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/2017/117 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:

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:, since January 1, 2016.

Released in part
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

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/2017/132 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/2017/100 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 (, 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