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2018 FOI Disclosure Logs

The information shown in this disclosure log is information to which we gave access in response to a request under section 11A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act). In accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act this information does not include:

  • 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
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  • information removed under s22(1)(a)(ii) [Access to edited copies with exempt or irrelevant matter deleted] of the FOI Act is considered 'out of scope' for the request.
Disclosure date – date decision released to applicantReference numberTitleAccess
16 October 2018FA 18/06/00421Case Management Dossier

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
15 October 2018FA 17/11/00209Tariff Concession Order 1773340

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
12 October 2018FA 19/09/00475Application documents - Tariff Concession Order 1024524

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
10 October 2018FA 18/06/01078
FA 18/06/01084
Partner Visa statistics where fraud is recorded from 2014-2018

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
10 October 2018FA 18/06/00177Service Agreement between Paladin Security Ltd and Wilson Protective Services PNG Ltd

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
9 October 2018FA 18/07/00985Tariff Concession Order 0914405

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Partial
8 October 2018FA 18/07/00971

Tariff Concession Order 9607699 reissued 0608568

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Partial
5 October 2018FA 18/01/00983

Documents and files from AMSA for the SAR 2013/4816 SIEV 794

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Documents Released

Partial
4 October 2018FA 17/08/01128

Policy and procedure documents relating to the transfer of immigration detainees from Christmas Island to Manus Island

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Documents Released

Partial
4 October 2018FA 18/07/01001

Tariff Concession Order 1412146

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Documents Released

Partial
4 October 2018FA 18/08/00232

Sponsorship and Nomination Data where a migration agent was involved - Subclasses 457 & 482  for financial years 2013-14 to 2017-18

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Documents Released

Full
4 October 2018FA 18/08/00221

Tariff Concession Order 1848289

Decision Record
Documents Released

Full
3 October 2018FA 18/07/01475

Visa statistics 187 subclass from 2013-2018 for far North Queensland region

Decision Record
Documents Released

Full
3 October 2018FA 18/06/01401

Visa statistics for 189 New Zealand stream 2017-2018

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Full
28 September 2018FA 18/07/00966

Tariff Concession Order 1532276

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Partial
25 September 2018FA 18/06/00160

Instrument of Delegation S501(3A) and S501CA

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25 September 2018FA 18/07/00105

Policy for Expression of Interest for Skilled Migration.

Statistics for visa subclass 190 and 189 for the period 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Statistics for Occupations: Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist for the period 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
12 September 2018FA 18/02/00432

Transcripts of Interviews

Decision Record
Documents Released  - To obtain a copy of the documents, email FOI section via FOI@homeaffairs.gov.au.

Partial
7 September 2018FA 18/02/00013-R1

Movement Alert List by Nationality

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Documents Released

Full
3 September 2018FA 18/08/01031

The graphic novel published by Operation Sovereign Borders in November 2013, "A Storyboard of People Smuggling"

Decision Record
Documents Released

Full
29 August 2018 FA 18/06/00235

Visa applicant character consideration

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Documents Released

Full
28 August 2018FA 18/02/00406

Countries that may be exempt from the requirement to interview

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Partial
28 August 2018FA 18/08/01441

Freedom of Information Requests - Quarterly Statistics for 1 October 2017 to 30 June 2018

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Full
23 August 2018FA 18/06/01214

Subclass 103 and 804 visa statistics

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full
21 August 2018FA 18/06/01093

Subclass 600, 500 and 200 visa applications between January 2016 and 30 May 2018

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16  August 2018FA 18/04/00030

PNG Services Contract with the Department

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Partial
16  August 2018FA 18/06/00929

Number of EOI applicants active in the system with an EOI lodged and DOE details for ANZSCO code Computer Network and Systems Engineer – 263111

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9  August 2018FA 18/06/00871

Disruption and Deterence Activity Table - 31 Jan 2017

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9  August 2018FA 18/01/00512

Social Security (Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment) Principles 2013 - Consultations

