Disclosure logs

The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) commenced on 1 July 2009. The RTI Act requires the department to publish a disclosure log on its website to include details of all valid RTI applications received. The disclosure log lists the scopes of valid RTI applications, and provides access to information which has been released in response to completed RTI access requests.

This disclosure log was last updated 8 March 2024.

2024

1 disclosure log entry for 2024.

Date Application number Information requested and attachments Applicant Status
22 Jan 2024 23-257 All water testing results from the Cooby Dam Aquifer project, for the period 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2015. In progress In progress

2023

18 disclosure log entries for 2023.

Date Application number Information requested and attachments Applicant Status
16 Jan 2023 22-216 Documents relating to meetings of the Expenditure Advisory Committee for the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment for research on the Horrane Fault for the period 01 January 2020 to 16 January 2023. In progress In progress
17 Jan 2023 22-219 Documents relating to water and water licencing of a property located on Clear Mountain Road, Cashmere, for the period 1 July 1980 to 31 December 2022.
  • No documents published.
Clear Mountain Health Pty Ltd Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
17 Jan 2023 22-220 Documents relating to the transfer of Water Entitlement 987AP14988, for the period 1 May 2021 to 31 December 2021. Australia Mines Limited Completed
17 Mar 2023 22-275 Reports relating to groundwater impacts in the Surat and southern Bowen basins, for the period 1 January 2020 to 17 March 2023.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – refused access
31 Mar 2023 22-307 Documents relating to the development of the Queensland Craft Brewing Strategy, for the period 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2023.
  • No documents published
Brews News Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
27 Apr 2023 22-342 Documents relating to the use of the lot owned by Seqwater in Meridan Plains and its acquisition from Unitywater in 2019, for the period 1 January 2018 to 27 April 2023. Jarrod Bleijie MP Completed
27 Apr 2023 22-344 All documents relating to tailings storage facilities, tailings dams and water storage facilities, and water dams for Goonyella Riverside Mine, Peak Downs Mine and Saraji Mine, for the period 1 January 1970 to 31 December 2005. In progress In progress
19 May 2023 22-378 Documents relating to subsidence measurement on a property on Dalby Kogan Road, Ranges Bridge (Lot 310 on SP247985) for the period 1 June 2020 to 23 May 2023. Details withheld Completed
6 Jun 2023 22-396 Document relating to groundwater impacts in the Surat and southern Bowen basins, for the period 1 January 2020 to 17 March 2023. In progress In progress
12 Jul 2023 23-013 The RDMW policy document titled “PP3.5: Amending water harvesting licences to better-specified entitlement”, for the period 1 January 2020 to 12 July 2023. Hall & Wilcox Lawyers Completed
12 Oct 2023 23-103 The 2023 report provided to the department for Somerset and Wivenhoe dams in relation to Dam Safety Condition 5, for the period 1 July 2023 to 4 October 2023. In progress In progress
9 Oct 2023 23-109 Documents relating to an irrigation farming development in Lorrain Station, Carpentaria Shire (Lot 5 SP299159), for the period 1 January 1996 to 30 December 2022. In progress In progress
11 Oct 2023 23-115 A copy of the presentation made by OGIA to the Condamine Landholder reference group meeting on Friday 6 October 2023 in Dable Queensland, for the period 6 October 2023 to 6 October 2023. Details withheld Completed
12 Oct 2023 23-119 Documents relating to land parcels 25DY577, 36DY771, 310SP247985, and 309SP247985 provided to the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment by or on behalf of Arrow Energy or its LiDAR contractor, for the period 1 May 2023 to 12 October 2023. In progress In progress
13 Oct 2023 23-122-MIN Documents relating to the proposed desalination plant north of Brisbane announced on 10 October 2023, for the period 18 September 2023 to 13 October 2023 (This application was made to the Minister for Resources). In progress In progress
13 Oct 2023 23-123 Documents relating to the proposed desalination plant north of Brisbane announced on 10 October 2023, for the period 18 September 2023 to 13 October 2023. In progress In progress
27 Oct 2023 23-151 All documents containing well scale gas production data for petroleum wells located in Petroleum Lease 230, adjacent to Dalby Kogan Road, for the period 19 December 2005 to 27 October 2023. In progress In progress
15 Nov 2023 23-183-MIN Correspondence (including to and from the Minister and including emails, SMSs, and messenger service messages) regarding the proposed desalination plant on Bribie Island and the announcement made on 15 November 2023 regarding it, for the period 27 October 2023 to 15 November 2023.(This application was made to the Minister for Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water) In progress In progress

2022

16 disclosure log entries for 2022.

