Freedom of information disclosure log

In accordance with sections 8(2)(g) and 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982, information released under the Act is listed below.

Infrastructure Australia will make documents accessible on this website as much as possible. However, some documents, due to size or format, will be made available via post. To access documents listed but not published on this site, please contact the FOI Coordinator on (02) 8114 1900 or by email IAFOI@infrastructure.gov.au

Infrastructure Australia's Freedom of Information Disclosure Log list does not include the following:

  • Documents released under the FOI Act containing personal or business information which would be unreasonable to publish;
  • Documents to which access has been refused or which are exempt from release under the FOI Act; and
  • Documents which have been released to the media or members of the public outside the FOI Act.

Information attached, or referred to, in Infrastructure Australia's FOI disclosure log may be removed after 12 months, unless the information has enduring public value.

2019
Disclosure date Description of documents
18/04/2019

IA FOI 2019-01 – Practical refusal

‘Correspondence between Mr Rowan Ramsey MP or his office and Infrastructure Australia since 1 January 2016’.

06/04/2019

IA FOI 2019-01 – Practical refusal -

FOI Requests to IA – Modified Version in priority order

1. The final business case (submitted 31 Jan 2019) provided to Infrastructure Australia for the Northern Transformation Program (NTP).

2. Copies of all communications – emails, letters, sms texts, and phone records - between Infrastructure Australia and the University of Tasmania and between Infrastructure Australia and the State Government of Tasmania, created by employees, officials or consultants of Infrastructure Australia, and  by employees, officials or consultants of the University of Tasmania and the State Government of Tasmania, relating to the Northern Transformation Program (NTP), during the period from 1 January 2015 to date.

3. Copies of all documents that are, or contain, minutes or notes of meetings of any of the following:

•The Board of Infrastructure Australia

•Internal meetings of Infrastructure Australia officials

•Ministerial and shadow ministerial meetings, briefings and verbal briefings, including attachments

in which any consideration is given to the Northern Transformation Program (NTP), during the period from 1 January 2015 to date.

03/07/2019

IA FOI 2019-03—Partial release

Seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to:

I request access to all documents that refer to the P5O and/or the P90 estimate for the current Bridgewater Bridge replacement proposal.

03/07/2019

IA FOI 2019-04—Partial release

Seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to:

refer to your letter received by email dated 4 April 2019 the Infrastructure Australia seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to:

1. A copy/copies of the document(s) and/or communication(s), in whatever form, and whether originating from IA or any other source, e.g. Ministerial office, that granted approval or the

equivalent, of the 'Strategic-level business case' submitted by UTas in late 2017.

2. A copy of the 'Strategic-level business case' submitted by UTas (reportedly in Nov 2017).

3. Copies of all communications, in whatever form, from 1 Feb 2019 to 5 Apr 2019, between IA and UTas that relate to the Proposed Project and Status for the NTP being changed from

`Evaluation Underway’ to `Awaiting Information from Proponent’, on the list of `Current Business Cases being Assessed by IA.’

4. If not provided by request 3 above a list/description of the Specific NTP Information from the proponent (presumably UTas) for which IA is currently waiting.

5. The names and qualifications of the independent board members who are responsible for evaluating the NTP.

5/08/2019

IA FOI 2019-05—Partial release

seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to:

1. The final business case (submitted 31 Jan 2019) provided to Infrastructure Australia for the Northern Transformation Program (NTP).

2. Copies of all emails and letters between Infrastructure Australia and the University of Tasmania created by employees, officials or consultants of Infrastructure Australia, and by employees, officials or consultants of the University of Tasmania relating to the Northern Transformation Program (NTP), during the period from May/June 2016 to 5 June 2019.

3. Copies of minutes or notes of meetings involving Infrastructure Australia: and Ministerial and shadow ministerial meetings, briefings and verbal briefings, including attachments in which any consideration is given to the Northern Transformation Program (NTP), during the period from May/June 2016 to 5 June 2019.

