State of requirement and evaluation from "You won't be settled" public information campaign

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Kate Coddington

Dear Department of Home Affairs,

I am requesting the statement of requirement, and any preliminary or interim evaluation reports, and final evaluation report generated from the "You won't be settled in Australia" public information campaign regarding asylum seekers arriving by boat ca. 2012-2014.

Yours faithfully,

Kate Coddington

FOI, Department of Home Affairs

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FOI Request: FA 20/07/00772
File Number: OBJ2020/23768

Dear Ms Coddington,

I refer to your email dated 17 July 2020 in which you request access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

I am writing to tell you that I intend to refuse your request on the basis that a practical refusal reason exists. However, before I make a final decision to do this, you have an opportunity to revise your request to remove the practical refusal reason. This is called a ‘request consultation process’. You have 14 days to respond to this email.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information
FOI and Records Management Branch | Data Division
Strategy & Law Enforcement Group
Department of Home Affairs | Email: [DIBP request email]

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Kate Coddington

Dear FOI,

In response to the intent of the Department of Home Affairs to refuse the above requests based on issues of practical refusal, I wish to amend my request as follows.

I wish to request the final evaluation report generated from the following public information campaigns regarding asylum seeker arriving by boat:
"You won't be settled in Australia" (2012-2014)
“No Advantage” (2012-2013)
“Targeting Diaspora Communities” (2012-2014)
“No Way” (2014-2016)
“Don’t throw your money in the water” (2014-2015)
“Don’t be sorry” (2012-2013)
“You will be turned back” and “Zero chance” (2016-2019)

Similar to the McNair Ingenuity Report titled Campaign Evaluation “By Boat, No Visa” written in 2013 and released under Freedom of Information requests, available at the following link:
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/foi/files....

This request includes no emails.

Very best wishes,
Kate Coddington

FOI, Department of Home Affairs

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Dear Ms Coddington

I refer to your request dated 17 July 2020 for access to documents held by
the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

The Department has identified a number of documents that fall within the
scope of your request. These documents contain information that an
organisation or undertaking might reasonably wish to make an exemption
contention because of business information within the documents .

The Department must not decide to give access to the business affairs
information unless the third party about whom that information relates has
been given a reasonable opportunity to make submissions in support of the
exemption contention.

The Department intends to consult third parties prior to making a decision
on access to the documents under section 27 of the FOI Act. As a result,
the timeframe for processing this request has been extended by 30 days in
accordance with subsection 15(6) of the FOI Act.

If you wish to discuss the matter with me directly, please do not hesitate
to contact me at [DIBP request email].

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Kate Coddington

Dear FOI,

I am writing for an update to the above letter dated Sept 14, 2020 requesting an additional 30 days to fulfill the request. As it is now Oct 26, 2020, I am requesting confirmation that the request will be fulfilled as soon as possible.

Thanks so much and yours sincerely,

Kate Coddington

FOI, Department of Home Affairs

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Good morning Ms Coddington,

Thank you for your email enquiring about the progress of your FOI request. Sorry for the late reply.

Please be advised that the Department is currently processing a large number of FOI requests. Our staff are working hard and the Department is committed to processing your request as quickly as possible.

An FOI Officer is currently finalising your request. We anticipate that a decision will be made by 13 November 2020, or sooner if possible.

Kind regards

Tina
FOI Officer
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Dear Ms Coddington

 

FOI request FA 20/07/00772

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 17 July 2020, seeking access to
the following:

 

the final evaluation report generated from the following public
information campaigns regarding asylum seeker arriving by boat:
 "You won't be settled in Australia" (2012-2014)
“No Advantage” (2012-2013)
“Targeting Diaspora Communities” (2012-2014)
“No Way” (2014-2016)
“Don’t throw your money in the water” (2014-2015)
“Don’t be sorry” (2012-2013)
“You will be turned back” and “Zero chance” (2016-2019)

Similar to the McNair Ingenuity Report titled Campaign Evaluation “By
Boat, No Visa” written in 2013 and released under Freedom of Information
requests, available at the following link:
[1]https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/foi/files....

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please find attached
the decision record and documents released under the FOI Act.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information (FOI) Section

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Strategy & Law Enforcement Group

E: [DIBP request email]

Department of Home Affairs | [2]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

 

 

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