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Freedom of Information Disclosure Log FY 17/18

Commencing 1 May 2011, Defence began publishing documents released under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

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Date (documents
received by applicant)
FOI No Title (link to documents) Access Exemptions (Link to FOI Act)
9-July-2018 501/17/18

Nature of Service (NOS) classification system - Military Strategic Commitments (MSC) standard operating procedure for NOS-past operations

Full N/A
28-June-2018 484/17/18

Request for expenditure of relevant monies relating to travel

Full N/A
27-June-2018 373/17/18

Defences response to 2017 QON 531 from SEN Xenophon

Partial 33 | 47C | 47F | 47G
28-June-2018 320/17/18

Tender documents relating to 'WE02 concrete structure package' (NACC) facilities project

Partial 47F | 47G
25-June-2018 366/17/18

Incidents involving lost, missing or recovered weapons and explosives from 2015 to 2017

Full N/A
12-June-2018 412/17/18

Documents regarding Defence Export Advocate

Partial 47F | 47G
7-June-2018 386/17/18

Request for HMAS Kuttabul standing orders

Partial 47F | 47G
7-June-2018 298/17/18

Copy of documentation regarding a Navy member

Partial 24A | 47D | 47F | 47G
9-June-2018 352/17/18

Documents relating to promotions

Partial 47F
4-June-2018 466/17/18

PACC 2000 Report "Enhancing the Military Public Affairs Capability in the ADF

Full N/A
4-June-2018 413/17/18

Request for unredacted VCDF Brief - Review of the nature of service classification for ADF service with UNTSO

Partial 7(2A)(b) | 33(a)(i) | 47C(1) | 47E(d) | 47F(2)
7-June-2018 368/17/18

Code of conduct complaint statistics

Internal Review of charges - 18 June 2018

Full N/A
31-May-2018 367/17/18

Request for documents relating to Minister Pyne's travel - Oct 17 to Nov 17

Partial 33(a)(i)&(iii) | 33(b) | 37(1)(c) | 47E | 47F | 47G
25-May-2018 429/17/18

Request for FOI charges information

Full N/A
25-May-2018 423/17/18

Request details of all FOI delegates

Partial 22 | 7(2A)(b)
14-May-2018 385/17/18

Request for documents created in 2018 related to construction of a Chinese military base on Vanuatu

Partial 33(a)(iii)
14-May-2018 328/17/18

Funding allocated by Australia to support construction and redevelopment projects in Afghanistan

Full N/A
11-May-2018 324/16/17

Australian Industry Plan (final)

Partial 33(a)(iii) | 47C | 47G
11-May-2018 294/17/18

'Sex and War' - A conversation Army has to have

Partial 33(a)(i)&(iii) | 47E(d) | 47F
8-May-2018 333/17/18

Contract CN3427279 - Lease for premises at 6 John Street McMahons Point NSW

Partial 47C | 47G
4-May-2018 376/17/18

Documents marked irrelevant in FOI 299/17/18

Partial 47C | 47E | 47F
3-May-2018 381/17/18

A report produced by Defence's classified archival review team

Full N/A
27-April-2018 370/17/18

Documents Relevant to OAIC Review Number MR/000581

Full N/A
26-April-2018 358/17/18

Request statistics regarding investigations around homosexuality

Full N/A
19-April-2018 275/17/18

A copy of the incoming briefs for Veterans Affairs and Defence Personnel Minister Michael McCormack

Partial 7 | 47C | 47E(d)
18-April-2018 288/17/18

Request for statistics and information regarding sexual assaults and harassment

Partial 37 | 47D | 47E
18-April-2018 261/17/18

LCM1E Landing Craft contract

Partial 33(a)(i)
11-April-2018 301/17/18

Summary price schedule as submitted by Lurssen in their response to RFT 0226-16 (SEA 1180)

Full N/A
9-March-2018 247/17/18 & 284/17/18

Request for statement of facts related to matters disclosed in FOI 112/17/18

Partial 33(a)(i) | 47E(c) | 47E(d) | 47F
29-March-2018 314/17/18

APH JCPAA - Defence major projects 2016-17

Full N/A
28-March-2018 226/17/18

The implementation of 'Women, Peace and Security' principles into Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015

Partial 33(a)(iii)
30-March-2018 228/17/18

Report arising from the ADF Service Police review

Partial 37(2)(b)
29-March-2018 276/17/18

Documents relating to the mental health status of Australian Defence Force recruits

Full N/A
29-March-2018 277/17/18

Documents relating to the global heat map created by Strava

Partial 47F
3-April-2018 324/17/18

Request for all documentation related to FOI 244/17/18

Full N/A
22-March-2018 225/17/18

Defence Force's 1st Joint Public Affairs Unit training sessions for the Fijian Military in May 17

