Number of visas granted to each nationality for subclasses 189 , 190 and 489

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From: Damon Aryan

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

I would like to have the number of applications finalised and visa granted to each nationality (only top 15 for each subclass based of the number of visas ) in subclasses 189(point tested streams ) , 190 and 489 for the following fiscal years :

15- 16
16-17
17-18
18-19

Please provide the report for each fiscal year separately.
Also , I want both numbers : Visa granted and application completed . It is to be said that each application may contain one to few visas granted according to the number of secondary applicants .I want to know both numbers .
The top 15 nationalities could be ranked based on the number of visas granted .

Yours faithfully,
Damon Aryan

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FOI Request: FA 20/03/01013
File Number: OBJ2020/8748

Dear Mr Aryan

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request
I refer to your correspondence received on 13 March 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:
I would like to have the number of applications finalised and visa granted to each nationality (only top 15 for each subclass based of the number of visas ) in subclasses 189(point tested streams ) , 190 and 489 for the following fiscal years :

15- 16
16-17
17-18
18-19

Please provide the report for each fiscal year separately.
Also , I want both numbers : Visa granted and application completed . It is to be said that each application may contain one to few visas granted according to the number of secondary applicants .I want to know both numbers .

The top 15 nationalities could be ranked based on the number of visas granted .

Your request was received by the Department on 13 March 2020 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 20/03/01013 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.

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Dear Mr Aryan

The business area has come back with clarification on the following:

1) I would like to have the number of applications finalised and visa granted to each nationality (only top 15 for each subclass based of the number of visas ) in subclasses 189(point tested streams ) , 190 and 489 for the following fiscal years - Does this mean you require Granted/Refused and then just the grant numbers?

2) I want both numbers : Visa granted and application completed . It is to be said that each application may contain one to few visas granted according to the number of secondary applicants .I want to know both numbers - Does this mean you require Primary and Secondary granted?

Please reply to process your request.

Yours sincerely

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information
FOI & Records Management Branch | Data Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs | www.homeaffairs.gov.au
E: [DIBP request email]

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From: Damon Aryan

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Dear FOI,

Thanks for your email.

Answering to your questions:

1- I just need the grant number
2- I need both numbers please . number of primary visa applications granted and also the aggregation of primary+secondary(s)

Yours sincerely,

Damon Aryan

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Good morning,

I refer to your request received on 13 March 2020 for access to documents under the FOI Act.

The current due date for your request is 12 April 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.

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Dear Damon Aryan,  

 

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:   FA 20/03/01013

File Number:   OBJ2020/8748  

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 13 March 2020.  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 now been closed.

 

Regards,

FOI Team

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

E: [1][DIBP request email]

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

 

 

 

 

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