Original FOI request
Dear FOI officer
I’d be grateful if you’re able to accept this as a request under the FOI Act.
In 2012 the then 'Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing' drafted proposed amendments to
the humanitarian overseas service medal declaration to extend eligibility to specific commercial
contractors. In this case to
From what I recall phone call and email correspondence regarding the proposed amendment
occurred between AG, PMC and AusAID around February and September 2012.
I seek a copy of proposed amendment and any documents including emails related to that
Please let me know if you require further information.
Request for internal review
Dear s 22 ,
I’m following up my 10 October email to OPC.
I’d be grateful if OPC can review their decision not to disclose the documents I seek, cited in
decision letter c19/77 attached.
I respectfully contend the section 42(1) exemption doesn’t appear to apply in this case as AusAID
disclosed the proposed amendment of humanitarian overseas service medal (iraq) declaration
2004 to extend to specified commercial contractors to me in March 2012. AusAID apparently
waived the legal professional privilege after engaging in conduct that is inconsistent with the
maintenance of that privilege.
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