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FOI Disclosure Logs for Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

The former Australian Customs and Border Protection Service was required by section 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request.

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 log has been released by Customs and Border Protection 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 at FOI Coordinator.

The following documents have been released by Customs and Border Protection since 1 May 2011:

FOI reference no. Date access given to documents Summary of FOI request received by agency Description of information released (and whether released in full or part)
Link to information that can be accessed from this website or another website (or contact details to obtain copy of document)

2014

2014/03693023/12/2014Request for access to a document detailing the amount of total spend for the F/Y 2012 towards listed expense types.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/03505715/12/2014Request for access to requests to the AFP to investigate disclosure, publication or cummunication that may fall under s70 of the Crimes Act 1914 since September 2013.3 pages released in full and 3 pages released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/038952 12/12/2014 Request for access to Illustrative Descriptive Material relating to Tariff Concession Order 1415882.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document released

2014/0379448/12/2014Request for ACBPS Practice Statement PS 2011/03 published on 2 March 2011.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document for Release

2014/03482114/11/2014Request for documents relating to the applicant for Tariff Concession Order numbers 0830251 and 0608185.6 documents released in full; and
21 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

 

2014/017038
(refer 2014/006688)
13/11/2014Request for Internal Review of access refusal decision for documents relating to an incident in January 2014 where it is alleged that asylum seekers were mistreated and had their hands deliberately burnt.4 additional documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Internal Review Decision

Documents Released

2014/03659610/11/2014Request for access to CCTV footage recording an incident on 17 August 2014 where vessles were blown from their berths at Fremantle Ports.6 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

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.

2014/01369930/10/2014Request for Movements Report and Information Reports for period 1 January 2009 to present relating to the ship Sage Sagittarius.35 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents released

2014/00405430/10/2014

Request for documents relating to:
1. an intercepted boat that sailed from Kupang, in West Timor, bound for Darwin in late December 2013;
2. all asylum seeker boats intercepted since September 7, 2013; and
3. all asylum seeker boats turned back since September 7, 2013.

30 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents released

2014/033250 23/10/2014 Request for access to documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0003112, 0008878 and 0003517. 3 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/03325023/10/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders numbered 0003112, 0008878 and 0003517.3 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00681601/10/2014Request for a copy of the full report of the Customs/Defence internal review into Australian vessels breaching Indonesian Territory - substitute decision.1 document released in part with deletions.

Substitute Notice​ of Decision

Subs​titute do​cu​ment released

2014/02467416/09/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1411893 and 1411894.2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/02620516/09/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1331642.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/02358411/09/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0003517 and 0008878.2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/02352110/09/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0003112.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/02736009/09/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1340271.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/01873703/09/2014Request for copies of documents showing the total number of emails sent to and received by the Chief of Staff of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/025342
2014/028759

02/09/2014
16/09/2014

Two requests for access to documents relating to:
1. the arrest of a Customs officer at the Vinyl Room nighclub and
2. Operation Collage/Bergonia
1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision (1)

Notice of Decision (2)

Document Released

 

2014/02150629/08/2014Request for documents relating to tariff concession orders 1411358, 0614423, 9905851, 0109368, 9406917, 9802521 and 9806121.4 documents released in full and 14 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/02486926/08/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0920404.1 document released in full and 2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00692722/07/2014Request for documents relating to the incidents in which Australian border protection vessels crossed into Indonesian territorial waters between December 2013 and January 2014.3 documents released in full and 2 documents released in part with deletions.

No​tice of ​Decision

Docum​ents ​​R​eleased

2014/00668921/07/2014Request for documents relating to the overall costs of fitting out an ACBPS media room on London Circuit, Canberra.1 document released in full and 10 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01991011/07/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0926725.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01964211/07/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0511816.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01833703/07/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1233326, 0606866 and 0818533.18 documents released in part with deletions and
3 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01873830/06/2014Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0928147.6 documents released in part with deletions and
2 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01350230/06/2014Request for copies of the application for Tariff Concession Orders numbered 0941610, 0929226, 0943623, 1008024, 0918074, 0911059, 0911231, 0911230 and 0911232.7 documents released in part with deletions and
1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/012196
30/06/2014
Request for a copy of documents relating to Tariff Concesion Orders 0902680 and 0902682.4 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision - Stage 1
Documents Released - Stage 1

Notice of Decision - Stage 2
Documents Released - Stage 2

2014/006343
24/06/2014
Request for a copy of the transcript of the NOT&DS conference that was held on 11-12 December 2012.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/010590
20/06/2014
Request for documents that list the details of every maritime vessel intercepted as part of Operation Sovereign Borders.2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/012860
17/06/2014
Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0938988.

