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Dear NSW Department of Family and Community Services,
Hi i was referred by Woy Woy childrens court to you. They said my certificates would be with you?

School certificate, parenting course and DV courses I'm not sure what else. It's been eight years.

Yours faithfully,
Serena sales

Date of birth 30/04/1987

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Department of Communities and Justice | Legal

Locked Bag 5000

Parramatta NSW 2124

[2]www.dcj.nsw.gov.au

 

Our Ref: 24/16912

Our Ref: GIPA24/2093

 

 

 

Dear Ms Sales

 

 

Invalid GIPA access application

 

 

I refer to your application under the Government Information (Public
Access) Act 2009 (the GIPA Act), lodged with the Department of Communities
and Justice (the department).

 

Please be advised that your application is invalid and cannot proceed
until such time that the department, receives the following:

 

o Application fee in the sum of $30.00. This requirement is in
accordance with section 41(1)(c) of the GIPA Act. The Formal Access
Application fee may be reduced to $15.00 if you receive/s a statutory
benefit. If the fee reduction is being claimed, you must provide a
copy of your Pension or Health Care Card together with the payment.

 

The application fee may be paid by any of the following methods:

 

 1. Cheque or Money Order made payable to the Department of Communities
and Justice.

 

 2. Electronic funds transfer (EFT) to the following account:

 

Account Name: Department of Communities & Justice
BSB: 032-001
Account No.: 169 197

 

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making the payment and attach proof of payment by email to
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to be sent directly to your nominated email address that will enable
you to pay through our secure, online portal.

 

o A postal or email address that allows the department to correspond
with you in connection with the application.
o Proof of identification for yourself, i.e. an Australian Driver
Licence, a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, etc.

 

o You have not provided enough details in relation to the Corrective
Services NSW information that you are seeking. Section 41(e) of the
GIPA Act specifies that for an application to be valid it must include
such information as is reasonably necessary to enable the government
information applied for to be identified. The information holdings of
department are vast and without more specific information about the
type of records you are seeking with a specified date range, it is
difficult for a search to be conducted.

 

To assist you I have attached a Fact Sheet outlining the types of records
held by the department’s Corrective Services NSW. Further, I suggest the
following scope with your MIN number and an applicable date range
specified:

 

o A copy of the following Corrective Services NSW records held by the
Department of Communities and Justices in relation to Serena Sales DOB
30/04/1987– MIN number XXXXX - for the period of XX/XX/XXXX to
XX/XX/XXXX:

 

 1. Inmate Profile Document
 2. Offender Information Management System notes
 3. Case Management Files
 4. Psychology files
 5. Education file
 6. Community Corrections reports
 7. Warrant Files

 

o We require further details in relation to your request for child
protection related information. Section 41(e) of the GIPA Act
specifies that for an application to be valid it must include such
information as is reasonably necessary to enable the government
information applied for to be identified. The information holdings of
the department are vast and without more specific information about
the type of records you are seeking and a specific date range, it is
difficult for a search to be conducted.

 

To assist you with your request for information, I have attached a fact
sheet which outlines the record holdings of the department, i.e. the
former Department of Family and Communities.

 

If you are seeking child protection related information in relation to
you, I suggest that you request access to the following
information/records with a specified date range:

 

·        A copy of the following child protection related
information/records held by the Department of Communities and Justice in
relation to Serena Sales DOB 30/04/1987, for the period of XX/XX/XXXX to
XX/XX/XXXX:

o Child protection files
o Family Casework files

 

If you do not agree that your application is invalid, you may seek a
review of this decision under Part 5 of the GIPA Act, by requesting any
one of the following:

 

o An internal review which must be lodged with the department within 20
working days of this notice of decision. You must lodge your internal
review at the address shown at the bottom of the first page and must
be accompanied by the appropriate application fee of $40.
o Alternatively, a request for an external review may be lodged with
either the Information and Privacy Commission, or the NSW Civil and
Administrative Tribunal. Please note that you must lodge your request
for an external review within 8 weeks of this notice of decision.

 

If you have any queries about your application, please contact our office
on (02) 9716 2662 or at [4][email address].

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Naila Saleh

OGIP Paralegal

Open Government Information and Privacy

Department of Communities and Justice

 

T 02 9716 2662 E [5][email address]

 

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Parramatta NSW 2124

 

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I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and pay respects to
Elders past and present. I also acknowledge all the Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander staff working with NSW Government at this time.

 

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From: Serena Sales <[FOI #11445 email]>
Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2024 2:47 PM
To: Right to Information Unit <[email address]>
Subject: Government Information (Public Access) request - Certificates

 

Dear NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Hi i was referred by
Woy Woy childrens court to you. They said my certificates would be with
you? School certificate, parenting course and DV courses I'm not sure what
else. It's been eight

Dear NSW Department of Family and Community Services,

Hi i was referred by Woy Woy childrens court to you. They said my certificates would be with you?

 

School certificate, parenting course and DV courses I'm not sure what else. It's been eight years.

 

Yours faithfully,

Serena sales

 

Date of birth 30/04/1987

 

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