4136 (PDF, 11MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4137
Date of application18/04/2017
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

All emails sent and received by members of the Minister's staff and/or the Minister to and from two identified email accounts.

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent).
No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4138
Date of application21/04/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the apprenticeship of an individual.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number340/5/4140
Date of application28/04/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to the asbestos registers of identified schools.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4140 (PDF, 18MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4152
Date of application11/05/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the construction and asbestos in Western Cape College - Weipa.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4152 (PDF, 10.32MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4158
Date of application18/05/2017
Details of information requestedCopies of the general expenditure financial delegations held by various departmental officers in force between 13 October 2005 and 19 June 2015.
ApplicantMGM Wireless Holdings Pty Ltd
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4158 (PDF, 14MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4166
Date of application30/05/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to documents relating to the applicant's employment and complaints made by the applicant.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Disclosure number340/5/4167
Date of application30/05/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments created since 1 January 2015 relating to drug-related incidents (excluding suicides/suicide attempts). Specifically critical incident reports, hot issues briefs, ministerial/executive briefings and other reports.
ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released 340-5-4167 (PDF, 4.9MB)
Disclosure number340/5/4168
Date of application30/05/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments created since 1 January 2015 relating to weapon-related incidents (excluding suicides/suicide attempts). Specifically critical incident reports, hot issues briefs, ministerial/executive briefings and other reports.
ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released 340-5-4168 (PDF, 599KB)
Disclosure number340/5/4172
Date of application21/06/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the education of the applicant's children
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Disclosure number340/5/4174
Date of application08/06/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to certain documents created between 1 August 2015 and 24 December 2015 relating to the Department's management of concerns expressed by the principal of a state school to the Department.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Disclosure number340/5/4187
Date of application22/06/2017
Details of information requestedThe budget and expenditure for programs and activities relating to young people's mental health and wellbeing funded at a central level only for the following financial years: 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4187 (PDF, 72KB)
Disclosure number340/5/4190
Date of application15/06/2016
Details of information requestedCorrespondence sent or received by two Departmental officers in relation to an awarded contact and deed of novation.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4193
Date of application15/06/2016
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the dance floor in the middle performing arts centre at Varsity College.
ApplicantTiani Bristow
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4193 (PDF, 318KB)
Disclosure number340/5/4206
Date of application12/07/2017
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  • A list of current government-owned accommodation facilities that are being renovated or upgraded;
  • The current number of Queensland teachers on wait-list for accommodation; and
  • Complaints lodged with the Department between 1 January 2015 and 12 July 2017 relating to;
    • government-owned accommodation facilities that are currently used by Queensland teachers; and
    • the approximately 300 units of private rental market accommodation that the Department uses to house Queensland Teachers.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4207
Date of application12/07/2017
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  • The number, location and age of demountable units (or temporary structure) being used at Queensland schools.
  • Complaints lodged between 1 January 2015 and 12 July 2017 relating to condition of demountable units (or temporary structure) in schools
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4208
Date of application13/07/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks documents relating to his employment.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4223
Date of application02/08/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to various statistical data concerning student enrolment at a school between 1 January 2014 and 2 August 2017 together with copies of the school's EMP's implemented between these dates.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4227
Date of application11/08/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the education of the applicant's children.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number340/5/4231
Date of application15/08/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the applicant's employment.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Disclosure number340/5/4236
Date of application22/08/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments detailing payments made to an identified registered training organisation under the Pre-Qualified Supplier funding arrangement.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4236 (PDF, 241KB)
Disclosure number340/5/4240
Date of application23/08/2017
Details of information requestedApplicant seeks access to documents relating to the operation of a registered training organisation.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4243
Date of application25/08/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to documents regarding the implementation of a school technology program.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number340/5/4251
Date of application01/09/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments disclosing:
  1. the number of students currently enrolled at each Queensland state school (including P-10, P-12 and special education facilities run in conjunction with a state school or as a stand-alone facility) who nominated a religion/faith group at the time of enrolment, broken down by faith group/religion
  2. the number of students currently enrolled at each Queensland state school (including P-10, P-12 and special education facilities run in conjunction with a state school or as a stand-alone facility) who did not nominate any faith group/religion at the time of enrolment
  3. the state-wide breakdown by religion
  4. from April 2017 - the number of students who provided an affirmative response to the enrolment form question to participate in religious instruction and the nominated religion, the number of students who provided a negative response to participate in religious instruction, and the number of responses incomplete or left blank.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 340/5/4251 (PDF, 411KB)
Disclosure number340/5/4256
Date of application07/09/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to various documents regarding the performance of a state school, its principal and its ICT programs.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number340/5/4258
Date of application08/09/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the education of the applicant's children.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number340/5/4259
Date of application11/09/2017
Details of information requestedAll documents created between 1 March 2016 and 11 September 2017 related to substantiated sexual assaults, paedophilia and sexual behaviour in Queensland schools perpetrated by staff, students or others.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number340/5/4262
Date of application13/09/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to documents related to their employment and building works at a state school.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number170789
Date of application15/09/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the education of the applicant's children.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Disclosure number170954
Date of application03/10/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments related to a consultation process at a state school.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 170954 (PDF, 198KB)
Disclosure number170955
Date of application04/10/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments concerning work orders and employment contracts of identified painting contractors.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number171221
Date of application26/10/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the education of the applicant's child.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number171293
Date of application23/10/2017
Details of information requestedAny ministerial or executive briefing notes (including attachments), reports prepared and/or any audits or reviews undertaken relating to:
  1. the number of families who failed to pay their school fees;
  2. court proceedings instigated against these families;
  3. amount owed by families who haven't paid their school fees;
  4. the amount written off as a bad debt; and
  5. other action taken by the department to try to retrieve the money owed.
Date range - 1 January 2015 - 23 October 2017
ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 171293 (PDF, 24MB)​
Disclosure number171359
Date of application25/10/2017
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to data related to the attendance rates of students at various state schools.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number171377
Date of application27/10/2017
Details of information requestedA report / spreadsheet containing the number and percentage of students at a State level who did sit, who did not sit for the complete NAPLAN testing in 2017 across all age groups; or only sat for some of the tests, but not all, between 1 January 2017 to 27 October 2017.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number171731
Date of application14/11/2017
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the recruitment and selection process for the position of Principal Internal Auditor, Schools (QLD/CO255389/17).
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number171750
Date of application15/11/2017
Details of information requested

