Addition of "theology" or "religion" to the list of travel exemption requirements

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From: Chris F

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Under Freedom of Information Act 1982 I request the following:

* Any documents relating to the addition of "theology" or "religion" to the list of Travel exemption requirements for individuals in critical sectors or with critical skills.

Documents related to the changing of the website below:

* https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/criti...

* Any other relevant documents.

Yours faithfully,

Chris F

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FOI Request: FA 20/09/00262
File Number: OBJ2020/28746

Dear Chris F,

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 4 September 2020 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

Scope of request
You have requested access to the following:

Any documents relating to the addition of "theology" or "religion" to the list of Travel exemption requirements for individuals in critical sectors or with critical skills.

Documents related to the changing of the website below:

* <https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/criti...>

* Any other relevant documents.

Your request was received by the Department on 4 September 2020 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 20/09/00262 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.
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