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.

146 requests
Passports
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to tyler on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX 7112   Dear Tyler,   Thank you for your email dated 18 January 2023 seeking access to documents under the Free...
I agree to a 14 day extension, noting that the reason for your requested extension was the shut down. A 14 day extension is longer than the period...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Pentland   Thank you for your email dated 11 January 2023 seeking access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act...
Dear Sir   I refer to your email received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) on 18 November 2022.   We understand you are m...
OFFICIAL   FOI Reference: LEX4321   Dear Mr Baird   Please find attached correspondence relating to your FOI request.     Regards D...
Australia new ePassport Series "R"
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Hon Fai Chau on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Fai   Thank you for your inquiry.   We are rolling out the R Series in stages from September 2022.   Please see further...
Incoming Government Briefs
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to JH on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX5983   Dear JH   Please find attached correspondence relating to your request for access to documents.   Ki...
DFAT communications
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to A. Anwar on .

Partially successful.

OFFICIAL   FOI ref: LEX6026   Dear Mr Anwar   Please find attached correspondence regarding the outcome of your FOI internal review reques...
Australian Passport
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Chris H on .

Long overdue.

OFFICIAL   FOI Reference: LEX5184   Dear Chris   Please find attached correspondence regarding your FOI request – LEX5184.                ...
R Series Passport
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Jay on .

Partially successful.

Thank you for contacting the Australian Passport Office (APO), we have received your email and will respond as soon as we are able.  Thank you for yo...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Smith,   Please find attached correspondence related to the outcome of your FOI request.   Kind regards, DFAT FOI tea...
Dear Applicant and FOI Contact Officer, My apologies, please note the decision attached in the prior email is in relation to the Department of Forei...
FOI Reference: LEX 5441   Dear Mr Swain   Please find attached correspondence advising of the outcome of your request for internal review.  ...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Ross,   Please find attached correspondence relating to your request for internal review of LEX2698.   The Department a...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Ross   Please find attached statement of reasons in relation to the FOI request, reference LEX3981.   We note that this...
Country report 2012 Sri Lanka
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Jian Ooi on .

Information not held.

OFFICIAL   FOI ref: LEX5414   Dear Jian Ooi   Please find attached correspondence with the outcome of your FOI request.   Kind regards...
OFFICIAL Dear Mr Timmins Please find attached a decision in relation to your request for internal review, reference LEX3385. The department would lik...
OFFICIAL   FOI ref: LEX5416   Dear R Mather   Thank you for your email to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) dated 26 Apri...
Timeline for child passport processing
Request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by VAS on .

Long overdue.

I applied for a child passport on 11th Feb 2022. As of today, 20th April 2022 l haven't heard anything. I ring your office almost every day. It is th...
OFFICIAL   Dear Lachlan,   Please find attached a decision in relation to your FOI request, reference LEX5085.   The department would like...
Our reference: RQ22/01008 Agency reference: LEX5096 Mr Francis Unmeopa Sent by email: [FOI #8492 email] Extension of time under s 15AC Dear M...
OFFICIAL   OFFICIAL   Dear Applicant,   Please find attached correspondence relating to your request for access to documents under the Fre...
OFFICIAL   Dear Lachlan,   Thank you for your email, received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 12 December 2021.   You ma...
OFFICIAL   Dear Toufic,   Thank you for your email, received by the department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 16 January 2022.   You made...
OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX4553   Dear Mr Smith   On 12 November 2021, you were notified that the department intended to refuse your FOI r...

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