Department of Health

Part of the Health portfolio and a Federal authority, also called Health

Services for the aged, including carers; Public health and medical research; Health promotion and disease prevention; Primary health care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Pharmaceutical benefits; Health benefits schemes; Specific health services, including human quarantine; National drug abuse strategy; Regulation of therapeutic goods; Notification and assessment of industrial chemicals; Gene technology regulation.

104 requests
Cost of National Immunisation Program Schedule
Response by Department of Health to Alissa Pattrick on .
Awaiting classification.
Attention: Ms Pattrick   I refer to your FOI request below, to the Department of Health received on 11 April 2019.   The documents you are see...
Can I please have a copy of: - The number of vaccine derived measles cases in Australia for each year since 1989 when the MMR vaccine was introduc...
Flu Immunisation Safety Studies
Request sent to Department of Health by Alissa Pattrick on .
Awaiting response.
Can I please have a copy of: - The double-blind placebo safety study and report which shows that the flu immunisation for Australia in 2019 is saf...
Attention: Michael Shephard     Please see attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request to the Department of Health.   Kind regar...
Attention:  William Burr   In relation to your request below, the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act)  is for the public to r...
This request was handled very nicely by the agency. They did not have the information but the officer consulted with another agency that might have the...
Review of Australian drug diversion programs
Response by Department of Health to Will Tregoning on .
Awaiting classification.
Attention: Will Tregoning Thank you for your request to the Australian Government Department of Health (Department) of 19 February 2019 seeking acces...
Review of Australian drug diversion programs
Follow up sent to Department of Health by Will Tregoning on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
I have a separate request for the same report. This first request omitted the mention of the FOI Act. The newer request includes this detail, and ha...
Dear Mr Brown I am emailing in regards to your request made on 27 January 2019 to the Department of Health (the Department) seeking access to document...
I'm providing an update. The requested document, an MOU, is an agreement that involves ARPANSA funding for a project at the University of Melbourne,...
Documents not available for download from your FOI log or reasoning
Request to Department of Health by Posty. Annotated by Posty on .
Long overdue.
The “not recording the number of requests” comment is not a good sign. Yes, technically they don’t, but had I asked for copies of them that would hav...
PIPAG minutes.
Request to Department of Health by Antony Scholefield. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Refused.
I have said that this request was refused because the correspondence terminates suddenly. But it is possible that the applicant continued to correspond...
Dear Ms Sweet   I refer to your two attached FOI requests to the Department of Health, received on 13 October 2018, seeking respectively:   · ...
Private use of social media advice provided to employees
Response by Department of Health to James Smith on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Smith   I refer to your request of 045-1718 to the Department of Health (Department), seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act...
Dear Ms Sweet   I refer to your request to the Department of Health seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to:   ‘...
FOI Delegations
Request sent to Department of Health by Ben Fairless on .
Long overdue.
Under section 23 of the Freedom of Information Act, the principal officer or minister can make arrangements to give their decision making powers to...
Evaluation of Primary Health Networks
Response by Department of Health to Melissa Sweet on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Sweet   I refer to your request to the Department of Health seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to:      ...
Dear Mr Ward   Thank you for your request to the Department of Health (Department) of 13 October 2018  seeking access under the Freedom of Informa...
Briefing documents and reports on health impacts of climate change
Response by Department of Health to Melissa Sweet on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Sweet Please find attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request below. Kind regards, Nicole FOI Unit Legal Advice & Legislation B...
Attention: Ben Fairless   Please see attached documents in relation to your internal review request to the Department of Health.   Regards  ...
Current subsection 6(1) orders
Response by Department of Health to Jay Doe on .
Successful.
Attention:  Jay Doe   We refer to your FOI request to the Department of Health regarding orders made under subsection 6(1) of the Health Insurance A...
Attention: Sujay Dasarathi I refer to your request of 12 September 2018 and email below. The Department of Health will consider your request withdrawn...
Dear Mr Victory   By notice in writing dated 22 February 2018, Mr Nick Morgan, Assistant Secretary of the Home Support and Hearing Branch, advised...
Many thanks for your comprehensive and enlightening response. Yours sincerely, Sue Q
I refer to the above annotation: When dealing with FOIs, its important to be specific. The document may exist, but may not be held by that depart...

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