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.

38 requests
OFFICIAL: Sensitive   Our ref: FOI-2024-10052 Dear AJB, Freedom of Information request – Acknowledgment I acknowledge receipt of your corresp...
FOI request - documents
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Robert on .

Awaiting classification.

Our reference: MR23/01358 Agency reference: FOI-2023-10088 Mr Robert RTK By email: [1][FOI #10631 email] Dear Mr Robert RTK, Thank you for you...
The Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and the FOI Act
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to French P on .

Awaiting classification.

Good morning,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your request.   Regards,   Emily   [1][IMG]   Emily Elliott Senior...
Dear AJB, We have uploaded a copy of the Work Practices Manual on the disclosure log. You can find it here: https://www.ombudsman.gov.au/__data/assets...
OFFICIAL Please see attached:   o Binder1_Part2   Warm regards,   Sophia Legal Officer Defence, Investigations, ACT & Legal Branch...
FOI requests the subject of applications for IC review
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Stephen on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Georgia MR23/00477 Please proceed with the IC review application for the reasons outlined. 1. THE BACKGROUND On 20 March 2023, I made submitte...
Recruitment of contractor staff for the FOI team
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Cynthia T on .

Partially successful.

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...
IC review reasons: https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/application_for_ic_review_foi_20#outgoing-20857
Freedom of Information Logs - FOI Request
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Watson Norwood on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL: Sensitive     From: Information Access <[email address]> Sent: Tuesday, 23 May 2023 7:15 AM To: [FOI #10254 email]; Information Acces...
Access to operational or administrative documents
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to D on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear D Thank you for your email. I confirm that the OAIC has received the information sought from the Commonwealth Ombudsman. At this stage, the ma...
OFFICIAL   Dear Stephen   I attach correspondence in relation to your complaint:    1. Decision letter dated 22 March 2023.  2. Document t...
OFFICIAL   Dear D   Please see attached:    1. Our Office’s decision letter dated 31 October 2022   Please let me know if you have any...
The Commonwealth Ombudsman is corrupt?
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to Tong Maguire on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Tong Maguire   Please find attached the decision and documents in relation to your FOI request.   Kind regards   Steve...
I would like to withdraw my FOI request. I have located the document that I requested on the Commonwealth Ombudsman's website at https://www.ombu...
Contract and tender notices
Response by Commonwealth Ombudsman to D on .

Long overdue.

Our reference: MR22/00818   By email: [FOI #8455 email] Receipt of your IC review application   Thank you for your application for Information...
OFFICIAL Dear Cynthia, I refer to my email below providing my decision on your Freedom of Information request dated 29 January 2022. Unfortunately, m...
Bravo, I couldn't agree more.
OFFICIAL   Dear J Roskim   I attach the following things in response to your Freedom of Information request of 10 January 2022:   o My dec...
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:   ·      ...
Dear Ms Warren   Please see the letter about your FOI request attached.   Yours sincerely   Authorised FOI Officer FOI Team Employment...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Sweeney,   Please find attached my decision on your FOI request made to our Office of 16 July 2020.   Regards,     Ke...
Our ref: 2019-307792   Dear Basilios Tsiopelas   I refer to your email correspondence dated 18 December 2019.   The Ombudsman’s Office hand...

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