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Disclosure Log 2012

​The table below provides a general description of documents disclosed (with redactions) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 for 2012.

Disclosure dateDescription of documents
22/12/2012Documents relating to incidents of self-harm, suicide attempts and medication use by minors in detention centres since 2009
21/12/2012Documents relating to the State Migration Plan agreement between DIAC and Immigration South Australia effective from 1 July 2010
20/12/2012Summary documents detailing numbers within and requests concerning the Movement Reconstruction Database
19/12/2012Documents relating to policies, manuals, assessment forms and instructions to DIAC and Serco staff that fall under the Security Intelligence Obligation within the Immigration Detention Contract
14/12/2012Documents from 1 January 2010 to 12 October 2011 regarding possible changes to the status of New Zealand citizens
5/12/2012The relocation of detainees from Maribyrnong Detention Centre to Sydney on 20 March 2011
4/12/2012Costs incurred by DIAC regarding transport costs for DIAC employees on Christmas Island to taverns, pubs, hotels and other similar venues for 2010 to 2011 and the 2011 to 2012 financial years
30/11/2012Documents relating to the organisations which were invited to, and attended, public meetings regarding the merits of introducing a formal citizenship test between 17 September 2006 and November 2006
24/11/2012Review of the health expenses threshold used to deny visa applicants on cost burden grounds as presented in the Economic Analysis of the Significant Cost Threshold 2010
19/11/2012Documents regarding circumstances of escapes of asylum seekers from detention between January 2006 and April 2011
19/11/2012The number of incidents of self-harm by minors at Christmas Island detention centre from July 2010 to January 2012
16/11/2012Documents relating to allegations raised on 20 April 2012 regarding investigations into possible migration fraud by two Chinese nationals
6/11/2012DIAC documents relating to the Australian government response to consider ratification of the International Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (MWC) formally presented to the United Nations on 8 June 2011
6/11/2012Submissions in response to the August 2011 Discussion Paper on Permanent Employer Sponsored Categories
31/10/2012Documents sent between DIAC and AFP about the asylum seeker known as Captain Emad or Ali Al Abassi
30/10/2012Documents relating to the processing of partner visas in Brasilia between 29 November 2009 and 29 November 2011
29/10/2012The citizenship application form and associated citizenship documents of Adrian Kiki Ariawan
23/10/2012Departmental covering document to a 2010 report 'Economic analysis of the significant cost threshold'.
17/10/2012Documents relating to the assessment of resilience testing from January 2009 to January 2011
12/10/2012Documents relating to Immigration Contract C70005964 which was listed on AusTender in July 2012 for $999 999.99
12/10/2012Out of scope documents relating to a decision released on 17 February 2012
12/10/2012Departmental briefing documents mentioning Mr Jamie Briggs MP
9/10/2012Documents relating to the use of force by the Australian Federal Police on Christmas Island in March 2011
9/10/2012Documents regarding the effectiveness of the Skills Australia Needs events held between 1 January 2011 and 26 July 2012
5/10/2012Policy documents between 1 October 2009 and 28 February 2012 relating to weapons and restraints that are permitted to be used within immigration detention or during the transport and escort of people in detention
28/09/2012Briefings or advice from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship or his office to the Prime Minister or her office in relation to the Enterprise Migration Agreement to allow 1700 foreign workers to be employed at the Roy Hill Mine project
26/09/2012Documents relating to investigation into alleged breaches by 457 sponsors on the Cape Preston Sino-Iron project
24/09/2012A document relating to the decision to make a submission to the Australian Communications and Media Authority regarding the need to protect the privacy of asylum seekers
17/09/2012Documents relating to North Korean protection visa applications and assessment between 1997 and 2011
11/09/2012Internal Audit Report – Removals Part 2: Examination and testing of key controls for removals under the new framework
07/09/2012Emails in relation to an apology aired on ABC TV on 8 July 2012 regarding the points system in immigration detention
07/09/20121998 Living in Harmony video
05/09/2012Documents relating to Code of Conduct breaches between 30 January 2011 and 30 January 2012
30/08/2012Flight data for private aircraft between 1 July 2009 and 30 August 2012
29/08/2012Documents regarding internet and email usage at detention centres
28/08/2012Documents relating to vandalism at Immigration Detention Facilities
24/08/2012Documents relating to all audits of the Movement Alert List and International Movement Records since 1 January 2000
24/08/2012Summaries of incidents within the detention network between 3 October 2009 and 26 May 2011
15/08/2012Documents relating to explosive devices and suspected explosive devices found inside Immigration Detention Facilities.
13/08/2012Documents relating to the Foreign Performers Certificate Scheme and changes to the regulations and legislation for the Subclass 420 (Entertainment) visa.
03/08/2012DIAC grants to indigenous groups between 1 July 2006 and 30 June 2011.
31/07/2012Instruction to the Community Liaison Section between December 2007 and June 2011 regarding the terminology to be used for a specific group.
