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Disclosure log - 2018

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

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Disclosure number180057
​Date of application​08/01/2018
Details of information requestedEmails and/or reports to the Minister and/or Director-General detailing:
  • the overall cost to the department regarding total fees and penalties for using expired software over the last calendar year
  • what software was expired
  • any remedies suggested
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180124
Date of application​17/01/2018
Details of information requestedDocument relating to the education of the applicant
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies​
Disclosure number180143
Date of application​17/01/2018
Details of information requestedThe maintenance expenditure history and maintenance assessment data lists for a state s​chool from 2012 to 2017
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 180143 (PDF, 112KB)
Disclosure number180249
Date of application​22/01/2018
Details of information requestedDocuments providing guidance to teachers and schools on how to best accommodate transgender and intersex students by ceasing reference to the two genders created between 1 January 2015 and 22 January 2018
ApplicantOffice of the Leader of the Opposition
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 180249 (PDF, 495KB)
Disclosure number180250
Date of application​22/01/2018
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to investigations of fraud or serious financial irregularity in the expenses of a state high school created between 1 January 2011 and 22 January 2018
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180254
Date of application​22/01/2018
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to investigations of fraud or serious financial irregularity in the expenses of a state high school created between 1 January 2014 to 30 November 2017
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (access refused to all documents). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180360
Date of application​28/03/2018
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to documents related to voluntary redundancies of TAFE staff
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (transferred to TAFE QLD). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180610
Date of application​14/02/2018
Details of information requested

Documents, specifically ministerial briefing notes and attachments, reports, internal correspondence such as emails, relating to overcrowded classrooms

Please limit searches to just the Office of the Director-General and the Deputy Director-Generals

Timeframe: Since 1 January, 2017

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180838
Date of application​27/02/2018
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to departmental records relating to their employment
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies.
Disclosure number180885
Date of application​23/02/2016
Details of information requestedDocumentation relating to a supposed staff members interactions relating to the use of Murphy Creek Tavern as an evacuation centre
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180893
Date of application​01/03/2018
Details of information requestedA variety of documents held in relation to a specified Registered Training Organisation
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number180932
Date of application​05/03/2018
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the employment of a teacher
Applicant No publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised. Released documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Disclosure number180976
Date of application​06/03/2018
Details of information requestedA copy of the minutes from a state school's quarterly Occupational Health and Safety Committee meetings between 1 January 2013 and 31 January 2018, together with a copy of any risk assessments and/or inspection reports referred to in the minutes
ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 180976 (PDF, 22MB)
Disclosure number181035
Date of application​12/03/2018
Details of information requestedDocuments and correspondence created or received between 1 January 2015 and 11 March 2018 in relation to, or concerning, incidents and reports of cyberbullying, physical bullying, harassment, assaults, brawls or fights, committed by students at the State Primary Schools listed below:
  • the applicant provided a list of approximately 60 state schools that are (for the most part) within the Central Qld Region
  • a document identifying the number of assault incidents referred to the Mackay District CPIU in the same time frame by each of the listed schools
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies​​
Disclosure number181036
Date of application​12/03/2018
Details of information requested
Any School Incident Alert Notifications concerning schools within the Central Queensland Region only, that relate to, or concern, incidents and reports of cyberbullying, physical bullying, harassment, assaults, brawls or fights;

Any Briefing notes prepared by, or progressed through, the department's State Schools Division in relation to, or concerning, incidents and reports of cyberbullying, physical bullying, harassment, assaults, brawls or fights that have occurred at schools within the Central Queensland or North Queensland Regions; and

A summary document in the form of a table listing all incidents recorded in OneSchool resulting in a student suspension and/or exclusion from schools with the Central Queensland or North Queensland Regions.

For the purposes of this application:  

the columns of the table are to be limited to: School name, Geographical Region, Suspension type, Reason for suspension description and number of each.

The date range: 1 January 2015 – 11 March 2018.
​​ ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies​
Disclosure number181108
Date of application​13/03/2018
Details of information requestedCorrespondence sent between a Ministerial Staffer and an identified third party
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (transferred to Office of Industrial Relations). No publication requirement applies​​
Disclosure number181113
Date of application​13/03/2018
Details of information requested
  1. Any documentation demonstrating action undertaken by the Department of Education to recover public funds provided under the Pre-Qualified Supplier (PQS) funding arrangement that were unlawfully received by a PQS or Registered Trading Organisation (RTO).
  2. Any documentation demonstrating the notification of law enforcement agencies regarding th​e unlawful or potentially unlawful receipt of public funds by a PQS/RTO provided under the Pre-Qualified Supplier funding arrangement.
Date range: Documents created or received between 01 July 2010 – 13 March 2018
​​ ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 181113 (PDF, 933KB)
Disclosure number181166
Date of application​22/03/2018
Details of information requested
  1. The written authorisation, delegation or administrative approval given for the deletion of emails from the Department of Education (DoE) email system, specifically from schools databases; and
  2. Written authorisation​,​ delegation or administrative approval given for the deletion of OneSchool incident reports made by DoE staff, and for the deletion of accompanying email notification receipts for these reports from the DoE email system.
​Date range: 01 July 2015 - 15 March 2018.
​​ ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released​Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies​​
Disclosure number181296
Date of application​26/03/2018
Details of information requested

Documents concerning a former employee and particular school identified by the applicant.

