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Disclosure log 2021

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

Some documents may have details removed, or pages that are blank, because the information is either irrelevant or exempt under the RTI Act.

There may be documents that are currently only available in .PDF format. Should you be unable to read this format please email rti@qed.qld.gov.au (include information for contact by phone, email or in writing). We will endeavour to meet all reasonable requests for an alternate hardcopy format of the document, free of charge.

Disclosure number205105
Date application made19/01/2021
Details of information requested

Documents relating to the education of a person and the following information of an identified state school:

  • copies of school maps
  • any lists of staff employed at the school
  • copies of any school yearbooks.
Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (documents unlocatable and/or non-existent). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number210141
Date application made19/02/2021
Details of information requested

In relation to the Head of School Year 11 (Deputy Principal) position at Brisbane School of Distance Education:

  1. All documents used to make the recruitment decisions.
  2. All documents that relate to the decision to extend the appointments.
​Time period: January 2020 to January 2021
Applicant

Information 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 number210160
Date application made15/01/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to specific documents held in relation to the following matters/topics:

  • the slaughter horses; the Meramist abattoir
  • the ABC’s show 7:30’s story entitled – The Final Race
  • the report handed down in February 2020 by the Martin Inquiry into the management of retired racehorses.

The specific documents sought include:

  • Ministerial briefing notes
  • Correspondence, including emails, with The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission and/or The Federal Department of Agriculture’s Meat Exports Branch.

Timeframe: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020

Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies
Disclosure number210379
Date application made

05/02/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to Ministerial, Director-General and Deputy Director-General briefing notes and any reports, including any attachments, held in relation to or concerning:

  1. For each of Indooroopilly State High School (ISHS), Indooroopilly State School, Ironside State School, Toowong State School and the new primary school proposed to be built on the grounds of ISHS:

    • Projected enrolments, for any or all years from 2021 until 2041.

    • Demographic or other analysis or methods utilised in determining the above.

    • The current (or for the new school commencing) Student Enrolment Capacity and Built Enrolment Capacity and any planned changes to these capacities.

    • Actions undertaken, proposals or recommendations for addressing projected enrolments where these exceed Student Enrolment Capacity or Built Enrolment Capacity.

  2. For the new primary school proposed to be built on the grounds of ISHS:

    • The decision and recommendation to proceed with planning for a new school.

    • Identification, selection and assessment of potential or alternative sites including the process and criteria used (including traffic impacts and the potential to reduce enrolments at other schools).​

    • The proposed or recommended opening date, including risks to achieving that date and any mitigations proposed.

    • Community consultation processes.​

​​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

Information sought not revised

Applicant

Information not permitted to be published pursuant to section78B(2) of the RTI Act

​​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

​No entity nominated

Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 2103​79​​
Disclosure number210417
Date application made25/02/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  1. Any Ministerial and Director-General briefing notes (including attachments) held in relation to incidents involving students at schools that make reference to, or mention, having been captured on school security cameras (CCTV) or captured in any other photos or video footage taken;
  2. Any Ministerial and Director-General briefing notes (including attachments) held in relation to the installation of CCTV at schools; and
  3. A copy of the CCTV footage, photos and/or video footage for incidents referred to, or mentioned in the briefing notes and/or attachments to the briefing notes for item no. 1.

Timeframe: 1 January 2020 to 3 February 2021

​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

​No publication ​​requirement applies

Applicant

No publication requirement applies

​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

​No publication requirement applies.​

Outcome of application / Documents released

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

Disclosure number210489
Date application made05/02/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant's solicitor seeks access to documents relating to a claimant's education and a named school

Applicant

Information not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Outcome of application / Documents released

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

Disclosure number210586
Date application made

24/0​​2/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to Ministerial and Director-General briefing notes (including attachments) that contain any of the following words:

  • 'hot issues'
  • 'crisis' or 'alerts'
  • 'banned' or 'blacklisted' in relation to any reading material for schools.

Timeframe: 1 January 2019 to 11 February 2021

Applicant Seven Network
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 210586​
Disclosure number210726
Date application made

04/03/2​​021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to Ministerial briefing notes (including attachments) and reports, held in relation to asbestos in schools.

Timeframe: 1 July 2020 to 18 February 2021

Applicant

Seven Network

Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 210726​
Disclosure number210741
Date application made

10/​03/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant's solicitor seeks access to documents relating to holes in a grassy bank at a named school

Time period: 1 February 2013 to 18 February 2021

Applicant

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

Outcome of application / Documents released

Documents released under 210741​

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

Disclosure number210787
Date application made

23/02/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant's solicitor seeks access to documents relating to an identified employee at identified schools

Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents released

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

Disclosure number211034
Date application made

08/03/20​21

Details of information requested

Communication/emails/documents regarding the decision by the Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics, and Technology to dispose a significant number of textbooks into waste.

Date range: 1 January 2021 – 8 March 2021

​Applicant

No publication requirement applies

​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents released

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

Disclosure number211035
Date application made

08/03/20​21

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to documents relating to a claimant’s education

​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

​​​Information sought not revised.

