Final risk assessment of the "Security Risk Assessment Tool" project

Bill Tarte made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

The request was refused by Department of Home Affairs.

From: Bill Tarte

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

Please provide a copy of the final risk assessment of the "Security Risk Assessment Tool" project. The "Security Risk Assessment Tool" I am referring to is the one reference in the recent article in The Age here (http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politic....

Yours faithfully,

Bill Tarte

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Attachment FA 17 08 01086 Acknowledgement Letter 1.pdf
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Our references: FA 17/08/01086; ADF2017/92121

 

Dear Mr Tarte

 

Please find attached the acknowledgement of receipt for your recent FOI
Request. 

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Karen Chapman

Freedom of Information Section

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

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From: Bill Tarte

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Dear FOI,

Please advise on the status of this request.

Yours sincerely,

Bill Tarte

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From: Bill Tarte

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Department of Immigration and Border Protection's handling of my FOI request 'Final risk assessment of the "Security Risk Assessment Tool" project'.

I wish to have the refusal of my request reviewed.

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

Yours faithfully,

Bill Tarte

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FOI Ref:  FA 17/08/01086 (KG)

 

Good morning Mr Bill Tarte

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

I note that you have sought an internal review under section 54D of the
FOI Act, of the Department's 'deemed refusal' decision relating to your
request submitted on 27 August 2017.

 

The request submitted, relates to a request for access to:

 

                                ‘…a copy of the final risk assessment of
the "Security Risk Assessment Tool" project. The "Security Risk Assessment
Tool" I am referring to is the one reference in the recent article in The
Age here
([1]http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politic...

 

As the Department is yet to make a decision on your original FOI request
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Regards

Karen

 

Karen Tulloch | Assistant Director | Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information, Privacy & Records Management Branch / Corporate
Services Division

Corporate Group

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
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Dear Mr Tarte,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 27 August 2017, seeking access to
the following:

 

‘Please provide a copy of the final risk assessment of the "Security Risk
Assessment Tool" project. The "Security Risk Assessment Tool" I am
referring to is the one reference in the recent article in The Age here
([1]http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politic....

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision letter.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Karla Guidos

FOI Section

Freedom of Information, Privacy & Records Management Branch

Corporate Services Division

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Email: [2][email address]

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Bill Tarte left an annotation ()

So this whole thing is somewhat of a dogs breakfast, any recommendations on where too from here as my legalese is overstretched already?

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Asher Hirsch left an annotation ()

Seek an internal review. Try to explain why you disagree with their decision (can be in plain words). Then if they still refuse you can appeal to the Information Commissioner.

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