Routinely requested information and disclosure log

FOI disclosure log iconPublicly available information released following an FOI access request

The Australian Federal Police is required by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 s 11C to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request. This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • personal information about any person if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable'
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable'
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable'
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

The information described in this register has been released by the Australian Federal Police under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and is available for public access.

A link is provided if the information can be downloaded from this website or another website.

Information that is not available on a website may be obtained by writing to the Freedom of Information Contact Officer:

Freedom of Information
Australian Federal Police
GPO Box 401
Canberra City ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6131 6131
Email: [email protected]

A charge may be imposed to reimburse the Australian Federal Police for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you. There will be no charge for the time spent by the Australian Federal Police in processing the FOI request that led to this information being made available. You will be notified if any charge is payable and required to pay the charge before the information is provided.

There may be documents in the disclosure log that are currently not available in html format. If you are unable to read the format provided please contact the Freedom of Information Contact officer as above. We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternate format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Section 11C requires the Australian Federal Police to publish certain information released in response to an FOI access request within 10 working days of the decision to release. The Australian Federal Police will publish the information within this legislative timeframe.

The Australian Federal Police will generally publish this information for a 12 month period from the date the information is released in response to an FOI access request. The disclosure log will list only those FOI access requests where information has been released and a decision to publish the information has been made (ie the information is not otherwise exempt from publication under s11C provisions outlined above).

The attached link contains reference to the FOI exemptions provisions.

Proposed AFP Disclosure log –

Disclosure Log ref no. FOI request ref no Date access granted to applicant Scope of request (summary) Link to document(s) or link to another web-site Date to be removed from web-site Other information #
31-2017 2017/545 26/3/18 Media strategy and enquiries and responses to media outlets regarding Operation Elbrus (re Michael Cranston) Documents released (PDF, 22MB) 26/3/19  
32-2017 2018/550 24/4/18 Copy of the CCPM assessment of the alleged unauthorised leak of information about the police raids on the AWU offices on 24 October 2017. Documents released (PDF, 470KB) 24/4/19  
33-2017 2017/465 3/5/18 Established findings in relation to investigations into alleged or possible misuse or excessive expenditure in relation to entertainment, accommodation, food and beverages and/or travel claims made by AFP officers assigned to protective duties overseas in the last two years. Documents released (PDF, 9MB) 3/5/19  
34-2017 2018/507 30/4/18 A summary document outlining the number of forced marriages investigated by the AFP in the state of Victoria by month from June 2016 until February 2018. Documents released (PDF, 530KB) 30/4/19  
35-2017 2018/567 20/6/18 Documents relating to process for reporting of child sexual abuse to ACT Policing Documents released (PDF, 1.2MB) 20/6/19  
1-2018 2018/435 24/7/18 Documents relating to the arrival of Schapelle Corby to Australia on 28 May 2017 Documents released (PDF, 5MB) 24/7/19  
2-2018 2018/429 24/7/18 Documents relating to alcohol-related assaults in the ACT   24/7/19  
3-2018 2018/631 26/7/18 The number, and type, of illegal firearms seized by ACT Policing between April 2017 and March 2018. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 26/7/19  
4-2018 2019/41 22/8/18 Request for all staff communiques regarding the recently announced change to the uniform guidelines relating to visible tattoos and all internal discussions forum postings that relate to the above mentioned policy. Documents released (PDF, 20MB) 22/8/19  
5-2018 2018/577 22/8/18 Briefings concerning the number of illegal or irregular immigrants prevented from boarding boats from Indonesia to Australia Documents released (PDF, 2.3MB) 22/8/19  
6-2018 2017/86 7/8/18 AFP documents relating to Operation Taupe Documents released (PDF, 1.7MB) 7/8/19  
7-2018 2018/634 15/8/18 AFP documents relating to previous FOI decision concerning Operation Taupe Documents released (PDF, 1.23MB) 15/8/19  
8-2018 2018/635 15/8/18 AFP documents relating to previous FOI decision concerning Operation Taupe Documents released (PDF, 465KB) 15/8/19  
9-2018 2018/636 15/8/18 AFP documents relating to previous FOI decision concerning Operation Taupe Documents released (PDF, 2.7MB) 15/8/19  
10-2018 2018/324 11/9/18 AFP hospitality declarations Documents released (PDF, 8.3MB) 11/9/19  
11-2018 2019/66 12/9/18 Case summaries in relation to serious misconduct and use of force made against ACT police officers for the past two financial/calendar years Documents released (PDF, 15MB) 12/9/19  
12-2018 2018/582 8/10/18 Documents relating to the Psyfari Festival on 23-25 February 2018 and Tech Yes event on 17-18 March 2018 Documents released (PDF, 9MB) 8/10/19  
13-2018 2019/109 28/9/18 Documents relating to the acquisition of software tools from Kent Police (CN3231232) Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 28/9/19  
14-2018 2018/561 11/10/18 Documents relating to future/projected staffing demands on ACT Policing and projected crime rates in the ACT Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 11/10/19  
15-2018 2018/622 29/8/18 Request for any policy document, report or Executive brief detailing consideration given to the use of body worn cameras by ACT Policing Officers Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 29/8/19  
16-2018 2019/136 26/10/18 Briefings to senior AFP officers relating to meeting in Lombok on 5 August 2018 Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 29/10/19  
17-2018 2018/575 26/10/18 Documents relating to the AFP's funding of the Indonesian National Police between 2009 and 2011 Documents released (PDF, 16MB) 26/10/19  
18-2018 2019/211 12/11/18 ACT Police data on recorded instances of specific offences for each of the years 2008–2017 Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 13/11/19  
19-2018 2019/285 13/12/18 ACT Police Data on the current number of firearm licence holders for sport and target shooting, recreational hunting and vermin control Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 13/12/19  
20-2018 2019/210 20/12/18 Minutes of enterprise bargaining meetings for the AFP Enterprise Agreement 2012-16 since November 2010 involving discussion around clause 65 ("Reduction in Classification") Documents released (PDF, 1.4MB) 20/12/19  
21-2018 2019/215 20/12/18 Request for WhatsApp messages between DC Neil Gaughan and Peter Dutton and/or his staff regarding execution of search warrants in relation to the leak of information regarding the visas granted to au pairs. Documents released (PDF, 520KB) 20/12/19  
22-2018 2019/151 20/12/18 Request for documents relating to an AFP member's participation in an interview the ABC in 2012 and documents relating to the AFP's refusal to grant permission for that member to speak to the media in 2018 regarding the tattoo policy. Documents released (PDF, 665KB) 20/12/19  
23-2018 2019/223 20/12/18 Request for documents generated as a result of a referral letter to the AFP from Mr Andrew Wilkie MP, Senators McKim, Storer and Patrick on 12 July referencing matters raised during the arbitration under the Timor Sea Treaty. All documents generated as a result of a referral letter to the AFP from Mr Andrew Wilkie MP relating to unauthorised disclosure of information. Documents released (PDF, 3.5MB) 20/12/19  

# - Include if document published under s8(2)(g) provisions as opposed to S11C.

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