Number and total value of settlements paid to NSW Department of Education employees who brough proceedings against the Department in 2021-2023

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Dear NSW Department of Education,

I am seeking information about:

1. The number of settlements involving the NSW Department of Education as a Respondent in the NSW IRC in relation to COVID-19 vaccination compliance in 2021, 2022 and 2023;
2. The total value of settlements paid by the NSW Department of Education to Applicants who brought proceedings against the IRC in relation to COVID-19 vaccination compliance in 2021, 2022 and 2023; and,
3. The total cost to the NSW Department of Education as Respondent in 2021, 2022 and 2023 (legal etc.) in any of these proceedings

Yours faithfully,


Right to Access, Legal Services, NSW Department of Education

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