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Freedom of Information disclosure log

Publicly available information released following an FOI access request

The Public Service Commissioner and the Merit Protection Commissioner are required by section 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), to publish a disclosure log on the Commission's website. The FOI Act requires agencies to publish information in a disclosure log within 10 working days after the FOI Applicant was given access to a document. 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.

The information described in this register has been released by the Public Service Commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act 1982, and is available for public access. A link is provided if the information can be downloaded from this website or another website. Information that is not available on the website may be obtained by contacting the FOI Officer:

By post: FOI Contact Officer
Australian Public Service Commission
B Block, Treasury Building,
Parkes Place West, Parkes ACT 2600
GPO Box 3176, Canberra ACT 2601
By email: foi [at] apsc.gov.au
By telephone: Contact the APSC on 02 6202 3500 and ask to speak to the FOI officer.

A charge may be imposed to reimburse the Australian Public Service Commission for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you. There will be no charge for the time spent processing the FOI request that led to this information being made available. You will be notified if any charge is payable and required to pay the charge before the information is provided. We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternate format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Disclosure log

 

2018

2017

2016

2013

2012

2011

2018 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

18 June 2018 C18/600 Documents mentioning Senator Penny Wong Partial

4 April 2018

C18/601

Preparation of responses to the Questions on Notice 30 and 31 from the 2-17-18 Supplementary Budget Estimates

Partial

26 March 2018

C18/617

Email correspondence between the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Australian Public Service Commissioner.

Partial

5 February 2018

C18/039

Incoming Minister’s brief

Partial

29 January 2018

C17/2277

Data on remuneration increases

Full

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2017 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

22 December 2017

C17/2291

documents prepared for senate estimates

Full

20 October 2017

C17/1535

documents relating to benefits and entitlements

Partial

18 October 2017

C17/1566

2007 email regarding long service leave

Partial

3 October 2017

C17/1682

documents relating to long service leave

Partial

17 July 2017

C17/1255

 

The current bargaining policy

Full

6 July 2017

 

C17/1026

emails between the Commission and select organisations

Partial

15 June 2017

C17/1212

Enough documents to demonstrate the date from which Ms Godwin started attending meetings of APSC's Executive Committee.

Full

9 May 2017

C17/1002

Analysis of the size of the Commonwealth Public Service from 1901 for the number of Commonwealth public servants.

Full

26 April 2017

C17/818

Any documents to APS agencies relevant to APS levels etc in their enterprise  bargaining ballot

Partial

24 April 2017

C17/709

Year on year increase in remuneration paid SES staff for the  financial years: 2013/14 to 2014/15 and 2014/15 to 2015/16.

Full

24 April 2017

C17/708

1. Any emails received from APS employees not published at https://www.apsc.gov.au/working-in-the-aps/making-public-comment/making-public-comment-what-youve-said

2.  The latest version of any reports or summaries of the feedback received.

Partial

24 April 2017

C17/706

Documents regarding the recommendation to the appropriate delegate who awarded SES pay rises, the approval of the delegate, and

  1. a summary of all SES bonuses awarded which were created, or relate to, any and all periods from 1 July 2014.

Partial

 

20 February 2017

C17/565

 Documents detailing remuneration paid to each of the APSC's SES officers in the following financial years – FY2013/14, FY 2014/15 and FY2015/16.

Partial

 

17 February 2017

C17/567

Documents for requests or advice on Recognition of prior service for LSL purposes relating to debt, debit or negative balance.

Partial

 

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2016 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

6 December 2016

C16/2427

Documentary evidence which supports the claims made in the APSC Commissioner’s submission to the Senate Inquiry into the impact of Government’s Workplace Bargaining Policy.

Partial

 

20 June 2016

C16/603

Remuneration and Funding Declarations submitted to the APSC

Partial

 

16 May 2016

C16/846

Current social media use policy, and guidance material, or manuals etc

Full. Material available at: http://www.apsc.gov.au/publications-and-media/current-publications/values-and-conduct.

 

8 February 2016

C16/91

Documents detailing behaviour of the former minister for Cities and the Built Environment, the Honourable Jamie Briggs MP, towards an Australian consular official in Hong Kong during an official visit in November 2015.

Full

 

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2013 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

15 November 2013

C13/3130, C13/3154

Copies of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's incoming Government brief.

Partial

 

20 May 2013

C13/1047

The incoming briefs for minister Mark Dreyfus in relation to his new roles as Minister for the Public Service and Integrity.

Partial

 

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2012 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

29 November 2012

C12/4132

Copy of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Capability Review report

Full.  The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Capability Review report is available at https://www.apsc.gov.au/current-publications

 

9 October 2012

C12/4118

information about the cost-effectiveness of staff redundancies in the Australian Public Service (APS) including information about the total costs of redundancy payments in the APS

Partial

 

16 August 2012

C12/3707

The policy intent of, and ministerial authorisation for, the policy set out in paragraph 5 of section 2.2 of the Australian Public Service Commission's publication The Senior Executive Service: Selection, Mobility and Separation (March 2010).

Partial

 

30 May 2012

C12/2282

Receipt, allocation and finalisation of requests for review of action received by the Merit Protection Commissioner in the period l January 2011 to 31 December 2011 inclusive.

Partial

 

24 February 2012

C12/135

Data detailing the number of proven Code of Conduct breaches, and cases, across each Commonwealth agency in 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and, if possible, 2011-2012.

Partial

 

6 February 2012

C12/27

Correspondence between the Public Service Commissioner, or delegate, and Dr Ken Henry, regarding his departure from the role of Secretary to the Treasury and his appointment as Special Adviser to the Prime Minister.

Partial

 

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2011 FOI disclosure log

Date of access

FOI Reference number

Title

Access

5 December 2011

C11/2026

Documents relating to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities' (DSEWPAC) proposed enterprise agreement.

Partial

 

14 November 2011

C11/1782

Review of the Senior Executive Service – Report to the Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity, and the timing of doing so.

Partial

 

30 September 2011

C11/1732

Documents relating to a decision not to include retrospective remuneration provisions in the Department of Human Services' proposed Enterprise Agreement.

Partial

 

16 September 2011

C11/1634

Copy of the Review of the Senior Executive Service – Report to the Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity.

Partial.  www.apsc.gov.au/publications-and-media/current-publications/review-of-the-senior-executive-service (link updated June 2012)

 

18 August 2011

C11/1455

Documents detailing expenditure by the Australian Public Service Commission on advertising in the Australian newspaper; the involvement of a specified employee in decisions to advertise in the Australian newspaper.

Partial

 

8 August 2011

C11/1448

Documents disclosing the number of employees of the Department of Defence terminated under paragraph 29(3)(g) of the Public Service Act 1999 for the period 2000-2010.

Full

 

18 July 2011

C11/1270

Documents detailing guidance or policies relating to unattachment and its relevance to persons on leave without pay under the Public Service Act 1922, in the period 1994-1996.

Partial

 

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