Date Application number Information requested and attachments Applicant Status
10 Jan 2022 21-247 Documents relating to a database report detailing various matters in relation to drinking water incidents that have been reported to the department, for the period 1 January 2010 to 10 January 2022.
  • No documents published
Details withheld Withdrawn by applicant
8 Feb 2022 21-287 The Bulk Water Supply Agreement between SEQ Water and Toowoomba Regional Council, for the period 1 August 2021 to 8 February 2022.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – refused access
10 Mar 2022 21-329 Documents relating to flood management and modelling regarding water releases from Wivenhoe Dam, for the period 27 February 2022 to 10 March 2022. Seven Network Completed
10 Mar 2022 21-330 Min Documents including ministerial briefing notes, correspondence and emails relating to recent floods in the south-east of Queensland, for the period 27 February 2022 to 10 March 2022. (This application was made to the Minister for Regional Development, Manufacturing and Minister for Water)
  • No documents published
Seven Network Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
4 Apr 2022 21-333 Documents relating to a certified report including the hydrological assessment for the take of river water and overland flow water for the property known as Goorarooman, Thallon, for the period 2 January 2011 to 30 April 2013.
  • No documents published.
Stellar Advisory Services Pty Ltd Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
7 Apr 2022 21-348-MIN Correspondence sent from any Councillors of Toowoomba Regional Council to the Minister (Honourable Glenn Butcher) or his staff for the period 1 January 2021 to 30 March 2022. (This application was made to the Minister for Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water)
  • No documents published
Toowoomba Regional Council Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
13 Apr 2022 21-369 Documents relating to transitioning from the Integrated Quantity and Quality Model to the eWater Source model, for the period 29 November 2022 to 5 April 2022.
  • No documents published
Details withheld Completed – refused access
9 May 2022 21-397 Documents relating to the conditions attached to the State Government's conditional grant requested Granite Belt Water, for the period 1 January 2019 to 9 May 2022. In progress In progress
27 Jul 2022 22-040 A copy of the flood report produced by SEQWater in relation to the 2022 Brisbane floods, for the period 1 February 2022 to 1 July 2022. Details withheld Completed
1 Aug 2022 22-043 Copy of 'Assessment of CSG-induced subsidence in the Surat CMA (OGIA21CD19)' which is listed as reference 'OGIA 2021', for the period 1 July 2019 to 17 March 2022. Boss Agricultural Pty Ltd Completed
18 Aug 2022 22-061 Documents relating to the addition of properties on Water Licence 620909 for the period 1 January 2021 to 28 January 2022. Mackay Conservation Group Completed
12 Sep 2022 22-082 All correspondence between the Department and New Acland Coal Pty Ltd in relation to the Associated Water Licence for the New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 project, for the period 1 September 2021 to 1 September 2022. In progress In progress
30 Sep 2022 22-097 Reports, ministerial briefing notes and attachments, correspondence to or from the Director-General or Deputy Director-General for Water, deleted emails, audits and reviews relating to the Gold Coast Desalination Plant for the period 1 November 2021 to 30 September 2022. Seven Network Completed
19 Oct 2022 22-123 Report/s from SEQWater provided to the department outlining upgrade timelines for Somerset and Wivenhoe dams under the new guidelines from the department, for the period 1 September 2022 to 19 October 2022.
  • No documents published.
Brisbane Times Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
22 Oct 2022 22-175 All documents relating to peer review of Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) subsidence model, during the period 1 January 2021 to 22 November 2022. Boss Agricultural Pty Ltd Completed
9 Dec 2022 22-194 Documents relating to the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) engagement of Schlumberger for subsidence model related matters, for the period 1 July 2020 to 9 December 2022. Boss Agricultural Pty Ltd Completed

2021

19 disclosure log entries for 2021.

