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: The Trade Statement Minister Ciobo signed at the BRI conference in China this month. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The Trade Statement Minister Ciobo signed at the BRI conference in China this month.
Initiative on Promoting Unimpeded Trade Cooperation along the Belt and Road, 14 May 2017
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ID: 17/15408

: Copies of all hard copy and electronic correspondence or documents relating to the appointment of the Sri Lankan... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of all hard copy and electronic correspondence or documents relating to the appointment of the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia, former Admiral, Thisara Samarasinghe; andCopies of all hard copy and electronic correspondence or documents relating to the complaint lodged by the International Commission of Jurists in Australia in relation to Thisara Samarasinghe’s appointment to the role of High Commissioner.You have limited the scope of your request to correspondence between May 2010 and May 2012 and have excluded all open source materials (e.g. media articles) and routine administrative papers (e.g. credentials – related documents such as forms, CVs, visa requests, tea and coffee preferences, etc).
Copies of all hard copy and electronic correspondence or documents relating to the appointment of the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia, former Admiral, Thisara Samarasinghe; and
Copies of all hard copy and electronic correspondence or documents relating to the complaint lodged by the International Commission of Jurists in Australia in relation to Thisara Samarasinghe's appointment to the role of High Commissioner.
You have limited the scope of your request to correspondence between May 2010 and May 2012 and have excluded all open source materials (e.g. media articles) and routine administrative papers (e.g. credentials – related documents such as forms, CVs, visa requests, tea and coffee preferences, etc).
FOI Reference number: 14/14628 [PDF 1.53 MB]
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ID: 14/14628

: All documents (including electronic documents) held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that record or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents (including electronic documents) held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that record or otherwise relate to communications or discussions between the Australian and United States Governments concerning public access (or possible access, or exemption from access) under the Australian Freedom of Information Act 1982 to documents or information relating to Wikileaks and/or Julian Paul Assange.
Documents held by the Department that record or otherwise relate to communications or discussions between the Australian and United States Governments concerning public access (or possible access, or exemption from access) under the Australian Freedom of Information Act 1982 to documents or information relating to Wikileaks and/or Julian Paul Assange. [PDF 380 KB]
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ID: 12/6182

: The original application seeking FOI access and any subsequent communications that determined the scope and subject... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The original application seeking FOI access and any subsequent communications that determined the scope and subject matter of the application for the years 2011-12 and 2012-13 (please note I do NOT seek access to the personal information concerning the applicant which can be redacted);Tables / lists of the documents determined to fall within the scope of the application (please note I do NOT require copies of the actual documents - either released or exempt);Letter/s emails etc to the applicant from the Department advising the outcome of the application, and any subsequent internal review, including reasons for the decisions to release or refuse access for each document identified, and all the exemptions relied upon (including s 47C Deliberative Processes).
FOI decision letters and schedules from 2011-2013 concerning the deliberative process exemption
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ID: 14/22240

: (1) Submissions, briefings, minutes, correspondence or talking points that relate to Mr Yeon Kim, an employee of the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: (1) Submissions, briefings, minutes, correspondence or talking points that relate to Mr Yeon Kim, an employee of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences who was advised of an adverse security assessment in September 2011 as a consequence of alleged security breaches and/or unreported contact with foreign government officials; and(2) Cable traffic between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Embassy to the Republic of Korea, Seoul, that relates to Mr Kim and allegations about his conduct.
(1) Submissions, briefings, minutes, correspondence or talking points that relate to Mr Yeon Kim, an employee of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences who was advised of an adverse security assessment in September 2011 as a consequence of alleged security breaches and/or unreported contact with foreign government officials [PDF 70 KB]
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(2) Cable traffic between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Embassy to the Republic of Korea, Seoul, that relates to Mr Kim and allegations about his conduct.
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ID: 13/10518

: All hard copy and electronic documents held by DFAT regarding PNG businessman Eremas Wartoto in connection to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All hard copy and electronic documents held by DFAT regarding PNG businessman Eremas Wartoto in connection to criminal charges against him in PNG. The timeframe of the request is July 1 2001 until May 9 2013.
All hard copy and electronic documents held by DFAT regarding PNG businessman Eremas Wartoto in connection to criminal charges against him in PNG. The timeframe of the request is July 1 2001 until May 9 2013. [PDF 985 KB]
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ID: 13/7629

: Information on whether the Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) grant for translating 'The Dreaming'... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information on whether the Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) grant for translating 'The Dreaming' animated series into Arabic ($43,731.00) is for shipping as an educational resource to Arabic-speaking countries or for use in Australia, or for another purpose.
Documents relating to the 2010 CAAR grant to Aboriginal Nations Pty Ltd to translate 'The Dreaming' animated series in to Arabic. [PDF 1.51 MB]
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ID: 12/2681

: 1. Ministerial briefings provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the Minister for Foreign... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: 1. Ministerial briefings provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Bob Carr, that relate to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.2. All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 1 February 2012 and 30 April 2012 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Ministerial briefings provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Bob Carr, that relate to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning, and All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 1 February 2012 and 30 April 2012 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning [PDF 2.24 MB]
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ID: 12/8256

: Advice given by the ACCC to DFAT relevant to the potential impact of the TPP on consumer protection and a best... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Advice given by the ACCC to DFAT relevant to the potential impact of the TPP on consumer protection and a best practice regulatory environment.
Advice given by the ACCC to DFAT relevant to the potential impact of the TPP on consumer protection and a best practice regulatory environment. [PDF 586 KB]
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ID: 13/18709

: "any letters from January 2014 onwards that Australia has sent to a foreign government around the issue of same-sex... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "any letters from January 2014 onwards that Australia has sent to a foreign government around the issue of same-sex marriage and/or redefining marriage in that country; and the minutes from any DFAT NGO Human Rights Forums in that same timeframe relating to the issue of same-sex marriage and/or redefining marriage".
"any letters from January 2014 onwards that Australia has sent to a foreign government around the issue of same-sex marriage and/or redefining marriage in that country; and the minutes from any DFAT NGO Human Rights Forums in that same timeframe relating to the issue of same-sex marriage and/or redefining marriage". [PDF 95 KB]
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ID: 16/21732

: All correspondence dated 18 February 2016 to December 23 2016 that mention Adani and/or the Carmichael Mine and Rail... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All correspondence dated 18 February 2016 to December 23 2016 that mention Adani and/or the Carmichael Mine and Rail line and/or Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Office of the Minister Trade, Tourism and Investment. Specifically, correspondence includes emails, briefings and minutes between the Department and the Minister’s Office.
All correspondence dated 18 February 2016 to December 23 2016 that mention Adani and/or the Carmichael Mine and Rail line and/or Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Office of the Minister Trade, Tourism and Investment. Specifically, correspondence includes emails, briefings and minutes between the Department and the Minister’s Office.
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ID: 17/651

: “I wish to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.My request is as follows.All emails... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “I wish to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.My request is as follows.All emails sent within the last 10 days between DFAT and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet which pertain to Neil Prakash.All emails sent within the last 10 days between DFAT and the Attorney-General's Department which pertain to Neil Prakash.On 29 August 2017 the FOI applicant excluded attachments from the scope of his request.”
For further information, including a copy of the documents, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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ID: 1708-F1755

: All briefing notes, submissions, reports, minutes and decisions from any panel charged with deciding the Australia... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All briefing notes, submissions, reports, minutes and decisions from any panel charged with deciding the Australia Network Tender.
All briefing notes, submissions, reports, minutes and decisions from any panel charged with deciding the Australia Network Tender. [PDF 1.44 MB]
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ID: 11/19156

: Correspondence between DFAT officials including Tony Barlow, Luke Williams and others, and Matthew Anderson,... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Correspondence between DFAT officials including Tony Barlow, Luke Williams and others, and Matthew Anderson, Ambassador to Afghanistan, relating to additional money requested or provided between the original tender (regarding the Aegis Defence Services tender for security work at the Australian Embassy in Kabul) and the value of the tender now sent in those two months (September and October 2015), not including the contract document itself.
Correspondence between DFAT officials including Tony Barlow, Luke Williams and others, and Matthew Anderson, Ambassador to Afghanistan, relating to additional money requested or provided between the original tender (regarding the Aegis Defence Services tender for security work at the Australian Embassy in Kabul) and the value of the tender now sent in those two months (September and October 2015), not including the contract document itself. [PDF 925 KB]
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ID: 16/940

: Records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the department, including Minister Bishop, and representatives of a number of banks concerning proposals to develop new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland.
Records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the department, including Minister Bishop, and representatives of a number of banks concerning proposals to develop new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland. [PDF 15 KB]
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ID: 15/2651

: Any documents relating to the "Joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons" delivered by New... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents relating to the "Joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons" delivered by New Zealand on 21 October 2013 in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly and the "Joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons" delivered by Australia on the same date in the same forum (excluding drafts of documents, correspondence with ICAN and publicly available documents).We would like to limit this request to ministerial briefings, cable reporting and media points relevant to the two joint statements, as well as email correspondence among Australia's missions in Geneva and New York and the International Security Division of DFAT containing information about the reasons for Australia's decision not to sign the New Zealand statement and the reasons for initiating its own joint statement on the same topic. We are not interested in receiving correspondence between the Australian government and foreign governments.
Documents relating to the Joint Statement on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, delivered at UNGA. [PDF 2 MB]
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ID: 13/19834

: All cable traffic sent since 18 June 2012 between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and (1) the Australian... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic sent since 18 June 2012 between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and (1) the Australian High Commission, Ottawa, (2) the Australian Embassy, Washington DC, (3) the Australian High Commission, London, and/or (4) the Australian High Commission Wellington, that relates to the alleged unauthorised disclosure of classified information by and the subsequent prosecution (and guilty plea) of Canadian naval intelligence officer, Jeffrey Paul Delisle.
Cables since 18 June 2012 on Jeffrey Paul Delisle [PDF 3.44 MB]
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ID: 12/15462

: Policy files pertaining to the Australian Government's response to the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Policy files pertaining to the Australian Government's response to the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square in the People's Republic of China and to the offer of temporary protection and permanent residence for Chinese students studying in Australia produced from June 4, 1989 to August 30, 1989.
Policy files pertaining to the Australian Government's response to the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square in the People's Republic of China and to the offer of temporary protection and permanent residence for Chinese students studying in Australia produced from June 4, 1989 to August 30, 1989. [PDF 1.25 MB]
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ID: 11/21940

: Documents relating to the "Night at the Museum" event that Julie Bishop hosted in Sydney this week. Scope refined to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to the "Night at the Museum" event that Julie Bishop hosted in Sydney this week. Scope refined to cover:Menu.Guest list.Itemised list of costs.
PIF hospitality hosted by Julie Bishop at the Australian Museum on 9 July 2015 [PDF 80 KB]
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ID: 15/31813

: Details of projects funded under the Direct Aid Program (DAP) from Australian missions in and responsible for Africa... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Details of projects funded under the Direct Aid Program (DAP) from Australian missions in and responsible for Africa from 2003/4 to present. I do not need the information for the 2012/13 financial year.
Details of projects funded under the Direct Aid Program (DAP) from Australian missions in and responsible for Africa from 2003/4 to present (not including 2012/13 FY) [PDF 2.04 MB]
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ID: 14/16664

: The report of the Tender Evaluation Board as initially submitted to theSecretary in his then capacity as Approver of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The report of the Tender Evaluation Board as initially submitted to theSecretary in his then capacity as Approver of the tender; andAny subsequent revised versions of the report of the Tender EvaluationBoard as submitted to the Secretary in his then capacity as Approver of thetender.
The report of the Tender
Evaluation Board for the Australia Network Tender [PDF 893 KB]
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ID: 11/15233

: Whole copies of any documents which refer to:both Australia abstaining from supporting Palestine being given... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Whole copies of any documents which refer to:both Australia abstaining from supporting Palestine being given observer state status at the United Nations, and, support from a country or countries for Australia gaining a seat on the United Nations Security Council; orboth Australia supporting Palestine being given observer state status at the United Nations, and, support from a country or countries for Australia gaining a seat on the United Nations Security Council; orany country or countries, or representatives of their Governments subsequently voicing concerns when they became aware that the Prime Minister, Ms Gillard, and/or Australia was contemplating voting "no" on Palestine being granted observer state status at the United Nations.
Documents in relation to Palestinian observer status at the United Nations and Australia’s UN Security Council bid [PDF 4.59 MB]
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ID: 1212-F470

: The current incoming Foreign Minister's brief (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The current incoming Foreign Minister's brief
The current incoming Foreign Minister's brief
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ID: 16/20785

: An accounting of how much money DFAT has disbursed to the Clinton Foundation since Jan. 1, 2002.A breakdown of what... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: An accounting of how much money DFAT has disbursed to the Clinton Foundation since Jan. 1, 2002.A breakdown of what money went to which arm of the Clinton Foundation.A copy of any memoranda of understanding (MOUs) agreed between DFAT and the Clinton Foundation during that time period.The current Senate Estimates briefing on Clinton Foundation projects.A list of all meetings between DFAT officials and the Clinton Foundation since Jan. 1, 2008.
MOUs signed with the Clinton Foundation; a background brief; a table of funds disbused [PDF 208 KB]
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ID: 15/38610

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 28 August 2012 and 20 December 2012 inclusive, that relates to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Cables sent from Washington between November and December 2012 relating to Wikileaks, Assange and/or Manning. [PDF 2.28 MB]
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ID: 12/18027

: All written advice from the Department to the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 21 August 2010, with regard to the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All written advice from the Department to the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 21 August 2010, with regard to the possibility of Australian uranium exports to India.
Advice to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the possibility of Australian uranium export to India. [PDF 5.74MB]
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ID: 1106-F185

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 28 August 2012 and 18 October 2012 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 28 August 2012 and 18 October 2012 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning. [PDF 784 KB]
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ID: 12/15123

: Any documents, reports and emails etc relating to a breakdown and itemisation of the funding provided to the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents, reports and emails etc relating to a breakdown and itemisation of the funding provided to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) from 2009 until now for the Counter Radicalisation Community Engagement Strategy and any other projects that the AFP may be involved with in Indonesia.
Any documents, reports and emails etc relating to a breakdown and itemisation of the funding provided to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) from 2009 until now for the Counter Radicalisation Community Engagement Strategy and any other projects that the AFP may be involved with in Indonesia. [PDF 3.7 MB]
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ID: 12/10014

: The total expenditure on entertaining at Australia's 100 diplomatic posts internationally. Specifically, would like... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The total expenditure on entertaining at Australia's 100 diplomatic posts internationally. Specifically, would like the total for 2014-15 and also a breakdown by post. It does not need to be anymore detailed than this. We do not need itemised costs for each.
A spreadsheet showing DFAT’s representation expenditure by Post for 2014-2015 [PDF 91 KB]
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ID: 16/8719

: Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): (1) ministerial... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): (1) ministerial submissions, briefings or talking points; and/or (2) cable traffic between the Australian Embassy in Washington and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, that relate to the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation program. The scope of this application is limited to documents created between 1 October 2014 and 11 December 2014.
Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): (1) ministerial submissions, briefings or talking points; and/or (2) cable traffic between the Australian Embassy in Washington and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, that relate to the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation program. The scope of this application is limited to documents created between 1 October 2014 and 11 December 2014. [PDF 116 KB]
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ID: 14/47092

: Copies of all documents and matter on those documents you deemed "irrelevant" in my FOI request (1309-F658) relating... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of all documents and matter on those documents you deemed "irrelevant" in my FOI request (1309-F658) relating to the New York residence being renovated. I don't require junior staff names or footer information such as contact details so don't include those docs.
Documents with material originally deemed irrelevant with regard to FOI request 1309-F658. [PDF 769 KB]
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ID: 13/20238

: “Documents regarding the quantum of compensation or remuneration paid or being paid by the department or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Documents regarding the quantum of compensation or remuneration paid or being paid by the department or Australian Government to Bjorn Lomborg as a member of the innovationXchange International Reference Group;Documents, including emails and ministerial briefs, regarding the candidacy proposal and selection of Bjorn Lomborg as a member of the innovationXchange International Reference Group; andDocuments, including emails and ministerial briefs, pertaining to the travel arrangements for Bjorn Lomborg's trip to Canberra in March 2015, including details of any financial contribution or compensation for travel costs (flights, accommodation, etc) paid by the Australian Government."
Documents regarding Dr Bjorn Lomborg and the innovationXchange International Reference Group [PDF 314 KB]
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ID: 15/19244

