Department of Parliamentary Services

A Federal authority

The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) supports the parliamentary process by providing a multitude of services to the Senators and Members, their staff, parliamentary committees and the parliamentary departments. Quality library collections, information services, analysis, advice and services are provided by its information and research staff. The Department is the central communications agency for the Parliament, providing transcription, information technology, and communications and broadcasting services in Parliament House. The Department produces print and electronic transcripts and radio and television coverage of proceedings of both chambers and parliamentary committees, and installs and maintains the Parliament's networked computer and telecommunications services. Many other common services are provided to the Australian Parliament and Public, chiefly in respect of: engineering; building and maintenance; security; public access and guides; retail (Parliament Shop, bank, hairdresser, coffee shop and post office); cleaning; waste disposal; goods distribution and dispatch; recreation; emergency first aid; catering; and landscaping.

21 requests
Dear Anonymous   We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 10 November 2017, which clarifies the scope of your initial email dated 2 November 201...
Dear James   I refer to your request sent to the DPS Information Request inbox on 8 August 2017 for documents related to the ten most recent insta...
Dear Benjamin   The Register of Members’ Interests belongs to the House (as opposed to the Department of the House of Representatives) and is not...
Dear John   We acknowledge receipt of your request for information as outlined below, received via email on 15 June 2017.   We advise that you...
Senate Question #90 Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce
Internal review request sent to Department of Parliamentary Services by Adam Presnell 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 Parliam...
Dear Jackson I refer to your request for information, seeking access to the topics list for briefs created in preparation for hearings of Senate 2016...
Parlview Enhancements
Response by Department of Parliamentary Services to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
Dear Ben Thank you for your comment which has been passed to the relevant business area, being the Information Services Division of DPS. Regards DPS...
Summaries of Ministers' discretionary powers
Follow up sent to Department of Parliamentary Services by Simon on .
Information not held.
Thank you for the response yesterday and today's clarification. Yours sincerely, Simon
Dear Mr Gartrell Thank you for your email of 15 March 2016 seeking a copy of a study in relation to the official portrait of the former Speaker, Mr Pe...
Dear Pinar Thank you for your email. We advise that DPS does not have the information that you are seeking and is unable to assist with this request....
Dear Ben We apologise for the delay in responding to your request for information. DPS manages and provides access to the Parliamentary Computer Ne...
Hansard's corrections policy
Request to Department of Parliamentary Services by Henare Degan. Annotated by Henare Degan on .
Successful.
A relevant news item: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/barnaby-joyce-has-hansard-changed-back-after-being-caught-out-over-correcti...
ParlView Design Documentation
Follow up sent to Department of Parliamentary Services by Henare Degan on .
Refused.
Thank you for providing a response to my request. Yours sincerely, Henare Degan
Dear Andy Further to previous email correspondence in this matter please find below information in response to your request. Out Netblocks are • IPV...
Dear Ben Further to previous email correspondence in this matter please find below information in response to your request. Out Netblocks are • IPV4...
Thanks Karen, I really appreciate you taking the time to get me these reports. Yours sincerely, Henare Degan
Content of Parliament House tours
Response by Department of Parliamentary Services to Mark Page on .
Waiting clarification.
Dear Mr Page   I manage the Visitor Services section of the Department of Parliamentary Services.  I have received a request from you seeking info...
Ms Kingston   I am writing to you regarding your request under the FOI Act for a list of present Federal Press Gallery members and who they work f...
Dear Mr Van Gorp Please find attached a letter of response to your recent request for information under the Freedom of Information Act. Regards Gary...
Thanks so much for your attention to this FOI request, which will inform my academic research. I understand why email could not be further differ...
Report on e-parliament Conference Rome
Follow up sent to Department of Parliamentary Services by Peter Timmins on .
Successful.
Dear DPS Thank you for providing a copy of the report on 12 December. Yours sincerely, Peter Timmins

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