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 #
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  
04-2016
(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:
  • All documents relating to requests from foreign law enforcement agencies for assistance in death penalty situations; and
  • Any other documents setting out decision-making by the AFP for provision of information to Chinese law enforcement for offences to which the death penalty applies.
All documents relating to requests from foreign law enforcement for international police-to-police assistance in death penalty situations received on the following 7 dates (as per the biannual reports to the Minister):
  • 1 May 2014; 23 May 2014; 26 May 2014; 2 June 2014; 6 June 2014; 1 July 2014 and 18 July 2014.
Documents released (PDF, 400KB) 3/3/2017  
09-2016 2016/329 29/1/2016

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;

  1. Argentine Republic;
  2. Republic of Colombia
Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 3/3/2017  
10-2016 2016/180 6/1/2016

"(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:
  1. Findings of internal audits commissioned by the AFP; and
  2. Findings of external audits commissioned by the AFP.
Documents released (PDF, 11MB) 3/3/2017  
12-2016 2015/459 11/8/2015
  1. All correspondence between the AFP, Indonesian National Police and National Narcotics Board of Indonesia in relation to Bali Nine members Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in the two periods April 2005-April 2006 and April 2014-May 2015; and
  2. Correspondence between the AFP, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Minister relating to Bali Nine members Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in the two periods April 2005-April 2006 and April 2014-May 2015.
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  
15-2016 2016/261 15/4/2016
  1. Documents relating to complaints made against AFP employee for the time period that he has been employed by the AFP.
  2. All documents that the AFP produced relating to Bronwyn Bishop and the Minchin Protocol.
  3. All documents sent between the two parties Scott Rush and the AFP, relating to a drug tip-off.
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  
26-2016 2017/3 8/8/2016
  1. The number of guns owned by each of the 100 registered gun owners in the ACT who own and/or possess the highest number of guns (excluding firearms dealers and collectors)
  2. the postcodes of each of the 100 registered gun owners in the ACT who own and/or possess the highest number of guns (excluding firearms dealers and collectors).
  3. The total number of registered guns in the ACT (excluding firearms dealers and collectors).
  4. The numbers of registered guns and registered gun owners in each postcode (excluding firearms dealers and collectors).
  5. The largest number of firearms owned by a single person in each postcode (excluding firearms dealers and collectors).
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  
31-2016 2016/568 26/08/2016
  1. 'Final Report into the joint investigation by the Australian Federal Police and the Department
         of Defence called Operation MAJORCA dated late 1999 or 2000,' or a title in a similar fashion.
  2. The letter(s) of transmittal that accompanied the final report.
  3. I also request any media releases or ministerial statements relating to its final release dated
        late 1999 or 2000.
  4. From the Register of documents or a similar some such "control" can you advise
    1. on what day the report was presented to the Office of the then Commissioner of the AFP.
    2. on what day the report was presented to the Office of the then Responsible Minister/s.
    3. on what day the report was transmitted to the Department of Defence.
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  

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