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2016 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
​30 December 2016​FA 16/10/00798

​Offshore Humanitarian Programme Statistics
1 July 2015 to 17 October 2016
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​29 December 2016​FA 16/10/02340​Minutes from the Citizenship Loss Board
9 September 2016
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​Full
​29 December 2016​FA 15/12/01546​Ministerial Working Group on Protecting Vulnerable Visa Holders
Decision Record
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​Partial
​29 December 2016​FA 16/10/02557​Manus and Nauru Regional Processing Centre, Standard Operating Procedures
Decision Record
Documents Released
​Partial
​20 December 2017 ​FA16/03/01791-R1​Reports about asbestos products imported - Internal Review
Decision Record
Documents Released
​Partial
​16 December 2016​FA 16/10/01615​Tariff Concession Order 1242273
Decision Record
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​Partial
​16 December 2016​FA 16/11/01711​Tariff Concession Order 1612840
Decision Record
Documents Released
​Partial
​7 December 2016​FA 16/11/01268​Supplementary Estimates 2016 - Key Issues Briefs
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​Full
​6 December 2016​FA 16/01/01847​Code of Behaviour Assessment Standard Operating Procedures and data of breaches between - 26/06/2014 to 30/08/2016
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​5 December 2016​FA 16/10/02041​Statistics for Subclass 476 visas lodged between 1 July 2014 and 30 September 2016
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​5 December 2016​FA 16/11/01342​Policy documents and machines used to screen visitors to Maribyrnong Immigration Detention
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​5 December 2016​FA 16/11/00164​ABF Podcase Series
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​2 December 2016​FA16/11/00189Email classification settings
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​1 Decemeber 2016​FA 16/09/00500​Student Visas lodged in New Delhi between 1/1/2016 and 12/8/2016
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​28 November 2016​FA16/10/00200​Strategy Handbook March 2016
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​28 November 2016​FA16/10/00404Integration Action Tracker March-July 2016
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​Full
​​28 November 2016​FA16/10/00254Tariff Concession Order Documents TCO1429286
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​Full
​25 November 2016​FA16/10/01614​Tariff Concession Order 1208983
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​23 November 2016​​FA16/09/02857ANAO report 13 September 2016 into detention services procurement​
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​Partial
​23 November 2016​FA 16/09/02554

​Offshore Humanitarian Refugee visa stream grants by Country of Birth and Religion from 1 January 2015 to 28 October 2016
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​22 November 2016​FA 16/10/01600​Tariff Concession Order 0614335
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​​22 November 2016​FA 16/10/01603​Tariff Concession Order 1108417
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​​22 November 2016​FA 16/10/01613​Tariff Concession Order 1208950
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​​22 November 2016​FA 16/10/01599

Tariff Concession Order 0614327 formerly 9703636
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​18 November 2016​FA16/11/00184​Instrument of Arrangement 2015 - Freedom of Information (FOI)
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​17 November 2016​FA16/10/00956Statistics regarding Visa applications lodged in the Philippines 2015-2016​
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​8 November 2016​FA16/10/00761​Offer of interview standard application acknowledgement letter
Decision Letter
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​8 November 2016​FA16/06/01486Taskforce Cadena agency agreement between Fair Work Ombudsman and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection​
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​4 November 2016​FA16/09/01170​Client Feedback Policy
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​3 November 2016​FA16/05/01391

Visa risk assessment reports, briefs and statistics about s501 character related visa cancellations for financial years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16
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​2 November 2016​FA16/09/02824Statistics about seizure of Counterfeit Goods subject to a notice of objection during the financial year 2014-15​
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​1 November 2016​FA16/10/00433​Building One Organisation Pulse Check Findings 2015
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​31 October 2016FA16/10/00171​​Statistics on General Skilled Migration from 1 January 2016 to 31 August 2016
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​25 October 2016​FA16/06/00927

​Complex Visa cancellations - July 2015 to July 2016
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​Partial
​21 October 2016FA16/09/00664​​Number of SHEV/TPV applications lodged by migration agents
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​19 October 2016​FA16/06/00739

​Control Framework for Detention-Related Decision Making 2014
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6 October 2016FA16/07/00108

Status Resolution Support Services:

  • Policy Advice Manual – October 2014
  • Operational Procedures Manual – July 2016
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6 October 2016FA16/09/02206Invitations issued under Migration Regulation 1994, Schedule 2, Sub-clause 132.231
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5 October 2016FA15/09/00223Construction costs for new Departmental offices in Adelaide and Melbourne
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30 September 2016FA16/09/00535Instrument of Revocation: IMMI 15/141
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29 September 2016FA16/08/02343Tariff Concession Order (TCO) 0839784
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Partial
29 September 2016FA16/09/00146Tariff Concession Order (TCO) 9801041
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Partial
29 September 2016FA15/10/00091KPMG Report dated 5 April 2014 in response to Web Data Breach
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28 September 2016FA16/05/01387Report prepared for Wilson Security - Media Leaks Investigation
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Partial
15 September 2016FA16/07/01624Statistics on visa grants and applications by religion between 2006/07 to 2015/16
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15 September 2016FA16/07/00574Statistics on applications for citizenship during 2015/16 by subclass and pending decision as at 30 June 2016
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14 September 2016FA16/07/00921Tariff Concession Order 0900116
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13 September 2016FA16/07/00921Tariff Concession Orders 1612644 and 1612645
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13 September 2016FA16/05/00587Submissions to the Joint Review Board into the incursions into Indonesian waters in 2013/2014
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6 September 2016FA16/07/00874Tariff Concession Order 0904719
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Partial
5 September 2016FA16/08/00696Illustrative Descriptive Material and Tariff Advice dated 07/04/2008 for TCO 0805577
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25 August 2016FA16/05/02411Tariff Concession Order 1317650 re-issued as 1616228
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Partial
24 August 2016FA16/01/00673Illegal Work Targeting Strategy, Compliance and Fraud Control Plan documents, between 2013 and June 2016
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19 August 2016FA15/12/01570Statistics regarding applications granted/refused for Second Working Holiday (subclass 417) visa since 1 January 2014 to 11 December 2015
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19 August 2016FA16/06/02674Data relating to the importation of Fingolimod
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Partial
19 August 2016FA16/06/02024Request for a copy of the Asbestos Importation Review Report
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Partial
17 August 2016FA16/06/00922Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 8342963 revoked and re-issued as TCO 1438370
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17 August 2016FA16/06/02302Data relating to the importation of Compressed Fibre Cement (CFC) flooring by Robin Johnson Engineering
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Partial
16 August 2016FA16/07/01431Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0614697
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15 August 2016FA16/05/00610Departmental statistics regarding student visa cancellations since 2011 as at 11 July 2016
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12 August 2016FA16/05/02329Documents relating to the revocation of Tariff Concession Orders 1412644, 0828806 and 1503322
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5 August 2016FA16/06/00918Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1539793
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Partial
5 August 2016FA16/03/00084Number of deaths in detention
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Partial
5 August 2016FA16/04/01254Social media policy
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4 August 2016FA16/03/00493Summary of Statistics of Infringements under section 229 of Migration Act 2011 and 2015
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29 July 2016FA15/07/00889Australian Government pause on accepting new referrals from the UNHCR October 2014
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29 July 2016FA16/01/00138Correspondence between us and the Department of Infrastructure concerning consultations regarding the preparation of the Coastal Shipping Act bill between May 2014 and May 2015
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Partial
29 July 2016FA16/03/00488MIBP travel to the US in February 2016
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Partial
29 July 2016FA16/07/00001457 visas lodged, approved, and refused – 2014-16
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28 July 2016FA15/11/00391Documents relating to alleged rape on Nauru dated between 20 August 2015 and 30 October 2015
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27 July 2016FA16/07/00392Manus and Nauru Regional Processing Centre transferee induction booklets
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26 July 2016FA15/08/00732Communication with foreign governments about the effects of stripping Australian citizenship of dual nationals who engage in terrorism
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Partial
25 July 2016FA16/05/02073Government Instrument of Delegation and Authorisation applicable to the International Division (revoked) dated 25 June 2015 and 30 June 2015
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25 July 2016FA16/05/01767Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0919695
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22 July 2016FA15/11/00966Visa character cancellation statistics
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22 July 2016FA15/11/00301Removals of detainees from Nauru due to sexual assault
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Partial
15 July 2016FA16/02/00219Interception of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs
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Partial
15 July 2016FA15/10/00067Documents detailing incidents of sexual assault at Wickham Point Detention Centre
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Partial
