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2015 FOI Disclosure Logs

​​​​The information shown in this disclosure log is information to which we gave access in response to a request under section 11A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982. In accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act this information does not include:

  • 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
  • Information removed under s22(1)(a)(ii) of the FOI Act is considered 'out of scope' of the request.​
Disclosure dateReference numberTitleAccess
23 December 2015FA15/11/01589Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0708777
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
22 December 2015FA15/09/00597Summary of Incident reports from 1 February 2015 to 30 April 2015
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
18 December 2015FA15/10/01192Abyan – Decision Making
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
18 December 2015FA15/09/00614
FA15/09/00609
Request for a copy of a report provided by the Nous Group to the then ACBPS and any subsequent senior management reviews and reports which show the response to the Nous Report.
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
18 December 2015FA15/08/01695 Internet Archive Breach
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
16 December 2015FA15/09/01357 IHMS Quarterly Data Sets July-Sept 2014; Jan – Mar 2015 & Apr – June 2015.
Decision record
Documents Released
Full
16 December 2015FA15/08/01841 Request for access to all post-operational briefings regarding 2010-2012 Immigration Department operation named Operation Interval.
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
16 December 2015FA15/07/00209 Section 501 (character) outcomes by Minister
Decision record
Documents Released
Full
09 December 2015FA15/07/00140 IMMI 15/074 Special Purpose Visa Instrument
Decision record
Documents Released Part 1
Documents Released Part 2
Documents Released Part 3
Documents Released Part 4
Documents Released Part 5
Partial
03 December 2015FA15/02/00596 Decision on resettlement of UNHCR asylum seekers in Indonesia.
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
01 December 2015FA15/09/00665Visa Cancellations under s.501 statistics for 2014/15 financial year.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
01 December 2015FA15/11/00294Mail Service guidelines for Regional Processing Centre.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
01 December 2015FA15/08/00159Arrangement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Australia concerning the trainee exchange scheme.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
30 November 2015FA15/10/00886Section 320 Migration Act 1958 Delegations between 1 January 2012 and 30 September 2015.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
30 November 2015FA15/07/00368Internal review decision relating documents concerning the recruitment processes for Counter Terrorism Unit Officers and Border Force Officers.
Decision record​
Documents Released
​Partial
27 November 2015FA15/06/01393Child sexual abuse on Nauru.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
26 November 2015FA15/09/00144Communication and Media Staffing Numbers for the Australian Border Force.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Partial
24 November 2015FA15/10/01571​Policies and procedures in effect from 1 January 2010 relating to the filming, retention and deletion of CCTV footage of passengers at Australian Airports.
Decision rec​ord
Documents Released
​Partial
18 November 2015FA15/11/00648 A request for copies of folios 4-6 “correspondence seeking to locate file” as indicated on folio 15 of documents previously released under the FOI Act
Decision record
Documents Released
Partial
18 November 2015FA15/11/00268 A request for access to the Illustrative Descriptive Material provided to the Department in relation to Tariff Concession Order 0826437
Decision record
Documents Released
Full
​10 November 2015​FA15/07/01282​Visa Cancellations pursuant to section 501 of the Migration Act 1982 and reasons for cancellations under section 503A.
Decision record
Documents Released
​Full
06 November 2015FA15/08/01815 Request for access to documents relating to the procurement of boats, being wooden-hulled vessels for the period 1 Sep 2014 to 31 Nov 2014
Decision record
Documents Released

Partial
06 November 2015FA15/07/01723
  1. A copy of COCO 844399/2 and 844399/3;
  2. A copy of the Draft “precedent on inkjet cartridges including integrated chips…”

