Dear T Wilson-Brown
Thank you for your email received on 24 February 2021 in relation to a Freedom of
Information (FOI) request to the ACT Electoral Commission.
The default period for processing FOI request applications is 20 working days after the
request has been received, if no consultation is required in order to process the request.
If you, as the applicant, are notified that a relevant third party is being consulted as part
of the processing of the request, the period is extended by an additional 15 working days.
Accordingly, you should expect a decision in relation to your FOI request by
25 March 2021 (if no consultation is required), or 19 April 2021 if a relevant third party is
You wil be advised if third party consultation is being engaged.
If you would like to contact me directly on this matter, please do so at
or on 02 6205 0224.
Deputy Electoral Commissioner
26 February 2021