Documents regarding the decision not to vaccinate Government Employees

Waiting for an internal review by Australian Government Solicitor of their handling of this request.

Dear Australian Government Solicitor,

Thankyou for the opportunity to request documentation in relation to a recent government decision which allows government employees the opportunity to work and not require to be vaccinated.

I am seeking under Freedom of Information the following information:

1) Any documentation regarding the specific circumstances and legal maxim to decide that Government Workers can continue to be employed whilst being unvaccinated?
2) Which Jurisdiction this decision falls under?
3) Which laws, statute or act governs the employment of government employees?
4) Documents relating to the assessment of mandatory vaccination policies for government workers?
5) Documents relating to the mandate for compulsory vaccination of government workers?
6) Any documents which support specifically the decision to not require mandatory vaccination of government employees?

Thankyou and given the nature of your duties i can understand that there may be some delay in processing these documents.

I understand that these documents may require to be redacted and I support the conditional redaction of these documents of specific peoples names but would like to have government department positions where specified to be included.

Please accept my FOI request in writing.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Peos

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OFFICIAL

 

Dear Mr Peos

Freedom of Information Request FOI21/212

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for access to documents.

The purpose of this email is to provide you with a decision in response to
that request. 

Please find attached your decision letter, including your review rights.

If you have any questions, please contact me by telephone on (02) 6141
6666 or by email to [AGS request email].

Kind regards

Joanna

 

 

Assistant Director

Freedom of Information and Privacy | Strategy and Governance Branch

Attorney-General’s Department

T: 02 6141 6666 | E: [1][AGS request email]

 

 

 

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Dear Australian Government Solicitor,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Australian Government Solicitor's handling of my FOI request 'Documents regarding the decision not to vaccinate Government Employees'.

Information of this calibre should have been privy to the Solitor General in creating the advice needed to the Government regarding the legal outcomes or precedents that a situation of this nature would/could create.

In response to the last delivered message in relation to my request informantion regarding this precedent to further segregate society was not presented or adequate information given as to where this information may be obtainable. This precedent is in stark contrast to recent decisions regarding the general public and is in direct conflict with policy towards the general public.

If the Solicitor General has not provided communications regarding this recent decision please direct me to the Department where this information may be kept.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/d...

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Peos