Lewis Review Report

Brendan Molloy made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Communications and the Arts

The request was refused by Department of Communications and the Arts.

From: Brendan Molloy

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Dear Department of Communications,

I hereby request, under the Freedom of Information Act 1982, copies of the following documents:

a) The "Lewis Review" Report.

Said report is referred to in the following article: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/p...

I also make the application that all costs for the processing of this request be waived on the grounds that the release of this information is in the public interest, as it will enhance the transparency of the process and the public debate surrounding potential changes to Australia's national public broadcaster.

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Regards,

Brendan Molloy
Councillor
Pirate Party Australia

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From: Brendan Molloy

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Dear Department of Communications,

Could you please confirm the receipt of my FOI request regarding the Lewis Report?

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Regards,

Brendan Molloy
Councillor
Pirate Party Australia

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Dear Mr Molloy

 

Freedom of Information Request No. 64-1314

 

I refer to your email received by the Department on 27 June 2014
requesting access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act)
to the following:

‘The "Lewis Review" Report.

Said report is referred to in the following article:
[1]http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/p...

In accordance with sections 27 and 27A of the FOI Act, it is necessary to
consult with third parties concerning the release of documents containing
information about their business affairs and personal information.

 

While subsection 15(5) of the FOI Act sets a 30-day time limit for a
decision on access to documents, subsection 15(6) provides a 30-day
extension for the consultation process outlined above and the time limit
for processing your request has been extended accordingly.

 

Information Publication Scheme

 

Please note that in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act, where the
department gives access to a document under section 11A of the FOI Act,
the department must publish that information on its website within 10
working days after the day an applicant is given access to the documents.

 

Please see [2]www.oaic.gov.au for more information about the Information
Publication Scheme.

 

Please contact us if you have any queries.    

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Officer

FOI Unit | Legal Division

Phone +61 2 6271 1741

[3]www.communications.gov.au

 

Department of Communications

Level 3, 38 Sydney Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

GPO Box 2154 Canberra ACT 2601

 

 

 

 

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Attachment FOI 64 1314 Access decision Statement of Reasons.pdf
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Attachment OAIC fact sheet 12 Applicant Review Rights.pdf
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Dear Mr Molloy

 

Freedom of Information Request No. 64-1314 – Decision on Access

 

Please find attached the following documents relating to your FOI request:

 

·         Decision on Access – Statement of Reasons

·         OAIC FOI Fact Sheet 12 - Applicant Review Rights

 

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Officer

FOI Unit | Legal Division

Phone +61 02 6271 1741

[1]www.communications.gov.au

 

Department of Communications

Level 3, 38 Sydney Avenue, Forrest ACT 2603

GPO Box 2154 Canberra ACT 2601

 

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