Counts of persons who speak a language other (excluding indigenous languages) than English by jurisdiction

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Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,
I am seeking a list of languages and counts of persons who speak that language and if interpreters were used (counts) for the particular language by age cohorts as used by the NDIA by jurisdiction. Indigenous persons who speak a language other than English are to be excluded.

Yours faithfully,
Brian Cooper

foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

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Dear Brian Cooper

 

Freedom of Information Request: Acknowledgement

 

Thank you for your correspondence under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (FOI Act) for copies of documents held by the National Disability
Insurance Agency (NDIA), which was received by the NDIA via the FOI inbox
on 7 November 2021.

 

Scope of your request

You have requested access to the following documents from the National
Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS):

 

“I am seeking a list of languages and counts of persons who speak that
language and if interpreters were used (counts) for the particular
language by age cohorts as used by the NDIA by jurisdiction. Indigenous
persons who speak a language other than English are to be excluded.”

 

Unless you advise otherwise, we will take it that you agree to the names
and contact details of NDIA staff being excluded from the scope of your
request (that is, the information will be treated as irrelevant).

 

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November 2021, in accordance with section 15(2A)(c). You should,
therefore, expect a decision from us by 7 December 2021.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Parliamentary, Ministerial & FOI Branch

Government Division

National Disability Insurance Agency

E: [2][NDIA request email]

 

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The NDIA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout
Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present
and emerging. 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Brian Cooper

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

Please find attached decision and document in relation to your request. If
you require these in a different format, please let us know.

 

Please contact us at [1][NDIA request email] if you have any questions or
require help.

 

Thank you.

 

Kind regards

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Parliamentary, Ministerial and FOI Branch

Government Division

National Disability Insurance Agency

E: [2][NDIA request email]

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The NDIA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout
Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present
and emerging. 

 

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