Children killed in the Palestinian Territories

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Dear Minister for Finance,

I am requesting the following documents under the FOI act:

All public speeches made by the Minister for Finance that contain a condemnation about the killing of children in the occupied Palestinian Territories, specifically in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip since the 7th October 2023. I require all draft and final versions of these speeches.

Yours faithfully,

The FOI People

FOI Requests, Minister for Finance

Thank you for your email, which has been forwarded to the Department’s FOI
Team for their consideration. A member of the FOI Team will respond to
your email in the next couple of days.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Coordinator

 

FOI Requests, Minister for Finance

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OFFICIAL

 

Good afternoon,

Thank you for your below email to the Department of Finance (Finance).

You have indicated that the below FOI request is directed at the Finance
Minister’s office. You have requested:

All public speeches made by the Minister for Finance that contain a
condemnation about the killing of children in the occupied Palestinian
Territories, specifically in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza
Strip since the 7th October 2023. I require all draft and final versions
of these speeches.

If you intended for solely the Minister for Finance to consider this
request, we suggest you send this to [1][email address]
and advise that you do not require Finance to take any further action.

 

Otherwise, grateful if you could confirm if you intend for Finance to
process this request.

 

Kind regards,

FOI Team

 

FOI Officer | Legal and Assurance Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

 

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Dear FOI Requests,

This request was made on the Right to Know website and it is directed to the Minister for Finance. If you can forward the request to that office.

Otherwise, lets continue with the FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

The FOI People

FOI Requests, Minister for Finance

Thank you for your email, which has been forwarded to the Department’s FOI
Team for their consideration. A member of the FOI Team will respond to
your email in the next couple of days.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Coordinator

 

FOI Requests, Minister for Finance

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OFFICIAL

 

 

Good morning,

 

Freedom of Information Request – FOI 23-24/158

Thank you for your email to the Department of Finance (Finance) requesting
access to the following documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (FOI Act):

All public speeches made by the Minister for Finance that contain a
condemnation about the killing of children in the occupied Palestinian
Territories, specifically in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza
Strip since the 7th October 2023. I require all draft and final versions
of these speeches.

 

The subject matter of the requested documents is more closely connected
with the functions of the Minister for Finance. As such, Finance has
transferred your request, in full to the Finance Minister’s office under
section 16 of the FOI Act. 

 

The Finance Minister’s office will contact you in due course, however, if
you have any queries in the interim, please send any correspondence to
[1][email address] .

 

Kind regards

 

 

FOI Officer | Legal and Assurance Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

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Bailey, Michael, Minister for Finance

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OFFICIAL

 

Good morning

RE: Acknowledgment of Freedom of Information Request and Transfer

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request to the Department of
Finance, received on 22 May 2024, regarding access to documents under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act). As outlined in your request,
you seek access to documents relating to:

 

o “All public speeches made by the Minister for Finance that contain a
condemnation about the killing of children in the occupied Palestinian
Territories, specifically in East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the
Gaza Strip since 7 October 2023. You require all draft and final
versions of these speeches.”

 

The subject matter of the requested documents is more closely connected
with the functions of the Minister for Finance. Consequently, the
Department of Finance has transferred your request, in full, to our office
under section 16 of the FOI Act.

 

Please be advised that the statutory period for processing your request
commenced from 23 May 2024, with a decision due by 22 June 2024, in
accordance with Section 15(5)(b) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

 

Consultation:

 

The period of 30 days may be extended if we need to consult third parties
or for other reasons. We will advise you if this happens.

 

Charges:

 

You may be notified of any processing charges applicable to your request.
We will provide you with an estimate of these charges before processing
your request further or imposing a final charge. Charges are assessed
based on the time spent searching for, retrieving, and copying the
documents, among other factors.

 

Your prompt response to any notice of charges will help avoid delays in
processing your request.

 

Additional information:

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office
via [email address] or myself directly on this email.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Michael Bailey

 

Office of Senator Katy Gallagher

Minister for Finance

Minister for Women

Minister for the Public Service

Manager of Government Business in the Senate

Senator for the Australian Capital Territory

Parliament House (02) 6277 7400

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From: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 11:40 AM
To: The FOI People <[FOI #11442 email]>
Cc: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Subject: FOI 23-24/158 Request has been transferred to Minister for
Finance's office [SEC=OFFICIAL]

 

OFFICIAL

 

 

Good morning,

 

Freedom of Information Request – FOI 23-24/158

Thank you for your email (23/05/24) to the Department of Finance (Finance)
requesting access to the following documents under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act)

All public speeches made by the Minister for Finance that contain a
condemnation about the killing of children in the occupied Palestinian
Territories, specifically in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza
Strip since the 7th October 2023. I require all draft and final versions
of these speeches.

 

The subject matter of the requested documents is more closely connected
with the functions of the Minister for Finance. As such, Finance has
transferred your request, in full to the Finance Minister’s office under
section 16 of the FOI Act.

 

The Finance Minister’s office will contact you in due course, however, if
you have any queries in the interim, please send any correspondence to
[1][email address] .

 

Kind regards

 

 

FOI Officer | Legal and Assurance Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

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