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 #
10-2017 2017/483 12/5/2017 Request for statistics regarding the 2015/2016 annual reports to the Minister for Justice setting out statistics on information sharing in death penalty cases with foreign law enforcement. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 12/5/2018  
11-2017 2017/514 17/5/2017 Request for sexual assault statistics since 1 May 2015 which led to police prosecution. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 17/5/2018  
12-2017 2017/527 22/5/2017 Request for information regarding the risk assessment procedures used by Police in incidences of family violence. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 22/5/2018  
13-2017 2017/371 26/5/2017 Request for documents relating to the incidences of multiple voting in the 2013 and 2016 Federal Elections 26/5/2018  
14-2017 2017/485 30/5/2017 Request for raw crime data for the ACT in relation to assault, property damage, robbery and burglary. Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 30/5/2018  
15-2017 2017/416 24/5/2017 Request for documents produced since 1 January 2012 showing information on the number of police officers, including a male to female ratio that have been tested positive for steroids including the type of drug and details of disciplinary action or resignation. Documents released (PDF, 4MB) 24/5/2018  
16-2017 2017/375 30/5/2017 Request for documents produced since 1 January 2015 relating to offences such as assaults or robberies, against the person committed at sea Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 30/5/2018  
17-2017 2017/322 8/6/2017 Request for documents in relation to facial recognition and social media monitoring Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 8/6/2018  
18-2017 2017/460 8/6/2017 Request for documents in relation to the misuse of PROMIS or RAPID systems by ACT Policing members Documents released (PDF, 4MB) 8/6/2018  
19-2017 2017/513 20/6/2017 Request for documents concerning Operation Rhodium/Mocha, in particular documentation concerning the red suitcase Documents released (PDF, 4MB) 20/6/2018  
20-2017 2017/503 22/6/2017 The notification to TID in relation to the unlawful access of a journalist's phone records set out by Commissioner Andrew Colvin on Friday 28 May Documents released (PDF, 570KB) 22/6/2018  
21-2017 2017/470 22/6/2017 All documents or correspondence relating to complaints about or internal investigations into the improper access or use of retained metadata by employees of the Australian Federal Police Documents released (PDF, 7MB) 22/6/2018  
22-2017 2017/469 5/7/2017 Any document prepared by the AFP summarising the impact of the 2016-17 Federal Budget on police operations Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 5/7/2018  
23-2017 2017/202 11/7/2017 Case summaries for the most recent 100 Aviation matters which involve the following confirmed incident types
  • Firearms/weapons incident
  • Prohibited weapons
  • Prohibited weapons at screening point
Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 11/7/2018  
24-2017 2017/609 26/7/2017 Documents in relation to forced marriages in Victoria from January 2016 until May 2017 Documents released (PDF, 200KB) 26/7/2018  
25-2017 2017/635 26/7/2017 Documents in relation to forced marriages in Victoria from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2016 Documents released (PDF, 200KB) 26/7/2018  
26-2017 2017/584 2/8/17 Request for emails to and from the AFP Commissioner that relate to the Edwards Cultural Review into POCL Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 2/8/18  
27-2017 2017/517 2/8/17 Request for the Independent Review into the Proceeds of Crime Litigation Portfolio (less attachments) Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 11/8/18  
28-2017 2017/513 2/8/17 All correspondence between AFP officials and offices and the AFP media team relating to the breach of the TIA Act in the last two weeks of April. Documents released (PDF, 8MB) 2/8/18  
29-2017 2018/60 25/8/17 Documents in relation to Prince Harry's trip to Australia in June 2017 Documents released (PDF, 620KB) 25/8/18  
30-2017 2017/546 21/8/17 Documents in relation to the proposals to have a corruption or integrity commission in the ACT Documents released (PDF, 15MB) 29/8/18  
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  

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

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