Community Heritage Program 2012/2013 - Oatlands Gaol Restoration and Interpretation Project

Rowena McDougall made this Freedom of Information request to Department of the Environment and Energy

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From: Rowena McDougall

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Dear Department of the Environment,

I am wanting to obtain a copy of a grant application and the acquittal report for a project that was funded under the Community Heritage Program in about 2012 - 2013. The project was restoration of the Oatlands Gaol in Oatlands, Tasmania, and installation of interpretation at the site to enable it to be open to the public.The applicant organisation was the Southern Midlands Council.

I am a private individual and resident of the Southern Midlands.

Thank you for your assistance

Yours faithfully,

Rowena McDougall
PO Box 71
Oatlands
Tasmania 7120

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From: FOI Contact Officer
Department of the Environment and Energy

Dear Ms McDougall

Freedom of Information Request no. 160510

 

I refer to your attached request for access to the documents under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982. You have requested the Application Form
and Final Report documents for the “Oatlands Gaol Walls Restoration
Project”.

 

We received your request on 23 May 2016. The 30 day statutory period for
processing your request commences from the day after that date. 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.

 

It is the usual practice of the Department to not release the names and
contact details of junior officers of the Department and other government
agencies and contact details of senior officers, where that personal
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It is also the usual practice of the Department to only release final
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We will contact you using the email you provided. Please advise if you
would prefer us to use an alternative means of contact.

If you have any questions, please contact me on (02) 6274 2098.

Regards,

 

Nicole Hedley
FOI and Legislation Contact Officer | Climate Change, Science and
Corporate Legal Section |General Counsel Branch
Department of the Environment
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2098 
e: [1][Department of the Environment and Energy request email]

 

 

 

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From: FOI Contact Officer
Department of the Environment and Energy

Dear Ms McDougall

 

I refer to your request of 23 May 2016 to the Department of the
Environment (the Department), in which you have sought access under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) to the Application Form and
Final Report documents for the “Oatlands Gaol Walls Restoration Project”.

 

The Department is currently processing your FOI request regarding and has
identified that there is a requirement for third party consultation
arising under section 27 of the FOI Act – business documents.

 

In accordance with section 15(6)(b) of the FOI Act, please be advised that
the timeframe for dealing with your request has been extended by a further
period of 30 days to a 60 day statutory timeframe. As such, the new due
date for a decision on access is 22 July 2016.

 

Regards

 

Nicole Hedley
FOI and Legislation Contact Officer | Climate Change, Science and
Corporate Legal Section |Legal Branch
Department of the Environment
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2098 
e: [1][Department of the Environment and Energy request email] 

 

 

 

From: FOI Contact Officer
Sent: Monday, 23 May 2016 3:04 PM
To: 'Rowena McDougall'
Cc: FOI Contact Officer
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Community Heritage Program
2012/2013 - Oatlands Gaol Restoration and Interpretation Project
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Dear Ms McDougall

Freedom of Information Request no. 160510

 

I refer to your attached request for access to the documents under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982. You have requested the Application Form
and Final Report documents for the “Oatlands Gaol Walls Restoration
Project”.

 

We received your request on 23 May 2016. The 30 day statutory period for
processing your request commences from the day after that date. 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.

 

It is the usual practice of the Department to not release the names and
contact details of junior officers of the Department and other government
agencies and contact details of senior officers, where that personal
information is contained in documents within scope of a request.  The
names of senior officers will generally be released.  We will take it that
you agree to the removal of junior officers’ personal information and
contact information of senior officers unless you advise that you would
like us to consider releasing that information as part of the documents
you have requested.

It is also the usual practice of the Department to only release final
versions of documents. We will take it that you agree to receive only the
final versions of documents unless you advise us that you do not agree.

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may later be
published online on our disclosure log, subject to certain exceptions.
(For example, personal information will not be published where this would
be unreasonable).

We will contact you using the email you provided. Please advise if you
would prefer us to use an alternative means of contact.

If you have any questions, please contact me on (02) 6274 2098.

Regards,

 

Nicole Hedley
FOI and Legislation Contact Officer | Climate Change, Science and
Corporate Legal Section |General Counsel Branch
Department of the Environment
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2098 
e: [2][Department of the Environment and Energy request email]

 

 

 

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Department of the Environment and Energy


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Dear Ms McDougall,

 

In relation to your FOI request 160510, please see the attached decision
notification.

 

Best regards,

 

Alex Vaughan
Legal Officer | Climate Change, Science and Corporate Legal Section

General Counsel Branch | Department of the Environment
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2603 |e: [1][email address]

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