Department of Parliamentary Services

A Federal authority

This authority is not subject to FOI law, so is not legally obliged to respond (details).

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.

30 requests
OFFICIAL   Good afternoon Mike   Information Request (DPS2020-002) -  Notice of Decision of Internal Review   I refer to your request of 5...
OFFICIAL Dear Ms Jones Thank you for your email dated 11 June 2021. Please note that pursuant to section 68A of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 (...
OFFICIAL Good morning Karen Thank you for your email dated 19 April 2021. The role of DPS is as the custodian of Parliament House and to support the...
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Internal review request sent to Department of Parliamentary Services by Julian Taylor on .

Awaiting internal review.

Yours sincerely, Julian Taylor
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Tsiopelas Thank you for your email below, dated 18 December 2019. The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) does not have admin...
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Response by Department of Parliamentary Services to Julian Taylor on .

Long overdue.

OFFICIAL Dear Julian The appointment of the Victorian Governor is not the responsibility of the Commonwealth Department of Parliamentary Services. You...
OFFICIAL   Dear Kylie   We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 2 July 2019, requesting access to:   copies of any and all corresponden...
OFFICIAL   Dear Kylie   We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 3 June 2019, requesting access to:   all correspondence, both to and fr...
FOI Delegations
Response by Department of Parliamentary Services to Ben Fairless on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Fairless   We acknowledge receipt of your request for information as outlined below, received via email 14 November 2018.   In accorda...
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 Anonymous   We refer to your request for information received via email on 2 November 2017. On 7 November 2017, you were advised that that th...
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

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