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.

173 requests
OFFICIAL FOI Request: LEX 9615 Dear the FOI People On 15 December 2023 the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the department) commenced the re...
OFFICIAL FOI Request: LEX 9614 Dear the FOI People On 15 December 2023 the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the department) commenced the re...
Diplomatic Relations
Request sent to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by John Smith on .

Awaiting response.

I am writing to request information on the dates when each country established diplomatic relations with Australia. Yours faithfully, John Smith...
OFFICIAL FOI Reference: LEX 10714 Dear Mr Pentland Thank you for your recent FOI request made to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the dep...
Politically motivated corruption at DFAT
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Lynne on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Lynne   The documents you have requested from Paul Farrell and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Freedom of information...
OFFICIAL FOI Request: LEX 10555 Dear Aarzoo Thank you for your email received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the department) on 6 Ap...
OFFICIAL Dear Pep Jan, RE: LEX 10263 Please find attached correspondence relating to the outcome of your FOI request, along with the document you hav...
OFFICIAL Dear CR Thank you for your email. Please be advised that no decision letter was provided to the applicant for LEX 9373, as they withdrew the...
Australia Day
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Oliver Smith on .

Partially successful.

OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX 9736   Dear Mr Smith   Please find attached a letter notifying you of the department’s decision on your FOI re...
Gaza hospital explosion
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to CR on .

Refused.

OFFICIAL   Internal Review Reference: LEX 9873 Original Decision Reference: LEX 9321   Dear CR   Please find attached a letter advising t...
Legal advice on Gaza
Request to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Moe. Annotated by CR on .

Awaiting classification.

Oh yes. You are correct, an internal review is not possible.
Liability for war crimes
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to A Citizen on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear A Citizen   Please find attached a letter advising the outcome of your FOI request.   Kind regards DFAT FOI Team _____________________...
Dear Alex   Please find attached the outcome for your FOI request, as well as the documents you have been granted access to.   Kind regards...
Australia Day
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to MBV on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX 9739    Dear MBV   Please find attached a letter notifying you of the department’s decision on your FOI reques...
Gaza Hospital Bombing Assessment
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Foifoi Mcgee on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Foifoi Mcgee   Please find attached correspondence relating to your FOI request.    Kind regards   DFAT FOI Team ____...
Documents related to de-escalation in the war in Gaza
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Moe on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Moe   Please find attached correspondence relating to your FOI request.    Kind regards   DFAT FOI Team _____________...
Collective punishment of people in Gaza
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Foifoi Mcgee on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Foifoi Mcgee   Please find attached correspondence relating to your FOI request.    Kind regards   DFAT FOI Team ___________________...
R-series Passports Issuance
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Toufic Zaatar on .

Withdrawn by the requester.

OFFICIAL   Dear Toufic,   Thank you for your email, received by the department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 16 January 2022.   You made...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr McKenzie   I refer to your below email received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 12 September 2023 request...
OFFICIAL   FOI Request: LEX 8551   Dear Mr Pentland   Please find attached a letter advising the outcome of your FOI request, together wit...
Our reference: RQ23/00345 Agency reference: LEX 6985   BE By email: [FOI #9704 email] Cc: [DFAT request email]   Extension of time under...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Scott   Please find attached a decision and documents in response to your FOI request LEX7875.   Kind regards   DFA...
OFFICIAL   Dear MBV   Please find attached a letter advising the outcome of your FOI request and a copy of the documents to which you have bee...
Dear Mr Negruk   Please find attached a letter advising the outcome of your FOI request.   Kind regards   DFAT FOI Team _________________...
OFFICIAL   FOI Reference: LEX 7926   Dear Mr Norwood   Thank you for your email dated 6 May 2023 seeking access to documents under the Fre...

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