Dear Department of Defence,
I would like to request information on Airsoft usage in Australia's defence force. The major points that I would like to know are how long has Airsoft been used in Australian defence force, For what purposes has it been used in the defence force and why the defence force has chosen Airsoft as opposed to forms of paintball or simunition projectiles
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Good afternoon Mr Mildenhall,
Thank you for your e-mail in relation to Airsoft in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Unfortunately your request, in its current form, is not considered to be a valid Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Under the provisions of the FOI Act, we are required to provide documents not information. In this instance, you have asked a series of questions in relation to the use of Airsoft in the ADF. If you wish to seek access to documents and proceed with an FOI request we would ask that you provide more details in relation to the specific documents you are seeking, including a date range. This will enable our office to identify the documents and enable proper searches to be conducted within our Department.
If you have not resubmitted your request to our office by Tuesday 04 October 2016, no further action will be taken and your matter will be deemed to be complete.
If you require any further assistance, please contact our office by telephone on 02 626 62200 or via e-mail at [email address].
Good morning Mr Mildenhall
Please find attached a Notice of Preliminary Assessment of Charges
relating to your FOI Request 097/16/17.
Case Manager, Freedom of Information
Information Management and Access
Governance and Reform Division
Department of Defence
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(02) 6266 2912
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