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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Department of Environment and Science

DES Annual Report 2017—2018

The annual report details the financial and non-financial performance of the Department of Environment and Science from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. It highlights the work, achievements and strategic initiatives of the department, and satisfies the requirements of Queensland’s Financial Accountability Act 2009.

If you require a hard copy, phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68) or email .

Complete report

You can download the full version:

Disclaimer: The materials presented on this site are provided by the Queensland Government for information purposes only. Users should note that the electronic version of the annual report on this site is not recognised as the official or authorised version.

The official copy of the annual report, as tabled in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, can be accessed from the Queensland Parliament’s tabled papers website database.

Or browse sections of the Annual Report 2017–18:

Financial statements

Government bodies

The following government bodies were active during 2017-18 with reporting arrangements to the department.

Other 2017—2018 reporting

Previously, annual reports published by the former Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and the former Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing included reports that are required by legislation, but not required to be in the respective department’s annual reports. The reports below will be tabled separately:

  • Report on the administration of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (yet to be tabled)
  • Report on the administration of the Marine Parks Act 2004 (yet to be tabled)
  • Report on the administration of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (yet to be tabled)
  • Queensland Heritage Council  (yet to be tabled)
  • Board of Trustees, Newstead House (PDF) – tabled 28 September 2018

Open data

Several annual reporting requirements are addressed by publishing information on the Queensland Government Open Data website. These are:

For further information, please visit Queensland Government data.

Previous annual reports

For historical information on former business units refer to the Previous annual reports page.

Disclaimer financial statements: The materials presented on this site are provided by the Queensland Government for information purposes only. Users should note that the electronic versions of financial statements on this site are not recognised as the official or authorised version. The electronic versions are provided solely on the basis that users will take responsibility for verifying their accuracy, completeness and currency. Although considerable resources are used to prepare and maintain the electronic versions, the Queensland Government accepts no liability for any loss or damage that may be incurred by any person acting in reliance on the electronic versions.

The official copy of the annual report, as tabled in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland can be accessed from the Queensland Parliament’s tabled papers website database.

Your feedback

The annual report and annex are important documents representing communication and accountability. The department values comments and welcomes feedback from readers. Feedback can be provided through the Get Involved website.

Previous annual reports

For historical information on former business units refer to the Previous annual reports page.

Last updated
4 October 2018