Publication scheme - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

Publication scheme

Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the department. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by government. Information is grouped and accessible through seven classes:

About us

Who we are and what we do

Agency information, location and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.

Our services

Services we offer

A description of services offered by the agency, including advice and guidance, booklets and leaflets, transactions and media releases

Our finances

What we spend and how we spend it

Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts.

Our priorities

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Strategy and performance information, plans assessments, inspections and reviews

Our decisions

How we make decisions

Policy proposals and decisions, decision making processes, internal criteria and procedures, consultations

Our policies

Our policies and procedures

Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities

Our lists

Lists and Registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the agency

Applying for information

Where the information you require is not available on our publication scheme or disclosure log, you may make application under the Right to Information Act 2009. Where the information you require is your own personal information, you may make application under the Information Privacy Act 2009.

Your application must:

  • be in writing in the approved form
  • provide an address to which a notification of the decision may be sent
  • include payment of application fee of $46.40 if the information you request is not related to your personal information

You can apply online using the Queensland Government's online application form.

You may also apply directly to the department by downloading the Right to Information and Information Privacy access application form (PDF).

To apply directly to the department, complete the form above and post to:

Information Access and Amendment
Right to Information, Information Privacy and Screening 
Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
GPO Box 806
BRISBANE QLD 4001

When applying directly to the department, you should also include certified copies of appropriate identification.

Enquiries, feedback and complaints

If you have any enquiries, feedback or complaints regarding Right to Information, the publication scheme or the disclosure log, please contact:

Postal address: Information Access and Amendment
Right to Information, Information Privacy and Screening 
Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
GPO Box 806
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Freecall: 1800 809 078 
Phone: (07) 3224 2242
Fax: (07) 3224 7050
Email: rti@communities.qld.gov.au

Terms of access

All information on the department's publication scheme is available free of charge.

At this time, all information available on the publication scheme is directly linked from the publication scheme site. If you require documents to be made available in alternative formats, please contact us.

Further information

Phone: (07) 3224 2242

Email: rti@communities.qld.gov.au

Further information

Phone: (07) 3224 2242

Email: rti@communities.qld.gov.au

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.