2 documents released in full; and
2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/009850
16/06/2014
Request for Ministerial submissions regarding the establishment of the National Border Targeting Centre.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/008939
5/06/2014
Request for application requesting revocation of Tariff Concession 0802362.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents released

2014/013700
4/06/2014
Request for documents relating to privacy policies and MCS Banksmeadow.2 documents released in full; and
8 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/010356
30/05/2014
Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0512556.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/013681
30/05/2014
Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 9601530.1 document released in full; and
1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/006008
29/05/2014
Request for copies of approvals issued in relation to the deployment of BPC assets to intercept potential asylym seekers by BPC assets and Ministerial Minutes relating to the interception of potential asylum seeker vessels by BPC assets, since 7 September 2013.4 documents released in part with deletions..

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/04177611/04/2014Request for copies of documents relating to ACN2007/56 and ACBPN 2013/64.

5 documents released in full and
38 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/01513721/05/2014Request for a copy of a photo taken of s/v 'Banshe' approximately 150nm north of Darwin.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/01285913/05/2014Request for number and types of firearms legally imported into Australia in 2012-2013 and 2013-April 20141 document released in full; and
1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00668807/05/2014Request for documents relating to an incident in January 2014 where it is alleged that asylum seekers were mistreated and hand their hands deliberately burnt.13 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00655407/05/2014Request for documents relating to an intercepted boat that sailed from Kupang bound for Darwin in December 2013/January 2014 and subsequent allegations from asylum seekers on board that Australina Navy personnel deliberately burnt their hands.13 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00998024/04/2014Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 0941610 and 0943623.4 documents released in full; and
2 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00808615/04/2014Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 1338755.

2 documents released in full; and
1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Release​d

2014/00681604/04/2014Request for a copy of the full report of the Customs/Defence internal review into Australian vessels breaching Indonesian Territory six times, and correspondence between the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and ACBPS relating to the release of the report.1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/00655504/04/2014Request for copies of the detailed final report and draft report on incidents where Australian ships have sailed into Indonesian waters during Operation Sovereign Borders.1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2014/00808527/03/2014Request for the illustrative descriptive material and concessions
stated use relating to Tariff Concession Order 1103975.
1 document released in full.
1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decisi​on

Documents R​eleased

2014/00668624/03/2014Request for application and illustrative descriptive material in respect of these Tariff Concession Orders 0108410, 0210923, 0844702, 0612370, 0612371, 0612384, 0613889, 0701082.

8 documents released in full.
8 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00651924/03/2014Request for application and illistrative descriptive material in respect of Tariff Concession Order 1306959.

1 document released in full.
2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013

2013/04212119/03/2014Request for AMSA emergency broadcasts requesting assistance for vessels in distress, directed at
Australian agencies and/or commercial vessel north of Christmas Island, since
September 7 2013.
3 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/04212019/03/2014Request for documents that represent the first notification received by AMSA of each unique search and rescue incident involving asylum seeker vessels in the period 25 September
2013 and 16 October 2013.
1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents released

2013/01923114/03/2014Request for the the BPC running sheets for June 5 to 7 2013.1 document released in part with deletions.

Stage2 Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/0049403/03/2014Request for illustrative descriptive material relating to Tariff Concession Orders 1207888 and 1210390.3 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03911328/02/2014Request for documents regarding the attempted towing of an asylum seeker boat and the rescue of passengers on board between 14 November and 24 November 2013.10 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/04076812/02/2014Request for documents relating to staff travel costs of ACBPS personnel within JATF to OSB briefings in Sydney.29 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03842912/02/2014

Request for documents relating to:
- asylum seeker boats being turned back at sea from 29 Octboer 2013 to 13 November 2013 and
- asylum seeker boat sea rescues for the period 7 September 2013 to 13 November 2013.

