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Dear Department of Health,

I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth):

(1) The total number of Officers that currently hold a substantive EL or SES role.

(2) The total number of those substantive EL1 and SES Officers that are:
a) disabled
b) LGBT+
c) from a culturally diverse background
d) first nations

I am not requesting any identifiable information about any of the Officers that hold any positions

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

FOI, Department of Health

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Good morning,

Acknowledgement of receipt of Freedom of Information request

I refer to your request received by the Department of Health and Aged Care
(the department) for access to documents under the Freedom of Information
Act 1982 (FOI Act). You have requested access to:

I am requesting the following information:

(1) The total number of Officers that currently hold a substantive EL or
SES role.

(2) The total number of those substantive EL1 and SES Officers that are:

a) disabled

b) LGBT+

c) from a culturally diverse background

d) first nations

The reference number for your request is FOI-3866. Please ensure that you
quote this number in future correspondence with us concerning this
request.

Timeframes

Your request was received on 19 July 2022. The statutory timeframe for
processing your request is 30 calendar days and you should expect to be
notified of a decision from the department on or before 18 August 2022.
The period of 30 days may be extended if the department needs to consult
third parties or for other reasons. We will advise you if this happens.

Other information

The department may impose a charge for the work involved in providing
access to the documents.  If this request attracts a charge you will be
notified in writing.

Unless you advise otherwise:

·        any draft and duplicate documents will be excluded from the scope
of your request, and

·        any Commonwealth employee names below Senior Executive Service
level and direct telephone numbers of all staff will be excluded from the
scope of your request under s22(1)(a)(ii) of the FOI Act.

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may later be
published online on our disclosure log
[1]www.health.gov.au/resources/foi-disclosure-log, subject to certain
exceptions. (For example, personal information will not be published where
this would be unreasonable.)

You can contact the FOI team via email at [2][email address] or by phone
on 02 6289 1666, should you have any questions.

 

Kind regards,

 

Daniel

FOI Officer – Freedom of Information Section

Legal Advice and Legislation

Legal and Assurance Division | Corporate Operations Group

Australian Government, Department of Health and Aged Care

T: 02 6289 1666 | E: [3][email address]

PO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges the traditional owners
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 both past and present

 

 

 

 

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