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Dear Department of Health,

Good morning can you please supply the requirements and legal definition of the word vaccine.

Yours faithfully,

Dean Miles

Department of Health

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Dear Mr Miles


I refer to your correspondence of 5 May 2021 to the Department of Health
(department) and advise that your request in its current format is not
valid under the FOI Act.


Section 15 of the FOI Act requires that a request for access meets certain
requirements. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request must:


• state that the request is an application for purposes of the FOI Act;

• provide sufficient information about the document(s) to allow us to
process the request; and

• provide an address for reply.


In order for your correspondence to be processed under the provisions of
the FOI Act, we require further information to enable us to identify the
document or documents you are seeking.


We seek your clarification of ‘requirements’ and ‘legal definition’ as
referred to in your request below:


Requirements and legal definition of the word vaccine


Further information about how to apply for your FOI is available on the
Department of Health website:



Please contact the FOI Unit on (02) 6289 1666, or via email at
[2][email address] should you have any further questions.


Kind regards

FOI Officer


FOI and Legislation Support Section


Legal & Assurance Division |  Corporate Operations Group

Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 1666  | E: [4][Health request email] 

GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia


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