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.

72 requests
I note that Part 3 of the FOI received a nil return, meaning there was no legal basis for OAIC Senior Lawyer Amanda Nowland‘s s 27(A) deferment of t...
s 54W records
Follow up sent to Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by Julie on .
Partially successful.
Thanks. Thirty-seven s 52W dismissals after a s 55G substitution occurred seems very high for just one calendar year, but then over 200 (or over 300...
Thank you for your reply of 11 November. It is wonderful that the OAIC can so helpfully and easily point to the information relating to its operat...
Organisational Position Report
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to Julie on .
Partially successful.
Our Ref: FOIREQ19/00217   Dear Julie,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   Kind Reg...
Good Afternoon,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request.   Kind Regards, Amanda   [1]O A I C logo   Amanda...
Correspondence to and from the OAIC
Response by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to DB on .
Partially successful.
For Official Use Only DB,   Please find attached correspondence related to your FOI request dated 24 February 2018, as transferred to the Austra...
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...
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 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 find attached the decision and documents in relation to your FOI request, FOIREQ18/00156.   Regards   [1]cid:image001...
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...
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...

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