FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982

SCHEDULE 2  

Section 7

PART II
Agencies exempt in respect of particular documents
 

Division 1  

Attorney-General ' s Department, in relation to:

  • (a) documents in respect of commercial activities it undertakes; and
  • (b) documents in respect of activities undertaken by the Australian Government Solicitor; and
  • (c) exempt content-service documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; and
  • (d) exempt internet-content documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 5 to that Act.
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority, in relation to:

  • (a) exempt content-service documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; and
  • (b) exempt internet-content documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 5 to that Act.
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in relation to its program material and its datacasting content

    Australian Pork Corporation, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Australian Postal Corporation, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Australian Trade and Investment Commission, in relation to documents, concerning the carrying out, in whole or in part, of overseas development projects

    Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, in relation to documents concerning information communicated to it under section 16 of the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 or section 41 or 49 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

    Classification Board, in relation to:

  • (a) exempt content-service documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; and
  • (b) exempt internet-content documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 5 to that Act.
  • Classification Review Board, in relation to:

  • (a) exempt content-service documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; and
  • (b) exempt internet-content documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 5 to that Act.
  • Comcare, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Department of Defence, in relation to documents in respect of:

  • (a) the collection, reporting or analysis of operational intelligence; or
  • (b) special access programs, under which a foreign government provides restricted access to technologies.
  • Department of the Treasury in relation to documents in respect of activities of the Australian Loan Council and in respect of the commercial activities of the Royal Australian Mint

    eSafety Commissioner, in relation to:

  • (a) exempt content-service documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; and
  • (b) exempt internet-content documents concerning the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, under Schedule 5 to that Act.
  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, in relation to documents concerning anything done by it under Part 4 or 5 of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991

    Health Insurance Commission, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Human Services Department, in relation to documents in respect of commercial activities relating to the functions of the Chief Executive Medicare

    Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority, in relation to:

  • (a) documents requesting that the Authority give personal advice under paragraph 12(1)(a) of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Act 2017 ; and
  • (b) any other documents that concern the performance of a function conferred on the Authority by paragraph 12(1)(a) of that Act.
  • Indigenous Business Australia, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    National Health and Medical Research Council, in relation to documents in the possession of members of the Council of the National Health and Medical Research Council who are not persons appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999

    National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    NBN Co, in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities

    Reserve Bank of Australia, in relation to documents in respect of its banking operations (including individual open market operations and foreign exchange dealings) and in respect of exchange control matters

    Special Broadcasting Service Corporation, in relation to its program material and its datacasting content




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