Disclosure log

The disclosure log contains documents disclosed to applicants under the Freedom of Information Act. Documents related to, or containing personal information will not be published to the log.

ANU endeavours to publish all documents to the disclosure log within 5 working days of releasing the information to the applicant.

To access the documents listed in the Documents Released column please contact foi@anu.edu.au to arrange for the documents to be emailed or posted to you.

Date posted ANU reference Request details Decision letter Documents released
7 May 2013 201300024C
  • Documents created during 2011 or 2012, which refer to the University's ownership and/or sale of shares in Metgasco.
  • Documents created during 2012, which refer to the University's purchase, sale or ownership of shares in any company which generates revenue from oil, coal, gas (conventional or unconventional), or uranium, whether from extraction, refinement or energy generation.
  • Documents created during 2012, which relate to criteria or assessment of environmental impact for University investment, whether through shares, managed funds or other means.
7 May 2013 (PDF, 1.95 MB)
15 February 2013 201200988C
  • The 2012 report to the Chair of the Academic Board on the outcomes of the year's promotion round, or such information as has been so far compiled by the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) Local Promotions Committee in preparation of the report. The report will include information on the number of cases considered and determined by area, level and gender.
5 February 2013 (PDF, 1.48 MB)
12 November 2012 201200332C
  • The current operating and capital budgets of the Australian National University as a whole, including and with particular reference to the budgets of the ANU School of Music - documents specifically relating to expenditure.
  • The Minutes of the Finance Committee of the ANU University Council, number 359.
  • The content, excluding any personal information (such as necessary to protect the identity and personal circumstances of the sender and render the receipt of permission to distribute unnecessary), of any and all emails sent to the somconsult@anu.edu.au since its establishment and all emails sent from said address (or its proxy).
  • The official reports of any committees or groups tasked by the University with curriculum oversight and development of the School of Music, in which the School of Music is mentioned, since January 2008.
  • The minutes of all meetings of the Academic Board, Education Committee, and University Council, at which the School of Music was discussed, since January 2008.
  • All internal reports and policy documents (excluding emails, personal memoranda, and communications) pertaining to the future direction of the ANU School of Music created and/or distributed in whole or in party by Jonathan Powles and/or Professor Adrian Walker and/or Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington since 2008.
  • All submissions to the education program review (as mentioned: http://cass.anu.edu.au/node2958) pertaining to the ANU School of Music as referenced on the student transition web page.
  • The document entitled Towards 2013 - a vision for a 21st Century Music School by Professor Adrian Walter, written in 2010.
  • All official, University endorsed school-wide curriculum documents developed for the ANU School of Music from 2008 to the present day.
  • The current operating and capital budgets of the Australian National University as a whole, including with particular reference to the individual budgets of: The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences; The ANU John Curtin School of Medical Research; and the ANU Office of the Vice-Chancellor.
  • The employment contract or agreement of Vice-Chancellor Ian Young, including all appendices, codicils, and pay scales.
12 November 2012 (PDF, 2.19 MB)
8 May 2012 201100407C
  • Emails, transcripts of telephone calls or messages that contain abuse, threats to kill and/or threats of harm to the recipient sent to [six named staff or representatives] of the Climate Change Institute in the six months prior to June 2011.
8 May 2012 (PDF, 705.39 KB) Doc list for partial release - 1 item (PDF, 102.88 KB)
10 April 2012 201200201C
  • Information on the Australian National University's policy relating to web browser and social media channel use.
4 April 2012 (PDF, 629.24 KB)
4 April 2012 201200056C
  • the Vice-Chancellor's report entitled 'Operational Improvements to the Academic Structure of the ANU' (paper 206/2005), approved by the University Council at its meeting of 10 June 2005;
  • the Operational Improvements Plan dated June 2005, as referred to at page 6 of the ANU Annual Report 2006;
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to the discussions between the ANU and our client, as referred to in Part 3, item 12 of the ANU Council Minutes dated 5 August 2005 (document 218/2005);
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to the claimed stated position that our client would not dispute the name of the ANU College of Law as along as certain protocols were observed, as referred to at page 2 of the report entitled 'The Australian National University, ANU College of Law, College Administration';
  • minutes of the meeting held in August 2005 between Dean Coper, the Head of School, Faculty Executive Officer, the Faculty Marketing Officer and the Director of Marketing and Communications (MAC), regarding the new college arrangements;
  • minutes of the meeting held in or around August 2005 where MAC staff attended the Law Faculty to discuss possible variations on the branding of the college, as referred to at page 3 of the report entitled 'The Australian National University, ANU College of Law, College Administration';
