Regional incubator facilitator newsletters after August 2018
Ange Greg made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources
Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,
The document/documents I seek is the collection of regional incubator facilitator newsletters in all months after August 2018.
I appreciate the sensible redactions applied in my previous request; please redact all unsuccessful applicants and names of staff / third parties under SES level.
Dear Ms Greg
The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (the department)
has received your Freedom of Information request of 19 February 2021
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