Applicant

AAI Limited t/a Suncorp Insurance

​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

​No entity nominated​

Outcome of application / Documents released

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

Disclosure number211170
Date application made22/03/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to the incident report for, and the Workplace Health and Safety Investigation report prepared in response to, the exposure of asbestos at Sunnybank State High School

Timeframe: 8 October 2020 to 12 March 2021

Applicant

Christian Rowan MP

Outcome of application / Documents released

Documents released under 211170​​​

Disclosure number211351
Date application made08/04/2021
Details of information requested

School Opinion Survey (SOS) results for the years 2017 to 2020, for the following schools:

  • Wellington Point State High School
  • Cleveland District State High School
  • Alexandra Hills State High School
  • Rochedale State High School
  • Sunnybank State High School
  • Cavendish Road State High School
  • Holland Park State High School
  • Runcorn State High School
  • Mt Gravatt State High School
  • Mansfield State High School
  • MacGregor State High School

Excluding the following information:

Data excluded by the Department's 'confidentiality rules' i.e. results where there were fewer than five respondents and results where total agreement is reported and there were fewer than three respondents

The following seven questions regarding the leadership team and bullying and sexual harassment:

  • The school leadership team operates with a high level of integrity
  • The school leadership team are willing to act on suggestions to improve how things are done
  • In my school, the leadership team is of high quality
  • The school leadership team model the behaviours expected of all employees
  • Have you witness bullying or sexual harassment in the workplace?
  • Have you been subjected to bullying in the workplace?
  • Have you been subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace?​
Applicant

Information not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Outcome of application / Documents released

One document released in full. Access available by request. Please contact rti@qed.qld.gov.au or (07) 3513 5858 to request access​

Disclosure number211521
Date application made20/04/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to Ministerial briefing notes (including attachments) that contain any of the following words:

  • school
  • issue
  • incident
  • problem

Timeframe: 1 February 2021 to 31 March 2021

​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

The applicant seeks access to the final version of briefing notes to the Minister prepared by Corporate Services (excluding attachments), People and Executive Services (including attachments but excluding any briefing notes and attachments prepared by Legal Services) and the Performance Monitoring and Reporting Branch of Policy, Performance and Planning (excluding attachments) that contain any of the following words:

  • school
  • issue
  • incident
  • problem.

Timeframe: 1 February 2021 to 31 March 2021​

Applicant

Seven Network

Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 211521​​​​
Disclosure number211589
Date application made21/05/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to a spreadsheet/table of all WorkCover claims lodged by teachers, principals, deputy principals and teacher aides between 1 February 2020 and 28 February 2021, containing the following fields:

  • accident description
  • injury nature
  • injury location
  • year of incident
  • departmental region the incident occurred in.​

​​​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

​​​No publication requirement applies

Applicant

​​No publication requirement applies

​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

​​​No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (Application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies​

Disclosure number211646
Date application made14/04/2021
Details of information requested

For the period 1993 to 2000, the following records for Townsville State High School:

1. Building records for the science block and renovations to any buildings at the school, including but not limited to:

  1. Applications and consents
  2. Plans and photographs
  3. Documents referring to the following key words:
    • Asbestos
    • Asbestolux
    • Asbestos tiles
    • Asbestos rope
    • Insultation
    • A/C
    • Super Six
    • Deep Six
    • Hardiflex
    • Duraflex
    • Hardiplank
    • Wunderplank
    • Compressed A/C
    • Fibro pipes
    • A/C pipe
​2. Any documents referring to the supply of:
    • gauze
    • gauze mats
    • heat pads
    • asbestos gauze mats
    • asbestos heat pads

to the school.​

Applicant

Information not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 211646​
Disclosure number211701
Date application made30/04/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to:

  1. A copy of the 2007 Joint Development Agreement between Redland Shire Council and the Department of Education regarding the construction, ownership and operation of the Russell Island Pool / Bay Islands Aquatic Centre
  2. ​​A copy of the 2020 and 2021 extensions to the above agreement
Applicant

Information not permitted to be published persuant to section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 211701​
Disclosure number211773
Date application made23/04/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to:

  1. any documents relating to any relationship between Windsor School of Arts and Windsor State School
  2. any booking records for the School of Arts for the period 1960-66
  3. any information and/or records pertaining to complaints of sexual abuse at the School of Arts during the periods 1950-70
  4. any known address/s and all other information of any organisations that assisted in the management of the School of Arts and contact details of people who may possess information and/or records for the above.
Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents releasedFinalised (Documents non-existent). No publication requirement applies​
Disclosure number211820
Date application made27/04/2021
Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to:

  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 2020 and 27 April 2021 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 2020 and 27 April 2021 held by the State Schools division warning about an increase in knife carriage on school grounds
​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

​Information sought not revised

Applicant

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

​​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents
​No entity nominated
Outcome of application / Documents released Documents released under 211820​​
Disclosure number211882
Date application made

28/​04/2021

Details of information requested

For each school year between 2016-2020, documents containing the number of short term and long term suspensions, exclusions and cancellations of enrolment for the following categories:

