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2017 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 (FOI Act). 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) [Access to edited copies with exempt or irrelevant matter deleted] of the FOI Act is considered 'out of scope' for the request.

Disclosure date (date decision released to applicant)

Reference numberTitleAccess
​14 August 2017​FA 17/04/00843​Syrian Resettlement Program Statistics
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​14 August 2017​FA 17/07/00368​Statistics on subclass 132A, 132B, 188A, 188B, 188C, and 188E visa streams for financial years 2012 to 2017
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​Full
​11 August 2017​FA 16/08/00942​Conditions and treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru
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​Partial
​9 August 2017​FA 17/07/00874Tariff Concession Order 0404142
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​8 August 2017​FA 17/07/00585​Tariff Concession Orders 1660232 and 1660234
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​4 August 2017​FA 17/05/00456​Tariff Concession Orders 8341133 reissued 0614179 and 8531986 reissued 0614180
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​Partial
​4 August 2017​FA17/01/01172​Chief Medical Officer Reviews of Regional Processing Centres between 2013-2015
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​Partial
​4 August 2017​FA17/05/01274​Statistics on the number of people arriving through Refugee and Humanitarian Program (Class XB) who received Health Waiver under PIC4007 from 2011 until 2016
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Full
​4 August 2017​FA17/05/01158​Number of refugee and humanitarian entrants resettled in Australia proposed by a person in Australia from 2011 until 2017
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​2 August 2017​FA17/06/00943​Statistics of lodgements and grants of business talent visa or venture capital entrepreneur stream from 01/07/2012 - 31/05/2017
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​Partial
​​28 July 2017FA 17/04/00580Statistics on occupations removed from the list of eligible skilled occupation for 1 July 2015 to 19 April 2017
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​​28 July 2017​FA 17/05/00584Weipa Customs House - Asbestos 
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​28 July 2017FA17/04/00832 FA17/04/00833 FA17/04/00865 FA17/04/00953 FA17/05/00006 FA17/05/00285 FA17/05/00822Incident - Manus Island - 14 April 2017
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​27 July 2017​FA 17/05/01160Tariff Concession Orders 1536373, 1403432 and 0304371
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​Partial
​25 July 2017​FA 17/06/00834​Statistics on Business Innovation & Investment and Business Talent visa grants - 1 July 2012 to 31 May 2017
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​Full
​20 July 2017​FA 17/07/00006​Various Immigration Detention Statistics for Italian Citizens for Financial Years 2010-2017
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Partial
​18 July 2017​FA 17/05/01279​Statistics on partner visa applications processed at Amman Post
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​17 July 2017​FA 17/01/00878​Statistics on partner visa family violence claims from 2000 to 2016
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​Partial
​12 July 2017​FA 17/05/01184
  1. Data as at June 2017 regarding Higher Duties and Flex accumulated by Department Staff
  2. Data between April 2015 to May 2017 regarding Flex payments, Executive Extended Committee Allowance and Travel by Department Staff

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​12 July 2017​FA 17/01/00475Expired and active labour agreements as at 14 March 2017
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​6 July 2017​FA 17/05/00563​Statistics - Visa subclass 132 and 188 lodged and refused in 2012-31/05/2017 where the Citizenship Country is Malaysia
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​Full
​5 July 2017​FA 17/03/00254​Adler A110 Safety Testing
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​Partial
​3 July 2017​FA 17/05/00081​Statistics - Form 47SP - Application for Migration – 2016
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​3 July 2017​FA 17/05/00092​Statistics on Resident Return visas received in 2016
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​21 June 2017​FA 17/05/00435

​Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 Second Reading Speech
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19 June 2017FA 17/05/01159Statistics on the importation of cannabis and cocaine between 1980 and 2005
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15 June 2017 FA 17/04/00542Statistics on unlawfulness and visa cancellations for Italian citizens
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15 June 2017FA 17/04/00916Key findings and analysis of APS Employee Census on Staff Engagement for 2014, 2015 and 2016
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14 June 2017FA 17/04/00226Subclass 457 nominations lodged between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016
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6 June 2017FA 17/05/00644Tariff Concession Order 0303104
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Partial
6 June 2017FA 17/02/00878Processing requirements for humanitarian visa applicants in Syria – Ministerial Submission of 20 January 2010
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Partial
6 June 2017FA 17/04/00288Subclass 457 visas in the ICT sector granted between 1 October 2015 and 31 March 2017
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2 June 2017FA 17/04/00312Subclass 457 standard business sponsorship granted between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2017
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Partial
2 June 2017 FA 17/02/00489Top conditions identified by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth for certain skilled visas in 2015-16
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1 June 2017 FA 16/10/00977The Immigration Detention Facilities and Detainee Services Contract as at August 2016
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30 May 2017FA 17/02/00602Review of IHMS working with children checks referred to in the departmental review of allegations about IHMS following Guardian Australia's reports in 2015
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Partial
26 May 2017FA 17/02/00110Protection visa and returns and removals data 2005 to 2016
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25 May 2017FA 16/11/01346457 visa nomination outcomes by skilled occupation 1 January 2014 to 31 October 2016
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22May 2017FA 17/03/01116Training for decision makers - assessment of LGBT+ asylum seekers
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Partial
19 May 2017FA 17/02/00884Passenger clearance course – convention travel documents
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Partial
19 May 2017FA 17/04/00025Tariff Concession Order 0601602 (reissued as 0804886)
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Partial
16 May 2017FA 17/03/00312 Statistics on Australian resettled refugees referred by the UN Refugee Agency – Financial years from 2011 to 2017
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10 May 2017FA 16/10/01759Review documents regarding the 2000 published incident reports from Nauru
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Partial
10 May 2017FA 16/10/01730 Correspondence to and from the Secretary regarding the 2000 published incident reports from Nauru
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5 May 2017FA 17/02/00462Statistics on Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visas lodged in 2015-16
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Full
5 May 2017FA 17/01/00360Documents to and from the Minister’s Office regarding Reza Barati and Faysal Ahmed
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4 May 2017FA 17/03/00367 Statistics on Australian residency From United States residents – Financial years from 2006 to 2017
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4 May 2017FA 17/03/00303 Statistics on Australian citizenship and website visits by United States residents – 2011-2017
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2 May 2017FA 16/11/00582-R1 Tariff Concession Order 1107178
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Partial
2 May 2017 FA 17/03/00593Statistics on Partner (subclasses 820 and 801) visas for the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16
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26 April 2017FA 17/02/00562The number of boat turnbacks in 2016
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13 April 2017 FA 16/11/01718Planning the 2016-17 Migration Programme
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12 April 2017 FA 16/12/00958Statistics regarding persons in detention on character grounds - 16 December 2016
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12 April 2017 FA 17/03/00539Job profile for visa processing officers
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Partial
11 April 2017 FA 17/03/00438Subclass 457 visa nominations refused from July 2013 to February 2017
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30 March 2017 FA 16/11/01068 Legislative Instrument identifying countries of concern for Child and Adoption visas
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Partial
30 March 2017 FA 17/02/00939 Ballot results for Enterprise bargaining during 2015 and 2016
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Partial
28 March 2017 FA 17/02/00475 Position titles of EL2 and EL1 officers in “Immigration and Citizenship Policy Division” and “Visa and Citizenship Management Division”
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27 March 2017 FA 16/09/00074 Review of Customs Licensing Regimes
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​Partial
24 March 2017FA 17/03/00389Tariff Concession Order 0802471
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Partial
23 March 2017 FA 17/02/000349Cost of litigation regarding the use of the song “I am Australian”
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Partial
23 March 2017FA 17/03/00012Applications for Australian citizenship by descent in 2016
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22 March 2017FA 17/02/00030Termination of Protected Industrial Action 2016
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Partial
21 March 2017FA 17/01/00250 Tariff Concession Order 1647043
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Partial
10 March 2017FA 16/09/02892Processing of FOI Request FA 16/05/01387
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Partial
9 March 2017FA 17/02/00049FOI Weekly Report - 15 January 2017
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9 March 2017FA 17/01/00996Revocation of Tariff Concession Order 1647286
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Partial
7 March 2017FA 17/02/00166Offshore humanitarian visa grants - people displaced by conflicts in Syria and Iraq - 1 July 2015 to 6 January 2017
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3 March 2017FA 16/12/00787Detection and disposal of firearms - July 2011 to June 2016
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3 March 2017FA 17/01/01034IHMS Health Data Sets for Onshore Detention and Regional Processing Centres – Quarter 2 and 3 2016
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​28 February 2017​FA 16/07/00303Statistics for Unauthorised Air Arrivals UAAs from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2016
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​28 February 2017​FA 17/02/00610 Resident Return Visas lodged - 1 January 2015-31 December 2015
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​Full
​21 February 2017​FA 16/12/01048 ​Business Innovation & Investment Visa (subclass 188/888) statistics - 1 July 2012 to 30 November 2016
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​15 February 2017​FA 17/01/00660 ​Visa holders in Australia on the 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa as at 30 June 2013; 30 June 2014; 30 June 2015 and 30 June 2016
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​13 February 2017​FA 16/11/01320 ​Tourist Refund Scheme data - 2015-2016
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​8 February 2017​FA 16/11/01872Tariff Concession Order 0704735
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​Partial
​7 February 2017​FA 16/10/02057 ​Back pocket brief - Staff members undertaking mandatory drug and alcohol tests
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​6 February 2017​FA 16/10/02310 ​Proposed streamlined visa processing for providers in non-university sectors August 1 July 2012 to 22 March 2014
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​3 February 2017​FA 16/04/01146 ​Fraud allegations made against International Health and Medical Services
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​Partial
​3 February 2017​FA 16/06/00790 ​Summary incident reports for detention centres in Australia and Reginal Processing Centres 1 February 2016 - 30 April 2016
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​Partial
​3 February 2017​FA 16/06/00783 ​Summary incident reports for detention centres in Australia and Regional Processing Centres 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016
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​Partial
3 February 2017FA 16/06/00774 ​Summary incident reports for detention centres in Australia and Regional Processing Centres 1 August 2015 - 31 October 2015
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​Partial
23 January 2017FA 16/01/00478Review into allegations of misconduct at the Manus Regional Processing Centre
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Partial
​23 January 2017​FA 16/11/00648 Documents relating to the scope of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security – Immigration visit to DIBP Immigration Detention Centres in 2013
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​Partial
​19 January 2017​FA 16/12/00853 ​2016-2017 Budget Figures for DIBP Media and FOI Functions
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​Full
​18 January 2017​FA 16/10/01801 ​Correspondence with Safework South Australia relating to the importation of building products containing asbestos
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​Partial
​17 January 2017​FA 16/08/00237 ​IHMS Health Data Sets for Onshore Detention and Regional Processing Centres – Quarter1 2016
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​16 January 2017​FA 16/11/01500 ​Data on Syrian applicants for visitor visas and refugee and humanitarian visas from July to September 2016
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​11 January 2017​FA 16/11/01873 ​Tariff Concession Order 0607741
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​Partial
​10 January 2017​FA 16/10/00257Tariff Concession Order 9102149
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​Partial
4 January 2017​FA 16/09/01005​Consultation with the Department of Education about regulation changes for education providers
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3 January 2017​FA 16/10/01647Minutes from the Streamlined Visa Processing Roundtable, August 2012
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​Partial