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.

133 requests

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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...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless Freedom of Information Request no. FOI14/139   I refer to your request for internal review of a decision of the...
Hi, Please cancel this request. I no longer require access to the document. Regards, Ben Grubb
Prohibitions in making an application to Tribunal
Request to Attorney-General's Department by knav2013. Annotated by knav2013 on .
Information not held.
Dear Locutus, What I was highlighting there by attaching the link to the Law Reform Comittee document, point 24 in particular was that "the Model Vex...
Dear Annotator, You seem to have worked out my gender now. But then you also seem to have missed working out the founder of RTK before you left an an...
Data retention documents
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ben Grubb on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Grubb Please find attached Documents released in response to FOI13/220. Kind Regards FOI Contact Officer Freedom of...
At this stage, I would like to withdraw this request. Yours sincerely, Ben Fairless
Thank you for your email. This is an automated response to advise you that your email has been received by the Attorney-General's Department's FOI Co...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear 'Megalfar' As noted in the email below, you have failed to respond to this Department's notice of intention to refuse your request b...
Copyright Infringement Roundtable
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Geordie Guy. Annotated by Daniel O'Connor on .
Information not held.
As per the other annotation, answers to Sen. Ludlam in the senate show that there have since been meetings with Telstra - if the documents didn't exist...
Village Roadshow and Copyright Reform
Request to Attorney-General's Department by Geordie Guy. Annotated by Daniel O'Connor on .
Awaiting internal review.
A few things of broad interest: 1) http://scott-ludlam.greensmps.org.au/content/media-releases/estimates-who-advising-george-brandis-copyright-policy...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Molloy,   I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) for access to documents relating to t...
There were some redactions in the material that was provided but for two reasons I have marked this request as having been met in full. The first reaso...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Candelori,   I refer to your FOI Request for documents related to the proposed repeal of section 18C of the Racial Discrimi...
PCI Compliance
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Ben Fairless on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Fairless Please find attached the Departments Statement of Reason regarding your internal review of FOI 14/052. Kind r...

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