Departmental FoI Disclosure Logs

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • personal information about any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

Deletions have been made to the documents in accordance with the exemptions available under the FOI Act.

Return to information about making an FoI request.

FOI reference number Date of access FOI request Information published in the disclosure log Other Information
FOI/2017/283 19/02/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-12310, based on the “Files created January - June 2017” available at: https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf

Released in part
FOI/2017/278 15/02/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-19818, based on the “Files created January - June 2017” available at: https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf.

Released in full
FOI/2017/157 09/02/2018

Lobbying Code of Conduct.

Released in part
FOI/2017/169 01/02/2018

Documents that details the assessment and/or assessments made by the Commonwealth or on behalf of the Commonwealth of how the humanitarian operation “Operation Padang Assist” in 2009 compared to all other operations that have been recognised under the Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal (HOSM).

Released in part
FOI/2017/237 31/01/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference U17-5261, based on the “Files created January - June 2017” available at: https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf

Released in full
FOI/2017/188 31/01/2018

Information about the specific salaries of SES Band 3 officers in the Department for several financial years, including 2016-17.

Released in full
FOI/2017/242 25/01/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference U17-20005, based on the “Files created January - June 2017” available at: https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf

Released in full
FOI/2017/230 24/01/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-21692, based on the “Files created January - June 2017” available at: https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf

Released in full
FOI/2017/141 22/12/2017

I wish to make an application under the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the Act) for documents held by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (the department) containing information about people believed to be killed during a strike by the U.S. in or around the Syrian city of Raqqa on or around Friday 11 August 2017 (the strike). Those people are Khaled Sharrouf and his sons Abdullah and Zarqawi, who were Australian citizens at the time of their deaths.

Specifically, I seek access to correspondence, notes of meetings, written briefings, written advice, ministerial submissions and/or similar documents, regarding:

  1. the strike and/or planning for the strike;
  2. advice received by the Australian government that Khaled Sharrouf may have died in the strike, and/or a copy of that advice;
  3. advice received by the Australian government that Abdullah and Zarqawi Sharrouf may have died in the strike, and/or a copy of that advice;
  4. Australian government consideration about what role Australia could legitimately play in U.S. operations against Khaled Sharrouf that contained the risk of the deaths of Australian citizens; and,
  5. awareness within the Australian government that the strike had killed or wounded Australian children, and what the consequences of those deaths may be.
Released in part
FOI/2017/177 22/12/2017

Author: Ethos Global Foundation

Titles of reports:

2014 NT ICP (Indigenous Communications Program) Wi-Fi Rollout Reports

  1. Alice Springs area May 2014
  2. Groote Eylandt August 2014
  3. Elcho Island August 2014 
  4. Arafura Sea Islands Including Melville Is. Goulburn Is. and Croker Is. September 2014 
  5. West Arnhem Region November 2014
  6. Arnhem land Region November 2014 

2013 NT ICP (Indigenous Communications Program)  Wi-Fi Roll-Out Reports  

  1. Bathurst Island, Coburg Peninsula Daly River, Maningrida, and Gunbalanya areas November 2013

ICP (Indigenous Communications Program) Wi-Fi Trials, NT and SA: Ngurrara (NT), Jemelke (NT), Walakara (SA)

Report based upon field trips and community consultations to Jemelke, Ngurrara and Walakara to evaluate and further test the Wi-Fi facility. (2013).

Excludes business and personal information

Released in part
FOI/2017/137 18/12/2017

Correspondence between the Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Public Service Commissioner.

Released in part
FOI/2016/126 13/12/2017

The incoming Government brief and/or briefs and/or briefing package provided to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in July 2016

Released in full
FOI/2017/146 12/12/2017

Correspondence sent and/or received by department officials in relation to the drafting and development of the Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities.

Released in part
FOI/2017/087/IR 06/12/2017

I am requesting copies of the five pieces of correspondence regarding Wikipedia edits by civil servants, as outlined in a response to a previous FOI request by another person (FOI/2016/201). The details of that correspondence, which has already been identified by the Department, are in Attachment A of the final response and also published online at https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/2766/response/8324/attach/4/FOI%202016%20201%20Decision%20Package.pdf.

Released in part (s33, 47E,s47F)

Released in part
FOI/2017/123IR 06/12/2017

Lists of attendees for the following two official functions - the lunch for the Prime Minister of Singapore in the Great Hall and the lunch for the Prime Minister of Israel at the international convention centre.

Released in part
FOI/2017/178 30/11/2017

1. Internal policies and guidelines surrounding the operation of Prime Minister Turnbull’s social media accounts eg. facebook.com/MalcolmTurnbull, twitter.com/TurnbullMalcolm, instagram.com/TurnbullMalcolm, and information regarding the role of the PM&C in the running of these, including when the government is in ‘caretaker mode’, if applicable.

2. Internal policies and guidelines regarding the operation of social media accounts for the Office of the Prime Minister eg. facebook.com/officeofthePMAU, twitter.com/thepmo. 

Released in full
FOI/2017/148 30/11/2017

A copy of any correspondence, file notes, or other documents which detail communication between “The Juice Media” and DP&C

All internal documents or correspondence in relation to “The Juice Media”.

A copy of any complaint that was made directly or referred to DP&C in relation to items produce by “The Juice Media”

Excluding email subscriptions from The Mandarin, Isentia, or email subscription service from a web-based source, but including any  on-forwarding that has any commentary on these emails. Including Google Alerts.

I would like the names of public servants or ministerial staff who are fulfilling their official duties. I’m happy to exclude the personal contact details of members of the public, excluding public servants or ministers. I exclude only mobile numbers of public servants.

