8 April 2022
Alvaro Diaz Lema
BY EMAIL: email@example.com
In reply please quote:
FOI Request: FA 22/02/00598
File Number: OBJ2022/3452
Dear Alvaro Diaz,
I refer to your email dated 9 February 2022 in which you request access to documents held by
the Department of Home Affairs (Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
You have requested access to:
The number of tourism visa application (subclass 600) that were granted and lodge from the
period between November 2021 til January 2022.
Can you also advice the current visa backlog (number of visa application and the date range) in
this visa subclass?
On 9 March 2022, Department notified you of a requirement to pay a processing charge of $30.00
in respect of your request.
In particular, Department notified you that, within 30 days of receipt of that letter, you must either:
• agree to pay the charge; or
• contend that the charge has been wrongly assessed, should be reduced, or should not
be imposed; or
• withdraw the request.
Department notified you that if, within 30 days of receipt of that letter, you failed to notify
Department of one of the above matters, your request would be considered to have been
The 30 day period has now expired and Department does not appear to have heard from you in
response to that Notice. As such, in accordance with section 29 of the FOI Act, Department
considers that your request has been withdrawn.
If you have any enquiries concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me on
02 6275 5621.
Position Number: 60100057
Authorised Decision Maker
Department of Home Affairs
6 Chan Street Belconnon ACT 2617
PO Box 25 Belconnen ACT 2616 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • www.homeaffairs.gov.au