Routinely requested information and disclosure log

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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.

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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 #
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) 7/8/2017  
27-2016 2017/3 8/8/2016 Stolen firearms for the years: 2013 to2014 and 2014 to 2015 (calendar years) for the ACT Documents released (PDF, 900KB) 7/8/2017  
28-2016 2017/13 8/8/2016 The original complaint regarding a text message sent on July 2 purportedly by Medicare about Medicare Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 7/8/2017  
29-2016 2016/488 8/8/2016 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 Documents released (PDF, 5MB) 11/8/2017  
30-2016 2016/447 11/8/2016 All material produced in relation to actual or suspected criminal activity involving a [named] Australian citizen in Vietnam [Operation Yavanna] Documents released (PDF, 11MB) 15/8/2017  
31-2016 2016/568 26/8/2016
  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) 1/9/2017  
32-2016 2016/472 26/8/2016 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. Documents released (PDF, 23MB) 9/9/2017  
33-2016 2017/028 16/9/2016 All current incoming Government briefs. Documents released (PDF, 7MB) 19/9/2017  
34-2016 2017/16 15/9/2016 Documents relating to sexual assaults at Canberra Universities Documents released (PDF, 13MB) 15/9/2017  
35-2016 2016/570 13/9/2016 Documents relating to policies and procedures in relation to telecommunications data retention Documents released (PDF, 16.5MB) 13/9/2017  
36-2016 2016/587 13/10/2016 Request for documents in relation to airport security breaches Documents released (PDF, 100KB) 13/10/2017  
37-2016 2017/30 27/10/2016 Costs in relation to the new AFP forensic facility in Canberra Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 27/10/2017  
38-2016 2017/152 21/10/2016 A copy of file number 2015/00011727 Citizenship Loss Board – AFP Participation Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 21/10/2017  
39-2016 2017/107 3/11/2016 Statistics relating to arrests at Melbourne Airport concerning prohibited items Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 3/11/2017  
40-2016 2017/160 4/11/2016 Request for guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda and briefs related to Operation Pacifier from January 2014 until 21 September 2016 Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 4/11/2017  
41-2016 2017/188 10/11/2016 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 Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 10/11/2017  
42-2016 2017/87 11/11/2016 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. Documents released (PDF, 4MB) 11/11/2017  
43-2016 2017/219 17/11/2016 Request for FOI delegations and any related directions. Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 17/11/2017  
44-2016 2017/173 18/11/2016 Request for records regarding Contract Notice View CN416934. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 18/11/2017  
45-2016 2017/199 18/11/2016 Request for LPP protocols. Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 18/11/2017  
46-2016 2017/148 18/11/2016 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. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 18/11/2017  
47-2016 2017/103 28/11/2016 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. Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 28/11/2017  
48-2016 2019/197 6/12/2016 All advice or reports provided to the Justice Minister and the Attorney-General surrounding the classification of lever action shotguns. Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 6/12/2017  
49-2016 2019/187 14/12/2016 Request for the circular and briefs relating to compliance issues in Family Day Care for the period 1 February 2015 to 11 October 2016. Documents released (PDF, 3MB) 14/12/2017  
50-2016 2017/272 14/12/2016 Request for documents described as an “oath” document or similar that is signed by an AFP officer. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 14/12/2017  
51-2016 2017/86 3/1/2017 AFP documents relating to Operation Taupe. Documents released (PDF, 7MB) 3/1/2018  
52-2016 2017/108 3/1/2017 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. Documents released (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. Documents released (PDF, 7MB) 13/1/2018  
54-2016 2017/205 17/1/2017 Request for documents in relation to the use of pistols to destroy animal, and possession and use of suppressors Documents released (PDF 2MB) 17/1/2018  
01-2017 2017/204 10/2/2017 Request for documents in relation to assistance provided to Indonesia for the purpose of combating migrant smuggling Documents released (PDF, 14MB) 10/2/2018  
02-2017 2017/259 6/2/2017 Request for final reports/case summaries in relation to prohibited importing of firearms from 1 December 2015 to 1 December 2016. Documents released (PDF, 500KB) 6/2/2018  
03-2017 2017/200 15/2/2017 Request for Papua New Guinea-Australia Policing Partnership (PNG-APP) Phase 4 Weekly Mission Reports for the period January to August 2014.
Request for email correspondence between the AFP Mission Commander and AFP head office in Canberra for the same period relating to diplomatic relations between Australian and PNG in the context of the Regional Resettlement Arrangement signed in July 2013 by Kevin Rudd and PNG Prime Minister, Peter O'Neill.
Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 15/2/2018  
04-2017 2017/323 21/3/2017 Request for documentation that provides detail into the processes about how the AFP handles forensic DNA data, including once the DNA data is no longer needed for investigations, nationally and internationally Documents released (PDF, 1.5MB) 21/3/2018  
05-2017 2017/274 31/3/2017 Documents in relation to ACT Policing members who hold and/or are facing criminal charges/convictions Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 31/3/2018  
06-2017 2017/363 11/4/2017

The number of cases from January 2015 to current;
* where information has been provided by the AFP, either voluntarily or in response to a request for assistance, to foreign law enforcement agencies or officials prior to detention, arrest, charge or conviction where the AFP is aware that provision of information is likely to result in the prosecution of an identified person for an offence carrying the death penalty;
* where requests for police-to-police assistance have been refused by the AFP in the circumstances outlined above;
* where information has been provided by the AFP to foreign law enforcement agencies or officials after a person has been arrested or detained for, charged with, or convicted of any offence which may attract the death penalty;
* where requests for police-to-police assistance have been refused by the AFP in the circumstances outlined above.

Information is also sought on the nature of the charge, as outlined in the biannual reports to the Minister.
Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 11/4/2018  
07-2017 2017/316 24/4/2017 I am seeking information relating to countering violent extremism (CVE) programs. Specifically, I am seeking:
* Any reports and/or evaluations and/or analysis and/or reviews of countering violent extremism programs and/or any other early intervention programs and/or initiatives aimed at preventing terrorism produced over the past 12 months.
Please note the initiatives we are interested in include, but are not limited to:
* The National Disruption Group.
I advise I am not interested in duplicate copies of documents or documents that have already been publicly released or media releases, media articles, media statements or talking points.
Documents released (PDF, 4MB) 24/4/2018  
08-2017 CRM 2017/484 26/4/2017 Document in relation to crime data in Australian Capital Territory Documents released (PDF, 1.5MB) 26/4/2018  
09-2017 2017/439 23/4/2017 Request for professional standards investigation findings in relation to AFP officers since December 2015 Document released (PDF, 3.5MB) 23/4/2018  
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 (PDF, 15MB) Documents released (PDF, 15MB) 29/8/18  

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