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Agency FOI Disclosure Logs

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • personal information about any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

Deletions have been made to the documents in accordance with the exemptions available under the FOI Act.

Return to information about making an FoI request.

FOI reference number Date of access FOI request Documents released Decision
FOI/2122/023 03/06/2022

“Through the powers invested in me by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, I seek access to the contract(s) that transferred copyright rights of the Aboriginal Flag from Harold Thomas to the Federal Government:

https://www.pm.gov.au/media/free-use-aboriginal-flag-secured-all-australians

Released in full
FOI/2122/017 29/04/2022

Copies of Annual & Financial Reports for Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health and Community Service for Financial Years 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15 and 2016/17, 2018/19 and 2020/21

Released in full
FOI/2122/011 29/03/2022

Documents pertaining to specific instances of Supply Nation suppliers to government engaging in black cladding, in the period of 1 January 2019 to 30 September 2021 (including communications with the Minister).

10 Documents released in full, 1 document exempt from release in full.

Released in full
FOI/2122/016 17/03/2022

1.The publicly issued communiques of the meetings of all meeting of the Indigenous Reference Group established in 2017;

2. The minutes and/or records of the outcomes of all meetings of the Indigenous Reference Group established in 2017 (excluding the personal information of individuals and names of organisations other than the Indigenous Reference Group and its members).

Released in full
FOI/2122/010 31/01/2022

Between 1 March 2021 - 5 October 2021, correspondence between or including the National Indigenous Australians Agency and NT government ministers or their staff:

  • regarding the National Partnership on Remote Housing “implementation schedule” and/or “milestones”; and
  • relating to “delays” or proposed changes to the National Partnership on Remote housing agreement

and excluding detailed minutes of the Joint Steering Committee nor operational details re meetings of the joint steering committee.

6 documents released in full, 1 document released in part.

Released in part
FOI/2021/002/IR 23/11/2021

I am writing to request written details under the Freedom of Information Act provisions, concerning:

  • Government appointments made by the Minister for Indigenous Australians; or his Ministerial predecessors regarding traditional owner representation for my Kungarakan people, concerning Finniss River Land Trust matters (in accord with the recommendations/advice of the Northern Land Council, as the prescribed body corporate)
  • the terms and conditions of these appointments
  • their commencement and termination dates
  • whether the appointments made have now expired
  • whether any extensions or renewals have been granted since initial appointments were made.”
Released in part
FOI/2021/031 16/11/2021

“[…] documentation relating to the following Aboriginal Benefit Account (ABA) grant funding applications:

  1. Remotes Laundries Project  - dated March 2020; and
  2. 32 Dripstone Road Casuarina Building Refurbishment – date approx.. March 2020.  

Documents requested include but are not limited the following:

  • Decisions
  • Assessments
  • Ministerial correspondence
  • Departmental and other emails

Communications to and from NIAA to and from the ABA Board, Minsters office.”

Released in part
FOI/2122/002 12/10/2021

I am writing to request written details under the Freedom of Information Act provisions, concerning:

  • Government appointments made by the Minister for Indigenous Australians; or his Ministerial predecessors regarding traditional owner representation for my Kungarakan people, concerning Finniss River Land Trust matters (in accord with the recommendations/advice of the Northern Land Council, as the prescribed body corporate)
  • the terms and conditions of these appointments
  • their commencement and termination dates
  • whether the appointments made have now expired
  • whether any extensions or renewals have been granted since initial appointments were made.”
Released in part
FOI/2021/023 11/08/2021

“All audits, minutes of meetings and final reports of employees of NIAA that refer to Role Models and Leaders Australia Ltd between 1 September 2020 to 31 December 2020"

Released in part