12/07/2019

IA FOI 2019-06—Practical refusal – no documents exist

Seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to:

Documents, including emails, memos and briefings, addressing proposals or the potential for Belt and Road projects in or involving Australia, including at the state level. I would like to confine my request to documents created within the last 60 days, and to exclude media reports and inquiries.

   
2018
Disclosure date Description of documents
30/05/2018

IA FOI 2018-02—Partial release
Documents of Infrastructure Australia comprising correspondence between Infrastructure Australia and the Public Transport Authority (in Western Australia), Metronet project director Anthony Kannis in which the project known as “Metronet: Thornlie to Cockburn rail line” and/or “Metronet: Yanchep rail line extension” is the substantial subject, in the period December 1 2017 to date. The request is limited to correspondence between Mr Kannis and those Infrastructure Australia employees who have been directly involved in the projects named, and excludes attachments provided to Infrastructure Australia in confidence and correspondence relating to matters that are primarily administrative in nature (for instance, arranging meetings or telephone calls associated with the projects).

09/03/2018

IA FOI 2018-01—Partial release
Copies of documents that Infrastructure Australia holds that are a consequence of correspondence that [the Applicant has sent] to Infrastructure Australia [including] emails and similar correspondence that have been used to forward [the Applicant's] correspondence within and beyond Infrastructure Australia [limited to the period May 2017 to February 2018].

27/02/2018

IA FOI 2017-12—Partial release
Copies of documents dated between 1 August 2017 and 14 November 2017 that are held electronically by Infrastructure Australia that relate to the Metronet business cases (Thornlie and Yanchep rail extensions) that were submitted by the WA State Government to Infrastructure Australia, not including documents relating to purely administrative activities (such as scheduling meetings and making travel arrangements).

08/02/2018

IA FOI 2017-11—Partial release
Communications between Infrastructure Australia and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) between 1 June 2017 and 13 October 2017 containing any of the following words/terms: Adani, Carmichael, North Galilee Basin Rail Project; and

Any other internal documents between 1 June 2017 and 13 October 2017 which refer to NAIF created by Infrastructure Australia staff whose responsibilities involve liaising with NAIF in a substantive way.

15/01/2018

IA FOI 2017-09—Partial release
Proposals and submissions provided to Infrastructure Australia with respect to the Adani Rail and Port Project, excluding duplicates.

Reports obtained by or provided to Infrastructure Australia addressing the economic costs or benefits of the Adani Port and Rail Project in the period from 1 July 2015 to date, excluding duplicates

Documents of Infrastructure Australia which specifically relate to the evaluation by Infrastructure Australia of the Adani Port and Rail Project in the period from 1 July 2015 to date, excluding duplicates.

Emails created by employees or consultants of Infrastructure Australia relating to the Adani project (not including the names of the sender and/or receiver/s) in the period from 1 July 2015 to date, excluding duplicates.

Documents comprising minutes of meeting of any of the Board of Infrastructure Australia or internal meetings of Infrastructure Australia officials in which substantial consideration in given to the Adani project in the period 1 July 2015 to date, excluding drafts or duplicates.

17/01/2018

IA FOI 2017-10—Partial release
Correspondence between Infrastructure Australia and the Victorian State Government including any attached reports and documents that assess, analyse, or discuss the West Gate Tunnel Project, created between 27 November 2015 and 7 December 2017, excluding draft documents and documents relating to purely administrative activities (such as scheduling meetings)

