Evaluation methods for Try, Test, Learn fund policy responses

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To the FOI Officer,

I write seeking access to documents describing the evaluation methods by which policy responses implemented under the Try, Test Learn Fund will be monitored and evaluated.

I would also like advice if the information I have sought is due to be released under FOI to individuals or organisations prior to finalisation of my application.

Please initially treat this as a request for administrative access. If the request cannot be fulfilled under administrative access please treat this as a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I also note the onus rests with the agency to prove why any information should not be released under the Act and I request the agency provide evidence in support of any assumptions or assertions used to justify non-disclosure.

Yours faithfully,
Simon Elvery

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Dear Mr Elvery


Please see attached a decision letter and documents in respect of your FOI
Request No. 16/17-095.


Kind regards




Andra Eisenberg

FOI Team

Governance and Executive Services Branch

Department of Social Services

P: 02 6146 3824 | E: [1][Department of Social Services request email] |E: [2][email address]






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Dear FOI Team,

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,