Decision record
Documents Released

Full
​21 October 2015​FA 15/09/00212​​Processing timeframes regarding visa subclass 309 100
Decision record and documents released
​Full
​19 October 2015​FA 14/12/00067​​Documents from 2014 regarding reports of minors engaging in self-harm and/or suffering abuse at the processing centre on Nauru​
Decision record and documents released
​Partial
​19 October 2015​Operation fortitude
Documents released
​Partial
​16 October 2015​FA 15/08/01241​​Migration Programme Outcome for Italian Nationals​
Decision record and documents released​
​Full
​​09 October 2015​FA 15/08/00753​GSM Priority 5 Cases as at 12 August 2015
Decision record
​Full
​06 October 2015​FA 14/06/01184 ​Audit of Fraud Controls in the Citizenship Programme
Decision record
​Full
17 September 2015FA15/07/00781A request for Compliance Statistics as previously released by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service until July 2014 in a publication named Compliance Update
Decision record
Documents Released
Full
​15 September 2015​FA 15/03/01254​Use of Force incident spreadsheet between 1 January 2013 to 20 March 2015
Decision record
​Partial
​10 September 2015​FA 15/03/00234​Deed of Agreement between the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and Seven Network regarding TV program Border Security - November 2012
Decision record
​Partial
​3 September 2015​FA 15/08/01043​Visitor Management process for Australian immigration detention facilities
Decision record
Full
​27 July 2015​​​FA 14/11/00491​Significant Investor Visa
Decision record​
​Partial
02 September 2015​FA 15/04/00213IHMS Quarterly Health Datasets
Decision record
​Full
​21 August 2015​FA 14/12/00704Outcome of returned Afghan Asylum Seekers
Decision record
​Partial
​19 August 2015​2015/023117Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1032396.
Notice of Decision
Documents Released
​Partial
​18 August 2015​FA 15/07/00839​Documents on the voiding of Tariff Precedent 15913900
Decsion Record
​Partial
14 August 20152015/021132Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order (TCO) 9607732.
Decision Record
Documents Released

14 August 2015
​14 August 2015​FA 15/07/00251​Documents regarding the creation and removal of tariff precedent number 18477900
Decision Record
​Partial
​12 August 2015​FA 15/02/01114​Travel itinerary for Cambodian delegation visit to Australia
Decision Record
Partial​
05 August 2015FA 15/02/00568'Freedom' branded muesli bars
Decision Record
Partial
03 August 2015FA15/07/01654Documents evidencing the delegation of the Commissioner of Taxation to [ACBPS officers] as set out in attached 12 June 2015 "Notice of Amended Assessment".
Decision record
Documents Released
Full
31 July 20152015/022348Briefings to the immigration minister that relate to allegations that people smugglers were paid by Australian officials in a May asylum seeker turn back operation.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Partial
31 July 20152015/021463Documents relating to the payment of people smugglers in order to "turn the boats around".
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Partial
31 July 20152015/020241Documents relating to the recruitment processes for Counter Terrorism Unit Officers and Border Force Officers.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Full
​31 July 2015​FA 15/01/01157​Joint Facility Audit Reports from Christmas Island immigration detention centre
Decision Record
​Partial
29 July 2015FA 15/06/01149Incident Detail Report and attachments - 1-3MZ5J30
Decision Record
Partial
24 July 2015FA 15/03/00508Use of Wickham Point site as potential detention facility
Decision Record
Partial
23 July 20152015/019582Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0610961
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Full
​23 July 2015​FA 15/06/01148Use of Observation Room Incidents at Villawood during June 2013
Decision Record
​Full
20 July 20152015/022349Documents provided to people who are detained by Customs officers in Australia.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Full
20 July 20152015/019772Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0842699.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Partial
20 July 2015FA 15/01/01292 Independent value for money analyses in relation to the Wickham Point detention contracts with Trepang Services
Decision Record
Internal Review Decision
Partial
17 July 2015FA 15/04/00808 Sex workers/ sex trafficking and the student visa program
Decision Record
Full
14 July 2015FA 15/03/01935 Minister's Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention (MCASD) General Meeting Minutes for September 2014 and November 2014
Decision Record
Partial
10 July 2015FA 15/03/00444 Documents relating to the estimated $185 million required to develop the 11 Mile site
Decision Record
Partial
8 July 2015FA14/11/01050 Pause on accepting UNHCR registered refugees
Decision Record
Partial
3 July 20152013/040771 Documents held by the Compliance and Enforcement Division concerning the Indonesian nationals being caught with birds at Richmond Air Force Base near Sydney and in Darwin in late November 2013 including all emails, reports, briefs, advice, legal advice, media handling, subsequent reports, etc., for the department and the minister’s office.
Notice of Decision
Documents released (Part 1 of 3)
Documents released (Part 2 of 3)
Documents released (Part 3 of 3)
Partial
3 July 2015FA 15/03/01966 CMAL Monthly Report March 2015
Decision Record
Full
2 July 20152015/012332Documents relating to the Cocos Island Surveillance System.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Partial
2 July 20152015/009639