19 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03463012/02/2014Request for the BPC Situation Reports regarding any suspected asylum seeker boats that were in distress and call for assistance/rescue from Australia from 25 September to 15 October 2013.2 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02409012/02/2014Request for the communications log for the Customs vessel Triton including the vessel's precise location for the period 9am AEST 12 July 2013 to 11:30pm AEST 14 July 2013.

1 document released in full; and
1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02409512/02/2014Request for the incident log for SAR 2013/4724.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2014/00353519/02/2014Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Orders 9403664 and 9401109.6 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0303184/02/2014Request for documents relating to knives as defined by Items 14 and 16 Schedule 13 of the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956.

3 documents released in full;
2 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/04158523/01/2014Request for a copy of Practice Statement B_PAX03 Passenger and crew duty free concessions.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/04207716/01/2014Request for copies of all reported Kava seizures by ACBPS between 2008 and 2010.1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/03911514/01/2014Request for documents relating to the seizure or detection of pharmaceuticals illegally brought into Australia in 2013.1 document released in full.
28 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03610702/01/2014Request for documents relating to the retirement, rehoming and deaths of Customs Dogs.58 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03842716/12/2013Request for documents relating to tariff concession order 1311077.

1 document released in full; and
1 document released in part

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0323162/12/2013Request for copies of communications relating to any chance in the way asylum seeker boat arrivals are announced or publicly disclosed.9 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03258122/11/2013Request for access to video footage from SIEV 311.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

A copy of this document can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number.

2012/03122815/11/2013 Request for a copy of I&PS Final Investigators Reports relating to file numbers: 2009/279, 2009/0000162, 2009/0000064, 2008/141, 2008/171, 2009/133 and 2009/303.

3 documents released in part.

Documents Released

2013/03382325/11/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0716467.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/0312378/11/2013Request for access to the Incoming Government Brief.1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2012/026168
2012/042644
2013/002377
15/10/2013Request for access to a document identifying the Rights Holders or Licensed/Authorised Users of the 10 most seized counterfeit fashion accessories, clothing and footwear items including the number of seizures for each Rights Holders or Licensed/Authorised Users, for the period 1 July 2011 to 3 July 2012.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/0291718/10/2013Request for access to a copy of policy or procedure to deal with claims made for client legal privilege as a consequent of ACBPS exercising coercive information gathering powers.1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02550303/10/2013Request for access to correspondence from family and/or friends alerting Australian Government agencies to people they believe are missing from two asylum seeker vessels believed to have gone missing whilst on their way from Indonesia to Australia in May and August 2012.3 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/03029620/09/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0610961.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02279110/09/2013Request for the log of HMAS Success’ interception of SIEV 20 about 50 nautical miles from Christmas Island on 19-20 February 2007 detailing the reasons the Sri Lankan passengers on board the SIEV were transferred to HMAS Success.3 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02844612/09/2013Request for copies of documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 9608792.

4 documents released in full.
10 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02221211/09/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 9606635.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/019231
2013/019243
2013/020222

30/08/2013Requests from three applicants for access to photographic images of an asylum seeker vessel near Christmas Island between 5 and 7 Jun 2013 (referred to as SAR 3821).5 images released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision - Request 1
Notice of Decision - Request 2
Notice of Decision - Request 3

Documents Released

2013/0275975/09/2013Request for access to copies of documents relating to SIEV 391 which arrived at Browse Island on 27/28 July 2012.11 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02485228/08/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0804335.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02485128/08/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0701749.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02749027/08/2013Request for a copy of Map Number 2010-19 dated 7 September 2010 which details ACBPS's section 15 Wharf.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02125119/08/2013Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 0802926.

1 document released in full;
12 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02373713/8/2013Request for photographic images taken of a missing Sri Lankan asylum seeker vessel described as SAR 2013/3877 in a Pan Pan and Securite notice issed by AMSA.1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/01354802/08/2013Request for doucments relating to SIEVs 220, 221 and 222.5 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents released

2013/02306509/08/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0824733.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/01901623/07/2013 Request for documents prepared or received by ACBPS since 1 July 2012 on the suspected or confirmed detection of cyanide on asylum-seekers or their vessels.25 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/02263010/07/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Classification 0410029.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02073910/07/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Classification 0304252.2 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01875305/07/2013A request for an Internal Review of a decision dated 18 February 2013 in respect of two internal reports prepared in 2002 and 2003.2 documents released in part.