14 July 2016FA16/07/00572Request for Illustrative Descriptive Material relating to Tariff Advice 17206400
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13 July 2016FA16/06/01062Import data relating to Float Glass and Surface Ground or Polished Glass in sheets
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13 July 2016FA16/05/00594Documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1442731 and 1103437
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12 July 2016FA16/03/00091Documents relating to reports that 28 life jackets washed up on Cocos Island around 22 May 2013
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Partial
11 July 2016FA15/10/01027Briefs for incoming Chief Medical Officer and Surgeon General, October 2015
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Partial
8 July 2016FA16/03/01791Importation of products containing asbestos into Australia 2011-16
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Partial
8 July 2016FA16/04/02043 Death of Robert Peihopa at Villawood
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Partial
8 July 2016FA16/05/01040Decision to publish The Journey on YouTube
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Partial
8 July 2016FA16/06/00956Business visa statistics
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8 July 2016FA16/05/00727Labour agreement statistics
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8 July 2016FA16/03/00145Complaints about detention medical facilities
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Partial
5 July 2016FA16/05/01386 Documents relating to the revocation of Tariff Concession Order 1317650
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Partial
5 July 2016FA16/05/00599Instruction and Guideline Detained Goods Management Claims for the return of seized goods
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Partial
4 July 2016FA16/05/01035 Documents relating to the standard FOI charges calculator
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4 July 2016FA16/05/01039 Two applicants sought access to the document that shows the overall compensation amount paid to Save the Children Australia
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1 July 2016FA16/05/02461Statistics regarding overseas surrogacy citizenship applications received between 2008 and 2014.
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28 June 2016FA15/12/01765 Template documents about requests received via Right to Know and templates used to manage Right to Know FOI requests
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22 June 2016FA16/04/01146Reports and audits since July 2015 regarding allegations of fraud made against IHMS
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Partial
3 June 2016FA16/05/01601Contact list for overseas posts
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Partial
2 June 2016FA15/07/01871Documents regarding removal of Wilson Security Staff from Manus in relation to alleged gang rape
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Partial
1 June 2016FA16/03/02150Documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0605756 and 1424239
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1 June 2016FA 16/03/01596Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1539793
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Partial
1 June 2016FA16/05/01401A copy of Tariff Precedent 9911300
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31 May 2016FA16/03/01597The Illustrative Descriptive Material for Tariff Concession Order 1317989
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27 May 2016FA16/05/00337Request for access to import data relating to clear float glass – Tariff Classification 7005.29.00
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25 May 2016FA15/11/00990Incident Detail Report – 1-3GBVST
Decision Record
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Partial
23 May 2016FA16/02/01539Instruments of Delegation and Authorisation for Visa and Citizenship Management (2015) and International Relations (2016) in regards to making decisions on Visa Applications
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20 May 2016FA16/04/01379Request for all meeting minutes from the Citizenship Loss Board
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Partial
17 May 2016FA16/04/01804Senate Estimates index February 2016
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17 May 2016FA15/10/00975Mail and parcel registers for Nauru and Manus Regional Processing Centres for April 2014, October 2014, November 2014 and December 2014
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13 May 2016FA16/04/01255A list of the current membership of the “Citizenship Loss Board”
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11 May 2016FA15/11/00365Ministerial Intervention statistics per FY 2012-2015
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7 May 2016FA16/05/01769 Illustrative Descriptive Material relating to Tariff Concession Order 8437989
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6 May 2016FA15/09/01362Documents regarding STATT Consulting's work for the Department in anti-people smuggling communication projects
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4 May 2016FA16/03/01033Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0708726
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2 May 2016FA15/09/01842Internal correspondence regarding planned visit to Australia by musician Chris Brown during December 2015
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21 April 2016FA16/02/00218Documents containing statistics on the importation of illegal drugs through the post between 1 January 2015 and 28 January 2016
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20 April 2016FA15/12/01767Number of FOI requests received and finalised and, correspondence about the FOI automated email
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19 April 2016FA16/03/00987Documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 9706875, 9704656 and 9610867
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19 April 2016FA16/03/00487Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0411207
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19 April 2016FA16/03/00475Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0411207
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18 April 2016FA15/11/00333List of staff in Media Operations Section October 2015
