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Disclosure log – 2019

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

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Disclosure number190010
Date of application02/01/2019
Details of information requestedApplicant seeks access to documents relating to their children's education
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released All documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190078
Date of application14/01/2019
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to written authorisation for any person in the department to access, retrieve, forward, and subsequently delete any email between staff
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190130
Date of application21/01/2019
Details of information requestedApplicant seeks access to documents relating to their education
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190187
Date of application24/01/2019
Details of information requestedApplicant seeks access to documents relating to their education
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190317
Date of application01/02/2019
Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

All correspondence, including letters and emails, between the Minister and federal Opposition education spokeswoman.

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released Finalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190440
Date of application08/02/2019
Details of information requested
1. Information regarding complaint/investigation matters where the victim child has a disability and the allegation(s) made against the departmental employee concern violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation (including restrictive practices) of the victim child. Specifically, the dates the allegation, referred to above, was received, employee type, initial allegation, outcome and action(s) taken as a consequence of the allegation.

2. Any system wide statistics held by the Department of Education regarding all use of restraint and seclusion of students, and any specific systemic data or statistics available regarding all use of restraint and seclusion of students with disability.

Date range: 1 January 2017 – 8 February 2019
Applicant No publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190534
Date of application21/02/2019
Details of information requested

Documents relating to the education of an individual

Applicant No publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190584
Date of application18/02/2019

Details of information requested

The application is seeking access to the following types of documents held in relation to students and/or staff suffering from 'Heat Stress':

  • Reports – including attachments
  • Ministerial and/or Director-General Briefing Notes – including attachments – Final/signed copies only
  • Any internal correspondence sent or received by staff within the offices of the relevant Deputy Directors-General and/or the Assistant Directors-General.

In relation to any WorkCover claims lodged by staff the applicant is seeking a table of data which provides the following information only:

  • accident date
  • claim liability
  • injury nature
  • accident description
  • total payments made.

Date range: 1 December 2018 – 18 February 2019

ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 190584 (PDF, 285KB)
Disclosure number190758
Date of application27/02/2019
Details of information requestedDocuments relating to the applicant’s employment
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents releasedTo be published upon finalisation of application
Disclosure number190806
Date of application04/03/2019
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to the last three briefing notes regarding air conditioning in Qld state schools created between 1 January 2018 and 4 March 2019.
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (access refused to all documents). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number190871
Date of application6/03/2019
Details of information requestedThe applicant seeks access to a copy of a review regarding Capricornia School of Distance Education.
ApplicantCapricornia SDE P&C Association
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 190871 (PDF, 13MB)
Disclosure number190931
Date of application11/03/2019
Details of information requested

A document(s) that provides the total number of substantiated allegations of theft and/or fraud broken down into the total for each type/category of allegation.

Date range: 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2018

ApplicantAustralian Broadcasting Corporation
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 190931 (PDF, 281KB)
Disclosure number191043
Date of application18/03/2019

Details of information requested

1. A document that provides the total number of teachers that are on stress leave.

2. Any advice received by the department about how to reduce the numbers of teachers on stress leave.

Date range: 1 January 2018 – 31 January 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191173
Date of application01/04/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the education of an individual

ApplicantNational Affordable Housing Consortium Limited and QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of an individual. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191261
Date of application01/04/2019

Details of information requested

Results of all tests carried out for the Department by Biotech Laboratories (company also trades as Sonic Healthcare Limited).

Date range: 1 February 2019 – 29 March 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191410
Date of application10/04/2019

Details of information requested

The number of students currently enrolled at each Queensland state school.

For each school, from OneSchool data:

  • the number of students who have current parental permission to participate in Religious Instruction (RI) and the religion they have parental permission to attend
  • the number of students for whom permission for RI is not currently recorded
  • state-wide totals for each of the above.

