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Agency ID11462
TitleDepartment of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 3/4/2012
End Date 16/2/2015
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for government information and communication policy, planning and services; science policy, strategy and investment; the digital economy; and the Arts

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
3176Arts Queensland 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
482CITEC (Centre for Information Technology and Communication) 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
166Library Board of Queensland 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
168Queensland State Archives 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 2012, vol. 359, no. 77, pp. 875 - 876, 891
Queensland Government Gazette 2013, vol. 363, no. 45, pp. 591 - 592
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 1 November 2013, vol, 364, no. 51, pp. 335 - 337
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372-407
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Department Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2012
Abolishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Department Arrangements (No. 1) 2015
Administered Acts administered are listed under Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 2) 2013, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 1 November 2013, vol. 364, no. 51, pp. 335 - 337:
Biodiscovery Act 2004
Gene Technology Act 2001
Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project Agreement Act 1998

Libraries Act 1998
Public Records Act 2002
Queensland Art Gallery Act 1987
Queensland Museum Act 1970
Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977
Queensland Theatre Company Act 1970
Schools of Arts (Winding up and Transfer) Act 1960
Schools of Arts (Winding up and Transfer) Act Amendment Act 1981
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
On 3 April 2012, under Public Service Department Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2012, the Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts was established with responsibility for functions previously assigned to various other departments, including the Department of Public Works, Department of Premier and Cabinet and the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation.

FUNCTIONS:
Administration of Crown copyright and intellectual property
Centre for Information Technology and Communications (CITEC)
Coastal management relating to the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing project (from 1 July 2013)
Digital economy
Environment, climate and natural resource sciences - research, development and advice (from 1 July 2013)
Government information and communication policy and planning (removed 1 July 2013)
Government information and communication technology policy and planning (from 1 July 2013)
Government information and communication services and delivery (removed 1 July 2013)
Government information and communication technology services and delivery including: (from 1 July 2013)
portfolio, program and project assurance services
public sector development
capability development
government-industry liaison
telecommunications, broadband and digital economy

Innovation policy, strategy and programs
International collaborations
Research and development coordination and planning
Science policy, strategy and investment
Shared services provision (other than Queensland health and the Department of Education, Training and Employment) (from 1 July 2013)
Shared services systems
Smart Service Queensland (from 1 July 2013)

Archives
Arts Queensland (removed 1 July 2013)
Arts (from 1 July 2013)

Lead the development of science and innovation strategy across government (from 1 July 2013)
Promote Queensland science (from 1 July 2013)
Science and innovation stakeholder engagement (from 1 July 2013)

Government information and communication technology policy and planning including:
ICT governance
ICT investment assurance
Information systems and information technology strategy
ICT policy and standards (including shared services)
Queensland Government enterprise architecture

CONTROLLED AGENCIES:
Business units/agencies transferred to the Department on 3 April 2012:
Arts Queensland (to16 February 2015)
Centre for Information Technology and Communications (CITEC)
ICT Policy and Coordination Office
Public Sector ICT Development Office
Telecommunications, Broadband and Digital Economy Coordination Office
Queensland Shared Services
Queensland State Archives
Office of the Chief Scientist
Queensland Government Chief Information Officer

ABOLITION:
On 16 February 2015, under Public Service Department Arrangements (No. 1) 2015, the Department was restructured and renamed the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11462, Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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