: Item 1989/8136 (Bar Code 8252019) from CRS A9737 limited to:two policy documents in question; andthe two documents... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Item 1989/8136 (Bar Code 8252019) from CRS A9737 limited to:two policy documents in question; andthe two documents of the person communicating as to the X file
Item 1989/8136 (Bar Code 8252019) from CRS A9737 limited to:
two policy documents in question; and
the two documents of the person communicating as to the X file
FOI Reference number: 14/32069 [PDF 626 KB]
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ID: 14/32069

: Summary document containing the costs/statements/reimbursements for functions hosted by the Secretary since 9... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Summary document containing the costs/statements/reimbursements for functions hosted by the Secretary since 9 September 2013. Please exclude the provision of tea and coffee. Please include smaller and informal lunches and dinners. Please include all hospitality/entertainment recipients including external stakeholders and elected officials.
Costs/statements/reimbursements for functions hosted by the Secretary since 9 September 2013, excluding the provision of tea and coffee. Smaller and informal lunches and dinners and all hospitality/entertainment recipients including external stakeholders and elected officials to be included. [PDF 62 KB]
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ID: 14/21394

: Correspondence between Martin Ferguson, Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism, and Stephen Smith, Minister for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Correspondence between Martin Ferguson, Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism, and Stephen Smith, Minister for Foreign Affairs regarding safety and security issues surrounding the transportation of nuclear waste to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump, as well as potential security issues at the proposed site. This includes reports outlining these issues, email correspondence between the ministers, notes taken from meetings, and ministerial briefings. Please limit this to the period between 14/9/2010 and 1/3/2012.
Correspondence between Martin Ferguson, Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism, and Kevin Rudd, Minister for Foreign Affairs the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump. [PDF 282 KB]
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ID: 12/4442

: Documents of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including those of and exchanged with other Commonwealth... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including those of and exchanged with other Commonwealth agencies, especially the National Archives of Australia and Attorney-General's Department, concerned with administering the request of a public researcher for access under the Archives Act 1983 to the file 1953/3228 Part 1, Commonwealth Record Series A432 (Archives Barcode 1110679 entitled Australian 'Antarctic Territory'.
The document assessment provided by DFAT to NAA concerning the potential release of file 1953/3228 Part 1. [PDF 263 KB]
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ID: 13/14139

: “The following job positions will hereinafter be referred to collectively as “Senior Department of Foreign... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “The following job positions will hereinafter be referred to collectively as “Senior Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Officials:”Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs;Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade and Investment;Scott Dawson, First Assistant Secretary, Contracting & Aid Management Division;Jamie Isbister, First Assistant Secretary, Humanitarian, NGOs and Partnerships Division;Kim Beazley, Ambassador to the United States;and Caroline Millar, Deputy Head of Mission to the United States.I seek any and all emails and supporting attachments that mention, reference, or relate to the contribution to or participation with the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. The scope of my request includes, but is not limited to, any and all records concerning internal deliberations and the subsequent decision to donate to the Clinton Foundation that were sent to, or received by, the above referenced Senior Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Officials.The time frame of this request is from April 1, 2015 and July 1, 2015. My request is inclusive of any common variations of the names provided above. Further, my request applies to all individuals that held any of the aforementioned positions designated as Senior Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Officials during the timeframe of my request, limited to the time period each individual held said position.”You subsequently clarified your request as follows:“Please modify my request to only reference ‘email correspondence and supporting attachments that mention, reference, or relate to the contribution to or participating with the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation’ only exchanged among or maintained by Senior DFAT Officials listed in my FOI modification.”
dfat-foi-16-15105.pdf [PDF 1 MB]
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ID: 16/15105

: Submissions to the Minister, Parliamentary Secretary or Senior Officers (SES Band 2 and above) that refer to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Submissions to the Minister, Parliamentary Secretary or Senior Officers (SES Band 2 and above) that refer to “Truvada” or "Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis” or “PrEP” as a strategy for responding to the transmission of HIV in the context of the Australian aid program. The period of time this request covers is from 1 September 2013 to 5 January 2015.
Talking Points for Foreign Minister on Truvada [PDF 55 KB]
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ID: 15/475

: Diplomatic cables between Geneva and Canberra (no attachments) and ministerial submissions (no attachments) relating... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Diplomatic cables between Geneva and Canberra (no attachments) and ministerial submissions (no attachments) relating to the August 2016 session of the UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament in Geneva;Diplomatic cables between New York and Canberra (no attachments) and ministerial submissions (no attachments) relating to the vote in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly on resolution L.41 (and the subsequent vote in the General Assembly);Media and parliamentary talking points (final version only) relating to UN resolution L.41 (71/258) and the UN conference in 2017 to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons;Ministerial submissions and policy/discussion papers (final version only) relating to Australia's participation/non-participation in the UN conference in 2017 to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons;Correspondence since July 2016 between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence in relation to nuclear weapons.
Cables concerning August 2016 session of OEWG and UNNY Resolution, talking points on UN Conference.
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ID: 17/6434

: Documents filed by Philip Morris against the Australian Government pursuant to the dispute settlement... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents filed by Philip Morris against the Australian Government pursuant to the dispute settlement procedures of the Australia-Hong Kong Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement. For example a 'Notice of Dispute' or a 'Notice of Intent' to pursue investor-state arbitration under the agreement and/or a 'Notice of Claim'.
Documents filed by Philip Morris [PDF 448 KB]
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ID: 11/20550

: Documents relating to DFAT's carbon footprint: Waste Audit Report for 2009/10; National Packaging Covenant Waste... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to DFAT's carbon footprint: Waste Audit Report for 2009/10; National Packaging Covenant Waste Audit Tool for 2009/10; Surveillance Audit Report for 2010/11; OSCAR Summary Report for 2010; National Environment Protection Measures for 2010; DFAT's paper usage for 2010; ICT Energy Management Plan; and carbon emission data on departmental travel -excluding travel not made through DFAT's travel company.
Documents relating to DFAT's carbon footprint [PDF 2.64 MB]
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ID: 11/12605

: All ministerial submissions, departmental briefing papers or talking points that relate to the ABC Four Corners... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All ministerial submissions, departmental briefing papers or talking points that relate to the ABC Four Corners program "Hacked", broadcast on Monday, 27 May 2013.
Briefings and talking points relating to the ABC Four corners programme 'Hacked'. [PDF 630 KB]
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ID: 13/10083

: Copies of all correspondence or documents received from the Victorian Government or any other Australian State... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of all correspondence or documents received from the Victorian Government or any other Australian State government from 1 February 2011 concerning any issue relating to Macedonia and/or the Macedonian community;Copies of all correspondence or documents or advice sent to the Victorian Government or any other Australian State government from 1 February 2011 concerning any issue relating to Macedonia and/or the Macedonian community;Copies of all correspondence or documents received from Mr Harry Jenkins MP to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Senator Bob Carr from 1 January 2012 concerning any issue relating to Macedonia and/or the Macedonian community; andCopies of all correspondence or documents sent by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Senator Bob Carr to Mr Harry Jenkins MP or any other MP, person or organisation from 1 January 2012 concerning any issue relating to Macedonia and/or the Macedonian community.
Correspondence between the Foreign Minister and federal and state MPs concerning Macedonia and/or the Macedonian community. [PDF 580 KB]
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ID: 12/6620

: A copy of the Australian High Commissioner to London’s quarterly representational return spreadsheets for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A copy of the Australian High Commissioner to London’s quarterly representational return spreadsheets for entertainment undertaken by him at Stoke Lodge and Australia House for the period 1 July 2014 – 30 June 2015.
The Australian High Commissioner to London’s quarterly representational return spreadsheets for entertainment undertaken by him at Stoke Lodge/Australia House for the period 1 July 2014 – 30 June 2015. [PDF 206 KB]
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ID: 15/40821

: Documents from 1 January 2010 relating to possible changes to the status of New Zealand citizens but excluding... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents from 1 January 2010 relating to possible changes to the status of New Zealand citizens but excluding emails and draft documents yet to be finalised.
Document relating to possible changes to the status of New Zealand citizens. [36 KB]
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ID: 12/13062

: Information on Australia’s negotiations with New Zealand over social security arrangements, contained in cables.... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information on Australia’s negotiations with New Zealand over social security arrangements, contained in cables. The period of the request is 1 January 1999 to 31 December 2001.
Information on Australia’s negotiations with New Zealand over social security arrangements, contained in cables. The period of the request is 1 January 1999 to 31 December 2001. [PDF 468 KB]
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ID: 15/42265

: "Information relating to the capsized vessel found about 120 nautical miles south of Java on June 21, 2012. I... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "Information relating to the capsized vessel found about 120 nautical miles south of Java on June 21, 2012. I seek:Any media talking points prepared relating to the vessel;Any key issues papers relating to the vessel;Any question time briefs relating to the vessel;Any timelines prepared by PSIAT relating to the vessel"
"Information relating to the capsized vessel found about 120 nautical miles south of Java on June 21, 2012. I seek: [PDF 2.3 MB]
Any media talking points prepared relating to the vessel;
Any key issues papers relating to the vessel;
Any question time briefs relating to the vessel;
Any timelines prepared by PSIAT relating to the vessel"
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ID: 12/10056

: Any documents outlining the International Energy Agency request and any documents detailing Australia’s response. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents outlining the International Energy Agency request and any documents detailing Australia’s response.
Any documents outlining the International Energy Agency request and any documents detailing Australia’s response.[PDF 469 KB]
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ID: 15/22857

: Documents, omitting duplicates, press releases, other publicly available material and those documents held by... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents, omitting duplicates, press releases, other publicly available material and those documents held by contractor DTZ, relating to the renovation of the Consul-General's residence in New York which was to have been occupied by Steve Bracks.
Documents relating to the renovation of the Consul-General's residence in New York. [PDF 1.7 MB]
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ID: 13/15626

: Information provided to posts regarding the personal preferences of Minister Bob Carr and his wife prior to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information provided to posts regarding the personal preferences of Minister Bob Carr and his wife prior to international travel by the Minister
Information provided to posts regarding the personal preferences of Minister Bob Carr and his wife prior to international travel by the Minister. [PDF 252 KB]
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ID: 13/13064

: Documents (cables between DFAT and the Australian Office Taipei, ministerial submissions, briefings/reports)... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents (cables between DFAT and the Australian Office Taipei, ministerial submissions, briefings/reports) pertaining to the detention and trial of former president Chen Shui-bian and the detention and trial of DPP officials on corruption related charges. Documents which illustrate the range of human rights issues monitored by DFAT and the Australian Office Taipei over the period May 2008 to the present.
Documents (cables between DFAT and the Australian Office Taipei, ministerial submissions, briefings/reports) pertaining to the detention and trial of former president Chen Shui-bian and the detention and trial of DPP officials on corruption related charges. Documents which illustrate the range of human rights issues monitored by DFAT and the Australian Office Taipei over the period May 2008 to the present [PDF 1.47 MB]
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ID: 12/17836

: Any documents (including emails and meeting minutes) that reference aidwatch (or alternative spelling AID/WATCH) and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents (including emails and meeting minutes) that reference aidwatch (or alternative spelling AID/WATCH) and the Cambodia Railway Rehabilitation Project between 1/2/2012 and 1/10/2014. Excluding documents related to OAIC review MR12/00253.
Documents that reference aidwatch (or alternative spelling AID/WATCH) and the Cambodia Railway Rehabilitation Project between 1/2/2012 and 1/10/2014. Excluding documents related to OAIC review MR12/00253. [PDF 708 KB]
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ID: 14/36897

: The NAA has in custody a file, 1993/60316 Part 1, from the DFAT CRS A9737. The contents of this file are the period... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The NAA has in custody a file, 1993/60316 Part 1, from the DFAT CRS A9737. The contents of this file are the period 1985 to 1991. The period 1988 to 1991 is not within the Archives 'open' period. I therefore request under the FOIA access to: a. this portion of the file; b. to any successor parts with the same file number or; c. any successor files as indicated on this file. Excluding the cablegrams received and sent by DFAT or forwarded by DFAT to other departments and also mailed or facsimile copies of United Nations documents. In short, the request would only cover non-electronic records in the form of: a. notes for file whether or not marked as unclassified; b. internal communications within DFAT including to the secretary or responsible minister; c. communications with other government agencies including any Commonwealth agencies (includes other departments) or state governments
Documents from file 1993/60316, specifically, a. notes for file whether or not marked as unclassified; b. internal communications within DFAT including to the secretary or responsible minister; c. communications with other government agencies including any Commonwealth agencies (includes other departments) or state governments, excluding the cablegrams received and sent by DFAT or forwarded by DFAT to other departments and also mailed or facsimile copies of United Nations documents and other publications. [PDF 708 KB]
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ID: 14/33938

: all correspondence and minutes of meetings that took place between 1 January 2015 and the day of this request (28... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: all correspondence and minutes of meetings that took place between 1 January 2015 and the day of this request (28 July 2015) between members of the Department and representatives of the following organisations:Glencore;The World Coal Association;The Minerals Council of Australia;Peabody Energy.concerning climate change policy.
Correspondence with the Minerals Council of Australia, and Peabody Energy concerning climate change policy [PDF 1.49 MB]
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ID: 15/34211

: All ministerial briefings regarding the live cattle export trade in Indonesia, animal welfare in Indonesia and the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All ministerial briefings regarding the live cattle export trade in Indonesia, animal welfare in Indonesia and the temporary suspension of the live cattle export trade in Indonesia on the following dates in June 2011: 3rd, 6th, 14th, 27th and 30th.
Information regarding animal welfare and the temporary suspension of the live cattle export trade in Indonesia. [PDF 44 MB]
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ID: 1109-F220

: Copies all submissions, briefings, talking points or other official correspondence, documents or cable traffic sent... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies all submissions, briefings, talking points or other official correspondence, documents or cable traffic sent to former Foreign Minister Bob Carr and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and/or their offices from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 1 August 2013 to 7 November 2013 inclusive, that relates to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning and/or the ‘WikiLeaks Party’, an Australian registered political party.
Cable from Washington relating to Bradley Manning. [PDF 312 KB]
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ID: 13/19105

: Any submissions to the Foreign Minister (excluding drafts) since March 2012 relating to:the Oslo Conference on the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any submissions to the Foreign Minister (excluding drafts) since March 2012 relating to:the Oslo Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons (4-5 March 2013);the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) (22 April - 3 May 2013).Any DFAT documents relating to the joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons delivered by South Africa at the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the NPT on 24 April 2013.Any DFAT documents relating to the ICAN publication Disarmament Double-Speak: Australia's Record on Nuclear Weapons (2013).
Information published in the disclosure log:  Briefing and other documents relating to the Oslo Conference, the Second Preparatory Committee, the joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, and the ICAN publication 'Disarmament Double-speak'. [PDF 3 MB]
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ID: 13/9152

: Documents relating to background checks on interns in Paris and Madrid, their duties, procedures and access to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to background checks on interns in Paris and Madrid, their duties, procedures and access to computer systems, from June 2008 to present.“Scope of the request."
Documents relating to background checks on interns in Paris, their duties, procedures and access to computer systems, from June 2008 to present. [PDF 1.2 MB]
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ID: 12/10250

: "all documents since 26 November 2014 concerning funding for the development of new coal mines, rail transport lines... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "all documents since 26 November 2014 concerning funding for the development of new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland, including correspondence between members of the department and the following banks:ANZWestpac Banldng GroupCommonwealth Bank of AustraliaNational Australia BankStandard Chartered BankExport-Import Bank of KoreaState Bank of India
"all documents since 26 November 2014 concerning funding for the development of new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland, including correspondence between members of the department and the following banks:
ANZ
Westpac Banldng Group
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
National Australia Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
Export-Import Bank of Korea
State Bank of India
FOI Reference number: 15/23911 - part A [PDF 4.31 MB]
FOI Reference number: 15/23911 - part B [PDF 72 KB]
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ID: 15/23911

