Ministerial Correspondence Procedures

Elias Housen made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Education

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Department of Education should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Department of Education,

I write to request under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. a copy of any Departmental procedures, policies (or similar documents) which outlines the means by which the Department handles Ministerial correspondence.

Yours faithfully,

Elias Housen

Education - FOI, Department of Education

1 Attachment

For Official Use Only

Dear Mr Housen


Please find attached correspondence from the Department of Education in
relation to your request under the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act


Kind regards


Alexandra Brown

Senior Government Lawyer

Schools, Youth, Child Care, and Corporate Legal Branch

Australian Government Department of Education

(02) 6240 2570 I Ext 42570

Opportunity through learning

Legal in confidence: This transmission is intended only for the use of the
addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information.
If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or
dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have
received this transmission in error, please notify us immediately by
telephone and delete copies of this transmission together with any



The information contained in this email message and any attached files may
be confidential information, and may also be the subject of legal
professional privilege. If you are not the intended recipient any use,
disclosure or copying of this email is unauthorised. If you received this
email in error, please notify the sender by contacting the department's
switchboard on 13 33 97 during business hours (8am - 5pm Local time) and
delete all copies of this transmission together with any attachments.

Dear Ms Brown

Due to the Department's plan to impose a charge on this request, I wish to withdraw it.

Yours sincerely,

Elias Housen