Dear Attorney-General's Department,
This is an application for all documents, reports and emails etc. since October 23, 2012 concerning the Australian Government applying for membership of the Open Government Partnership.
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Good Afternoon Mr Degan
I hereby acknowledge your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) dated 29 April 2013.
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Dear Mr Degan
You will have seen that the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP today announced that Australia will be joining the Open Government Partnership.
In light of this, do you still wish to continue with your FOI request? and if so would you agree to a 30 day extension period for processing the request?
Andra Eisenberg | Senior Legal Officer
Freedom of Information and Privacy Section | Office of Corporate Counsel Australian Government Attorney-General's Department | 3 - 5 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600
T: +61 (2) 6141 3274 E: [email address]
In light of the announcement I will withdraw my FOI request.