Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Part of the Attorney-General portfolio and a Federal authority, also called OAIC

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has three sets of functions. They are: freedom of information functions, in particular, oversight of the operation of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and review of decisions made by agencies and ministers under that Act. - privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act 1988 and other laws - government information policy functions, conferred on the Australian Information Commissioner under theAustralian Information Commissioner Act 2010.

63 requests
Reasons for decision
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to HW on .
Partially successful.
Our reference: FOIREQ18/00067   Dear HW Freedom of Information request   I refer to your freedom of information request received on 4 June 20...
  Our reference: FOIREQ19/00067 Good Afternoon Freedom of information request no. FOIREQ19/00067 I refer to your request made under the Freedom...
OAIC and Hotjar Awaiting classification.
Dear O Wendell   Thank you for your email.   I understand that you wish to make a privacy complaint to the OAIC. I note that the Right to Know...
Dear Anonymous   Thank you for your email. I apologise for the continuing delay in this matter.   The assessment of your IC review has already bee...
Estimates briefing
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to O Wendell on .
Partially successful.
O Wendell, That is the only page that has information to be released on it. As in my decision letter there are two documents: The first document is...
Dear Anonymous Thank you for your email. By way of an update, your IC review is currently unallocated, however your matter has been progressing thro...
Dear Ms Pane   Please find attached the decision and documents in relation to your FOI request, FOIREQ18/00155.   Regards     [1]cid:imag...
Dear Ms Pane   Please find attached the decision and documents in relation to your FOI request, FOIREQ18/00174.   Regards   [1]cid:image001...
Dear Ms Pane   I refer to your Freedom of Information request made on 1 November 2018.   Please see attached my decision and related documents....
Dear Ms Pane   I refer to your Freedom of Information request made on 8 November 2018.   Please find attached decision and documents.   Reg...
Dear Mr Sweeney,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request.   Regards,   Amanda Nowland   [1]O A I C logo  ...
Thank you Megan, although it is disappointing to note that the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) was not directly relevant to the OAIC’s quest...
Gift Register
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to Verity Pane on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Pane   Thank you for your email of 26 November 2018.   With reference to your query, I have completed a search of the OAIC’s records a...
Dear Ms Pane,   Please see attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request.   Regards, Amanda   [1]O A I C logo   Amanda Nowland...
Dear Ms Pane   Please find attached the decision and documents in relation to your FOI request, FOIREQ18/00156.   Regards   [1]cid:image001...
I’m not sure whether to be disappointed or just unsurprised that the small number of released documents are almost exclusively of material already h...
Unsurprisingly, the OAIC was totally opaque and unaccountable.
I am not aware I gave consent for a change of address for notices, and given Right to Know is where the request was made, the address for notices wo...
Hi Everyone, Ben here, one of the volunteers that look after the site. Just a reminder that the purpose of annotations are to help people with reques...
Thank you for your response to my administrative access request (AAR). As I explicitly made my request as an AAR, I believe para 1.46 of the Infor...
I acknowledge your decision of today, which made slight reduction of the a few of the previous many redactions. As stated in the scope of this FOI...
Dear Ned, As this FOI had documents excluded in the FOI decision, it should be marked “Partially Successful” rather than “Successful”. “Successful”...
Dear FOI applicant   Thank you for your comments in relation to the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) survey. I have passed your comments on to t...
Our reference: MR18/00435   Dear Anonymous Thank you for your response. This matter is now considered withdrawn under s 54R of the Freedom of Info...
Our reference: FOIREQ18/00032 Dear Mr Duncan Please find attached the decision of today’s date. Kind regards Shelley Napper | Review and Invest...

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