As at 25/5/2020, the total EOI for 189 Software Developers (Onshore)

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From: Neeraj

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Is it possible to know the number of onshore applications in queue for 189 Software Developer (261312) between points 80 - 105 as at 26th May 2020

Thank you for your time and help

Yours faithfully,

Niraj Bohra

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Department of Home Affairs

UNCLASSIFIED

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:         FA 20/05/01104

File Number:          OBJ2020/18023 

Dear Niraj Bohra

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 28 May 2020 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health
Organisation ([1]link). As the Department focuses its efforts on managing
the impact of COVID-19 on its critical services and employees, other
non-critical services may not be delivered within expected timeframes. We
apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this
period.

Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

The number of onshore applications in queue for 189 Software Developer
(261312) between points 80 - 105  as at 26th May 2020.

Your request was received by the Department on 28 May 2020 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 20/05/01104 . Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information
Section.

Timeframe for receiving your decision

 

The statutory timeframe for processing a request is 30 days from the date
upon which your application was received by the Department.

 

Your review rights in relation to your request are available on the
website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner [2]here.

Exclusion of staff details

 

The Department’s policy is to exclude the personal details of staff not in
the Senior Executive Service (SES), as well as the direct contact details
of SES staff, contained in documents that fall within scope of an FOI
request. If you require personal details of non-SES officers, or direct
contact details of SES staff, please inform us so the decision maker may
consider your request. Otherwise we will take it that you agree to that
information being excluded from the scope of your request.

 

Duplicate documents

 

If the FOI decision-maker deems a document to be a duplicate, they will
not assess those pages as part of your FOI request. This means that if a
there is a decision to release the document to you, you will receive only
one copy, even if multiple copies of that document exists.

Publication of document

 

Where documents are released to you in response to your request, the
Department may be required to publish these documents on its website
within 10 working days in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act.
Publication will not be required where the documents contain personal or
business affairs information.

Contacting the FOI Section

 

Should you wish to discuss your request you may contact the FOI Section at
[3][DIBP request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information

FOI & Records Management Branch | Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs | [4]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

E: [5][DIBP request email]

 

 

Dear Department of Home Affairs,

 

Is it possible to know the number of onshore applications in queue for 189
Software Developer (261312) between points 80 - 105  as at 26th May 2020

 

Thank you for your time and help

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Niraj Bohra

 

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Department of Home Affairs

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Niraj Bohra

You have requested data relating “The number of onshore applications in
queue for 189 Software Developer (261312) between points 80 - 105  as at
26th May 2020”. Your request requires additional clarification in order to
be processed.

 

Please confirm if you are requesting the data for “visa applications on
hand” or “EOIs submitted and on hand”.

 

Please respond by Tuesday 2 June 2020 to continue the processing of your
FOI request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information

FOI & Records Management Branch | Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs | [1]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

E: [2][DIBP request email]

 

 

 

 

From: FOI
Sent: Thursday, 28 May 2020 11:00 AM
To: '[FOI #6362 email]'
<[FOI #6362 email]>
Subject: HPRM: Acknowledgement – FOI request FA 20/05/01104
[SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:         FA 20/05/01104

File Number:          OBJ2020/18023 

Dear Niraj Bohra

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 28 May 2020 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health
Organisation ([3]link). As the Department focuses its efforts on managing
the impact of COVID-19 on its critical services and employees, other
non-critical services may not be delivered within expected timeframes. We
apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this
period.

Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

The number of onshore applications in queue for 189 Software Developer
(261312) between points 80 - 105  as at 26th May 2020.

Your request was received by the Department on 28 May 2020 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 20/05/01104 . Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information
Section.

Timeframe for receiving your decision

 

The statutory timeframe for processing a request is 30 days from the date
upon which your application was received by the Department.

 

Your review rights in relation to your request are available on the
website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner [4]here.

Exclusion of staff details

 

The Department’s policy is to exclude the personal details of staff not in
the Senior Executive Service (SES), as well as the direct contact details
of SES staff, contained in documents that fall within scope of an FOI
request. If you require personal details of non-SES officers, or direct
contact details of SES staff, please inform us so the decision maker may
consider your request. Otherwise we will take it that you agree to that
information being excluded from the scope of your request.

 

Duplicate documents

 

If the FOI decision-maker deems a document to be a duplicate, they will
not assess those pages as part of your FOI request. This means that if a
there is a decision to release the document to you, you will receive only
one copy, even if multiple copies of that document exists.

Publication of document

 

Where documents are released to you in response to your request, the
Department may be required to publish these documents on its website
within 10 working days in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act.
Publication will not be required where the documents contain personal or
business affairs information.

Contacting the FOI Section

 

Should you wish to discuss your request you may contact the FOI Section at
[5][DIBP request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information

FOI & Records Management Branch | Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs | [6]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

E: [7][DIBP request email]

 

 

Dear Department of Home Affairs,

 

Is it possible to know the number of onshore applications in queue for 189
Software Developer (261312) between points 80 - 105  as at 26th May 2020

 

Thank you for your time and help

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Niraj Bohra

 

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:

[8][FOI #6362 email]

 

Is [9][DIBP request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
requests to Department of Home Affairs? If so, please contact us using
this form:

[10]https://www.righttoknow.org.au/change_re...

 

This request has been made by an individual using Right to Know. This
message and any reply that you make will be published on the internet.
More information on how Right to Know works can be found at:

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manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

 

 

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From: Neeraj

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Dear FOI,

I am sorry for the incomplete response. I would be grateful for EOIs submitted and on hand.

Yours sincerely,

Neeraj

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Department of Home Affairs

UNCLASSIFIED

Good afternoon,

We are working on being able to provide you with some information soon.

Regards,
Freedom of Information Section
FOI and Records Management Branch
Data Division | Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs

E: [DIBP request email]
T: 6264 1111

UNCLASSIFIED

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From: Neeraj

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Dear FOI,

Thanks for your timely update on FA 20/05/01104.

Yours sincerely,

Neeraj

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From: FOI
Department of Home Affairs

UNCLASSIFIED

Good morning,

I refer to your request received on 28 May 2020 for access to documents under the FOI Act.

The current due date for your request is 27 June 2020.

Due to the number of requests currently being processed by our office, we will not be able to finalise your request by the original due date.

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days. This would extend the due date for your request to 27 July 2020.

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could provide a response to this request by close of business, Friday 26 June 2020.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI section on the details below.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information
FOI and Records Management Branch | Data Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs | Email: [DIBP request email]

UNCLASSIFIED

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From: Neeraj

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for the update.

Yours sincerely,

Neeraj

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Department of Home Affairs

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Neeraj,

Thank you for your email.

Please confirm if you agree to an extension of time.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information
FOI and Records Management Branch | Data Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs | Email: [DIBP request email]

UNCLASSIFIED

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From: Neeraj

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Dear FOI,

Yes I agree with the extension of time.

Yours sincerely,

Neeraj

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