Decision on Internal Review

Documents Released

2013/02112005/07/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 0715091.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document for release

2013/02111701/07/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Classification 1203228.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/02074201/07/2013Request for a copy of the IDM in relation to Tariff Concession 1236551.5 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01905120/06/2013Request for a copy of the IDM relating to Tariff Concession 0943592.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2011/0297686/06/2013A request for an Internal Review of a decision dated 29 July 2011 in relation to documents relating to tobacco.48 documents released in part;
11 documents released in full .

Stage 2 Notice of Decision

A copy of these documents can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number.

2013/0158116/06/2013Request for produce information and images for products that Tariff Concession Order 0614606, including the broker/consultant who submitted the information.

1 document released in full; and

1 document released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0104863/06/2013Request for information relating to the importation of Airsoft firearms.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/01428728/5/2013Request for product information relating to Tariff Concession 1229474.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/01441228/5/2013Request for a copy of the IDM that applies to the description of goods in the application of Tariff Concession Order 1113865.2 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/00933217/05/2013Request for documents relating to "missed detections" for the financial years 2007-2012.3 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01226510/5/2013Request for documents relating to Tariff concession TC0818818, including illustrative, descriptive material that explains what was meant by the term vacuum in the concessions wording.1 document released in full.

Notice Of Decision

Documents Released

 

2013/0122406/05/2013Request for documents relating to the revocation of Tariff Concessions 1007035, 1137493 and 0300144 for sandwich and plastic bags.

3 documents released in full; and
12 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0045946/05/2013Request for documents relating to the low-value import threshold.

1 document released in full;
1 document released in part.

Notice Of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0086713/05/2013Request for documentation pertaining to the introduction of alcohol and drug testing for Customs and Border Protection officers. 1 document released in part;
3 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01048124/04/2013Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order TC0802926 including associated illustrative and description material.2 documents released in part;
2 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01037517/04/2013Request for documents relating to the movements of the P&O Australia cruise ship 'Pacific Jewel' from 12 November to 15 November 2013.

3 documents released in part;
1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/01035512/04/2013

Request for an Internal Review of an original decision dated 5 March 2013 in relation to Tariff Concession Order Number TC0923647.

8 documents released in part;
8 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/00832211/04/2013Request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order 9806849 dated 9 October 1998.

5 documents released in part with deletions;

6 documents released in full.

Notice of Decision

2013/0465563/04/2013A request for correspondence regarding issues to do with Accord Transport, a company contracted by Customs to destroy contraband.8 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/00080425/03/2013A request for two internal reports prepared in 2002 and 2003.2 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision
Documents Released
Letter

2012/00135628/02/2013A request copy of each report that is provided to Customs and Border Protection's Executive that detail the number, type, category of investigation and action taken
in relation to that investigation etc during financial years 2007/8, 2008/9 and 2009/10.
25 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

A copy of these documents can be requested from the FOI Section by quoting the FOI reference number

2013/00475314/03/2013A request for documents relating to Tariff Concessions 0914505, 1034411, and 1203628.1 documents released in part.

Notice of decision

Document Released

2013/0045866/03/2013A request for documents relating to Tariff Concession Order Number TC09236478 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/0041626/03/2013A request for access to documents relating to the members of the National Customs Brokers Licensing Advisory Committee (NCBLAC) for the financial years ending 2011, 2012 & 2013.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2013/0031351/03/2013A request for documents relating to Australia's border security and anti people smuggling activities in Sri Lanka.4 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2012/04721613/02/2013A request for copies of all "hot issues briefs" prepared by Customs and Border Protection for the last Senate Estimates round.16 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2013/00004201/02/2013A request for documents relating to the staffing of Customs and Border Protection, specifically Flexible Employees for each year from 2007 to 2012.1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2012/04507929/01/2013

A request for documents produced within the calendar year 2012 relating to (1) the seizure or detection of pharmaceuticals illegally brought in Australia, and (2) pharmaceutical seizures or detections of (a) Viagra,
(b) compounds for treating erectile dysfunction specifically "Sildenafil" and (c) goods infringing Pfizer Pty Ltd notice of objection, trademarks or brands.

