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.

124 requests

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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...
Dear Ms Gibbs,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   Kind regards   Freedom of Infor...
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
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Slattery,   I refer to your email of yesterday, 30 March 2016, seeking information about an unidentified defendant's name,...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Ms Dwyer Thank you for your e-mail of 23 February 2016 (below). Unfortunately, we are unable to help with your inquiry as the Common...
For Official Use Only Dear Mr Smith,   Freedom of Information Request FOI 16/008   Please find attached a copy of the decision in your FOI re...
The improper use of metadata is to be deplored. #casa has a long history of poor investigations, false statements and abandoned criminal prosecutions....
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Skinner,   Please find attached a statement of reasons in relation to your FOI request (FOI16/005).   Regards Jo  ...
Commissioner Heydon Invoices
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Phillip Sweeney on .
Refused.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Sweeney, Freedom of Information Request FOI15/176 I refer to my below email advising of the estimated charges for your FOI...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr/Ms Greasley   Please find attached a statement of reasons in relation to your FOI request (FOI15/116).   Rega...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Palmer, I refer to your below FOI request (FOI15/031). On 8 April 2015, the Department notified you of the estimated c...
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...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Sweeney,   I refer to your FOI request of 21 December 2014 for:   The document I seek includes on the front page the wor...
UNCLASSIFIED 14/14651   14 November 2014   Scott By email only: [1][FOI #796 email] Dear Scott Freedom of Information Request no. 14/23...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Guy   Freedom of Information request – FOI14/195   Please find attached a statement of reasons in relation to your FOI...
FOI Policies in relation to Disabled Applicants
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ben Fairless on .
Partially successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless   I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982. Please find attached the Depart...
This request is referenced in http://www.zdnet.com/au/attorney-generals-department-censors-public-view-on-piracy-7000035125/
Appeals from a Supreme Court to the High Court
Request to Attorney-General's Department by knav2013. Annotated by knav2013 on .
Information not held.
The internal review does provide some impressive evidence about the plight of Self Represented Litigants'. The decision maker actually goes over and ab...
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning Mr Mezzetti   Freedom of Information Request no. FOI14/180   I refer to your request for access to documents relati...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Dunbar,   Please find attached a letter from Mr Paul O’Sullivan, Chief of Staff to the Attorney-General.   Regards, O...

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