Date Application number Information requested and attachments Applicant Status
19 Jan 2021 20-242-MIN Documents relating to the incoming Minister's briefing from Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority, for the period 1 October 2020 to 31 January 2021. (This application was made to the Minister for Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water) Brisbane Times Completed
25 Feb 2021 20-283 Documents provided to the Commission of Inquiry into Paradise Dam and the report dated 30 April 2020 (Exhibit 1 to 332), for the period 1 February 2020 to 31 March 2020.
  • No documents published
Details withheld Withdrawn by applicant
19 Mar 2021 20-308 Documents relating to the Water Plan (Border Rivers and Moonie) 2019, for the period 1 August 2017 to 31 October 2019. Whyalla Beef Pty Ltd Completed
12 May 2021 20-391 Documents relating to Lot 2 on Crown Plan BLM42, title reference 50300843 (or its antecedent), located at Thallon, concerning water entitlements, the Water Act 2000 (Qld) and Planning Act 2016 (Qld), for the period all to 12 May 2021.
  • No documents published
Details withheld Withdrawn by applicant
13 May 2021 20-396 A copy of “A Conceptual Groundwater Model for the Dumaresq River Border Rivers” dated 31 March 2016.Documents referencing that document and variations on the title of the document and including documents establishing the decision process or policy background for the document, for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 August 2017.
  • No documents published
Withdrawn by applicant
17 Jun 2021 20-442 Copy of Adani Infrastructure Pty Ltd Application dated 22 May 2020. for permit to take water from Mistake Creek - as well as supporting documents prepared by CDM Smith Australia Pty Ltd, for the period  22 May 2020 to17 May 2021. Australian Conservation Foundation Completed
17 Jun 2021 20-443 Documents relating to information provided to the Department by Adani Infrastructure Pty Ltd in accordance with condition 6 of Water Permit 623285, for the period to 9 November 2020. Australian Conservation Foundation Completed
17 Jun 2021 20-444 Current application for a water permit or licence for the take of water from Mistake Creek (a tributary of the Belyando River), for the period 1 May 2020 to 17 June 2021.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – refused access
19 Jun 2021 21-013 Documents relating to the investigation of a bore drilling program project RN1615 and RN7356, located at “Boodgheree”, Thargomindah, for the period 1 June 2016 to 31 May 2017.
  • No documents published
Details withheld Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
22 Jul 2021 21-029 Documents provided to the department pursuant to Condition 52 of associated Water Licence 617264, for the period 29 March 2017 to 22 July 2021. Australian Conservation Foundation Completed
28 Jul 2021 21-042 Documents relating to the Laleham tailings dam / facility at Blackwater Mine, operated under Water Works License No. 52629, for the period 1 January 1960 to 31 December 2000. BHP Completed
26 Aug 2021 21-070 Documents relating to complaints made for moving water from one lot to another, for the period 1 August 2020 to 31 August 2021.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
3 Sep 2021 21-082 Documents relating to an application for water licence, dated 9 August 2019, including the application and documents received by the department from all entities, for the period 1 July 2018 to 10 August 2019.
  • No documents published
Australian Conservation Foundation Completed – refused access
3 Sep 2021 21-083 Documents provided to the department by Adani Infrastructure Pty Ltd in accordance with condition 8 of Water Permit 618979, and condition 7 of Water Permit 614017, for the period 19 March 2015 to 30 June 2019. Australian Conservation Foundation Completed
14 Sep 2021 21-100 Documents in relation to the employment information of current and seconded departmental employees, for the period 1 July 2020 to 14 September 2021.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Withdrawn by applicant
18 Oct 2021 21-152 Documents in relation to areas/cities/suburbs in South East Queensland where there are concerns about water pressure for fighting fires, for the period 1 February 2021 to 18 October 2021.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – refused access
20 Oct 2021 21-158 Documents relating to the Gold Coast Desalination Plant (specifically reports, ministerial briefing notes and attachments and any correspondence held by the Director-General and Deputy Director-General for Water including emails, audits and reviews), for the period 1 January 2021 to 20 October 2021.
  • No documents published
Seven Network Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
23 Nov 2021 21-181 Documents relating to water entitlements which attach to or are connected to Lot 4 on SP181414, located near Sommariva, for the period 1 January 1930 to 23 November 2021.
  • No documents published.
Details withheld Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
19 Nov 2021 21-196 Associated Water Licence Application in relation to the Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland Mine, Mining Lease 50232, for the period 1 September 2017 to 30 November 2021. Lock the Gate Alliance Ltd Completed

2020

1 disclosure log entry for 2020.

Date Application number Information requested and attachments Applicant Status
10 Aug 2020 20-069 Documents relating to water licences, and water taken under certain authorisation numbers for a Feed Lot located at Kogan, for the period 1 January 2006 to 31 July 2020.
  • No documents published
Wambo Cattle Company Pty.Ltd. Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act

What information can be accessed on the disclosure log?

If departments and ministers decide to give access to a document that does not contain the personal information of the applicant, and the applicant accesses the document within the access period (40 business days), departments and ministers must include in the disclosure log a copy of the document, the name of the applicant and if access to the document was sought for the benefit or use by an entity other than the applicant, the name of the other entity. These publication requirements are subject to the caveats explained below.

If the applicant does not access the document within the access period, the details of the document and information about the way in which the document may be accessed will be included in the disclosure log.

What information will not be included on the disclosure log?

Please note that documents containing an applicant's personal information will not be published on the disclosure log. The department will also remove any information (including individuals' names) from the disclosure log that is required under section 78B of the RTI Act, including when:

  • the publication of the information is prevented by law
  • the information may be defamatory
  • publishing the information would unreasonably invade an individual's privacy or cause substantial harm to an entity
  • the information is of a confidential nature communicated in confidence
  • the information is protected from disclosure under a contract.

In some cases, there may be blank pages in a document, due to either removal of information under section 78B, or by redaction through the decision-making process for the original RTI application. Blank pages will not be included in the disclosure log.

In what format will information be made available?

The documents in this disclosure log are made available in PDF format. Should you require the documents in an alternative format, please contact Right to Information Services and the department will endeavour to meet all reasonable requests.

How long will information be available on the disclosure log?

Documents will be available on the disclosure log for a minimum period of six months from the date they are published, after which time the documents may be removed. They will continue to be available electronically (e.g. on CD or DVD) on request until such time as the original application file is disposed of in accordance with the Public Records Act 2002. Should you require access to removed documents, please contact Right to Information Services.

Disclosure logs from former departments

Contact RTI Services

If you have any questions about the disclosure log, contact RTI Services by phone on (07) 3330 6111, or email rtiservices@des.qld.gov.au.

Last updated: 23 Nov 2023