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.

133 requests
OFFICIAL Good morning,   Thank you for contacting Freedom of Information at the Department of Defence.   We have received your email and you w...
FOI Templates
Clarification sent to Department of Defence by Ben Fairless on .

Awaiting response.

I agree to the documents requested being released administratively Yours sincerely, Ben Fairless
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...
2021 LGBTI and IDAHOBIT directive
Response by Department of Defence to Ben Fairless on .

Awaiting response.

OFFICIAL Dear Ben   I refer to your correspondence of 28 May 2021 seeking access, under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to documen...
Costs of Operating Super Hornet
Response by Department of Defence to Brayden Pearce on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Brayden   I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to the following documents:   ‘I am requ...
Cyber attacks
Response by Department of Defence to Michael Parsons on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Good afternoon Mr Parsons   Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) has been transferred from the Departme...
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...
A Person
Response by Department of Defence to Nancy Osmanagic on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Good afternoon,   I refer to your email attached. Unfortunately, in its current form your request is not considered valid under section...
AGSVA vetting decision risk model
Response by Department of Defence to Joseph Semmens on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Mr Semmens   Please find attached the decision and documents relating to Defence FOI 204/20/21.   FOI Disclosure Log In acco...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Reports on Mutiny and Dissent
Response by Department of Defence to Winston Smith on .

Long overdue.

UNCLASSIFIED Good afternoon Mr Smith Please find attached your Preliminary Assessment of Charges for your FOI request FOI 231/15/16. Regards FOI...

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