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File listings

Every six months, the Australian Public Service Commission is required to prepare a response to the Senate Continuing Order for Indexed List of Departmental or Agency Files (known more often as "the Harradine Report", as the order was instigated by then Senator Harradine in 1996).

This order requires that an indexed list of all files, created in the central offices of all Federal Government agencies, be published to the Internet, so it is accessible to the public and can assist with Freedom of Information requests.

The Continuing Order requires that only relevant file titles be published on the our website and allows for the following exclusions to be made from the list;

  • Case related files (e.g. personal representations or dealings with the personal affairs of policy departments or tax payers);
  • Files related to the internal administration of the Department or Agency;
  • Containing commercially confidential or identifiably personal information; and
  • Files that on face value, disclose that a particular matter had been put out, or was to be put to the Cabinet

File listing 2020

January to June 2020

File Listing 2019

July to December 2019

File listing 2019

January to June 2019

File listings 2018 

January to June 2018 

File listings 2017

July to December 2017
January to June 2017

File listings 2016

July to December 2016
January to June 2016

File listings 2015

January to June 2015
July to December 2015

File listings 2014

January to June 2014
July to December 2014

File listings 2013

January to June 2013
July to December 2013

File listings 2012

January to June 2012
July to December 2012

File listings 2011

July to December 2011
January to June 2011

File listing 2010

July to December 2010
January to June 2010

Last reviewed: 
20 August 2020