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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Department of Environment and Science

Disclosure log requests for 2017–18

June 2018

Application 17-495

Date valid
22 June 2018
Information requested
All photographs in relation to an application for listing of two properties on Bowen Terrace, New Farm, on the Queensland Heritage Register, for the period 1 January 1906 to 22 June 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-491

Date valid
22 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to a Quarry located on Badu Island (Lots 706 and 707 on SP 253545) within the Torres Strait Island Regional Council's local government area, for the period 1 January 1995 to 31 December 2015.
Status
In progress

Application 17-498

Date valid
21 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to odour complaints in the Ripley, Swanbank and Redbank Plains areas, for the period 1 January 2017 to 21 June 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-494

Date valid
20 June 2018
Information requested
Piling construction records for the North Queensland Engineers and Agents Pty Ltd wharf in Cairns which was constructed in 1997, for the period 1 January 1996 to 31 December 1998.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published.

Application 17-493

Date valid
19 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the issue of any Penalty Infringement Notices, show cause notices or enforcement proceedings against petroleum entities, petroleum retail outlets and landlords of any petroleum retail outlets, for the period 1 June 2013 to 19 June 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-488

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Damage Mitigation Permits processed between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2013.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-486

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Damage Mitigation Permits processed between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2014.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-485

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Damage Mitigation Permits processed between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-484

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Damage Mitigation Permits processed between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-483

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents regarding historical environmental reports for 217 George Street, Brisbane (Lot 16 on RP178645).
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-482

Date valid
13 June 2018
Information requested
Documents regarding historical environmental reports for 40 Tank Street, Brisbane (Lot 6 on RP813314).
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-479

Date valid
12 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Damage Mitigation Permits processed between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.
Status
In progress

Application 17-478

Date valid
12 June 2018
Information requested
Documents regarding statements made by the department and Minister in relation to NuGrow and Right to Information applications relating to the NuGrow Swanbank Facility, for the period 1 March 2017 to 12 June 2018.
Applicant
NuGrow Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-478 (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Application 17-476

Date valid
12 June 2018
Information requested
Departmental statements regarding a matter heard in the Maryborough Magistrates court in November 2010, for the period 1 November 2009 to 30 November 2010.
Status
In progress

Application 17-475

Date valid
7 June 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to litter fines issued as a result of complaints by members of the public, for the period 1 January 2017 to 7 June 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-474

Date valid
6 June 2018
Information requested
Commercial activity permits for the Discovery Group Noosa in relation to the Everglades, Lake Cootharaba, Fraser Island, and the Elanda Point Campground, for the period 1 January 2015 to 6 June 2018.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-474 (PDF, 5.0 MB)

Application 17-470

Date valid
4 June 2018
Information requested
All Damage Mitigation Permit (DMP) applications and additional supporting documents, for the period 1 January 2018 to 11 May 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

May 2018

Application 17-469

Date valid
31 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to firefighting foam at the Port of Townsville including any pollution incidents, spills, site groundwater results, soil, sediment, and surface water monitoring data for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), for the period up to 31 May 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-468

Date valid
31 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Beneficial Use Approval reference ENBU00682907, for the period 1 January 2007 to 1 December 2014.
Applicant
MinterEllison
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published.

Application 17-464

Date valid
29 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to a listing on the Environmental Management Register for a property located at Ipswich Road, Darra, for the period up to 29 May 2018.
Applicant
Environmental Earth Sciences
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published.

Application 17-463

Date valid
29 May 2018
Information requested
Correspondence between the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and the department in relation to revising a $3 million matching funding agreement for the Great Barrier Reef Gully and Streambank Joint Program, Northern Reef Recovery (Normanby catchment) project, for the period 1 May 2016 to 30 November 2017.
Applicant
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-463 (PDF, 15.0 MB)

Application 17-458

Date valid
23 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to listings on the Contaminated Land Register (CLR) and the Environmental Management Register (EMR) for five lots located on Fursden Road, Cannon Hill, for the period 1 January 2000 to 23 May 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-457

Date valid
22 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the outcome of prosecutions about pollution and environmental harm matters, for the period 1 January 2017 to 22 May 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-450

Date valid
11 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to environmental approvals, spills or contamination at the BP Bowen Depot at Reynolds Street, Bowen, for the period 1 January 1920 to 11 May 2018.
Applicant
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-450 (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Application 17-449