For each school's new enrolments for the 2019 school year (including prep and in any other year levels):

  • the number of parents who indicated 'yes' in response to the question regarding RI on the enrolment form
  • for those parents who indicated 'yes', the religion that was then indicated
  • the number of parents who indicated 'no' in response to the question regarding RI on the enrolment form
  • the number of parents who did not answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’
  • state-wide totals for each of the above.
ApplicantQueensland Parents for Secular State Schools
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 191410 (PDF, 464KB)
Disclosure number191450
Date of application15/04/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the employment of an individual
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 number191475
Date of application17/04/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the education of an individual
ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedAll documents contain personal information of an individual. No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191532
Date of application24/04/2019

Details of information requested

Specific information to be extracted from the relevant case management system, concerning substantiated allegation(s) of fraud in relation to teachers wages.

The specific information sought is the:

  • date allegation was received
  • details of allegation(s)
  • outcome of investigation
  • action taken against employee.

Date range: 1 October 2018 - 24 April 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191601
Date of application29/04/2019

Details of information requested

Documents 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 number191641
Date of application02/05/2019

Details of information requested

(a) all incident reports, concerning incidents occurring in Queensland schools, located in the MyHR Workplace Health and Safety system where the following keywords are in the "description of incident" field:

  • Syringe
  • Needle
  • Sharp/s.

(b) all Ministerial and Director-General Briefing notes (including attachments) that relate to incidents in Queensland schools and child care centres involving the above keywords.

Date range: 1 January 2017 – 2 May 2019 

ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 191641 (PDF, 2.3MB)
Disclosure number191731
Date of application09/05/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to an investigation concerning a teacher

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedReleased documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Disclosure number191824
Date of application15/05/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the master plan of a particular state school

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191877
Date of application20/05/2019

Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

Correspondence between Minister Grace and the Electrical Trades Union regarding solar schools between 1 November 2017 to 17 May 2019.         

Applicant No publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released Finalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191981
Date of application24/05/2019

Details of information requested

Documents related to road safety training provided at a particular state school between 2012 and 2014

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number191987
Date of application27/05/2019
Details of information requested
A list of financial payouts made by Education Queensland and/or the Department of Education, to parents and/or guardians of students in state schools, for complaints and/or allegations of student mistreatment by a teacher/staff member, broken down to include the following datasets:
a) the name of the school
b) the dollar amount paid by Education Queensland
c) the year
d) for the five highest dollar-figure payouts identified, a summarised description of the allegation/complaint made.

Date range: 1 January 2017 – 27 May 2019
Applicant No publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number192357
Date of application19/06/2019

Details of information requested

Documents and/or reports showing how much the Department of Education and/or state schools spend on special guests or speakers.

Date range: 1 January 2019 – 19 June 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number192442
Date of application21/06/2019

Details of information requested

School incident alert notifications for 2018 and 2019 that contain reference to student on student incidents that could be interpreted as sexual harassment, sexual assault or indecent exposure.

Date range: 1 January 2018 – 1 July 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies.
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number192443
Date of application19/06/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the employment of a former employee

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (Documents non-existent/unlocatable). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number192513
Date of application29/06/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to a student's education

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number192616
Date of application10/07/2019

Details of information requested

  1. All OneSchool behaviour records dated between 1 January 2012 and 1 July 2019 from an identified school that contain the following words/phrases:
    • Physical restraint
    • Seclusion
    • Isolation
    • Withdrawal.
  2. Specific information (listed below) held in relation to complaint/investigation matters where the complaint received from the parent/guardian of the victim student was about the use of physical restraint, seclusion, isolation, withdrawal, chill out room and/or time out.

    The specific information sought includes only:

    • Date allegation was received
    • Departmental Region
    • Age of student
    • Whether the student has been diagnosed with a disability, autism spectrum disorder and/or behavioural disorder
    • Whether an investigation took place
    • The outcome of investigation
    • Any disciplinary action taken against staff involved.

    Date range captures allegations received between 1 July 2018 and 1 July 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number192860
Date of application12/08/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to an incident that occurred at a state school and documents relating to the conduct of a deputy principal

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

All documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number192863
Date of application29/07/2019

Details of information requested

Seeks the leave records of an identified employee

ApplicantInformation not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released

Released documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Disclosure number193297
Date of application20/08/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to the schooling of the applicant’s child

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

All documents contain personal information of the applicant. No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193503
Date of application04/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documents about a meeting between 3 identified individuals in relation to an identified school. 