31/07/2012Documents relating to Council for Immigration Services and Status Resolution visits to Curtin Immigration Detention Centre between January 2011 and August 2011.
31/07/2012Documents relating to cultural awareness training, Becoming an Australia citizen and Welcome to Australia Pre-departure Guide for refugees printed in 2007.
25/07/2012Documents relating to policy reasoning and discussions regarding Overseas Student Health Cover as referred to in section 124.1 in the Procedural Advice Manual.
17/07/2012A letter containing the date certain websites were blocked within Immigration Detention Facilities.
17/07/2012Documents relating to the death of David Saunders – an update to 15/06/2011 release.
17/07/2012Documents relating to the death of Ahmad Al Akabi – an update to 15/06/2011 release.
17/07/2012Documents relating to the death of Josefa Rauluni – an update to 15/06/2011 release.
29/06/2012Meeting minutes and notes of the DoHA & DIAC First Assistant Secretaries' Meeting of 14 July 2011.
27/06/2012Documents including reports, minutes and evaluations relating to the Anti‑Racism Campaign and Living in Harmony Initiative from 1997 to 2001.
26/06/2012Two documents relating to the visa class upon arrival, and on 18 March 2012, of the Brazilian citizen Roberto Curti (deceased on the 18 March 2012).
25/06/2012The minutes of Immigration Detention Advisory Group meetings of September 2008 and November 2008.
24/06/2012Documents discussing the advocacy activities / work of the Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network.
18/06/2012Documents relating to discussion and advice about the return of failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan under the January 2011 agreement between the Australian Government and the Government of Afghanistan.
18/06/2012A summary document relating to confirmed code of conduct breaches for the period 30 January 2010 to 30 January 2011.
25/05/2012Information relating to the National Communications Manager's position and employment duties.
25/05/2012Statistics on new and lapsed migration agent registrations from June 2010 to February 2012.
22/05/2012Documents relating to a missing and/or distressed people smuggling vessel that may have departed Indonesia in October 2009.
18/05/2012Statistics on the number of citizenship by descent applications granted to infants by posts in India and the USA from 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2011.
18/05/2012A paper on concepts and principles of procedural fairness.
17/05/2012Statistics on the non-compliance of visa conditions by Indian citizens on visitor visas from 2005 to 2010.
16/05/2012Ministerial briefing notes on the dismantling of the Pacific Solution prepared for the incoming Labor Government after the 2007 election.
16/05/2012Statistics on the processing of onshore and offshore priority four and five general skilled migration applications for the period 01 January 2011 to 31 December 2011.
10/05/2012Statistics on the educational and country background of applicants for registration as a Migration Agent between January 2010 and 30 June 2011.
09/05/2012Policies relating to self harm and suicide attempts in detention centres.
03/05/2012Statistics on the number of visa health requirement waivers and the number of visa refusals on health grounds for the period 2010-2011.
19/04/2012A document relating to Serco abatements between March 2010 and May 2011.
03/04/2012Ministerial advice regarding potential sites for a regional processing centre or other regional arrangements from 21 August 2010 to 23 June 2011
13/03/2012Statistics for general skilled migration cases lodged in Australia for the period July 2011 to December 2011.
06/03/2012A summary document relating to confirmed code of conduct breaches for the period 30 January 2011 to 30 January 2012.
29/02/2012Documents relating to the development of DIAC's Media Access Deed of Agreement.
29/02/2012Statistics concerning the processing of subclass 309 spouse visa applications in India, UK, Japan, China, Singapore and Canada.
21/02/2012Statistics relating to immigration detention in the Northern Territory.
17/02/2012Documents produced in the last 5 years about forecasts, warnings and advice about overcrowding in immigration detention facilities.
09/02/2012Nationalities of people refused immigration clearance at Australian air and sea ports in 2010-2011.
09/02/2012Letter from The Hon Chris Bowen to The Hon Chris Evans dated 5 Sept 2011 re Relevant Assessing Authority for Skilled Occupations.
09/02/2012Psychiatrists’ recommendations for the SIEV 221 survivors.
08/02/2012Statistics relating to psychiatric medications in NT detention centres as at end of October 2011.
08/02/2012Analysis surrounding unlawful visitors or overstayers in Australia for the 12 months to May 2011.
30/01/2012Briefs on the progress of the Aliceghan project in Afghanistan.
23/01/2012Correspondence showing concerns of migration agents regarding new English language standards.
20/01/2012DIAC's response to the recent Comcare report on occupational health and safety at various detention centres.
20/01/2012DFAT advice in relation to Malaysian solution and advice from the Malaysian Attorney–General.
20/01/2012Immigration Detention Services Contract updated - 20 January 2012.
20/01/2012Documents relating to the 900 hours policy and the Uniform Assessment Criteria for skilled migration.
10/01/2012Medical Panel Consolidation Overview Report, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, November 2009.
06/01/2012Credit card expenditure, number of credit cards issued and acknowledgement documents June – September 2011.