Partial 33(a)(i)
22-March-2018 254/17/18

Military export correspondence with Saudi Arabia regarding military equipment sales for 1 Jan 16 to 31 Dec 17

Partial 47G
21-March-2018 299/17/18

FOI 299/17/18 - Information Commissioner review

47C | 47E(d) | 47F
19-March-2018 222/17/18

Collins Class Submarine - sustainment location

Partial 33
7-March-2018 278/17/18

The biggest obstacles to Australia becoming a top ten global defence exporter

Partial 33(a)(iii)
1-March-2018 212/17/18

Hospitality declarations by Defence executives and military officers

Partial 7 | 33
15-February-2018 191/17/18


Partial 47E(c) | 47E(d) | 47F | 47G
13-February-2018 235/17/18

Documents related to sharing military technology with China or Chinese concerns

Partial 33
13-February-2018 163/17/18

West Mosul Airstrikes

Partial 47F
12-February-2018 259/17/18

Navy Prohibited Substance Testing

Full N/A
9-February-2018 171/17/18

Defence cooperation with the Myanmar military in 2017

Partial 33
8-February-2018 179/17/18

Operation of the MRH90 2016/17

Full N/A
1-February-2018 144/17/18

Documents related to investigation IR-DWS01-DI-2014-54

Internal Review - 13 March 2018

Partial 47E(d) | 47F | 47G | 22 irrelevant
25-January-2018 321/16/17

SEA 5000 Tender Documents - Information Commissioner Review

SEA 5000 Tender Documents - 23 April 2018


33(a)(i) | 47E(d) | 47F | 22 irrelevant

22 irrelevant
8-January-2018 201/17/18

Request Documentation Regarding Malaysian Boeing 777 - Flight

Full N/A
21-December-2017 160/17/18

Documents relating to Chris Masters' Book

Internal Review - 16 April 2018



24A | 47F | 47G

24A | 37(1)(a) | 46(b) | 47F | 47G
21-December-2017 166/17/18

Two fatal incidents in Mosul on 29 Sep 17

Full N/A
22-December-2017 230/17/18

Copy of transcript from a hearing held at HMAS Cerberus on 11 Dec 17

Full N/A
18-December-2017 128/17/18

Audit report relating to collusion (Internal Review)

Partial 47E
15-December-2017 MINDEF 002/17/18

Minister for Defence FOI Disclosure

West Mosul airstrike

Full Nil
15-December-2017 181/17/18

Defence Force Magistrates decisions

Partial 47F
6-December-2017 178/17/18

Request for privacy statistics

Full Nil
5-December-2017 112/17/18

Court martial proceedings since Sep 2014

Partial 47F
5-December-2017 136/17/18

Media response to questions submitted by The Australian about trials of the LHD landing craft's ability to carry a tank

Partial 24A | 47F
5-December-2017 146/17/18

APT-ALF hacker and the presentation given by ASD employee Mitchell Clarke

Partial 7 | 47
5-December-2017 106/17/18

Request for documents related to cadets

Full Nil
4-December-2017 122/17/18

Defence estate legacy PFC review database (CH2M 2015)

Partial 33 | 37F
7-December-2017 138/17/18

Request for documents related to CMS transactions

Partial 33(a)(i)
24-November-2017 060/17/18

ADF's response to terrorist threats

Partial 7 | 24A | 33 | 34 | 47B | 47C
24-November-2017 070/16/17

Use of Aqueous Film Forming Foam - RAAF Williamtown (Internal Review)

Full N/A
15-November-2017 063/17/18

ADF personnel charged with drug offences or who have links to outlaw motorcycle gangs

Partial 24A | 33 | 37 | 47E | 47F
13-November-2017 127/17/18

Any reports since 1 Jan 16 related to issues or injuries among ADF special forces

Partial 33(a)(i)
15-November-2017 024/17/18

The nature of the New Zealand Defence Force's involvement in Operation Accordion

Partial 33(a)(i) | 33(b)
13-November-2017 128/17/18

Audit report relating to collusion

Partial 47E
07-November-2017 118/17/18

Request for documents related to Army contract with Kitbag Consulting

Full Nil
9-November-2017 MINDEF 001/17/18

Minister for Defence FOI Disclosure

Documents regarding the Sharrouf deaths in Syria - August 2017

Partial 47F
25-October-2017 099/17/18

Correspondence between Defence and ASC related to Australian Shipbuilders Austal and ASC partnering to build the $35 billion future frigate

Full Nil
23-October-2017 088/17/18

Conflict analysis by DSTG relating to Taji Military Complex

Partial 33(a)(i)&(iii)
18-October-2017 081/17/18

Documents regarding the Sharrouf deaths in Syria - August 2017

Partial 7
17-October-2017 080/17/18

Documents related to the prosecution of a Defence member for assault occasioning actual bodily harm and unlawful wounding

