FOI 142/16/17 STATEMENT OF REASONS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF
I refer to the application by Mr Jackson Gothe-Snape under the Freedom of Information
(FOI Act), for access to:
“…the topics list for briefs created in preparation for hearings of Senate 2016-2017
Supplementary Budget Estimates.”
FOI decision maker
I am the accredited officer pursuant to section 23 of the FOI Act to make a decision on
this FOI request.
I identified one document as matching the description of the request. I have added an
FOI reference number to the document.
I have decided to release the identified document intact.
Material taken into account
In making my decision, I had regard to:
a. the terms of the request;
b. the content of the identified document in issue;
c. relevant provisions in the FOI Act;
d. the Guidelines published by the Office of the Australian Information
Commissioner under section 93A of the FOI Act (the Guidelines); and
e. advice from Ministerial and Executive Coordination and Communication.
jan.andrews@d Digitally signed by
efence.gov.au Date: 2016.11.24 07:33:17 +11'00'
Ms Jan Andrews
Accredited Decision Maker
Associate Secretary Group
23 November 2016