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14 April 2016FA15/12/01537Documents relating to an incident on 16 July 2013 where a boat capsized and was subject to Search and Rescue (SAR) 2013/4816
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11 April 2016FA15/10/00814Documents relating to reasons why asylum seekers and refugees have stayed at Granville Motel, Port Moresby in 2015-16
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1 April 2016FA16/02/01591Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1520129 reissued as Tariff Concession Order 1532775
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1 April 2016FA16/02/01594Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1317650
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29 March 2016FA16/02/00662A request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 9808058
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29 March 2016FA16/02/00639Request for documents to Tariff Concession Order 9706777
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24 March 2016FA15/09/01840DIBP media protocols (during September 2015) and mechanisms to review the effectiveness of ABF operations
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23 March 2016FA15/12/01755Information regarding the number of non-citizens referred for cancellation; number of visas cancelled; and number of visas pending to be revoked
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22 March 2016FA15/07/01877Documents regarding possible changes to the NZ pathway to permanent residence
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18 March 2016FA16/02/00876Documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1408894
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18 March 2016FA16/03/00111Request for access to the number and types of firearms legally imported into Australia in the three financial years 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15
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18 March 2016FA16/01/01846Documents relating to Tariff Concession 8432676
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17 March 2016FA15/07/01970Asylum seekers who have been intercepted, detained under the Maritime Powers Act and subject to turnbacks; abuse of asylum seekers in detention centres
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10 March 20162014-012648Full report of the Customs/Defence internal review into Australian vessels breaching Indonesian Territory six times
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9 March 2016FA 15/10/01143Documents to/from DIBP to/from the Minister/Minister’s office regarding ‘Abyan’
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8 March 2016FA16/02/00658Actual self-harm incidents at Nauru Regional Processing Centre 1 October 2015 to 31 January 2016
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4 March 2016FA15/12/01757Subclass 600 visa grant/refusal rate for Albanian nationals processed in Belgrade between 2013 and 2015
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4 March 2016FA15/10/01625Correspondence - Visit to Nauru - Australian Journalist
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3 March 2016FA16/02/00222Health Data Sets – Onshore Detention and Regional Processing Centres – July to September and October to December 2015
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2 March 2016FA15/05/00460Social Media restrictions on Nauru
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1 March 2016FA16/01/01520A request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0804820
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19 February 2016FA15/07/00493Decisions related to various Northern Territory immigration detention facilities and services contracts - 2010 to 2015
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18 February 2016FA15/10/00321Correspondence between the Department and Transfield regarding the divestment of Transfield shares or the boycott of Transfield services due to its provision of detention services (date range 3/10/2014-3/10/2015)
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15 February 2016FA15/12/01734Cases of DIBP staff breaches of code of conduct, leading to dismissal or resignation between 1 October 2014 and 1 October 2015.
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15 February 2016FA15/08/01440A copy of a report produced from the I&PS reporting system about all “missed detections” in relation to specific categories of prohibited and restricted goods
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15 February 2016FA15/08/00253A request for access to documents regarding the inappropriate use of an international passenger’s mobile phone
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9 February 2016FA14/10/01298Suspension on humanitarian visa applications from Ebola affected countries
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9 February 2016FA15/12/00467Request for a copy of the SOP “Impounding Australian travel documents
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8 February 2016FA16/02/00212Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0926725
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8 February 2016FA15/12/01349Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0315708
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8 February 2016FA15/12/01346Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0315725
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4 February 2016FA15/10/01143Documents to/from DIBP to/from the Minister/Minister’s office regarding ‘Abyan’
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4 February 2016FA15/12/00289The number of firearms imported in Australia for the years 2013-14 and 2014-15.
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27 January 2016FA 15/11/00266Afghanistan: Returns and Relocation Issues Paper, January 2014
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19 January 20162014-037309Documents relating to overseas communications activities, carried out in Indonesia and Malaysia, to dissuade people from becoming involved in maritime people smuggling syndicates and anti-people smuggling campaigns in source and transit countries.
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19 January 2016FA15/08/00254Approvals for direct sourcing – various detention facilities, Northern Territory
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05 January 2016FA15/09/01353Northern Territory Designated Area Migration Agreement
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