Under the Territory Records Act 2002 (the Act) an executive document is a record that has been proposed by a Minister for consideration by the Executive and includes Cabinet documents and associated material. This may include Cabinet decisions, briefings, agency comments and/or submission attachments.
Accessible Executive Documents
Cabinet documents become accessible to the public after ten years under Part 3A of the Act. Under section 31C of the Act, the list of records that are available must be published electronically every Canberra Day.
Accessible Executive Documents - July 1999 - June 2000 [ PDF 547 KB] Published July 2010
Accessible Executive Documents - July 1998 - June 1999 [ PDF 329 KB] Published July 2009
Accessible Executive Documents - March 1995 - June 1998 [ PDF 1 MB] Published July 2008
Accessible Executive Documents - June 1991 - March 1995 [ PDF 396 KB] Published July 2007
Accessible Executive Documents - December 1989 - June 1991 [ PDF 226 KB] Published July 2007
Accessible Executive Documents - May 1989 - December 1989 [ PDF 200 KB] Published July 2007
Published Executive Documents
Accessible Executive Documents requested by members of the public are reviewed by a Principal Officer, in accordance with the Act, to determine if the exemptions applicable under the Act apply to the executive document. Decisions made from 1 May 2022 on the release of an Executive Document, and the associated released Executive Documents, are available online on ACT Memory.
Release Decisions and Restraint Determinations (from 1 May 2022)
Released Executive Documents of the Seventh Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory
Accessible Executive Documents - 13 March 2011 to 12 March 2012