Indexed File List

Senate Continuing Order No 10 (Harradine Order) requires all Australian Government departments and agencies to table before parliament a letter of advice that an indexed list of the titles of all relevant files, including new parts of existing files, created in the preceding six months commencing on 1 January and on 1 July, respectively, has been placed on the Internet.  The production of the list is intended to make the operations of government more transparent to the Australian public.

In accordance with the Order, the Inspector-General’s list of files does not include:

  • files transferred to the National Archives of Australia
  • files essentially related to the Inspector-General’s internal administration (staff or personnel, accounts, training, or general administrative matters)
  • case related files (for example personal representation or dealing with the personal affairs of complainants).

In accordance with the Order, some information in file titles has been deleted, such as: