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Disclosure log numberRelease dateSummaryOther information
2016/1225 October 2016A request for:
  • all correspondence (the final emails) regarding 'the potential and/or actual failure of the online 2016 Census website', involving one or more of the following: Duncan Young, Chris Libreri, Jonathan Palmer and David Kalisch, not including the public. Timeframe is from midnight 8 August 2016 to the date of this application (12:39pm 10 August 2016).
FOI_25 October 2016.pdf
2016/1113 October 2016A request for:
  • copies of all emails, memos or other written documents sent to and from the Census Communications team on Census day (Tue 9 August), specifically relating to the @ABSCensus Twitter feed and tweets by that account. This includes information about what the account should or could publish, as well as discussion about tweets already published
  • internal communication within the team, i.e. emails between team members regarding the @ABSCensus Twitter feed.
FOI_13 October 2016.pdf
2016/1012 October 2016A request for:
  • all corporate credit card spending by David Kalisch since July 1, 2015 until the date of this request; and 
  • all expense claims lodged by David Kalisch since July 1, 2015 until the date of this request.
FOI_12 October 2016(2).pdf
2016/0910 October 2016A request for documents that support the following statement from the Australian Statistician: "We know that if people supply their name they're more likely to provide accurate information in the other parts of the Census."
FOI_10 October 2016.pdf
2016/0827 September 2016A request for reports in relation to public feedback with regard to the Census, through to 19 August 2016. FOI_27 September 2016.pdf
2016/0723 September 2016A request for all referrals from the Australian Bureau of Statistics to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner notifying them of a suspected data breach or other breach (from 2013 onwards) under the IPPs or APP.FOI_23 September 2016.pdf Related media release
2016/0614 September 2016A request for all documents, reports, emails, texts and other communications generated on August 9 and 10 2016 both to and from:
  • the Australian Statistican, David Kalisch
  • the Deputy Australian Statisican and Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan Palmer
  • Minister Michael McCormack
FOI_14 September 2016.pdf
2016/0512 September 2016A request for redacted information relating to a previous FOI - Disclosure Log no. 2015/07.FOI_12 September 2016 (ABS Ref 201617-26).pdf
2016/0412 September 2016Policy/procedural documents which are currently in effect and relate only to individuals who refuse a direction to complete the Census.FOI_12September2016.pdf
2016/0309 September 2016
Internal correspondence relating to a Census media inquiry.

FOI 201617-14 Disclosure Log.pdf
FOI_12 October 2016(1).pdf
FOI_12 October 2016(1) was released on 12 October 2016 as additional documentation following an internal review.
2016/0208 September 2016Census Australia Facebook User RulesFOI_08 September 2016.pdf
2016/0122 August 2016Ministerial briefs and correspondence between the ABS and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner since 1 January 2015 regarding ABS practices with regards to identifying information collected as part of the Census FOI_22August2016.pdf
2015/1025 July 2016Application details for Area Supervisors for the Beaudesert area for the 2016 CensusFOI_25July2016.pdf
2015/0730 May 2016Retention of names and addresses collected in the 2016 Census of Population and HousingFOI_30May2016.pdf
2015/0813 May 2016Social media policy and guidanceFOI_13May2016.pdf
2015/0413 October 2015Application of confidentiality for International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, Aug 2015FOI_26October2015.pdf
2015/025 June 2015Current Training Manuals and related material used to train staff engaged in the collection and preparation of data for the compilation of the CPI, specifically material that provides guidance to staff about when and how they should make adjustments to prices on account of a change in the quality of a product or service.FOI_5June2015.pdf
2015/035 May 2015Documentation on:
  • the participant selection process;
  • the process for selecting geographical locations; and
  • the geographical locations selected
for the current ABS Monthly Population Survey.
2015/012 February 2015Application information for ABS IT job vacancies advertised from 2009-2014FOI_2February2015.pdf
2014/021 September 2014Copy of the ABS' 2013/14 Patient Experience Survey.FOI_1September2014.pdf
2014/018 July 2014Documentation on:
  • the decision to amend the tariff classification from statistical key 10 to 34;
  • the decision to amend the statistical information description for ABS import statistics;
  • the consultative discussions with industry prior to the changes being implemented; and
  • ABS policy documentation regarding the withholding of import statistics since 2011.
The request is limited to import statistics relating to imports of insulated cable from the USA and China.
2013/0224 April 2013Copies of the monthly briefings on 6202.0 Labour Force, Australia prepared by the Labour Branch for use in the lockup of departmental officials on the Thursday morning of the Labour Force release. The request is limited to those briefings that took place between January 2011 and March 2013 inclusive.FOI_24April2013(2).pdf
2013/0124 April 2013Any cyber security incidents over the last 5 years that have resulted in the production of internal ABS documents that were written by people (and not generated by an anti-virus program).FOI_24April2013.pdf
2012/0224 July 2012All information relating to the review, the early release of the information, and the names of the six recipients, from the retail trade incident identified in the May 7 ABS media release.FOI_23July2012.pdfFurther Documents - released on 13 Aug 2012.pdfRelated media release
2012/0123 March 2012Documents, created or received between January 19 2012 and February 19 2012, relating to:
  • the decision to publish 'Employment Level Estimates versus Employment to Population Explained' in 6202.0, January 2012; and
  • claims made that employment growth had slipped to its lowest in two decades in 6202.0 in December 2011.
2011/0318 October 2011All documents produced in the past 6 months about the extent of non-compliance with the 2011 Census.FOI_18October2011.pdf
2011/027 October 2011All minutes from the 2012 Personal Safety Survey Advisory Group meetings.FOI_7October2011.pdf

16 June 2011All records and communication of the Australian Bureau of Statistics relating to work on autism spectrum disorder in conjunction with FaHCSIA.FOI_16June2011.pdf