Released in part
FOI/2017/149 27/11/2017

Can you please provide the following data in relation to the RJCP and the Reformed RJCP (CDP) Program:

Number of outcome payments paid to providers by outcome type (eg 13 week full, 13 week partial, education) in each quarter (or month if that is more practical) from 1 July 2013 to 1 September 2017.

Total RJCP / CDP caseload at the start of each month (or another date in each month if more practical) for every month from 1 July 2013 to 1 September 2017.

For each month from 1 July 2015 to September 2017, CDP Activity Hours (as reflected in the current CPL06r - CDP Activity Outcome Report) :

  • Hours required
  • Hours completed
  • DNAV-Credited Hours
  • DNAD Hours
  • DNAI – Hours with NSNP PR Raised
  • No Result Entered - Hours
Released in full
FOI/2017/133 23/11/2017

Under the freedom of Information Act, I request access to any policy or advice documents prepared for former prime minister Tony Abbott during his time in office in reference to creating a Home Office, or any sort of merger of the national security agencies and immigration in a super portfolio.

Clarification of request 30/08/17:

confirm that you are seeking policy or advice documents prepared by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for the former prime minister Tony Abbott during the period 18 September 2013 and 15 September 2015 (the term of Mr Abbott’s time as Prime Minister) which addresses the:

  • creation of a Home Office; and/or

merger of all national security and immigration agencies into one portfolio.

Redactions made under section 22 and 47C of the FOI Act.

Released in part
FOI/2017/165 15/11/2017

A document showing a breakdown of the costs borne by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in relation to the visit by His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York, 18-29 September 2017.

Released in full
FOI/2017/143 14/11/2017

Can you please provide a list of the 29 members of the business delegation, with all information redacted except company affiliations, listed on p35 of this document: http://www.aph.gov.au/~/media/Committees/fapa_ctte/estimates/add_1617/pmc/pm125.pdf

Released in full
FOI/2017/117 06/11/2017

I am seeking correspondence (including emails) between the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Department of Defence sent between June 1, 2017, and July 17, 2017, regarding the planning for a media event involving the Prime Minister at Holsworthy Barracks on July 17, 2017.

Released in part
FOI/2017/109 31/10/2017

Provide copies of any documents showing any costs associated with the blind recruitment trial project and any documents regarding the response to the results of the study, as reported here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-30/bilnd-recruitment-trial-to-improve-gender-equality-failing-study/8664888.

Released in part
FOI/2017/105 27/10/2017

Provide documents showing all contracts and payments for cultural or gender audits, such as the one reported here: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/feminist-guru-paid-2-million-to-weed-out-public-service-gender-bias-20160915-grh8zl.html, since January 1, 2016.

Released in part
FOI/2017/132 26/10/2017

Correspondence, briefings or other documentation, dated 2017, commenting on or assessing the risk of cyber attacks from North Korea sent from the Office of the Cyber Security Adviser to the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security or his office, and sent from the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security or his office to the Office of the Cyber Security Adviser.

Released in full
FOI/2017/150 26/10/2017

Documents or any information disclosing date of receipt of submissions for the Moss Review.  I do not require copies of their submissions which are posted on  https://www.pmc.gov.au/resource-centre/government/review-public-interest-disclosure-act-2013

a. Australian Federal Police

b. Australian Public Service Commission

c. Commonwealth Ombudsman

d. Department of Defence - Denis Richardson  

e. Noni Cadd – Defence

f. Attorney- General’s Department

g. Clayton Utz

h. Merit Protection Commissioner

Please note: some of the documents released to the applicant are not available. A decision has been made under s11C(1)(a) and s11C(1)(d) that they are unreasonable to publish as they contain personal information (s47F).

Released in full
FOI/2017/100 19/10/2017

Seeking copies of all correspondence, emails and documents in the possession of the Department which were provided to either the Minister or the Department by the former ILC Directors or CEO, their lawyers or representatives in the 2014/15 financial year.

Released in part
FOI/2017/138 16/10/2017

Seeking a copy of the letter sent by the Prime Minister to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews in July 2017 regarding the amendments to the Australian Education Act 2013.

Released in full
FOI/2017/107 16/10/2017

Seeking access to copies of correspondence from 1 January 2017 to 28 June 2017 between the Prime Minister, the Prime Minister’s office, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Tony (Anthony) Shepherd and anyone working for or representing the Menzies Research Centre. 

Released in part
FOI/2017/111 12/10/2017

Seeking copies of any documents, such as media lines, e-mails, briefing notes, memos, etc., regarding the conclusions of the BETA report on unconscious bias (https://pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/publications/BETA-report-going-blind-to-see-more%20clearly.pdf), since June 1, 2017 

Released in part
FOI/2017/110 05/09/2017

A list of all expenses submitted by or for members of the ‘Secretaries Equality and Diversity Council’, as well as a list of any fees, per diems or honorariums paid to them, since July 1, 2016.

Released in full
FOI/2017/131 01/09/2017

A general list of lobbyists (companies or individuals) to the Federal Government through the period: July 2008 till August 2010. 

Released in full
FOI/2017/101 11/08/2017

A document showing a breakdown of the costs borne by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in relation to the visit by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales 6 – 8 June 2017.

Released in full
FOI/2017/035 02/08/2017

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Senior Executive Service (SES) Band 3 Remuneration for financial years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16.

Released in full
FOI/2017/066 26/07/2017

Documents relevant to all proposals and/or reports and/or analysis and/or briefings about geothermal power projects.

Released in full
FOI/2017/186 22/01/2017

Department of Defence submission to the review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013.

Released in part