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Freedom of information disclosure log

Australian Government agencies must publish on their websites details of information they release in response to freedom of information requests.

FOI Disclosure Log

They are required to do so under Subsection 11C(3) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Set out below are descriptions of information and documents we have released.

If you wish to obtain copies of these documents, email: FOI@ag.gov.au 

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Description and dates of documents released under Freedom of Information

Reference number Date Sort ascending Request Info published Decision maker
FOI22/175 21/09/2022 Documents from July 2020-July 2021 relevant to the Montara Oil Spill class action that is currently before the Federal Court of Australia. 8 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/154 05/09/2022 The AGD graduate program's orientation sessions given to new staff in 2022. 7 documents released in full, 18 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/147 12/08/2022 Documents relating to the Australian Federal Police International Extradition Handbook. 3 documents released in full, 2 documents released in part and 1 document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/148 01/08/2022 Administrative documents on application of sanctions for Code of Conduct breaches. One document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/120 29/07/2022 The incoming government brief to the Attorney-General.
https://www.ag.gov.au/rights-and-protections/publications/incoming-government-brief-2022
1 document released in full, 1 document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/140 21/07/2022 Documents relating to the AGS leave policy and recognition of prior service. 4 documents released in full and one document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/135 18/07/2022 Document relating to the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act (the Constitution) title change. 2 documents released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/125 14/07/2022 The sections of the incoming government brief to the incoming Attorney-General regarding religious discrimination reforms. One document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/107 23/06/2022 Document detailing the parole decisions made by the department between 1 January 2018 and 31 May 2022. One document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/103 22/06/2022 A document in relation to the details of total number of extradition requests made between India and Australia between 2005 and 2021. One document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/088 21/06/2022 Departmental correspondence referring to a newspaper article. 13 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/108 20/06/2022 Guidance fact sheets in relation to the Marriage Celebrants program (the changes to marriage forms following marriage equality). 20 documents released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/034-IR 17/06/2022 Internal review of decision FOI22/034 Varied decision to provide greater access to 34 documents. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/068 17/06/2022 Documents of the Virtual Round Table Meeting held on 18 August 2021 by Industrial Relations Minister, Michaelia Cash. 2 documents released in full, 2 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/100 10/06/2022 Documents setting out the designation of each registry of the Federal Court One document released in full Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/086 03/06/2022 Documents relating to Petition EN3533 - Royal Commission into Supermarket and Fast Food Conditions and Culture. 21 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/078 20/05/2022 Documents on how contraventions of section 65 of the PID Act are investigated 1 document released in part and 1 document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/084 17/05/2022 Operational documents in relation to the Fair Entitlement Guarantee claims. One document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/034 20/04/2022 Documents setting out correspondence between the specified parties in relation to 3 articles published in The Australian concerning appointments to the Federal Court. 47 documents released in part and 5 documents exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/045 11/04/2022 The number of credit cards currently in use in the Attorney-General's Department. 1 document released in full Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/253 15/03/2022 Documents in relation to the Attorney-General's Department FOI decision FOI21/084 4 documents released in part and one document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/007 08/03/2022 Indexed Lists of Agency File Titles for the Attorney General's Department [for the Senate order] for the periods: 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2004 and 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2020. One document released in part, one document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/009 02/03/2022 Documents relating to the development of the Commonwealth Integrity Commission legislation. Two documents released in part and two documents exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/010 16/02/2022 The report as compiled by KPMG as a result of the Independent review of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) framework. One document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/230 15/02/2022 Documents regarding Australia's role in Professor Hilary Charlesworth's nomination and election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in 2021. Specifically, documents which refer to Professor Charlesworth's interest and experience in "feminism", "feminist legal methods", "feminist legal scholarship". 5 documents released in full, 2 documents released in part, one document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/004 02/02/2022 Operational documents in relation to the Fair Entitlement Guarantee claims IT functions. 6 documents released in full and 6 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/232 21/01/2022 Documents pertaining to human rights limitations associated with the National Disability Insurance Scheme and National Disability Insurance Act. One document released in full, seven documents released in part, 12 documents refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI22/005 20/01/2022 Operational documents in relation to the Fair Entitlement Guarantee claims IT functions. One document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/237 20/01/2022 All correspondence and submissions by social media companies relating to the government's plan to make companies reveal the identities of anonymous online trolls. One document released in full, one document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/233 20/01/2022 Documents, reports, statistics or records held by the Commonwealth Parole Office or the Attorney General’s Department in relation to the determination of parole for offenders who have committed offences under certain provisions relating to terrorism offences (under Part 5.3 and Part 5.5) of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth). 