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.

107 requests
Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Lanka
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Elias Ross on .
Awaiting classification.
OFFICIAL In reply please quote: FOI Request:         FA 20/09/00552 File Number:          OBJ2020/29439  Dear Mr Ross, I refer to your reques...
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   Re: Freedom of Information (FOI) Request   Thank you for your e-mail dated 14 September...
The deadline was extended to 7 September so I'm wondering where things stand? Yours faithfully, Peter Timmins
Can you let me know where things stand? Nothing heard from OAIC about your application so I'm thinking an extension was not granted? Deemed refusal...
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...
Non-ASL public service staff
Internal review request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by John Smith on .
Awaiting internal review.
Thank you, I await the outcome. Yours sincerely, John Smith
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 FOI Reference: LEX1066 Dear Mr Wilson Please find attached correspondence in relation to your request under the Freedom of Informat...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Kerrigan Please find attached correspondence regarding your DFAT FOI request. Yours sincerely DFAT FOI Team Freedom of Informa...
China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Chris H on .
Information not held.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Chris H   Please find attached the charges letter in your matter.   Please note that we have issued charges on the basis th...
Australian - Israeli Tax Treaty
Follow up sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Chris H on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
I would like to withdraw this particular request. Yours sincerely, Chris H
DFAT Overseas Conditions of Service
Internal review request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by George Porter 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 Foreign...
The applicant has not told Right to Know the status of this request and I have been asked to update the status. Note 1: Mostly I classify a response...
UNCLASSIFIED   Dear Name Withheld,   Thank you for your below e-mail rescoping your request to:   DFAT's SES Band 3 staff salaries for FY14...
Documents not available for download from your FOI log or reasoning
Internal review request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Posty on .
Awaiting internal review.
Hope you had a nice Easter. I'd like you to review this internally as per the review rights attached. When reviewing, I would like you to consi...
FOI Delegations
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless Thank you for your email dated 14 November 2018 in which you seek access under administrative release to: " Under sect...
UNCLASSIFIED   Dear Mr Guzzardi   I refer to your email of 2 March with the below enquiry:   “Please advise whether MP Julie Bishop has acq...
Impact of Brexit
Request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Abdul Hai on .
Long overdue.
Can you publish any work you have done on the impact of Brexit on Australia? Yours faithfully, Abdul Hai
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr West Thank you for your proposal to narrow the scope of your request to: "I would like to request all communications between (r...
It's not clear whether or not there are earlier versions for this report which haven't provided by DFAT, however I have marked the request as completed...
My personal email is [email address] From there I can send the requested proof of identity. Yours sincerely, Lawrence John Tucker-Gardiner
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Ms Henderson I have been advised by the relevant line areas, including the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby, that your re...

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