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Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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.

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FOI reference number Date of access FOI request Documents released Decision
FOI/2122/013 17/11/2022
  1. A copy of the deed between NIAA and KPMG dated 26 October 2015 (and any amendments thereto). To assist you, I note that this deed is mentioned on page 11 of the KPMG Report titled Aboriginals Benefit Account dated 11 February 2021 that was recently provide to a Senate Estimates Committee by NIAA.
  2. A copy of all invoices submitted to NIAA by KPMG under that deed in relation to the preparation of the above mentioned report.
  3. A copy of all invoices submitted to NIAA by KPMG (either under the deed mentioned above, or separately) since July 1 2020 in relation to any other matters related to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.
Released in part
FOI/2122/014 17/11/2022

a copy of all briefings and advice to the Minister or his Office by the NIAA since July 2020 relating primarily to policy proposals for the amendment of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (ALRA).

  • Excluding material that:
    • refers to the ALRA amendments in passing or as background information; or
    • is largely procedural in nature relating to the ALRA amendments;
    • Excluding briefings or advice in relation to Ministerial correspondence (including which may require external consultation or approval to enable release); and
    • Excluding other materials that would require consultation with or approval from organisations or entities external to the Commonwealth to enable their release.”
Released in part
FOI/2122/015 17/11/2022
  1. Copies of the title and contents pages of each and every consultancy report commissioned by or for the Indigenous Reference Group since its formation in 2017. In each case, I seek a copy of the most recent draft provided to the IRG and/or the Department (even if the report was not finalised). Information I seek includes the pages listing the title of each report, the contents page if one exists, the consultant and/or author(s), and the date of finalisation or submission of each report to IRG or the Department.
  2. Copies of invoices submitted by the consultants to the IRG (or its agent) and/or the Department.
  3. Copies of all documents providing formal recommendations made to the Government by the IRG since its inception in 2017.
Released in part