The Right to Information (RTI) Act aims to make more information available and provide equal access across the community, while ensuring appropriate privacy for individuals.

Further information about whole-of-government policy and the relevant legislation is available from the Queensland Government's RTI website.

How to apply for information

If you are seeking access to your own personal information, you can apply under the Information Privacy Act 2009. If you are seeking access to non-personal information that is not available in our Publication Scheme, Disclosure Log or by Administrative Access Schemes, you should apply under the Right to Information Act 2009.

To request access or copies of documents held by NQBP, please download the Right to Information or Information Privacy Access Application from the RTI website and complete it.

If you want to request access or copies of documents which relate to your personal information and want to apply to have that information amended, please download the Information Privacy Personal Information Amendment Application from the RTI website and complete it.

Application forms must:

  • be accompanied by the application fee where applicable
  • give sufficient information concerning the document to enable the identification of the document
  • state the applicant’s address
  • state whether access to the document is sought for the benefit of, or use of the document by, the applicant or another entity
  • if access to the document is sought for the benefit of or use of the document by an entity other than the applicant, include the name of the other entity.

Applicants must also provide:

  • evidence of identity of the applicant
  • if an agent is acting for the applicant – evidence of the agent’s authorisation and evidence of identity of the agent.

Applicants must provide these with the application or within 10 days of making the application.

Details about basic charges for an RTI access application can be found on the RTI website's fees and charges section. Additional fees and charges are treated on a case-by-case basis and will be provided in the ‘Charges Estimate Notice’ required under section 36 of the RTI act.

Your applications can be mailed to:

GPO Box 409

Please note that to protect your privacy and the public interest, we may refuse access to a document under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009.

Administrative access schemes

Our administrative access schemes (policies and publications) provide information available for purchase on application to either NQBP or another agency holding the information. Fees associated with the purchase of documents within administrative access schemes are provided in our Schedule of Fees and Charges.

Disclosure log

You can obtain copies of previously released documents by clicking on the links in the table below. Please note these links will take you away from this site.

You can also email us or send a written request with the details of the information requested, including the reference number, to:

RTI Officer, North Queensland Bulk Ports
GPO Box 409, BRISBANE  QLD  4001.

Please note that access charges may apply. If you require further detail on information relating to the above Disclosure Log, please contact the RTI Officer using the details above.

Once documents have been released to an applicant under the Right to Information Act 2009, where applicable, a summary of the Schedule of Documents pertaining to that application will be posted on the below Disclosure Log at least 24 hours after release to the applicant.

DateReference and applicantDetails of information requestedReleased documents
ABC News
Correspondence between North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) and the Queensland Treasury and/or the Queensland Treasurer’s office regarding Brad Fish’s directorship of Abbot Point Operations Pty Ltd between 1 January 2015 and 31 January 2017Released document
North Queensland Conservation Council
All documents relating to the proposed tug harbour at Abbot Point created since January 2014 to the present.Released documents
Mackay Conservation Group
Documents regarding DSDIP taking on the role of proponent of the dredging and other works for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal expansion including but not limited to the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Project and the Abbot Point Dredging and Onshore Placement of Dredge material.Released documents
Environmental Defenders Office (Qld) Inc on behalf of the Australian Marine Conservation Society Inc
Submissions made by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) or other Queensland or Commonwealth government agencies in relation to the Public Environment Report (PER) on Abbot Point EPBC 2011/6213/GBRMPA G34897, within the period 2012-13.Released documents
Mackay Conservation Group
The first and final drafts of any studies, reports or investigations relating to the health or ecological impacts of coal dust from NQBP coal facilities [sic], commissioned within the last 5 years including any internal documents (including emails) containing discussion of the health or ecological impacts of coal dust from NQBP coal facilities within the last 3 years.

Bundle #01, pp 1-64

Bundle #02, pp 65-122

Bundle #03, pp 123-184

Bundle #04, pp 185-250

Bundle #05, pp 251-338

Bundle #06, pp 339-405

Bundle #07, pp 406-482

Bundle #08, pp 483-538

Bundle #09, pp 539-606

Bundle #10, pp 607-686

Bundle #11, pp 687-746

Bundle #12, pp 747-792

Bundle #13, pp 793-829