Disclosure log

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2022

Disclosure log number: 2022/03

 
Date of access:

17 March 2022

Date of publication:

23 March 2022

Summary of request: 

Documents relating to the classification of TAHE

Summary of information provided:

Please refer to attached documents

Other information:

N/A

Disclosure log number: 2022/02

 
Date of access:

19 January 2022

Date of publication:

25 January 2022

Summary of request: 

Documents relating to how the ABS process an FOI charge.

Summary of information provided:

Please refer to attached documents

Other information:

N/A

Disclosure log number: 2022/01

 
Date of access:

11 January 2022

Date of publication:

19 January 2022

Summary of request: 

A request seeking documents relating to Covid-19 statistics, vaccinations and guidelines.

Summary of information provided:

Please refer to attached documents

Other information:

N/A

2021

25 November 2021

Disclosure log number:

2021/06

Release date:

25 November 2021

Summary: 

All correspondence between the ABS and any NSW Government agency relating to the RailCorp or the Transport Asset Holding Entity.
Between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016, 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 and 1 January 2021 until 13 August 2021

Documents:

FOI_11 October 2021.pdf
FOI_25 November 2021.pdf

Other information:

FOI_25 Nov 2021 Additional documentation for release

Data files

11 October 2021


Disclosure log number:

2021/05

Release date:

11 October 2021

Summary: 

Documents relating to the 2021 Census concerning:
1.Information/data breaches involving ABS;
2.Cyber crime involving information held by ABS;
3.Online census’ being compromised;
4.Staff official misconduct which were not unsubstantiated.

Document:

FOI_11 October 2021.pdf

Other information:

19 July 2021


Disclosure log number:

2021/04

Release date:

19 July 2021

Summary: 

A request regarding COVID-19 mortality, including the procedures in place that ensure that death certificates have accurate information listed regarding pre-existing medical conditions.

Document:

FOI_19 July 2021.pdf

Other information:

07 April 2021


Disclosure log number:

2021/03

Release date:

07 April 2021

Summary: 

Specified correspondence during the period 1 November 2019 to 10 January 2020, which refer to 'ancestry' as it relates to Norfolk Island.

Document:

FOI_07 April 2021.pdf

Other information:

02 March 2021


Disclosure log number:

2021/02

Release date:

02 March 2021

Summary: 

Specified correspondence during the period 1 November 2019 through 31 December 2019, in relation to Norfolk Island ancestry as measured in the 2016 Census.

Document:

FOI_02 March 2021.pdf

Other information:

02 February 2021


Disclosure log number:

2021/01

Release date:

02 February 2021

Summary: 

Correspondence between the ABS and PwC about issues and impacts with delivery of the Census project.

Document:

FOI_02 Feb 2021.pdf

Other information:

2020

18 December 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/10

Release date:

18 December 2020

Summary: 

Documents referring to or relating to the numbers of all coded/ confirmed/ reported/ recorded Covid-19 deaths in Victoria this year.

Document:

FOI_18 December 2020.pdf

Other information:

15 December 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/09

Release date:

15 December 2020

Summary: 

Correspondence relating to Robinvale Population Determination: Briefing Paper, provided by the Swan Hill Rural City Council to the ABS.

Document:

FOI_15 Dec 2020.pdf

Other information:

04 December 2020

Disclosure log number:

2020/08

Release date:

04 December 2020

Summary: 

Documents concerning alternative attempts to source data about the macadamia industry, and the selection of macadamia orchards in ABS surveys.

Documents:

FOI_04 Dec 2020.pdf
FOI_04 Jan 2021.pdf

Other information:

FOI_04 Jan 2021 Additional documentation for release

Data files

30 November 2020

Disclosure log number:

2020/07

Release date:

30 November 2020

Summary: 

Documents relating to the contract for Computer Services awarded to Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Documents:

FOI_30 November 2020.pdf
FOI_05 Jan 2021.pdf

Other information:

FOI_05 Jan 2021 Additional documentation for release

Data files

21 October 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/06

Release date:

21 October 2020

Summary: 

A request for unredacted copies of documents 2 and 3 as released in the FOI decision of 25 September 2020 (FOI202021-06), which requested analysis of bimodal income distribution relating to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s Capacity to Contribute Data Integration Project.

Document:

FOI_21 Oct 2020.pdf

Other information:

25 September 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/05

Release date:

25 September 2020

Summary: 

A request for documents relating to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s Capacity to Contribute project which show ABS's finding that there was no evidence of bimodal income distributions.

Document:

FOI_25 Sept 2020.pdf

Other information:

24 July 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/04

Release date:

24 July 2020

Summary: 

A request for all communication and documents regarding the market research conducted by Taylor Nelson Sofres Australia. As outlined in this tender -  https://www.tenders.gov.au/Cn/Show/705c3dcc-bab4-43ab-b873-7308840fddab

Document:

FOI_24 July 2020_2.pdf

Other information:

24 July 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/03

Release date:

24 July 2020

Summary: 

A request for all communication and documents regarding the market research conducted by Taylor Nelson Sofres Aust Pty Ltd T/A Kantar Public. As outlined in this tender - https://www.tenders.gov.au/Cn/Show/5b16812d-8820-4d91-8c77-1ed975c18e14

Document:

FOI_24 July 2020_1.pdf

Other information:

21 May 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/02

Release date:

21 May 2020

Summary: 

A request for documents brought into existence in the period since the date on which the World Health Organisation declared the SARS-COV-2 (Covid-19) global pandemic, to date:

- All documents recording any decision made by the Statistician pursuant to section 9 of the Census and Statistics Act 1905 (CS Act) to collect statistical information in the form of the “Monthly Population Survey” (as the term is used in ABS document AB5882894).
- All documents recording any decision made by the Statistician or any other employee or contractor engaged on behalf of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, including but not limited to David Waymouth, Program Director, National Data Acquisition Centre, to:
  - select 20 households in a “neighbourhood” for participation in the “Monthly Population Survey” (as those terms are used in ABS document AB5882894); and/or
  - select 20 households in the City of Fremantle, Western Australia, 6160 as “a neighbourhood” for the purposes of participation in the “Monthly Population Survey” (as those terms are used in ABS document AB5882894).
- All documents that record the authority under which the Statistician can require the on-line completion of a survey issued under the authority of a notice issued under 10(4) or 11(2) of the CS Act.
- All documents recording any legal advice obtained on the question of whether the offence provisions in section 14 of the CS Act can be validly engaged if a notice issued under 10(4) or 11(2) of the CS Act directs a person to answer a question by on-line completion of a survey.

Document:

FOI _21 May 2020.pdf

Other information:

23 January 2020


Disclosure log number:

2020/01

Release date:

23 January 2020

Summary: 

A request for all information considered in making the assessment 'I am satisfied that the ABS has not breached its privacy obligations', including but not limited to:
- all communication between ABS officers used in consideration of my emails of 14 November 2019 and 8 December 2019.
- any ABS or contracted parties assessment of the ABS' Monthly Population Survey in relation to the Privacy APP Code 2017 and Privacy Act requirements.

Document:

FOI_23 January 2020.pdf

Other information:

Prior to 2020

For documents prior to 2020 see Disclosure log - Prior to 2020 page.