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.

95 requests
UNCLASSIFIED FOI17/042; 17/2748   3 March 2017   Mr James Smith     By email: [FOI #3151 email]   Dear Mr Smith Freedom of Informatio...
List of entities with access to telecom data
Follow up sent to Attorney-General's Department by Craig Davis on .
Awaiting response.
This is a correction to my previous request; the second paragraph should read: If this can be answered as informal request, please do so. Otherwise,...
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 .
Delayed.
Thank you Mr Wayne Morgan for the extra information to rest my curiosity.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Newton,   I refer to your Freedom of Information request for:   ‘an extract from George Brandis' appointment diary showi...
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...
Thank you Yours sincerely, JPK
Repeal of the Australian Courts Act (1828)
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Wayne Morgan. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Delayed.
For general informatoin see the Wikipedia page on the law of Australia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_Australia ). The Australian Courts Act 9...
Removal of information from data retention FAQ web page
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Jon Lawrence. Annotated by Jon Lawrence on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
An image of the email received is available here: https://www.efa.org.au/main/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/AGD-copyright-FAQ-email-response.png cheers...
OAIC reference: MR16/00524 Agency reference: AGO-FOI 2016/28   Mr Ben Fairless By email: [1][FOI #2353 email]     Dear Mr Fairless  ...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Flynn   Thank you for your e-mail of 17 November 2016 in which you requested the list that identifies all of the applicable...
I am very pleased to hear that the Attorney General's Department stopped asking Mr Molloy for the balance of $140 but I am not sure that this means wha...
For Official Use Only Dear Mr Wiggum, Freedom of Information Request FOI16/179 – Invalidity of request I refer to your request made to the Atto...
Airsoft Policy 210
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Mark Mildenhall on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Mildenhall,   Freedom of Information Request FOI16/135   Please find attached the decision letter for your Fre...
UNCLASSIFIED FOI16/130; 16/9739   25 October 2016 Mr Skeeve Stevens By email: Skeeve Stevens <[FOI #2220 email]>   Dear Mr Stevens Free...
FOI Delegations - 2016
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless   As requested in your email below, please see attached a copy of the current FOI delegations for the Attorney‑G...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Eliza   I am writing in response to your email to the Attorney‑General’s Department yesterday, in which you sought inform...
Weird that the authority didn't just email the document but instead provided a link to the disclosure log. Here's a direct link to the PDF on the dis...
I requested these documents because in this Crikey article https://www.crikey.com.au/2016/11/03/government-diaries-released-sort/ they correctly compla...
Theo Tavoularis
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Jeremy Cooper-Stout on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED FOI16/133; 16/9881   7 October 2016 Mr Jeremy Cooper-Stout By email: [1][FOI #2230 email]   Dear Mr Cooper-Stout Freedom o...
Summaries of Ministers' discretionary powers
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Simon on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Simon   Please find attached the signed decision letter regarding your Freedom of Information request FOI 16/136.   Yours...
So it appears that the ATO did not seek advice from the Attorney-General or AGD in making their decision to refuse requests that come via the Right to...
In light of the Attorney-General's loss in the Federal Court today, I expect and require that you will give this FOI application the most expeditiou...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Gabor Szathmari, Please find attached the decision in regards to your FOI request FOI 16/111. Regards,     FOI...

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