Documents relating to the Border Force Counter Terrorism Unit.
Notice of Decision
Documents released

Partial
1 July 2015FA 15/05/00055 Correspondence between the Secretary and Minister about the public release of the Moss report
Decision Record
Partial
26 June 20152015/003196Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0928147 and 0939751.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
​ 19 June 2015​2015/015626​Applicant seeking application for TCO 0109821/0614118 and related documents.
Notice of Decision
Documents released 
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
16 June 20152015/010600Request for documents relating to the applicant for Tariff Concession Order number 1334128
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
11 June 20152015/011853A request for a copy of the report "Post Action Review – Sharrouf Movement – 6 December 2013 – Final Report".
Notice of Decision​
Document released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
9 June 20152014/006819Request for a copy of all documents that refer to the production and distribution of the publication/graphic novel "Storyboard Afghanistan".
Notice of Decision

Documents released - due to the size of these files, they have not been uploaded into the Disclosure Log. A copy of these documents can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

6 documents released in full

89 documents partial release

8 June 20152015/013816Any reports within specified period considering the loss of firearms, ammunition or night-vision goggles.
Notice of Decision​
Document released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
4 June 20152015/009529

Applicant seeking application for TCO 0307900 and related documents.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
21 May 20152015/010603Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order TCO 1339007.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
18 May 20152015/008816A request for documents relating to the importation of "cachaca", being the Brazilian spirit produced from the distillation of fermented raw sugar cane juice.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
​13 May 2015​2015/015078Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0619086
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
11 May 20152015/009644

Request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
Notice of Decision
Document released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
11 May 2015​2015/009643Request for documents relating to the applicant for Tariff Concession Order number 0803404
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
7 May 20152015/016242

Request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
Notice of Decision
Document released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
7 May 20152015/005369