: I hereby request, under the Freedom of Information Act (1982), copies of the following documents held by the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I hereby request, under the Freedom of Information Act (1982), copies of the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade:a) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and/or the Australian Foreign Minister and the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Australia which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.b) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.c) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and/or the Australian Foreign Minister and the Australian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.
Copies of the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade:
a) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and/or the Australian Foreign Minister and the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Australia which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.
b) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.
c) Correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, emails, transcripts of phone conversations, diplomatic cables, between the Department of Foreign Affairs and/or the Australian Foreign Minister and the Australian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, which contains information on the "Armenian Genocide", "Armenian massacres", and "genocide" dating from 1 January 2014 onwards.
FOI Reference number: 14/36534 [PDF 600 KB]
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ID: 14/36534

: Australian diplomatic cables received or sent by DFAT since 2 July 2016 that in whole or in part relate to Senator... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Australian diplomatic cables received or sent by DFAT since 2 July 2016 that in whole or in part relate to Senator Pauline Hanson, Senator Malcolm Roberts, Senator Brian Burston, and/or Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party
Cables since 2 July 2016 which mention Senator Pauline Hanson, Senator Malcolm Roberts, Senator Brian Burston, and/or Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party.
Download 17/5476 [PDF 12 MB]
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ID: 17/5476

: All documents relating to advice received or provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in relation to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents relating to advice received or provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in relation to the underpayment of LES at the Lebanese Consul-General in Sydney from the date of January 1, 2011 to September 1, 2011.
Documents relating to the underpayment of LES at the Lebanese Consul-General in Sydney. [PDF 939 KB]
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ID: 1110-F237

: Existing diplomatic cable documents concerning that of the Principality of Hutt River, excluding those that are... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Existing diplomatic cable documents concerning that of the Principality of Hutt River, excluding those that are within the open access period as defined in the Archives Act 1983 and those which have already been released under the FOI Act.
113 cables from 1984-2007 on 'Hutt River Province':
Cables from 1984-2007 on 'Hutt River Province' - part one [PDF 1.2 MB]
Cables from 1984-2007 on 'Hutt River Province' - part two [PDF 1.4 MB]
Cables from 1984-2007 on 'Hutt River Province' - part three [PDF 973 KB]
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ID: 13/10648

: DFAT reports to Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) number 1478 (28/2/13), 1479 (4/3/13). (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: DFAT reports to Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) number 1478 (28/2/13), 1479 (4/3/13).
DFAT reports to RRT number 1478, 1479 (4/3/13). [PDF 221 KB]
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ID: 13/9533

: A) Any communications mentioning and/or detailing and/or alluding to deaths and/or injuries (confirmed and/or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A) Any communications mentioning and/or detailing and/or alluding to deaths and/or injuries (confirmed and/or suspected and/or possible) to asylum seekers and/or migrants and/or illegal immigrants and/or illegal maritime arrivals (or any other individual travelling on an asylum seeker vessel and/or suspected asylum seeker vessel) after September 14 2013 within Australian waters. This includes, but is not limited to, boats not spotted by Australian authorities, boats before being intercepted by Australian authorities and/or boats that had been turned back by Australian authorities. This includes, but is not limited to, communications and/or information from overseas governments and/or officials, including, but not limited to, from Indonesia, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.B) Any communications mentioning and/or detailing and/or alluding to deaths and/or injuries (confirmed and/or suspected and/or possible) to asylum seekers and/or migrants and/or illegal immigrants and/or illegal maritime arrivals (or any other individual travelling on an asylum seeker vessel and/or suspected asylum seeker vessel) after September 14 2013 outside Australian waters on vessels believed and/or suspected to be travelling to Australia and/or Australian territories and/or Australian waters. This includes, but is not limited to, boats not spotted by Australian authorities, boats before being intercepted by Australian authorities and/or boats that had been turned back by Australian authorities. This includes, but is not limited to, communications and/or information from overseas governments and/or officials, including, but not limited to, from Indonesia, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.
dfat-foi-1603-F1421.pdf
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ID: 16/9219

: Documents, photos and video footage, produced since 1 October 2015 to 12 September 2016, relating to:Traffic... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents, photos and video footage, produced since 1 October 2015 to 12 September 2016, relating to:Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra.
Documents, photos and video footage, produced since 1 October 2015 to 12 September 2016, relating to:
Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra.
Download FOI 16/26074 [PDF 13.95 MB]
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ID: 16/26074

: The McGrathNicol Advisory Partnership review of Australian Civilian Corps deployment processes (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The McGrathNicol Advisory Partnership review of Australian Civilian Corps deployment processes
The McGrathNicol Advisory Partnership review of Australian Civilian Corps deployment processes [PDF 2.6 MB]
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ID: 14/5553

: “Documents including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and photos –... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Documents including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and photos – relating to requests made by Ambassador Joe Hockey, or staff from his office on his behalf, since 1 January 2016 for:Renovations worth more than $1000 of his overseas residence; andAny requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision for his office”.
Documents including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and photos – relating to requests made by Ambassador Joe Hockey, or staff from his office on his behalf, since 1 January 2016 for:
1.  Renovations worth more than $1000 of his overseas residence; and
2  Any requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision for his office. [PDF 853 KB]
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ID: 16/11331

: The actual budget spent by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce at 2 April 2015 and a breakdown of this figure. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The actual budget spent by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce at 2 April 2015 and a breakdown of this figure.
The actual budget spent by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce at 2 April 2015 and a breakdown of this figure [PDF 15 KB]
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ID: 15/18305

: Any minutes of meetings held between Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade staff and staff of either the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any minutes of meetings held between Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade staff and staff of either the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Japanese Ministry of Justice since 1 January 2008 which relate to Japan becoming a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the "Hague Convention"); andAny high-level written representations conveyed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the Japanese Government by which the Australian Government has encouraged Japan to become a party to the Hague Convention.
Documents relating to DFAT meetings or high-level representations which relate to Australia encouraging Japan to become a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. [PDF 180 KB]
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ID: 12/4498

: Under the FOI Act 1982, I apply for access to documents containing the following information. For the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Under the FOI Act 1982, I apply for access to documents containing the following information. For the meetings:the 20th round of ChAFTA negotiations on 5-8 May 2014 in Canberra, andthe 21st round of ChAFTA negotiations on 1-5 September 2014 in Beijing,I request documents showingthe names and positions of all members of the Australian delegations, andthe names and positions of all those in attendance at the meetings.
CHAFTA negotiations in Canberra and Beijing in 2014 [PDF 118 KB]
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ID: 1709-F1779

: All documents, regarding the appointment, composition, role, meeting and consultation schedule for any panel charged... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents, regarding the appointment, composition, role, meeting and consultation schedule for any panel charged with deciding the Australia Network Tender.
All documents, regarding the appointment, composition, role, meeting and consultation schedule for any panel charged with deciding the Australia Network Tender. [PDF 359 KB]
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ID: 11/19154

: Documents relating to the Australia-China Human Rights Dialogue from 1997-2010. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to the Australia-China Human Rights Dialogue from 1997-2010.
Documents relating to the Australia-China Human Rights Dialogue from 1997-2010.
Tranche 1:
Part 1 [PDF 421 KB]
Part 2 [PDF 416 KB]
Part 3 [PDF 537 KB]
Part 4 [PDF 660 KB]
Part 5 [PDF 749 KB]
Tranche 2:
Part 1 [PDF 816 KB]
Part 2 [PDF 815 KB]
Part 3 [PDF 868 KB]
Part 4 [PDF 716 KB]
Tranche 3:
Part 1 [PDF 770 KB]
Part 2 [PDF 599 KB]
Part 3 [PDF 602 KB]
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ID: 1109-F25

: In the light of Australia’s current candidacy for membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council, I request... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: In the light of Australia’s current candidacy for membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council, I request copies of all cables, emails, ministerial submissions, briefs, talking points and other correspondence covering discussions on the death penalty with officials from the following countries in the period from 1 January 2015 to 30 April 2016:Peoples Republic of ChinaUnited States of America (Federal/State).Excluding representations made on behalf of individual consular clients potentially subject to the death penalty.
Representations made to China and the US on the death penalty, excluding representations made on behalf of individual consular clients [PDF 356 KB]
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ID: 16/13985

: Final versions of the formal project documents relating to DAP funds provided to: Paladin Energy. This includes any... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Final versions of the formal project documents relating to DAP funds provided to: Paladin Energy. This includes any final piece of documentation which reflects a formal agreement on how the funds provided are to be spent, or, in the absence of such documents, the final contract between the parties.
Formal project documents relating to DAP funds provided to Paladin Energy [PDF 276 KB]
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ID: 12/17891

: A list of representations that have been made by the Foreign Minister (of the day) since 2005 to the Indonesian FM (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A list of representations that have been made by the Foreign Minister (of the day) since 2005 to the Indonesian FM
A list of representations that have been made by the Foreign Minister (of the day) since 2005 to the Indonesian FM
FOI Reference number: 15/23567
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ID: 15/23567

: Australian diplomatic cables received or sent by DFAT since 14 February 2017 that in whole or in part relate to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Australian diplomatic cables received or sent by DFAT since 14 February 2017 that in whole or in part relate to Senator Pauline Hanson, Senator Malcolm Roberts, Senator Brian Burston, and/or Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party
Cable relating to One Nation.
Download 17/10941 [PDF 137 KB]
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ID: 17/10941

: Information from the Department and the Minister’s office under the Freedom of Information Act, specifically the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information from the Department and the Minister’s office under the Freedom of Information Act, specifically the talking points for Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd ahead of a press conference in Bali in late March where he first discussed the arrest of Umar Patek and all documents detailing Mr Rudd’s request for those talking points.
Talking points prepared for Foreign Minister Rudd ahead of a press conference where he first discussed the arrest of Umar Patek and documents detailing Mr Rudd's request for those talking points. [PDF 286 KB]
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ID: 1105-F152

: Documents previously released under an FOI request to The Sydney Morning Herald on 21 December 2010 relating to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents previously released under an FOI request to The Sydney Morning Herald on 21 December 2010 relating to summary reports prepared by the Conduct and Ethics Unit (CEU) for the Departmental oversight body, the Conduct and Ethics Committee, for the financial years 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Summary reports prepared by the Conduct and Ethics Unit (CEU) for the financial years 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10. [PDF 479 KB]
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ID: 11/26521

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 6 June 2013 and 31 July 2013 inclusive, that relates to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Cables from Washington DC concerning Assange, WikiLeaks and Manning. [PDF 189 KB]
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ID: 13/13584

: Access to documents, including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Access to documents, including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and photos/CCTV, relating to requests made by the United Kingdom ambassador or staff from their office on his behalf, since March 31, 2014.Renovations worth more than $1000 of their overseas residence/office; andAny requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision. For example, the Ambassador may request a certain painting or sculpture for their office.Please exclude documents relating to typical administrative duties or standard maintenance.Please exclude duplicates, correspondence with media and documents that have already been publicly released and media releases/statements/reports.
Access to documents, including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts and correspondence such as emails and photos/CCTV, relating to requests made by the United Kingdom ambassador or staff from their office on his behalf, since March 31, 2014.
Renovations worth more than $1000 of their overseas residence/office; and
Any requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision.
FOI Reference number: 15/11804 [PDF 267 KB]
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ID: 15/11804

: Documents created between 7 September 2013 and 18 June 2014 regarding the $16 million grant to Cadbury announced by... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents created between 7 September 2013 and 18 June 2014 regarding the $16 million grant to Cadbury announced by Tony Abbot on 28 August 2013.
Documents held by DFAT regarding the $16 million grant to Cadbury announced by Tony Abbot on 28 August 2013. [PDF 82 KB]
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ID: 14/20911

: All proposed itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for Foreign... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All proposed itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and his staff since 13 March 2012.
All proposed itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and his staff since 13 March 2012. [PDF 6.7 MB]
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ID: 12/12643

: Correspondence between DFAT (including DFAT Canberra, the Australian Embassy Dili and the Australian Embassy... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Correspondence between DFAT (including DFAT Canberra, the Australian Embassy Dili and the Australian Embassy Jakarta) and the Lowy Institute in relation to “The Timor Gap - A Response to Senator Xenophon”, an article written by Stephen Grenville and published on the Lowy Institute webpage on 12 August 2015.Documents prepared by DFAT in connection with the above article.Correspondence between DFAT (including DFAT Canberra, the Australian Embassy Dili and the Australian Embassy Jakarta) and the Lowy Institute in relation to the translated version of the above article, which was published by the Australian Embassy Dili on its website and its social media site.Correspondence between DFAT (including DFAT Canberra, the Australian Embassy Dili and the Australian Embassy Jakarta) and Stephen Grenville in relation to his articles on the Timor Gap:“The Timor Gap - A Response to Senator Xenophon”, published on the Lowy Institute webpage on 12 August 2015.“East Timor, Australia and the ‘Timor Gap’”, published on the Lowy Institute webpage on 25 November 2014.
Documents prepared by DFAT in connection with an article authored by Stephen Grenville in relation to the Timor Gap.
FOI Reference number: 15/37152 [PDF 2.6 MB]
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ID: 15/37152

: Records held by DFAT relating to a meeting or meetings held in Ho Chi Minh City in June 2010 involving two Qantas... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records held by DFAT relating to a meeting or meetings held in Ho Chi Minh City in June 2010 involving two Qantas Airways employees, Daniela Marsilli and Tristan Freeman, and attended by DFAT staff or to which DFAT made representations. Specifically…to all records held by DFAT of any statements or other records made by Ms Marsilli and Mr Freeman to the Vietnamese Government, including the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and/or the Office of Government in June 2010.
Documents released pursuant to the OAIC decision regarding application number MR11/00082. [PDF 393 KB]
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ID: 13/5032

: All documents relating to the filming of Oceans 12 at the Ambassador's Residence in Paris in 2004, in particular how... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents relating to the filming of Oceans 12 at the Ambassador's Residence in Paris in 2004, in particular how much was paid to the embassy for filming rights and what happened to that payment.
Documents relating to the filming of Oceans 12 at the Ambassador's Residence in Paris in 2005. [PDF 1.7 MB]
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ID: 12/9989

: Documents relating to the dismissal or redundancy of locally engaged staff at the Australian Embassy in Paris. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to the dismissal or redundancy of locally engaged staff at the Australian Embassy in Paris.
Documents relating to the dismissal or redundancy of locally engaged staff at the Australian Embassy in Paris. [PDF 2MB]
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ID: 1110-F238

: Police and/or court reports and any judgements in relation to the case of employee embezzlement in Buenos Aires. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Police and/or court reports and any judgements in relation to the case of employee embezzlement in Buenos Aires.

