Submissions & Outcomes arising from the Proposed Pilot of a Private/Community Refugee Sponsorship Program Discussion Paper

Anthea Vogl made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

I am writing to request for access to the following documents or information:

1. All submissions received in response to the Proposed Pilot of a Private/Community Refugee Sponsorship Program Discussion Paper (Department of Immigration and Border Protection, June 2012) [‘the 2012 Discussion Paper’].

2. The total number of submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

3. Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records, or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records (including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a. Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.

b. Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.

c. Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion paper.

Yours faithfully,
Anthea Vogl

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FOI Request:         FA 18/05/00521

File Number:          ADF2018/53086

Dear Ms Vogl

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 2 May 2018 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

Please note that on 20 December 2017 the Home Affairs Portfolio, including
the Department of Home Affairs, was formally established. A request for
access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs will be limited
to documents held by the Department, and will not include documents held
by other agencies within the wider Home Affairs portfolio, which remain
separate agencies for the purposes of the FOI Act.

You have requested access to the following:

 

1.     All submissions received in response to the Proposed Pilot of a
Private/Community Refugee Sponsorship Program Discussion Paper (Department
of Immigration and Border Protection, June 2012) [‘the 2012 Discussion
Paper’].

 

2.     The total number of submissions received in response to the 2012
Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

 

3.     Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records, or
the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by
the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a.     Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.

b.     Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to the
2012 Discussion Paper.

c.     Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to
documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were
accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion
paper.

Your request was received by the Department on 2 May 2018 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 18/05/00521. Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information
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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear FOI,

I refer to FOI Request FA 18/05/00521 (File Number: ADF2018/53086). The Department's response to this request is delayed and now outside the statutory time frame for a response. Could I please be updated on the status of my request and be provided with an estimated date for a response?

Yours sincerely,

Dr Anthea Vogl

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Our references: FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53086

 

Dear Dr Vogl

 

This email refers to your FOI request received on 2 May 2018 seeking
access to:

 

 1. All submissions received in response to the Proposed Pilot of a
Private/Community Refugee Sponsorship Program Discussion Paper
(Department of Immigration and Border Protection, June 2012) [‘the
2012 Discussion Paper’].
 2. The total number of submissions received in response to the 2012
Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.
 3. Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records, or the
contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible
by the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

 a. Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.
 b. Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to
the 2012 Discussion Paper.
 c. Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited
to documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations
were accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of
the discussion paper.

 

The purpose of this email is to advise you, as required under s.24AB of
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) that I consider a practical
refusal reason exists under s.24AA of the FOI Act in relation to your
request. I have set out my reasons and the actions required by you (to
consult on the scope of your request) in the attached notice.

 

Consultation period

The FOI Act requires that you respond to this notice before the end of the
consultation period, which is close of business 24 September 2018.

 

You may consult with me by replying to this email:
[1][email address]

 

Yours Sincerely

 

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

E: [2][email address]

 

 

 

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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear FOI,

I am writing in response to your decision in my FOI application FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53086. I wish to exercise my right to consultation. Can the Department please advise what alterations or amendments it considers necessary to revise its decision that a practical refusal reason exists in relation to my request?

In addition, in regards to Point 1. of my request, can the Department please confirm whether, when making submissions to the inquiry, submitters checked a box or signed a document stipulating whether or not they agreed that their submission would be made publicly available as part of the inquiry process.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Anthea Vogl

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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear FOI,

I refer to my email dated 15 September 2018. The email set out that I would like to exercise my right to consult with the Department, in response to the Department's notice that a practice refusal reason exists as set out in the email from the Department (dated 10 September 2018).

My previous email (15/9/18) indicated that I would like to consult with the Department regarding how to revise my request to avoid refusal on practical grounds, as required before 24 September 2018. I am writing to again ask the Department to consult with me as previously requested and to confirm that in seeking this consultation and advice within the designated period, I do not intend for my request to be withdrawn in accordance with section 24AB(7) of the FOI Act.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Anthea Vogl

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Dear Dr Vogl

Thank you for responding to the Department's Practical Refusal Notice.

You may reduce the scope by removing part 1 of your request. Your request would then be as per the following:

1. The total number of submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.
2. Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records, or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records (including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a. Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.
b. Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.
c. Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion paper.

Please let me know if you agree with the scope above by close of business 3 October 2018 and we will advise the relevant business area accordingly.

Please contact the FOI Section if you require more information.