Date valid
11 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to environmental approvals, spills, pollution, dangerous goods, combustible liquids, or contamination at properties on Cassowary Street, Innisfail, for the period 1 January 1920 to 11 May 2018.
Applicant
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-449 (PDF, 1012.6 KB)

Application 17-448

Date valid
11 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to environmental approvals, spills, pollution, dangerous goods, combustible liquids, or contamination at the BP Maryborough Depot at Kent Street, Maryborough, for the period 1 January 1920 to 11 May 2018.
Applicant
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-448 (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Application 17-447

Date valid
11 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to environmental approvals, spills, pollution, dangerous goods, combustible liquids, or contamination at the BP Tully Depot on the Bruce Highway, Tully, for the period 1 January 1920 to 11 May 2018.
Applicant
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-447 (PDF, 15.6 MB)

Application 17-446

Date valid
11 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to environmental approvals, spills, pollution, dangerous goods, combustible liquids or contamination at a property on McEvoy Street, Warwick, for the period 1 January 1920 to 11 May 2018.
Applicant
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachments

Application 17-426

Date valid
10 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to initiatives the department has taken to reduce the impact of sugar cane farming and the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef for the period 21 April 2009 to 17 April 2018.
Applicant
ABC News
Status
Completed
Attachments

Application 17-432

Date valid
2 May 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Linc Energy and the decision to grant an Environmental Authority or any Mineral Development Licence, for the period 1 January 2014 to 27 April 2018.
Status
In progress

April 2018

Application 17-425

Date valid
26 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Toogoom rock wall, for the period 1 August 2015 to 30 March 2015.
Status
In progress

Application 17-424

Date valid
24 April 2018
Information requested
Penalty infringement notices issued to Santos Limited, or related Santos entities under the Environmental Protection Act, for the period 1 April 2013 to 24 April 2018.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published.

Application 17-413 Min

Date valid
16 April 2018
Information requested
All emails sent to the Minister's Office by the Minister or Ministerial staff from private email accounts in accordance with the Cabinet decision of 19 March 2018, for the period 18 March 2018 to 16 April 2018. (This application was made to the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection)
Status
In progress

Application 17-397

Date valid
5 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to evidence of environmental damage by commercial fishing in and around the waterways of Malaman Creek, Coleman River and Mitchell River, for the period 1 January 2013 to 5 April 2018.
Applicant
ABC 7.30 Program
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-393

Date valid
5 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to vertebrate feral pests (e.g. deer, camels, wild horses) straying onto roads and causing motor vehicle accidents in Queensland, for the period 1 January 2010 to 5 April 2018.
Applicant
Law Abiding Firearms Owners Inc
Status
Completed
Attachments

Application 17-391

Date valid
3 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to an alleged workplace incident at Tri Services Burleigh Heads, for the period 6 August 2017 to 3 April 2018.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-388

Date valid
3 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Bogside Mining Industries, including Plan of Operations, Annual Return, and Integrated Environmental Management System, for the period 1 January 2012 to 3 April 2018.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-387

Date valid
3 April 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the application and granting of the Heritage Trusteeship of the Peachester Dip site, Peachester Road, Peachester (Lot 489 on Plan CG3957), for the period 1 January 2012 to 1 January 2017.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Application transferred to another agency
Attachments
No documents published.

March 2018

Application 17-376

Date valid
29 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to what was allowed to be dumped at the Runaway Bay Landfill/Dump, when and how it was closed, a map of the area that used to be landfill and any asbestos dumped, for the period 1 January 1950 to 31 December 1990.
Applicant
Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-329

Date valid
27 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to communications between the department and North Queensland Land Council in relation to Gilberton Nature Refuge, for the period 1 August 2017 to 31 December 2017.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published.

Application 17-384

Date valid
26 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the livestock dip or spray race site referred to in the Environmental Management Register at Lamington National Park Road, Canungra (Lot 3 on RP174478).
Applicant
Informed Conveyancing
Status
Completed
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-383

Date valid
26 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to properties valued for single residential purposes in accordance with the Land Valuation Act 2010.
Applicant
Braeside Environmental Pty Ltd
Status
Completed

Application 17-377

Date valid
22 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the identity of the coal mining company and coal mines which received the financial assurance cash surplus refund described in the department's media responses to ABC news on 6 February and 9 February 2018, for the period 1 January 2018 to 28 February 2018.
Applicant
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-369

Date valid
14 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to a letter dated 29 October 2015 from the former Minister to the Wide Bay Burnett Environment Council regarding the approval process of the Toogoom Rock Wall, for the period 1 August 2015 to 30 March 2016.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-368