  • minutes of the meetings between the Faculty of Law, Dr Brok Glenn and the Directors of Central Administration regarding the implementation of the College structure, including the meetings held on 2 June 2005 and 8 July 2005;
  • minutes of the meeting of the Postgraduate Representative Council regarding the college restructure including the meeting held on 26 September 2006;
  • any document or communication, dated between September 2004 and December 2005 recording, evidencing or referring to the consultative processes undertaken by the ANU to consider the formation of colleges by the ANU, including the staff consultation as referred to in the ANU Media Release dated 15 December 2005, entitled 'Colleges to Strengthen ANU';
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to legal advice given to the Vice-Chancellor in relation to the adoption of the name 'ANU College of Law' and the 'potential trade mark issue' with the name 'College of Law', including: The legal advice referred to in the ANU Council Agenda of meeting 368 dated 9 December 2005 (document 888/2005); and The legal advice given by the University Legal Office at the end of October 2005, that the Faculty could proceed to market using the brand name ANU College of Law, as referred to at page 4 of the report entitled 'The Australian National University, ANU College of Law, College Administration'.
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to consideration on the part of the University or the University Council of the University's power to effect the adoption of a college structure by the ANU;
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to the procedures put in place to ensure that the ANU Legal Workshop does not operate in a way that would confuse it with the operations of our client, as referred to in the ANU Council Agenda of meeting 368 dated 9 December 2005 (document 888/2005);
  • any document recording or evidencing the ANU Colleges being 'formally constituted', as referred to at page 6 of the ANU Annual Report 2006;
  • any document or instrument that effects the adoption of the college structure by the University in 2005;
  • any document or communication, dated between June 2004 and January 2007, recording, evidencing or referring to the implementation process undertaken by the University to adopt the college structure, including all Operational Improvements Implementation Progress Reports to Council (for example document 891/2005);
  • any document recording, evidencing or referring to consideration by the University of the similarity or likelihood of confusion or deception between the names 'ANU College of Law' and 'College of Law'; and
  • any document or communication, dated December 2005 to date, recording, evidencing or referring to confusion between the 'ANU College of Law' and The College of Law.
28 March 2012 (PDF, 780.05 KB)
8 March 2012 201200085C
  • documents pertaining to the allocation of revenue from the Student Services and Amenities Fee amongst student organizations and other projects of the ANU
  • Capital Maintenance & Renewal Projects;
  • the Student Related Facilities & Infrastructure Maintenance & Capital Renewal Levy;
  • funding for the Mental Health support position;
  • support for non-affiliated student groups.
  • documents that show how funding decisions were arrived at, and involvement of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor
2 March 2012 (PDF, 780.05 KB)
28 June 2011 201100324C
  • any dealings between the Department and Facebook Inc, including but not limited to documents which refer or relate to the advertisement: "ANU, the Nations Uni" which appears on the Facebook website at facebook.com.au and direct users to the address: anu.edu.au;
  • any dealings between the Department and Facebook Australia Pty ltd, CAN 13401125436, including but not limited to documents which refer or relate to the advertisement; "ANU, the Nations Uni" which appears on the Facebook website at facebook.com.au and direct users to the address: anu.edu.au; and/or
  • any payment made by the Department to either Facebook, Inc or Facebook Australia Pty Ltd, ABN 134 012 543
20 June 2011 (PDF, 1.06 MB)
24 June 2011 201100390C
  • Digital data and comparative analyses carried out or promulgated by Dr Janette Lindesay, Associate Professor Climatology, Fenner School of Environment and Society; or Mr Clem Davis, or any other ANU staff to check the conclusion that - "....data collected now cannot be effectively compared to previous data."
  • Copies of all correspondence, inward and outward, relating to the subject that "The expansion of the airport has affected the accuracy of measurements at the (Canberra) weather station." - between Dr Lindesay or her Department - including Mr Clem Davis or anybody else at the Australian National University and the ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment (including precursor organizations) and the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), Mr Stephen Lellyett (BoM) and any other BoM personnel and any other people that have corresponded with you or Australian National University on the above subject.
  • Including but not limited to digital data on the Australian National University network or workstations, hard disk drives, digital data on optical CD or DVD media, digital data on memory stick media, faxes, emails, email attachments, reports, papers, documents, letters, memos and texts.
17 June 2011 (PDF, 859.8 KB) Doc list for full release - 1 item (PDF, 33.03 KB)
1 June 2011 201100316C
  • Minutes of a meeting of the College Deans, The Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of Students and the University Librarian held around November 2010 in relation to planned amalgamation of the ANU School of Music & the School of Arts libraries
11 May 2011 (PDF, 957.23 KB) Doc list for full release (PDF, 138.7 KB)

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