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FOI Disclosure Log

What is the FOI Disclosure Log?

ASADA is required by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 s 11C to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request. This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • 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’
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

The information described in this disclosure log has been released by ASADA under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and is available for public access.

A link is provided if the information can be downloaded from this website or another website.

Information that is not available on a website may be obtained by writing to:

FOI Contact Officer
Australian Sports and Anti-Doping Authority
PO Box 1744
Fyshwick ACT 2609
Email: legal@asada.gov.au

A charge may be imposed to reimburse ASADA for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you. There will be no charge for the time spent by ASADA in processing the FOI request that led to this information being made available. You will be notified if any charge is payable and required to pay the charge before the information is provided.

There may be documents in the disclosure log that are currently not available in HTML format. If you are unable to read the format provided please contact ASADA’s FOI Contact Officer on the contacts listed above. We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternative format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Information attached to, or referred to, in ASADA’s disclosure log will generally be removed after 12 months, unless the information has enduring public value.

Freedom of Information Disclosure Log

 
FOI reference
Date of access
FOI request
Description of documents
Other information
PDF
001/2012
14 August 2012
Research prepared by Orima Research Pty Ltd and any commentary, such as from ASADA staff, about the findings and what to do about them
Orima Report, correspondence, ASADA newsletters
N/A
002/2012
6 December 2012
All correspondence between ASADA and Cycling Australia relevant to the discovery of imported prohibited performance enhancing drugs by Customs and Border Protection between 2000 and 2008
Email and written correspondence
N/A
001/2013
5 July 2013
Documentation relating to the product Craze.
Emails, media releases, websites, correspondence
N/A
002/2013
23 September 2013
All correspondence about prohibited performance enhancing drugs since January 1, 2012 between ASADA and AFL clubs, AFL club staff or contractors and AFL players.
Email between Essendon Football Club and ASADA regarding Switkowski Report media announcement with attachment (6 May 2013); Email between Essendon Football Club and ASADA regarding Switkowski report media announcement (27 February 2013); Email between Adelaide Crows and ASADA regarding list of prohibited substance (18 January 2013)
N/A
003/2013 16 December 2013 Documents regarding “research conducted by [Orima Research Pty Ltd], plus any commentary from the researchers or subsequent commentary from ASADA staff about the report’s contents including implementing recommendations etc.” Email correspondence, ASADA 2013 Stakeholder Survey, ASADA Stakeholder Research Results Presentation. N/A Decision letter
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1/2014 17 January 2014 A copy of any documents relating to the change of the definition of trafficking in the 2009 WADA Code and a copy of the documents which inform National Rugby League Players of that change. Briefs, submissions to WADA, observations, email correspondence. N/A Released documents with FOI letter PDF - 4.2MB

WADA Observations PDF - 463KB
2/2014 16 January 2014 A copy of any documents relating to the change of the definition of trafficking in the 2009 WADA Code and a copy of the documents which inform National Rugby League Players of that change Budgetary Estimates Hearing Brief, Senate Estimates Hearing Brief, Discussion Paper – ASADA, ASC and DCITA, Australian Government Submission – WADA Code Review, World Anti-Doping Code: Observations by ASADA counsel, WADA Code Review Submission from Australian Athlete Bodies, email to Advisory Committee members about Possession and Trafficking changes N/A Released documents [PDF - 275KB]
3/2014 10 April 2014 Copies of any emails, file notes, reports, computer data, papers, and/or records of any telephone conversations which were directly or indirectly relating to the decision by ASADA to conduct multiple drug tests on Ms Bianca Elmir between 4 February and 16 February 2014 Email N/A Elmir correspondence [PDF - 132KB]
4/2014 12 May 2014 a copy of the written guidelines with regards to the use of human sources, as required by the Australian Government Investigations Standards 2011, pp18, 4.7 pp 40 - 46, ASADA Investigations Manual N/A pp 40 - 46, ASADA Investigations Manual [PDF - 99KB]
5/2014 17 October 2014

1. Emails and SMS messages between February 1, 2013 and 27, August 2013 between ASADA investigator John Nolan and each of the Age reporters Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Jake Niall, Caroline Wilson and Michael Gleeson, either singularly or joint communications.

2. Emails and SMS messages between John Nolan and each of the AFL's Brett Clothier and Abraham Haddad, either singularly or jointly, regarding each of The Age, Fairfax, the media, Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Jake Niall, Caroline Wilson and Michael Gleeson.

The request is limited to only the final version of any email or SMS exchanges.

Emails N/A Emails [PDF - 566KB]
6/2014 20 October 2014 all documents including emails, file notes and phone records (including personal mobile phones used by the investigators) relating to communications to and from ASADA investigators (including but not limited to John Nolan, Sharon Kerrison, Matt Sheens and Aaron Walker) and journalists at The Daily Telegraph newspaper (including but not limited to Josh Massoud, James Hooper and Rebecca Wilson) between 1 February 2013 and the present time. ASADA Telstra Mobile Phone Bill (partial).

File note of conversation between Paul Simonsson and Nick McKenzie.

ASADA Teslstra Mobile Phone Bill (partial).
N/A Phone bills and file note [PDF - 959KB]
7/2014 25 November 2014 all documents including emails and file notes relating to communications to and from ASADA investigators (including John Nolan, Sharon Kerrison, Matt Sheens and Aaron Walker) and journalists at The Age newspaper (including but not limited to Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker) between 1 February 2013 and 30 August 2013. Emails N/A Emails [PDF - 106KB]
8/2014 1 December 2014 all documents relating to the interview given by Mr Ben McDevitt to Gerard Whately of the ABC on August 24 2014. Emails N/A Emails [PDF - 2MB]