Department of Social Services

Part of the Social Services portfolio and a Federal authority

The Department’s name has changed from the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to the Department of Social Services.

29 requests
Dear Ms Abramovic   I refer to the Department of Social Services’ email to you of 3 March 2017 regarding FOI Request No. 16/17-111.   Please n...
Thank you for providing the requested information. I confirm withdrawal of this FOI request. Yours sincerely, James Smith
Thank you. Yours sincerely, Simon
Disability Benefits
Response by Department of Social Services to Robert Bauer on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Bauer Under section 11(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), every person has a legally enforceable right to obtain access t...
Dear Mr Tarte   Please see attached a decision in respect of your FOI Request No. 16/17-104.   Kind regards       FOI Team Governanc...
Many thanks for the useful information in your email reply of 13 January 2017. Yours sincerely, Mark R. Diamond
Dear Mr Gothe-Snape,   Please find attached one (1) document which comes within scope of your request as follows:   “Can you please provide th...
Cashless welfare reports
Response by Department of Social Services to Jackson Gothe-Snape on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Gothe-Snape Please see attached a decision letter and document released in response to your FOI request No. 16/17-039. Kind regards FOI Te...
Side elevation plan of 45 Hall St;Moonee Ponds
Response by Department of Social Services to Alan Burke on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Burke I refer to your request for ..."a side elevation plan 4 the block of units@45 Hall St Moonee Ponds." LANDATA is the online service for...
FOI Delegations - 2016
Response by Department of Social Services to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Fairless,   I refer to your request received by the Department of Social Services (the Department) on 2 November 2016. I note that you hav...
Dear Mr Baldwin   Please find enclosed a decision letter in response to your recent FOI Request No. FOI 16/17-011.   Kind regards      ...
DisabilityCare Australia Fund Allocations for 2016-2017
Follow up sent to Department of Social Services by Brian O'Hart on .
Partially successful.
Locutus Sum, sincere thanks for your intervention and clarifying the law, much appreciated. Obviously my request had deficiencies and not within the...
Dear Mr O’Hart,   Thank you for your emails dated 31 March 2016 and 10 April 2016. The Department provides the following response to the questions...
Social media policy
Follow up sent to Department of Social Services by James Smith on .
Successful.
Thank you for confirming the non-existence of documents in my revised request. As requested, I withdraw this FOI request. Yours sincerely, James...
Dear Mr Fairless,   Please see attached correspondence from the Department of Social Services regarding your request received on 25 January 2016....
Deaths of children due to neglect/abuse
Response by Department of Social Services to Monique on .
Information not held.
Dear Ms Dalby,   Please see attached the Department of Social Services’ decision on access in relation to your request received on 26 February 201...
Deaths of children due to neglect/abuse
Response by Department of Social Services to Monique on .
Information not held.
Dear Ms Dalby,   Please see attached the Department of Social Services’ decision on access in relation to your request received on 26 February 201...
Deaths of children due to neglect/abuse
Response by Department of Social Services to Monique on .
Information not held.
Dear Ms Dalby,   Please see attached the Department of Social Services’ decision on access in relation to your request received on 26 February 201...
Gender Pay Gap Inequality
Response by Department of Social Services to Rachel Adler on .
Successful.
Dear Ms Adler,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information Request No. 15/16-110 to the Department of Social...
Dear Mr Kelly   Please find attached correspondence from the Department of Social Services in relation to your request under the Commonwealth Free...
Deaths in social housing
Request to Department of Social Services by ray gibbons. Annotated by Neale Gentner on .
Refused.
I had reasonable success with FOI/RTI requests by: 1. Telephoning the relevant "right to information" office. 2. Discussing at length what information...
Dear Dr Lloyd   Please find attached correspondence from the Department of Social Services in relation to your request under the Commonwealth Free...
Records
Request to Department of Social Services by John smithy. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Waiting clarification.
It is a surprise to me that the Department did not refuse the request on the ground of invalidity. The single sentence in the applicant's email is not...
Quantitative study on Government childcare package
Response by Department of Social Services to Sara Rahman on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Rahman   Thank you for your email below.   As you have noted, deliberative matter does not include purely factual material for the pur...
  Good afternoon Ms Yilmaz   Please find attached the decision regarding FOI request 14/15-087.   Also attached are the document schedule and...

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