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193504
Date of application04/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documents about the process and appointment of the Principal of an identified school

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number193636
Date of application12/09/2019

Details of information requested

Seeks access to an investigation report concerning an identified school

Applicant Information not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Outcome of application / Documents released

Released documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Disclosure number193664
Date of application16/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documents concerning an identified child care service

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193791
Date of application23/09/2019

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to documents relating to their employment

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number193797
Date of application23/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to building works undertaken at an identified school

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number193822
Date of application24/09/2019

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to documents held in relation to the repayment of credit card expenses by an identified employee

Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (access refused to all documents). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193843
Date of application26/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to an identified student's education

ApplicantLutheran Church of Australia - Qld District
Outcome of application / Documents released

Released documents not permitted to be published pursuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Disclosure number193884
Date of application30/09/2019

Details of information requested

Documentation concerning the approval process for the naming of Ripley State School and Ripley State Secondary College

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number193931
Date of application03/10/2019

Details of information requested

Seeks details of personal injury settlements paid to students injured in accidents involving school playgrounds, glass doors, glass windows and fights involving other students at Queensland State Schools.

Date range: 1 January 2018 – 1 October 2019

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (transferred to Queensland Treasury). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193932
Date of application03/10/2019

Details of information requested

Documents relating to complaints made about an identified former employee

ApplicantNo publication requirement applies
Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (the department neither confirmed nor denied the existence of any relevant documents). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number193997
Date of application09/10/2019

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  1. briefing notes, reports and correspondence relating to people falsely or fraudulently claiming they live in the catchment for a particular school in which they wish to send their children
  2. any correspondence, including attachments, sent to, or received from families in relation to fraudulent or suspected fraudulent claims of living within the particular schools catchment—from 10 schools* identified by the applicant

*The 10 relevant schools areBrisbane State High School, Corinda State High School, Cavendish Road State High School, Mansfield State High School, Kelvin Grove State College, The Gap State High School, Stretton College, North Lakes State College, Macgregor State High School, and Indooroopilly State High School

Date range: 1 January 2018–9 October 2019

ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number194084
Date of application17/10/2019

Details of information requested

  1. The outstanding repair bill each year for the past two financial years (2017–18 and 2018–19) in relation to schools’ maintenance projects
  2. The latest cost for each of the top 10 schools in the Metropolitan area—with the most expensive repair bills for outstanding maintenance projects
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number194093
Date of application17/10/2019

Details of information requested

All reports, audits, reviews, ministerial/executive briefing notes (including attachments) and internal correspondence (including emails) created between 1 March 2019 and 17 October 2019 relating to one or more of the following:

  • school closures
  • schools considered for closure
  • schools merging/combining
  • schools considered for merging.

Internal correspondence is to be limited to that held by the Office of the Director-General.

Any emails captured will be limited to the final thread of the conversation.

Briefing notes will be limited to the most recent if there are multiple briefing notes on the same topic

ApplicantSeven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 194093 (PDF, 285KB)
Disclosure number194483
Date of application13/11/2019

Details of information requested

  1. 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 2019 and 13 November 2019 resulting in student suspension and/or exclusion involving a knife. The columns of the table are to be limited to: Geographic region, Suspension and/or exclusion type and Reason description
  2. A copy of any correspondence, including but not limited to emails, letters and internal memos, created between 1 January 2019 and 13 November 2019 held by the State Schools division warning about an increase in knife carriage on school grounds
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number194606
Date of application20/11/2019

Details of information requested

The following documents created between 1 January 2018 to 20 November 2019:

  1. The approval of purchase by the respective Regional Office in relation to any purchase of new ‘specialised' equipment and/or furniture for students at a Special School
  2. Briefing notes (including attachments) in relation to:
    • any request for the purchase of new specialised equipment and furniture at Special schools; and/or
    • disciplinary procedures and/or measures for students at Special Schools.
ApplicantTo be published upon finalisation of application
Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

Disclosure number194843
Date of application4/12/2019

Details of information requested

All correspondence between the Director-General of the Department of Education and an identified individual concerning the appointment of the Principal at an identified school

Date range: 1 January 2019 to 2 September 2019

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
05 December 2019