Recent change to the FWO "our role" page

Jason Simpson made this Freedom of Information request to Fair Work Ombudsman

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Dear Fair Work Ombudsman,
I am seeking information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 in regards to a recent change to the FWO web page (mid 2015).
The change was the removal of the words "help recover unpaid employee entitlements" (or similar wording) from the FWO "Our role" page under the subtitle of "Our main role is to".
The line I am referring to was one of the bullet points along with-

promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations
ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws
monitor certain 457 subclass visa arrangements.

These words were removed midway through 2015.
I would like to know the exact date this line was removed and why it was removed.

Yours faithfully,

Jason Simpson

FWO - FOI Requests, Fair Work Ombudsman

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Dear Mr Simpson


Please find attached letter of correspondence relating to your FOI request
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