Use of specific pathway sequences by temporary migrants to permanent residency

Ken Macleod made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Ken Macleod

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

In the April 2016 Productivity Commission Inquiry Report called ‘Migrant Intake into Australia’, there is a table on page 418 - Table 12.1 “Use of specific pathway sequences”. (link below)
http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed...

This request is for latest documents (or digital documents) that contain the normalised data set used to create this table.

I'm very specifically after information on the range of experiences people have when transitioning from temporary visas to permanent residency. How long did people spend on temporary visas and how many visas do they transition between before their residency is granted.

If possible, please treat this as an administrative/informal request. Otherwise please proceed with my request as a formal information request under the Act.

Yours faithfully,

Ken Macleod

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FOI Request:            FA 17/09/00676

File Number:           ADF2017/99992

Dear Mr Macleod

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 14 September 2017 seeking
access to documents held by the Department of Immigration and Border
Protection (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the
FOI Act).

You have requested access to the following:

'In the April 2016 Productivity Commission Inquiry Report called ‘Migrant
Intake into Australia’, there is a table on page 418 - Table 12.1 “Use of
specific pathway sequences”.  (link below)
<http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed...>

This request is for latest documents (or digital documents) that contain
the normalised data set used to create this table. 

I'm very specifically after information on the range of experiences people
have when transitioning from temporary visas to permanent residency. How
long did people spend on temporary visas and how many visas do they
transition between before their residency is granted.'

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Our references: FA 17/09/00676; ADF2017/99992

 

Dear Mr Macleod,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 14 September 2017, seeking access
to the following:

 

In the April 2016 Productivity Commission Inquiry Report called ‘Migrant
Intake into Australia’, there is a table on page 418 - Table 12.1 “Use of
specific pathway sequences”.  (link below)
<http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed...>

 

This request is for latest documents (or digital documents) that contain
the normalised data set used to create this table. 

 

I'm very specifically after information on the range of experiences people
have when transitioning from temporary visas to permanent residency. How
long did people spend on temporary visas and how many visas do they
transition between before their residency is granted.

 

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

 

This request has now been closed.

 

 

with regards,

H Simons

FOI Officer | Freedom of Information Section

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
E: [1][DIBP request email]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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