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ID: 1207-F389

: “documents, including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts, and correspondence such as emails and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “documents, including reports, briefing notes, invoices, receipts, and correspondence such as emails and photos/CCTV, relating to requests made by the French Ambassador or staff from their office on his behalf, since March 31, 2014: 1. Renovations worth more than $1 000 of their overseas residence/office; and 2. Any requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision. For example, the Ambassador may request a certain painting or sculpture for their office.”
"documents relating to requests made by the Australian Ambassador to France or staff on his behalf, since March 31, 2014: 1. Renovations worth more than $1 000 of their overseas residence/office; and 2. Any requests for a purchase/acquisition that is outside the normal provision. For example, the Ambassador may request a certain painting or sculpture for their office."
FOI Reference number: 15/18362 - part A [2.53 MB]
FOI Reference number: 15/18362 - part B [4.12 MB]
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ID: 15/18362

: Copies of all cables, documents, briefs, advices, talking points and correspondence to and from the Australian... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of all cables, documents, briefs, advices, talking points and correspondence to and from the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop MP, in relation to the Government’s decision to participate in the aerial bombing of Syria.
Cables, documents, briefs, advices, talking points and correspondence to and from the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop MP, in relation to the Government’s decision to participate in the aerial bombing of Syria. [PDF 722 KB]
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ID: 15/46222

: Ministerial submissions in relation to Prabowo's involvement in the 2009 Indonesian presidential campaign. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Ministerial submissions in relation to Prabowo's involvement in the 2009 Indonesian presidential campaign.
Ministerial submissions in relation to Prabowo's involvement in the 2009 Indonesian presidential campaign. [PDF 111 KB]
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ID: 14/20514

: “Performance reports or evaluation or similar in relation to the operation of DFAT’s Freedom of Information and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Performance reports or evaluation or similar in relation to the operation of DFAT’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section in the last 2 years;Correspondence between DFAT’s FOI & Privacy Law Section and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner regarding the performance of the section in the last 2 years;All internal correspondence about the Daily Telegraph sent and received by the section”.
For further information, including a copy of the document, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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Links/Documents

ID: 17/17538

: The eight most recent “Representation Funds Expenditure” reports for the head of Mission in Washington D.C. ... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The eight most recent “Representation Funds Expenditure” reports for the head of Mission in Washington D.C. This should capture all the quarterly reports for the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.
The eight most recent “Representation Funds Expenditure” reports for the head of Mission in Washington D.C. This should capture all the quarterly reports for the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Download FOI 16/23201 [PDF 1.1 MB]
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ID: 16/23201

: All written advice from the Department to any Government Minister since 21st August 2010, with regard to potential... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All written advice from the Department to any Government Minister since 21st August 2010, with regard to potential sites for a regional processing centre or other regional arrangements to handle asylum seekers arriving without authorisation in Australian waters
All written advice from the Department to any Government Minister since 21st August 2010, with regard to potential sites for a regional processing centre or other regional arrangements to handle asylum seekers arriving without authorisation in Australian waters[PDF 1.2 MB]
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ID: 11/15405

: “Documents relating to the “Dinner at the Museum of Old and New Art” event that Julie Bishop hosted in Hobart... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Documents relating to the “Dinner at the Museum of Old and New Art” event that Julie Bishop hosted in Hobart last night (Thursday 28 April 2016). Scope refined to cover:Menu.Guest list.Itemised list of costs”
“Documents relating to the “Dinner at the Museum of Old and New Art” event that Julie Bishop hosted in Hobart last night (Thursday 28 April 2016). Scope refined to cover:
1.   Menu.
2.  Guest list.
3.  Itemised list of costs”
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ID: 16/13778

: All documents held by yourself or your office, created between 21 August 2010 and 14 September 2011 inclusive that... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents held by yourself or your office, created between 21 August 2010 and 14 September 2011 inclusive that relate to the selection and/or appointment of a new Consul-General in Chicago.
Documents held in the Foreign Minister's Office relating to Consul-General selection/appointment. [PDF 174 KB]
Note: This request only covers documents held in the Foreign Minister's Office. Documents held in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are being considered separately in the context of a separate FOI request which has been received for access to the documents held by the Department, and will be released through this disclosure log in due course.

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ID: FMO-1

: Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): "Documents and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): "Documents and correspondence, including emails, from 1 January, 2014, relating to: 1. The 'acquittal process' of the Australian Political Parties for Democracy Program; and 2. The 'summary of activities' carried out by the Parties involved In the Political Parties For Democracy Program."
Access to the following documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): "Documents and correspondence, including emails, from 1 January, 2014, relating to: 1. The 'acquittal process' of the Australian Political Parties for Democracy Program; and 2. The 'summary of activities' carried out by the Parties involved In the Political Parties For Democracy Program." [PDF 13.1 MB]
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ID: 14/38759

: “(i)... did the Australian High Commission in London exchange correspondence and communications including emails... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “(i)... did the Australian High Commission in London exchange correspondence and communications including emails with His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.  If the answer is yes can you please supply copies of this correspondence and communication including emails.  Please note that I am interested in receiving both sides of the correspondence and communication.(ii)... did the Australian High Commission in London exchange correspondence and communications including emails with the private office of His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and or anyone else acting on his behalf.  If the answer is yes can you please supply both sides of the correspondence and communication including emails. Please note that I am interested in receiving both sides of the correspondence and communication.(iii)... did the High Commissioner hold face to face talks with His Royal Highness on a particular issue (s).  If the answer is yes can you please provide the following details.  In the case of each meeting can you state the date, the time and the venue.  In the case of each meeting can you please provide a list of all those present.  In the case of each meeting can you please provide an outline of the topics under discussion.  Please do include details of meetings conducted by official representatives of the High Commissioner and or the Prince of Wales.”

(i)... did the Australian High Commission in London exchange correspondence and communications including emails with His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.  If the answer is yes can you please supply copies of this correspondence and communication including emails.  Please note that I am interested in receiving both sides of the correspondence and communication.
(ii)... did the Australian High Commission in London exchange correspondence and communications including emails with the private office of His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and or anyone else acting on his behalf.  If the answer is yes can you please supply both sides of the correspondence and communication including emails. Please note that I am interested in receiving both sides of the correspondence and communication.
(iii)... did the High Commissioner hold face to face talks with His Royal Highness on a particular issue (s).  If the answer is yes can you please provide the following details.  In the case of each meeting can you state the date, the time and the venue.  In the case of each meeting can you please provide a list of all those present.  In the case of each meeting can you please provide an outline of the topics under discussion.  Please do include details of meetings conducted by official representatives of the High Commissioner and or the Prince of Wales.”
FOI Reference number: 15/42614 [PDF 2.40 MB]
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ID: 15/42614

: The meeting brief provided to Minister for Trade, Dr Craig Emerson MP, for the meeting that occurred on 10 February... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The meeting brief provided to Minister for Trade, Dr Craig Emerson MP, for the meeting that occurred on 10 February 2012 between the Minister and representatives of peak business and industry associations to canvass their views on the "Australia in the Asian century" White Paper.
The meeting brief on Australia in the Asian Century White Paper. [PDF 484 KB]
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ID: 12/3233

: Documents concerning the issuing of Certificates of No Impediment (CNI) to marriage to Australians... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents concerning the issuing of Certificates of No Impediment (CNI) to marriage to Australians wishing to marry in another country
Documents concerning the issuing of Certificates of No Impediment (CNI) to marriage to Australians wishing to marry in another country [PDF 3.24 MB]
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ID: 11/11472

: Documents, briefs and correspondence related to Deborah Stokes's departure as High Commissioner to PNG. I'm also... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents, briefs and correspondence related to Deborah Stokes's departure as High Commissioner to PNG. I'm also seeking documents and correspondence about her new posting.I wish to exclude documents and correspondence that relate to removalists or invitations to her going away party and those of an administrative nature informing stakeholders of her departure.
E-mails with talking points concerning Deborah Stokes’ departure from Post. [PDF 40 KB]
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ID: 15/33384

: Any documents which summarise the defamation case in the NSW Supreme Court which was settled in 2011 relating to a... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents which summarise the defamation case in the NSW Supreme Court which was settled in 2011 relating to a communication made by a department officer;Any documents giving a summary of court action about property-related proceedings brought in a foreign court by the current owner of the land formerly owned by the Commonwealth Government. The case is referred to in Appendix 7 of the 2010-2011 Annual Report; andAny documents giving a summary of court action about property-related proceedings brought in a foreign court by the current owner of the land formerly owned by the Commonwealth Government. The case is referred to in Appendix 7 of the 2010-2011 Annual Report.
Documents created concerning the defamation case in the NSW Supreme Court which was settled in 2011 relating to a communication made by a department office, providing a summary of court action about property-related proceedings brought in a foreign court by the current owner of the land formerly owned by the Commonwealth Government, and providing a summary of court action about property-related proceedings brought in a foreign court by the current owner of the land formerly owned by the Commonwealth Government.
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ID: 12/6618

: All cable traffic and any audio, video or photographic files concerning an incident in Bali in which three young... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic and any audio, video or photographic files concerning an incident in Bali in which three young West Papuans, named in reports as Rofinus Yanggam, Yuvensius Goo and Markus Jerewon, climbed over a wall or fence and entered the Bali Australian consulate on 6 October 2013.
Cables and audio/video footage concerning the three West Papuans who entered the Australian Consulate in Bali on 6 October 2013. [PDF 245 KB]
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ID: 14/14801

: I refer to the story that appeared in The Australian of November 27, 2014, page 6, headlined "AusAID rapped over... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I refer to the story that appeared in The Australian of November 27, 2014, page 6, headlined "AusAID rapped over fraud loss".In that story, the foreign minister, Ms Bishop, said she had been informed in October 2013 by officials of "a number of fraud cases under investigation in the Australian aid program."My request is for the relevant ministerial submissions in DFAT's (or the former AusAID's) possession regarding these fraud cases, including names of the suspected perpetrators, dates, details of the nature of the fraud, locations, actions taken, the estimated amount of the fraud in each case, how much if any was recovered, whether any AusAID or DFAT officials were disciplined or reported to enforcement agencies, and their names.I similarly seek all relevant ministerial submissions of a case mentioned by Ms Bishop in the story where she says "one has been resolved with the money repaid."I request the relevant ministerial submissions made under the current Coalition government, and the previous Labor government.I also request any responses from Ms Bishop or her predecessors to these ministerial responses.
Ministerial submissions relating to the specific cases of aid fraud on which the Foreign Minister was briefed.
FOI Reference number: 15/23228
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ID: 15/23228

: “Documents, photos and video footage, produced between 30 January 2015 and 21 October 2015, relating to:a) Traffic... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Documents, photos and video footage, produced between 30 January 2015 and 21 October 2015, relating to:a) Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra.Without limiting my application, I would expect it to include the date of the offence, details of the offence, the penalty incurred, where the diplomats were from, the outcome of any court proceeding (if relevant) and their current job status (ie. was their employment suspended or terminated?)Please exclude third party personal details such as names and addresses.”
“Documents, photos and video footage, produced between 30 January 2015 and 21 October 2015, relating to:
a) Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra.
Without limiting my application, I would expect it to include the date of the offence, details of the offence, the penalty incurred, where the diplomats were from, the outcome of any court proceeding (if relevant) and their current job status (ie. was their employment suspended or terminated?)
Please exclude third party personal details such as names and addresses.”
FOI Reference number: 15/45088 [PDF 6.47 MB]
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ID: 15/45088

: Documents produced in the last two years showing information about any possible threats, dangers or issues with the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents produced in the last two years showing information about any possible threats, dangers or issues with the world heritage listing of the Great Barrier Reef and/or any warnings, concerns or possible developments affecting the continued world heritage listing including from GBRMPA or international bodies like UNESCO.
Documents relating to any possible threats, dangers or issues with the world heritage listing of the Great Barrier Reef. [PDF 1.05 MB]
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ID: 1111-F253

: CAll cable traffic from the Australian High Commission in London, sent between 18 June 2012 and 28 August 2012... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: CAll cable traffic from the Australian High Commission in London, sent between 18 June 2012 and 28 August 2012 inclusive, that relates to Julian Paul Assange.
Cables from London sent between 18 June – 28 August 2012 relating to Julian Paul Assange. [PDF 1.7 MB]
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ID: 12/12995

: Documents relating to any discussion or advice (given or received) regarding the ALRC Copyright Review in the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to any discussion or advice (given or received) regarding the ALRC Copyright Review in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Documents relating to any discussion or advice (given or received) regarding the ALRC Copyright Review in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. [PDF 1.12 MB]
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ID: 13/15924

: I am applying for the following information under the FOI Act:1. Copy of travel logs from official drivers for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I am applying for the following information under the FOI Act:1. Copy of travel logs from official drivers for Australia House and or Stoke Lodge in relation to Christopher Pyne's visit to the UK between 26-27 April 2014; and2. Expenses incurred by DFAT in relation to Christopher Pyne's visit to the UK in April 2014 that have been billed to the Department of Education.
1. Copy of travel logs from official drivers for Australia House and or Stoke Lodge in relation to Christopher Pyne's visit to the UK between 26-27 April 2014; and
2. Expenses incurred by DFAT in relation to Christopher Pyne's visit to the UK in April 2014 that have been billed to the Department of Education. [PDF 53 KB]
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ID: 14/28056

: Information relating to external (aid) fraud detections and investigations as included in the Annual Report to the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information relating to external (aid) fraud detections and investigations as included in the Annual Report to the Minister for Foreign Affairs for financial year 2014-15.
Information relating to external (aid) fraud detections and investigations as included in the Annual Report to the Minister for Foreign Affairs for financial year 2014-15. [PDF 461 KB]
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ID: 16/2144

: Clarification questions as asked of all Australia Network tenderers by the Tender Evaluation Board, as referred to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Clarification questions as asked of all Australia Network tenderers by the Tender Evaluation Board, as referred to in the answer to Question on Notice No 54 asked through the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade June 2011 Budget Estimates in the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio.
Clarification questions as asked of all Australia Network tenderers by the Tender Evaluation Board, as referred to in the answer to Question on Notice No 54 asked through the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade June 2011 Budget Estimates in the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. [PDF 88 KB]
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ID: 11/32890

: Documents relating to internal policies and processes for managing aid funding that informed DFAT’s review of aid... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to internal policies and processes for managing aid funding that informed DFAT’s review of aid management capacity at the Australian Representative Office in Ramallah (excluding documents that are already in the public domain).
For further information, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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ID: 17/15944

: All documents (including correspondence, community submissions, research and any other information including maps,... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents (including correspondence, community submissions, research and any other information including maps, photographs, satellite imaging and any video or voice recordings) relating to:the Camisea Oil and/or Gas Project in Peru for the previous five years up to and including the date this request is processed;any proposed or undertaken expansion of the Camisea Gas Project in Peru up to and including the date this request is processed; andoil and/or gas expansion plans in the Kugapakori Nahua-Nanti Reserve areas in Peru, including specific reference to the indigenous and uncontacted tribes living in the area.All documents (including correspondence, community submissions, photographs and any video or voice recordings) of any research undertaken into the impact of oil and/or gas drilling on the natural elements of the earth in general, including those projects undertaken throughout the East Coast of in Australia, and the impact on neighbouring communities and on nature, flora, fauna and natural seasonal cycles.Correspondence and other documents passing between the offices of DFAT and Austrade relating specifically to extractive industries in Peru, the Amazon and neighbouring countries.Names, addresses and ABN details of all Australian Corporations with financial interests and/or investments in extractive industries in Peru.English translations of DFAT’s copies of Peru’s domestic legislation and/or legal framework relating to extractive industries within Peru, including environmental and native title laws.
Documents which mention the Camisea project [PDF 79.4 KB]
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ID: 14/35739

: Personal expenses claimed by the Head of the Australian High Commission in the United Kingdom, Mr Alexander Downer... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Personal expenses claimed by the Head of the Australian High Commission in the United Kingdom, Mr Alexander Downer after 1 June 2015.The entertainment budget of the Australian High Commission in the United Kingdom after 1 June 2015.
Personal expenses claimed by the Head of the Australian High Commission in the United Kingdom, Mr Alexander Downer after 1 June 2015.
Download FOI 16/30100 [PDF 780 KB]
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ID: 16/30100

: Documents surrounding the development of an emissions trading scheme in China since November 2007 Excluding emails;... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents surrounding the development of an emissions trading scheme in China since November 2007 Excluding emails; Include only final versions of documents; Include only documents in which an emissions trading scheme in China is a substantive dimension of the document; and Only include documents produced since 1 January 2009.
Development of an emissions trading scheme in China since November 2009 [PDF 767 KB]
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ID: 11/24321

: Copies of all DFAT Departmental briefing notes in relation to the Federal government guarantee granted to Schapelle... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of all DFAT Departmental briefing notes in relation to the Federal government guarantee granted to Schapelle Corby, including copies of all documents containing Departmental advice provided to former Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr during the period 1 December 2012 - 10 March 2013.
Information provided to Foreign Minister Carr relating to the parole guarantee of Schapelle Corby. [PDF 343 KB]
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ID: 1310-F687

: All documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, created between 21 August 2010 and 13 September... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, created between 21 August 2010 and 13 September 2011 inclusive, that relate to the selection and/or appointment of a new Consul-General in Chicago.
Documents relating to the appointment of a new Consul-General in Chicago. [PDF 730 KB]
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ID: 1109-F226

: "the executive summaries relating to substantiated cases of identity theft involving stolen passports since January... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "the executive summaries relating to substantiated cases of identity theft involving stolen passports since January 1, 2011."
"the executive summaries relating to substantiated cases of identity theft involving stolen passports since January 1, 2011." [PDF 168 KB]
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ID: 14/29349

: Briefing notes for the new secretary on Australia’s role on the United Nations Security Council, including any... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Briefing notes for the new secretary on Australia’s role on the United Nations Security Council, including any resourcing, staffing or administrative requirements.
Briefing notes for the new secretary on Australia’s role on the United Nations Security Council, including any resourcing, staffing or administrative requirements. [PFD 44 KB]
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ID: 13/1384

: Incoming briefing material prepared by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for the Labor Government... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Incoming briefing material prepared by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for the Labor Government following the 2010 federal election, often referred to as the “Red Book”
Incoming Government Brief prepared for the Minister for Foreign Affairs. [PDF 5.36 MB]
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ID: 10/21016

