15 February 2015
Mr Fred Domrange
By email: [FOI #911 email]
Dear Mr Domrange
FOI REQUEST - REFERENCE NUMBER 2015-006
I refer to your request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
(the FOI Act) in your email of 5 February 2015. Specifically, you have sought access to the
o The raw dataset and/or database of all the Hottest 100 votes for the 2014
o Any lists of the top songs, which include the total number of votes.
I confirm that the 30 day statutory period for processing your request commenced from the
day after your application was received, being 6 February 2015.
Subject to any suspension of the processing period or extension of the time for deciding this
application, the ABC is required to make a determination in relation to this application by 9
Please note that processing charges may be imposed and that consultation with third parties
may be required. If it is necessary to seek agreement to pay charges or to consult with third
parties, additional processing time is provided under the FOI Act. You will be advised of any
charges as well as any need to consult third parties in relation to your request.
Please note that the ABC is required by the FOI Act to publish decisions and accessed
information on its website within 10 working days after the release of the documents to the
You should also be aware that by making an FOI request, you may be providing personal
information to the ABC. The ABC will manage any such information in accordance with the
Please note that personal information (such as
your name) may be disclosed in the course of processing this request, for instance for the
purposes of consultation or internal reporting.
I will consider your request and provide you with a decision as soon as practicable.
Head, Corporate Governance