Date valid
14 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Environmental Authority granted for Arrow Energy’s Daandine Expansion Project, particularly relating to noise emissions around Dalby-Kogan Road, Kogan, for the period 1 June 2007 to 14 March 2018.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-367

Date valid
14 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the listing of a property at Spanns Road, Beenleigh (Lot 2 on SP27529) on the Environmental Management Register, for the period 1 January 2010 to 31 January 2016.
Applicant
Alder Developments
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-365

Date valid
14 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Environmental Management Register and Contaminated Land Register listing of a specified property at Swanbank and including its relevant parent lots, for the period up to 14 March 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-364

Date valid
13 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to land contamination, environmentally relevant or notifiable activities, environmental assessments or groundwater assessments for a property at Spring Valley Road, West Stowe, for the period 1 January 1980 to 31 December 2017.
Applicant
Pacific Environment
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-360 Min

Date valid
9 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to any Minister's meetings and other interactions with environmental organisations regarding Vegetation Management and its regulation, for the period 29 October 2017 to 9 March 2018. (This application was made to the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts)
Status
In progress

Application 17-359

Date valid
9 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to meetings with the department and relevant Ministers regarding Vegetation Management including regulation, information provided by the Queensland Herbarium, and any modelling on the economic, social or environmental impacts, for the period 1 December 2015 to 9 March 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-352

Date valid
6 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to communications to and from Isaac Regional Council, a private entity or Brazier Motti Town Planners about 3 properties located in Pasha (Lot 1 on Crown Plan DK150, Lot 8 on Crown Plan DK136 and Lot 9 on Crown Plan DK137), for the period 17 September 2015 to 5 March 2018.
Applicant
Details withheld
Status
Completed
Attachments
No documents located.

Application 17-351 Min

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Queensland Waste Investigation and all dumps and proposed dumps in the Bundamba electorate, including the Austin BMI proposed dump at New Chum, for the period 1 February 2015 to 28 February 2018. (This application was made to the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection)
Applicant
Jo-Ann Miller MP
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-349 Min

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Environmental Authority Amendment application and decision for the New Acland Stage 3 Project, for the period 3 October 2018 to 1 March 2018. (This application was made to the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts)
Status
In progress

Application 17-347

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Correspondence in relation to the New Acland Stage 3 Project regarding the relevant Water Licence, Environmental Authority Amendment application and decision, and any communications with third parties.
Status
In progress

Application 17-345

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Correspondence between the department, the Minister and other departments, in relation to the Environmental Authority Amendment application or decision over the New Acland Stage 3 Project, for the period 12 December 2017 to 1 March 2018.
Applicant
New Hope Corporation Ltd
Status
Completed
Attachments

Application 17-344

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Delegates decision with regards to the application to amend an Environmental Authority for New Acland Coal, for the period 31 May 2017 to 1 March 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-342

Date valid
1 March 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Queensland Waste Investigation and all dumps and proposed dumps in the Bundamba Electorate, including the Austin BMI proposed dump at New Chum, for the period 1 February 2015 to 28 February 2018.
Applicant
Jo-Ann Miller MP
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

February 2018

Application 17-341

Date valid
27 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the listing of a property at Ebbw Vale, Ipswich (Lot 41 on SP264644 and Lot 1 on RP165831) on the Environmental Management Register and Contaminated Land Register, for the period up to 27 February 2018.
Applicant
Cooby Creek Educational Retreat Pty Ltd
Status
Completed

Application 17-337

Date valid
26 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Environmental Protection Orders, internal reviews, and site inspections for Peabody Coppabella Pty Ltd, for the period 27 September 2017 to 23 January 2018.
Applicant
McCullough Robertson Lawyers
Status
Completed

Application 17-324

Date valid
19 February 2018
Information requested
Reports, ministerial briefing notes, and executive briefing notes relating to the Container Refund Scheme, excluding specified documents, for the period 1 January 2017 to 19 February 2018.
Applicant
Seven Network
Status
Completed
Attachments

Application 17-320

Date valid
16 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to an environmental investigation into the release of an unknown quantity of aqueous film-forming foam at Lot 10 on SP238997 (Brisbane Airport site) on 10 April 2017, for the period 10 April 2017 to 15 February 2018.
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-316

Date valid
14 February 2018
Information requested
A copy of a Penalty Infringement Notice in respect to a specified Environmental Authority, for the period 16 February 2008 to 14 February 2018.
Applicant
Trican Well Service Pty Ltd
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-265

