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.

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FOI reference number Date of access FOI request Information published in the disclosure log Other Information
FOI/2019/121 04/07/2019

The incoming government briefs prepared by the Department.

Released in part
FOI/2019/038 05/06/2019

CHHP briefing notes.

Released in part
FOI/2019/002 21/05/2019

The 20 most recent briefings sent to either the Prime Minister or his Office during the time period 1.1.18 to 2.1.19 through Mr Simon Duggan (or anyone acting in his position).

Released in part
FOI/2018/202 17/05/2019

I hereby request under the FOIA access to documents, electronic or hard-copy, exchanged between your department, DFAT and Attorney-Generals, pertaining to advice to the prime minister with reference to his announcement to recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and a two-state solution with East Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine.

The period covered by this request is from 6 December 2017 to the present.

Released in part
FOI/2018/191IR 15/05/2019

Documents relating to the tender process for Tourism Australia’s advertising services.

Released in part
FOI/2019/091 04/05/2019

Regulatory Impact Statement preliminary assessment.

Released in full
FOI/2019/004 24/04/2019

‘I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for the following records made between January 2014 and present: Correspondence between Sunset Power International Pty Ltd/Delta Electricity (or representatives) and the Prime Ministers’ Office (past and present) in relation to Vales Point Power Station.’

Released in part
FOI/2018/191 16/04/2019

I request access to any and all documents dated between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2006, relating to the tender process for Tourism Australia’s global creative advertising services contract, including but not limited to:

  • Documents relating to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s order for a re-evaluation of the tender process and the result of that re-evaluation.
  • Correspondence with Tourism Australia.
  • Correspondence with the Minister for Tourism, Fran Bailey and/or her staff.
  • Any other correspondence or documentation.

I also request any and all documents relating to the performance of Tourism Australia’s managing director during the same period, including but not limited to:

  • Correspondence to and/or from the board and/or executives of Tourism Australia.
  • Correspondence to and/or from the Minister for Tourism, Fran Bailey, and/or her staff.
  • Correspondence to and/or from the Australian National Audit Office.
Released in part
FOI/2019/035 15/04/2019

Any report or briefing provided by Benestar Group under CN3559617.

Released in part
FOI/2019/046 09/04/2019

On 28th November 2018, the Commonwealth and NSW governments extended the three NSW Regional Forest Agreements (NSWE RFAs). We seek:  All Documents that were before the Prime Minister, or his delegate, when the decision to vary the NSW RFAs (decision) was made, including, with limitation, any decision briefs, briefing notes, reports, and/or advices in relation to the Decision.

Released in part
FOI/2019/006 15/03/2019

The following documents from the file 17-6575 (Procurement – RFQ Communications Consultancy):

  • RfQ RD001539_[company name] response.pdf
  • FW: [company name] RFQ RThe following documents from the file 17-6575 (Procurement – RFQ Communications Consultancy)
Released in part
FOI/2017/210 13/03/2019

File “17-6618 Implementation – Communications Strategy”

Released in part
FOI/2019/048 07/03/2019

An itemised breakdown of all accommodation, food, drink (including alcoholic beverages), transport and other expenses incurred during the November 2018 visit by the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, and members of his party.

Released in full
FOI/2019/037 04/03/2019

All briefing notes provided to indigenous envoy Tony Abbott on the Explicit Instruction method trialled by Noel Pearson's Good to Great Schools.

Released in part
FOI/2018/206 01/03/2019

I am seeking any emails, minutes of meetings or contracts relating to the privatisation of the Australian visa processing system, with regard to PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PWC).

I am happy to receive complete email chains where the conversation thread has ceased and do not require each individual email.

I am happy to receive the final versions of any documents too and don't require drafts.

Over the time of the 45th Parliament (August 2016 to present).

Released in full
FOI/2019/015 13/02/2019

All documents relating to the decision to photoshop the shoes on an image of Mr Morrison, also known as “Shoegate”.  This request includes but is not limited to:

  • Correspondence between the Department and Scott Morrison’s Office about photoshopping the image; and
  • Correspondence between departmental officers about photoshopping the image.
Released in full
FOI/2018/180 11/02/2019

Documents relation to the media plan surrounding Tony Abbott's trip through remote Aboriginal communities in South Australia

Released in part
FOI/2019/008 08/02/2019

All image and graphic files from the Prime Minister's family 2018 Christmas picture series, including all files edited by photo-editing programs.

Released in full
FOI/2018/171 04/02/2019

‘a single document type: the initial correspondence to the department conveying each of the 11 complaints or allegations.’

Released in part
FOI/2017/100/IC 29/01/2019

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/2018/188 21/01/2019

Letters sent to the expert panel initiating the Religious Freedom Review.

Released in part
FOI/2018/189 17/12/2018

Regarding the prime minister's visit to Singapore in November 2018

1. List of the delegation travelling with the pm if you plan to withhold  names just their titles/position.

2. Documents listing the name of the hotel the delegation stayed in and  number of rooms reserved.

Released in full
FOI/2017/265IR 07/12/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-21832, 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.

Material relating to ‘Taxation Policy’.

