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

Publicly available information released following an FOI access request

NHMRC is required by section 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 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.
  • Information attached to, or referred to, in NHMRC’s disclosure log may be removed after 12 months, unless the information has enduring public value.

Accessing information in the Disclosure Log 

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

Due to technical limitations we may not be able to provide in electronic format some information identified in the disclosure log. Hardcopy documents can be obtained by emailing us at foi@nhmrc.gov.au

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

All other information that is not available online may be obtained by emailing us at foi@nhmrc.gov.au or writing to us at GPO Box 1421 Canberra ACT 2601. 

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 us for an alternative format. 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. 

Charges 

A charge may be imposed in certain circumstances to reimburse NHMRC for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you. You will be notified if any charge is payable and required to pay the charge before the information is provided.

Annual FOI Disclosure Log (2022–23)

Note: The FOI reference number in this table may not be sequential. This can occur because the FOI request has been withdrawn at the request of the applicant, or information is deemed by the relevant Decision Maker to be of a commercial-in-confidential or personal nature, in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act and as such has not been disclosed in the log. 

Past annual disclosure logs

Reference number   Access Date FOI content
2022/23 004 21/12/2022 

Description of request 

Access to data on all 2022 Investigator Grant applications, including the level applied for, scores, whether it was funded and applicant gender.   

Summary of document released 

Tabular report containing randomised and de-identified information on scheme level applied for, whether the application was funded or not, and applicant gender. 

Number of documents and type of release 

One tabular report released in part with redactions applied under sections 47E and 47G of the FOI Act. 

2022/23 002 20/12/2022

Description of request 

Access to data on the number of NHMRC employees, by gender and level of appointment. 

Summary of document released 

Tabular report containing de-identified information on NHMRC employees by gender and position classification. 

Number of documents and type of release 

One tabular report released in full. 

The FOI Act also requires the NHMRC to actively publish a range of information under the Information Publication Scheme (IPS). For further information, view our Information Publication Scheme page.

Information about making a Freedom of Information request, in relation to information held by the NHMRC, can be found on our Freedom of Information page.