Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
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Right to Information Act 2009 No. 13

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 21

majority of provs commenced

19 November 2009 2009 Act No. 48
01 December 2009

ss 118, 122 commenced

02 December 2009

prov exp 1 December 2009

01 January 2010 2009 Act No. 52
01 February 2010 2009 Act No. 29
23 May 2010 2010 Act No. 19
01 July 2010 2010 Act No. 23
01 September 2010 2010 Act No. 6
01 November 2010 2010 Act No. 37
01 January 2011 2010 Act No. 38
08 April 2011 2011 Act No. 8
13 June 2011 2011 Act No. 15
09 September 2011 2011 Act No. 26
06 December 2011 2011 Act No. 45
01 January 2012 2011 Act No. 18
18 May 2012 2012 Act No. 6
01 July 2012 2011 Act No. 32(amd 2012 Act No. 9)
22 November 2012 2012 Act No. 33
22 February 2013 2012 Act No. 45
03 May 2013 2013 Act No. 19
29 August 2013 2013 Act No. 35
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
29 October 2013 2013 Act No. 52
07 November 2013 2013 Act No. 56

RA s 27

01 July 2014 30 May 2016 2013 Act No. 362014 Act No. 212014 Act No. 26

RA ss 27, 44A

05 May 2016 12 July 2016 2016 Act No. 19
01 July 2016 25 July 2016 2016 Act No. 39
01 January 2017 06 January 2017 2016 Act No. 52
01 March 2017 03 March 2017 2016 Act No. 54
14 April 2017 21 April 2017 2016 Act No. 66
05 June 2017 16 June 2017 2017 Act No. 17
30 June 2017 30 June 2017 2017 Act No. 4
01 July 2017 06 July 2017 2017 Act No. 14
13 September 2017 14 January 2019 2017 Act No. 35
01 April 2019 10 April 2019 2018 Act No. 30

RA s 30A

24 May 2019 31 May 2019 2019 Act No. 17
18 November 2019 15 November 2019 2019 Act No. 30
30 September 2020 30 September 2020 2020 Act No. 27

Right to Information Act 2009 No. 13

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 118, 122 commenced 1 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 259)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 132)

Infrastructure Investment (Asset Restructuring and Disposal) Act 2009 No. 21 s 1, pt 6

date of assent 22 June 2009

commenced on date of assent

Adoption Act 2009 No. 29 ss 1–2, 368 sch 2

date of assent 26 August 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 February 2010 (2009 SL No. 217)

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 48 s 1, ch 5 pt 7

date of assent 19 November 2009

s 232 (1) commenced on date of assent (amdt could not be given effect to the extent it amends s 107 hdg)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Integrity Act 2009 No. 52 ss 1–2, 115 sch 1

date of assent 03 December 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2010 (2009 SL No. 310)

Transport (Rail Safety) Act 2010 No. 6 ss 1–2, 357 sch 1

date of assent 04 March 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2010 (2010 SL No. 166)

Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2010 No. 19 s 1, ch 2 pt 14

date of assent 23 May 2010

commenced on date of assent

City of Brisbane Act 2010 No. 23 ss 1–2(1), ch 9 pt 4

date of assent 17 June 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2 (1))

Integrity Reform (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2010 No. 37 pts 1, 13

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 303)

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 No. 38 ss 1–2, 78 sch 3

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2011 (2010 SL No. 305)

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 8 ss 1, 122 sch

date of assent 08 April 2011

commenced on date of assent

Parliament of Queensland (Reform and Modernisation) Amendment Act 2011 No. 15 ss 1, 2(3), pt 4 div 7

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 13 June 2011 (2011 SL No. 76)

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No. 18 ss 1–2, 404 sch 4 pt 1

date of assent 06 June 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2012 (2011 SL No. 238)

Aboriginal Land and Torres Strait Islander Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 26 pts 1, 11

date of assent 29 August 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 9 September 2011 (2011 SL No. 173)

Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 No. 32 ss 1–2, 332 sch 1 pt 2 (prev Health and Hospitals Network Act 2011) (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 28 October 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (2012 SL No. 61 item 3) (previous proclamation 2012 SL No. 23 item 3 was rep (2012 SL No. 61))

Amending legislation

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2(1), 47 (amends 2011 No. 32 above)

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2 (1))

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 s 1, pt 32 div 9

date of assent 06 December 2011

commenced on date of assent

Parliament of Queensland and Other Acts Amendment Act 2012 No. 6 ss 1, 27 sch amdts 2(1)(g), (2)

date of assent 18 May 2012

commenced on date of assent

Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 33 s 1, pt 8

date of assent 22 November 2012

commenced on date of assent

Right to Information and Integrity (Openness and Transparency) Amendment Act 2012 No. 45 pts 1–2

date of assent 11 December 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 22 February 2013 (2013 SL No. 18)

Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 No. 19 ss 1, 120 sch 1

date of assent 03 May 2013

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 35 s 1, pt 33

date of assent 29 August 2013

commenced on date of assent

Health Ombudsman Act 2013 No. 36 ss 1–2, 331 sch 1

date of assent 29 August 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 15)

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 110(1) sch 3 pt 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 52 ss 1, 114 sch 2

date of assent 29 October 2013

commenced on date of assent

G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013 No. 56 s 1, pt 15 div 4

date of assent 07 November 2013

commenced on date of assent

Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 21 ss 1, 2(2), 94(2) sch 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 107)

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), ch 8 pt 19

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (1))

Crime and Corruption Amendment Act 2016 No. 19

date of assent 05 May 2016

comm on date of assent

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2016 No. 39

date of assent 27 June 2016

ss 1–1A comm on date of assent

s 37 sch 1 comm 1 July 2016 immediately after the comm of the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016 (see s 1A)

Gene Technology (Queensland) Act 2016 No. 54

date of assent 20 October 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pt 1 hdg, s 54 sch 1 comm 1 March 2017 (2017 SL No. 22)

Grammar Schools Act 2016 No. 52

date of assent 20 October 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pt 7 div 5 comm 1 January 2017 (2016 SL No. 227)

Cross River Rail Delivery Authority Act 2016 No. 66

date of assent 09 December 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pt 9 div 3 comm 14 April 2017 (2017 SL No. 54)

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 64

date of assent 09 December 2016

pts 2, 5, 7–8, 11, s 79 sch 1 comm 30 June 2017 (2017 SL No. 100)

Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017 No. 4

date of assent 09 March 2017

pt 1 hdg, s 3, pts 2–7, sch 1 comm at the end of 30 June 2017 (see s 2)

Child Protection (Offender Reporting) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 14

date of assent 19 May 2017

pts 2–4, s 50 sch 1 comm 1 July 2017 (see s 2)

Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 17

date of assent 05 June 2017

pts 1, 3–16, 17 (except ss 149151, 153, 155), 18–23, 24 (except s 203), 25–26, 27 (except s 220), 28–34, sch 1 comm on date of assent

Gasfields Commission and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 35

date of assent 13 September 2017

comm on date of assent

Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Act 2018 No. 30

date of assent 30 November 2018

pts 1 (other than ss 1–2), 2–8, sch 1 comm 1 April 2019 (2019 SL No. 15)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 17

date of assent 24 May 2019

chs 1–2, 4, 6–7, sch 1 comm on date of assent

Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 2 of Belcarra) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 30

date of assent 30 October 2019

ss 44, 47, 52, 134–136, 141, 142, 147, 151, 201–202, 208–219, 251 (other than to the extent it ins new ss 216–218), 252, 253(2) (to the extent it ins new def silent elector), (3), pt 6 comm 18 November 2019 (2019 SL No. 228 item 1)

Biodiscovery and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 No. 27

date of assent 20 August 2020

pt 3 comm 30 September 2020 (2020 SL No. 210)

Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Traditional Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020 No. 33

date of assent 14 September 2020

pt 13 div 14 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2)

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s 10 amd 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 13 amd 2012 No. 6 s 27 sch amdts 2(1)(g), (2); 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 16 amd 2013 No. 19 s 120 sch 1; 2013 No. 39 s 110 (1) sch 3 pt 1

s 21 amd 2010 No. 23 s 348; 2019 No. 30 s 257

s 24 amd 2012 No. 6 s 27 sch amdts 2(1)(g), (2); 2012 No. 45 s 4; 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 25 amd 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 30 amd 2009 No. 48 s 228

s 31 amd 2009 No. 48 s 229

s 33 amd 2017 No. 17 s 224

s 38 amd 2017 No. 17 s 225

s 54 amd 2012 No. 45 s 5

s 55 amd 2009 No. 48 s 230; 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 59 amd 2017 No. 17 s 226

s 70 amd 2017 No. 17 s 227

s 73 amd 2017 No. 17 s 228

s 74 sub 2017 No. 17 s 229

s 75 sub 2017 No. 17 s 229

s 75A ins 2017 No. 17 s 229

s 75B ins 2017 No. 17 s 229

s 78 sub 2012 No. 45 s 6

s 78A ins 2012 No. 45 s 6

s 78B ins 2012 No. 45 s 6

s 80 amd 2009 No. 48 s 231; 2017 No. 17 ss 230, 258 sch 1

s 81 amd 2017 No. 17 s 231

s 85 amd 2017 No. 17 s 258 sch 1

s 102 amd 2017 No. 17 s 232

s 107 amd 2009 No. 48 s 232(1) (amdt could not be given effect), s 232 (2)–(3); 2017 No. 17 s 233

s 113 amd 2011 No. 26 s 132; 2012 No. 33 s 190; 2013 No. 19 s 120 sch 1

s 114 amd 2013 No. 35 s 162; 2017 No. 17 s 234

s 117 exp 1 December 2009 (see s 117(5))

