GPO Box 700
Canberra ACT 2601
1800 800 110
23 June 2021
Shirley By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Shirley Freedom of Information Request: Acknowledgement
Thank you for your 2 requests of 9 June 2021 under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
Act) for copies of documents held by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Scope of your request
As per section 24(2)(b) of the FOI Act, an agency may treat 2 or more requests as a single
request if the subject matter is substantially the same; therefore, we have combined your 2
requests into one request.
The scope of this combined request is:
“…a copy of the NDIA's COVID-19 pandemic/epidemic risk, hazard and threat assessment
specific to the State of Victoria. That is, the structured, documented assessment informing
the NDIS’ classification and prioritisation of participants, providers, processes, staff,
physical sites and business activities rated as ‘high’, ‘medium’ or ‘low' risk. This applies for
both ‘COVID normal’ and ‘lockdown’ periods. In sum, the NDIS work product informing the
NDIA's business continuity and/or resilience action.
…a copy of the NDIA's COVID-19 pandemic/epidemic risk, hazard and threat assessment
specific to the State of New South Wales. That is, the structured, documented assessment
informing the NDIS’ classification and prioritisation of participants, providers, processes,
staff, physical sites and business activities rated as ‘high’, ‘medium’ or ‘low’ risk. This
applies for both ‘COVID normal’ and ‘lockdown’ periods. In sum, the NDIS work product
(risk assessment) informing the NDIA’s business continuity and/or resilience actions for the
Unless you advise otherwise by 5:00pm 25 June 2021, we will take it that you agree to the
names and contact details of NDIA staff being excluded from the scope of your request (that is,
the information will be treated as irrelevant). Processing timeframes
We received your requests on 9 June 2021 and the 30-day statutory period for processing your
request commenced from the day after that date. You should therefore expect a decision from
us by 9 July 2021.
The period may be extended if we need to consult with third parties or for other reasons. We will
advise you if this happens. Charges
We may apply a processing charge to your request and will advise you as soon as practicable
if a charge is payable. Disclosure Log
Information released under the FOI Act may be published on the NDIA’s disclosure log located
on our website, subject to certain exceptions.
If you have any concerns about the publication of information you have requested, please
contact us. Further help
Please contact us at email@example.com
if you have any questions or need help.
We will contact you using the email address you provided. Please advise if you would prefer us
to use an alternative means of contact.
Freedom of Information Officer
Parliamentary, Ministerial & FOI Branch