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Freedom of information disclosure log

For: Claimants Employers and managers Service providers Advocates Information seekers

As an Australian Government agency, Comcare must publish certain information about freedom of information requests in a disclosure log.

The disclosure log explained

We must publish information about freedom of information requests within 10 working days of the applicant receiving access to the document, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

The disclosure log does not include:

  • personal information about a person, if publication of that information is unreasonable
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of a person, if publication of that information would be unreasonable
  • other information covered by a determination of the Australian Information Commissioner, if publication of that information would be unreasonable
  • information that is not reasonably practical to publish because we need to make extensive modifications to delete information we cannot publish
  • information removed under section 22(1)(a)(ii) of the FOI Act as it is outside the scope of the request.

We remove and archive items in the disclosure log 12 months after they are published, unless a listing has long-term public value.

Disclosure log list

Contact us if you would like a copy of the document in the list released:

  • email foi@comcare.gov.au
  • call us on 1300 366 979
  • write to the FOI requests, Comcare, GPO Box 9905, Canberra ACT 2601.
FOI referenceDate of releaseSummary of request

2020/4720

5 June 2020

Current documents setting out the reasons considered by claims managers when referring claimants to independent medical examinations under the SRC Act

2019/12556

14 January 2020

Inspector Report: Australian Electoral Commission

2019/11045

9 December 2019

Inspector report: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

2019/11398

20 November 2019

Excerpt from claims manual on international classification of diseases

2019/8321

4 September 2019

The recommendations issued by Comcare to Defence or the site estate maintenance contractor at the time specifically an only for the following:

  • air sampling
  • air quality monitoring
  • systems for cumulative reporting of air quality

2019/5904

19 August 2019

High level summary of actuarial report referred to in Comcare’s annual report with data as at 30 June 2019

2019/4322

13 June 2019

Position description for EL1, Assistant Director Disputed Claims role

2019/3872

15 May 2019

Overview of Comcare Clinical Panel review referrals, as at 15 May 2019

2018/12038

8 January 2019

Name of storage system

2018/14009

8 January 2019

Formal definition of self-management

2018/7105

29 November 2018

Summary of MLCOA Victoria reports for which Comcare made payment for in July 2017

2018/11903

28 November 2018

Policy information and steps taken when an APS employee is potentially suicidal or has committed suicide

2018/8090

21 September 2018

Inspector report regarding terminally ill refugee at Nauru

Page last reviewed: 15 November 2019
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Comcare
GPO Box 9905, Canberra, ACT 2601
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Date printed 09 Jul 2020

https://www.comcare.gov.au/about/governance/foi-disclosure-log