46 documents released in part;

1 document released in full.

Notice of Decision

Documents 01-10
Documents 11-20
Documents 21-30
Documents 31-40
Documents 41-46
Document 47

2011/02976822/01/2013A request for an Internal Review of a decision dated 29 July 2011 in relation to documents relating to tobacco.

53 documents released in part;
16 documents released in full .

Stage 1 Notice of Decision

A copy of these documents can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number.

2012/04365810/01/2013A request for final reports prepared by Customs and Border Protection into corruption or alleged corruption between 20 November 2011 and 25 October 2012.6 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2012

2012/0396057/12/2012A request for access to documents summarising prohibited and dangerous items (ie weapons / potential weapons / drugs) found onboard those SIEVs which Customs and Border Protection surface assets had involvement within 2012.13 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents 1-13

2012/02896329/10/2012A request for access to any documents or reports or emails about an asylum seeker boat believed to have gone missing while on its way to Australia from Indonesia on 30 June 2012

1 document released in full;
67 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents 1-46
Documents 47-71

2012/01867320/09/2012Request for documents relating to counter-people smuggling research and communication activities in Indonesia and Malaysia.

10 documents released in part;
5 documents released in full .

Notice of Decision
Document 1
Document 2
Document 3
Document 4
Document 5
Document 6
Document 7
Document 8
Document 9
Document 10
Document 11
Document 12
Document 13
Document 14
Document 15

2012/02895511/09/2012A request for a copy of a report of the review commissioned by Customs and Border Protection on
1 November 2011 into Australian agencies management of information in safety of life at sea situations beyond Australia's SAR zone .
1 document released in part

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2012/02257631/08/2012A request for:
(1) any documents indicating any change in the modus operandi of people smuggling ventures from Indonesia, specifically passengers or crew on boats between Indonesia and Australia who contact Australian authorities saying they are in distress when they are not actually in distress, and
(2) any policy changes or directions that might have flowed from such reports.
10 documents released in part

Notice of Decision

D​ocuments Released

2012/02300530/08/2012A request for Whole of Government Talking Points and the Border Protection Command Operational Chronology for the SOLAS event on 21 June 2012. 1 document released in part

Notice of Decision

Document Released

2012/01172429/6/2012A request for three documents relating to an asylum seeker boat in trouble in waters between Indonesia and Australia from 9 April to 12 April 2012. 3 documents released in part

Notice of Decision
Documents 1 - 3

2012/00800629/06/2012A request for seven documents relating to a capsized vessel at Prigi Beach.

6 documents released in part
1 document released in full

Notice of Decision
Documents 1 - 7

2012/00892105/06/2012A request for access to eight Key Issues Briefs relating to missing vessels (3 October 2009 and 13 November 2010) and foundered vessels (2 November 2011 and 17 December 2011 ). 8 documents released in part

Notice of Decision
Documents 1 - 8

2012/00408711/05/2012A request for access to a Report to the Minister for Home Affairs on a responses received to a public consultation process relating to a more stringent approach to import controls for weapsons and internal Customs and Border Protection documents relevant to "single handed opening knives".

6 documents released in full
3 documents released in part

Notice of Decision
Documents 1 - 9
2012/01032309/05/2012A request for access to documents relating to the agency's web browser and social media channel use. 2 documents released in full

Notice of Decision
ACBPS Practice Statement - Acceptable Use of Customs and Bor​der Protection Interet Services
I&G - Responsible Use of Online Socia​l Media and Online Social Networking Services

2012/00801116/4/2012A request for access to a document relating to the Cape Class Patrol Boat. 1 document released in part

Notice of Decision
Email dated 8 August 2011

2012/00896810/04/2012A request for access to pictures taken by coastal patrol plane.3 documents released in full

Notice of Decision
Document 1
Document 2
Document 3

2012/00679522/03/2012A request for access to data on staff ceasing employment with Customs and Border Protection from 2008-2012.1 documents released in part. Staff Separation Data
2012/04441607/03/2013A request for documents relating to container and cargo examinations, fumigant exposure, Customs and Border Protection activities in Customs controlled and non-Customs controlled areas for the period 1 January 1985 to 1 January 2000.

