Documents and correspondence from FOI request FA 17/08/00642-R1

Asher Hirsch made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Asher Hirsch

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

Under Freedom of Information, I request all documents and correspondence relating to the FOI request FA 17/08/00642-R1, and the associated internal review.

Yours faithfully,

Asher Hirsch

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FOI Request: FA 18/09/00469

Dear Mr Hirsch

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 7 September 2018 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

You have requested access to the following:

All documents and correspondence relating to the FOI request FA 17/08/00642-R1, and the associated internal review.

Your request was received by the Department on 7 September 2018 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 18/09/00469 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.

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Freedom of Information Section
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Productivity and Compliance Division | Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
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Good morning Mr Hirsch

I refer to your request received on 7 September 2018 for access to documents under the FOI Act.

The current due date for your request is 8 October 2018. Due to the number of requests currently being processed by our office, we will not be able to finalise your request by the original due date.

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days. This would extend the due date for your request to Wednesday 7 November 2018.

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could provide a response to this request by close of business, Monday 8 October 2018.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to contact me on the details below.

With kind regards
Freedom of Information Section
FOI, Privacy and Records Management Branch
Productivity and Compliance Division | Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
E: [DIBP request email]

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From: Asher Hirsch

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Dear FOI,

I agree to the request for an extension and note the new due date of 7 November 2018.

Yours sincerely,

Asher Hirsch

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From: Asher Hirsch

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Dear FOI,

I note this request is well overdue. Can you please provide an update on this?

Yours sincerely,

Asher Hirsch

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Good morning

Please be advised that the Department is currently processing a large number of FOI requests. Our staff are working hard and the Department is committed to processing your client’s request as soon as possible.

A decision will be made in due course and you will be notified of this.

Please be assured that responses are afforded priority, delays can occur due to complexity or time passed.

If you require any further information, please forward your request to [DIBP request email]

Regards


Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch
Productivity and Compliance Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
E: [DIBP request email]

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Attachment FA180900469 decision.pdf
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Dear Mr Hirsch

 

FOI request FA 18/09/00469

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 7 September 2018, seeking access
to the following:

'All documents and correspondence relating to the FOI request FA
17/08/00642-R1, and the associated internal review.'

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please find attached
the decision record and documents released under the FOI Act.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information (FOI) Section | FOI and Records Management Branch

Productivity and Compliance Division  | Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

E: [1][DIBP request email]

 

 

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