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.

148 requests
Specialists trained by domestic medical colleges
Response by Department of Health to John Smith on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Mr Smith I am writing to notify you that on 18 September 2020, the Department of Health (department) has received your request for access to do...
Our reference: RQ20/01444 Agency reference: FOI 1623   Dear Steven   Thank you for your email and I respond on behalf of my colleague, Dr Ra...
aggregate report of COVID-19 Co-morbidities
Request sent to Department of Health by J M on .
Awaiting response.
Under the FOI Act I am requesting a summary report of all Covid-19 (SARS Coronavirus nCoV-2) deaths with ANY co-morbidities listed on death certific...
ARPANSA Agreement to Accept Radioactive Waste
Request to Department of Health by Sun Shine. Annotated by Sun Shine on .
Awaiting response.
This FoI request has been transferred, and will be closed when the new request is acknowledged by ARPANSA.
Training data - Specialist colleges
Response by Department of Health to John Smith on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Mr Smith   Thank you for agreeing to the department’s request for a 30 day extension to process your FOI request.  We appreciate your prompt...
Labour hire, department of health
Follow up sent to Department of Health by John Smith on .
Awaiting internal review.
I agree to the extension of time. Yours sincerely, John Smith
Please provide the following documents for public review. The job description, duties and obligations for the following members of the Department'...
Dear Ms Black   I refer to your below email of 28 August 2020 to the Department of Health (department).   The department is unable to determin...
Herd immunity analyses
Request sent to Department of Health by Alby P. on .
Awaiting response.
To whom it may concern, Can you release all information regarding coronavirus herd immunity cost/benefit analysis or similar studies that may have be...
Dear Jaay-H,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request to the Department of Health.   Kind rega...
Haemorrhoids
Response by Department of Health to John Dearden on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Dearden   We refer to your email of 13 August 2020 to the Department of Health (Health). Currently it cannot be determined as to what docu...
COVID-19 Stats
Response by Department of Health to Quinn Germaine on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Germaine   We refer to your email of 10 August 2020 to the Department of Health (Health). Currently it cannot be determined as to what doc...
Non-APS Contractors
Response by Department of Health to John Smith on .
Delayed.
Dear Mr Smith   Thank you for agreeing to the department’s request for a 30 day extension to process your FOI request.  We appreciate your prompt...
If the meeting minutes will be publicly available then that’s fine. I formally withdraw my FOI. Yours sincerely, Tanysha B
Good afternoon Dr L   Thank you for your email. FOI 1541 was deemed withdrawn by the Department of Health on 4 April 2020 as charges for the reque...
No placebo in vaccine studies
Response by Department of Health to Phillip Hayes on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mr Hayes   Thank you for your below response.  The TGA is processing your request which relates to the below information and will provide you...
Call My doctor Pty Ltd
Response by Department of Health to Lindsay Stewart on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mr Stewart   Please see the attached correspondence from the Department of Health in regards to your request for waiver of charges for FOI 13...
North Qld PHN
Response by Department of Health to Lindsay Stewart on .
Long overdue.
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...
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...
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...
Dear Ms Sweet   I refer to your two attached FOI requests to the Department of Health, received on 13 October 2018, seeking respectively:   · ...
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...
Attention: Ben Fairless   Please see attached documents in relation to your internal review request to the Department of Health.   Regards  ...

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