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Disclosure log

The Right to Information and Integrity (Openness and Transparency) Amendment Act 2012 requires the disclosure log to include the dates and information request details of all valid RTI applications, and provides access to information that has been released in response to applications under the Right to information Act 2009.

Once an applicant has accessed documents, their name will be placed on the disclosure log along with a copy of the documents subject to the deletion of information that:

  • may be defamatory
  • is prevented by law from publication
  • is confidential
  • would, if included in a disclosure log, unreasonably invade an individual's privacy or cause substantial harm to an entity.If applicants don’t access documents within the access period (40 business days), the details of the documents and how to access them will be included on the disclosure log.

If you have any trouble accessing documents on our current disclosure logs please email rti@ditid.qld.gov.au

Public interest disclosures

The department is committed to ensuring we have the highest level of ethics in our organisation.  As such, we support public interest disclosures.

Public interest disclosure (PID) means the provision of information specified in sections 12 and 13 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 (PID Act) and made to an appropriate public sector entity that has the responsibility or power to take appropriate action about the information disclosed or to provide an appropriate remedy.

Policy and Procedure

Example of PIDs

Any person including members of the public can make a disclosure about:

  • A substantial and specific danger to the health or safety of a person with a disability.
  • A substantial and specific danger to the environment.
  • The commission of an environmental offence (Schedule 2 of the PID Act).
  • The conduct of another person that could, if proven, be a reprisal.

Employees of the department and other public sector agencies can make a disclosure about:

  • Suspected corrupt conduct, as defined in the Crime and Corruption Act 2001.
  • Maladministration that adversely affects a person's interests in a substantial and specific way.
  • A substantial misuse of public resources.
  • A substantial and specific danger to public health or safety.

How to make a disclosure

Anybody can make a public interest disclosure to:

Director, Governance and Assurance, DSDTI

Phone: (07) 3333 5231
Email: ethics@ditid.qld.gov.au
Mail: PO Box 15168  
City East, Brisbane 4002

The Director General, DSDTI

Mail: PO Box 15168 
City East, Brisbane 4002

Employees of the department can also make a public interest disclosure to their manager or supervisor.

Anybody can also make a disclosure to the following bodies external to the department:

Last updated: 06 Jul 2020