  1. Students with a disability registered with the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)
  2. Students in receipt of an Individual Learning Plan
  3. Students with an Education Adjustment Program (EAP) verified disability
  4. Students with a disability registered with the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  5. Students in receipt of an Individual Learning Plan who identified as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  6. Students with an Education Adjustment Program (EAP) verified disability who identified as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

For each school year between 2016-2020:

  1. The number of students who received more than one short term suspension within a school year
  2. The number of students who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander who received more than one short-term suspension within a school year​

Any documents containing the internal procedure for issuing school disciplinary absences

Any guidance material provided to decision makers regarding school disciplinary absences

Applicant

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Outcome of application / Documents released

Documents released under 211882

Disclosure number211957
Date application made

05/05​/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to all emails, internal correspondence, briefing notes and memoranda held in relation to the Noosa Temple of Satan generally and the decision to reject the Temple’s application(s) to conduct religious instr​uction classes at four state schools

Date range: 14 October 2020 to 5 May 2021​

Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

Information sought not revised​

Applicant

Noosa Temple of Satan​​

Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

No entity nominated

Outcome of application / Documents released

Documents released under 211957​

Disclosure number211960
Date application made

05/05​/2021

Details of information requested

A list of complaints made by parents/guardians of students at Queensland state schools, alleging either mental or physical abuse by a teacher or school staff member between 1 January 2020 and 30 April 2021

Applicant

No publication requirement applies

Outcome of application / Documents released

Finalised (application withdrawn). No publication requirement applies

Disclosure number212070
Date application made

07​​/05/2021

Details of information requested

Application made to the Office of the Minister

The applicant is seeking access to all emails, internal correspondence, briefing notes and memoranda held in relation to the Noosa Temple of Satan generally and the decision to reject the Temple’s application(s) to conduct religious instruction classes at four state schools

Date range: 14 October 2020 to 7 May 2021

Applicant

Noosa Temple of Satan

Outcome of application / Documents released

Documents released under 212070​​​

Disclosure number213058
Date application made

03/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant’s solicitor seeks access to documents relating to an identified employee.

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application​​

​​ Disclosure number213323
Date application made

17/08/2021​

Details of information requested

Documents relating to library staff and/or volunteers at an identified school

​Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

​To be published upon finalisation of application​

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​Entity seeking benefit from or use documents

​To be published upon finalisation of application​​

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​​ Disclosure number213382​
Date application made

22/07/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant is seeking access to the following types of documents that have been sent to the Office of the Deputy Director-General, Early Childhood and Education Improvement:

  • Reports – including attachments​
  • Ministerial briefing notes – including attachments
  • Director-General briefing notes – including attachments.

Date Range: 1 January 2021 – 22 July 2021

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​ Disclosure number213497
Date application made

16/08/2021

Details of information requested

Documents in relation to a workplace issue at an identified school​

Details of information sought, as revised (if applicable)

To be published upon finalisation of application

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Entity seeking benefit from or use documents​

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​ Disclosure number213565
Date application made

12/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to the following documents held in relation to, or discussing the restructure of the Department that occurred in 2020:

  • The Organisation Review Report/s (draft and final versions) prepared by the Nous Group and provided to the Director-General, Department and/or the Executive Management Board (EMB)
  • Documents created for the purposes of being considered by EMB Members either at meetings of EMB or outside EMB meetings – including agenda papers, EMB papers, discussion drafts, proposals or other documents and correspondence about the restructure
  • EMB meeting minutes
  • Correspondence, including emails, TRIM documents and text messages received or sent by the Director-General or the Office of the Director-General in relation to the restructure
​Date range: 1 January 2019 – 1 April 2020
Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

​Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​ Disclosure number213620
Date application made

05/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) Queensland financial reports for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 financial years

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

​Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​ Disclosure number213655
Date application made

17/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to:

  1. the final report (or final outcome document) prepared as a result of any Facilities review(s) conducted of the Capricornia School of Distance Education (CSDE) – date range 1 January 2018 – 16 August 2021
  2. the outgoing Emergent Facilities Application concerning demountable buildings at the Rockhampton campus of the CSDE – date range 2019, 2020 or 2021
  3. the response received by the school to the Emergent Facilities Application mentioned in point 2​
Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​ Disclosure number213758
Date application made

19/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to dcuments held in relation to the restructure of the former Departmental Corporate Services Division in 2021.

Date range: 1 July 2020 – 12 August 2021.

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​​​ Disclosure number213797
Date application made

12/08/2021

Details of information requested

Documents in relation to the Director-General’s expenses specifically:

  • ministerial briefings and attachments
  • ​reports
  • audits
  • reviews relating to reimbursements and/or reconciliation claims
  • credit card statements (also include credit card statements of the credit card held by their executive assistant)
  • emails of the actual reimbursement claim including whether each claim was approved or not.

Timeframe: 1 July 2020 – 12 August 2021

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

​​​​ Disclosure number213871
Date application made

17/08/2021

Details of information requested

The applicant seeks access to a copy of a report prepared within the Far North Queensland Region entitled the 'Schools Officers Facilities and Groundsman Capability Framework'.

Applicant

To be published upon finalisation of application

Outcome of application / Documents released

To be published upon finalisation of application

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Last updated 06 September 2021