2017

Disclosure date

Description of documents

04/10/17 IA FOI 17-02—Partial release
All documents recording any communications between Infrastructure Australia and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) or the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) in the period between 1 June 2017 and 21 July 2017, excluding duplicates of documents, documents already in the public domain and documents predominantly comprising monitoring of media reports.
03/10/17 IA FOI 17-03—Partial release
All documents of Infrastructure Australia in the period 26 June 2016 to 26 July 2017 relating to Cross River Rail comprising:
  1. records of ministerial briefings and attachments
  2. correspondence between the offices of the Minister for Urban Infrastructure, the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Infrastructure Australia
  3. records of all meetings including verbal briefings with senior Commonwealth officials and Ministers
15/09/17 IA FOI 17-05—Partial release
Emails sent by (or on behalf of) the CEO, Executive Directors, Directors or senior team leaders mentioning “Utopia”, including the full context of the word in the email, but not including the names of the sender and/or receiver/s; between 1 July 2017 – current.
28/08/17 IA FOI-16-09—Partial release
Documents of Infrastructure Australia under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 comprising correspondence between Infrastructure Australia and the Queensland Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and/or the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads and/or the Queensland Government agency Building Queensland, in which the project known as “Cross River Rail” is the substantial subject, in the period 1 July 2016 to date, excluding drafts or duplicates of documents, and excluding attachments provided to Infrastructure Australia in confidence.
15/03/17 IA FOI-16-05—Partial release
Documents comprising minutes of meeting of any of the following:
  • Board of Infrastructure Australia
  • Internal meetings of Infrastructure Australia officials
in which substantial consideration is given to the project known as “WestConnex” in the period June 2014 to date; excluding drafts or duplicates of documents.
2016
Disclosure date Description of documents
1/07/16 IA FOI 15-07— Partial release
“A copy of documents held by Infrastructure Australia which specifically relate to the evaluation by Infrastructure Australia of the proposed initiative referred to in Infrastructure Australia's Australian Infrastructure Plan as “completion of the Metro Ring Road from Greensborough to the Eastern Freeway” in Victoria from February 2015 to February 2016.”
1/07/16 IA FOI 15-07—Partial release
“A copy of documents held by Infrastructure Australia which specifically relate to the evaluation by Infrastructure Australia of the proposed initiative referred to in Infrastructure Australia's Australian Infrastructure Plan as “completion of the Metro Ring Road from Greensborough to the Eastern Freeway” in Victoria from February 2015 to February 2016.”
2015
Disclosure date Description of documents
19/11/15 IA FOI 15-03—Partial release
All documents created by employees or consultants of Infrastructure Australia relating to the Perth Freight Link Project in the time period 7 September 2013 to 7 May 2015.
26/10/15 IA FOI 15-02—Partial release
Documents comprising communications between Infrastructure Australia and the Western Australian Departments of Transport and Main Roads which specifically relate to the Project Evaluation of the Perth Freight Link by Infrastructure Australia in the period 1 May 2015 to 24 August 2015.
20/10/15 IA FOI 15-04—Partial release
All correspondence received from the Western Australian Government relating to the “12 shortlisted options” referred to in page 3 of the Perth Freight Link Project Assessment approved by the Infrastructure Australia Board on 7 May 2015.
21/08/15 IA FOI 15-01—Partial release
Briefs or reports prepared for incoming Chief Executive Officer Philip Davies, prior to or the time of his commencement in the role of CEO.
17/07/15 IA FOI 13-10—Partial release
Documents in relation to the Pilbara Integrated Power Solution, in particular documents recording Infrastructure Australia's consideration and assessment of the Pilbara Integrated Power Solution for the National Infrastructure Priority List or the Building Australia Fund.
17/07/15 IA FOI 13-09—Partial release
Documents in relation to the Oakajee Mid-West Development Project, in particular documents recording Infrastructure Australia's consideration and assessment of the Oakajee Mid-West Development Project for the National Infrastructure Priority List or the Building Australia Fund.
28/05/15 IA FOI 14-03—Partial release
The missing Appendices and any and all documents relating to the Business Case for the Sunshine Coast Airport Master Plan November 2009 and any and all documents relating to the Sunshine Coast Airport since August 2014.
20/02/15 IA FOI 13-09—Partial release
Documents in relation to the Oakajee Mid-West Development Project, in particular documents recording Infrastructure Australia's consideration and assessment for the National Infrastructure Priority List or the Building Australia Fund.
2013–14
Disclosure date Description of documents
27/08/13 IA FOI 13-02—Full release
All documents submitted by the ACT Government to Infrastructure Australia and any assessment or advice given by Infrastructure Australia to the ACT Government in response to their submission(s).
28/05/14 IA FOI 13-07—Partial release
Leach Highway Fremantle Upgrade, funding application submissions and supporting documents.