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Dear Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,

This request is to access information under the Freedom of Information Act 1982. (FOI)

I would like documents of the descriptions of all Australian Passports designs throughout history.

Yours faithfully,

Chris H

FOI, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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OFFICIAL

 

FOI Request: LEX5184

 

Dear Applicant,

 

Thank you for your email dated 2 March 2022 seeking access to documents
under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

 

This email sets out some information about how your request will be
processed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

 

Scope of request:

We have interpreted the scope of your request, as seeking to access:

 

      “I would like documents of the descriptions of all Australian
Passports designs throughout history.”

 

If it emerges that the scope of your request is unclear or is too large
for processing, the department will contact you to discuss re-scoping the
request.

 

Timeframe for receiving our decision:

We received your request on 2 March 2022 and the 30-day statutory period
for processing your request commenced from the day after that date. The
period of 30 days may be extended in certain circumstances. We will advise
you if any extension of time is required.

 

Charges:

Please note that the Department may issue charges for processing FOI
requests. We will advise you of any relevant charges when we are in a
position to estimate the resources required to process your request.

 

Disclosure log:

Please note that, with some exceptions (such as personal information),
documents released under the FOI Act may later be published on the
department’s disclosure log:
[1]https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/corpora....

 

Exclusion of officials’ names and contact details:

It is the Department’s policy to withhold the mobile numbers of all
government officials, and the names and contact details of government
officials not in the Senior Executive Service (SES) or equivalent. If you
require the mobile numbers of all government officials, or the names and
contact details of non-SES officials, please let us know at
[2][DFAT request email] so the decision-maker may consider; otherwise we will
take it that you agree to that information being excluded from the scope
of your request.

 

Personal Information:

If we need to consult with other people or organisations regarding your
FOI request, we may need to disclose your personal information (e.g. your
name).  When we consult it may be apparent that you have made a request,
even if we do not disclose your identity. Please let us know if you have
any concerns in this regard. The Department’s privacy policy is available
at dfat.gov.au/privacy.html.

 

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to
contact us by return e-mail at [3][DFAT request email]

 

Kind regards,

 

 

DFAT FOI Team

Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section
Legal Division | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
[4]DFAT.GOV.AU | [5]Twitter | [6]Facebook | [7]Flickr | [8]YouTube

 

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OFFICIAL

 

 

FOI Reference: LEX5184

 

Dear applicant,

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request made to the Department of Foreign
Affairs and Trade (the department).

 

The department continues to process your request, and is currently
undertaking searches across multiple line areas to identify relevant
document holdings.

 

We write to seek your agreement to an extension of 30 days to process your
FOI request in accordance with section 15AA of the FOI Act.

The additional time will enable the department to finalise its processes
and provide you with an outcome.

 

Please be assured that we will continue to process your request as quickly
as possible, and will provide an outcome to you as soon as it is
available.

 

If you are minded to agree, we would be grateful if you could please
confirm your agreement by COB 21 March 2022.

If we do not hear from you, we may apply to the Office of the Australian
Information Commissioner for an extension to the statutory timeframe.

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact
[1][DFAT request email].

 

Kind regards,

DFAT FOI Team

Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section
Legal Division | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
[2]DFAT.GOV.AU | [3]Twitter | [4]Facebook | [5]Flickr | [6]YouTube

 

 

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OFFICIAL

 

 

FOI Reference: LEX5184

 

Dear applicant,

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request made to the Department of Foreign
Affairs and Trade (the department).

 

The department continues to process your request, and is currently
undertaking searches across multiple line areas to identify relevant
document holdings.

 

We write to seek your agreement to an extension of 30 days to process your
FOI request in accordance with section 15AA of the FOI Act.

The additional time will enable the department to finalise its processes
and provide you with an outcome.

 

Please be assured that we will continue to process your request as quickly
as possible, and will provide an outcome to you as soon as it is
available.

 

If you are minded to agree, we would be grateful if you could please
confirm your agreement by COB 23 March 2022.

If we do not hear from you, we may apply to the Office of the Australian
Information Commissioner for an extension to the statutory timeframe.

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact
[1][DFAT request email].

 

Kind regards,

DFAT FOI Team

Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section
Legal Division | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
[2]DFAT.GOV.AU | [3]Twitter | [4]Facebook | [5]Flickr | [6]YouTube

 

 

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OFFICIAL

 

FOI Reference: LEX5184

 

Dear Chris

 

Please find attached correspondence regarding your FOI request –
LEX5184.                                                         

 

Kind regards

 

 

DFAT FOI Team

Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section
Legal Division | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
[1]DFAT.GOV.AU | [2]Twitter | [3]Facebook | [4]Flickr | [5]YouTube

 

 

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