Dear Office of the Australian Information Commissioner,
Under the FOI Act, I am requesting a copy of all successful applications made by a Commonwealth agency to OAIC to have an individual declared vexatious for the period 2018-2021.
Our reference: FOIREQ21/00171
Dear Charles Wentworth
Freedom of Information request
I refer to your request for access to documents made under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (Cth) (the FOI Act) and received by the Office of the
Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) on 1 September 2021.
Scope of your request
In your email you seek access to the following:
…a copy of all successful applications made by a Commonwealth agency to
OAIC to have an individual declared vexatious for the period 2018-2021.
In order to process your request as efficiently as possible, I will
exclude duplicates and early parts of email streams that are captured in
later email streams from the scope of this request, unless you advise me
Timeframes for dealing with your request
Section 15 of the FOI Act requires this office to process your request no
later than 30 days after the day we receive it. However, section 15(6) of
the FOI Act allows us a further 30 days in situations where we need to
consult with third parties about certain information, such as business
documents or documents affecting their personal privacy.
As we received your request on 1 September 2021, we must process your
request by 1 October 2021.
Documents released under the FOI Act may be published online on our
disclosure log, unless they contain personal or business information that
would be unreasonable to publish.
If you would like to discuss this matter, please contact me on my contact
details set out below.
[IMG] Nora Truong | Paralegal
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001 | oaic.gov.au
+61 2 9284 9707 | [email address]