Partial 33 | 47F
17-October-2017 111/17/18

Timetable for Defence shuttle buses in ACT and Sydney

Full Nil
13-October-2017 010/17/18

Acting Secretary and Associate Secretary expenses 16/17 financial year

Partial 47G
9-October-2017 065/17/18

Defence personnel working on US drone missions from the Australian-American Defence facility at Pine Gap

Partial 47G
11-October-2017 089/17/18

SEA 5000 Gateway review documents

Partial 33(a)(i) | 34 | 47C | 47D
12-October-2017 075/17/18

DFR documents relating to conditions of entry

Partial 24A | 47E
6-October-2017 059/17/18

Military gifts to Indonesia

Full Nil
12-October-2017 366/16/17

Defence Department Contracts CN3408012, CN3410383, CN3408026 AND CN3396775

Partial 47F | 47G
11-October-2017 009/17/18

Documents since 1 Jan 15 involving the ADF executive regarding transgender or prospective transgender staff

External Review - 11 October 2019



47C | 47E(c) | 47F

47C | 47E(c)
9-October-2017 104/17/18

Record of consultation with CFO relating to FOI inquiry 00163

Partial 7
9-October-2017 108/17/18

Top 10 highest transactional value expenditures in CMS for SES(E) level card holders for FY 2016/2017

Full Nil
3-October-2017 373/16/17

Contract Notices CN3428292, CN3428920, CN3430927, CN3430931

Partial 47E | 47G
21-September-2017 069/17/18

Request for military justice system documents

Partial 24A | 47F
20-September-2017 058/17/18

Unit histories for 1RSU

Partial 33 | 47F
15-September-2017 308/16/17

Documents relating to the repairs to HMAS Canberra and HMAS Adelaide from 15 March to 24 April

Partial 47C | 47E | 47F | 47G
8-September-2017 084/17/18

Social media use in a private capacity

Partial 47F
8-September-2017 071/17/18

Most expensive event attended by a Minister or Assistant Minister in your Department's portfolio area in 2016-17

Full Nil
23-June-2017 290/16/17

Military Exports to Saudia Arabia

Internal Review - 30 August 2017



33 | 37 | 47C | 47E | 47F | 47G

33(a)(iii), 47E(d), 47G
28-August-2017 051/17/18

CJOPS Directive 33109 for the MEAO field allowance (FA) review team (F49521) dated 06 May 2009

Partial 33 | 47F
25-August-2017 011/17/18

Historic plans and building/structure information - former Maygar Barracks

Partial 33 | 47F
25-August-2017 297/16/17

PFAS contamination of Army Aviation Centre Oakey and surrounding areas

Full Nil
24-August-2017 036/17/18

Press conference by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and CDF 17 Jul 17

Partial 33 | 47B
18-August-2017 369/16/17

The appointment of Sheikh Mohamadu Nawas Saleem to the Religious Advisory Committee to the Services

Partial 47F
17-August-2017 039/17/18

Prohibited Substance Testing Program Determination Decisions

Partial 24
16-August-2017 015/17/18

Northern Territory National Emergency Response in 2007

Partial 47F
11-August-2017 022/17/18

Planned underground bunker/shelters - Since 1 January 2015

Partial 22 | 33
11-August-2017 045/17/18

Defence inquiries report

Partial 47E
5-July-2017 255/16/17

Specific Investigation Reports Resulting from Unacceptable Behaviour Involving US Armed Services Personnel

Internal Review - 10 August 2017



33 | 47F

33 | 47E | 47F
9-August-2017 336/16/17

Safety issues in Live-fire exercises
Internal Review

Partial 47F
7-August-2017 033/16/17

Defence Instruction (General) Personnel 53-1 - ADF Recognition of interdependent partnerships

Partial 24A
7-August-2017 013/16/17

Title Statistics for drug testing at Lavarack Barracks 2016/17

Full Nil
3-August-2017 370/16/17

HQ 6 CS BDE Junior Leaders Shaping Future Army Course

Partial 22 | 47F
26-July-2017 351/16/17

Documents Relating to Import Offences by ADF Personnel

Partial 22 | 37 | 47F
26-July-2017 362/16/17

AM198044 HQJOC Findings of Field Allowance Audit of Task Group Sites Report Circa June 2009

Partial 24A | 47F
25-July-2017 005/17/18

Department of Defence Code of Conduct Breach Register

Full Nil
24-July-2017 258/16/17

Media Request Relating to Military Curriculum Vitae of Brigadier Kathryn Campbell

Partial 47F
3-July-2017 315/16/17

Negotiations Regarding the Purchase and Licensing of Holocentric Software

Partial 47G

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