Routinely requested information and disclosure log

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: foi@afp.gov.au

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 #
31-2019 2020/77 25/11/19 Request for documents used for training on people smuggling at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 25/11/20  
32-2019 2020/110 12/11/19 Access to information about all critical decisions for Operation Elaphiti and investigation team diary notes. Documents released (PDF, 32MB) 26/11/20  
33-2019 2020/315 25/11/19 Request for disaggregated data categorised into indigenous/non-indigenous persons for persons taken into custody in the ACT between 22 October 2014 and 22 October 2019 pursuant to section 4 Intoxicated People (Care and Protection) Act 1994. Documents released (PDF, 1.2MB) 25/11/20  
34-2019 2020/263 13/12/19 Request for documents including briefings to and from the Minister regarding the non-renewal of contracts for Leanne Close and Sue Bird and the discussions around the contract of Neil Gaughan. Request also any communications around the restructuring of the senior executive positions. Documents released (PDF, 1.3MB) 13/12/20  
35-2019 2020/367 20/12/19 Request for documents comprising all correspondence between Ramzi Jabbour and John Lawler re Mohammad Haneef. Documents released (PDF, 1.7MB) 20/12/20  
36-2019 2020/43 20/12/19 Access to information about Operation Rhodium and Operation Isogon. Documents released (PDF, 3.3MB) 20/12/20  
40-2019 2020/372 16/12/19 Access to information about the AFP's Freedom of Information business rules, guidelines, manuals and templates. Documents released (PDF, 23MB) 16/12/20  
41-2019 2020/84 19/12/19 Access to information about emails exchanged between a former AFP Commissioner and a former Herald Sun journalist. Documents released (PDF, 14MB) 19/12/20  
42-2019 2020/363 2/1/20 Request for communications between the AFP media team and Home Affairs Minister's office in relation to a media enquiry regarding Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan's WhatsApp messages. Documents released (PDF, 6MB) 2/1/21  
43-2019 2020/252 20/11/19 Request for the CETEC Professional Scientific Solutions document title 'Illicit Drug Contamination Assessment'. Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 20/11/20  
44-2019 2020/346 17/1/20 Documents relating to authorised disclosure referral in relation to the information contained in the article 'taipei-ing through the nose for medi-tourist'. Documents released (PDF, 5MB) 17/1/21  
45-2019 2019/622 20/1/20 Documents relating to allegations and/or criminal complaints alleging offences of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity or torture relevant to the conduct of activities in the conflict in Sri Lanka which concluded in May 2009. Documents released (PDF, 15MB) 20/1/21  
46-2019 2020/204 and 2020/216 5/12/19 Documents relating to the Ministerial Direction issued by the Minister for Home Affairs to the AFP on 8 August 2019. Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 5/12/20  
47-2019 2020/449 20/3/20 Request for access to the documents NSW Police referred to the AFP, regarding the NSW Police investigation into the alleged doctoring of a document by Mr Angus Taylor or his office. Documents released (PDF, 2MB) 20/3/21  
48-2019 2019/478 14/4/20 Request for documents arising from the AFP investigation into allegations information was leaked about the ROC/AFP raids of the AWU. Documents released (PDF, 17MB) 14/4/2021  
01-2020 2020/582 13/7/20 Request for documents relating to Clearview.AI Documents released (PDF, 9MB) 13/7/2021  
02-2020 2020/671 13/7/20 Request for documents relating to Clearview.AI Documents released (PDF, 25MB) 13/7/2021  
03-2020 2020/753 15/09/2020 Request for documents relating to Jefferey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. Documents released (PDF, 15MB) 15/09/2021  
04-2020 2021/10 12/10/2020 Documents from 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2020 relating to any investigation in relation to bullying, harassment, or why people were getting sick at Pine Gap Documents released (PDF, 1.4MB) 12/10/2021  
05-2020 2021/74 27/10/2020 Request for a list of current AFP functional governance and Better Practice Guides held by Manager People Strategies Documents released (PDF, 12.5MB) 30/10/2020  
06-2020 2020/452 30/09/2020 Request for reports regarding the decontamination/specialist cleaning/occupational health and the Minutes of the Board meeting – relating to the Sydney Office. Please contact the FOI team for a copy of the documents. 30/10/2020  
07-2020 2021/06 31/08/2020 Request for information about the autism or mental health training the AFP started on 17 February 2020. Documents released (PDF, 5MB) 30/10/2020  
08-2020 2021/07 31/08/2020 Request for information held by the AFP showing that autism is a mental health issue, or that ACT Police or other parts of the ACT Government regard autism as a mental health issue. Documents released (PDF, 1.4MB) 30/10/2020  
09-2020 2021/74 31/08/2020 Request for the number of occurrences in which Manager People Strategies assigned the duties of an AFP employee under section 40H(l) of the AFP Act. Documents released (PDF, 640KB) 30/10/2020  
10-2020 2021/87 31/08/2020 Request for statistics regarding COVID-19 Documents released (PDF, 640KB) 30/10/2020  
11-2020 2021/76 31/08/2020 Requests for a list of job titles of all the position/job titles of every non-APS contractor working within the AFP.  Documents released (PDF, 670KB) 30/10/2020  
12-2020 2020/810 24/08/2020 Request for statistics regarding employees being declared excess or made redundant under AFP Enterprise Agreements Documents released (PDF, 740KB) 24/08/2021  
13-2020 2020/811 24/08/2020 Request for information in relation to performance improvement plans Documents released (PDF, 1MB) 24/08/2021  

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

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