Commonwealth Ombudsman

Part of the Prime Minister portfolio and a Federal authority, also called CO

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The Commonwealth Ombudsman safeguards the community in its dealings with Australian Government agencies. The Ombudsman’s office handles complaints, conducts investigations, performs audits and inspections, encourages good administration, and carries out specialist oversight tasks. The Commonwealth Ombudsman is also the Defence Force, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Taxation, Postal Industry, ACT, Overseas Students Ombudsman and Norfolk Island Ombudsman.

41 requests
OFFICIAL   Ombudsman reference: FOI-2022-10049   Dear Velan,   I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 28 April 2022 (text included belo...
Thank you for providing the requested documents. Yours sincerely, Helen
SES Broadbanding
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Helen on .

Long overdue.

OFFICIAL   Dear Helen,   I refer to your request dated 2 April 2022 for an internal review of FOI Decision 2022-10031 of 28 March 2022.  ...
Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I request an internal review of your decision in respect of item 1...
Thank you Mr Parkhurst for confirming that you have not been able to find any document that sets out how it is that a single role (in this instance...
Work practices manual
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Stork on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Stork   I attach the following things in response to your Freedom of Information request of 4 April 2022:   o My decision...
Documents pertaining to procurements CN3761420 and CN3831540
Internal review request sent to Commonwealth Ombudsman by D on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Commonwealth Ombudsma...
OFFICIAL Dear Cynthia, I refer to my email below providing my decision on your Freedom of Information request dated 29 January 2022. Unfortunately, m...
Dodging a dodgy veto
Follow up sent to Commonwealth Ombudsman by Ray B1 on .

Refused.

I acknowledge your refusal decision under s 24A of the FOI Act. Thank you for confirming that the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman does not h...
Classification of vacancies
Internal review request sent to Commonwealth Ombudsman by Ray B1 on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Commonwealth Ombudsma...
Bravo, I couldn't agree more.
Contract and tender notices
Internal review request sent to Commonwealth Ombudsman by D on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Commonwealth Ombudsma...
I have applied for IC review on the ground of a deemed refusal decision made personally by the Commonwealth Ombudsman. The IC review reference is MR...
OFFICIAL   Dear Anonymous   I attach correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request of 13 March 2022.   Yours sincerely...
Access to operational or administrative documents
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to D on .

Long overdue.

Our reference: MR22/00465   By email: [FOI #8323 email] Receipt of your IC review application   Thank you for your application for Information...
Recruitment of contractor staff for the FOI team
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Cynthia T on .

Awaiting classification.

Ombudsman reference: FOI-2022-10012 Dear Cynthia I refer to my decision on your Freedom of Information request dated 18 March 2022. The third party...
OFFICIAL Dear Applicant   A decision notice is attached.   Regards   FOI OFFICER Legal Services   Australian Public Service Commiss...
OFFICIAL   Dear J Roskim   I attach the following things in response to your Freedom of Information request of 10 January 2022:   o My dec...
OFFICIAL Dear Applicant   A decision notice is attached.   Regards   FOI OFFICER Legal Services   Australian Public Service Commiss...
Thank you. Yours sincerely, Alex
Allocation of PID to oversight agency (2020 - 2021 financial year)
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Marek on .

Withdrawn by the requester.

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Corruption at the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to APS on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Anonymous   I attach the following things in response to your Freedom of Information request of 22 November 2021:   o My d...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Trav S   I attach correspondence in response to your Freedom of Information request of 8 August 2021.   Yours sincerely...
Michael Manthorpe's emails
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to S Rivken on .

Refused.

Dear anonymous   I refer to your message of 23 April 2021 in which you have made unsubstantiated allegations about Ombudsman officers’ involvement...
Non-ongoing or Higher Duties staff
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to JanaeBrown on .

Successful.

OFFICIAL Dear Ms Brown   I attach the following things in response to your Freedom of Information request dated 14 September 2020:   ·      ...

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