The legal advice relied upon by Human Services Minister Alan Tudge to support his release of blogger and Centrelink recipient Andie Fox's personal information to a journalist appears to be missing, despite several attempts to obtain it.

In late February, Fox published a comment on The Canberra Times detailing some of her experiences with with Centrelink's robo-debt notice debacle. Tudge's office then gave Canberra Times journalist Paul Malone personal information about Fox's history with Centrelink and the Tax Office, which formed the basis of an article denying Fox's original claims.