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From: Ayed

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

I would like to know the latest stats for
Subclass 189 EOIs in submitted status for all ANZSCO codes ?

Yours faithfully,
Ayed Bin

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In reply please quote:
FOI Request: FA 20/02/00482
File Number: OBJ2020/4121

Dear Ayed Bin,

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request
I refer to your correspondence received on 7 February 2020 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

You have requested access to the following:
the latest stats for Subclass 189 EOIs in submitted status for all ANZSCO codes

Please confirm as at which date you are requesting data for (for example 7 February 2020 - the date your FOI request was received).

Please confirm the points you are requesting data for (for example 65-75 points).

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From: Ayed

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Dear FOI,

The date is from 12 Feb 2020 and from 75-100 points for all submitted ANZCO codes

Yours sincerely,

Ayed

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vinod reddy left an annotation ()

Could you ask them to get along with martial status please....

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Dear Ayed,

As your request was received on 7 February 2020 we are able to provide data up to this date only.

As such, please confirm that you are happy to proceed as at 7 February 2020.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information
FOI and Records Management Branch | Data Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs | Email: [DIBP request email]

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From: Ayed

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Dear FOI,

Yes, im happy please proceed

Yours sincerely,

Ayed

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Department of Home Affairs

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8 April 2020

Dear Ayed Bin

Freedom of Information (FOI) request - Access Decision

I refer to the following request for access to a document under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act), received by the Department
of Home Affairs (the Department).

 

+---------------------+
|Reference |Scope |
|Number | |
|-----------+---------|
|FA |the |
|20/02/00482|latest |
| |stats for|
| |Subclass |
| |189 EOIs |
| |in |
| |submitted|
| |status |
| |for all |
| |ANZSCO |
| |codes |
+---------------------+

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