3 documents released in full;
3 documents released in part.

Notice of Decision

Documents Released

2012/00314607/03/2012A request for access to correspondence between Customs and Border Protection and any other government agency regarding FOI request 2011/031694.8 documents released in part. Consultation Correspondence
2012/00063322/02/2012A request for access to credit card expenditure by SES Band 1 officers for the period 5 January 2011 to 5 January 2012, including reimbursements made by SES Band 1 officers . 2 documents released in full.

SES Band 1 officers credit card expenditure

SES Band 1 officers reimbursements

2011/04238920/02/2012A request for access to documents relating to the Cape Class Patrol Boats commissioned by Customs and Border Protection from Austal Ships.

16 documents released in part
3 documents released in full.

Cape Class Patrol Boats

Additional Information

2011/03673301/02/2012

A request for:
- documents produced within the last two years showing information on any analysis, assessment and reports about whether Navy ships (a) could or (b) would tow illegal vessels out of Australian national waters; and
- information about whether such orders can be issued in cases where an illegal vessel is unsafe.

 

Note: Documents 8, 9, 10 and 11 are still in draft form and have not received official endorsement. As such, these documents do not reflect official guidance.

11 documents released in part.

1. Question Time Brief
Documents 2 & 3 have not been released as they are duplicates of document 1.
4. Incoming Government Brief: Turn Back Boats
Document 5 has not been released as it is a duplicate of document 4.
6. Measures adopted by Masters of SIEVs to prevent action to 'turn-around' vessel
7. Commander JTF 639 Operation RESOLUTE Operation Order
8. Report of the Deliberate Analysis Activity: Implications of a 'Turn Back Boats' Policy
9. BPC MATF OPRDER (Annex E Appendix 11)
10. Senate Estimates Brief (Defence)
11. Powers used by the former Government to effect SIEV tow backs

2011/04053601/02/2012A request for access to the number of applications seeking permission to import Schedule 2 & 3 weapons; the nature of weapons subject to the application; and the number of applications where permission to import has been granted. 1 document released in full. Statistical Data
2011/03169413/01/2012A request for access to information regarding a boat that was in distress in seas between Australia and Indonesia in October 2009. 9 documents released in part.
3 documents released in full.
Documents relating to boat in distress

2011

2011/02920122 Dec 2011

A request for access to documents, logs, incident reports relating to incidents involving irregular maritime arrivals.

1 document released in full.
10 documents released in part.

Documents 1-8
Document 9
Documents 10-11

2011/03239721 Dec 2011 A request for a Minute paper prepared by Customs and Border Protection regarding the circumstances of a particular aircraft that arrived in Australia in 2002. 1 document released in part. Minute Paper dated 9 April 2002
2011/0304272 Dec 2011 A request for access to all internal documents held within the Firearms and Weapons Section of Customs and Border Protection prepared by Customs and border Protection for meetings of the Firearms and Weapons Policy Working Group or as a result of meetings of that group relating to firearms issues 4 documents released in part. Emails from Customs and Border Protection to FWPWG & Attorney-General's Department
2011/03320525 Nov 2011 Request for all internal policy documents that were current in August 2009 relating tothe exercise of functions and powers by Customs and Border Protection's officers when boarding and searching a vessel or its cargo during first port boardings. 3 documents released in part.

Practice Statement - Enforcement Operations - Seaports
Enforcement & Investigations Division Information Package to explain the impacts of the Customs Amendment (Enhanced Border Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2008
Powers of Customs Officers - Seaports and Maritime Environment

2011/0331049 Nov 2011A request for access to the number of sea freight containers that are inspected by Customs before export for the past three years. 1 document released in full. Sea Freight Export Inspections
2011/01214122 Sep 2011 A request for access to any submission made by Australian Customs and Border Protection to the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in relation a medal consistent with those awarded under the National Awards and Honours classification. 1 document released in full. Application for Recognition for an Approved Government Organisation for the National Medal
2011/0180846 Sep 2011 A request for access to all documents relating to the report authored by Wise Strategic Communication dated 24 October 2010.

10 documents released in full.
14 documents released in part with deletions.

