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.

31 requests
Our reference: FOIREQ17/00043   Dear Ms Pane   Your Freedom of Information request   I refer to your request for access to a document, made...
Our reference: FOIREQ17/00042   Dear Ms Pane Your Freedom of Information request I refer to your request for access to a document, made under t...
Yes, that is correct. This is a simple and straightforward one, so hopefully should be fairly easy. If discrete records already exist, but contain i...
Request for summary FOI information
Clarification sent to Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by Verity Pane on .
Awaiting response.
In that case we can ignore the addendum, and just continue with the scope as outlined. Yours sincerely, Verity Pane
Our reference: MR17/00242   Dear Ms Pane   MR17/00242 – Finalisation of your application for IC review   I refer to your application for IC...
You claim the reporting system cannot generate the information requested for those privacy complaints exceeding 360 days, yet this is contradicted b...
Dear Ms Pane   A decision and the documents you requested on 22 April 2017 are attached to this email.   Regards   Raewyn Harlock | Assist...
Thank you for your email.   I am out of the office on Friday 19 May 2017 and will return on Monday 22 May 2017. I will respond to you then.  ...
Our Reference: FOIREQ17/00014   Dear Mr Tonoli,   Please find attached the decision in relation to your FOI request.   Kind Regards,  ...
Thank you for your reply. Like the OAIC I do not have concerns regarding the addition of watermarks, FOI reference numbers, or page numbers to doc...
Dear Frank Thank you for your enquiry. The Office of the Information Commissioner (OAIC) has a voluntary scheme for data breach notification and a ma...
Conc
Follow up sent to Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by Verity Pane on .
Partially successful.
Thank you for providing your response and some of the information sought. As case numbers are irrelevant, I have no objection to their exclusion,...
    Our Ref: FOIREQ16/00046   Dear Ms Pane,   Please find attached the documents relevant to the FOI decision issued by the OAIC on 24 Nov...
Dear Jacqueline Thank you for your enquiry. I apologise for the delay in our response. Generally speaking, the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the F...
FOI Delegations - 2016
Follow up sent to Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by Ben Fairless on .
Successful.
Thanks for the information. OAIC setting the Gold Standard as always for the release of information timely, and with minimal fuss. Yours sincerely...
Thank you for finalising this FOI request in a timely manner. I appreciate the OAIC's decision to release the total schedule of documents. Yours s...
I think that some of the comments from the ATO General Counsel (as a person can read in the documents from the Office of the Australian Information Com...
To clarify, the spreadsheet attached to my FOI request was a comprehension aid only (to help understand what I was looking for, as obviously it can...
Email 2 of 3   Dear Mr Fairless,   Please find my second email with the documents at issue attached.   Kind regards,   Kevin   Kevi...
Notice of Appeal
Follow up sent to Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by Ben Fairless on .
Long overdue.
Happy to withdraw the Telstra part of my request. Yours sincerely, Ben Fairless
Dear Ha Thank you for your enquiry. The [1]Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Act 2010 (Reform Act) included a number of changes to the [2]Fr...
Dear Mr Timmins   Please find attached the decision, schedule and relevant documents in relation to your request.   Kind regards   Rocelle...
FOIable Agencies Successful.
Dear Mr Fairless   Thank you for your email.   I have treated your request as a request for administrative access.   Please find attached a...
Grubb v Telstra
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to Ben Grubb on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Grubb Please find attached correspondence from this office regarding your FOI request dated 6 October 2014. Regards Caren Whip Office of the...
Dear Mr Fairless I refer to your request for: a copy of the initial report that the Australian Federal Police made to the Privacy Commissioner whi...

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