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.

127 requests
I apologise for the tardiness of my reply. I had not replied to this as I have been engaged. I’d very much still like the documents. I can’t...
Decisions about publishing on the FOI Disclosure Log
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Evelyn Doyle on .
Partially successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Ms Doyle   Freedom of Information Request FOI19/016   I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FO...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Ms Doyle   Please find attached the documents you requested below for matter FOI18/197.   Yours sincerely   FOI Case O...
Seeking VALID information
Response by Attorney-General's Department to kenneth stagg on .
Partially successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Stagg,   Please find attached a signed decision letter in relation to your request for internal review regarding FOI17/199....
UNCLASSIFIED   Dear Mr Singleton Norton,   FOI request: FA18/09/01316 I refer to your email dated 21 September 2018 in which you requested a...
FOI Delegations
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless Thank you for your request. The Attorney-General's Department has decided to release the requested documents administr...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Victory   I refer to your email below making enquiries regarding a subdomain.   I have provided a response to your queries un...
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...
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...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Gothe-Snape   Please find attached the signed decision letter and document released in respect of your Freedom of Informati...
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...
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...
Thank you Yours sincerely, JPK
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...
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...
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...
Social media policy
Follow up sent to Attorney-General's Department by James Smith on .
Successful.
Thank you for providing the requested information. Yours sincerely, James Smith
The improper use of metadata is to be deplored. #casa has a long history of poor investigations, false statements and abandoned criminal prosecutions....
The 2012 briefing note released after all this is here: https://app.box.com/s/f5d4f113zy14bhqcw183 (pdf) The OAIC handed down a decision on those atta...
FOI14139 Decision
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Ben Fairless. Annotated by Alan Hilvert-Bruce on .
Successful.
Although I'm really late to this party, I noticed a quirk with this request. The agreed scope as between Ben and AG's is: "a copy of the Decision L...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Timmins   Please find attached a decision in relation to your request for documents under the FOI Act, as well as a schedul...

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