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    Disclosure log - 2020

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

    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 contact 07 3003 9231 or email rti@premiers.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.

    RTI reference Date application made Topic / information requested Status Applicant / entity
    RTID497 25 September 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet regarding:
    • polling and research relating to the Queensland Government’s management and response to COVID-19
    • a report by Ipsos Public Affairs from the COVID-19 Key Insights Project
    • all communication between the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and KPMG regarding COVID-19
    • all communication between the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and Mr Mike Kaiser.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 April 2020 to 25 September 2020
    Currently being processed.
    RTID496 24 September 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet regarding:
    • polling and research relating to the Queensland Government’s management and response to COVID-19
    • a report by Ipsos Public Affairs from the COVID-19 Key Insights Project
    • all communication between the Queensland Government and KPMG regarding COVID-19
    • all communication between the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and Mr Mike Kaiser
    • all communication between the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and the Australian Labor Party (Queensland Branch) regarding public opinion research on the management of COVID-19.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 April 2020 to 24 September 2020
    Currently being processed.
    RTIP219 2 September 2020

    All documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade in relation to: [1] the eviction notice served on Adani by the Wangan & Jagalingou Indigenous peoples; and [2] the removal of these Indigenous protestors by police.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2020 to 2 September 2020
    Currently being processed.
    RTIP218 21 August 2020

    Any written correspondence held by the Premier and Minister for Trade, between Qantas or its chief executive Alan Joyce and the Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, or her office regarding border closures and/or support for the aviation industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 March 2020 to 20 August 2020
    Currently being processed.
    RTIP217 27 July 2020

    Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to discussions between government agencies about gel blasters.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2017 to 27 July 2020
    Application finalised.
    RTID495 15 September 2020

    The Department of the Premier and Cabinet contracts awarded to Ipsos Public Affairs Pty Ltd on 07/05/2020 and 19/06/2020.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 May 2020 to 1 August 2020
    Currently being processed.
    RTID494 23 July 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to briefings, reports, audits or reviews regarding entitlements and/or reconciliation claims by MPs.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2019 to 23 July 2020
    Application finalised. Seven Network
    RTID493 15 July 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to consultants engaged to review Queensland Government policies, operations or programs.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 July 2019 to 15 July 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID492 10 July 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to submissions or correspondence to the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 February 2020 to 10 July 2020
    Application finalised. Ms Stephanie Hodgins-May
    RTID490 25 June 2020

    Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to briefing notes or correspondence regarding the employment of any extra/additional media or communications staff or consultants.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 July 2019 to 25 June 2020
    Application finalised.
    RTID491 8 July 2020 The current ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee funding agreement document, held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. Application finalised. Mr Brent Mickelberg MP
    RTIP216 19 June 2020

    Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to correspondence between the Premier, the Premier’s Office and Virgin Australian’s management about Queensland’s border closure.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 May 2020 to 19 June 2020
    Application finalised. Office of the Leader of the Opposition
    RTID489 11 June 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to cases in which members of the State Parliament have been asked to return money, or had their claim for expenses rejected either in part or totally, or issued with a debit note, or have made a claim which was later found to be false or improperly claimed.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2019 to 11 June 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID488 25 May 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to an order or other legislative instrument that Part 7A (Particular powers for COVID-19 emergency) of the Queensland Public Health Act 2005 can be applied to a subject of the Queen.

    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTID487 1 June 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to firearms dealer restrictions due to COVID-19 public health restrictions.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 March 2020 to 29 May 2020
    Application finalised. Law Abiding Firearm Owners Inc
    RTID486 21 May 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to ministerial or Director-General briefings, attachments and reports about grants or the provision of government funding.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 March 2020 to 21 May 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID485 14 May 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to all emails and attachments sent or received (including drafts and deleted) by Jackie Trade MP.

    Time period / date range for request: 8 May 2020 to 14 May 2020
    Application finalised.
    RTID484 14 May 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to all emails and attachments sent or received (including drafts and deleted) by Mark Bellaver.

    Time period / date range for request: 8 May 2020 to 14 May 2020.
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID483 15 May 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to correspondence between Director-General Dave Stewart and any other Directors-General drafted, sent or received regarding:
    • the government’s hiring freeze, recruitment programs or consultancy
    • the Service Priority Review Office
    • Machinery of Government changes.

    Time period / date range for request: 8 May 2020 to 14 May 2020
    Application finalised.
    RTID482 8 May 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to briefing notes about the State Government’s fleet of aircraft provided to the Office of the Premier.

    Time period / date range for request: 30 January 2015 to 8 May 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID481 23 April 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to briefing notes, reports, audits, reviews and correspondence about:
    • a government staff freeze
    • a government staff pay freeze
    • a reduction in staff
    • a reduction in staff pay.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 April 2020 to 23 April 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTIP215 16 April 2020 Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to correspondence regarding media enquiries received from Domanii Cameron about a public servant pay rise freeze.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 April 2020 to 15 April 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID479 16 April 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to briefings, reports, audits, reviews and correspondence about government staff working from home.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 March 2020 to 16 April 2020
    Application finalised. Seven Network
    RTIP214 25 March 2020 All minutes, policy documents and briefing notes held by the Premier and Minister for Trade that relate to scenario planning for the impact of COVID-19/coronavirus on the:
    1. health of the hospital medical workforce including doctors and nursing staff created since 1 March 2020.
    2. hospital resources including emergency and intensive care departments at Metro North, Metro South, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Darling Downs created since 1 March 2020.
    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTIP213 24 March 2020 Any documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to Ministers seeking permission from the Premier for any purposes (e.g. permission to travel, permission to not attend events/activities, permission to be excused etc). Please limit searches to just the Premier, the Premier's PA and the Premier's chief of staff.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 February 2020 to 24 March 2020
    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTIP212 13 March 2020 Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relevant to a meeting conducted at 1 William Street Brisbane on 8 February 2020, between Paul Keene (Office of the Premier), James Sullivan (Chief of Staff to Yvette D’ath), Sarah Ramsay (KPMG) and Laura Bos (Clubs Qld).

