Direct information related to Peter Dutton's tax payer funded trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017.

Vito Guzzardi made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Vito Guzzardi

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

I was after the direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter Dutton's misister portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer funded trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017. This includes but not limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at least 3 days before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March 10th 2017 event.

Yours faithfully,

Vito Guzzardi.

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Good morning Mr Guzzardi
Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request
On 19 March 2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (the
Department) received a request for access to documents under the Freedom
of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).
You have sought access to the following documents:
'direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter Dutton's minister
portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer funded trip to the
Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017.  This includes but not
limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at least 3 days
before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March 10th 2017
event.'
Your request is more closely connected with the functions of the
Department of Finance (Finance) that with those of this Department.
As such, on 23 March 2017, your request was transferred to Finance under
section 16 of the FOI Act.
A member of the FOI Section at Finance will be in contact with you shortly
regarding your request.
 
With kind regards
Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information, Privacy and Records Management Branch | Corporate
Support Division
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
E| [DIBP request email]
Please consider the environment before printing this email
 
_____________________________________________
From: Vito Guzzardi
[[1]mailto:[FOI #3265 email]]
Sent: Sunday, 19 March 2017 3:16 PM
To: FOI
Subject: HPRM: Freedom of Information request - Direct information related
to Peter Dutton's tax payer funded trip to the Australian Monarchist
League on March 10, 2017.
 
 
Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,
 
I was after the direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter
Dutton's misister portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer
funded trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017.  This
includes but not limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at
least 3 days before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March
10th 2017 event.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Vito Guzzardi.
 
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UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr Guzzardi,

 

Freedom of Information Request – FOI 17/52

Thank you for your email to the Department of Immigration and Border
Protection (DIBP) requesting access to the following under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

 

…'the direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter Dutton's
minister portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer funded
trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017. This includes
but not limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at least 3
days before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March 10th 2017
event.'

 

DIBP has transferred your request, in full, to Finance in accordance with
the FOI Act as the subject matter of your request is more closely related
to the functions of this Department.

 

The statutory period for processing your request commences from the day
after Finance received your request. Your request was received by Finance
on 19 March 2017. The processing period may be extended if we need to
consult third parties, impose a charge or for other reasons. We will
advise you if this happens.

 

Liability to pay a charge

You will be notified of any charges in relation to your request as soon as
possible, before we process any requested documents or impose a final
charge.

 

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Act will be published on our [1]disclosure log, unless an exemption
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information. Documents will be published within one working day after they
are released to you.

 

Policy to exclude junior officer contact details

Finance has adopted a policy to generally exclude from any documents
released under FOI, the names and contact details of junior staff (non-SES
officers) and staff employed under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act
1984 (adviser level and below). Finance’s preference is to reach agreement
with FOI applicants to exclude these details from the scope of the
request. Where there is no objection, the names and contact details of
junior officers are redacted under section 22 of the FOI Act, on the basis
that these details are irrelevant to the request.

 

Please contact the FOI Team on the below contact details if you wish to
discuss your request.

 

 

Kind Regards,

Gaya

 

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FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [3][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

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UNCLASSIFIED

Good afternoon Mr Guzzardi

 

Further to the email below, please be advised that Finance’s decision
maker has decided to extend the processing period for this FOI 17/52 by 30
days in order to consult an affected third party.

 

Please contact the FOI Team on the contact details below if you wish to
discuss your request in the meantime.

 

Regards

FOI Officer

 

[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D20F6A.7457D930

 

FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [2][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

From: FOI Requests
Sent: Tuesday, 4 April 2017 4:32 PM
To: '[FOI #3265 email]'
<[FOI #3265 email]>
Cc: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Subject: FOI 17/52 - Acknowledgement of Request [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr Guzzardi,

 

Freedom of Information Request – FOI 17/52

Thank you for your email to the Department of Immigration and Border
Protection (DIBP) requesting access to the following under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

 

…'the direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter Dutton's
minister portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer funded
trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017. This includes
but not limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at least 3
days before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March 10th 2017
event.'

 

DIBP has transferred your request, in full, to Finance in accordance with
the FOI Act as the subject matter of your request is more closely related
to the functions of this Department.

