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Dear Department of Health,

Please provide the following documents for public review.

The job description, duties and obligations for the following members of the Department's executive leadership team:

The Secretary
Associate Secretary
Acting Chief Medical Officer
Deputy Secretary for Health Resourcing
Deputy Secretary for Health Products Regulation
Deputy Secretary for Ageing and Aged Care
Special Advisor
Deputy Secretary for Primary and Community Care
Acting Chief Operating Officer

The prescribed role, responsibilities, duties and obligations for the Department's executive leadership team during a declared public health emergency.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Reason

FOI, Department of Health

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Dear Mr Reason

 

I refer to your request of 31 August 2020 to the Department of Health
(department) seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
(Cth) (the Act) to the following documents:

 

The job description, duties and obligations for the following members of
the Department's executive leadership team:

The Secretary

Associate Secretary

Acting Chief Medical Officer

Deputy Secretary for Health Resourcing

Deputy Secretary for Health Products Regulation

Deputy Secretary for Ageing and Aged Care Special Advisor

Deputy Secretary for Primary and Community Care Acting

Chief Operating Officer

The prescribed role, responsibilities, duties and obligations for the
Department's executive leadership team during a declared public health
emergency.

 

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Relevant provisions

 

The Act, including the provisions referred to in this email, can be
accessed from the Federal Register of Legislation website.

 

If you require clarification of any of the matters discussed in this email
you should contact the department’s FOI Unit on (02) 6289 1666, or by
email at [1][email address].

 

Kind regards

FOI Officer

 

FOI and Legislation Section

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Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Legal & Assurance Division | Corporate Operations Group

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 1666 | E: [3][Health request email]

GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

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Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present.

 

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FOI, Department of Health

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Dear Mr Reason,

Please find attached correspondence from the Department of Health.

 

Kind regards,

 

FOI Officer

 

FOI and Legislation Section

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Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Legal & Assurance Division | Corporate Operations Group

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 1666 | E: [2][Health request email]

GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present.

 

If you receive this email in error, please delete it and contact the
sender immediately.

 

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