Department of Human Services

Part of the Social Services portfolio and a Federal authority, also called DHS

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The Department of Human Services is an Australian Government agency which is responsible for delivering a range of welfare, social services, health services and other services for the Australian Government.

171 requests
I recieved a call from the office of the information commissioner the other day advising about a "revised decision" and due to unimportant administr...
Feedback received on twitter passed onto relevant area
Response by Department of Human Services to Asher Hirsch on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Asher   Please find attached the decision letter relating to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.   Furt...
People with migraine on DSP
Response by Department of Human Services to RK Crosby on .
Awaiting internal review.
Dear RK Crosby   Please find enclosed correspondence relating to your FOI request.   Kind regards     Authorised FOI Decision Maker Fre...
Copy of Privacy Impact Assessment ref 21987
Response by Department of Human Services to Justin Warren on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached the decision letter and document regarding your request made under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.  ...
Privacy Impact Assessment
Response by Department of Human Services to Justin Warren on .
Information not held.
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached the decision letter relating to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.   Kind regards...
Outsourcing of Centrelink Call Centres Part II
Follow up sent to Department of Human Services by Evelyn Doyle on .
Partially successful.
Dear FOI team It looks like the document is now loading correctly, please ignore my previous response. Thank you. Yours sincerely, Evelyn Doyl...
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request (LEX 31396).   Regards   Jack FO...
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request (LEX 31397).   Regards   Jack FO...
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request (LEX 31395).   Regards   Jack FO...
Outsourcing of Centrelink Call Centres
Request to Department of Human Services by Evelyn Doyle. Annotated by Evelyn Doyle on .
Refused.
I am preparing a new FOI request assisted by information from a DHS FOI officer which will broaden the date range and add some other useful search term...
Meetings with Ministers
Response by Department of Human Services to Justin Warren on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request (LEX 28493).   FOI Legal Team FOI an...
Serco Call Centre Trial Report
Request to Department of Human Services by Evelyn Doyle. Annotated by Evelyn Doyle on .
Refused.
Department of Human Services has decided not to de-classify the document (Cabinet document) and make it available under FOI. I am a bit disappointed...
Vaccine Exemptions
Response by Department of Human Services to Alissa Pattrick on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Pattrick,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your freedom of information request.   Kind regards   Bianca Auth...
You have received a secure email from the Department of Human Services. Please select the link below to view the email. Please note, you may have to r...
Dear Ms Sweet   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your freedom of information request.   Kind regards   Ellen Freedom o...
Dear Ms Legro   I refer to your correspondence received by the Department of Human Services on 28 December 2017, requesting the following under th...
Your The Department of Human Services secure email account is about to expire. This message is for information only and no action is required on your...
Evaluation of Primary Health Networks
Response by Department of Human Services to Melissa Sweet on .
Information not held.
Dear Ms Sweet   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your freedom of information request.   Kind regards   Ellen Freedom o...
Dear Ms Lystich,   Please find attached the requested documents from the Department of Human Service’s disclosure log, LEX 17265 and LEX 34602....
Dear Sir/Madam,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your freedom of information request.   Kind regards   Molly Freedom...
Mostly I classify a response like this one to say "clarification requested" because the agency has told the applicant that some more information (or mo...
Instant messenger conversations
Request to Department of Human Services by Danielle. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Refused.
The department told the applicant that a "practical refusal reason" existed for refusing the request. This is usually a statement that the application...
I have marked this reuest as if it had been refused. In fact, the applicant did not engage in a required consultation so the application is deemed to h...
To follow on from @Michelle, did you in fact pay the fee? What was the decision regarding the request? Were the documents released in full, released in...
I have looked at many requests that have been made to the Department of Human Services. In my opinion, the applicant is correct to say that a "distinct...

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