Information Publication Scheme

The Information Publication Scheme (IPS) requires Defence to make publicly available operational information and information disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

Who we are

Paragraphs 8(2)(b) and 8(2)(d) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish information about the agency organisation structure and statutory appointments.

What we do

Paragraphs 8(2)(c) and 8(2)(j) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish a description of the functions and powers and operational information.

Our reports and responses to Parliament

Paragraphs 8(2)(e) and 8(2)(h) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish information that is routinely provided to the Parliament, including:

Freedom of information requests and disclosure

Sections 11C and 8(2)(g) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish an FOI disclosure log. The disclosure log lists documents that have been released under the FOI Act.

Consultation arrangements

Section 8(2)(f) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish details of consultation arrangements for the public to comment on policy reviews and proposals for which the agency is responsible.

Contacts

Section 8(2)(i) of the FOI Act requires Defence to publish contact details of an officer, or officers, who can be contacted about access to information.

Email foi@defence.gov.au for support, or submit a Freedom of information request.

Resources

Defence Information Publication Scheme Plan (PDF, 43 KB)