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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

I would be grateful if you can provide statistics (applications received, number granted, number refused, point score of applicants) for 189 visa applications received from Apr 2019 to date.
I wish to know about the statistics of worldwide applicants on the whole as well as those originating specifically from Hong Kong SAR

Yours faithfully,
189 applicant

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FOI Request:       FA 20/04/00779

File Number:        OBJ2020/13353

Dear 189 applicant

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 17 April 2020, seeking access
to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

You have requested access to the following:

I would be grateful if you can provide statistics (applications received,
number granted, number refused, point score of applicants) for 189 visa
applications received from Apr 2019 to date.

I wish to know about the statistics of worldwide applicants on the whole
as well as those originating specifically from Hong Kong SAR.

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

 

I would be grateful if you can provide statistics (applications received,
number granted, number refused, point score of applicants) for 189 visa
applications received from Apr 2019 to date.

I wish to know about the statistics of worldwide applicants on the whole
as well as those originating specifically from Hong Kong SAR

 

Yours faithfully,

189 applicant

 

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Good afternoon 189 applicant

 

FOI request: FA 20/04/00779

 

I refer to your FOI request below.

 

1.       I would be grateful if you can provide statistics (applications
received, number granted, number refused, point score of applicants) for
189 visa applications received from Apr 2019 to date.

2.       I wish to know about the statistics of worldwide applicants on
the whole as well as those originating specifically from Hong Kong SAR.

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please find attached
the decision on access and document released.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Regards,

Freedom of Information Section

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division | Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

 

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