Dress regulations for the Australian Army, RAN and RAAF

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Dear Department of Defence,
I would like to request full copies of all parts of current dress regulations for the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force.

Yours faithfully,


Taylor, Jonathan MR 1, Department of Defence

Good morning Vidar,


I refer to your correspondence, dated 9 January 2020, in which you sought
access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), to:


“Full copies of all parts of current dress regulations for the Australian
Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force.”


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Kind regards,


Jonathan Taylor


Case Manager, Freedom of Information

Enterprise Reform Branch

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Taylor, Jonathan MR 1, Department of Defence

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Good morning Vidar,

Please find attached the Statement of Reasons and documents relating to
Defence FOI 344/19/20.

FOI Disclosure Log

In accordance with the requirements of section 11C of the FOI Act, Defence
is required to publish details of information released under the FOI Act.
Defence publishes identified documents relating to requests within five
working days of receipt by the applicant or immediately following any
publication of the released material. Defence will also publish the
statement of reasons with privacy deletions.

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Kind regards,


Case Management


Freedom of Information

Information Management and Access

Governance and Reform Division


Department of Defence

PO Box 7910 Canberra ACT 2610

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