Wise Documents Part_1
Wise Documents Part_2
Wise Documents Part_3
Wise Documents Part_4

2011/0240071 Sep 2011 A request for access to documents relating to the seizure of firearms illegally brought into Australia, including images.

2 documents and 16 images released in full.

 

Half Yearly Firearms Report
Detained Goods Management System
(Please note: This data is a record of seizures which does not represent the volume of illicit activity as goods may be released on production of a permit)
Images of Seizures

2011/02311613 Sep 2011 A request for access to documents relating to applications to insert/include "all-terrain vehicles" into Column 3 of Item 38 of Schedule 2 of the Customs Regulation 1926 (Excluded Goods Schedule) 17 documents released in full. Documents relating to inclusion of "all-terrain" vehicles in Excluded Good Schedule
2011/00658722 Aug 2011 A request for access to documents relating to tobacco.

253 documents released in full.
114 documents released in part with deletions.

Notice-of-Decision
Schedule of released documents

A copy of these documents can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number.

2011/02338911 Aug 2011 A request for access to documents relating to workforce statistics. 7 documents released in full.

Notice-of-Decision
Organisation Workforce 2005-2011
Age_Report_by_single_year
Age Report by year groups
Commencements Promotion 1 July 2005-30 June 2011

2011/01843129 July 2011 A request for access to correspondence between Customs and the Confederation of Asia Pacific Express Carriers relating to ACN 2007/56 13 documents released in full.

Notice-of-Decision

Documents

2011/01368812 July 2011 A request for a report conducted by NICTA1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice-of-Decision
NICTA CCTV Futures Report

2011/01158912 July 2011 A request for documents that contain the preset criteria built into the SmartGate system which would result in an individual being automatically referred to a Customs and Border Protection Officer.

1 document released in full.
1 document released in part with deletions.

Notice-of-Decision
ACBPS State Codes
ACBPS Inwards Series 1 - Detailed Business Requirements Use Cases

2011/01374511 July 2011

A request for documents relating to the Low Value Importation Threshold

 

2 documents released in full and 6 documents released in part.

Please note that these documents contain information which is no longer current.

For the most current information, please see Low Value Threshold

Notice of Decision
Submission to Board of Taxation Review
Information Provided to Treasury

Departmental Costing Tool
Email advise to Treasury
Email advice to Treasury
Submission to Treasury
Proposal for Enhanced Compliance of Low Value Threshold
Preliminary Results Sampling Exercise December 2010

2011/01423523 June 2011A request for a document that details the number of SIEV's that were detected on the water between Indonesia and Australia by JORN and a document that details the number of SIEV's that arrived in Australia from Indonesia between between 13 November and 20 November 2010Documents containing Reportable Information released in part. Reportable Information Reports
2011/00600023 June 2011 A request for reports to Customs and Border Protection's executive detailing the number, type, category of investigation and action taken in relation to internal investigations between 2007 and 2010.Investigation Summary Reports released in part. Electronic copies of these documents are not available. A copy can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number
2011/01522015 June 2011 A request for a report referring to the 2007-2008 Heron UAV trial. Heron UAV Trial report released in part Mid Range UAV Trial Report
2011/01626214 June 2011 A request for a copy of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service submission for the re-write of the Navigation Act 1912.Discussion paper - Re-Write of Navigation Act 1912 - June 2010 released in full Discussion paper - Re-Write of Navigation Act 1912 - June 2010
2011/00449927 May 2011A request for the number of small craft arrivals into NSW in which any quantity of firearms and/or drugs were seized and which resulted in a prosecution, including the date and palce of entry into NSW and the amount and type of firearms and/drugs found any any available images of seized firearms and/or drugs. Small Craft Drug Importation Fact Sheet released in part and two photographs released in full. Small Craft Drug Importation Fact Sheet & Photographs
2011/013691
10 May 2011
A request for access to information relating to Vessel M/V CS Borealis, Voyage 4044, Containing PONU 0402200 seal 0374390

Nature 10 Entry released in part

Entry Message Advice released in full

A copy can be requested from the FOI Coordinator by quoting the FOI reference number
2011/011068
2 May 2011
A request for access to reports authored by Wise Strategic Communication Wise Strategic Communication - Afghanistan Counter People Smuggling Scoping Study - Final Report released in full