Number of people currently waiting for Citizenship Ceremony in Victoria - Bayside Council

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Please kindly make known the number of applicants for Citizenship by Conferral who are currently waiting for Citizenship Ceremonies in Bayside Council, Victoria.

Yours faithfully,

Clare Chui

FOI, Department of Home Affairs

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FOI Request:            FA 21/06/01276

File Number:           OBJ2021/19138 

Dear Ms Chui

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 23 June 2021 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

The number of applicants for Citizenship by Conferral who are currently
waiting for Citizenship Ceremonies in Bayside Council, Victoria.

Your request was received by the Department on 23 June 2021 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 21/06/01276 . Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information

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Kind regards


FOI Officer - Iris

Freedom of Information Section

Department of Home Affairs

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In reply please quote:

FOI Request:      FA 21/06/01276

File Number:      OBJ2021/19138


Dear Ms Chui,


I refer to your FOI request received on 23 June 2021.  


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


This request has been closed in our system. 


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