FOI request in relation to Tarneit station

Adam Beames made this Freedom of Information request to Public Transport Victoria

The request was partially successful.

From: Adam Beames

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Can I please get access to the following documents under the FOI Act?

1) Documents relating to illegal parking (specifically cars parking on the shared pedestrian/bike paths) at Tarneit station for the period between 1/2/2017 - 3/2/2018.

2) Documents stating that v-line staff are not allowed to take complaints, feedback, provide their name, or assist in incidents involving a member of the public.

3) Documents stating that v-line staff have no duty of care for members of the public using their services.

4) CCTV footage between 09:10 and 09:30 showing a cyclist being forced off the bike path in front of a bus after turning into the station off Derrimutt Road.

5) Documents relating to which organisation is responsible for maintaining the access roads and shared paths.

Please treat this as a formal FOI request not an administrative request.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Dear Mr Beames,

Thank you for your message.

PTV can conduct a search for documents relevant to your query; however,
please note that under the Freedom of Information Act 1982  (Vic) a FOI
request entails an application fee of $28.40, plus copying and search
charges. The link below provides some additional information on FOI costs:

[1]http://www.foi.vic.gov.au/home/costs/

Your FOI request should be made in writing to the address below, together
with an application fee (cheque or money order) made payable to Public
Transport Victoria.

Public Transport Victoria
Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724
Melbourne Victoria 3001

Alternatively, if you wish to pay the application fee by EFT, please let
me know and I can supply PTV's banking details.

FOI fees and charges may be waived if you can provide evidence of
financial hardship. You will need to provide a copy of your health care or
pension card in lieu of the application fee.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [2]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

From:        Adam Beames <[FOI #4354 email]>
To:        FOI requests at PTV <[PTV request email]>
Date:        03/02/2018 06:57 PM
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - FOI request in relation
to Tarneit station

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Can I please get access to the following documents under the FOI Act?

1) Documents relating to illegal parking (specifically cars parking on the
shared pedestrian/bike paths) at Tarneit station for the period between
1/2/2017 - 3/2/2018.

2) Documents stating that v-line staff are not allowed to take complaints,
feedback, provide their name, or assist in incidents involving a member of
the public.

3) Documents stating that v-line staff have no duty of care for members of
the public using their services.

4) CCTV footage between 09:10 and 09:30 showing a cyclist being forced off
the bike path in front of a bus after turning into the station off
Derrimutt Road.

5) Documents relating to which organisation is responsible for maintaining
the access roads and shared paths.

Please treat this as a formal FOI request not an administrative request.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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From: Adam Beames

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Thanks for your response.
Under the Act, requests made via email are valid so posting my request is not required.
Please wave fees and charges on the grounds that this informations is in the public interest.

Failing that, please provide an internal reference number for this request and I'll submit a copy of my health care card via direct email. I'm unable to provide a copy here as a health care card contains PII.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Hello Adam,

Thanks for your message.

We are happy to waive any FOI fees and charges on the basis of your
statement that you are on a health care card. Please see attached a copy
of our acknowledgement letter.

Please note that PTV does not compile or manage any CCTV footage from the
public transport network. In order for PTV to make further enquiries,
please advise on the date for which CCTV footage is required.

Regards,
Gavin

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [1]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

From:        Adam Beames <[FOI #4354 email]>
To:        FOI requests at PTV <[PTV request email]>
Date:        11/02/2018 03:22 PM
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Tarneit station

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Thanks for your response.
Under the Act, requests made via email are valid so posting my request is
not required.
Please wave fees and charges on the grounds that this informations is in
the public interest.

Failing that, please provide an internal reference number for this request
and I'll submit a copy of my health care card via direct email.  I'm
unable to provide a copy here as a health care card contains PII.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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From: Adam Beames

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Hi Gavin,

Thanks for waiving the fees.
The date for the CCTV footage is 2/2/2018 between 09:10 and 09:30.
Please note that my request incorrectly referenced V/line instead of PTV. Wherever V/Line appears in the request please read it as PTV instead.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Hello Adam,

PTV is proceeding to search for any documents relevant to your request.

For item 4 of your request, you are advised to submit a FOI request to the
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (the
Department). PTV does not manage or compile any CCTV from the public
transport network.  Please note that any CCTV footage is generally held by
the Department for a period of 30 days before it is overwritten with fresh
footage.

More information about submitting a FOI request to the Department can be
found here:

[1]https://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/a...

Dear CCTV analyst - Can you please requisition any CCTV which might be
relevant to this request?

Many thanks.

Regards,
Gavin

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [2]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

From:        Adam Beames <[FOI #4354 email]>
To:        FOI requests at PTV <[PTV request email]>
Date:        13/02/2018 11:37 AM
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Tarneit station

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Hi Gavin,

Thanks for waiving the fees.
The date for the CCTV footage is 2/2/2018 between 09:10 and 09:30.
Please note that my request incorrectly referenced V/line instead of PTV.
 Wherever V/Line appears in the request please read it as PTV instead.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Hi Gavin,

I have processed this request for CCTV footage and will archive anything
relevant under reference number 60550.

Adam - you can refer to this reference number in your DEDJTR FOI request.
If any relevant footage exists, it will be archived before the 30 day
retention period passes so you do not need to worry about that.

DEDJTR CCTV Welcomes any feedback regarding our services. Please contact
us on 8392 7753.

Regards,

CCTV Team
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

PTV FOI         To:        Adam Beames
Sent by: Gavin Mak <[FOI #4354 email]>
13/02/2018 01:20 PM         cc:        CCTV Analyst@VICGOV1
        Subject:        FOI Request - Tarneit Station
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Hello Adam,

PTV is proceeding to search for any documents relevant to your request.

For item 4 of your request, you are advised to submit a FOI request to the
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (the
Department). PTV does not manage or compile any CCTV from the public
transport network.  Please note that any CCTV footage is generally held by
the Department for a period of 30 days before it is overwritten with fresh
footage.

More information about submitting a FOI request to the Department can be
found here:

[2]https://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/a...

Dear CCTV analyst - Can you please requisition any CCTV which might be
relevant to this request?

Many thanks.

Regards,
Gavin

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [3]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

From:        Adam Beames <[FOI #4354 email]>
To:        FOI requests at PTV <[PTV request email]>
Date:        13/02/2018 11:37 AM
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Tarneit station

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Hi Gavin,

Thanks for waiving the fees.
The date for the CCTV footage is 2/2/2018 between 09:10 and 09:30.
Please note that my request incorrectly referenced V/line instead of PTV.
 Wherever V/Line appears in the request please read it as PTV instead.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Hello Adam,

A search for documents is being conducted and I am starting to compile the
suite of documents relevant to the scope of your request.

In order to try and expedite the processing of your request, can you
please advise whether you are seeking access to the names and contact
details of individuals which may appear in the documents captured by the
request?

Many thanks.

Regards,
Gavin

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [1]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

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From: Adam Beames

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Dear Public Transport Victoria,

Hi Gavin,

Thanks for speedy response.
I require the company/organisation name, but not individuals contact names and details if that will speed up the search.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Beames

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Hello Adam,

Please see attached the decision letter for this request and copies of
documents to which you have been granted access.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Unit
PO Box 4724 Melbourne Victoria 3001

Part of Transport for Victoria

For more information visit [1]www.ptv.vic.gov.au
or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight)

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