Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

Greg McDonald made this Freedom of Information request to Attorney-General's Department

The request was refused by Attorney-General's Department.

From: Greg McDonald

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Dear Attorney-General's Department,

I would like to request the following information under the FOI Act:

Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

Yours faithfully,

Greg McDonald

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Attorney-General's Department

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for documents relating to the National Gender and Emergency
Management Guidelines. I would like to take this opportunity to
acknowledge your request.

 

I have taken your request to be for:

 

Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in
Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for documents relating to the National Gender and Emergency
Management Guidelines. I would like to take this opportunity to
acknowledge your request.

 

I have taken your request to be for:

 

Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in
Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

 

If you disagree with this interpretation of your request, please let me
know as soon as possible.

 

We received your request on 24 April 2016 and the 30 day statutory period
for processisng your request commenced from the day after that date. You
should  therefore expect a decision on 22 May 2017.

 

It is the usual practice of the department to not disclose the names and
contact details of junior officers of the department and other government
agencies, where thatpersonal information is contained in documents within
the scope of the request. The names and contact details of senior officers
will generally be disclosed. We will take if that you agree to the removal
of junior officers’ personal information unless you advise that you would
like us to consider releasing that information as part of the documents
you have requested.

 

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may later be
published online on our disclosure log
[1]http://www.ag.gov.au/RightsAndProtection...,
subject to certain exceptions.

 

We will contact you using the email address you provided. Please advise if
you would prefer us to use an alternative means of contact.

 

If you have any questions, please contact me by telephone on (02) 6141
6666 or by email [2][AGD request email].

 

Kind regards,

Courtney

 

 

Courtney

Freedom of Information and Privacy Section

Strategy and Delivery Division | Attorney-General’s Department

T: (02) 6141 6666 | E: [3][AGD request email]

 

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UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

Please accept my apologies, the below email contained a small
administrative error. The statutory deadline of 30 days for processing
your request will expire on 24 May 2017, as opposed to 22 May 2017 as
previously stated.

 

The department will formally respond to you prior to the deadline.

 

Please contact me should you have queries.

 

Kind regards,

Courtney

 

Freedom of Information and Privacy Section

Strategy and Delivery Division | Attorney-General’s Department

T: (02) 6141 6666 | E: [1][AGD request email]

 

From: FOI Requests
Sent: Monday, 8 May 2017 8:49 AM
To: 'Greg McDonald'
Cc: FOI Requests
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Agendas or briefing
documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand in
April 2017. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for documents relating to the National Gender and Emergency
Management Guidelines. I would like to take this opportunity to
acknowledge your request.

 

I have taken your request to be for:

 

Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in
Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for documents relating to the National Gender and Emergency
Management Guidelines. I would like to take this opportunity to
acknowledge your request.

 

I have taken your request to be for:

 

Agendas or briefing documents relating to the Five Eyes meeting in
Queenstown, New Zealand in April 2017.

 

If you disagree with this interpretation of your request, please let me
know as soon as possible.

 

We received your request on 24 April 2016 and the 30 day statutory period
for processisng your request commenced from the day after that date. You
should  therefore expect a decision on 22 May 2017.

 

It is the usual practice of the department to not disclose the names and
contact details of junior officers of the department and other government
agencies, where thatpersonal information is contained in documents within
the scope of the request. The names and contact details of senior officers
will generally be disclosed. We will take if that you agree to the removal
of junior officers’ personal information unless you advise that you would
like us to consider releasing that information as part of the documents
you have requested.

 

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may later be
published online on our disclosure log
[2]http://www.ag.gov.au/RightsAndProtection...,
subject to certain exceptions.

 

We will contact you using the email address you provided. Please advise if
you would prefer us to use an alternative means of contact.

 

If you have any questions, please contact me by telephone on (02) 6141
6666 or by email [3][AGD request email].

 

Kind regards,

Courtney

 

 

Courtney

Freedom of Information and Privacy Section

Strategy and Delivery Division | Attorney-General’s Department

T: (02) 6141 6666 | E: [4][AGD request email]

 

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From: Greg McDonald

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Dear Courtney,

Thank you for your update. I look forward to hearing from you on the 24th.

Yours sincerely,

Greg McDonald

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UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr McDonald,

 

Please find attached a decision with respect to your Freedom of
Information request, received by the department on 24 April 2017.

 

Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact the FOI team on
(02) 6141 6666 or [1][AGD request email].

 

Kind regards,

Courtney

 

Courtney

Freedom of Information and Privacy Section

Strategy and Delivery Division | Attorney-General’s Department

T: (02) 6141 6666 | E: [2][AGD request email]

 

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