s 128 amd 2017 No. 17 s 235

s 138 sub 2011 No. 45 s 245

s 140A ins 2010 No. 37 s 175

amd 2013 No. 39 s 110 (1) sch 3 pt 1; 2014 No. 21 s 94 (2) sch 2

s 140B ins 2010 No. 37 s 175

amd 2013 No. 39 s 110 (1) sch 3 pt 1

s 154 sub 2011 No. 45 s 246

s 170 amd 2012 No. 45 s 7

s 171 amd 2012 No. 45 s 8

s 173 amd 2012 No. 45 s 9

s 186 amd 2017 No. 17 s 236

s 188 amd 2011 No. 15 s 67

s 189 amd 2011 No. 15 s 68

ch 7 pt 2 hdg sub 2009 No. 48 s 233

ch 7 pt 3 hdg ins 2009 No. 48 s 234

s 204 ins 2009 No. 48 s 234

s 205 ins 2009 No. 48 s 234

s 206 ins 2009 No. 48 s 234

ch 7 pt 4 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 176

s 206A ins 2010 No. 37 s 176

ch 7 pt 5 hdg ins 2017 No. 17 s 237

s 206B ins 2017 No. 17 s 237

ch 7 pt 6 hdg ins 2019 No. 30 s 258

s 206C ins 2019 No. 30 s 258

ch 7 pt 7 hdg ins 2020 No. 27 s 38

s 206D ins 2020 No. 27 s 38

ch 8 hdg ins 2010 No. 19 s 56

s 207 ins 2010 No. 19 s 56

s 208 ins 2010 No. 19 s 56

s 209 ins 2010 No. 19 s 56

sch 1 s 3 amd 2014 No. 21 s 94 (2) sch 2

sch 1 s 6 sub 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch 1 s 9 amd 2011 No. 32 s 332 sch 1 pt 2 (amd 2012 No. 9 s 47)

sch 1 s 10 amd 2013 No. 52 s 114 sch 2

sch 1 s 11 amd 2017 No. 35 s 40; 2020 No. 27 s 39

sch 1, s 12 sch 1 s 12 sub 2016 No. 54 s 54 sch 1

sch 1 s 16 ins 2017 No. 17 s 238

sch 2 amd 2009 No. 21 s 30; 2010 No. 19 s 57; 2011 No. 45 s 247; 2011 No. 32 s 332 sch 1 pt 2 (amd 2012 No. 9 s 47); 2013 No. 19 s 120 sch 1; 2013 No. 36 s 331 sch 1; 2014 No. 26 s 282; 2016 No. 52 s 79; 2016 No. 66 s 80; 2016 No. 64 s 50; 2019 No. 17 s 359

sch 3 s 4A ins 2010 No. 23 s 349

amd 2012 No. 33 s 191

om 2019 No. 30 s 259

sch 3 s 4B ins 2010 No. 23 s 349

sch 3 s 10 amd 2011 No. 18 s 404 sch 4 pt 1; 2014 No. 21 s 94 (2) sch 2; 2016 No. 19 s 46 sch 2

sch 3 s 12 amd 2009 No. 29 s 368 sch 2; 2010 No. 6 s 357 sch 1; 2010 No. 38 s 78 sch 3; 2011 No. 8 s 122 sch; 2013 No. 56 s 111; 2016 No. 39 s 37 sch 1; 2017 No. 17 s 239; 2017 No. 4 s 145 sch 1; 2017 No. 14 s 50 sch 1; 2018 No. 30 s 217

sch 4 amd 2017 No. 17 s 240

sch 5 def change of ownership ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def commencement ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def disclosure log ins 2012 No. 45 s 10

sch 5 def eligible family member amd 2017 No. 17 s 241 (2)

sch 5 def interim period ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def judicial appointments adviser ins 2017 No. 17 s 241 (1)

sch 5 def judicial appointments protocol ins 2017 No. 17 s 241 (1)

sch 5 def justice department ins 2017 No. 17 s 241 (1)

sch 5 def member of QR Group ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def Minister amd 2012 No. 6 s 27 sch amdts 2(1)(g), (2)

sch 5 def parliamentary committee sub 2011 No. 15 s 69

sch 5 def portfolio area ins 2011 No. 15 s 69 (2)

sch 5 def portfolio committee ins 2011 No. 15 s 69 (2)

sch 5 def QR freight operations om 2010 No. 19 s 58 (1)

sch 5 def QR Limited ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def related body corporate ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 def reviewable decision amd 2017 No. 17 s 241 (3)–(5)

sch 5 def standing rules and orders ins 2011 No. 15 s 69 (2)

sch 5 def Treasurer ins 2010 No. 19 s 58 (2)

sch 5 (prev sch 6) renum 2017 No. 17 s 241 (6)

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