Appendixes/ references

Appendix D: Other recipients of roll information

Table 36: Government departments and agencies that received electoral extracts, July 2015 – June 2016
Institution Data provided
Aug 2015 Nov 2015 Feb 2016 May 2016
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)   Yes    
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) Yes     Yes
Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Yes Yes Yes  
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service Yes      
Australian Federal Police (AFP) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Commonwealth Superannuation Commission   Yes Yes Yes
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)     Yes  
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Passport Office Yes Yes Yes Yes
Department of Human Services – Centrelink Yes Yes Yes Yes
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) Yes   Yes Yes
Table 37: Medical and electoral researchers provided with electoral roll extracts July 2015 – June 2016
Contact, institution Data provided
Medical researchers
Professor Winston Cheung, Intensive Care Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital Random sample of 2 000 records of men and women, for the purpose of ‘Researching the Australian public opinion on methods to triage intensive care patients in an influenza pandemic’.
Professor Dedee Murrell, Director, Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, Sydney Random sample of 2 700 records of men and women, in age ranges from 31–89 years, from the states of NSW, ACT, Queensland and Victoria for a study: ‘To determine the occupational and environmental triggers for autoimmune blistering conditions of the skin: an epidemiological study’.
Associate Professor Sharon Goldfeld, Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Random sample of 25 000 records of men and women, in age ranges from 31–89 years, from the states of NSW, ACT, South Australia, Queensland and Victoria for a study: ‘Research Kids in Communities Study’.
Professor Graham Giles, Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Victoria Random sample of 250 000 records of men and women, in age ranges from 40–74 years, from across Australia for a study ‘Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study’.
Professor Ian Hickie, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Sydney Random sample of 75 000 records of men and women, from the NSW electoral divisions of Grayndler, North Sydney, Reid, Sydney, Warringah, Watson and Charlton, for persons aged 60–69 years, for a study ‘The Beyond Ageing Project’.
Mr Stephen Cole, Chief Investigator, Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia Random sample of 2 700 records of men and women selected from six electoral divisions in South Australia for the purpose of ‘Evaluation of FIT first, a new colorectal cancer screening strategy’.
Electoral researchers
Associate Professor Betsy Blunsdon, Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Random sample of 2 500 records of men and women, in two-year age ranges, across all states and territories, for the purpose of ‘2016 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes: Role of Government’.
Table 38: Provision of electoral roll information to organisations verifying identity for financial purposes July 2015 – June 2016
Institution Data provided
Aug 2015 Nov 2015 Feb 2016 May 2016
ACXIOM Australia Pty Ltd Yes Yes Yes Yes
FCS OnLine Yes Yes Yes Yes
VEDA Advantage Information Services and Solutions Ltd Yes Yes Yes Yes