: Documents between 31 March 2015 and 19 August 2015, about the Federal Government seeking to allocate to and/or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents between 31 March 2015 and 19 August 2015, about the Federal Government seeking to allocate to and/or identify alternative recipients and/or enterprises the $16 million in funding originally promised to Cadbury in the 2013 election, including:Information and/or documents about communication with Minister Andrew Robb,  and/or the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade about the funding,All letters, emails, text messages, notes of telephone calls, notes of direct verbal discussions by any Federal Member of Parliament or Senator with Mr Robb and/or the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,Any communication from any Federal Member of Parliament or Senator and/or their office, to Mr Robb and/or the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding any particular projects and/or industries for consideration of this funding and/or any particular area/or electorate for consideration of this funding,Any communication from any Federal Member of Parliament or Senator and/or their office, which seeks a process whereby potential proponents can make application for the fund, and/or whereby proponents are selected to receive the funds.I am particularly interested to receive any communication from Tasmanian Federal representatives to the Government regarding the allocation of this funding.
Documents, between 31 March 2015 and 19 August 2015, regarding Federal Government funding allocated to Cadbury in the 2013 election. [PDF 116 KB]
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ID: 15/37422

: "access to the DFAT policy on handling complaints relating to DFAT personnel. I am most interested in the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "access to the DFAT policy on handling complaints relating to DFAT personnel. I am most interested in the procedural/policy aspects relating to the handling of complaints such as how exactly complaints against DFAT personnel are handled and what is the process that they are subject to, including but not limited to deadlines for responses and the need to provide responses to complainants."
Locally engaged staff Manual extract [PDF 240 KB]
Bullying and harassment Policy [PDF 151 KB]
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ID: 15/9025

: "A summary document that shows the date of the offence, details of the offence, the penalty incurred and whether it... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "A summary document that shows the date of the offence, details of the offence, the penalty incurred and whether it was paid, where the diplomats were from, the outcome of any court proceeding (if relevant) and their current job status (ie. Was their employment suspended or terminated?) since January 2011.Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra;Diplomats in Canberra charged with criminal offences.Please exclude third party personal details such as names and addresses."
"A summary document that shows the date of the offence, details of the offence, the penalty incurred and whether it was paid, where the diplomats were from, the outcome of any court proceeding (if relevant) and their current job status (ie. Was their employment suspended or terminated?) since January 2011.
Traffic infringements, including speeding, drink driving and parking fines for diplomats in Canberra;
Diplomats in Canberra charged with criminal offences.
Please exclude third party personal details such as names and addresses."
Part one [PDF 687 KB]
Part two [PDF 824 KB]
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ID: 14/15965

: (1) Submissions, briefings, talking points or other official correspondence or documents sent to Foreign Minister... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: (1) Submissions, briefings, talking points or other official correspondence or documents sent to Foreign Minister Bob Carr and/or his office that relate to the alleged leakage of classified United States national security and intelligence information by Edward J Snowden.(2) Cable traffic sent between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Embassy to the United States, Washington DC, and/or the Australian Consulate General in Honolulu, that relates to the alleged leakage of classified United States national security and intelligence information by Edward J Snowden.
Cables from the Australian Embassy to the United States, Washington DC that relate to the alleged leakage of classified United States national security and intelligence information by Edward J Snowden [PDF 1.5 MB]
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ID: 13/10620

: All comments, submissions or responses received or held by the Department on or after 8 April 2011 from World Trade... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All comments, submissions or responses received or held by the Department on or after 8 April 2011 from World Trade Organisation members or other foreign States in response to the World Organisation Technical Barriers of Trade Committee Notification G/TBT/N/AUS/67 dated 8 April 2011
WTO members responses to World Organisation Technical Barriers of Trade Committee Notification G/TBT/N/AUS/67 dated 8 April 2011. [PDF 3.57 MB]
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ID: 1108-F217

: Details on the cost of maintaining the following Embassies/High Commissions/Consulates for the period January 1,... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Details on the cost of maintaining the following Embassies/High Commissions/Consulates for the period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010. In particular, a breakdown of costs on a per yearly basis, to include the following items: entertainment, food and beverages (consumed in-house), costs of staff, costs of any renovations to buildings. These requests are for the following: Australian Embassy to the United States (Washington), Australian Mission to the United Nations (New York), Australian Embassy to the Holy See/Vatican, Australian High Commission to South Africa (Pretoria), Australian High Commission to Kenya (Nairobi).
Details of the cost of certain
Missions [PDF 43 KB]
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ID: 11/15042

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 22 February 2013 and 5 March 2013 inclusive, that relates to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
All cables Washington on Julian Assange, Wikileaks and Bradley Manning from 22 February 2013 to 5 March 2013 [PFD 4.56 MB]
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ID: 13/4439

: Copies of any e-mails, final versions of reporting cables, final versions of briefs, Ministerial submissions or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of any e-mails, final versions of reporting cables, final versions of briefs, Ministerial submissions or general correspondence recording the formulation, expression or implementation of Australian government policy beginning September 1, 2013 regarding accusations of abuses of human rights or other criminal acts by the government of the Republic of Nauru and/or its officials or those acting on its behalf, where the documents draw a link between the accusations in question and the operations of the Regional Processing Centre. In particular, I seek records expressing concerns on the part of the Australian government that publicly or privately criticising the government of Nauru, or placing diplomatic pressure upon it, may negatively impact the continued operation of the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru.
Copies of any e-mails, final versions of reporting cables, final versions of briefs, Ministerial submissions or general correspondence recording the formulation, expression or implementation of Australian government policy beginning September 1, 2013 regarding accusations of abuses of human rights or other criminal acts by the government of the Republic of Nauru and/or its officials or those acting on its behalf, where the documents draw a link between the accusations in question and the operations of the Regional Processing Centre. In particular, I seek records expressing concerns on the part of the Australian government that publicly or privately criticising the government of Nauru, or placing diplomatic pressure upon it, may negatively impact the continued operation of the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru. [PDF 14.92 MB]
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ID: 15/45211

: Final versions of all diplomatic cables and official letters between 1st October 2010 to present date (2 December... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Final versions of all diplomatic cables and official letters between 1st October 2010 to present date (2 December 2011) in the power, custody or possession of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which discuss the potential extradition or temporary surrender of Wikileaks Editor in Chief Mr Julian Assange to the United States of America.
Cables and official correspondence from 1 October 2010-2 December 2011 which discuss the potential extradition or temporary surrender of Julian Paul Assange to the United States. [PDF 4.75 MB]
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ID: 1112/33016

: Documents, including but not limited to cable traffic between the Australian High Commission, Nairobi, Kenya and the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents, including but not limited to cable traffic between the Australian High Commission, Nairobi, Kenya and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, that relate to the reported arrest of an Australian terrorist suspect by Kenya Police's Anti-Terrorism Police Unit in July 2012.
Cable from the Australian High Commission in Nairobi and e-mail relating to the reported arrest of an Australian terrorism suspect by Kenya Police's anti-terrorism unit. [PDF 538 KB]
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ID: 12/13213

: Media talking points and emails relating to their drafting and approval – excluding as far as possible duplicate... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Media talking points and emails relating to their drafting and approval – excluding as far as possible duplicate emails - produced in response to the entry into Australia's Bali consulate of three West Papuan students on 6 October 2013
Media talking points and related emails produced in response to the entry into Australia's Bali consulate of three West Papuan students on 6 October 2013. [PDF 630 KB]
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ID: 14/26213

: This is an application for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth). I request the following... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: This is an application for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth). I request the following documents:Briefings provided to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014; andBriefings provided to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178 (2014), where those briefings relate in whole or in part to Australia’s international obligations and/or Australia’s domestic laws.The scope of my request is limited to documents from the years 2014 and 2015.
Briefings provided to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014; and
Briefings provided to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178 (2014), where those briefings relate in whole or in part to Australia’s international obligations and/or Australia’s domestic laws.
Download FOI 16/26769 [PDF 514 KB]
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ID: 16/26769

: Records of all expenses for the trip organised for journalists by the special 'Great Barrier Reef task force' of the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records of all expenses for the trip organised for journalists by the special 'Great Barrier Reef task force' of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Records of all expenses for the trip organised for journalists by the special 'Great Barrier Reef task force' of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. [PDF 10.6 MB]
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ID: 15/18306

: Documents, with a focus on preparatory instructions and other correspondence involving Foreign Minister Alexander... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents, with a focus on preparatory instructions and other correspondence involving Foreign Minister Alexander Downer and DFAT Secretary Ashton Calvert, relating to the publication of a book called "East Timor in Transition 1998-2000: An Australian Policy Challenge" by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2001.
Documents, with a focus on preparatory instructions and other correspondence involving Foreign Minister Alexander Downer and DFAT Secretary Ashton Calvert, relating to the publication of a book called "East Timor in Transition 1998-2000: An Australian Policy Challenge" by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2001. [PDF 2.45 MB]
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ID: 14/13708

: Please provide me with DFAT documents that relate to:Actions taken by Australia in 2015 to attention in the UN/with... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Please provide me with DFAT documents that relate to:Actions taken by Australia in 2015 to attention in the UN/with UN agencies/committees and bilaterally with Israel with respect to the human rights abuse by Israel against:Political prisonersActivists engaged in demonstrations against the Wall and settlementsAdministrative detainees under the Administrative Detention systemMilitary Court detainees under the Military Court systemChild prisoners - The systematic and institutionalised ill-treatment and torture of PalestinianchildrenActions taken by Australia in 205 to raise an alarm in the UN, with UN agencies/UN committees and bilaterally with Israel to stop the following Israeli inhumane systems, practices and actions?:Administrative DetentionMilitary CourtsApartheidRestriction of movement of Palestinians in the Occupied West BankEthnic cleansing including: a) the Prawer Plan b) Israel’s settlement expansion policies involving bulldozing, demolition and armed/violent annexation of West Bank (including East Jerusalem) Palestinian land and homes c)Israeli settler violence against Palestinian citizens.Actions taken by Australia in 2015 to monitor/question Israel in the implementation of measures promised by Israel to Australia and the UN/UN agencies/committees?DFAT's appraisals of:the responses by Israel to questions raised by Australia with regard to human rights concerns andthe implementation of those promises by Israel?Measures DFAT/Australia will take to force Israel to comply with human rights norms.I wish to confine my request to communication between your Department , Israel, United Nations and UN Human Rights agencies.
Documents relating to human rights representations in Israel [PDF 974 KB]
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ID: 16/6806

: Correspondence in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts (these including: Stronger Futures in the Northern... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Correspondence in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts (these including: Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011; Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2012; Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 and Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 and subsequent Acts):From Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations at Geneva, in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts, to any and all of the following: Special Rapporteurs Mr James Anaya and Ms Magdelena Sepulveda Carmona; the UN Human Rights Council; Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Ms Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.From any of the above listed parties to Mr Woolcott in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts.
Correspondence in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts [PDF 1 MB]
(these including: Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011; Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2012; Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 and Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 and subsequent Acts):
From Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations at Geneva, in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts, to any and all of the following: Special Rapporteurs Mr James Anaya and Ms Magdelena Sepulveda Carmona; the UN Human Rights Council; Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Ms Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.
From any of the above listed parties to Mr Woolcott in relation to the Stronger Futures Bills or Acts.
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ID: 12/13223

: Copies of the one page report issued by the Conduct and Ethics Unit relating to investigations into bullying and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of the one page report issued by the Conduct and Ethics Unit relating to investigations into bullying and harassment, for the financial years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017; and Conduct and Ethics Unit summary reports (as per those provided in FOI case 11/26521), for the financial years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017
Copies of the one page report issued by the Conduct and Ethics Unit relating to investigations into bullying and harassment, for the financial years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017; and Conduct and Ethics Unit summary reports (as per those provided in FOI case 11/26521), for the financial years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017.
Download FOI 17/987 [PDF 20 MB]
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Links/Documents

ID: 17/987

: Documentation on:Entities and individuals granted exemption permits for the Australian Government’s Autonomous... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documentation on:Entities and individuals granted exemption permits for the Australian Government’s Autonomous Sanctions regime (Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol) over the calendar years 2014 and 2015.
Documentation on:
Entities and individuals granted exemption permits for the Australian Government’s Autonomous Sanctions regime (Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol) over the calendar years 2014 and 2015.
Documents relating to this request [PDF 64 KB]
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ID: 1704-F1678

: In 2014 and 2015, officials of the Government of Indonesia provided correspondence to the Australian government... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: In 2014 and 2015, officials of the Government of Indonesia provided correspondence to the Australian government regarding the Montara oil spill, including but not limited to, correspondence on the following dates: 25 September 2014, Professor Dr. Balthasar Kambuaya, Minister for the Environment, to Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Greg Moriarty.
DFAT and AMSA letters re Montara oil spill [PDF 99 KB]
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ID: 1506-F1186

: The latest list of overdue infringements and fines for diplomats and privileged staff that follows on from the FOI... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The latest list of overdue infringements and fines for diplomats and privileged staff that follows on from the FOI documents disclosed in FOI number 14/15965 released on 4 September 2014.
List of overdue infringements and fines for diplomats and privileged staff current at 2 March 2015. [PDF 3.13 MB]
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Links/Documents

ID: 15/21268

: Records of conversation between the Australian embassy staff in Manila and Filipino officials regarding the contract... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records of conversation between the Australian embassy staff in Manila and Filipino officials regarding the contract for Tenix to supply six search and rescue boats to the Philippines Coast Guard. The time period of my request runs from January 1 2000 until December 31 2005.All correspondence between the Australian embassy in Manila and Canberra regarding the Philippine Government's refusal to repay money owed for the delivery of search and rescue vessels from Tenix. The time period relevant to my request is 1 January 2005 until 31 December 2007.
Records of conversation between the Australian embassy in Manila and Filipino officials regarding the contract for Tenix to supply for Tenix to supply six search and rescue boats to the Philippines Coast Guard.
All correspondence between the Australian embassy in Manila and Canberra regarding the Philippine Government's refusal to repay money owed for the delivery of search and rescue vessels from Tenix. [PDF 936 KB]
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ID: 12/4496, 12/14059

: "Any correspondence, including emails, between DFAT and the ABC from 1 January 2016 to date, that relates to a... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "Any correspondence, including emails, between DFAT and the ABC from 1 January 2016 to date, that relates to a proposal or decision by the ABC to shut down its shortwave radio service."
Shutdown of ABC shortwave radio service.
Download FOI 17/4375 [PDF 2.2 MB]
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ID: 17/4375

: All documents and correspondence related to the appointment of Barry O’Farrell to the position of deputy chair of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents and correspondence related to the appointment of Barry O’Farrell to the position of deputy chair of the Australia India Council. This should include correspondence with the minister’s office and the chair of the council by the department as well as details of Mr O’Farrell’s remuneration.
Documents and correspondence relating to the appointment of Barry O’Farrell to the position of deputy chair of the Australia india Council [PDF 543 KB]
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ID: 15/25211

: Documents which specifically pertain to the aforementioned decision of the Department's in January 2006, including... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents which specifically pertain to the aforementioned decision of the Department's in January 2006, including the actual document which authorised the formal cancellation of the circular;Additional documents which specifically pertain to the Department's decision of 28 October 2008 to cancel and archive the 'Slav Macedonian' Administrative Circular; andAny other related documentation (including advice, briefs, opinions, analysis, e-mails and correspondence) prepared by the Department in the in the immediate period leading up to the cancellation of 28 October 2008.
Documents specifically pertaining to the Department's decision of 28 october 2008 to cancel and archive the 'Slav Macedonian' Administrative circular, including the actual document which authorised the formal cancellation of the Circular. [PDF 212 KB]
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ID: 12/4821

: All records of communications between the Australian Embassy in Cambodia and DFAT in Canberra regarding proposals by... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All records of communications between the Australian Embassy in Cambodia and DFAT in Canberra regarding proposals by BHP Billiton to obtain a concession from the Cambodian Government to mine bauxite covering the period 1 July 2006 to 31 December 2009.
All records of communications between the Australian Embassy in Cambodia and DFAT in Canberra regarding proposals by BHP Billiton to obtain a concession from the Cambodian Government to mine bauxite covering the period 1 July 2006 to 31 December 2009. [PFD 3.84 MB]
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ID: 12/14658

