This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Number of Applicants Awaiting Citizenship Ceremony'.

1 April 2022 
In reply please quote: 
FOI Request:  FA 22/02/01026 
File Number:  OBJ2022/4228 
Dear Mr Abdul 
Freedom of Information (FOI) request - Access Decision 
On 18 February 2022, the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) received a request for 
access to document under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act). 
The purpose of this letter is to provide you with a decision on your request for access under the 
FOI Act. 

Scope of request 
You have requested access to the fol owing document: 
  1.  I am looking for the total number of people who have got their citizenship 
application approved, but who have not been invited yet to the citizenship 
ceremonies at end of each month at Liverpool City Council from 01/01/2021 to 
2. I am also looking for the Total number of people who attended a citizenship 
ceremony at end of each month at Liverpool City Council from 01/01/2021 to 

Authority to make decision 
I am an officer authorised under section 23 of the FOI Act to make decisions in respect of 
requests to access document or to amend or annotate records. 

Relevant material  
In reaching my decision I referred to the following:  
•  the terms of your request 
•  the document relevant to the request 
6 Chan Street Belconnen ACT 2616 
PO BOX 25 Belconnen ACT 2616 • Telephone: 02 8666 6565 • Fax:  • 

•  the FOI Act 
•  Guidelines published by the Office of the Information Commissioner under section 93A 
of the FOI Act (the FOI Guidelines) 
•  advice  from Departmental officers with responsibility for matters relating to the 
document to which you sought access 

Document in scope of request 
In accordance with section 17 of the FOI Act, the Department has used its computer system 
to produce one document that contains  information that falls within the scope of your 
request. The data produced in the document existed in the possession of the Department 
on 18 February 2022 when your FOI request was received.  

The decision in relation to the document in the possession of the Department which fall 
within the scope of your request is as follows: 
•  Release one document in full 

A copy of the FOI Act is available at 
If you are unable to access the legislation through this website, please contact our office 
for a copy. 

Your Review Rights 
Review by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 
You may apply directly to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) for 
a review of this decision.  You must apply in writing within 60 days of this notice.  For further 
information about review rights and how to submit a request for a review to the OAIC, 
please see Fact Sheet 12 "Freedom of information – Your review rights", available online 

Making a Complaint 
You may complain to the Australian Information Commissioner about action taken by the 
Department in relation to your request. 
Your enquiries to the Australian Information Commissioner can be directed to: 
Phone 1300 363 992 (local call charge) 
There is no particular form required to make a complaint to the Australian Information 
Commissioner. The request should be in writing and should set out the grounds on which 
it is considered that the action taken in relation to the request should be investigated and 
identify the Department of Home Affairs as the relevant agency. 

Contacting the FOI Section 
Should you wish to discuss this decision, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI Section 
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Yours sincerely 
[Electronically signed] 
Min Ai  
Position Number: 60120967 
Authorised Decision Maker 
Department of Home Affairs 
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