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Agency ID11658
TitleDepartment of Science, Information Technology and Innovation
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 16/2/2015
End Date 12/12/2017
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

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

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
482CITEC (Centre for Information Technology and Communication) 16/2/2015 12/12/2017
168Queensland State Archives 16/2/2015 12/12/2017
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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 2013, vol, 364, no. 51, pp. 335 - 337
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372 - 407
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 12 December 2017, vol. 376, no. 97, pp. 671 - 680
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 21 December 2017, vol. 376, no.103, pp. 705 - 747
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2015
Abolishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 3) 2017
Administered Acts administered are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No.1) 2015, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2017, pp.372 - 407:
Biodiscovery Act 2004
Gene Technology Act 2001
Tweed River entrance Sand Bypassing Project Agreement Act 1998
Libraries Act 1988
Public Records Act 2002
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
On 16 February 2015, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2015, the former Department of Science, InformationTechnology, Innovation and the Arts was renamed the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, with the Arts function being transferred to the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

FUNCTIONS:
Under Administrative Arrangements Order (No.1) 2015, the Department's responsibilities were:

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 technology policy and planning (from 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
Queensland State Archives

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)
-ICT Policy and Coordination Office
-Office of the Chief Scientist
-Public Sector ICT Development Office
-Queensland Government enterprise architecture
-Queensland Government Chief Information Officer
-Queensland Shared Services
-Telecommunications, Broadband and Digital Economy Coordination Office


ABOLITION:
On 12 December 2017, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 3) 2017 and on 21 December 2017 under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 4) 2017, the functions of the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation were transferred to the following departments:

- Department of the Premier and Cabinet - One-Stop Shop Strategy and Implementation Office; Digital Economy and Productivity (excluding open data and digital economy policy and collaboration); Queensland Government Chief Information Office; Provision of corporate and executive services
- Department of Environment and Science - Responsibility for Science; Office of the Chief Scientist; Responsibility for the provision of support to the State Library of Queensland
- Department of Innovation,Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games - Responsibility for innovation; Provision of corporate and executive services
- Department of Housing and Public Works - Smart Service Queensland; Queensland State Archives; Queensland Shared Services; Responsibiliy for strategic ICT including CITEC; Open data and digital economy policy and collaboration; Provision of corporate and executive services
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11658, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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