Social media policy

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Dear Department of Employment,

I seek access to the following documents under the Freedom
of Information Act 1982:

1. Current social media policy of the department, which covers
departmental use and/or private use by employees in an individual
capacity.

2. Any current guidance material which is available for employees to make informed decisions about their private social media use.

Yours faithfully,

James Smith

Employment - FOI,

For Official Use Only

Dear Mr Smith

 

I refer to your correspondence received by the Department of Employment
(the Department) on 18 April 2016, in which you requested access under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) (FOI Act) to the following
documents:

 

·         Current social media policy of the Department, which covers
Departmental use and/or private use by employees in an individual
capacity.

·         Any current guidance material which is available for employees
to make informed decisions about their private social media use.

 

The Department will advise you if a charge is payable to process your
request and the amount of any such charge as soon as practicable. 

Should you have any queries about this matter, please do not hesitate to
contact me on (02) 6240 2587. Alternatively, you may send queries via
email to [1][email address].

 

Please note that information released under the FOI Act may be published
in a disclosure log on the Department’s website. Section 11C of the FOI
Act requires this publication, however it is subject to certain
exceptions, including where publication of personal, business,
professional or commercial information would be unreasonable.

 

We will correspond with you by email in relation to your FOI request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Oliver Shepherd

Government Lawyer
Information Law, Practice Management and Corporate Advising Branch

Australian Government Department of Employment
Phone (02) 6240 2587 | Fax (02) 6267 4342
[2][email address]

[3]www.employment.gov.au

 

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Employment - FOI,

2 Attachments

For Official Use Only

Dear Mr Smith

 

Please find attached the Department of Employment’s decision and documents
for release in relation to your request (below) under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (Cth).

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Law Team

Information Law, Practice Management and Corporate Advising Branch

Australian Government Department of Employment

[1][email address]

 

[2]www.employment.gov.au

 

 

 

 

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