Regards

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch
Productivity and Compliance Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
E: [DIBP request email]

UNCLASSIFIED

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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear FOI,
I am writing to notify the Department that I agree to reduce the scope of my request of May 2018 as recommended, by removing Part 1 of the original request. I confirm that the revised request would be as follows:

1. The total number of submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.
2. Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records, or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records (including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a. Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.
b. Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.
c. Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion paper.

Given the significant delay to date in processing the request, I look forward to the Department's prompt response to this revised request and thank you for your assistance.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Anthea Vogl

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Our references: FA 18/03/00501; ADF2018/28592

 

Dear Dr Vogl

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 7 March 2018, seeking access to
the following:

 

1. The total number of illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) or asylum seekers
holding bridging visas who have been detained or redetained under the
powers outlined s 116 of the Migration Act 1958 {Cth) from and including 1
June 2014 up to and including 30 August 2016.
2. The total number of IMAs or asylum seekers holding bridging visas who
have been detained or redetained as a consequence of a breach of the Code
of Behaviour for Subclass 050 Bridging (General) visa holders ('the Code')
from and including 1 June 2014 up to and including 30 August 2016.
3. If a bridging visa is cancelled under s116 of the Migration Act 1958 or
the Code is redetention automatic? Or do some IMAs/ asylum seekers remain
in the community? Any documents outlining policies, procedures or
guidelines stipulating how and in what circumstances detention or
re-detention occurs.
4. Where allegations involving criminal offences by asylum seekers or IMAs
are made to the Department of Home Affairs under s 116 of the Migration
Act 1958 or the Code:
a. any documents which govern how and on what basis these allegations are
referred to the relevant police force.
b. details of procedures in place to manage the ongoing relationship with
the police, including how and whether details are communicated in relation
to charge, arrest, progress of proceedings, or verdict where relevant.
c. Any documents outlining policies, procedures or guidelines stipulating
how alleged breaches involving 'child protection issues' and
domestic.violence are to be dealt with by the Department of Home Affairs
and/or case managers and/or service providers.
5. Where allegations involving criminal offences by asylum seekers or IMAs
are made to State or territory police forces:
a. any documents which govern how and on what basis these allegations are
referred to the Department of Home Affairs.
b. details of procedures in place to manage the Department of Home
Affairs' ongoing relationship with the police, including how and whether
details are communicated in relation to charge, arrest, progress of
proceedings, or verdict where relevant.
6. Details of dates of any AAT decisions that overturned bridging visa
cancellations made under s116 of the Migration Act 1958 or the Code in the
period from 27 April 2014 to 30 August 2016 (as these details were not
provided in the original table made under FOI request FA 16/01/01847).

 

The Department has made a decision on Parts 3 to 6 of this request. Please
see attached the signed decision letter, schedule of documents and
documents released under the FOI Act.    

 

I expect to make a decision in relation to Parts 1 and 2 by 15 October
2018.

 

Please contact [1][DIBP request email] should you wish to discuss.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

E: [2][DIBP request email]

 

 

 

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Dear Dr Vogl

Thank you for your response regarding reducing the scope of your request.

The Department accepts your proposed scope and will proceed with processing your request.

Regards

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch
Productivity and Compliance Division
Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
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From: Anthea Vogl

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Dear FOI,
The Department has made an error in providing the above response.

The response, partial decision and release of documents dated 28 September 2018 is in response to request FA 18/03/00501; ADF2018/28592. However, it was posted in response to request is FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53086.

I (Anthea Vogl) submitted both requests however they are separate requests. I am still waiting on the Department's response to request FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53086. I have also written separately in response the documents released under request FA 18/03/00501; ADF2018/28592.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Anthea Vogl

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Our references: FA 18/03/00501; ADF2018/28592

 

Dear Dr Vogl,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 7 March 2018, seeking access to
the following:

 

1.         The total number of illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) or asylum
seekers holding Bridging visa E (BVE) - (subclass 050 and 051) who have
been detained or redetained under the relevant powers in the Migration
Act, including section 189 of the Act, following a visa cancellation under
s 116 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) OR the Code of Behaviour for
Subclass 050 Bridging (General) visa holders from and including 1 June
2014 up to and including 30 August 2016.

 

2.   The total number of IMAs or asylum seekers holding Bridging visa E
(BVE) - (subclass 050 and 051) who have been detained or redetained as a
consequence of a breach of the Code of Behaviour for Subclass 050 Bridging
(General) visa holders ('the Code') from and including 1 June 2014 up to
and including 30 August 2016.

 

3.   If a Bridging visa E (BVE) - (subclass 050 and 051) is cancelled
under s116 of the Migration Act 1958 or the Code is redetention under s
189 of the Act automatic? Or do some IMAs/ asylum seekers remain in the
community? Any documents that answer the above questions or outlining
policies, procedures or guidelines stipulating how and in what
circumstances detention or re-detention occurs.

