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.

170 requests
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...
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 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...
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...
Dear Ms Legro   I refer to your correspondence received by the Department of Human Services on 28 December 2017, requesting the following under th...
Staff movements
Request to Department of Human Services by Danielle. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Refused.
Note 1: Mostly I classify a response like this one to say "clarification requested" because the agency has told the applicant that some more informatio...
Although an application under the Freedom of Information Act 1983 of the Commonwealth of Australia does not require an application fee, agencies might...
Dear Mr Starr   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   Kind regards,   Stacey FOI Leg...
Note 1: Mostly I classify a response like this one to say "clarification requested" because the agency has told the applicant that some more informatio...
MyGov Security SMS Code Cost
Response by Department of Human Services to Josh Morrison on .
Refused.
Attention: Mr Josh Morrison (Right to Know)             Please find attached the decision letter relating to your request for access to documents...
Freedom of information officers
Response by Department of Human Services to Stephen B on .
Refused.
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...
Dear Mr Owen,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.     Bruce FOI and Litigation Branc...
Payment of FOI processing charges
Request to Department of Human Services by Stephanie Johnson. Annotated by Julie on .
Information not held.
Worth keeping in mind in future, when creating a broad scope that would encompass legal professional privilege material (which includes advice given by...
Case notes
Request to Department of Human Services by Danielle. Annotated by Verity Pane on .
Refused.
As stated in the agency’s response “I will have to refuse your FOI request as 'practical refusal reasons' exist in relation to it.” The requester did...
Dear Mr Warren   Please find attached correspondence relating to your request for internal review of a decision on your request for access to docu...
Dear Mr Kern   Please see attached correspondence in relation to your recent Freedom of Information request.   Kind regards   Alice FOI...

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