The contents of the Outcomes Questionnaires (Short Form Outcomes Framework, SFOF) and Family Questionnaires

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Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,

I am requesting access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), to the following information:

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1. The contents of the “Outcomes Questionnaire” including all of the questions and any selectable or suggested responses. These may also be referred to as the “Short Form Outcomes Framework”, “Short Form Outcomes Form”, or “SFOF”.
There are at least four variations of the Outcomes Questionnaire, with a different version for:
* young children (before starting school)
* children who have commenced school up to age 14
* young people aged 15-24
* adults aged 25 and over

2. The contents of the “Family Questionnaire” including all of the questions and any selectable or suggested responses.
There are at least four variations of the Family Questionnaire, with a different version for:
* young children (before starting school)
* children who have commenced school up to age 14
* young people aged 15-24
* adults aged 25 and over

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I look forward to your response.

Many thanks,
Emily Lacey

foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

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Complaints Management & FOI Branch

General Counsel Division 

National Disability Insurance Agency 

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Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,

I am conscious that this request was made 17 days ago now and that you only have a legislated 30 days to provide a decision or to request an extension of time.

Please respond.

Kind regards,
Emily Lacey

Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,

I am conscious that this request was made 25 days ago now and that you only have a legislated 30 days to provide a decision or to request an extension of time.

Please respond.

Kind regards,
Emily Lacey

foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

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Dear Emily Lacey

Freedom of Information Request: Acknowledgement

Thank you for your request of 2 March 2024, made under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), for copies of documents held by the
National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).

Unless you advise otherwise, we will take it that you agree to the names
and contact details of NDIA staff being excluded from the scope of your
request (that is, the information will be treated as irrelevant). 

Processing timeframes

We’re sorry it is taking us longer than expected to process your request. 

We are therefore writing to seek your agreement to a 30-day extension of
time under section 15AA of the FOI Act. If you agree to this extension,
the new due date for us to make a decision on your request will be 1 May
2024.

Please let us know whether you agree by 2 April 2024. 

If you don’t agree, we may need to seek an extension of time from the
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Further help

Please contact us at [1][NDIA request email] if you have any questions or need
help.

We will contact you using the email address you provided. Please advise if
you would prefer us to use an alternative means of contact.

Nick

Senior Freedom of Information Officer

Complaints Management & FOI Branch

General Counsel Division

National Disability Insurance Agency

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The NDIA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout
Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present
and emerging.

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Dear foi,

I agree to an extension of 30 days.

Yours sincerely,
Emily Lacey

Dear foi,

I am writing to ask for an update on my request for the SFOF questions. Is it expected that you will be able to return a decision within the 30 day extension (due 01/05/24) that I have agreed to?

Kind regards,
Emily Lacey