Attorney-General's Department

Part of the Attorney-General portfolio and a Federal authority, also called AGD

The Attorney-General's Department was one of the original departments established at Federation in 1901. It serves the Attorney-General's and the Minister for Home Affairs and provides policy advice and services to the Commonwealth in the following main areas: administrative, constitutional, civil, family and international law, international crime cooperation, Indigenous legal justice, law reform, bankruptcy estate administration and regulation, Commonwealth courts and tribunals, legal aid, native title, national and international human rights issues, censorship, criminal law and law enforcement, national security, emergency management, some aspects of customs and border control.

112 requests
800,000+ jobs created since July 2016......Really ?
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Vito Guzzardi. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Awaiting classification.
The claim by this agency that “and that the FOI Act does not require an agency to create new documents containing the information that is sought” is mi...
UNCLASSIFIED FOI17/169; 17/11062   Dear JS   I refer to your application under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) for internal review...
UNCLASSIFIED FOI17/142; 17/8681 Dear Mr Smith Please find attached a decision letter, schedule of documents and documents, and Attachments A, B and C...
2016-17 Most Expensive Trip
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Long overdue.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Gothe-Snape Freedom of Information Request FOI17/137   On 8 August 2017 you requested access to documents, specifically th...
2016-17 Most Expensive Event
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Refused.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Gothe-Snape On 8 August 2017 you requested access to documents, specifically the following:             “Can you please pro...
Article 61 Magna Carta
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ringer on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning,   I am writing in response to your email of 18 October 2017 to the Freedom of Information and Parliamentary Section o...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Smith,   Please find attached a signed letter in respect of your Freedom of Information request.   The department’s FOI...
UNCLASSIFIED   Dear Asher Hirsch Freedom of Information Request FOI17/118 On 4 July 2017 you requested access to documents, specifically the f...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your email dated 25 July 2017. The department has considered your query and can offer the following inform...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Everett Freedom of Information request FOI 17/102 On 10 July 2017  the department provided you with a charges notice in rel...
Contempt of court - Hunt, Tudge, Sukkar
Follow up sent to Attorney-General's Department by Voting Public on .
Long overdue.
Still awaiting a response to my FOI request. Yours faithfully, Voting Public
This is a very strange and interesting request. Mr Fairless writes with a request to the department of the Attorney General (the "AGD"). AGD replies to...
Letter to the Solicitor-General
Request sent to Attorney-General's Department by Phillip Sweeney on .
Long overdue.
The document I seek is a copy of a letter sent to the Commonwealth Solicitor-General sated 27 September 2016 titled: "Re: Evidence for a Royal Commi...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr McDonald,   Please find attached a decision with respect to your Freedom of Information request, received by the department...
On 26 Feb 2017 Applicant made a FOI request to AGD (FOI 17/042), of which decision was issued 30 March 2017. The Applicant sought internal review on 31...
Metadata retention scheme exemption
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Rodney Malone. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Waiting clarification.
Note to the applicant: It might be helpful to consider whether you can introduce any criteria that would reduce the number of discovered documents. Pos...
I have emailed [email address] directly with a revised request with a narrower scope of only detailed information regarding incoming and outgoing Ha...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Gothe-Snape   Please find attached the signed decision letter and document released in respect of your Freedom of Informati...
On Feb 28 2017, you referred an FOI request from me to the Attorney-General's Office. Since then, I have not received any response pursuant to my...
UNCLASSIFIED FOI17/066; 17/4330     7 April 2017 Mr James Smith By email: [FOI #3339 email]   Dear Mr Smith   Freedom of Information Re...
List of entities with access to telecom data
Follow up sent to Attorney-General's Department by Craig Davis on .
Successful.
Thanks for your message, it does indeed answer my query. Best regards, Craig
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Smith Please find attached the document containing the information you requested from the Attorney-General’s department on 16...
Informal request for information
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Wayne Morgan. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Long overdue.
Thank you Mr Wayne Morgan for the extra information to rest my curiosity.
Supplementary Budget Estimates topics
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Partially successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Jackson Gothe-Snape,   Freedom of Information request – FOI16/177   Please find attached the decision in relation to your F...
UNCLASSIFIED Our references: FA 17/01/00801; ADF2017/7150   Dear Mr Smith,   I refer to your FOI request received from the Attorney-General’s...

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