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.

92 requests
FOI Delegations
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Ben Fairless on .
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 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...
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Sweeney, Thank you for your email dated 16 February 2017, requesting documents that would disclose the cost of sending Yassmin A...
FOI Delegations - 2016
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Ben Fairless on .
UNCLASSIFIED Dear Mr Fairless As requested, please find attached. Yours sincerely DFAT FOI TEAM [DFAT request email] This email and any attachm...
Dear Mr Hume,   The text of the TPP is publicly available at:
They made it public one day before this request was due, lol.
Dear Ms Doyle, Please find attached the decision related to your current FOI request for: "A list of the names of businesses or industry associations...
Dear Mr Maletsas, The Department has not received a response to request for clarification on the 23 June 2015 and the 7 July 2015. As a result your req...
Dear Dr Cheung My apologies, I thought I had hit send on my response. Yours sincerely, Jeremy Cooper-Stout
FOI Ref: 1501-F1060 File No: 15/1775     Dear Mr Palmer   With reference to your FOI request (FOI reference above refers), attached please...
You be the 'Lindy Judge'!
Dear Mr Cairns, As you have also sound this information in ministerial correspondence, the Department will respond to your request outside FOI. Yours...
Thank you Mr Molloy. I will notify you once this has been processed. Sincerely DFAT FOI Team
Seems they capitulated and realised I was not going to fill out their services procurement form. :)
Dear Mr Timmins Please find the FOI decision and documents attached. I confirm that we received full payment of the charges on 31 January. I also c...
Principality of Hutt River Province
Request to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by Ben Garrett. Annotated by Ben Garrett on .
Dear Gaz, Thank you for your kind words, I found this exercise an interesting experience and just a small sample of the bureaucracy involved in simpl...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Brendan Molloy on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Molloy   Please find attached the decision-maker’s letter which Ms Cheung inadvertently omitted to include in her message below.   Freedom...
This request was mentioned in this Canberra Times article, "The war on freedom":
Human rights in Taiwan
Request to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by David Reid. Annotated by David Reid on .
I have published some commentary on the cables at
Uranium Sales To India
Response by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to Evelyn Doyle on .
Dear Ms Doyle Thank you for your payment authorisation. Please find attached the documents referred to in the decision letter sent to you on 24 Janu...

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