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 18/06/0119

Subclass 187 visa cancellation statistics

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3 August 2018FA 17/11/00241

Closure of Manus Island RPC

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 18/01/00272

Migration Assistance offered to Illegal Maritime Arrival (IMA) Applicants

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 18/05/01125

Student Visa Processing Guides

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 17/12/00047

Since 1 December 2017 the last five instances of alleged sexual assault on children at Regional Processing Centres

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 18/01/00175
FA 18/02/00897
FA 18/05/00104

Incoming Ministerial Brief - December 2017

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Partial
3 August 2018FA 18/06/01153

Tariff Concession Order 1442918

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Partial
26 July 2018FA 18/06/01189

476 Skilled - Recognised Graduate visa applications lodged and granted in the financial years 2014-15 to 2017-18 to 31 May 2018 where the citizenship country is the Philippines.

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Full
20 July 2018FA 18/06/00284

Citizenship Statistical Data from July 2015-May 2018

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In full
18 July 2018FA 18/06/00467

Statistics on grant, country and program areas 2016-2018

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In full
18 July 2018FA 18/03/00984

Experiences of Temporary Residents Report

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In full
16 July 2018FA 18/05/01122

Former ABF Commissioner - Gross Salary Payment - May 2017 to March 2018

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Documents Released

Full
11 July2018 FA 18/05/00673

Labour Market Testing and Statistics

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Partial
06 July 02018FA 18/06/00265

Residence Determination Statistics

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Full
22 June 2018FA 17/10/01008

Operational Instruction - Process for assessing permanent protection applications in relation to particular countries

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Partial
19 June 2018FA 18/05/00017

Subclass 461 Visa Application Processing Statistics as at 30/04/2018

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Full
13 June 2018FA 18/05/01019

Subclass 189 Visa Application Statistics 2016-17 and 2017-18 as at 30/04/2018

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Full
13 June 2018FA 18/05/00128

Parent Visa Statistics as at 1 April 2018

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Partial
12 June 2018FA 18/01/00279

IMA Fast Track Applicants – Template Letters

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Partial
8 June 2018FA 18/05/00113

Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) Programme – Operational Procedures Manual (Version 7)

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Partial
7 June 2018FA 17/11/00068Temporary Visa Worker Referal Protocol between the Department and Fair Work Ombudsman

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Partial
5 June 2018FA 18/05/00576

Current number of 410 and 405 subclass visa holders (as at 30 April 2018)

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4 June 2018FA 18/03/00960Delegation instrument made by each successive Minister of the Department of Home Affairs that were in effect on 1 July 2016

Decision record
Documents Released - Part 1
Documents Released - Part 2

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4 June 2018FA18/05/00834Country Profile Iran

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full
1 June 2018FA 18/05/00044Average timeframes regarding decisions on submissions for the revocation of visa cancellations under section 501(3A) since 2010-11.

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Full
30 May 2018FA 18/04/00741Statistics regarding Australia's offshore humanitarian program (subclasses 200, 201, 202, 203 and 204) for the years 2016-2017

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Full
30 May 2018FA 18/04/01084 Subclass 500 Schools Stream and Subclass 571 visa holders in Australia, by country of citizenship on 5 September 2017

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Full
25 May 2018FA 18/02/01152

Reclassification of Riverman OAF rifle from Item 2 to 12

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Partial
25 May 2018FA 18/05/00119Tariff Concession Order 0834515

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Partial
17 May 2018FA 18/03/00416Recommended changes to the Short Term Skilled Occupations List and the Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List

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Partial
17 May 2018FA 18/04/00125Visitor Visas – Visa application and related procedures

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16 May 2018FA 18/01/00287 Media Enquiry about fraud in the skilled visa programmes

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Partial
14 May 2018FA 18/04/00715Grants for Skilled migration program for visa subclass 189 and 489 by Stream and Role - 2017-18 to 31 March 2018

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14 May 2018FA 18/04/00717Total number of undecided subclass 187 and 186 visa applications as at 6 April 2018

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Documents Released

Full
14 May 2018FA 18/04/00908

Migration & Child Program outcomes in 2017-18 to 31 December 2017 - comparison with same period the previous year

