Routinely requested information and disclosure log
Publicly 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 #|
|01-2016||2016/219||16/12/2015||Documents held by the AFP regarding Australian citizen Matthew Stewart (PDF, 7MB)||29/1/2017|
|02-2016||2016/244||16/12/2015||Request for all emails sent to Google for requests for user data from September 2014 to present date (PDF, 200KB)||29/1/2017|
|03-2016||2016/242||23/12/2015||Request for documents relating to the collection of genetic data from Genetic Services providers (GSPs) by the AFP, specifically the number of times the AFP sought genetic data from GSPs over the past five years; the number of times AFP has successfully obtained genetic data from GSPs over the past five years and the number of prosecutions that have included the use of data obtained from GSPs (PDF, 450KB)||29/1/2017|
(Updated on 17 Jun 2016)
|CRM 2015/418||4/6/2015||Documents relating to the unauthorised leaking of the Office of National Assessments report "Iraq: humanitarian dimensions" and the subsequent AFP investigation into the unauthorised leak of the report (PDF, 3MB)||17/6/2017|
|06-2016||CRM 2016/266||28/1/2016||All documents/photos/CCTV relating to inappropriate relationships (i.e. romantic, unethical) between police and criminals since January 1st, 2013. If more than 10 incidences with CCTV are located, limit to 10 offences against the person whereby there is no pending legal action (PDF, 9MB)||1/3/2017|
|07-2016||2016/202||5/11/2015||Any manual on the Suburban Policy Strategy, statistics on the Suburban Policy Strategy outcomes: individual stopped; move-on directions etc... (PDF, 1.5MB)||3/3/2017|
|08-2016||2016/131||30/10/2015||All documents in relation to Operation Hitch including:
||Documents released (PDF, 400KB)||3/3/2017|
Every joint protocol for cooperation and/or Memorandum of Understanding for sharing intelligence and/or law enforcement information with any government agencies of the following countries;
|Documents released (PDF, 500KB)||3/3/2017|
"(a) all current and applicable referenced legal entitlement/s written as AFP policy, or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), or other written agreement, or written contract between the Australian Federal Police ("AFP") and The Department of Human Services ("Human Services") enabling private information (including, but not limited to, correspondence, email, photographs, records, information, data, reports, transmissions, recordings, transcripts, images or telephony) relating to, or about, or in association with or as it may apply to Edward Thomas John Mitchell ("the applicant"), to be obtained from, or supplied to, or exchanged with AFP.
(b) all current and applicable referenced legal entitlement/s written as AFP policy, or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), or other written agreement, or written contract between the AFP and any person or entity enabling private information (including, but not limited to, correspondence, emails, photographs, records, information, data, reports, transmissions, recordings, transcripts, images or telephony) relating to, or about, or in association with or as it may apply to Edward Thomas John Mitchell ("the applicant"), to be obtained from, or supplied to, or exchanged with AFP.
(c) a compliance statement or record regarding any; inability to locate or, loss or, deletion or, disposal or, destruction of any information or part of that should have been included in AFP's FOI responses to the applicant's FOI request described in paragraphs marked (a) and (b).
|Documents released (PDF, 4.5MB)||3/3/2017|
|11-2016||2016/415||5/11/2015||Reports since 1 January 2014, including briefing notes and attachments in relation to:
||Documents released (PDF, 11MB)||3/3/2017|
||Documents released (PDF, 8MB)||3/3/2017|
|13-2016||2016/123||12/1/2016||...copies of all AFP statistic reports provided to the Minister of Justice since 1 July 2013 to the date of this request (PDF, 24MB)||3/3/2017|
|14-2016||2016/345||11/4/2016||Copies of all minutes from meetings with NSWPOL and/or NSWCC regarding Operation Gymea, Operation Mocha and Operation Rhodium dating from 1 December 2004 onwards (PDF, 1MB).||31/5/2017|
||Documents released (PDF, 12MB)||31/5/2017|
|16-2016||2016/524||17/5/2016||Any documents which detail income derived from ACT Policing's user pays policy from 1 January to 31 December 2015 (PDF, 500KB)||31/5/2017|
|17-2016||2016/366||8/3/2016||Final report/post operation reports or similar regarding Operation Isogon (PDF, 1MB)||31/5/2017|
|18-2016||2016/395||15/3/2016||Summary of expenditure in relation to monies spent by the AFP on the MH-17 recovery mission (PDF, 500KB)||31/5/2017|
|20-2016||2016/583||16/6/2016||Copy of NBN Co's referral to the AFP relating of media leaks in November/December 2016 (PDF, 1MB)||27/6/2017|
|21-2016||2016/582||16/6/2016||Diary notes and Case Note Entry in relation to the time interviews commenced and finished on 19/20 May 2016 with NBN staff over leaks from NBN to ALP or media (PDF, 1MB)||27/6/2017|
