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.

36 requests
Redacted unethically and inappropriately under s 22 given no consent was given to redact them, and they were within the scope of the FOI as made for...
That report can be found here http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/ckeditor_assets/attachments/399/oia_report_not_a_game_of_hide_and_seek.pdf?14495338...
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...
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...
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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

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