Information Publication Scheme

The Information Publication Scheme (IPS) aims to transform the freedom of information framework from one that responds to individual requests for access to documents, to one that requires Australian Government agencies to take a proactive approach to publishing information.

In accordance with the scheme, the Department's Agency Plan provides guidance on how the Australian Astronomical Observatory will publish information. As detailed in the plan, the Australian Astronomical Observatory will categorise information using the structure below.

Who we are

About the AAO
Contact the AAO
Organisation Chart
AAO Advisory Committee
Enterprise Agreement

What we do

AAO Business Plan 2012-13 (PDF) and Word version

About the AAO

The Anglo-Australian Telescope

The UK-Schmidt Telescope

Instrumentation Development

Technology R&D

The Australian Gemini Office

Our reports

Annual Reports

Press Releases


Our consultations

Our priorities

Client Service Charter

Our FOI disclosure log

Freedom of Information Disclosure Log - available on the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website.

Our Finance

Our submissions

Our policies

Departmental Values