This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Provider of the Senate Counting Software'.

Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 15:43:41 +1000
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request received on 6 May 2021 [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]
From: Vanessa Teague <>
To: Legal Services Mailbox <>

Dear Legal Services Mailbox,

Yes, I agree to the exclusions you specified.

Yours sincerely,

Vanessa Teague

-----Original Message-----

Dear Ms Teague


I refer to your request for access to documents under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) received on 6 May 2021.


I have interpreted your request to be for documents that relate to the
conclusion of the identified contract.


We are considering the documents in scope of your request and seek your
agreement to exclude from scope the name and signature of the director of
the relevant company and the company’s bank details that are included on
an invoice.


Please let me know by 19 May 2021 if you agree to exclude the above
information from the scope of your request.


If you do not agree, the AEC will be required to consult with the third
party under s 27A of the FOI Act, which may extend the time to finalise
the request and provide you with a decision (see s 15(6) of the FOI Act).


Kind regards




Louise Parrott | Principal Government Lawyer

Legal Services Section | Legal & Procurement Branch

Australian Electoral Commission

T: (02) 6271 4662

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