Department of the Senate

A Federal authority

The Department of the Senate is one of three parliamentary departments dedicated to providing the Senate, its committees, the President of the Senate and Senators with a broad range of advisory and support services, to enable the fulfilment of the constitutional role of the Senate.

10 requests
Private use of social media advice provided to employees
Response by Department of the Senate to James Smith on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Smith   I refer to your email of 9 August in which you seek documents related to recent instances where an employee has sought information...
FOI Delegations
Response by Department of the Senate to Ben Fairless on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Fairless Section 68A of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 exempts departments and people holding or performing the duties of an office establ...
Deeds in the Possession of Senator Williams
Request sent to Department of the Senate by Phillip Sweeney on .

Long overdue.

I am seeking copies of the following documents as confirmation that Senator John Williams has possession of the following documents: (i) a copy of...
Use of private emails
Request to Department of the Senate by Mary-Ann MARTINEK. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .

Long overdue.

"The Parliament has amended the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to confirm the intention of Parliament that all parliamentary departments are excluded f...
Dear Mr Nolan,   The Department of the Senate is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act, nor is it able to otherwise disclose senators' ema...
A response to my request is overdue. Can you please provide the requested information? Yours faithfully, Ben Fairless
Public interest immunity claims
Follow up sent to Department of the Senate by Peter Timmins on .

Information not held.

Thanks. Peter Yours sincerely, Peter Timmins
Thanks once again for getting back to me with this information. Yours sincerely, Henare Degan
Register of Gifts to the Senate and the Parliament
Request to Department of the Senate by Henare Degan. Annotated by Henare Degan on .

Successful.

I thanked them on my other request: https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/2013_register_of_senate_senior_e#outgoing-980
Requests for Tony Abbott to attend Q&A
Response by Department of the Senate to Luke Mansillo on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Mansillo I refer to your email request of 8 April 2013 in which you request: 1) all correspondents from the ABC to Senators and their Offic...

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