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Documents Released

Full
11 May 2018FA 18/03/00718

Number of Skilled Independent Visas issued – Round numbers 2016 to 2018 Program Year

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Partial
10 May 2018FA 18/04/00440Family Violence Provisions Statistics –
Financial years from 2013 until 31 March 2018

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In full
2 May 2018FA 18/01/00641

SRSS Payment Cancellations

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Document Released

Partial
27 April 2018FA 18/02/00013 Movement Alert List Data  Financial Year 2013-2017

Decision Record
Document Released
Full
24 April 2018FA 17/02/00602Clinician Staff Records Audit

AIC Decision
Document Released

In full
24 April 2018FA 15/06/00483Cambodian Delegation Financials

AIC Decision
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In full
20 April 2018FA 18/03/00623 Tariff Concession Order 0839657

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Document Released
Partial
19 April 2018FA18/01/00747Total Sum of Compensation Paid for (Wrongful Detention and Personal Injury in or related to Australia's Immigration Detention) 2016/17

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Full
18 April 2018FA 18/02/00623Visa Statistics

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Full
18 April 2018FA 18/01/0966Visa Statistics -Various Types

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Full
18 April 2018FA 18/02/00737Number of permanent residence visas issued generally and to ANZSCO minor occupations group '233 Engineering Professionals' 2012-2017

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Full
18 April 2018FA 18/02/00796

Temporary residence visas issued to ANZSCO minor occupations group '233 Engineering Professionals' 2012-2017

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Full
13 April 2018FA 17/11/00039Referrals made by the Department to the FWO in relation to contraventions of the Fair Work Act

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Full
12 April 2018FA 18/01/00980
FA 18/02/01246
Labour Agreement- Airservices

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Document Released
In part
12 April 2018FA 18/03/00231Occupational Ceilings

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Document Released
In part
11 May 2018FA 17/10/01208SES Travel 2016-17

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Full
10 April 2018FA 18/01/00495Detention Visitors Fact Sheet –  Changes to Visitor Entry Conditions – Immigration Detention Facilities

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Full
9 April 2018FA 18/02/00676Statistics for Subclass 188 visas - Previous 5 years (2012-2017)

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9 April 2018FA 18/02/01255Statistics for Subclass 187 and Subclass 186 visas - Previous 5 program years (2012-2017)

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6 April 2018FA 18/02/000657Subclass 132 and 188 lodgement dates of cases on hand at Adelaide Office as at 31 January 2018

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4 April 2018FA 17/10/00923Commonwealth Ombudsman’s Report

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In part
​3 Apri 2018​FA 15/12/01761

Ministerial Submissions - individuals seeking to work in Australia as Nanny or an AuPair - 17 June 2015 to 30 November 2015

AAT Decision
Document released

​In part
29 March 2018FA 17/12/00794

Correspondence about the Nauru Files review from 20 October 2017

Decision Record
Document Released

Partial
28 March 2018FA 18/02/01073 Migration Program Outcomes for Italy from 2007 – 2017

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27 March 2018FA 18/01/00832Skilled Nominated Visas

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21 March 2018FA18/02/00861

MOC Advice Pack 2017

Decision Record
Documents Released

Partial
19 March 2018FA18/02/00181

Visa Lodgement Statistics 2013-2017

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Documents Released

Full
19 March 2018FA16/10/00127 Tranche 3

Decision Record only
Schedule of documents only
Contact FOI Section at foi@homeaffairs.gov.au for a copy of these documents and provide your postal address.
Partial
15 March 2018FA18/01/00206

Reports on people detained and later released as lawful non-citizens

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Documents Released

Partial
14 March 2018FA 17/12/00572Migration (Minister) (GIDAM 4, Community Protection) Delegation and Authorisation 2017 (No.2)

Decision record – decision record not for upload
Documents Released

Full
13 March 2018FA18/02/00187

Number of primary and secondary applications for 189 visa under New Zealand Stream Since 1st July 2017

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Full
12 March 2018FA18/02/00309

