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Chart long descriptions — OAIC Annual Report 2012-13

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  1. Chart 8.1 is a bar graph showing IC reviews received by month, including those still on hand at 30 June 2013
  2. Chart 8.2: IC reviews closed by month
  3. Chart 8.3 FOI complaints received by month
  4. Chart 8.4 FOI complaints closed by month
  5. Chart 9.1 Applications for review of FOI decisions by the AAT since 1983–84
  6. Chart 9.2 FOI costs in relation to the number of requests received

Chart 8.1 is a bar graph showing IC reviews received by month, including those still on hand at 30 June 2013

The chart shows the number of IC reviews received each month and still open at 30 June 2013. November 2010: 3 received, 0 still open; December 2010: 6 received, 0 still open; January 2011: 6 received, 1 still open; February 2011: 24 received, 1 still open; March 2011: 34 received, 2 still open; April 2011: 24 received, 0 still open; May 2011: 45 received, 1 still open; June 2011: 36 received, 2 still open; July 2011: 35 received, 0 still open; August 2011: 33 received, 7 still open; September 2011: 61 received, 5 still open; October 2011: 47 received, 8 still open; November 2011: 40 received, 7 still open; December 2011: 36 received, 7 still open; January 2012: 34 received, 5 still open; February 2012: 27 received, 8 still open; March 2012: 35 received, 8 still open; April 2012: 30 received, 15 still open; May 2012: 51 received, 15 still open; June 2012: 32 received, 12 still open; July 2012: 41 received, 11 still open; August 2012: 52 received, 22 still open; September 2012: 54 received, 28 still open; October 2012: 60 received, 32 still open; November 2012: 39 received, 27 still open; December 2012: 29 received, 21 still open; January 2013: 38 received, 30 still open; February 2013: 36 received, 30 still open; March 2013: 36 received, 30 still open; April 2013: 33 received, 31 still open; May 2013: 56 received, 50 still open; June 2013: 33 received, 31 still open.

1113 IC reviews have been received since November 2010, 697 have been closed and 416 remain open.

Chart 8.2 IC reviews closed by month

The chart shows the number of IC reviews closed each month by the OAIC from commencement of operation in November 2010 until 30 June 2013. November 2010: 0 closed; December 2010: 0 closed; January 2011: 1 closed; February 2011: 2 closed; March 2011: 5 closed; April 2011: 6 closed; May 2011: 5 closed; June 2011: 7 closed; July 2011: 10 closed; August 2011: 14 closed; September 2011: 22 closed; October 2011: 15 closed; November 2011: 19 closed; December 2011: 12 closed; January 2012: 20 closed; February 2012: 12 closed; March 2012: 25 closed; April 2012: 29 closed; May 2012: 34 closed; June 2012: 42 closed; July 2012: 31 closed; August 2012: 52 closed; September 2012: 27 closed; October 2012: 39 closed; November 2012: 51 closed; December 2012: 29 closed; January 2013: 20 closed; February 2013: 32 closed; March 2013: 49 closed; April 2013: 45 closed; May 2013: 26 closed; June 2013: 18 closed.

Chart 8.3 FOI complaints received by month

The chart shows the number of FOI complaints received each month and still open at 30 June 2013. November 2010: 8 received, 0 still open; December 2010: 7 received, 0 still open; January 2011: 7 received, 0 still open; February 2011: 11 received, 0 still open; March 2011: 18 received, 0 still open; April 2011: 13 received, 0 still open; May 2011: 9 received, 0 still open; June 2011: 15 received, 0 still open; July 2011: 11 received, 0 still open; August 2011: 9 received, 0 still open; September 2011: 7 received, 0 still open; October 2011: 16 received, 0 still open; November 2011: 14 received, 0 still open; December 2011: 6 received, 0 still open; January 2012: 9 received, 0 still open; February 2012: 8 received, 0 still open; March 2012: 3 received, 0 still open; April 2012: 7 received, 0 still open; May 2012: 15 received, 1 still open; June 2012: 21 received, 1 still open; July 2012: 14 received, 1 still open; August 2012: 21 received, 5 still open; September 2012: 12 received, 8 still open; October 2012: 15 received, 7 still open; November 2012: 15 received, 11 still open; December 2012: 10 received, 1 still open; January 2013: 11 received, 4 still open; February 2013: 12 received, 8 still open; March 2013: 13 received, 8 still open; April 2013: 8 received, 5 still open; May 2013: 8 received, 6 still open; June 2013: 10 received, 10 still open.

