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From: Lewis Todman

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Dear Murdoch University,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I request that a copy of the following documents [or documents containing the following information] be provided to me:

• A listing of all companies that Edith Cowan University had investments in as at the end of 2017

• The names of the companies that Edith Cowan University had invested in as at the end of 2017 that are in the top 100 arms companies in the world as listed by the Stockholm Institute of Peace Research 2016 (see below)

Thank you for your consideration of this request.

Sincerely,

Lewis Todman

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Top 100 Arms Companies in the World as listed by the Stockholm Institute of Peace Research 2016:

Lockheed Martin Corporation
Boeing
Raytheon
British Aerospace Engineering Systems (BAE Systems)
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Airbus Group.
British Aerospace Engineering Systems Incorporated (BAE Systems UK)
L-3 Communications
Leonardo
Thales
United Technologies Corporation
Huntington Ingalls Industries
United Aircraft Corporation
Bechtel Corporation
Textron
Pratt & Whitney (Subsidiary of United Technology Corporation, USA)
Rolls-Royce
Leidos
Harris Corporation
United Shipbuilding Corporation.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Honeywell International
Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS, or "Direction des Constructions Navales Services")
Almaz-Antey
MDBA (this is the full name of the company, not an acronym)
Rheinmetall
Elbit Systems
Babcock International Group
Russian Helicopters
SAAB Group (Again, full name of company, previously was named "Svenska Aeroplan AB")
Science Applications International Corporation
Israel Aerospace Industries
Sandia Corporation
Safran
CACI International (this is no longer an acronym but the full name of the company)
Tactical Missiles Corporation
General Electric
Hindustan Aeronautics
AECOM (full name of company, formerly stood for "Architecture, Engineering, Consulting, Operations and Maintenance")
CSRA (full name of company, not acronym)
Rockwell Collins
High Precision Systems
Orbital ATK (full name of company, not acronym)
General Atomics
ThyssenKrupp
Korea Aerospace Industries
United Engine Corporation
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering)
Uralvagonzavod
KRET/CRET (Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies)
Sukhoi
Fincantieri
LIG Nex1 (full name of company, not acronym)
United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation
Cobham
United Launch Alliance
Serco
Dassault Aviation Groupe
Fluor Corporation
Engility
Oshkosh Corporation
Irkut Corporation
IHI Corporation (full name of company, not acronym)
DynCorp International
KBR Incorporated (full name of company, not acronym)
ASELSAN (English Trading Name, full company name is Askeri Elektronik Sanayi)
GKN (full name of company, not acronym)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Hanwha Corporation
Hanwha Techwin
Vectrus
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)
GenCorp
Paramount Gold Nevada Corporation (PZG)
Turkish Aerospace Industries
UkrOboronProm
United Engine Corporation Russia
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
Austal
Meggitt
Embraer
Nexter
Cubic Corporation
Austal USA
The Aerospace Corporation
Bharat Electronics
NEC Corporation (full name of company, not acronym)
RUAG Group (full name of company, not acronym)
Moog
CAE Incorporated (full name of company, not acronym)
Mitre Corporation
ViaSat
Triumph Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kongsberg Gruppen
British Aerospace Engineering Systems Australia
Hanwha Group
Hanwha Systems
Bharat Dynamics
Ultra Electronics
Raytheon Australia
Navantia
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Poongsan Corporation

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Dear Lewis,

 

I refer to your application received on 21 May 2018, subject to the
[1]Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA) (“the Act”) requesting access to:

 

·       a copy of the following documents [or documents containing the
following information]:

o   A listing of all companies that Edith Cowan University had investments
in as at the end of 2017

o   The names of the companies that Edith Cowan University had invested in
as at the end of 2017 that are in the top 100 arms companies in the world
as listed by the Stockholm Institute of Peace Research 2016 (see below)

Top 100 Arms Companies in the World as listed by the Stockholm Institute
of Peace Research 2016:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Boeing

Raytheon

British Aerospace Engineering Systems (BAE Systems) Northrop Grumman
Corporation Airbus Group.

British Aerospace Engineering Systems Incorporated (BAE Systems UK)

L-3 Communications

Leonardo

Thales

United Technologies Corporation

Huntington Ingalls Industries

United Aircraft Corporation

Bechtel Corporation

Textron

Pratt & Whitney (Subsidiary of United Technology Corporation, USA)
Rolls-Royce Leidos Harris Corporation United Shipbuilding Corporation.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Honeywell International

Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS, or "Direction des Constructions
Navales Services") Almaz-Antey MDBA (this is the full name of the company,
not an acronym) Rheinmetall Elbit Systems Babcock International Group
Russian Helicopters SAAB Group (Again, full name of company, previously
was named "Svenska Aeroplan AB") Science Applications International
Corporation Israel Aerospace Industries Sandia Corporation Safran CACI
International (this is no longer an acronym but the full name of the
company) Tactical Missiles Corporation General Electric Hindustan
Aeronautics AECOM (full name of company, formerly stood for "Architecture,
Engineering, Consulting, Operations and Maintenance") CSRA (full name of
company, not acronym) Rockwell Collins High Precision Systems Orbital ATK
(full name of company, not acronym) General Atomics ThyssenKrupp Korea
Aerospace Industries United Engine Corporation Singapore Technologies
Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) Uralvagonzavod KRET/CRET (Concern
Radio-Electronic Technologies) Sukhoi Fincantieri LIG Nex1 (full name of
company, not acronym) United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation Cobham
United Launch Alliance Serco Dassault Aviation Groupe Fluor Corporation
Engility Oshkosh Corporation Irkut Corporation IHI Corporation (full name
of company, not acronym) DynCorp International KBR Incorporated (full name
of company, not acronym) ASELSAN (English Trading Name, full company name
is Askeri Elektronik Sanayi) GKN (full name of company, not acronym)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Hanwha Corporation Hanwha Techwin
Vectrus Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) GenCorp Paramount
Gold Nevada Corporation (PZG) Turkish Aerospace Industries UkrOboronProm
United Engine Corporation Russia Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Austal Meggitt
Embraer Nexter Cubic Corporation Austal USA The Aerospace Corporation
Bharat Electronics NEC Corporation (full name of company, not acronym)
RUAG Group (full name of company, not acronym) Moog CAE Incorporated (full
name of company, not acronym) Mitre Corporation ViaSat Triumph Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kongsberg Gruppen British Aerospace
Engineering Systems Australia Hanwha Group Hanwha Systems Bharat Dynamics
Ultra Electronics Raytheon Australia Navantia Mitsubishi Electric
Corporation Poongsan Corporation

 

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is not just about you – no application fee is payable for access to
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As your request is not for personal information that is just about you, an
Application Fee of $30 is payable as prescribed in Schedule 1 of the
[2]Freedom of Information Regulations 1993 (WA).  Information regarding
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or Murdoch University?

·         That the timeframe requested is “as at 31 December 2017”?

 

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Kind regards,

Lynette.

 

 

Lynette Darnell

FOI Coordinator| University Secretary’s Office | Murdoch University

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