Numbers of processed visa subclasses 820, 801, 309, 100, 300 and 461 applications for FY 2015/2016 and 2016/2017

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Full
09 March 2018FA18/02/01230

Annual number of visa grants to primary applicants for points-tested visas in the permanent skilled migration program

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Full
08 March 2018FA18/02/00067

Thai Migrants statistics for FY2015/16 and FY2016/17

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Partial
06 March 2018FA17/11/00021

Policy and Procedure Manual for Mail

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Full
05 March 2018FA17/12/00767

Visa Statistics under Offshore Humanitarian Programme for 2015/16/17

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Full
02 March 2018 FA17/11/01132

Departmental Figures for Stress Leave and Staff Turnover

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Full
02 March 2018FA18/01/00634

Statistics about 187, 186, 190 and 489 visas during FY 2016-2017 and FY 2017-2018

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Full
28 February 2018FA 18/01/00028

Guidelines for skilled migration assessing authorities.

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Partial
27 February 2018FA18/01/00060

Partner Visa (820/801 and 309/100) applications statistics for FY2015-16 and FY2016/17

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Full
26 February 2018FA18/01/00063

485 Visa applications statistics for FY2015/16 and FY2016/17

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Full
23 February 2018FA18/01/00506

Statistics for visa subclass 132 and 188 for FY 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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Full
​21 February 2018​FA17/12/00256

​Pending applications under permanent residency sponsorship

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Documents Released

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​22 February 2018​FA18/02/00206

​Second Working Holiday visa applications granted in 2016-2017 for Italian citizens by employer industry

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22 February 2018FA 18/01/00044Dates of payments made to Major General Retired Jim Molan in the position of special envoy on Operation Sovereign Borders

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​21 February 2018​FA 18/01/00114

​Tariff Concession Order TCO 1132500

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Partial​
​20 February 2018​FA17/12/00433

​Number and percentage of South Asian and South-East Asian students and work visa holders and visa holders from all other nationalities

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Documents Released

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15 February 2018FA 17/12/00795The final version of the Nauru files review that was finalised in 2017

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Partial
​13 February 2018​FA18/01/00151

​Medical Treatment Visa Statistics for FY2012-2017

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​08 February 2018​FA17/12/00072

​Document detailing roles, responsibilities and duties of specific Departmental areas

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31 January 2018FA 16/10/01727Tranche 2

Decision Record only
Schedule of documents only
Contact FOI Section at foi@homeaffairs.gov.au for a copy of these documents and provide your postal address.
Partial
30 January 2018FA 17/11/00353Tasmanian Significant Investor Visas

Decision Record
Documents Released
Partial
19 January 2018FA 17/12/00660FOI Process Mapping – Synergy Group Australia Pty Ltd

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Full
19 January 2018FA 17/12/00694Declared Import Value - Tariff 2202.10.00 - 1 Jan 2016 to 1 Nov 2017

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18 January 2018FA 17/12/00763Canstruct International - Contract for Garrison and Welfare Services - Republic of Nauru

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Partial
18 January 2018FA 17/11/01080Tariff Concession Order 1791714

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Partial
18 January 2018FA 17/12/00534Subclass 189 visa grants under NZ Stream for primary and secondary applicants

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11 January 2018FA 17/11/00201Status Resolution Support Services Program (SRSS) Operational Procedures Manual (OPM) version 5, April 2017 and addendums, SRSS Policy Advice Manual (PAM), correspondence regarding amendment of SRSS Band 6 eligibility

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Documents Released
Partial
12 January 2018FA 17/12/00761Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) Programme Operational Manual (OPM) (Version 5) April 2017

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9 January 2018FA 17/10/00915Costs involved and the number of officers attending the Border Force Officer Recruit Training (BFORT) Course 10 in 2016

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8 January 2018FA 17/12/00528189 visa applications lodged under New Zealand Stream for primary and secondary applicants - 1/7/2017 to 31/10/2017

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5 January 2018FA 16/10/01727Departmental review into the leaking of the 2000 Nauru files - Tranche 1

Statement – Nauru Files Review
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