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2020 to 15 February 2020
    Application finalised. Bennett & Philp Lawyers
    RTIP211 5 March 2020 Correspondence to or from the Premier, including any drafts, about Opposition Office resourcing, held by the Premier and Minister for Trade.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2019 to 5 March 2020
    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTIP210 25 February 2020 Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade, being, the official diaries of Assistant Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Assistant Minister of State, Jennifer Howard MP, that set out her meetings taken in her official capacity as Assistant Minister.

    Time period / date range request: 23 September 2019 to 22 February 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID478 1 April 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, namely:
    1. Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to the 2020 local government elections/state by-elections AND coronavirus/COVID-19.
    2. Including correspondence regarding health concerns and the decision to hold the elections.
    Time period / date range for request: 28 January 2020 to 28 March 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID477 25 March 2020 All minutes, policy documents and briefing notes held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet that relate to scenario planning for the impact of COVID-19/coronavirus on the:
    1. health of the hospital medical workforce including doctors and nursing staff created since 1 March 2020.
    2. the hospital resources including emergency and intensive care departments at Metro North, Metro South, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Darling Downs created since 1 March 2020.
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID476 11 March 2020 All correspondence held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet from Together Union to any member of the Department's executive leadership team.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 September 2019 to 11 March 2020
    Application finalised.
    RTID475 9 March 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet regarding vegetation management in the State of Queensland.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2004 to 3 March 2020.
    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTID470
    RTID471
    RTID472
    RTID473
    RTID474
    5 March 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to cases in which Ministers made incorrect expense claims in part or in total or repaid money in part or in total.

    Time period / date range for request: 24 November 2017 to 1 July 2018 (RTID470); 1 July 2018 to 30 December 2018 (RTID 471); 31 December 2018 to 30 June 2019 (RTID472); 1 July 2019 to 30 December 2019 (RTID473); 31 December 2019 to 5 March 2020 (RTID474).
    Application finalised—refused to process.
    RTID469 5 March 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet titled "American Express, Business Travel Account Statement" for each Ministerial office for July 2019 to March 2020.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 July 2019 to 31 March 2020.
    Application finalised.

    Due to size constraints, a copy of the documents for this application cannot be published on the disclosure log. You can obtain a copy of the released documents by emailing a request with the application reference number RTID469, to rti@premiers.qld.gov.au.
    Office of the Leader of the Opposition.
    RTID468 5 March 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, being, the monthly Cabcharge statements for each Ministerial office.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 July 2019 to 5 March 2020.

    Application finalised.

    Due to size constraints, a copy of the documents for this application cannot be published on the disclosure log. You can obtain a copy of the released documents by emailing a request with the application reference number RTID468, to rti@premiers.qld.gov.au.

    Office of the Leader of the Opposition.
    RTID467 17 February 2020 Any and all records of emails between any @opposition.qld.gov.au email addresses and staff member @pm.gov.au, held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet

    Time period / date range for request: 18 May 2019 to 17 February 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTIP209 6 February 2020 Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to emails, memos and briefing notes to Shane Doherty about Right to Information applications.

    Time period / date range request: 1 January 2020 to 6 February 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID466 6 February 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to the net cost benefit to Queensland or Australia of hosting the Summer Olympics in Queensland in 2032.

    Time period / date range for request: 6 August 2018 to 6 February 2020
    Application withdrawn.
    RTID465 4 February 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to bugs or covert listening devices.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2018 to 4 February 2020
    Application finalised—no documents.
    RTID464 4 February 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to travel-related requests/demands made by Ministers or people on their behalf.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2018 to 4 February 2020
    Application finalised. Seven Network
    RTID463 31 January 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to a brief titled ‘Hot Issue – Oakley’.

    Time period / date range for request: 15 August 2017 to 31 August 2017
    Application finalised.
    RTID462 29 January 2020 Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to the Government Advertising and Communication Committee granting approval to Queensland Health to run full-page newspaper advertisements about Maleny Dairies. Application finalised—no documents.
    RTIP208 10 January 2020

    Documents held by the Premier and Minister for Trade relating to all correspondence between the Premier’s Office, the Inspector-General Emergency Management, and the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services relating to The 2018 Queensland Bushfires Review Report.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 July 2019 to 31 July 2019

    Application finalised. The Courier-Mail
    RTID460 13 January 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to the Leader of the Opposition’s trip to Sydney in July 2018.

    Application withdrawn.  
    RTID459 9 January 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet relating to complaints against the conduct or actions of an employee of the Queensland Governor.

    Time period / date range for request: 1 January 2015 to 9 January 2020
    Application finalised.  
    RTID458 6 January 2020

    Documents held by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet regarding communications to and from Mr Kirby Anderson relating to the Pullen Family, Benjamin Oakley and associated matters.

    Time period / date range for request: 15 August 2017 to 17 August 2017
    Application finalised. Paul Turner

    *Under section 78B of the Act, information must be deleted from any document or information included in a disclosure log under section 78(2), including an individual's name, if publication:

    • is prevented by law
    • would be defamatory
    • would unreasonably invade a person's privacy
    • is confidential communication by a person other than the agency
    • is protected under contract
    • would cause substantial harm to an entity.

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    Last updated:
    15 October, 2020
    Last reviewed:
    15 October, 2020