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Documents relating to the selection of Emma Rees as the Chief of Staff at the Australian Public Service Commission

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Dear Australian Public Service Commission,

Under the FOI Act I request:

a) the vacancy notification published in the Public Service Gazette for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
b) the position description for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
c) any and all classification evaluation documentation for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
d) the record of the analysis leading to the task and job design of the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
e) the record of the supporting reasons for the classification decision, including reference to the comparisons made with formal standards (e.g. the Australian Public Service Commissioner's work level standards) for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
f) the assessment of the resource impact of the creation or reclassification of the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
g) the evidence that there was a need for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
h) Ms Rees’ job application for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
i) the certification that the Australian Public Service Commissioner's representative issued following his or her participation in the selection process for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
j) any and all correspondence between staff in the Australian Public Service Commission and the Australian Public Service Commissioner's representative in relation to the selection process for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
k) to the extent that the Australian Public Service Commissioner personally participated in the selection process for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill, any correspondence sent to, or received by, the Australian Public Service Commissioner or his staff in relation to his participation in the selection process for the Chief of Staff position that Emma Rees came to fill;
l) to the extent that it applies, any promotion notice published in the Public Service Gazette following the promotion of Emma Rees to the Chief of Staff position in the APSC;
m) the record of decision (by a selection panel or otherwise) to select Emma Rees as the Chief of Staff in the APSC; and
n) the record of the reasons for decision (by a selection panel or otherwise) to select Emma Rees as the Chief of Staff in the APSC.

Please ensure that you address each of (a) - (n) discretely in your FOI decision letter so that the FOI decision is clearly articulated.

Documents can be sent to me by return email.

Yours faithfully,

Marcus

FOI, Australian Public Service Commission

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OFFICIAL

Dear Applicant

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 for access to documents held by the Commission.

 

The timeframe for responding to your request is 30 days from the date of
receipt. This timeframe may be extended in certain circumstances. You will
be notified if these circumstances arise and the timeframe is extended.

 

Regards,

 

FOI OFFICER

Legal Services

 

Australian Public Service Commission

Level 4, B Block, Treasury Building, Parkes Place West, PARKES ACT 2600
GPO Box 3176 CANBERRA ACT 2601

 

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OFFICIAL

Dear Applicant

 

Please see a revised decision attached. The decision we sent on 28 July
contained some cross referencing errors. This decision addresses those
cross referencing errors.

 

Regards,

 

FOI OFFICER

Legal Services

 

Australian Public Service Commission

Level 4, B Block, Treasury Building, Parkes Place West, PARKES ACT 2600
GPO Box 3176 CANBERRA ACT 2601

 

t: 02 6202 3500  w: [1]www.apsc.gov.au        

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From: FOI <[email address]>
Sent: Thursday, 28 July 2022 3:53 PM
To: Marcus <[FOI #9083 email]>
Cc: FOI <[email address]>
Subject: LEX 214 / SHC22-30233 - Decision Notice [SEC=OFFICIAL]

 

OFFICIAL

Dear Applicant

 

A decision notice is attached.

 

Kind regards,

 

FOI OFFICER

Legal Services

 

Australian Public Service Commission

Level 4, B Block, Treasury Building, Parkes Place West, PARKES ACT 2600
GPO Box 3176 CANBERRA ACT 2601

 

t: 02 6202 3500  w: [5]www.apsc.gov.au        

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Dear Ms Strangio,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Australian Public Service Commission's handling of my FOI request 'Documents relating to the selection of Emma Rees as the Chief of Staff at the Australian Public Service Commission'.

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,

Marcus

FOI, Australian Public Service Commission

OFFICIAL
Dear Applicant

The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) is writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for internal review under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

The timeframe for responding to your internal review request is 30 days from the date of receipt. This timeframe for internal review may be extended in very limited circumstances. You will be notified if these circumstances arise and the timeframe is extended.

Regards,

FOI OFFICER
Legal Services

Australian Public Service Commission
Level 4, B Block, Treasury Building, Parkes Place West, PARKES ACT 2600 GPO Box 3176 CANBERRA ACT 2601

t: 02 6202 3500 w: www.apsc.gov.au

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OFFICIAL
See attached.

FOI OFFICER
Legal Services

Australian Public Service Commission
Level 4, B Block, Treasury Building, Parkes Place West, PARKES ACT 2600
GPO Box 3176 CANBERRA ACT 2601

t: 02 6202 3720 w: www.apsc.gov.au

This email and any attachments may contain confidential or legally privileged information, and neither are waived or lost if the email has been sent in error. If you have received this email in error, please delete it (including any copies) and notify the sender. Please consult with APSC Legal Services before using disclosing any part of this email or attachments to a third party.

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