A created summary document in the form of a table listing all incidents recorded in OneSchool from all Queensland State Schools (between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016) resulting in student suspension and/or exclusion due to ‘substance misconduct involving an illicit substance’.

For the purposes of this application the columns of the table are to be limited to: School name; Geographical region; Suspension type; Reason description; Year of suspension; Age of student; and type of drug / illicit substance relevant to the incident.

ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents releasedDocuments released under 171750 (PDF, 466KB)​
Disclosure number171754
Date of application15/11/2017
Details of information requested1. Briefing Notes (including attachments), reports, investigation reports, complaints, audits and/or reviews relating to people falsely or fraudulently claiming they live in the catchment for a particular school in which they wish to send their children; and
2. Any correspondence, including attachments, sent to, or received from families in relation to fraudulent or suspected fraudulent claims of living within specified schools catchments.
ApplicantSeven Network​​
Outcome of application / Documents releasedDocuments released under 171754​ (PDF, 13MB)​​
Disclosure number171843
Date of application20/11/2017
Details of information requestedAll executive briefings/meeting minutes and emails to or from the Director-General (so please limit searches for emails to just the office of the Director-General) which refer to the following: "not for media" “not to media” or “not for publication".
Date Range – 1 July – 20 November 2017
ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of appl​ication / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent)
No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number172068
Date of application4/12/2017
Details of information requestedA year-by-year breakdown of the total amount of funding provided by the Queensland State Government to Pre-qualified Suppliers (RTO's) since the funding scheme began.
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act.
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 172068 (PDF, 327KB)
Disclosure number172184
Date of application11/12/2017
Details of information requested
  1. Any document recording the Queensland Government's policy in respect of eligibility to access government pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary education for asylum seekers (excluding English Language Schools).
  2. Any document recording the Queensland Government's policy in respect of reducing and/or waiving fees for government pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary education for asylum seekers (excluding English Language Schools).
  3. Memoranda of understanding (and related minutes and communications) between the Federal Government and Queensland State Government detailing funding arrangements for education between the Commonwealth and state for asylum seekers.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies.​
Disclosure number172191
Date of application11/12/2017
Details of information requested

A created summary document in the form of a table listing all incidents recorded in One School from all Queensland State Schools between 1 January 2017 and 11 December 2017 resulting in student suspension and/or exclusion.

The columns of the table are to be limited to: school name, geograp​hical region, suspension type, r​eason for suspension.

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies.​
Disclosure number172192
Date of application11/12/2017
Details of information requested

Documents relating to maintenance works to be undertaken at all state schools.

Specifically - a created summary document in the form of a table listing the name of school, the task summary, the maintenance to be undertaken, the scope of the works and the indicative cos​t.

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number172216
Date of application13/12/2017
Details of information requested
  1. The number of pre-qualified suppliers (PQS) who have been sanctioned by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) (cancellation, conditions/restrictions, renewal rejections, etc.) for failure to meet course delivery standards since ASQA began as the national regulator.
  2. The written authorisation given to begin the PQS funding ​scheme (Ministerial directive, committee meeting minutes that detail how the PQS funding arrangement was designed and how it was to be implemented).
  3. The number of audits (per year) by DET of pre-qualified suppliers.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 17​2216 (PDF, 4.4MB)​
Disclosure number172255
Date of application19/12/2017
Details of information requested

Documents listing which Queensland State Schools (both state/primary and state high schools) are participating members of the Safe Schools Coalition as at 14 December 2017.

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Last updated
16 May 2018