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Disclosure Log - Documents released by Defence

Defence is required by section 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists documents which have been disclosed in response to an FOI access request. This requirement applied from 1 May 2011. The disclosure log complements the Information Publication Scheme required under section 8 of the FOI Act.

In accordance with the requirements of section 11C, agencies are required to publish details of documents released under the FOI Act within ten working days of an applicant being given access to the documents.

Defence will maintain on this website a list of documents released under the FOI Act. This list does not include:

  • personal information or information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be unreasonable;
  • other information that the Australian Information Commissioner determines is unreasonable to publish; and
  • any information not reasonably practicable to publish because of modifications necessary to delete information covered in the two dot points above.

Defence will also include a copy of the decision made as part of the FOI request (with the applicant's personal information redacted). Defence believes publication of the decision will provide the context for any redactions made to the documents.

If you require access to the documents in an alternative format please contact the FOI Directorate.

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Published Defence Minister FOI requests

Date
(documents
received by applicant)
FOI No Title (link to documents) Access Exemptions (Link to FOI Act)

Published Defence FOI requests

Date (documents
received by applicant)
FOI No Title (link to documents) Access Exemptions (Link to FOI Act)
15 September 2020 073/20/21

Defence External Workforce Census

Full Nil
01 September 2020 045/20/21

Documents relating to Investigations

Partial 47F
28 August 2020 017/20/21

Ministerial Advice approving definitions of Nature of Service Classification

Partial 42 | 47C
14 July 2020 037/20/21

Eligibility under the Veterans' Entitlement Act 1986

Full Nil
24 Aug 2020 027/20/21

Prohibited Substance Testing Data FY 17/18, 18/19, 19/20

Full Nil
20 Aug 2020 049/20/21

List of Contractor Position Titles in Department

Full Nil

Previous years disclosures

FY 20/21 | FY 19/20 | FY 18/19 | FY 17/18 | FY 16/17 | FY 15/16 | FY 14/15 | FY 13/14 | FY 12/13 | FY 11/12 | FY 10/11