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.

46 requests
Dear Ms Pane I refer to your application for internal review received on 2 August 2018. The reference number for this review is FOIREQ18/00103. The p...
There's only one document in this that's actually useful - the letter from the acting Commissioner to the Department of Human Services dated 23 May 201...
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...
Reasons for decision
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to HW on .
Awaiting classification.
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: MR18/00544 Anonymous Sent by email: [FOI #4720 email] Dear Sir/Madam Your IC review application about an FOI decision by the Austral...
Dear Anonymous Thank you for your confirmation. Your matter can now move to the assessment stage. Once you matter has been assessed we will contact y...
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 This matter is now considered withdrawn under s 54R of the Freedom of Info...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...
Correspondence to and from the OAIC
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to DB on .
Awaiting classification.
For Official Use Only DB,   Please find attached correspondence related to your FOI request dated 24 February 2018, as transferred to the Austra...
IC reviews
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to Nil on .
Successful.
Dear FOI applicant   I refer to your request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) (the FOI Act), received by th...
I’ve marked this partial for two reasons: 1) Firstly, this information should have been provided a month ago with the original FOI decision, but was u...
The subsequent FOI the OAIC forced me to put in, after unethically and unlawfully redacting relevant information for which no consent was given to reda...
Dear Anonymous The delegate’s FOI decision and the requested document are attached to this email. Regards Enquiries Officer Office of the Aust...
Dear Ms Pane   A decision on your FOI request is attached, as are the documents you requested.   Regards     Raewyn Harlock | Assistant...
On 1 June 2017, under FOIREQ17/00036, I made a valid FOI Request (administrative access sought in the first instance, but to be treated as an FOI Ap...
Dear Ms Pane, I am writing to provide you with my decision on your Internal Review application for your FOI request relating to the Information Commis...
Thank you for the background information. I am satisfied with the response here that no documents exist as the OAIC (in its current form) has never...
I make this note only for a purpose to make something clear to other users of Right to Know. In the first email the applicant mentions "s 17 FOI reques...
Thank you for your decision, the information provided is quite useful, and will be a beneficial aid to interpretation when the Australian National A...
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...

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