Dear NSW Police Force,

I would like to request a list of child sex offenders for my area.
I am a young female in hopes to start a family in the near future and would like to be aware of the possible dangers in my area. Like other countries I believe we deserve the right to know.

Yours faithfully,

Alix

#GIPA, NSW Police Force

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Dear Alix,

In order to make a request for NSW Police Force information, an applicant
is required to submit a completed 'Formal Access' application under the
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

Please find attached the ‘Formal Access’ application form for completion.
You should follow all instructions on the form, include as much
information and guidance as possible about the information you require and
sign the form before submitting it.

When seeking access to personal information, you must send a copy of the
proof of identity for the party whose personal information is requested.

Acceptable forms of proof of identity include any one of the following: -
an Australian Drivers Licence including a photograph, signature and
current address; a current Australian passport or other proof of signature
and current address details (such as a Government issued identity card or
Government issued proof of age card).

Each ‘Formal Access’ application submitted, must be accompanied by an
application fee of $30.00. This fee can be paid by credit card, cheque or
money order. Cheques and money orders should be made payable to ‘NSW
Police’.

If your application form is submitted via email, we can only accept a
credit card authority form. Alternatively, if you submit your application
through the post, all payment methods can be accepted.

If you are applying for someone else's information, please be aware that
it is unlikely to be released to you unless you have obtained a dated and
signed authority, authorising specifically the release of that particular
information.

The NSW Police Force has up to twenty (20) working days under the Act
(subject to any extension allowed for under the Act) to deal with an
application. If any extension of time is required to deal with an
application, we will let the applicant know in writing.

Please e-mail the completed forms (formal access application and credit
card authority form) to the NSW Police Force - InfoLink at:
[email address].

Alternatively you can post the forms and your payment to the postal
address listed on the application form.

           

For more information:
[1]http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/online_serv...
Kind regards,

From:        Alix <[FOI #5800 email]>
To:        GIPA requests at NSW Police Force <[NSW Police Force request email]>
Date:        28/10/2019 17:37
Subject:        Government Information (Public Access) request - Sex
offenders registry for my area

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Dear NSW Police Force,

I would like to request a list of child sex offenders for my area.
I am a young female in hopes to start a family in the near future and
would like to be aware of the possible dangers in my area. Like other
countries I believe we deserve the right to know.

Yours faithfully,

Alix

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #5800 email]

Is [NSW Police Force request email] the wrong address for Government Information
(Public Access) requests to NSW Police Force? If so, please contact us
using this form:
[2]https://www.righttoknow.org.au/change_re...

This request has been made by an individual using Right to Know. This
message and any reply that you make will be published on the internet.
More information on how Right to Know works can be found at:
[3]https://www.righttoknow.org.au/help/offi...

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
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Posty left an annotation ()

I consider requests for payment a refusal where it's clear that due to the length of time the requestor has left this dormant, no further action will go on with the request and leaving it in a 'clarification' status just orphans this request. It's not clear whether any information exists, as such the only 'finished' status is refused.