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Suicide data for Victoria 2020

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Dear Department of Health,

I would like to request the suicide statistics for the State of Victoria for the year 2020. It has not yet been published and it is information that should have been available to the public by early 2021.

Yours faithfully,

Lucy Grant

FOI, Department of Health

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Dear Ms Grant

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – NOTIFICATION OF RECEIPT

I am writing to notify you that the Department of Health (department) has
received your request in your below email for access to documents under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) (FOI Act).

The department will take all reasonable steps to notify you of a decision
no later than 30 calendar days after the date your request was received.
You will be contacted where a charge is applied for processing your
request or if we need to consult a third party.

Unless you advise otherwise, duplicate documents and Commonwealth employee
names and contact details below Senior Executive Service level and mobile
telephone numbers of all staff will be excluded from the scope of your
request under s22(1)(a)(ii) of the FOI Act.

You can contact the FOI Unit on (02) 6289 1666, or via email at
[1][email address], should you have any enquiries.

Kind regards

FOI Officer

 

FOI Unit – FOI and Legislation Support Section

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Legal & Assurance Division |  Corporate Operations Group

Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 1666 | E: [3][email address

GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

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Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present. 

 

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FOI, Department of Health

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Dear Ms Grant,

 

I refer to your request of 6 June 2021 to the Department of Health (the
department) seeking access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth)
(FOI Act) to the following documents:

 

 

“I would like to request the suicide statistics for the State of Victoria
for the year 2020. It has not yet been published and it is information
that should have been available to the public by early 2021”

 

Publicly available information

 

The relevant line area for your request can advise the Coroners Court of
Victoria Monthly Suicide Data Report for 2020 (December 2020 update) has
been published. The link to this report is listed below for your
reference. The department can advise this report is the only information
held by the department in relation to your request. 

·         [1]Report 1 (coronerscourt.vic.gov.au)

 

Next steps

On that basis, please confirm by COB Wednesday 16 June if you would like
to withdraw your request, or if you would prefer the department to
continue processing your request to a formal decision.

Please do not hesitate to contact the FOI Unit on (02) 6289 1666, or via
email at [2][email address] if you would like to discuss your request
further.

 

Kind regards,

 

FOI Unit

 

FOI and Legislation Section

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Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Legal & Assurance Division | Corporate Operations Group

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 1666 | E: [4][Health request email]

GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present.

 

If you receive this email in error, please delete it and contact the
sender immediately.

 

 

 

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