 

4.   Where allegations involving criminal offences by asylum seekers or
IMAs are made to the Department of Home Affairs under s 116 of the
Migration Act 1958 or the Code:

a.   any Policy Statement, which governs how and on what basis these
allegations are referred to the relevant police force.

b.    any Standard Operating Procedures in place to manage the ongoing
relationship with State or Federal police, including how and whether
details are communicated in relation to charge, arrest, progress of
proceedings, or verdict where relevant.

c.   Any  Policy Statement or Standard Operating Procedure or guidelines
stipulating how alleged breaches involving 'child protection issues' and
domestic violence are to be dealt with by the Department of Home Affairs
and/or case managers and/or service providers.

 

5.   Where allegations involving criminal offences by asylum seekers or
IMAs are made to State or territory police forces:

a.   any Policy Statement or Standard Operating Procedure or guidelines in
the possession of the Department which governs how and on what basis these
allegations are referred to the Department of Home Affairs.

b.   details of Policy Statement or Standard Operating Procedure or
guidelines  in the possession of the Department which governs the
Department of Home Affairs' ongoing relationship with the police,
including how and whether details are communicated in relation to charge,
arrest, progress of proceedings, or verdict where relevant.

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision letter.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

E: [1][DIBP request email]

 

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Our references: FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53086

 

Dear Dr Vogl

 

I am writing to give you a progress update on your FOI request seeking
access to:

 

1.         The total number of submissions received in response to the
2012 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

 

2.         Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records,
or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by
the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a.         Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.

b.         Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to
the 2012 Discussion Paper.

c.         Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received
in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to
documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were
accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion
paper.

 

 

This email is to confirm that I have assessed the documents and have
identified those potentially in scope. I am currently in consultation with
the relevant business area regarding your request.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss.

 

Regards

 

 

FOI Officer
Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

E: [1][DIBP request email]

 

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Our references: FA 18/05/00521; ADF2018/53059

 

Dear Dr Vogl

 

I am writing to give you a progress update on your FOI request seeking
access to:

 

1.         All submissions received in response to the Community Refugee
Sponsorship Discussion Paper (Department of Immigration and Border
Protection, June 2015) ['the 2015 Discussion Paper'].

2.         The total number of submissions received in response to the
2015 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

3.         Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records,
or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by
the Department of Home Affairs ['the Department'] in relation to:

a.         Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2015 Discussion Paper.

b.         Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to
the 2015 Discussion Paper.

c.         Reporting on the Department's response to submissions received
in response to the 2015 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to
documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were
accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion
paper.

 

 

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Department of Home Affairs

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Dear Dr Vogl,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on [date, month, year], seeking
access to the following:

 

1.         All submissions received in response to the Community Refugee
Sponsorship Discussion Paper (Department of Immigration and Border
Protection, June 2015) ['the 2015 Discussion Paper'].

2.         The total number of submissions received in response to the
2015 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

3.         Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records,
or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by
the Department of Home Affairs ['the Department'] in relation to:

a.         Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2015 Discussion Paper.

b.         Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to
the 2015 Discussion Paper.

c.         Reporting on the Department's response to submissions received
in response to the 2015 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to
documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were
accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion
paper.

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision letter, schedule of documents and documents released
under the FOI Act.    

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

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Dear Dr Vogl,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 2 May 2018, seeking access to the
following:

 

1.         All submissions received in response to the Proposed Pilot of a
Private/Community Refugee Sponsorship Program Discussion Paper (Department
of Immigration and Border Protection, June 2012) [‘the 2012 Discussion
Paper’].

2.         The total number of submissions received in response to the
2012 Discussion Paper and the authoring organisation or person.

3.         Any information, records, paper documents, electronic records,
or the contents of any records, paper documents or electronic records
(including copies of such records and documents), held or accessible by
the Department of Home Affairs [‘the Department’] in relation to:

a.         Outlining, documenting or summarising submissions received in
response to the 2012 Discussion Paper.

b.         Appraising or assessing the submissions received in response to
the 2012 Discussion Paper.

c.         Reporting on the Department’s response to submissions received
in response to the 2012 Discussion Paper; including but not limited to
documents addressing which submissions and/or recommendations were
accepted, rejected or considered to be outside the terms of the discussion
paper..

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision letter, decision record, schedule of documents and
documents released under the FOI Act.    

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Officer, Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information and Records Management Branch 

Productivity and Compliance Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

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