8 October 2021
Dear Eliza, Freedom of Information Request
The purpose of this letter is to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information
(Cth) (FOI Act) that the eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) received on 24 September 2021. Scope of your request
I understand your request is for:
'Any emails and correspondence from the eSafety Commissioner or final documents that
contain the following phrases:
"NCOSE", "Morality in Media"', "Ending Sexploitation Podcast", "The National Center on
I understand your reference to ‘emails and correspondence from the eSafety Commissioner’ to be
emails or correspondence sent by the eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant.
I understand your request does not include news articles or publicly available information.
I understand the period of your request to be 1 July 2021 to 24 September 2021.
eSafety wil begin processing your request pursuant to this understanding. Charges
The processing charges which eSafety is entitled to charge are prescribed in the Freedom of
Information (Charges) Regulations 2019
. These charges include:
searching and retrieving ($15 per hour)
making a decision on access ($20 per hour after the first five hours, which are for free)
photocopying a written document (10 cents per page)
making a copy of a written document other than a photocopy ($4.40 per page)
postage or delivery (an amount not exceeding cost of postage or delivery)
transcribing ($4.40 per page)
supervising, if the applicant wishes to inspect ($6.25 per half an hour, or part thereof).
eSafety will, in accordance with section 29 of the FOI Act, advise you if you are liable to pay any
charge and provide a preliminary assessment of those charges.
Timeframe for processing
eSafety received your initial request on 24 September 2021 and the 30-day statutory period for
processing your request commenced from the day after that date.
1800 880 176 E: email@example.com
The 30-day statutory period for processing your request concludes on 24 October 2021, but as this is
a Sunday, it becomes the next business day, Monday 25 October 2021.
However, the FOI Act provides for an extension of time in certain circumstances. Relevantly, the time
period can be extended by 30 days if third party consultation is required. I will inform you if the time
period needs to be extended pursuant to the FOI Act.
We will contact you via this email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), unless
you advise us otherwise.
Please note that eSafety generally publishes information released under the FOI Act on our disclosure
log, subject to exceptions.
Further information about the FOI Act, including eSafety’s publication obligations, is available
on our website at https://www.esafety.gov.au/about-us/corporate-documents/freedom-of-information.
If you have any questions, please contact me.
T: 1800 880 176 W: www.esafety.gov.au