Ben Fairless made this Freedom of Information request to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry
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From: Ben Fairless
Dear Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry,
Under section 23 of the Freedom of Information Act, the principal officer or minister can make arrangements to give their decision making powers to others.
I'm hoping you can provide me with a copy of the current arrangements if possible.
If it helps, I'm happy for you to process this request under "administrative release" (https://www.oaic.gov.au/freedom-of-infor.... This would reduce the cost and time required to make a formal decision.
That said, I understand sometimes you want the request to be formal. If you won't process it informally, please process my request for the document as a formal FOI Request.
Please note - While I volunteer for Right to Know, this request is made in a personal capacity and not on behalf of Right to Know.
From: Freedom of Information
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry
Dear Mr Fairless,
We acknowledged receipt of the 6 requests in the FOI inbox of the
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (the department) on 14
We regret to advise that with the 6 requests that we received, the
department is able to assist with two requests (attached) out of the 6.
Please resubmit your other requests to the appropriate agency for
The department will consider the attached two requests and get back to you
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