Contractor correspondence [Name Removed at the request of the Department]

Denis Jakota made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

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From: Denis Jakota

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

- This application is in regards to the following contract:

https://www.tenders.gov.au/Cn/Show/8cb79...

- The contractor appears to be have been tendered for a grant program:

https://www.tenders.gov.au/Atm/ShowClose...

- The contractor is presumed to have been informed that your department does not condone incubator associations:

https://www.tenders.gov.au/Atm/DownloadA...

I am seeking all periods of leave approved for this contractor.

I am also seeking all correspondence between this contractor and your department between 10 June 2018 and 30 June 2018 inclusively.

Please feel free to remove all duplicate documents.

Please do not remove the names of any APS employees.

Please do not redact any mentions of the contractor's affiliates/clients/etc.

Kind regards,

Denis Jakota

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From: Denis Jakota

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

I am writing with regard to two matters.

1) I am seeking confirmation of receipt of this FOI request, thank you.

2) I am clarifying that the leave approvals requested refer to formally approved time periods of absence only. An extract of a list of date ranges will suffice - copies of documents or correspondence are not required.

Kind regards,

Denis Jakota

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Denis,

 

We refer to the attached Freedom of Information request received by the
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (the department) on
21 August 2020.

 

For documents that fall within the scope of the request, it is the
department’s policy to withhold:

 

·         the names, signatures and contact details of departmental staff
who are not in the Senior Executive Service (SES);

·         the mobile phone numbers of SES officers; and

·         the names, signatures and contact details of ministerial staff
below the level of Chief of Staff.

 

The names and other details of SES officers will be released unless the
information is exempt from disclosure.

 

If you require the names or contact details listed above, please let us
know by return email at [1][email address], otherwise we will consider
that you agree to that information being excluded from the scope of your
request.

 

Personal Information

In relation to third parties and other Commonwealth staff, to enable more
timely and cost effective processing of your request, please confirm the
scope of your request excludes 'personal information' (e.g. the names and
contact details of any individuals, or any information that could
reasonable identify an individual) contained in documents.

 

If you are seeking access to specific types of personal information,
please clarify.

 

We look forward to your response at your earliest convenience but no later
than Friday 11 September 2020.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the FOI team.

 

Regards

 

FOI Team

Legal, Audit and Assurance | Corporate & Digital

GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601

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From: Denis Jakota

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Dear Freedom of Information,

1. Please do not redact any names of APS employees for this request.

2. If a document that falls in the scope of my request (i.e. [Name Removed at the request of the Department] correspondence) contains any information in relation to third parties (other than [Name Removed at the request of the Department] accelerator or masschallenge), please do redact the document such that the information is not discernible.

Finally, please do ensure that all pertinent correspondence is provided, including any correspondence sent to the department by [Name Removed at the request of the Department] from a private email address.

Kind regards,

Denis Jakota

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Denis

 

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request of 21
August 2020.

 

 

Regards

 

FOI Team

Legal, Audit and Assurance | Corporate & Digital

GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601

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From: Denis Jakota

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Dear Freedom of Information,

A payment was made in full.

Lodgement number
-1769769007

Reference
-FOI LEX 66860

Kind regards,

Denis Jakota

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Denis,

 

We refer to your FOI request dated 21 August 2020.

 

Please find the attached a copy of receipt for payment to process your FOI
request.

 

Notice of Consultation

 

Your request covers documents subject to consultation with a third party.
The department is required to give the third party reasonable opportunity
to make a submission on the release of the document and must consider any
submission made.

 

Timing for consultation with third parties

 

Given that consultation is required, subsection 15(6) of the FOI Act
extends the standard statutory 30‑day time limit for processing requests
by another 30 days.

 

Currently, a decision regarding your FOI request is due to you on or
before 21 October 2020.

 

 

Regards

 

 

FOI Team

Legal, Audit and Assurance | Corporate & Digital

GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601

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Right to Know has been contacted by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources in relation to this request.

We have hidden the names of a public servant and a company at the request of the Department.

We feel that it's appropriate for the contents of the request to remain, however have agreed with the Department to hide the names in question.

Any questions in relation to this should be directed to contact@righttoknow.org.au.

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