: "Expenses incurred by DFAT in relation to Attorney-General, George Brandis' visit to the US in April 2014 that have... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "Expenses incurred by DFAT in relation to Attorney-General, George Brandis' visit to the US in April 2014 that have been billed to the Attorney-General's Department."
Expenses incurred by DFAT in relation to Attorney-General, George Brandis' visit to the US in April 2014 that have been billed to the Attorney-General's Department [PDF 30 KB]
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ID: 14/36277

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade in Canberra, sent between 6 December 2011 and 31 January 2012 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Cables sent from Washington on Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning. [PDF 458 KB]
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ID: 1202-F294

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 26 May 2013 and 5 June 2013 inclusive, that relates to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning
All cables from Washington DC sent between 26 May 2013 and 5 June 2013 inclusive relating to WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning. [PDF 109 KB]
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ID: 13/10500

: “Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Minister Hon. Julie Bishop and Bjorn Lomborg;Any... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Minister Hon. Julie Bishop and Bjorn Lomborg;Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Bjorn Lomborg;Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Minister Hon. Julie Bishop and the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, Denmark;Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, Denmark;Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Minister Hon. Julie Bishop and the Vice Chancellor of the University of WA Prof. Paul Johnson relating to or referring to Bjorn Lomborg or the Copenhagen Consensus Centre;Any correspondence in the past 12 months between the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Vice Chancellor of the University of WA Prof. Paul Johnson relating to or referring to Bjorn Lomborg or the Copenhagen Consensus Centre”.
Correspondence between Bjorn Lomborg and the Department/Foreign Minister, and correspondence between the Department/ Foreign Minister and the Vice Chancellor of the University of WA. [PDF 1.32 MB]
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ID: 15/19379

: All cables between 6July98 and 31Aug98, relating to the Biak Island massacre (which occurred on 6July1998),... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cables between 6July98 and 31Aug98, relating to the Biak Island massacre (which occurred on 6July1998), involving Battalion 733 Indonesian troops, resulting in shootings, disappearances, gang rapes, killings and injured.
All cables between 6July1998 and 31August1998 relating to the Biak Island massacre which occurred on 6July1998.
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ID: 14/4161

: I seek access to information held by DFAT. I make this request under the auspices of the Freedom of Information Act... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I seek access to information held by DFAT. I make this request under the auspices of the Freedom of Information Act 1982. Specifically, I seek documents in the file 14/22944 (Trade – Reporting – India – Adani Group). Documents produced between July 1 2014 and March 1 2015 are sought.Documentation in this case can include, but is not limited to, files, applications and correspondence relating to the Adani Group.
I seek access to information held by DFAT. I make this request under the auspices of the Freedom of Information Act 1982. Specifically, I seek documents in the file 14/22944 (Trade – Reporting – India – Adani Group). Documents produced between July 1 2014 and March 1 2015 are sought.
Documentation in this case can include, but is not limited to, files, applications and correspondence relating to the Adani Group.
Download FOI 16/31083 Part 1 [PDF 9 MB]
Download FOI 16/31083 Part 2 [PDF 11 MB]
Download FOI 16/31083 Part 3 [PDF 616 KB]
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ID: 16/31083

: Minutes of the conduct and ethics unit meetings, in addition to statistics, for the period 2010-2011, and 2011-2012. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Minutes of the conduct and ethics unit meetings, in addition to statistics, for the period 2010-2011, and 2011-2012.
Minutes of the conduct and ethics unit meetings, in addition to statistics, for the period 2010-2011, and 2011-2012. [459 KB]
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ID: 12/12035

: Cables generated by the Australian  embassy in Beijing on the Chinese economy and its impact on Australia and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Cables generated by the Australian  embassy in Beijing on the Chinese economy and its impact on Australia and Australian interests and on how the most recent Federal Budget was received in China
Cables generated by the Australian embassy in Beijing [PDF 494 KB]
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Links/Documents

ID: 11/14018

: The minimum number of documents that contain the total expenditure incurred by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The minimum number of documents that contain the total expenditure incurred by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce (BRTF) from its inception until after the Bonn meeting of the World Heritage Committee (Bonn, Germany (28 June – 8 July 2015).
Document containing the total expenditure incurred by the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce.
Download FOI 17/7893 [PDF 7 KB]
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ID: 17/7893

: All internal DFAT policy correspondence between Europe Division (EUD) and Northern Southern & Europe Branch (NSB)... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All internal DFAT policy correspondence between Europe Division (EUD) and Northern Southern & Europe Branch (NSB) between 01 January 2014 and 24 April 2015 (inclusive) directly related to Australia’s position on the Armenian Genocide as follows:advice for policy development; andactual policy determinations.
Senate Estimates briefing 'Turkey/Armenia "Genocide" recognition and FOI request' [PDF 3.27 MB]
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ID: 15/25024

: Any documents or correspondence, including (but not limited to) briefs, emails, file notes and analysis developed or... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents or correspondence, including (but not limited to) briefs, emails, file notes and analysis developed or sent within the Department in relation to the discussion/analysis of the Great Barrier Reef or other World Heritage Sites within the UNESCO Report titled 'World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate’.Any correspondence, including emails, briefs and file notes, between the department, the Department if the Environment, the Ministers Office and/or the office of the Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Australia to UNESCO in relation to the UNESCO Report titled 'World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate'.Any documents that contain Senior Executive Service authorisation, including emails, briefs or file notes, in relation to engaging with UNESCO on the Report titled 'World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate' and/or authorisations relating to the removal of references of Australia, Great Barrier Reef, or other World Heritage Sites within said report.
Any documents or correspondence, including (but not limited to) briefs, emails, file notes and analysis developed or sent within the Department in relation to the discussion/analysis of the Great Barrier Reef or other World Heritage Sites within the UNESCO Report titled 'World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate’.
Any correspondence, including emails, briefs and file notes, between the department, the Department if the Environment, the Ministers Office and/or the office of the Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Australia to UNESCO in relation to the UNESCO Report titled 'World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate'.
[PDF 220 KB]
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ID: 16/16723

: A summary document with the date, venue, total cost and guest list of hospitality hosted by the Foreign Minister,... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A summary document with the date, venue, total cost and guest list of hospitality hosted by the Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, from 9 September 2013 to date; including credit card statements/receipts relating to these expenses and excluding tea/coffee meetings.
Summary document of hospitality provided by the Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop from 9 September 2013, including date, venue, costs and statements/receipts. [PDF 212 KB]
Attachment to 14/26472 [PDF 842 KB]
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ID: 14/26472

: The current edition of Guidelines on Official Australian Contact with Representatives of Foreign States, Political... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The current edition of Guidelines on Official Australian Contact with Representatives of Foreign States, Political Entities or Organisations where Special Considerations are Involved.
Guidelines on official Australian contact with representatives of foreign states, political entities or organisations where special considerations are involved. [PDF 1.3 MB]
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ID: 13/18982

: All communications sent to or from the Australian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, discussing or mentioning the killing of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All communications sent to or from the Australian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, discussing or mentioning the killing of any Australian citizen by a US Unmanned Aeriel (sic) Vehicle (Drone) in Yemen; excluding drafts, duplicate documents, and the personal information of the individuals concerned.
All communications sent to or from the Australian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, discussing or mentioning the killing of any Australian citizen by a US Unmanned Aeriel (sic) Vehicle (Drone) in Yemen; excluding drafts, duplicate documents, and the personal information of the individuals concerned [PDF 319 KB]
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ID: 15/1775

: All documents including emails, making, considering or responding to claims for compensation howsoever described... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents including emails, making, considering or responding to claims for compensation howsoever described (“Compensation Claims”) on behalf of any person who submitted a tender in response to the RFT as a result of the termination of the associated tender process during the Relevant Period.To the extent they are not sought elsewhere in this request, all documents recording the process and principles on which Compensation Claims were considered or assessed.To the extent they are not sought elsewhere in this request, all documents recording any decision to award compensation howsoever described in relation to a Compensation Claim
Documents relating to the claim for compensation made as a result of the termination of the RFT and the process and principles on which compensation claims were considered or assessed. [PDF 934 KB]
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ID: 14/13090

: Ministerial submission 08-434 and letter to Prime Minister from Foreign Minister referenced in... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Ministerial submission 08-434 and letter to Prime Minister from Foreign Minister referenced in ministerial submission 08-660.
Ministerial submission 08-434 and letter to Prime Minister from Foreign
Minister referenced in ministerial submission 08-660. [PDF 67 KB]
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ID: 11/16174

: all documents relating to communications and meetings since 18 September 2013 between members of the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: all documents relating to communications and meetings since 18 September 2013 between members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and representatives ofthe Minerals Council of Australia; andthe Queensland Resources Councilconcerning campaigns led by environmental organisations against the development of coal projects in Queensland.
all documents relating to communications and meetings since 18 September 2013 between members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and representatives of
the Minerals Council of Australia; and
the Queensland Resources Council
concerning campaigns led by environmental organisations against the development of coal projects in Queensland.
FOI Reference number: 15/28270 [PDF 4.41 MB]
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ID: 15/28270

: Copy of the mobile phone bill of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop for the months of January, February... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copy of the mobile phone bill of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop for the months of January, February and March 2015.For the purpose of this request I am only interested in the account activity and summary of charges. The summary of charges will include a breakdown on the different call and usage charges. I am not interested in the itemised details of the bill. The document I'm after should be the first couple of pages of the monthly bill. All personal details for the purpose of this request can be excluded. For example I'm not interested in the mobile number of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop.
Foreign Minister’s mobile phone bill for the months of January, February and March 2015. [PDF 95 KB]
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ID: 15/22721

: " I seek copies of representation funds expenditure reports for the Ambassador to the Holy See for FY15/16 and... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: " I seek copies of representation funds expenditure reports for the Ambassador to the Holy See for FY15/16 and FY16/17 (to the date of this request)."
For further information, including a copy of the documents, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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Links/Documents

ID: 1706-F1718

: Copies of any documentation held by the Department which relate to tensions that developed between branches of the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of any documentation held by the Department which relate to tensions that developed between branches of the East Timorese security forces, between the period January to April 2006. Further, the specific types of documents include copies of communications, press releases or reports on the intra-security service competition and on DFAT's understanding of the causes and dynamics of the violence. The documents would have been produced by Embassy officers in Dili between January and April of 2006.
Copies of any documentation held by the Department which relate to tensions that developed between branches of the East Timorese security forces, between the period January to April 2006. [PDF 766 KB]
Pages 1-25 [PDF 766 KB]
Pages 26-50 [PDF 605 KB]
Pages 51-85 [PDF 899 KB]
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ID: 11/29477

: "documents, specifically reports, briefings and attachments, invoices, receipts and photos and video footage, since... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "documents, specifically reports, briefings and attachments, invoices, receipts and photos and video footage, since 1 January, 2015 to 2 9 March 2017, relating to overseas embassies/ ambassadors for the purchase and upkeep of art in London, Rome and New York (United Nations mission and Consulate-General)".
For further information, including a copy of the documents, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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Links/Documents

ID: 1705/F1697

: A copy of the itemised bill for the dinner the Attorney-General attended at the Corinthian Hotel London on 4 April 2014 (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A copy of the itemised bill for the dinner the Attorney-General attended at the Corinthian Hotel London on 4 April 2014
Itemised bill for the dinner attended by the Attorney-General at the Corinthia Hotel, London on 4 April 2014 [PDF 26 KB]
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ID: 14/42631

: The most recent and comprehensive PPQs and Senate Estimates Briefings, and briefings prepared for meetings with... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The most recent and comprehensive PPQs and Senate Estimates Briefings, and briefings prepared for meetings with various stakeholders on the Australian Government's position on the current negotiating text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - Intellectual Property chapter.
The most recent and comprehensive PPQs and Senate Estimates Briefings, and briefings prepared for meetings with various stakeholders on the Australian Government's position on the current negotiating text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - Intellectual Property chapter [PFD 1 MB]
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ID: 12/16568

: Final briefing to the Department’s Executive produced in the 2014-2015 financial year, containing information on... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Final briefing to the Department’s Executive produced in the 2014-2015 financial year, containing information on any alleged and/or actual corruption, misuse and/or misappropriation of the use of Australian aid to Nauru and possible or actual nepotism and/or preferential treatment for businesses and/individuals linked to government in relation to use of Australian aid.
Alleged misuse of Australian aid to Nauru. [PDF 185 KB]
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ID: 15/31234

: Documents relating the events between February 2012 and March 2013 involving an Australian Indian couple who had a... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating the events between February 2012 and March 2013 involving an Australian Indian couple who had a boy and girl via a surrogate with boy left behind in India by the couple, specifically:All relevant cables and ministerial submissions;Any communication with Mr Carr’s former advisor Patrick Low on the issue during September 2012; andDocuments including emails, letters, minutes of meetings, briefing notes and records of telephone conversations or any other communications between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Immigration Department in relation to a twin or twins being left behind in India by Australian parents, with particular reference to any record of financial transaction and/or payment and/or compensation in relation to the two children including the child left in India, as well as where staff note any impropriety and/or flaws in process or administration and/or possible trafficking in relation to the events in question.
Documents relating the events between February 2012 and March 2013 involving an Australian Indian couple who had a boy and girl via a surrogate with boy left behind in India by the couple [PDF 1.20 MB]
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ID: 14/41725

: A copy of your current signed delegation/authorisation/ permission for all powers to make decisions under the FOI... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A copy of your current signed delegation/authorisation/ permission for all powers to make decisions under the FOI Act. I would also like a copy of the last 5 signed delegations/authorisation/ permissions, but nothing older than 2005.
Copies of DFAT's signed delegation/authorisation/permission for all powers to make decisions under the FOI Act for the period 2005 to present. [PDF 144 KB]
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ID: 11/26312

: Minutes of meetings held in Phnom Penh between DFAT staff and organisations providing volunteer services in Cambodia... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Minutes of meetings held in Phnom Penh between DFAT staff and organisations providing volunteer services in Cambodia eg ARC, AVI & Scope Global between September 1, 2014, and January 31, 2015.
Minutes of meetings held in Phnom Penh between DFAT staff and organisations providing volunteer services in Cambodia between September 1, 2014, and January 31, 2015.
FOI Reference number: 15/6684 [PDF 75 KB]
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ID: 15/6684

: The incoming briefs for Minister Bob Carr. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The incoming briefs for Minister Bob Carr.
The incoming briefs for Minister Bob Carr.
Part one [PDF 936 KB]
Part two [PDF 1.41 MB]
Part three [PDF 1.79 MB]
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ID: 12/4777

: Any correspondence - letters or emails - between former foreign minister Kevin Rudd and the Foreign Affairs... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any correspondence - letters or emails - between former foreign minister Kevin Rudd and the Foreign Affairs department dated between 4 April 2012 and 2 August 2012 and relating to the release of FOI request, PM&C reference number, FOI/2012/025 - "Australia Network Tender Letter". In addition, I seek access to any correspondence - letters or emails - between Foreign Minister Bob Carr and the Foreign Affairs department dated between 4 April 2012 and 2 August 2012 related to the release of FOI request, PM&C reference number, FOI/2012/025 - "Australia Network Tender Letter".
Any correspondence - letters or emails - between former foreign minister Kevin Rudd and the Foreign Affairs department dated between 4 April 2012 and 2 August 2012 and relating to the release of FOI request, PM&C reference number, FOI/2012/025 - "Australia Network Tender Letter". In addition, I seek access to any correspondence - letters or emails - between Foreign Minister Bob Carr and the Foreign Affairs department dated between 4 April 2012 and 2 August 2012 related to the release of FOI request, PM&C reference number, FOI/2012/025 - "Australia Network Tender Letter". [PDF 198 KB]
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ID: 12/11707

: Ministerial Submission to Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd dealing with the subject "FOI application: WikiLeaks documents... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Ministerial Submission to Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd dealing with the subject "FOI application: WikiLeaks documents sent by DFAT to FMO," dated 17 November 2011 (reference no 11-1520).
Ministerial submission 11-1520 [372 KB]
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ID: 12/14321

