Grand Challenge Information

Jackson Gothe-Snape made this Freedom of Information request to Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The request was refused by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

From: Jackson Gothe-Snape

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Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

This is a request under the FOI Act.

Please provide any emails, documents and minutes between 14 September 2015 and 17 November 2015 relating to Grand Challenges "Increasing Public Integrity", "Creating Safer Communities" and "Increasing Corporate Accountability" as part of the Open Government Partnership.

I request that any fees or charges be waived because the information is in the public interest. Releasing the information will help inform development and support the principles of Australia's Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

Yours faithfully,

Jackson Gothe-Snape

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FOI/2016/057

 

Dear Mr Gothe-Snape

 

Thank you for your email dated 20 March 2016, received by the Department
of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (the Department), in which you made a
request to the Department under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the
FOI Act) in the following terms:

 

Please provide any emails, documents and minutes between 14 September 2015
and 17 November 2015 relating to Grand Challenges "Increasing Public
Integrity", "Creating Safer Communities" and "Increasing Corporate
Accountability" as part of the Open Government Partnership.

 

Timeframe for receiving your decision

 

We received your request on 20 March 2016 and the 30 day statutory period
for processing your request commenced from the day after that date. You
should therefore expect a decision from us by Tuesday, 19 April 2016. The
period of 30 days may be extended in certain circumstances. We will advise
you if there is any extension of time.

 

Charges

 

Agencies may decide that an applicant is liable to pay a charge in respect
of a request for access to documents. If the Department decides that you
are liable to pay a charge, we will send you a preliminary assessment of
the charge as soon as possible.

 

Publication of documents

 

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may later be
published online on our disclosure log at
[1]http://www.dpmc.gov.au/pmc/accountabilit...,
subject to certain exceptions. If you think you might wish to raise any
objections to the publication of any of the information which may be
released to you please contact us by email at [2][DPMC request email].  If you
do wish to object to the publication of information, you would need to
provide supporting reasons.

 

Exclusion of officers’ names and contact details

 

For documents that fall within scope of the request, it is the
Department’s policy to withhold:

·         any person’s signature;

·         the names and contact details of Australian Public Service
officers not in the Senior Executive Service (SES);

·         the mobile or direct numbers of SES officers;

·         the names and contact details of Ministerial staff at a level
below Chief of Staff.

 

The names and other details of SES officers will not be withheld unless
there is some reason for that information to be exempt from release. If
you require signatures, the names and contact details of non-SES officers
or Ministerial staff below the level of Chief of Staff, or the mobile or
direct numbers of SES officers please let us know at [3][DPMC request email] so
the decision-maker may consider; otherwise we will take it that you agree
to that information being excluded from the scope of your request (that
is, the information will be treated as irrelevant and redacted from any
documents for release).

 

We will write again when the Department has more information.  Further
information on FOI processing can be found at the website of the Office of
the Australian Information Commissioner at
[4]http://www.oaic.gov.au/foi-portal/about_....

 

Regards

 

FOI Adviser

Access and Administrative Review Section | Honours, Symbols and Legal
Policy Branch

Government Division | Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

p. 02 6271 5849

e. [5][email address]

[6]www.dpmc.gov.au | [7]www.indigenous.gov.au

PO Box 6500 CANBERRA ACT 2600

 

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UNCLASSIFIED

FOI/2016/057

 

Dear Mr Gothe-Snape

 

Please find attached a letter in relation to your request with the
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, ref: FOI/2016/057.

 

Regards

 

Frances

 

 

FOI Adviser

Access and Administrative Review Section | Honours, Symbols and Legal
Policy Branch

Government Division | Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

p. 02 6271 5849

e. [1][email address]

[2]www.dpmc.gov.au | [3]www.indigenous.gov.au

PO Box 6500 CANBERRA ACT 2600

 

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