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.

117 requests
No placebo in vaccine studies
Follow up sent to Department of Health by Phillip Hayes on .
Awaiting classification.
Department of Health I am aware of this information, however, having examined the clinical safety studies of every vaccine on the Australian Immun...
Call My doctor Pty Ltd
Response by Department of Health to Lindsay Stewart on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Stewart,   I refer to the email below advising you that the Department of Health will treat your email of 23 November 2019 as an applicati...
North Qld PHN
Response by Department of Health to Lindsay Stewart on .
Delayed.
Dear Mr Stewart   I refer to your request of FOI 1374 to the Department of Health (department) seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act...
Why did funding get cut from voluntary male circumcision
Response by Department of Health to Heath McInerney on .
Waiting clarification.
Attention:  Health McInerney   We refer to your correspondence of 29 October 2019 to the Department of Health (as below).   Section 15 of the...
Stolen Body Parts
Response by Department of Health to P. Dorrington on .
Information not held.
Attention:  P. Dorrington     Your request has been received by the Australian Government Department of Health.   Please see following link...
Cigarettes Information
Response by Department of Health to Glen Trouchet on .
Awaiting classification.
Attention:  Glen Trouchet     We refer to your correspondence of 4 November 2019 to the Department of Health (as below).   Section 15 of the...
Influenza Deaths and immunisations
Request to Department of Health by Shanna Miller. Annotated by Richard Caruana on .
Successful.
Ask for documents summarizing which nursing homes in New South Wales had deaths from influenza, pneumonia and /or respiratory disease in 2017, 2018 & 2...
Vaccine exemptions
Response by Department of Health to Shanna Miller on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Miller   I refer to your below freedom of information request of 16 August 2019, sent to the Department of Health (department).   The...
Information regarding AEFI's reported after MMR vaccine
Response by Department of Health to Shanna Miller on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Miller   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   If you have any questions, please d...
Information regarding medical exemptions for immunisations
Response by Department of Health to Shanna Miller on .
Awaiting classification.
Attention: Shanna Miller The right of access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) applies to a ‘document’ of an agency, rather than ‘i...
Dear Mr Tregoning   The document to which you seek access is publicly available and can be found at the following link:   [1]https://ndarc.med...
Vaccine schedule
Response by Department of Health to Renee on .
Successful.
Dear Renee   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   As set out in the attached corresponden...
Thank you very much for responding to my request. Yours sincerely, phuong tran
Flu Immunisation Safety Studies
Response by Department of Health to Alissa Pattrick on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Ms Pattrick   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   As set out in the attached corres...
Good morning Ms Pattrick,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your above FOI request.   Kind regards   FOI Unit [1]cid:i...
I have marked the request as "refused". The authority says in the last email that they will treat the request as "withdrawn". I cannot see any legal ba...
I have marked this as "refused". It is a deemed refusal because the authority did not give the applicant a notice of decision within the required time....
The applicant has not told Right to Know the status of this request and I have been asked to update the status. Note 1: Mostly I classify a response...
The decision by the authority looks very reasonable although it is not actually what the Act requires. When there are no relevant documents for an FOI...
Review of Australian drug diversion programs
Response by Department of Health to Will Tregoning on .
Waiting clarification.
Attention: Will Tregoning Thank you for your request to the Australian Government Department of Health (Department) of 19 February 2019 seeking acces...
Evaluation of Primary Health Networks
Request to Department of Health by Melissa Sweet. Annotated by Locutus Sum on .
Refused.
The applicant has not told Right to Know the status of this request and I have been asked to update the status. Note 1: Mostly I classify a response...
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...
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...

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