: "I am writing to request copies of any documentation held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT),... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "I am writing to request copies of any documentation held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), which relate to the causes and dynamics of violence that unfolded in Timor-Leste, between 1 May and 25 May 2006. The violence prompted intervention by Australian Forces.I would be very grateful to receive copies of any communications, press releases or reports that reflect DFAT's understanding of the causes and dynamics of the May violence. These documents would have been produced by embassy officers in Dili between 1 May and 1 July of 2006."
"I am writing to request copies of any documentation held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), which relate to the causes and dynamics of violence that unfolded in Timor-Leste, between 1 May and 25 May 2006. The violence prompted intervention by Australian Forces.
I would be very grateful to receive copies of any communications, press releases or reports that reflect DFAT's understanding of the causes and dynamics of the May violence. These documents would have been produced by embassy officers in Dili between 1 May and 1 July of 2006."
Pages 1-30 [PDF 796 KB]
Pages 31-60 [PDF 541 KB]
Pages 61-90 [PDF 654 KB]
Pages 91-120 [PDF 769 KB]
Pages 121-258 [PDF 726 KB]
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ID: 12/5652

: Documents relating to the Australia Network Tender process. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to the Australia Network Tender process.
Documents relating to the Australia Network Tender process. PDF [126 KB]
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Links/Documents

ID: 12/5519

: Information regarding representation funds spent by the Australian Mission at the United Nations in... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information regarding representation funds spent by the Australian Mission at the United Nations in New York.
Information regarding representation funds spent by the Australian Mission at the United Nations in New York. [PDF 50 KB]
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Links/Documents

ID: 1109-F219

: I seek the following information in relation to the Australian government's recent instruction to its UN ambassador... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I seek the following information in relation to the Australian government's recent instruction to its UN ambassador to change Australia's voting on issues of Israeli occupation and settlement on Palestinian land:1. When was that decision taken by the Australian government.2. Was the decision based upon materials/briefing papers provided by DFAT, the Department of Defence or some other agency.3. If such materials/briefing papers exist then I seek a copy of those papers.4. Was the decision based upon representations by non-governmental agencies and/or lobby groups.5. If such representations were made then I seek a copy of any written material supplied and/or notes by government agencies in response to such representations.6. Were representations made by a third party government; eg. the government of Israel or the United States.7. If such representations were made a copy of those representations and/or briefing notes prepared by Australian government agencies in response.8. Any other material within the possession or power of the Australian government and/or its agencies relevant to the decision to change Australia's voting pattern at the UN on issues of Israel, Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, and Israeli settlement policies in the occupied territories.9. A copy of any legal advice received by the Australian government relevant to the aforementioned change in policy.
The Australian Government’s recent instruction to the UN Ambassador in relation to their change of stance on voting issues on the Israeli occupation and settlement in Palestine. [PDF 626 KB]
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ID: 13/20365

: “Any and all emails sent by, or sent to, Alexander Downer, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mark Vaile, Minister for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “Any and all emails sent by, or sent to, Alexander Downer, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mark Vaile, Minister for Trade and Investment, or Dennis Richardson, Ambassador to the United States, that mention, reference, or otherwise relate to the contribution to, or participation with, the William J. Clinton Foundation. The time frame of this request is from November 1, 2005 to March 1, 2006”.
Any and all emails sent by, or sent to, Alexander Downer, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mark Vaile, Minister for Trade and Investment, or Dennis Richardson, Ambassador to the United States, that mention, reference, or otherwise relate to the contribution to, or participation with, the William J. Clinton Foundation. The time frame of this request is from November 1, 2005 to March 1, 2006 [PDF 94 KB]
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ID: 16/13493

: Records on the total value and number of outstanding traffic and parking fines issued to vehicles registered with... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records on the total value and number of outstanding traffic and parking fines issued to vehicles registered with foreign diplomatic missions or consular posts, including a breakdown on the number and total dollar amounts owed by each foreign mission or post; andCopies of all correspondence since January 2010 between the Department and any heads of foreign missions or posts stationed in Australia concerning (i) outstanding fines, and (ii) serious or repeat traffic infringements involving diplomatic or consular agents or family members.
Records on the total value and number of outstanding traffic and parking fines issued to vehicles registered with foreign diplomatic missions or consular posts, including a breakdown on the number and total dollar amounts owed by each foreign mission or post [PDF 5.5 MB]
; and
Copies of all correspondence since January 2010 between the Department and any heads of foreign missions or posts stationed in Australia concerning (i) outstanding fines, and (ii) serious or repeat traffic infringements involving diplomatic or consular agents or family members.
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ID: 12/14957

: A list of the sources which were relied on for the preparation and drafting of the following reports:DFAT Country... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A list of the sources which were relied on for the preparation and drafting of the following reports:DFAT Country Report, Iraq, 13 February 2015; andDFAT Country Information Report, Afghanistan, 18 September 2015.
A list of the documentary sources which were relied on for the preparation and drafting of the following reports:
DFAT Country Report, Iraq, 13 February 2015; and
DFAT Country Information Report, Afghanistan, 18 September 2015.
FOI Reference number: 15/49292 [PDF 231 KB]
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ID: 15/49292

: "Correspondence, submissions, briefing papers or memoranda that relate to the appointment of Professor Paul Dibb AM... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "Correspondence, submissions, briefing papers or memoranda that relate to the appointment of Professor Paul Dibb AM to the Foreign Affairs Council. The Council was established in December 1997 and held its first meeting in February 1998. Professor Dibb served on the Council from its establishment".
"Correspondence, submissions, briefing papers or memoranda that relate to the appointment of Professor Paul Dibb AM to the Foreign Affairs Council. The Council was established in December 1997 and held its first meeting in February 1998. Professor Dibb served on the Council from its establishment". [PDF 218 KB]
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ID: 14/1052

: The records concerned with ILO Convention No. 169 on 'The Indigenous & Tribal Peoples Convention' for the period... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: The records concerned with ILO Convention No. 169 on 'The Indigenous & Tribal Peoples Convention' for the period between 1988 to 2000.I wish to limit this request to records on the main files on the subject created by the section/s of DFAT charged with relations with the United Nations, the ILO and Human Rights.I wish to exclude:Unclassified material; andMaterial concerning non-government individuals.
Cable concerning ILO Convention No 169 on 'The Indigenous & Tribal Peoples Convention' from the period 1988-2000 [PDF 70 KB]
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ID: 14/32073

: Access to the following documents (excluding drafts of documents and documents that are publicly... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Access to the following documents (excluding drafts of documents and documents that are publicly available):Submissions to the minister concerning the debate and resolutions on nuclear weapons in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly in 2015;Media talking points and policy/position papers concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament;Submissions to the minister concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament;Diplomatic cables between Canberra and Australia's permanent mission to the UN in Geneva concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament - We would be happy to limit this item to:The report from Geneva to Canberra following the conclusion of the February session of the OEWG.The report from Geneva to Canberra following the conclusion of the May session of the OEWG.Instructions from Canberra to Geneva concerning the caretaker government during the May session of the OEWG; andCorrespondence from Australia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, to members of the "broadly like-minded group" concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament.
Media talking points and policy/position papers concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament;
Diplomatic cables between Canberra and Australia's permanent mission to the UN in Geneva concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament - We would be happy to limit this item to:
The report from Geneva to Canberra following the conclusion of the February session of the OEWG.
The report from Geneva to Canberra following the conclusion of the May session of the OEWG.
Instructions from Canberra to Geneva concerning the caretaker government during the May session of the OEWG; and
Correspondence from Australia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, to members of the "broadly like-minded group" concerning the 2016 UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament.
Download FOI 16/16996 [PDF 356 KB]
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ID: 16/16996

: "This is an application made under the FOI Act 1982.  I would like to request expenditure lists and/or documents... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "This is an application made under the FOI Act 1982.  I would like to request expenditure lists and/or documents outlining the following:How many casual and formal breakfasts, lunches and dinners US Ambassador Jo Hockey attended in 2016/2017 financial year in Washington, and/orThe cost of the of the casual and formal breakfasts, lunches and dinners US Ambassador Jo Hockey attended in 2016/2017 financial year, and/orOther expenses incurred by US Ambassador Jo Hockey in Washington in 2016/2017 financial year."
For further information, including a copy of the documents, contact
foi@dfat.gov.au
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ID: 1706-F1712

: Any cables, dispatches, emails letters, reports and briefings to the minister detailing the number of foreign... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any cables, dispatches, emails letters, reports and briefings to the minister detailing the number of foreign embassy staff working in Australia that have claimed immunity to avoid being charged with offences. I would like a breakdown of offences and countries involved, however I do not require names or personal details. The time frame is from January 1, 2010 until April 8, 2015.
Any cables, dispatches, emails letters, reports and briefings to the minister detailing the number of foreign embassy staff working in Australia that have claimed immunity to avoid being charged with offences. I would like a breakdown of offences and countries involved, however I do not require names or personal details. The time frame is from January 1, 2010 until April 8, 2015 [PDF 267 KB]
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ID: 15/19492

: "A list of the names of businesses or industry associations that had representatives in the margins of Ministerial... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "A list of the names of businesses or industry associations that had representatives in the margins of Ministerial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiating sessions since September 2013, when Mr Robb was appointed to the Trade Portfolio."
"A list of the names of businesses or industry associations that had representatives in the margins of Ministerial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiating sessions since September 2013, when Mr Robb was appointed to the Trade Portfolio." [PDF 23 KB]
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ID: 15/27120

: Documents related to any agreement Australia has signed with Vietnam about returning asylum seekers without... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents related to any agreement Australia has signed with Vietnam about returning asylum seekers without processing them. I'm also seeking documents containing statistics on the numbers of asylum seekers returned to Vietnam since Operation Sovereign Borders began. As well as any incident reports related to returning the asylum seekers to Vietnam.
Statistics on the numbers of asylum seekers returned to Vietnam since Operation Sovereign Borders began [PDF 36 KB]
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ID: 1504-F1141

: Copies of relevant cables and other diplomatic communications exchanged by Australia's Embassy in Moscow and DFAT in... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Copies of relevant cables and other diplomatic communications exchanged by Australia's Embassy in Moscow and DFAT in Canberra, spanning the period December 1992 and October 1993, which relate to the following specific events that took place in Moscow:The 7th Party Congress of People's Deputies, which ran between 1 December 1992 – 14 December 1992The 8th Party Congress of People's Deputies, which ran between 10 March 1993 – 13 March 1993The 9th Party Congress of People's Deputies, which ran between 26 March 1993 – 29 March 1993The 10th Party Congress of People's Deputies, which ran between 23 September 1993 – 4 October 1993The constitutional crisis and associated street confrontations, which unfolded alongside the 10th Party Congress in late September (starting September 21) and early-mid October 1993. The events culminated with the arrests of Messers Rutskoy and Khasbulatov on October 15, 1993. Thus, I am interested in reports on the constitutional crisis and associated street violence, spanning the period 21 September - 15 October 1993.
Cable reporting between the period 21 September – 15 October 1993 [PDF 3 MB]
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ID: 15/24255

: Information indicating:by post and regional office, the number of Australian passports reported as lost/stolen at... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Information indicating:by post and regional office, the number of Australian passports reported as lost/stolen at Australian government missions or regional offices in Australian since September 11 2001; andthe annual figure for passports reported lost/stolen via Passports Online since September 11 2001.The request is made on the understanding that the data does not necessarily indicate the country in which the passport is lost/stolen or the manner in which it was lost/stolen.
Summary of lost/stolen passports statistics from 11 September 2001 to 14 February 2012 [PDF 89 KB]
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ID: 12/1608

: 1. Documents pertaining to the consideration and decision-making of the deployment of the Australian Contingent to... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: 1. Documents pertaining to the consideration and decision-making of the deployment of the Australian Contingent to Northern Iraq. This includes the request from the British Government [if any], for Australian Defence Force Support for the NATO OPERATION COMFORT [UK OPERATION HAVEN]. This is to include all DFAT Briefings to the Service Chiefs of the pre-deployment.2. Any releasable Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade Briefings of the Social, Political, Military and Health Threat Assessments that were made at the period prior to the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT, during the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT to the AO, and upon return to Australia.N.B: The period of the Deployment was 16 May to 30 June 1991. There would have been lead-up briefings prior to departure.3. All SITREPs or documents, cables etc., that were sent or received to or from the Australian Embassy of the situation in the Northern Iraq and Southern Turkey Kurdish Areas for the NATO OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT during the period 16 May to 30 June 1991.4. The Health Threat Assessment that was made prior to the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT, during the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT to the AO, and upon return to Australia. This includes the Psychological Risk Assessment, diseases and any threats from mines or Improvised Explosive Devices.5. The Status of Forces Agreement [SOFA], that involved the 3rd Brigade, Royal Marine Commando and ASC OP HABITAT. In addition any further SOFA of the US Task Force and the UK Task Force.”
1. Documents pertaining to the consideration and decision-making of the deployment of the Australian Contingent to Northern Iraq. This includes the request from the British Government [if any], for Australian Defence Force Support for the NATO OPERATION COMFORT [UK OPERATION HAVEN]. This is to include all DFAT Briefings to the Service Chiefs of the pre-deployment.
2. Any releasable Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade Briefings of the Social, Political, Military and Health Threat Assessments that were made at the period prior to the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT, during the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT to the AO, and upon return to Australia.
N.B: The period of the Deployment was 16 May to 30 June 1991. There would have been lead-up briefings prior to departure.
3. All SITREPs or documents, cables etc., that were sent or received to or from the Australian Embassy of the situation in the Northern Iraq and Southern Turkey Kurdish Areas for the NATO OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT during the period 16 May to 30 June 1991.
4. The Health Threat Assessment that was made prior to the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT, during the deployment of ASC OP HABITAT to the AO, and upon return to Australia. This includes the Psychological Risk Assessment, diseases and any threats from mines or Improvised Explosive Devices.
5. The Status of Forces Agreement [SOFA], that involved the 3rd Brigade, Royal Marine Commando and ASC OP HABITAT. In addition any further SOFA of the US Task Force and the UK Task Force.”
FOI Reference number: 14/37927 [PDF 2.06 MB]
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: Any documents not currently in the public domain mentioning:AdaniAbbott PointThe Galilee BasinPOSCO ... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents not currently in the public domain mentioning:AdaniAbbott PointThe Galilee BasinPOSCO E&CCarmichael mine or railwayCoalFrom within the following two folders:TRADE – FINANCE AND DEBT – Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) Northern Australia Facility (15/27570)OVERSEAS AID MANAGEMENT – Planning – Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (16/14390)
Any documents not currently in the public domain mentioning:
Adani
Abbott Point
The Galilee Basin
POSCO E&C
Carmichael mine or railway
Coal
From within the following two folders:
TRADE – FINANCE AND DEBT – Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) Northern Australia Facility (15/27570)
OVERSEAS AID MANAGEMENT – Planning – Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (16/14390)
Download FOI 16/31739 [PDF 7 MB]
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ID: 16/31739

: Those cables electronically available concerning Hutt River Province which can be provided within the five free... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Those cables electronically available concerning Hutt River Province which can be provided within the five free hours of decision making time available.
Seven cables concerning Hutt River Province [PDF 535 KB]
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ID: 13/6473

: Any text messages, emails or memos in January 2016 and from the 25th, 26th, 27th or 28th of May 2016 between DFAT... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any text messages, emails or memos in January 2016 and from the 25th, 26th, 27th or 28th of May 2016 between DFAT public servants and public servants in any other government department, which was in any way related to a UNESCO report about world heritage sites, climate change and tourism. That includes discussions of the contents of the report, government actions in relation to it, or media inquiries surrounding it. For your information, the draft report that was circulated between government departments at the time was titled “Destinations at risk: World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate" and was later simply called “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate”.Any text messages, emails or memos in January 2016 or from the 25th, 26th, 27th or 28th of May 2016 between the then Minister for Foreign Affairs and any public servant, which was in any way related to a UNESCO report about world heritage sites, climate change and tourism. That includes discussions of the contents of the report, government actions in relation to it, or media inquiries surrounding it. For your information, the draft report that was circulated between government departments at the time was titled “Destinations at risk: World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate" and was later simply called “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate”.
dfat-foi-16-22942.pdf [PDF 250 KB]
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ID: 16/22942

: "The document described as a comprehensive assessment of The Asia Foundation that Pario Solutions Group produced for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "The document described as a comprehensive assessment of The Asia Foundation that Pario Solutions Group produced for DFAT under a contract listed on AusTender"
Comprehensive Due Diligence Assessment Report: The Asia Foundation [PDF 13.4 MB]
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ID: 14/33283