||Documents released (PDF, 1MB)||07/08/2017|
|27-2016||2017/3||8/8/2016||Stolen firearms for the years: 2013 to2014 and 2014 to 2015 (calendar years) for the ACT (PDF, 900KB)||07/08/2017|
|28-2016||2017/13||08/08/2016||The original complaint regarding a text message sent on July 2 purportedly by Medicare about Medicare (PDF, 500KB)||07/08/2017|
|29-2016||2016/488||08/08/2016||Executive and ministerial briefings (incl. attachments) mentioning investigations into the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), the Health Services Union (HSU), the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and [named] current and former trade union officials (PDF, 5MB)||11/08/2017|
|30-2016||2016/447||11/08/2016||All material produced in relation to actual or suspected criminal activity involving a [named] Australian citizen in Vietnam [Operation Yavanna] (PDF, 11MB)||15/08/2017|
||Documents released (PDF, 14MB)||1/09/2017|
|32-2016||2016/472||26/08/2016||The contract referred to as “CN764971-A20” between the Commonwealth (as represented by the AFP) and Point in respect of the Project and any other contract between the Commonwealth and Point in respect of the Project (PDF, 23MB).||9/09/2017|
|33-2016||2017/028||16/09/2016||All current incoming Government briefs (PDF, 7MB).||19/09/2017|
|34-2016||2017/16||15/9/2016||Documents relating to sexual assaults at Canberra Universities (PDF, 13MB)||15/9/2017|
|35-2016||2016/570||13/9/2016||Documents relating to policies and procedures in relation to telecommunications data retention (PDF, 16.5MB)||13/9/2017|
|36-2016||2016/587||13/10/2016||Request for documents in relation to airport security breaches (PDF, 100KB)||13/10/2017|
|37-2016||2017/30||27/10/2016||Costs in relation to the new AFP forensic facility in Canberra (PDF, 500KB)||27/10/2017|
|38-2016||2017/152||21/10/2016||A copy of file number 2015/00011727 Citizenship Loss Board – AFP Participation (PDF, 3MB)||21/10/2017|
|39-2016||2017/107||3/11/16||Statistics relating to arrests at Melbourne Airport concerning prohibited items (PDF, 500KB)||3/11/2017|
|40-2016||2017/160||4/11/16||Request for guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda and briefs related to Operation Pacifier from January 2014 until 21 September 2016 (PDF, 1MB)||4/11/2017|
|41-2016||2017/188||10/11/16||Request for documents detailing income derived from ACT Policing’s user pays policy for the period 1 January to 30 June 2016 for special events, including documents detailing numbers of attendees per event and associated Police recovery costs (PDF, 3MB)||10/11/2017|
|42-2016||2017/87||11/11/16||Request for internal correspondence, such as emails, memos, letters, executive or ministerial briefing notes and attachments, diary entries, photos and CCTV between 22 and 24 August 2016 relating to raids of Parliament house. (PDF, 4MB)||11/11/2017|
|43-2016||2017/219||17/11/16||Request for FOI delegations and any related directions. (PDF, 500KB)||17/11/2017|
|44-2016||2017/173||18/11/16||Request for records regarding Contract Notice View CN416934. (PDF, 1MB)||18/11/2017|
|45-2016||2017/199||18/11/16||Request for LPP protocols. (PDF, 2MB)||18/11/2017|
|46-2016||2017/148||18/11/16||Request for all diary notes from AFP officers stationed on Nauru that mention sexual assault allegations on Nauru or training in relation to the handling of sexual assault allegations on Nauru for the period 1 June 2015 to 16 September 2016. (PDF, 1MB)||18/11/2017|
|47-2016||2017/103||28/11/16||Correspondence held by the AFP that pertains to the progress of a referral by the Department of Defence to the AFP mentioned in a SMH article on 22 April between 20/4/16 to 29/8/16. (PDF, 3MB)||28/11/2017|
|48-2016||2019/197||6/12/16||All advice or reports provided to the Justice Minister and the Attorney-General surrounding the classification of lever action shotguns. (PDF, 500KB)||6/12/2017|
|49-2016||2019/187||14/12/16||Request for the circular and briefs relating to compliance issues in Family Day Care for the period 1 February 2015 to 11 October 2016. (PDF, 3MB)||14/12/2017|
|50-2016||2017/272||14/12/16||Request for documents described as an “oath” document or similar that is signed by an AFP officer. (PDF, 1MB)||14/12/2017|
|51-2016||2017/86||3/1/17||AFP documents relating to Operation Taupe. (PDF, 7MB)||3/1/2018|
|52-2016||2017/108||3/1/17||Documents, such as incident report, executive or ministerial briefing notes and attachments, photos and CCTV since 1 January 2015, relating to arrests and changes following incidents at Parliament House. (PDF, 13MB)||3/1/2018|
|53-2016||2017/17/265||23/12/2016||Request for documents in relation to performance appraisals conducted on AFP Management. (PDF, 7MB)||13/1/2018|
|54-2016||2017/205||17/01/2017||Request for documents in relation to the use of pistols to destroy animal, and possession and use of suppressors (PDF 1.92MB)||17/01/2018|
# - Include if document published under s8(2)(g) provisions as opposed to S11C.