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Dear Department of Defence,

Under the FOI Act I seek a copy of the Department of Defence's index of Question Time Briefs (QTBs) as at today's date.

Yours faithfully,

BE

Chambers, Gregg MR, Department of Defence

OFFICIAL
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Thank you for contacting Freedom of Information at the Department of Defence.

We have received your email and you will be advised of the status of your inquiry by an FOI team member soon.

Kind regards,

FOI
Media and Information Disclosure Branch
Ministerial and Executive Coordination & Communication Division
Department of Defence

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FOI Case Management, Department of Defence

OFFICIAL

Dear BE,

 

I refer to your correspondence of 5 September 2022 seeking access under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act). The scope of your request
is as follows:

 

“ Under the FOI Act I seek a copy of the Department of Defence's index of
Question Time Briefs (QTBs) as at today's date [5 September 2022].”

 

Where staff details are captured in documents within the scope of your FOI
request, this information will be redacted; this includes private email
addresses, signatures, personnel (PMKeyS) numbers and mobile telephone
numbers, unless you specifically request such details. Defence excludes
duplicates of documents and any documents sent to or from you.
Furthermore, Defence only considers final versions of documents. If you
are seeking personal details of other individuals, please advise this
office by 15 September 2022 so that the decision maker can consider your
request.

 

The statutory deadline for you to receive a response to your request is 5
October 2022.

 

Should you have any questions relating to your request, please do not
hesitate to contact me via email to [1][email address].

 

Kind regards,

 

FOI Case Management

Media and Information Disclosure Branch

Ministerial and Executive Coordination & Communication Division

Department of Defence

[2][email address]

 

IMPORTANT: This email remains the property of the Department of Defence.
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may be a serious criminal offence. If you have received this email in
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FOI Case Management, Department of Defence

Dear BE

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for access to:

 

….a copy of the Department of Defence's index of Question Time Briefs
(QTBs) as at today's date [5 September 2022].

The request has been considered suitable to be released via administrative
access. Please be advised that where possible, Defence tries to manage
these type of requests administratively, outside the provisions of the FOI
Act. Would you please confirm, via return email by COB 29 September 2022,
if you are happy for your request to be handled administratively. Once
your response is received Defence will action accordingly.

 

If you wish to discuss this please feel free to contact me.

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information
Media and Information Disclosure Branch

Ministerial & Executive Coordination and Communication Division

 

Tel: 02 6132 7927 

 

 

FOI Case Management, Department of Defence

OFFICIAL

Dear BE

 

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI
Act) for the Department of Defence’s index Question Time Briefs as at 5
September 2022.

 

As you did not reply to my email seeking approval to obtain the document
via administrative access, I consider that you wish to continue the
process under the FOI Act.

 

The current statutory deadline for you to receive a response to your FOI
request is 5 October 2022.

 

Due to a number of staff being on leave, the Department of Defence is
seeking your agreement to a 7 day extension of the statutory deadline
under section 15AA [extension of time with agreement] of the FOI Act. We
will endeavour to process your request as soon as we can.

 

Should you agree, the statutory deadline for you to receive a response to
your request will expire on 12 October 2022.

 

It would be appreciated if you could confirm your agreement to this
extension of time via e-mail by close of business 4 October 2022.

 

Please contact me via [email address] .

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information
Media and Information Disclosure Branch

Ministerial & Executive Coordination and Communication Division

[email address]

IMPORTANT: This email remains the property of the Department of Defence.
Unauthorised communication and dealing with the information in the email
may be a serious criminal offence. If you have received this email in
error, you are requested to contact the sender and delete the email
immediately.

 

 

Dear FOI Case Management,
I am happy for the information to be provided administratively provided it doesn't extend the time frame.

I approve an extension to 12 October.

Yours sincerely,

BE