with/without professional year, total number of EOI in submitted status for all occupations between 75-100 points, as at 20/04/2020

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From: Pesh

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Could I get data of Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189) as at 20/04/2020, the total number of EOI in submitted status for all occupations between 75-100 points, with/without professional year.

Yours faithfully,

Pesh

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UNCLASSIFIED

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:         FA 20/07/00487

File Number:          ADF2020/61138 

Dear Pesh

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 30 June 2020 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health
Organisation ([1]link). As the Department focuses its efforts on managing
the impact of COVID-19 on its critical services and employees, other
non-critical services may not be delivered within expected timeframes. We
apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this
period.

Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

Data of Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189) as at 20/04/2020, the
total number of EOI in submitted status for all occupations between 75-100
points, with/without professional year.
.

Your request was received by the Department on 30 June 2020 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 20/07/00487 . Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information
Section.

Timeframe for receiving your decision

 

The statutory timeframe for processing a request is 30 days from the date
upon which your application was received by the Department.

 

Your review rights in relation to your request are available on the
website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner [2]here.

Request for an extension of time

 

The Department seeks your agreement under s.15AA of the FOI Act to extend
the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days. You may
confirm your agreement to the extension of time by writing to the
Department at:

Email to: [3][DIBP request email]

 

Or by mail at:    Freedom of Information Section

Department of Home Affairs

PO Box 25

Belconnen ACT 2616

If you agree to the extension of time please advise the Department within
14 days from the date of this email. If you are unable or unwilling to
provide an extension of time you are not required to respond to this
email.

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The Department’s policy is to exclude the personal details of staff not in
the Senior Executive Service (SES), as well as the direct contact details
of SES staff, contained in documents that fall within scope of an FOI
request. If you require personal details of non-SES officers, or direct
contact details of SES staff, please inform us so the decision maker may
consider your request. Otherwise we will take it that you agree to that
information being excluded from the scope of your request.

 

Duplicate documents

 

If the FOI decision-maker deems a document to be a duplicate, they will
not assess those pages as part of your FOI request. This means that if a
there is a decision to release the document to you, you will receive only
one copy, even if multiple copies of that document exists.

Publication of document

 

Where documents are released to you in response to your request, the
Department may be required to publish these documents on its website
within 10 working days in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act.
Publication will not be required where the documents contain personal or
business affairs information.

Contacting the FOI Section

 

Should you wish to discuss your request you may contact the FOI Section at
[4][DIBP request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Strategy & Law Enforcement Group

Department of Home Affairs | [5]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

E: [6][DIBP request email]

 

 

Dear Department of Home Affairs,

 

Could I get data of Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189) as at
20/04/2020, the total number of EOI in submitted status for all
occupations between 75-100 points, with/without professional year.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Pesh

 

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From: Pesh

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Dear FOI,

I agree to give extension.

Yours sincerely,

Pesh

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UNCLASSIFIED

Good morning,

 

I refer to your request received on 30 June 2020 for access to documents
under the FOI Act.

 

The current due date for your request is 30 July 2020. 

 

Due to the number of requests currently being processed by our office, we
will not be able to finalise your request by the original due date.

 

In order for the Department to complete the process of retrieving all the
documents that fall within the scope of your request the Department will
require additional time to process your request.

 

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to
extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days.  This
would extend the due date for your request to 29 August 2020.

 

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, Friday 24 July
2020.

 

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to
contact the FOI section on the details below.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information

FOI and Records Management Branch | Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs | Email: [1][DIBP request email]

 

From: FOI
Sent: Friday, 10 July 2020 1:59 PM
To: [FOI #6445 email]
Subject: HPRM: Acknowledgement – FOI request FA 20/07/00487
[SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

In reply please quote:

FOI Request:         FA 20/07/00487

File Number:          ADF2020/61138 

Dear Pesh

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 30 June 2020 seeking access to
documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health
Organisation ([2]link). As the Department focuses its efforts on managing
the impact of COVID-19 on its critical services and employees, other
non-critical services may not be delivered within expected timeframes. We
apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this
period.

Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

Data of Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189) as at 20/04/2020, the
total number of EOI in submitted status for all occupations between 75-100
points, with/without professional year.
.

Your request was received by the Department on 30 June 2020 and has been
allocated FOI request number FA 20/07/00487 . Please include your FOI
request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information
Section.

Timeframe for receiving your decision

 

The statutory timeframe for processing a request is 30 days from the date
upon which your application was received by the Department.

 

Your review rights in relation to your request are available on the
website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner [3]here.

Request for an extension of time

 

The Department seeks your agreement under s.15AA of the FOI Act to extend
the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days. You may
confirm your agreement to the extension of time by writing to the
Department at:

Email to: [4][DIBP request email]

 

Or by mail at:    Freedom of Information Section

Department of Home Affairs

PO Box 25

Belconnen ACT 2616

If you agree to the extension of time please advise the Department within
14 days from the date of this email. If you are unable or unwilling to
provide an extension of time you are not required to respond to this
email.

Exclusion of staff details

 

The Department’s policy is to exclude the personal details of staff not in
the Senior Executive Service (SES), as well as the direct contact details
of SES staff, contained in documents that fall within scope of an FOI
request. If you require personal details of non-SES officers, or direct
contact details of SES staff, please inform us so the decision maker may
consider your request. Otherwise we will take it that you agree to that
information being excluded from the scope of your request.

 

Duplicate documents

 

If the FOI decision-maker deems a document to be a duplicate, they will
not assess those pages as part of your FOI request. This means that if a
there is a decision to release the document to you, you will receive only
one copy, even if multiple copies of that document exists.

Publication of document

 

Where documents are released to you in response to your request, the
Department may be required to publish these documents on its website
within 10 working days in accordance with section 11C of the FOI Act.
Publication will not be required where the documents contain personal or
business affairs information.

Contacting the FOI Section

 

Should you wish to discuss your request you may contact the FOI Section at
[5][DIBP request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Officer

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Strategy & Law Enforcement Group

Department of Home Affairs | [6]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

E: [7][DIBP request email]

 

 

Dear Department of Home Affairs,

 

Could I get data of Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189) as at
20/04/2020, the total number of EOI in submitted status for all
occupations between 75-100 points, with/without professional year.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Pesh

 

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[8][FOI #6445 email]

 

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requests to Department of Home Affairs? If so, please contact us using
this form:

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This request has been made by an individual using Right to Know. This
message and any reply that you make will be published on the internet.
More information on how Right to Know works can be found at:

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From: Pesh

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Dear FOI,

I agree to the extension of time.

Yours sincerely,

Pesh

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