363 FOI complaints have been received since November 2010, 76 have been closed and 287 remain open.

Chart 8.4 FOI complaints closed by month

The chart shows the number of FOI complaints closed each month by the OAIC from commencement of operation in November 2010 until 30 June 2013. November 2010: 0 closed; December 2010: 4 closed; January 2011: 1 closed; February 2011: 5 closed; March 2011: 4 closed; April 2011: 0 closed; May 2011: 7 closed; June 2011: 17 closed; July 2011: 6 closed; August 2011: 3 closed; September 2011: 6 closed; October 2011: 13 closed; November 2011: 12 closed; December 2011: 8 closed; January 2012: 11 closed; February 2012: 4 closed; March 2012: 9 closed; April 2012: 5 closed; May 2012: 17 closed; June 2012: 6 closed; July 2012: 24 closed; August 2012: 15 closed; September 2012: 23 closed; October 2012: 12 closed; November 2012: 11 closed; December 2012: 12 closed; January 2013: 8 closed; February 2013: 15 closed; March 2013: 9 closed; April 2013: 7 closed; May 2013: 9 closed; June 2013: 4 closed.

Chart 9.1 Applications for review of FOI decisions by the AAT since 1983–84

Chart 9.1 is a bar graph that illustrates the total number of applications received by the AAT for review of an FOI decision since the commencement of the FOI Act in 1982. The AAT has received the following number of applications:  1983–84: 200; 1984–85: 310; 1985–86: 267; 1986–87: 171; 1987–88: 80; 1988–89: 101; 1989–90: 73; 1990–91: 68; 1991–92: 74; 1992–93: 78; 1993–94: 129; 1994–95: 113; 1995–96: 118; 1996–97: 117; 1997–98: 122; 1998–99: 140; 1999–2000: 109; 2000–01: 150; 2001–02: 99; 2002–03: 118; 2003–04: 158; 2004–05: 142; 2005–06: 141; 2006–07: 120; 2007–08: 142; 2008–09: 139; 2009–10: 110; 2010–11: 82; 2011–12: 20; and 2012–13:42.

Chart 9.2 FOI costs in relation to the number of requests received

Agencies' reported number of FOI requests and annual costs for each year since the commencement of the FOI Act in 1982: 1982–83: 5576 and $7,502,355; 1983–84: 19,227 and $15,106,511; 1984–85: 32,956 and $16,496,961; 1985–86: 36,512 and $15,711,889; 1986–87: 29,880 and $13,336,864; 1987–88: 27,429 and $11,506,931; 1988–89: 24,679 and $10,494,376; 1989–90: 23,543 and $10,373,321; 1990–91: 24,929 and $9,921,772; 1991–92: 28,247 and $12,723,097; 1992–93: 33,804 and $12,702,329; 1993–94: 36,547 and $13,977,360; 1994–95: 37,367 and $11,955,482; 1995–96: 39,327 and $14,564,562; 1996–97: 30,788 and $15,972,950; 1997–98: 32,590 and $12,191,478; 1998–99: 33,484 and $13,066,029; 1999–2000: 31,784 and $14,035,394; 2000–01: 35,439 and $14,415,406; 2001–02: 37,169 and $17,387,088; 2002–03: 41,481 and $18,398,181; 2003–04: 42,627 and $20,189,136; 2004–05: 39,265 and $22,860,022; 2005–06: 41,430 and $24,903,771; 2006–07: 38,787 and $24,936,178; 2007–08: 29,019 and $29,474,653; 2008–09: 27,561 and $30,358,484; 2009–10: 21,587 and $27,484,129; 2010–11: 23,605 and $36,318,030; 2011–12: 24,764 and $41,718,803; and 2012–13: 24,944 and $45,231,147.