Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Part of the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio and a Federal authority, also called DFAT

External Affairs, including: relations and communications with overseas governments; treaties, including trade agreements; bilateral, regional and multilateral trade policy; international trade and commodity negotiations; trade promotion; international development co-operation; diplomatic and consular missions; international security issues, including disarmament, arms control and nuclear non-proliferation; public diplomacy, including information and cultural programs; international expositions; provision of secure travel identification to Australian citizens ; provision of consular services to Australian citizens abroad; overseas property management, including acquisition, ownership and disposal of real property.

120 requests
OFFICIAL FOI Reference: LEX3981 Dear Mr Ross Re: Freedom of Information (FOI) Request Thank you for your e-mail dated 13 July 2021 in which you se...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Ross, Thank you for your email. The department regrets the delay in the processing of your request, and acknowledges our ongoing o...
OFFICIAL   Dear Melissa   Thank you for your request to the department.    The department’s financial statements can be found its [1]Annual...
Cables
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Elias Ross on .

Long overdue.

Our reference: RQ21/00515 Agency reference: LEX2731   Mr Elias Ross   Sent by email: [1][FOI #6782 email]        Dear Mr Ross   Tha...
Thank you for your mail. I will submit another request. However, it will be exactly the same request so I do not understand why this request cannot...
New R Series Passports Release Date - June 2021
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Lachlan on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Lachlan Thank you for your enquiry dated 16 June 2021 to the Freedom of Information section in DFAT, which has been forwarded to the Aus...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Ross   FOI request FA 20/09/00552   I refer to your FOI request received on 3 September 2020, seeking access to the followi...
Two weeks ago I asked for clarification regarding status of LEX 3065. Please respond. Thanks. Peter Timmins
Christopher Wilson I'd be interested if you took this any further?
It's now three months since I applied for internal review of the deemed refusal, having pointed out that I had not consented to 'administrative acces...
New 'R' series of passports
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Simon Thomas on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Mr Thomas Thank you for your email requesting information on the new 'R' series passports. Your enquiry has been forwarded to this sect...
Airline consultation over help for aviation sector
Clarification sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Lucas Baird on .

Information not held.

Thanks Joel, Happy to withdraw - had sent it to both departments as both the Transport and Tourism Ministers have been very prominent in spruiking ai...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Timmins   Please see attached the decision in respect of your FOI request.   Kind regards   DFAT FOI Team Freedom of I...
Non-ongoing or Higher Duties staff
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to JanaeBrown on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL FOI Reference: LEX2632   Dear Ms Brown,   Please see attached the outcome of your FOI request, and documents released pursuant to y...
Email involving Quatari Airways and newborn baby
Follow up sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Ben Fairless on .

Withdrawn by the requester.

Please consider this request withdrawn. Yours sincerely, Ben Fairless
This matter was in the hands of the OAIC before this decision was made-seeking internal review of the deemed refusal and in connection with a broader c...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Rikas Thank you for your email. Our preliminary inquiries indicate that the department did not publish a Country Information Report...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Jiwa Thank you for your email. I am sorry you have had problems opening the PDF that I sent. I have checked it at my end and do not...
Our reference: RQ20/03331 Agency reference: LEX2400 Mr John Smith By email: [1][FOI #6469 email] Extension of time under s 54D Dear Mr Smith...
New R Series Passports Release Date
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to MT on .

Successful.

OFFICIAL Good afternoon Mohsen   Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding the release of the R series passports.   Progress to deliver th...
Trans Tasman Bubble Framework
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Henry on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Henry Please see the attached letter in respect of your application for a waiver of charges. Kind regards Danielle DFAT FOI Team Fr...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Terry Schinagl The Department refers to your email of 22 October 2019. You have contacted the Freedom of Information Section of t...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Ms Smith Thank you for your email. For your information, the FOI Act is predicated on a request for documents that have been creat...
UNCLASSIFIED   Dear Chris H   We refer to your email of 17 December 2019 (included below), seeking access to the following under the Freedom o...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Kerrigan Please find attached correspondence regarding your DFAT FOI request. Yours sincerely DFAT FOI Team Freedom of Informa...

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