14 October 2015
Right to Know
In reply please quote:
FOI Request: FA 15/10/00694
File Number: ADF2015/57047
Dear CD Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request
This letter refers to an access request received under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
(the FOI Act) on 3 October 2015, seeking access to:
I write to you today under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 seeking;
"Document(s) listing all interested parties, companies, and potential suppliers that
tendered for either either or both the 'Health Services' and 'Garrison and Welfare
Services' service categories with the Department 'for the provision of services in
Regional Processing Countries' under "DIBP RFT 28/14"
The particular Request for Tender I refer to is listed here on the AusTender website.
To be clear, I am not seeking personal identifiable information nor the commercial in
confidence tenders themselves but rather the names, company names or business
names of interested parties, companies, and potential suppliers that lodged a tender
as an "Electronic lodgement via AusTender at www.tenders.gov.au
<http://www.tenders.gov.au> - through the restricted AusTender site accessible to
Registered Tenderers" by 7-Apr-2015.
Your request has been allocated FOI request number FA 15/10/00694. Please include your
FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Section. Processing times
The statutory time allowed under the FOI Act for processing requests is 30 days. Requests
are generally processed in the order in which they are received.
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