VIP Aircraft Usage and Costs Foreign Minister

Justin made this Freedom of Information request to Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Dear Minister for Foreign Affairs,

Under the FOI Act, i request information relating to the costs of using the Australian Government Aircrafts by the Foreign Minister for Government Travel, preferably including a detailed breakdown of what attributes to the flight cost per hour.

I also request information relating to the passengers on board the aircraft accompanying the primary user, including any guidelines to the limit of who can travel on the aircraft.

Yours faithfully,


FOI, Minister for Foreign Affairs


Dear Justin

We refer to your below email received on 3 March 2019.

Please note the FOI Act is predicated on requests for documents not information. Your e-mail is currently not an FOI request for the purposes of the Act, as it does not contain sufficient information for us to identify exactly what documents you are seeking (section 15(2) of the FOI Act refers).

Should you wish to make a FOI request, could you please confirm whether you intend to direct your request to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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