Tony Abbott's expenses claims to attend the weddings of Sophie Mirabella and Peter Slipper

Margo Kingston made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Finance

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From: Margo Kingston

Dear Department of Finance and Deregulation,

I request all documents which concern or refer to the expenses
claims of Tony Abbott to attend the wedding of Sophie Mirabella in
Wangaratta on 10 June 2006 and the wedding of Peter Slipper on the
Sunshine Coast on 12 August, 2006.

I would like the relevant paperwork of the claims, and any records
concerning Mr Abbott's recent repayment.

Yours faithfully,

Margo Kingston

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Good Afternoon,

 

Please see attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request (our
reference number FOI13-108).

 

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Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [email address]

 

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Dear FOI Requests,

Hi. I sent you a cheque for the deposit today.

Yours sincerely,

Margo Kingston

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Good Morning Ms Kingston,

Please see attached tax invoice and receipt for payment of your FOI
request deposit (our reference FOI13-108).

 

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[1]Department of Finance and Deregulation

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Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [email address]

 

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Good Morning Ms Kingston,

 

Finance in currently undertaking third party consultation regarding
disclosure of the requested documents.  As such, the processing timeframe
for your FOI request has been extended by an additional 30 days.  The new
due date for your request is  12 December 2013.

 

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[1]Department of Finance and Deregulation

FOI Officer

Legal and Strategic Support Branch

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [email address]

 

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Good afternoon Ms Kingston

 

I refer to your FOI request (our reference 13/108) and advise that the
decision may be unable to be finalised in time to meet the current
deadline of 12 December 2013. 

 

Are you agreeable to an extension of 30 days?

 

If you wish to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team on
the details below. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Kind regards

 

[1]Department of Finance and Deregulation

FOI Officer
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Department of Finance and Deregulation

(: (02) 6215 1783 | E: [2][Finance request email]

 

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Good morning Ms Kingston

 

I refer to your FOI request (our reference 13/108) and our below email  of
6 December 2013 seeking your agreement to an extension of time.

 

Could you please advise by no later than COB today, 11 December 2013,
whether you are agreeable to an extension of time.

 

As per our below email, should you wish to discuss, please do not hesitate
to contact the FOI team on the details below.

Kind regards

 

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Sent: Friday, 6 December 2013 12:03 PM
To: Margo Kingston
Cc: FOI Requests
Subject: FOI 13/108 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

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Good afternoon Ms Kingston

 

I refer to your FOI request (our reference 13/108) and advise that the
decision may be unable to be finalised in time to meet the current
deadline of 12 December 2013. 

 

Are you agreeable to an extension of 30 days?

 

If you wish to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team on
the details below. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Kind regards

 

[3]Department of Finance and Deregulation

FOI Officer
Legal and Strategic Support Branch

Department of Finance and Deregulation

(: (02) 6215 1783 | E: [4][Finance request email]

 

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Dear FOI Requests,

Yes ok re extension.

Yours sincerely,

Margo Kingston

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Good morning Ms Kingston

 

Please see attached the decision in regards to your FOI request (our
reference: FOI 13/108).

 

Please note that the redacted documents, as outlined in the Schedule, will
be provided once payment for the remaining charges has been received.

 

Regards,

 

Chak

 

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Dear FOI Requests,

Hi. I've posted a cheque for $410.47 today.

Yours sincerely,

Margo Kingston

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Thank you for your email to the Freedom of Information section of the
Department of Finance. We have received your email and will endeavour to
respond to you as soon as possible.

 

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Attachment FOI 13 108 Mr Abbott MP travel 100606 Redacted.pdf
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Good afternoon,

Please see attached, tax invoice, receipt and documents in regards to your
FOI request (our reference number FOI13/108).

 

Regards,

[1]Department of Finance and Deregulation

FOI Officer

Legal and Strategic Support Branch

Department of Finance

T: 02 6215 1783 E: [email address]

 

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