: All ministerial correspondence and briefs prepared for, and signed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Bob... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All ministerial correspondence and briefs prepared for, and signed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Bob Carr MP and the Minister for Trade, the Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP in relation to sales of uranium to India; andBriefings prepared for the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Bob Carr and the Minister for Trade the Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP which outline risks in selling uranium to India, specifically relating to safeguards and the fact India is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty. From the set of Possible Parliamentary Question briefs, only the most comprehensive and most recent briefings should be provided.Naturally, I do not seek exempt Cabinet documents or legal advice.
Ministerial correspondence and briefings prepared for and signed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the Minister for trade, in relation to sales of uranium to India, and briefings prepared for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Trade which outline risks in selling uranium to India, specifically relating to safeguards and the fact that India is not a signatory to the NPT.
FOI request 12/16858 - part one [9.52 MB]
FOI request 12/16858 - part two [10.3 MB]
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ID: 12/16858

: All documents relating to communications since 18 September 2013 between the Foreign Minister, the Trade Minister... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All documents relating to communications since 18 September 2013 between the Foreign Minister, the Trade Minister and members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and representatives of the Government of India concerning campaigns led by environmental organisations against the development of coal projects in Queensland.
All documents relating to communications since 18 September 2013 between the Foreign Minister, the Trade Minister and members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and representatives of the Government of India concerning campaigns led by environmental organisations against the development of coal projects in Queensland [PDF 376 KB]
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ID: 15/27778

: All proposed itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All proposed itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and his staff since 14 September 2010.
Itineraries and estimated travel costs of official overseas travel for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and his staff since 14 September 2010. [PDF 888 KB]
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ID: 11/13451

: “records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the department, including Minister Bishop, and representatives of the following banks:Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaNational Australia BankANZWestpac Banking GroupDeutsche BankHSBCBarclays BankThe Royal Bank of ScotlandCredit AgricoleMorgan StanleyJP Morgan ChaseCitibank / CitigroupGoldman SachsBank of AmericaUBSBNP ParibasBank of Tokyo-MitsubishiSumitomo Mitsui Banking CorpBank of ChinaMizuho Financial GroupState Bank of IndiaMitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupIndustrial and Commercial Bank of ChinaCredit SuisseAgricultural Bank of ChinaUniCreditWells FargoThe Export-Import Bank of Koreaconcerning proposals to develop new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland. I seek both records that correspondence has taken place and the contents of this correspondence, relevant to the topic listed above (new Queensland coal projects)”.
“records of correspondence taking place between 1 January 2014 and 25 November 2014 between members of the department, including Minister Bishop, and representatives of the following banks:
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
National Australia Bank
ANZ
Westpac Banking Group
Deutsche Bank
HSBC
Barclays Bank
The Royal Bank of Scotland
Credit Agricole
Morgan Stanley
JP Morgan Chase
Citibank / Citigroup
Goldman Sachs
Bank of America
UBS
BNP Paribas
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp
Bank of China
Mizuho Financial Group
State Bank of India
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Credit Suisse
Agricultural Bank of China
UniCredit
Wells Fargo
The Export-Import Bank of Korea
concerning proposals to develop new coal mines, rail transport lines and export terminals in Queensland. I seek both records that correspondence has taken place and the contents of this correspondence, relevant to the topic listed above (new Queensland coal projects)”.
FOI Reference number: 14/44773 [PDF 356 KB]
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ID: 14/44773

: Final versions of Ministerial Submissions (including their attachments) generated post-August 2010 (when Australia... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Final versions of Ministerial Submissions (including their attachments) generated post-August 2010 (when Australia took responsibility for the Uruzgan Province Provincial Reconstruction Team) in relation to the monitoring of persons who were:a. Detained or otherwise held (by the Australian Defence Force of other Australian personnel) in Australian custody in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, andb. Later transferred directly or indirectly to US, UK or Afghan custody.
Ministerial submissions from August 2010 concerning monitoring of persons who were:
a. Detained or otherwise held (by the Australian Defence Force of other Australian personnel) in Australian custody in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, and
b. Later transferred directly or indirectly to US, UK or Afghan custody. [PDF 7.33 MB]
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ID: 12/5068

: I wish to make an application under the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the Act) for documents held... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: I wish to make an application under the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the Act) for documents held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the department) containing information about people believed to be killed during a strike by the U.S. in or around the Syrian city of Raqqa on or around Friday 11 August 2017 (the strike). Those people are Khaled Sharrouf and his sons Abdullah and Zarqawi, who were Australian citizens at the time of their deaths.Specifically, I seek access to correspondence, notes of meetings, written briefings, written advice, ministerial submissions and/or similar documents, regarding:the strike and/or planning for the strike;advice received by the Australian government that Khaled Sharrouf may have died in the strike, and/or a copy of that advice;advice received by the Australian government that Abdullah and Zarqawi Sharrouf may have died in the strike, and/or a copy of that advice;Australian government consideration about what role Australia could legitimately play in U.S. operations against Khaled Sharrouf that contained the risk of the deaths of Australian citizens; and,awareness within the Australian government that the strike had killed or wounded Australian children, and what the consequences of those deaths may be.I advise I am not interested in duplicate copies of documents or documents that have already been publicly released or media releases, media articles or media statements.
DFAT only documents concerning reported death of Khaled Sharrouf and his sons Abdullah and Zarqawi [PDF 230 KB]
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ID: 1708-F1762

: Documents about decisions made by the government not to extend the life of key programs under the Kalimantan Forest... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents about decisions made by the government not to extend the life of key programs under the Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership beyond July 2013 and not to commence with the Sumatra Forest Carbon Partnership.
Documents about decisions made by the government not to extend the life of key programs under the Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership beyond July 2013 and not to commence with the Sumatra Forest Carbon Partnership. [PDF 3.5 MB]
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ID: 13/19377

: Documents produced in the last two years containing information including any review and/or evaluation and/or advice... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents produced in the last two years containing information including any review and/or evaluation and/or advice and/or briefing and/or emails and/or communications with the Nauruan Government about the (a) the issuing of visas (tourist, working and journalist) to Nauru and (b) Australian journalists visiting Nauru.
Nauru visas [PDF 402 KB]
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ID: 15/30563

: DFAT Report, Country Information Service (CIS) Document CX222139 (6 March 2009) Re North Korea. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: DFAT Report, Country Information Service (CIS) Document CX222139 (6 March 2009) Re North Korea.
DFAT Report, Country Information Service (CIS) Document CX222139 (6 March 2009) Re North Korea. [PDF 89 KB]
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ID: 12/723

: Any documents, reports, emails, briefings or messages held by the Australian Embassy in Beirut, regarding a people... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Any documents, reports, emails, briefings or messages held by the Australian Embassy in Beirut, regarding a people smuggling operation aimed at bringing Lebanese people to Australia. The time frame covers 1 July until 18 October 2013.
Any documents, reports, emails, briefings or messages held by the Australian Embassy in Beirut, regarding a people smuggling operation aimed at bringing Lebanese people to Australia. The time frame covers 1 July until 18 October 2013. [PDF 1.7 MB]
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ID: 13/18311

: A copy of the report "Improving information on economic and social inclusion to implement disability-inclusive... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: A copy of the report "Improving information on economic and social inclusion to implement disability-inclusive development in Laos". I understand that a report has been submitted as part of the Australian Development Research Award Scheme which requires regular annual reporting.
A copy of the report "Improving information on economic and social inclusion to implement disability-inclusive development in Laos", submitted as part of the Australian Development Research Award Scheme. [PDF 317 KB]
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ID: 14/36430

: Statistical information collected from Australian Consulates regarding overseas deaths of Australians for the years... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Statistical information collected from Australian Consulates regarding overseas deaths of Australians for the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The categories include: accidental death, suicide, illness, murder and unknown.
Statistical information collected from Australian Consulates regarding overseas deaths of Australians for the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The categories include: accidental death, suicide, illness, murder and unknown.
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ID: 12/4915

: “My research relates to the Joint Prime Ministerial Taskforce on Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “My research relates to the Joint Prime Ministerial Taskforce on Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations over the period 1999-2001, and to the negotiations over social security arrangements between Australia and New Zealand, over the same period. Specifically ministerial briefings and submissions”
Documents, specifically ministerial briefings and submissions, relating to the Joint Prime Ministerial Taskforce on Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations over the period 1999-2001, and to the negotiations over social security arrangements between Australia and New Zealand, over the same period.[PDF 3.85 MB]
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ID: 15/42622

: All submissions to the Minister in relation to the following:The Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All submissions to the Minister in relation to the following:The Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, held in Nayarit, Mexico, 13-14 February 2014;The 8th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative, held in Hiroshima, Japan, 12 February 2014;The third session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, held in New York, 28 April – 9 May 2014;The statements delivered by Australia and New Zealand on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons at the 69th session of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, on 20 October 2014; andThe Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, 8–9 December 2014.
All submissions to the Minister in relation to the following:
The Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, held in Nayarit, Mexico, 13-14 February 2014;
The 8th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative, held in Hiroshima, Japan, 12 February 2014;
The third session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, held in New York, 28 April – 9 May 2014;
The statements delivered by Australia and New Zealand on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons at the 69th session of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, on 20 October 2014; and
The Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, 8–9 December 2014.
FOI Reference number: 14/51652 [PDF 567 KB]
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: All cables since 2002 reporting on Anvil Mining's activities in DRC (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cables since 2002 reporting on Anvil Mining's activities in DRC
Documents relating to Anvil Mining Ltd and its activities in the DRC [PDF 1.7 MB]
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ID: 13/4829

: Documents relating to the nomination, selection and appointment of the Hon. Joe Hockey as Ambassador to the United... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents relating to the nomination, selection and appointment of the Hon. Joe Hockey as Ambassador to the United States as recently announced by the Foreign Minister Hon. Julie Bishop MP.
Documents relating to the nomination, selection and appointment of the Hon. Joe Hockey as Ambassador to the United States as recently announced by the Foreign Minister Hon. Julie Bishop MP.
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ID: 15/53061

: All cables from Ottawa, Washington and Wellington, that relate to the alleged unauthorised disclosure of classified... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cables from Ottawa, Washington and Wellington, that relate to the alleged unauthorised disclosure of classified information by and subsequent prosecution of Canadian naval intelligence officer, Jeffry Paul Delisle.
Cable relating to the alleged unauthorised disclosure of classified information by and subsequent prosecution of Canadian naval intelligence officer, Jeffry Paul Delisle. [PDF 30 KB]
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ID: 12/8359

: Submissions to the Minister since 22 December 2014 concerning: i) the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Submissions to the Minister since 22 December 2014 concerning: i) the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna, 8-9 December 2014; ii) the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, New York, 27 April to 22 May 2015;Diplomatic cables concerning the pledge issued by the government of Austria at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna, 8-9 December 2014, known initially as the Austrian Pledge and, since 19 May 2015, as the Humanitarian Pledge;Diplomatic cables between Canberra and the Australian Embassy in Thailand concerning the regional roundtable meeting on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and prospects for a ban, Bangkok, 26-27 March 2015, co-organised by the government of Thailand and the International Law and Policy Institute;Diplomatic cables between Canberra and the Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations concerning the Third Conference of States Parties and Signatories of Treaties that Establish Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones and Mongolia, New York, 24 April 2015;Policy/position papers or media talking points produced or updated by the Department since 22 December 2014 concerning the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, a nuclear weapons convention, a nuclear-weapon-ban treaty or the Austrian/Humanitarian Pledge;Documents concerning parliamentary motion No. 693 proposed by Senator Scott Ludlam on 14 May 2015
Submissions to the Minister since 22 December 2014 concerning: i) the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna, 8-9 December 2014; ii) the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, New York, 27 April to 22 May 2015;
Diplomatic cables concerning the pledge issued by the government of Austria at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna, 8-9 December 2014, known initially as the Austrian Pledge and, since 19 May 2015, as the Humanitarian Pledge;
Diplomatic cables between Canberra and the Australian Embassy in Thailand concerning the regional roundtable meeting on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and prospects for a ban, Bangkok, 26-27 March 2015, co-organised by the government of Thailand and the International Law and Policy Institute;
Diplomatic cables between Canberra and the Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations concerning the Third Conference of States Parties and Signatories of Treaties that Establish Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones and Mongolia, New York, 24 April 2015;
Policy/position papers or media talking points produced or updated by the Department since 22 December 2014 concerning the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, a nuclear weapons convention, a nuclear-weapon-ban treaty or the Austrian/Humanitarian Pledge;
FOI Reference number: 15/28540 [PDF 17.43 MB]
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ID: 15/28540

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade in Canberra, sent between 1 January and 5 December 2011 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Cables sent from Washington on Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning. [PDF 14 MB]
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ID: 1112-F262

: Documents sent from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Documents sent from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 8 November 2013 to 5 January 2015 inclusive that relates to Wikileaks and/or Julian Paul Assange.
Documents sent from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 8 November 2013 to 5 January 2015 inclusive that relates to Wikileaks and/or Julian Paul Assange. [PDF 1.72 MB]
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ID: 15/792

: All briefings on the Arab Spring provided to Ministers and/or senior officials from January 2011 to December 2012. (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All briefings on the Arab Spring provided to Ministers and/or senior officials from January 2011 to December 2012.
Briefings provided to Ministers and/or senior officials, from January 2011 to December 2012, on the Arab Spring. [PDF 1.21 MB]
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ID: 14/20458

: "Information contained in documents relating to the former Foreign Minister Bob Carr's actions and/or behaviour at a... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: "Information contained in documents relating to the former Foreign Minister Bob Carr's actions and/or behaviour at a concert at Villers-Bretonneux on April 25, 2013. I am seeking any correspondence from the band's director/conductor, Mr Eric Brisse and/or any other representations from the band, to the Australian Government and/ or any of its representatives, about the Minister's conduct and/or behaviour at that concert. I am also seeking any other correspondence to, or from, the Australian Embassy in France and/or the Australian Government about the events at that concert and any information including emails, correspondence of other information held within the embassy or the agency about Senator Carr and the concert."
Documents relating to the former Foreign Minister Bob Carr's actions and/or behaviour at a concert at Villers-Bretonneux on April 25, 2013 [PDF 97 KB]
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ID: 14/20546

: “documents in the possession of the Department relating to:1. Dinner at Stoke Lodge on 01.07.14 costing... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: “documents in the possession of the Department relating to:1. Dinner at Stoke Lodge on 01.07.14 costing £1,299.252. Dinner at Stoke Lodge in honour of the Prime Minister on 12.08.14 costing £1,261.003. Dinner at Stoke Lodge on 13.10.14 for Joe Hockey MP costing £452.954. Lunch at Australia House for Michael Keenan MP on 05.11.14 costing £639.605. Staff Christmas Party on 5.12.14 costing £1,875.25In particular, the final:MenuGuest List (except for item 5 which can be limited to numerical number of guests)Itemised list of costings"
Menus, guest lists and costings [PDF 1.11 MB]
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ID: 15/46405

: Legal advice that formed the basis for the information contained on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Legal advice that formed the basis for the information contained on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Australian enterprises concerning doing business relating to Western Sahara. Separately, any communications which relate to the business of importing natural resources from the Western Sahara region, in particular communication with the following companies: Wesfarmers CSBP; Pivot HQ; and Impact Fertilisers.
Legal advice that formed the basis for the information contained on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Australian enterprises concerning doing business relating to Western Sahara. Separately, any communications which relate to the business of importing natural resources from the Western Sahara region, in particular communication with the following companies: Wesfarmers CSBP; Pivot HQ; and Impact Fertilisers. [PDF 4.7 MB]
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ID: 11/4734

: Records of correspondence taking place between 1 October 2013 and 25 March 2015, between members of the Department... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: Records of correspondence taking place between 1 October 2013 and 25 March 2015, between members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including Minister Bishop and Minister Robb, and members of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, including the Prime Minister, concerning the upcoming decision of the UNESCO in June 2015 regarding the State of Conservation of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
Records of correspondence taking place between 1 October 2013 and 25 March 2015, between members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including Minister Bishop and Minister Robb, and members of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, including the Prime Minister, concerning the upcoming decision of the UNESCO in June 2015 regarding the State of Conservation of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area [PDF 411 KB]
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ID: 15/18316

: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of... (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Title: All cable traffic from the Australian Embassy to the United States of America, Washington DC, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, sent between 15 July 2010 and 30 August 2010 inclusive, that relates to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning.
Cables from Washington to Canberra sent between 15 July 2010 – 30 August 2010 that relate to Wikileaks, Julian Paul Assange and/or Bradley E Manning. [PDF 8.4 MB]
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ID: 12/10209
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