Incoming ministerial brief
Marcus Priest made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources
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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education,
I wish to request a copy of the incoming ministerial brief on climate change issues provided to Minister Mark Butler.
Dear Mr Priest,
I refer to your emails of 3 and 4 July 2013.
On 3 July 2013, you sought access under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 to “…a copy of the incoming ministerial brief on climate change
issues provided to Minister Mark Butler”.
On 4 July 2013, you sought access under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 to “…incoming ministerial briefs and drafts for Minister for Climate
Section 24(2)(b) of the FOI Act provides that an agency or Minister may
treat 2 or more requests as a single request if the agency or Minister is
a) The requests relate to the same document or documents ; or
b) The requests relate to documents, the subject matter of which is
substantially the same.
As the scopes of the two requests are related to incoming briefs,
therefore, we are treating the 2 requests as a single request.
Accordingly, please confirm that the scope of your request is “…a copy of
the incoming ministerial brief on climate change issues provided to
Minister Mark Butler”.
Your prompt response is much appreciated.
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Department of Industry, Innovation,
Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
GPO Box 9839, Canberra ACT 2601
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Dear Freedom of Information,
My second FoI request superseded the first. As a result I am seeking access to "incoming ministerial briefs and drafts"