Released in full
FOI/2018/131 06/12/2018
  1. Application documents from Outback Stores for funding in relation to the Wirib Store and Tourism Park, Timber Creek 0852 for the previous 3 financial years, including the decision for those applications.
  2. The amount of capital underpinning provided to Outback Stores to be used for the Wirib Store and Tourism Park for the previous 3 financial years.
  3. The amount of operational underpinning provided to Outback Stores to be used for the Wirib Store and Tourism Park for the previous 3 financial years.
Released in part
FOI/2018/174 03/12/2018

Please provide a list/index of the contents of the brief noted by Malcolm Turnbull in this tweet: https://twitter.com/TurnbullMalcolm/status/1057800418468610048

Released in full
FOI/2018/102 03/12/2018

Any documents created by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet relating to the grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, prior to the public announcement of the grant in April 2018, excluding documents relating to media releases.

Released in part
FOI/2018/175 03/12/2018

Please provide a list/index of the contents of the brief noted by Malcolm Turnbull in this tweet: https://twitter.com/TurnbullMalcolm/status/1057800418468610048

Released in full
FOI/2018/141 21/11/2018

We request the following information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) in relation to CDP participants who have commenced in the program and have a mutual obligation requirement (i.e. not identified as a volunteer) as at 30 June 2018:

  • The number of individual participants who, at that date, were identified in the Employment Services Reporting System as having:

o Zero No Show No Pay (NSNP) reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 1 NSNP report submitted in the previous 6 months

o 2 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 3 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 4 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 5 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 6 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 7 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 8 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 9 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 10-19 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 20-49 NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

o 50 or more NSNP reports submitted in the previous 6 months

We confirm that this request does not seek the confidential information about any individual.

Released in full
FOI/2017/290 16/11/2018

Policy Coordination - ATO_MyTax_Nudge

Released in full
FOI/2018/153 16/11/2018

I seek access to the department's incoming government brief, known as the "blue book", for Prime Minister Scott Morrison. I make this request under the auspices of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Released in part
FOI/2018/169 16/11/2018

I write seeking information from the Prime Minister's office under the Freedom of Information Act, specifically the incoming briefs for Scott Morrison.

Released in part
FOI/2018/146 06/11/2018

I write seeking information under the Freedom of Information Act, and in response to a statement issued by secretary Martin Parkinson on 25 August, specifically:

all documents prepared or distributed by the department (including Mr Parkinson), or originating from the Prime Minister's office but where the department (including Mr Parkinson) were involved and have possession, regarding policy and operational engagement between departments and any Ministers who may be resigning or have resigned, as well as support services for Ministers or former Ministers under such circumstances, including the message Mr Parkinson gave to department secretaries that "a key requirement is that departing Ministers and their office be supported and accorded utmost courtesy and respect".

By Ministers or former Ministers I mean generally, or where named and dealt with individually. The date range for this request should be the period since 21 August 2018 and scope should include, but not be limited to, correspondence involving the department/Mr Parkinson (whether or not via PMO) and Ministerial and Parliamentary Services regarding the above-mentioned issues, noting that the Ministerial Handbook also gives the Prime Minister a role in determining the timing of such arrangements. I note, in relation to any documents pertaining to the former Prime Minister or Ministers, that the FOI Act regards possession as the determinative factor, not source, and these matters are agency business for the department. I advise that I am not interested in duplicate copies of documents or documents that have already been publically released, or media releases, media articles or media statements.

Released in full
FOI/2018/127 02/11/2018

‘I would like to request a copy of the current funding contract between Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the National Rugby League for the School to Work Program. The program is funded under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy: Jobs, Land and Economy Programme.’

Released in part
FOI/2018/129 26/10/2018

Under the FOI Act I request all documents held by the DPMC that were sent between 1 July 2017 and 26 July 2018, between the NT Government and the Commonwealth and any of their Ministers, their offices or public officials, that refer to either potential gas production in the Northern Territory, or potential offsetting of greenhouse gas emissions in relation to gas produced in the Northern Territory.

Released in part
FOI/2017/162 22/10/2018

‘All written correspondence to the department within the last three days which discusses the privacy implications of the government’s plans to collect the photos of every licensed Australian driver in a central database.’

Released in part
FOI/2017/218 28/09/2018

The value for money assessment for the procurement referred to under reference 17-7522 listed on https://www.pmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/departmental%20files-January-June-2017.pdf

Released in part
FOI/2017/296 19/09/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-8322, 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/2017/288 19/09/2018

Can you please provide the document(s) with reference 17-7047, 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/2018/062 17/08/2018

The final briefing paper prepared for the Prime Minister by DPMC in relation to the Leader's Retreat held on 22 July 2015.

The final briefing paper prepared for the Prime Minister by DPMC in relation to confirmation that the Reform of the Federation process had been abandoned on 27 April 2016.

The final briefing paper prepared for the Prime Minister by DPMC in relation to the COAG meeting held on 11 December 2015 regarding the proposal from South Australia on income tax sharing.

Released in part
FOI/2018/120 02/08/2018

I write seeking access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

I am seeking communications about Access Capital Advisers:

Specifically I am seeking:

  • The last 3 reports provided by Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd trading as Access Capital Advisers Pty Ltd 68008636717  Investment Advisor.  We are also interested in the 3 most recent report and/or communication advising of the titles and/or subject matter of work undertaken by the consultants in question.
Released in full
FOI/2018/042IR 26/07/2018

Current policies and procedures that constitute PMC’s Information Governance Framework. Documents that are published by the Government (such as the Protective Security Policy Framework) are excluded

Released in part
FOI/2018/079 & 080 24/07/2018

The appointment(s) by the Minister pursuant to section 7(2) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth) of the current members of the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Land Trust.

Released in part