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Dear Department of Defence,

I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

I wish to request two documents:

1. The AGSVA “vetting decision risk model” referred to in paragraph 2.13 of the ANAO’s 2018 report on Mitigating Insider Threats through Personnel Security.

2. The “structured professional judgement instrument” referred to in the same paragraph.

Regards,

Joseph Semmens

FOI, Department of Defence

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Good afternoon,

 

Thank you for contacting Freedom of Information at the Department of
Defence.

We have received your email and you will be advised of the status of your
inquiry by an FOI team member soon.

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Emma Anderson | Freedom of Information
Enterprise Reform Branch | Governance and Reform Division | Department of
Defence
t (02) 6266 3458| e [1][email address]

 

 

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Groves, Joanne MRS, Department of Defence

OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Semmens,

 

I refer to your correspondence of 6 November 2020, seeking access under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to documents held by the
Department of Defence (Defence). This email is to advise you that your
request has been received and allocated to a Case Manager.

 

The scope of your request is:

 

“1. The AGSVA “vetting decision risk model” referred to in paragraph 2.13 of the
ANAO’s 2018 report on Mitigating Insider Threats through Personnel Security.

2. The “structured professional judgement instrument” referred to in the same
paragraph.”

 

Please note that Defence does not release information that is considered
‘personal information’ of individuals other than the applicant; this
includes private email addresses, signatures, personnel (PMKeyS) numbers
and mobile telephone numbers, unless you specifically request such
details. Defence excludes duplicates of documents and any documents sent
to or from you. Furthermore, Defence only considers final versions of
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this office by 13 November 2020 so that the decision maker can consider
your request.

 

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Regulations. You will be notified separately if your request attracts a
charge. Please note that there is no charge for documents that contain the
personal information of the applicant.

 

The statutory deadline for you to receive a response to your request is 6
December 2020.

 

Please note that where the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public
holiday, the timeframe will expire on the next working day. This is in
accordance with the FOI Guidelines issued by the Office of the Australian
Information Commissioner.

 

I am the Case Manager for this request. Should you have any questions
relating to your request, please do not hesitate to contact me via email.

 

Kind regards,

Jo

 

Jo Groves | Assistant Director Freedom of Information Media & Sensitive
Enterprise Reform Branch | Governance and Reform Division | Department of
Defence
CP1-6-029 Campbell Park Offices ACT 2600
t (02) 6266 3678

m 0417 058 385

 

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FOI Case Management, Department of Defence

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OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Semmens

 

Please find attached the decision and documents relating to Defence FOI
204/20/21.

 

FOI Disclosure Log

In accordance with the requirements of section 11C of the FOI Act, Defence
is required to publish details of information released under the FOI Act.
Defence publishes identified documents relating to finalised requests
within five working days of receipt by the applicant or immediately
following any publication of the released material. Defence will also
publish the statement of reasons with privacy deletions.  This request
will be published on 11 December 2020.

 

Rights of Review

Under section 54 of the FOI Act, you are entitled to request a review of
this decision. Your review rights are attached.

 

Should you have any questions in regard to this matter please contact this
office.

 

Regards

 

FOI Case Management

Department of Defence

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Please be advised the Department is subject to a stand-down period from 24
Dec 20 – 3 Jan 21 (inclusive) The FOI Directorate will endeavour to
finalise requests prior to this period where possible, however all
applications received which will have a due date in this period will have
a 30 day extension applied to the statutory timeframe.

 

 

IMPORTANT: This email remains the property of the Department of Defence.
Unauthorised communication and dealing with the information in the email
may be a serious criminal offence. If you have received this email in
error, you are requested to contact the sender and delete the email
immediately.

 

 

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