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.

162 requests
Minister for Defence - Special Purpose Aircraft Travel
Internal review request sent to Department of Defence by Andorra Loom 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 Department of Defence...
Minister for Defence - Office Arrangements
Response by Department of Defence to Andorra Loom on .

Delayed.

Good morning Andorra   I refer to Defence FOI request 288/22/23.   Your request covers documents which contain business information of a third...
Question Time Briefs
Response by Department of Defence to BE on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear BE,   Please find attached the Decision and documents relating to Defence FOI 197/22/23.   Under section 54 of the FOI Act, yo...
Vip flights
Response by Department of Defence to alan cole on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Mr Cole Thank you for your email dated 27 October 2022 (below), asking for an internal review of the decision you received under the FOI...
Incoming Government Briefs
Response by Department of Defence to JH on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear JH   I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 for access to:   …the incoming government briefs provid...
Request to Annotate
Response by Department of Defence to Mary-Ann MARTINEK on .

Refused.

OFFICIAL Good afternoon,   Thank you for contacting Freedom of Information at the Department of Defence. Defence cannot conduct an internal re...
Good morning,   Thank you for your FOI inquiry.   Noting the timeframe for the collision referred to in your request, I would advise that any...
OFFICIAL Good afternoon,   Thank you for your FOI inquiry.   Please note, The records you have requested are subject to the Archives Act 198...
List of menu items for each type (e.g. A, B, C....) of combat ration one man.
Internal review request sent to Department of Defence by Bick Rurr on .

Awaiting internal review.

Thanks for your reply. A quick Google search was able to reveal various detailed breakdowns of the contents at various stages... https://www.joint...
RMC SSO training programs 2022
Response by Department of Defence to Anna Lee on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Good morning Anna With reference to your email below, you will be able to find information regarding Specialist Service Officer courses https...
Navy Training
Response by Department of Defence to Roger on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Good morning Roger,   Thank you for your FOI inquiry, dated Thursday 25^th November 2021, relating to documents relation to the Navy Sc...
OFFICIAL Dear Mary-Ann,   Please find attached the Decision and documents relating to Defence FOI 174/21/22.    Rights of Review   Under...
FOI;request Adf recruit stats
Response by Department of Defence to Kenneth on .

Waiting clarification.

OFFICIAL Dear Kenneth,   Thank you for your email in which you requested access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to the follo...
Decision relating to Defence FOI 434/20/21
Response by Department of Defence to Mary-Ann MARTINEK on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Ms Martinek, Thank you for your email below in which you requested an internal review of FOI 434/20/21. The Department of Defence has a...
OFFICIAL Good morning Trent, The potential refusal is due to the scope of your request being substantial. I have listed below your scope, and provid...
COVID-19 Vaccine Injections on HMAS Sydney
Response by Department of Defence to Phillip Sweeney on .

Long overdue.

OFFICIAL Good morning Phillip   I would like to inquire as to whether you would consider the documents you requested on 12 March 2021 relating t...
Stats of Gender and age of recent recruits
Response by Department of Defence to Julie Anderson on .

Awaiting classification.

UNOFFICIAL Dear Ms Anderson   Please find attached the decision and document relating to Defence FOI 113/20/21.   FOI Disclosure Log In ac...
Victorian Hotel Quarantine Defence Assistance
Response by Department of Defence to John Smith on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Good afternoon Mr Smith, The documents in scope related to your below FOI request are now in the public domain. They were voluntarily provide...
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr McCarthy   Thank you for your FOI inquiry, dated 16 March 2020, in which you sought access to:   “documents f...
This is a Freedom of Information request to The Department of Defence. This request is for The Department of Defence to provide sound explanation...
Briefings - civilian casualties in 2017
Response by Department of Defence to Freedom Fighter of Information on .

Waiting clarification.

UNCLASSIFIED Dear Freedom Fighter of Information,   Please find attached the preliminary assessment of charges for your request FOI 323 18/19....
UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr McCormick   Thank you for submitting a request for access to information you believe to be held by the Department...
Code of Conduct Complaint Statistics
Response by Department of Defence to Verity Pane on .

Long overdue.

Link: [1]File-List UNCLASSIFIED Dear Verity Pane,   I have just realised that your name was misspelt in my decision on the release of document...
I can’t say thank for your decision, the reasons for which given were ridiculously opaque. “Upon internal review, I sought a sample of the documen...
It would be worth reminding this agency that where charges sought are typically less $100, the Information Commissioner has generally been of the view...

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