Date valid
7 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to a complaint to the Environmental Hotline regarding the odour from the Clermont Coal Mine, for the period 6 June 2017 to 16 January 2018.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Completed

Application 17-308

Date valid
6 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Queensland Nickel Refinery including documents relating to environment protection orders, departmental on-site inspections, financial and other assurances, considerations of post-closure rehabilitation, and assessment of environmental risks of reopening, for the period 11 March 2016 to 6 February 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-299

Date valid
1 February 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to MRV Metals Pty Ltd and Moreton Resources in relation to the Granite Belt Project, about 10 km from Texas Queensland, for the period 1 January 2017 to 1 February 2018.
Status
In progress

January 2018

Application 17-295

Date valid
30 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the department's dealings with financial assurances provided by Linc Energy Ltd in respect of Environmental Authority EPPR00514913 (formerly MIN100657607) and Environmental Authority EPPG00622513 (formerly PEN100232408), for the period 1 February 2015 to 30 January 2018.
Status
In progress

Application 17-294 Min

Date valid
30 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the former Minister in relation to Abbot Point Bulkcoal Pty Ltd, the Abbot Point Coal Terminal, and/or any government strategy in relation to Adani or its companies, for the period 28 March 2017 to 14 August 2017. (This application was made to the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science, and Minister for the Arts)
Applicant
Abbot Point Bulkcoal Pty Ltd
Status
Completed

Application 17-288

Date valid
23 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the site visits to, and inspections of, the Abbot Point Coal Terminal and surrounds between 28 March 2017 to 14 August 2017 including those that took place on 27 and 28 April 2017, for the period 28 March 2017 to 14 August 2017.
Status
In progress

Application 17-287

Date valid
23 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to a temporary emissions licence, the issue of a penalty infringement notice, or any government strategy in relation to Adani or its companies associated with releases from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal as a result of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, for the period 28 March 2017 to 14 August 2017.
Status
In progress

Application 17-286

Date valid
23 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to Abbot Point Bulkcoal Pty Ltd, the Abbot Point Coal Terminal, and/or any government strategy in relation to Adani or its companies, for the period 28 March 2017 to 14 August 2017.
Status
In progress

Application 17-285

Date valid
23 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to land and groundwater contamination on a property located at Factory Road Oxley, for the period 1 January 1994 to 23 January 2018.
Applicant
Calardu Queensland Pty Ltd
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-281

Date valid
23 January 2018
Information requested
A copy of the thirty most recent Ministerial Briefing Notes and attachments provided to the current Minister (excluding those related to specified topics), for the period prior to and including 23 January 2018.
Applicant
Seven Network
Status
Completed
Attachment
Attachment for 17-281 (PDF, 0 Bytes)

Application 17-274

Date valid
22 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to alleged landform damage and environmental harm caused by the Linc Energy Pilot trial in Chinchilla, including a report dated June 2015, for the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017.
Applicant
William Light Foundation
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-268

Date valid
17 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), aqueous film forming foams (AFFF) and fire fighting foams at specified lots located at or near Mackay Harbour, for the period all to 17 January 2018.
Applicant
GHD
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-260

Date valid
12 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to the Ensham Central Project Environmental Impact Statement, Ensham Central Project Environmental Impact Statement Supplementary Report and Environmental Authority amendment of 27 August 2010 (EA MIM8000086202) , for the period 1 January 2008 to 30 September 2010.
Applicant
Idemitsu Australia Resources
Status
Completed – documents not published under section 78B(2) of the RTI Act
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-255

Date valid
10 January 2018
Information requested
Documents relating to groundwater bore water samples taken from properties along Golden Four Drive in Bilinga, including the location of each sample bore and the results of laboratory analysis and on site tests, for the period 1 January 2017 to 31 January 2017.
Applicant
Gilbert and Sutherland
Status
Withdrawn by applicant
Attachments
No documents published

Application 17-243

Date valid
2 January 2018
Information requested
Communications between the department, the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Department of Environment (Federal), Olkola People and Cape York Land Council in relation to the recording of three sites on the Cultural Heritage Database, for the period 26 April 2016 to 20 December 2017.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Completed – refused access
Attachments
No documents published

December 2017

Application 17-228

Date valid
13 December 2017
Information requested
Copies of all current Financial Assurances lodged under the Environmental Protection Act 1994, for the period 1 June 2010 to 13 December 2017.
Applicant
Name withheld
Status
Completed

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