Launch recruitment contract: CN315697

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From: John Smith

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

This FOI request relates to an ongoing investigation by my news outlet, into the use of labour hire firm staffing within the Australian Public Service.

I am seeking a copy of the contract with commonwealth tender ID CN315697, between DHA and Launch Recruitment Pty ltd, publish date 25 March 2011.

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

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FOI Request: FA 20/06/00821
File Number: OBJ2020/19987

Dear Mr Smith

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 18 June 2020 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

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You have requested access to the following:

A copy of the contract with commonwealth tender ID CN315697, between DHA and Launch Recruitment Pty ltd, publish date 25 March 2011

Your request was received by the Department on 18 June 2020 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 20/06/00821 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.

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Good morning,

I refer to your request received on 18 June 2020 for access to documents under the FOI Act.

The current due date for your request is 18 July 2020.

Due to the number of requests currently being processed by our office, we will not be able to finalise your request by the original due date.

In order for the Department to complete the process of retrieving all the documents that fall within the scope of your request the Department will require additional time to process your request.

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days. This would extend the due date for your request to 17 August 2020.

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could provide a response to this request by close of business, Friday 10 July 2020.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI section on the details below.

Yours sincerely,

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Dear FOI,

I agree to the extension.

Yours sincerely,

John Smith

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Dear Mr Smith

 

FOI request FA 20/06/00821

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 18 June 2020, seeking access to
the following:

A copy of the contract with commonwealth tender ID CN315697, between DHA
and Launch Recruitment Pty ltd, publish date 25 March 2011.

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please find attached
the decision record and document released under the FOI Act.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Officer

FOI Section

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Strategy & Law Enforcement Group

Email: [1][DIBP request email]

Department of Home Affairs - [2]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

 

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From: John Smith

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for having released the above document, I greatly appreciate it.

I seek internal review of this decision, on the ground that the amounts paid by DIAC at clauses 6.1.2 and 6.1.3 should not be withheld on the s47G conditional exemption ground.

That is because the amount paid, nearly 9 years ago, could not reasonably be expected to prejudice the lawful business of anyone.

This is because the information is from such a long time ago (and unlikely to reflect current rates that are being paid), and because it is such an unimportant piece of information that it could not reasonably be considered as something that would affect the business.

Alternatively, even if there is a prejudicial effect; the effect would be so minor, so as to be outweighed by the public interest factors favoring disclosure. (Including the ability of the public to scrutinize the use of public money)

Yours sincerely,

John Smith

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