Risk Assessment for Global Hawk drone landing at Avalon Airport

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From: Culley Palmer

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Dear Civil Aviation Safety Authority,

Please consider this a request under the Freedom of Information Act
1982;

The document I seek is a Risk Assessment or other such report to the same effect, created in anticipation of a US Global Hawk military drone landing at Melbourne's Avalon Airport on the night of February 21st 2015.

Background:
"A remotely piloted RQ-4 Global Hawk operated by the US Air Force (USAF) landed at Avalon Airport on Saturday evening ahead of the Australian International Airshow 2015"

http://australianaviation.com.au/2015/02...

Regards,

Culley Palmer

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From: Ferguson, Kirsty
Civil Aviation Safety Authority

UNCLASSIFIED
Dear Culley,

I confirm receipt of your request for access to documents pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 of 25 February 2015.

The contact officer for your request is Mrs Jennifer Smith-Roberts, Freedom of Information and Finance Officer, and she is contactable as detailed below:

Jennifer Smith-Roberts
Legal Services Division
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
GPO Box 2005, Canberra ACT 2601

Ph: 02 6217 1445
Fax: 02 6217 1607
[email address]

Jennifer will be in touch with you in relation to the processing of your request.

Kirsty Ferguson
Legal Services Division
Civil Aviation Safety Authority

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From: Smith-Roberts, Jennifer
Civil Aviation Safety Authority

UNCLASSIFIED
Dear Mr Culley

The documents you are seeking access to are more closely aligned with the functions undertaken by the Department of Defence. I have been in contact with the FOI area of Defence in relation to your request, and they have accepted the transfer of your request under section 16 of the FOI Act.

The contact email for FOI at Defence is [email address]. An officer of Defence will be in contact with you.

Kind regards

Jennifer Smith-Roberts
Freedom of Information and Finance Officer Legal Services Division Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Ph: 02 6217 1445
Fax: 02 6217 1607
Email: [email address]

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From: Sansom, Andrea MS

UNCLASSIFIED

Good morning Mr Culley

Today Defence accepted the transfer of a request you submitted to Civil
Aviation Safety Authority on 25 February 2015, which seeks access to:

“The document I seek is a Risk Assessment or other such report to the same
effect, created in anticipation of a US Global Hawk military drone landing
at Melbourne's Avalon Airport on the night of February 21st 2015.”
Your request has now been validated as FOI 278/14/15.  The FOI statutory
deadline for you to receive a response on this request will expire on 27
March 2015.

In the meantime should you have any queries about this matter please
contact me.

Regards

Andrea Sansom

Acting Director - Freedom of Information

Ministerial and Executive Coordination and Communication Division

Department of Defence | CP1-6-012|

PO Box 7910 | CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
Ph:  02 626 63754
Fax: 02 626 62112

email: [email address]

[1]http://www.defence.gov.au/FOI/privacy.asp

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From: Sansom, Andrea MS


Attachment FOI 278 1415 Preliminary Assessment of charges.pdf
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UNCLASSIFIED

Good afternoon Mr Palmer
Please find attached the Preliminary Assessment of charges for your FOI
request.
 

Andrea Sansom

Acting Director - Freedom of Information

Ministerial and Executive Coordination and Communication Division

 

Department of Defence | CP1-6-012|

PO Box 7910 | CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
Ph:  02 626 63754
Fax: 02 626 62112

email: [1][email address]

[2]http://www.defence.gov.au/FOI/privacy.asp
 

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Culley Palmer left an annotation ()

CASA passed the request on to the Department of Defence.

Defence estimate $144.30 to process 93 pages.

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Culley Palmer left an annotation ()

I opened crowd funding for this request at

http://pozi.be/globalhawk

Although now I think I should probably contest the charges or revise the scope.

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