 

The statutory period for processing your request commences from the day
after Finance received your request. Your request was received by Finance
on 19 March 2017. The processing period may be extended if we need to
consult third parties, impose a charge or for other reasons. We will
advise you if this happens.

 

Liability to pay a charge

You will be notified of any charges in relation to your request as soon as
possible, before we process any requested documents or impose a final
charge.

 

Publication

As required by the FOI Act, any documents provided to you under the FOI
Act will be published on our [3]disclosure log, unless an exemption
applies or the documents are characterised as containing personal
information. Documents will be published within one working day after they
are released to you.

 

Policy to exclude junior officer contact details

Finance has adopted a policy to generally exclude from any documents
released under FOI, the names and contact details of junior staff (non-SES
officers) and staff employed under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act
1984 (adviser level and below). Finance’s preference is to reach agreement
with FOI applicants to exclude these details from the scope of the
request. Where there is no objection, the names and contact details of
junior officers are redacted under section 22 of the FOI Act, on the basis
that these details are irrelevant to the request.

 

Please contact the FOI Team on the below contact details if you wish to
discuss your request.

 

 

Kind Regards,

Gaya

 

[4]cid:image001.jpg@01D20F6A.7457D930

 

FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [5][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

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UNCLASSIFIED

Good afternoon Mr Guzzardi

 

Further to the email below, please be advised that Finance’s decision
maker has decided to extend the processing period for this FOI 17/52 by 30
days in order to consult an affected third party.

 

Please contact the FOI Team on the contact details below if you wish to
discuss your request in the meantime.

 

Regards

FOI Officer

 

[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D20F6A.7457D930

 

FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [2][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

From: FOI Requests
Sent: Tuesday, 4 April 2017 4:32 PM
To: '[FOI #3265 email]'
<[FOI #3265 email]>
Cc: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Subject: FOI 17/52 - Acknowledgement of Request [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr Guzzardi,

 

Freedom of Information Request – FOI 17/52

Thank you for your email to the Department of Immigration and Border
Protection (DIBP) requesting access to the following under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

 

…'the direct justification / reasoning with respect to Peter Dutton's
minister portfolio/s and ALL associated costs for his tax payer funded
trip to the Australian Monarchist League on March 10, 2017. This includes
but not limited to ALL travel, accommodation and car costs for at least 3
days before the March 10th 2017 event and 3 days after the March 10th 2017
event.'

 

DIBP has transferred your request, in full, to Finance in accordance with
the FOI Act as the subject matter of your request is more closely related
to the functions of this Department.

 

The statutory period for processing your request commences from the day
after Finance received your request. Your request was received by Finance
on 19 March 2017. The processing period may be extended if we need to
consult third parties, impose a charge or for other reasons. We will
advise you if this happens.

 

Liability to pay a charge

You will be notified of any charges in relation to your request as soon as
possible, before we process any requested documents or impose a final
charge.

 

Publication

As required by the FOI Act, any documents provided to you under the FOI
Act will be published on our [3]disclosure log, unless an exemption
applies or the documents are characterised as containing personal
information. Documents will be published within one working day after they
are released to you.

 

Policy to exclude junior officer contact details

Finance has adopted a policy to generally exclude from any documents
released under FOI, the names and contact details of junior staff (non-SES
officers) and staff employed under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act
1984 (adviser level and below). Finance’s preference is to reach agreement
with FOI applicants to exclude these details from the scope of the
request. Where there is no objection, the names and contact details of
junior officers are redacted under section 22 of the FOI Act, on the basis
that these details are irrelevant to the request.

 

Please contact the FOI Team on the below contact details if you wish to
discuss your request.

 

 

Kind Regards,

Gaya

 

[4]cid:image001.jpg@01D20F6A.7457D930

 

FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [5][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

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UNCLASSIFIED

Good afternoon Mr Guzzardi,

Please find attached, a decision letter and document in regards to your
FOI request (our reference FOI 17/52).

 

Kind Regards,

FOI Officer

 

[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D20F6A.7457D930

 

FOI Officer, Legal Services Branch

Business Enabling Services

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [2][email address]

A: One Canberra Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED

 

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The redactions from the document were of irrelevant material. For this reason I have marked the request as completely successful.

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