1 document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/234 23/12/2021 Operational documents in relation to lodging a Fair Entitlement Guarantee claim. 3 documents released in full and 7 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/220 23/12/2021 Documents relevant to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and its related bill. Grant access in full to previously released FOI documents CM11/24418 - 11 November 2011 and CM11/29305 - 15 June 2018. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/206 16/12/2021 Documents detailing meetings with stakeholders regarding the proposal to cap class action payouts to lawyers and funders, including but not limited to diary entries of any meetings. 3 documents released in full and 8 documents released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/084 02/12/2021 Correspondence between Ovato, the Department and the Minister. 58 documents released in part, 10 documents access refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/207 and FOI21/208 01/12/2021 All briefs supplied to the department regarding the proposal to cap class action payouts to lawyers and funders, as well as briefs regarding the government's response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services an inquiry into litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry. 1 document released in full, 10 documents released in part and 11 documents refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/209 01/12/2021 Analysis undertaken by the department relating to the potential impacts of the proposal to cap class action payouts to lawyers and funders. 3 documents released in full and 12 documents refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/175 29/11/2021 Application and decision documents relating to the proclamation of the Sabian Mandaean Religious Community. 4 documents released in full, 4 documents released in part and 1 document refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/205 17/11/2021 The incoming minister portfolio brief prepared for the Commonwealth Attorney-General after her appointment on 30 March 2021. 1 document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/177 16/11/2021 All documents relating to Questions on Notice LCC-BE20-126 and LCC-BE20-127, which were directed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 17 documents released in full, 43 documents released in part, 1 document refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/171 11/11/2021 All documents relating to the appointment of Lorraine Finlay as Human Rights Commissioner. 1 document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/170 08/11/2021 Results of a survey of Attorney General's department staff by the department, its HR department or an independent consultant which sought to assess the level of sexual assault, harassment or discrimination of staff and/ or former staff. 2 documents released in full and 5 documents released in part Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/196 03/11/2021 Documents held by the department relating to the processing of FOI requests made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 29 documents released in part and 4 documents refused in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/199 02/11/2021 Documents, reports, statistics or records held by the Commonwealth Parole Office in relation to parole revocation proceedings under s19AW of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth). 1 document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/165 02/11/2021 1. Department of the Attorney-General's submission document to the AWEI scheme in 2021;
2. Data collated by the Department of the Attorney-General for provision to Pride in Diversity and AWEI scheme for the 2021 departmental AWEI submission;
3. Results of AWEI employee survey conducted by Department of the Attorney-General on Department of the Attorney-General employees for the 2021 departmental AWEI submission;
4. Invoices of payments made to ACON and Pride in Diversity in relation to the 2021 departmental AWEI submission.
5 documents released in full, 52 documents released in part and one document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/189 01/11/2021 Documents held by the Commonwealth Parole Office in relation to the determination of parole for offenders who have committed offences under Part 10.6 (Telecommunication Services), Division 474, subdivisions D and F of the Criminal Code 1995 (Cth). (Offenders who committed offences under any of the provisions from s474.22 to s474.23, or s474.25A to s474.27A inclusive.) 1 document released in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/160 01/11/2021 1. Department of the Attorney-General's submission document to the AWEI scheme in 2021;
2. Data collated by the Department of the Attorney-General for provision to Pride in Diversity and AWEI scheme for the 2021 departmental AWEI submission;
3. Results of AWEI employee survey conducted by Department of the Attorney-General on Department of the Attorney-General employees for the 2021 departmental AWEI submission;
4. Invoices of payments made to ACON and Pride in Diversity in relation to the 2021 departmental AWEI submission.
5 documents released in full, 52 documents relased in part and one document exempt in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/155 21/10/2021 Correspondence between the Attorney-General's Department and former prime ministers of Australia (or their legal representatives) regarding the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme (FITS), between 1 October 2020 and 23 August 2021 inclusive. 14 documents in part and 3 documents in full. Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/169 21/10/2021 The ‘incoming minister brief’ provided by the department to the Commonwealth Attorney-General after her appointment on 30 March 2021. 1 document released in part Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/178 20/10/2021 The submissions by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Comcare to the 2013 Review of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. 3 documents released in full Attorney-General’s Department
FOI21/133 05/10/2021 A copy of the 'Attorney General's Department Indexed File Lists - Sorted Numerically 1 January 2012 - 30 June 2012'. That document cites 'record 12/5946'. 1 document released in part. Attorney-General’s Department