Seeking applications and related documents for the following Tariff Concession Orders: 1008024, 0941610, and 1218915.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
5 May 20152014/036995A request for documents concerning the vessel now known as SIEV 522 relating to the interception, boarding and transfer of that vessel.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
​4 May 2015​FA 15/03/00044​Report into an allegation that the Department covered up health data of detainees
Decision Record
Documents Released
​Partial
1 May 2015​2015/008502Request for documents relating to the applicant for Tariff Concession Order number 0613412
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
1 May 20152015/004535Request for documents relating to the applicant for Tariff Concession Order number 0939751
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
27 April 2015​2015/007729Request for access to documents referred to in the document "Internal Review of Maritime Incidents of 21 and 27 June 2012"
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
24 April 20152014/010940Request for access to documents relating to overseas communications activities in Indonesia and Malaysia to dissuade people from becoming involved in maritime people smuggling syndicates and anti-people smuggling information campaigns in source and transit countries.
Notice of Decision
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
​21 April 2015​2015/002903​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0932237.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​14 April 2015​FA 14/11/00051 Protiviti Audit - Mapping and costing of temporary visa processing models (3.1MB PDF)
Exemptions: s47C(1), s47E(c), s47E(d)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​10 April 2015​2015/004661​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession 0512265.
Notice of Decision​
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​9 April 2015​FA 14/11/00400 ​Indian Surrogacy Case (4.5MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s22(1)(a)(ii), s42(1), s47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​1 April 2015​FA 15/02/00305Removal Briefs for last 10 irregular maritime arrivals who were involuntarily removed from Australia (3.8MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s47E(d), s47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
30 March 20152015/002896Request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Partial
​23 March 2015​2015/005871​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1309586 and 1404500.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​19 March 2015FA 14/11/00203Detention Centre Employee Assistance Program Report October 2014 (14.9MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s47E(d), s47C(1), s47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​13 March 2015​FA 15/01/00997Instrument of Delegation and Authorisation under the Migration Act 1958 regarding Migration Regulation 1994, Vol 3, Sch 2, Reg 155.5 11 (1.3MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s.22(1)(a)(ii)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​12 March 2015​2014/042570​Request for access to documents relating to ACBPN 2013/64.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​12 March 2015​2014/037346​Request for access to documents relating to the investigation into the image of Ocean Protector's positioning published on 17 April 2014.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​11 March 2015​2014/030979​Request for access to documents relating to the arrest of a Customs officer at the Vinyl Room nightclub and Operation Collage / Bergonia.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​11 March 2015​FA 14/10/01175 ​Five Ministerial submissions relating to protection visas (15.7MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s.22(1)(a)(ii)s.34(1)(c), s.34(2), s.42(1), s.47C(1), s.47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
6 March 20152014/034481

Request for access to documents relating to the passage of K Sharrouf through Sydney airport on 6 December 2013 whilst using the passport of his brother M Sharrouf.

6 documents released in part with deletions.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
6 March 20152014/026726

Request for access to documents relating to detections and seizures made by ACBPS of tobacco products.

4 documents released in part with deletions.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Partial
​4 March 2015​2015/002899​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0911330.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​3 March 2015​2015/003001​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1028496.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​26 February 2015​2015/002897​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Advice 19436900.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Full​
​25 February 2015​2015/000232​A request for access to documents relating to the engagement of Manpower Group in relation to the recruitment of staff for Customs in the year 2014.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​19 February 2015​2014/041914​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 9710913.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​18 February 2015​FA 14/10/01298 ​Ministerial Submission regarding processing of visa applications from Ebola affected countries (3.5MB PDF)
Exemptions: s22(1)(a)(ii), s37(1)(c). s37(2)(c), s47C(1), s47E(d)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​10 February 2015​FA 14/11/00718 ​Illegal activity related to the SIV visa program (1.4MB PDF)
Exemptions: s33(a)(iii), s47E(d), s47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​9 February 2015​2014/041251​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1425824, 1425825 and 1425826.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​4 February 2015​2014/037943​Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1410886.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​23 January 2015FA14/10/00063

​Save the Children contract (Nauru)
Decision Record
Documents Released

​Partial
​​23 January 2015​2014/044586​Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0721765 and 0608339.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​23 January 2015​FA 14/08/00916 ​Incident Reports Manus Island, Port Moresby 13-16 April 2014 (6.5MB PDF)​
Exemptions: s22(1)(a)(ii), s47E(d)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
​23 January 2015​FA 14/10/00055 ​DIBP and IHMS emails regarding psychiatric advice (2.5MB PDF)
Exemptions: ​s47E(d), s47​F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
​Partial
23 January 2015FA 14/09/01146 Serco operational brief and emails to DIBP (2MB PDF)
Exem​ptions: s47E(d), s47F(1)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Partial
​22 January 2015​2014/041250​Request for access to Tariff Concession applications lodged on behalf of Yara Pilbara Nitrates Pty Ltd.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Partial
​12 January 2015​2014/040007​Request for statistics relating to Viagra and Sildenafil Citrate.
Notice of Decision
Documents released
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
​Full
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