ApplicantOffice of the Leader of the Opposition
Outcome of application / Documents released​ Documents released under 181296​ (PDF, 8MB)​​
Disclosure number181369
Date of application​29/03/2018
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to documents held in relation to an Internal Audit report performed on the Infrastructure Services Branch’s public private partnerships contract management processes for 2016–17 and any briefing notes relating to this report

​​ ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released​Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies​​​​​
Disclosure number181370
Date of application​29/03/2018
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to any documents held in relation to any Internal Audit reports in relation to the Infrastructure Branch PPP contract management processes for the following schools - Baringa State Primary School in Caloundra South, North Shore State School in Townsville, Picnic Creek State School in Coomera East and Yarrabilba State School and also briefing notes relating to the respective audits

​​ ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​Finalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies.​​​​​
Disclosure number181433
Date of application​06/04/2018
Details of information requested

Documents disclosing the process, discussions and the reasons why the Religious Instruction information and permission form template initially published in April 2017 was changed in December 2017 and replaced with an amended form called ‘Information and consent form-religious instruction and other instruction’.

Date range: 1 April and 30 ​December 2017

​​ ApplicantQueensland Parents for Secular State Schools
Outcome of application / Documents released​ Documents released under 181433 (PDF, 11.4MB)
Disclosure number181453
Date of application​09/04/2018
Details of information requested

The amount spent by the department in 2016 and 2017 on Relief Staff and Agency Supply Staff for schools, broken down by schools (primary and secondary) and recruitment agencies

​​ ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released​Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number181513
Date of application​16/04/2018
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

The applicant seeks access to copies of all emails and attachments sent by the Minister and/ or staff from private email accounts to their office in accordance with the decision of Cabinet on 19 March 2018 banning the use of private email accounts.

Date range: 18 March to 17 April 2018

Information sought not revised​​
​​ ApplicantOffice of the leader of the Opposition
Outcome of application / Documents released​ Documents released under 181513 (PDF, 2MB)
Disclosure number181598
Date of application​20/04/2018
Details of information requested

A copy of the report provided to the Department of Education regarding the sustainability of enrolments at a state high school.
Date range: 2016-2018

​​ ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application​​​​​
Disclosure number181640
Date of application​26/04/2018
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

The applicant seeks access to correspondence and/or communications between the Education Minister and/or the minister’s office and the Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) about:
  1. Any suggestions and/or advice and/or requests from the QTU about the independent public school system, and;
  2. Any information about possible Terms of Reference for a review into the independent public school system, and:
  3. Any information about a possible review of the independent public school system.

 

​​ ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number181662
Date of application​26/04/2018
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to any documents held in relation to specified contracts.
Date range: 1 February 2015 to 26 April 2018

​​ ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number181663
Date of application​26/04/2018
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to any documents that relate to a review into Independent Public Schools.
Date range: 1 November 2017 to 26 April 2018

​​ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number181664
Date of application​26/04/2018
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

The applicant seeks access to any correspondence from the Queensland Teachers Union in relation to the Independent Public Schools initiative. ​
Date range: November 2017 to 26 April 2018

​​ApplicantOffice of the Leader of the Opposition
Outcome of application / Documents released​Documents released under 181644 (PDF, 1.2MB)
Disclosure number181784
Date of application​02/05/2018
Details of information requested

Data pertaining to investigations conducted by the department using the Public Service Commisssion’s CaPE criteria

​​ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released​Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number181847
Date of application​08/05/2018
Details of information requested

Any documents that concern or relate to the banning of mobile phones in schools.

​Date range: 1 January to 8 May 2018

The scope was limited to:

1) Analysis of proposal to ban mobile phones in schools; and 
2) Advice for State Schools on Acceptable Use of ICT Facilities and Devices
​​ApplicantOffice of the Leader of the Opposition​
Outcome of application / Documents released​ Documents released under 181847​ (PDF, 830KB)
Disclosure number181933
Date of application​15/05/2018
Details of information requested

Documents relating to the employment of an individual

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of applic​ation / Documents released​Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number182094
Date of application​22/05/2018
Details of information requested Documents held in relation to, or referring to:
  1. Gender equity;
  2. Bans on the term boy or girl; and/or
  3. Gender Neutral Policy
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of applic​ation / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number182152
Date of application​25/05/2018
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister​

The applicant seeks access to all documents held within an identified Dropbox account

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of applic​ation / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application​​​
Disclosure number182159
Date of application​24/05/2018
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to documents related to the education of an individual​

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of applic​ation / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application​​
Disclosure number182267
Date of application​06/06/2018
Details of information requested

Documents relating to the education of the applicant

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of applic​ation / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application​​
Disclosure number182415
Date of application​12/06/2018​
Details of information requested

The criteria used to select schools for the Building Future Schools program.
Date range: 1 July 2017 to 12 June 2018

​​ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number182467
Date of application​14/06/2018
Details of information requested

Documents relating to the policies and procedures for providing shaving razors to school students and shaving at school

​​ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released​To be published upon finalisation of application
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Last updated
22 June 2018