Department of Defence

Part of the Defence portfolio and a Federal authority, also called Defence

The Defence mission is to defend Australia and its national interests. It is accountable to the Commonwealth Parliament, on behalf of the Australian people, for the efficiency and effectiveness with which it carries out the Government's defence policy.

59 requests
Privacy training in the Defence Department
Response by Department of Defence to Verity Pane on .
Awaiting response.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Thank you for your email. Your email has been forwarded for consideration/action. Kind regards FOI Operations [email ad...
Privacy Complaint Statistics
Follow up sent to Department of Defence by Verity Pane on .
Partially successful.
Thank you for your response (although I am unsure why a copy of the Unacceptable Behaviour Defence Instruction was included, given it has no relevan...
It would be worth reminding this agency that where charges sought are typically less $100, the Information Commissioner has generally been of the view...
When making an FOI application, just note that, with the exception of s 17, you really need to request records/documents rather than information (which...
Airsoft in the defence force
Request to Department of Defence by Mark Mildenhall. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Waiting clarification.
This appears to be notification of intention to make a practical refusal decision, on the grounds the work involved in processing the request would sub...
Airsoft in the defence force
Request to Department of Defence by Mark Mildenhall. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Waiting clarification.
Given the vast bulk of the preliminary estimate of charges is for "assessing" the documents sought (the agency only estimates 2 hours to conduct the se...
The agency's claim "Your request is not considered to be a valid request under the FOI Act as you have sought access to publicly available information"...
Statistics on the whole of ADF IR status and medical restrictions
Request to Department of Defence by John Alexander. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Waiting clarification.
There may be some merit to a claim of "security risk" in providing 10 years of historical Individual Readiness statistics, but it does seem a bit of a...
Nepotism and patronage in Defence
Request to Department of Defence by Sarah Van Winkle. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Long overdue.
Defence's response here has initiated what is know as a request consultation process. Under s 24 an agency may require an applicant to engage in a requ...
2016/17 Additional Estimates Topics
Response by Department of Defence to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Gothe-Snape,   Please find attached the Statement of Reasons relating to FOI 279/16/17.  I decided not to impose an...
Approved faith groups for chaplains
Follow up sent to Department of Defence by Anonymous User on .
Successful.
Thank you so much for providing me the information. Yours sincerely, Anonymous User
Maps Showing the Location of Bunkers under Newcastle NSW
Response by Department of Defence to Jonathan B on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Jonathan Unfortunately our office is unable to assist you with your request. The documents you seek are in the open acces...
UNCLASSIFIED Thanks James. Melanie Dr Melanie Beacroft Case Manager, Freedom of Information Information Management and Access Governance and Refor...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Thank you for your email seeking access to documents for the "Budget and Schedule for Garrison and Estate Management Sys...
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning Mr Smith I refer to your email dated 16 February 2017 where you sought information regarding Defence's Enterprise Agreement...
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning Mr Monceaux Thank you for your email. Unfortunately our office is unable to assist you with your request as the document yo...
Supplementary Budget Estimates topics
Response by Department of Defence to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Gothe-Snape,   Please find attached the Statement of Reasons relating to FOI 142/16/17.  A copy of the document in...
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning Dan,   My apologies, the schedule was left off the email that was sent to you yesterday.   Please find it attached.  ...
FOI Delegations - 2016
Response by Department of Defence to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning Ben, Further to the e-mails below, the Defence FOI delegations are available on the Defence internet at the following URL...
UNCLASSIFIED Good morning 1.                   The purpose of this email is to provide you with the decision on your request. 2.                ...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr McCarthy,   Please find attached a decision notice in respect to your request for waiver of the charges.   Kind r...
All-staff emails
Response by Department of Defence to Keith Wolverton on .
Waiting clarification.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Wolverton Thank you for your response and the additional clarification. Unfortunately, the scope of your request is s...
Social media policy
Follow up sent to Department of Defence by James Smith on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Hanna Thank you for providing the requested information. Yours sincerely, James Smith
I think that officer Stinson did not do her duty. Section 15(3) of the Act says "(3) Where a person: (a) wishes to make a request to an agency; or (b)...
Sexualt assault in the armed forces
Response by Department of Defence to sarah facer on .
Refused.
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Ms Facer,   I write in regards to the two FOI inquiries you submitted via the Right to Know website.  Upon review of...

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