Questionable recruitment practices in the Federal Court

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Dear Australian Public Service Commission,

This is a request for documents.

You are welcome to provide access to the requested documents via an administrative release. Otherwise, this is a request for documents under the FOI Act.

The relevant search period is from 1 February 2022 to the date this request is received by the AGD.

Please provide access to any documents setting out correspondence between any one or more of Peter Woolcott, Patrick Hetherington, Rina Bruinsma, Grant Lovelock, Ali Jenkins, Kate Boxsell, Liz Quinn, Giorgina Strangio, Marco Spaccavento, and members of the "Integrity, Performance and Employment Policy" and "Workplace Relations" divisions of the Australian Public Service Commission in relation to three articles published in the Australian on 8, 9 and 10 February 2022 bearing the following titles respectively:

Untried lawyers score key positions;
Federal Court boss warned on job rule sidestep;
Top judge warned of registrar overhaul.

Documents may be provided in digital format by return email.

Yours faithfully,

Alex

FOI, Australian Public Service Commission

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Dear Applicant

 

Please find attached Decision Notice SHC22-1603 and Documents [1] – [32].

 

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for providing access to the documents.

Yours sincerely,

Alex

Australian Public Service Commission

 
 
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