Importation of petroleum into Australia from 1st February 2000 to the current day

Jade Loiterton made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

The request was refused by Department of Home Affairs.

From: Jade Loiterton

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To Minister Peter Dutton MP
Department for Immigration and Border Protection

Dear Sir
I write to you under the the Freedom of Information Act 1982 requesting;

Documentation that provides information from 1st February 2000 to the current day between the Australian Institute of Petroleum and the Government of Australia about importation of petroleum into Australia.

Yours faithfully,

Jade Loiterton

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FOI Request:       FA 16/03/00132

File Number:       ADF2016/9731

 

Dear Ms Loiterton

 

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

 

This letter refers to an access request received under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) on 28 February 2016 seeking access to:

 

'Documentation that provides information from 1st February 2000 to the
current day between the Australian Institute of Petroleum and the
Government of Australia about importation of petroleum into Australia.'

 

Your request has been allocated FOI request number FA 16/03/00132.  Please
include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of
Information Section. 

 

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It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, Friday 4 March
2016.

 

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www.border.gov.au.

 

Freedom of Information Section

Information Management Branch

Corporate Services Division

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

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Good afternoon Ms Loiterton

 

I refer to the Department’s email of 2 March 2016, below.

 

The Department sought your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to
extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days, but to
date the Department does not appear to have received a response from you.

 

Your request has now been allocated to an FOI Officer, and is being
progressed to the decision making stage of the request.  However, it would
assist the Department in the processing of your request if you could
please advise whether or not you agree to that extension of time?

With kind regards
Freedom of Information Section
Information Management Branch
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
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Sent: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 11:11 AM
To: '[FOI #1674 email]'
Subject: RE: FOI request FA 16/03/00132 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:       FA 16/03/00132

File Number:       ADF2016/9731

 

Dear Ms Loiterton

 

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

 

This letter refers to an access request received under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) on 28 February 2016 seeking access to:

 

'Documentation that provides information from 1st February 2000 to the
current day between the Australian Institute of Petroleum and the
Government of Australia about importation of petroleum into Australia.'

 

Your request has been allocated FOI request number FA 16/03/00132.  Please
include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of
Information Section. 

 

Processing times

The statutory time allowed under the FOI Act for processing requests is 30
days.  Requests are generally processed in the order in which they are
received.

 

Request for an extension of time

Please be aware that the Department has seen a significant increase in the
number of FOI requests received.  As a result there are expected delays
involved with the processing of FOI requests at the present time.
Generally, requests will be processed in the order that they are received.
The Department will endeavour to finalise your request as quickly as
possible.  For this reason the Department seeks your agreement under
s.15AA of the FOI Act to extend the timeframe for the processing of your
request by 30 days.

 

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, Friday 4 March
2016.

 

Exclusion of non-SES staff personal details and SES telephone contact
details

The Department’s policy is to exclude the personal details of officers not
in the Senior Executive Service (SES), as well as the mobile and work
telephone numbers of SES staff, contained in documents that fall within
scope of an FOI request. If you require names and contact details of
non-SES officers, or direct telephone numbers of SES staff, please inform
us so the decision maker may consider your request. Otherwise we will take
it that you agree to that information being excluded from the scope of
your request.

 

Publication of document

Where documents are released to you in response to your request, the
Department may be required to publish these documents on its website
within 10 working days in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act. 
Publication will not be required where the documents contain personal or
business affairs information.

 

Contacting the FOI Section

If you wish to discuss your access request you may contact the FOI Section
using the details provided below. 

 

Contacting the Department

You can contact us with an enquiry in a number of ways including by email,
through our website, by telephone, through our Service Centres or offices
around the world, or in person.  In Australia you can call 13 18 81
between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.  Details on submitting a webform, or
contacting our offices outside Australia are available on our website at
[1]www.border.gov.au.

 

Freedom of Information Section

Information Management Branch

Corporate Services Division

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

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Dear Ms Loiterton

FOI request FA 16/03/00132; ADF2016/9731

I refer to your FOI request received on 28 February 2016.

Please find attached the decision record.

This request has now been closed.

With kind regards
Alison Smith
FOI Officer | Freedom of Information Section
Information Management Branch | Corporate Services Division
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
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Maureen Henninger left an annotation ()

I'm not entirely sure about 'documents' but statistics concerning petroleum imports (January 1988 - February 2016) are available at the Australian Bureau of Statistics - 5368.0 International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia: TABLE 13b. MERCHANDISE IMPORTS, Standard International Trade Classification (3 digit), Customs Value (http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/...

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