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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 7 Hansard (2 August) . . Page.. 2757 ..


(2) If any requests have been identified as pending in part (1), (a) what were the reasons for delay in finalising the request and (b) when are they expected to be finalised.

Ms Berry: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) There were 14 FOI requests pending with the Education Directorate at year end 2016-17, as reported in the Justice and Community Safety Directorate Annual Report 2016-17. With regard to those pending matters, the following was determined:

Request No. (a) Date received b) Date finalised c) Pending as at 11 May 2018 1 Feb-17 Oct-17 No 2 Mar-17 Aug-17 No 3 Mar-17 Aug-17 No 4 Mar-17 Aug-17 No 5 Mar-17 Aug-17 No 6 Mar-17 Aug-17 No 7 Jun-17 Sep-17 No 8 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 9 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 10 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 11 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 12 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 13 Jun-17 Oct-17 No 14 Jun-17 Yes

(2) One of the FOI requests remained pending with the Education Directorate as at 11 May 2018. The request required a large volume of documents to be collated and reviewed, as well as consultation with third parties. The majority of the documents did not require consultation with third parties and were released to the applicant in December 2017. A small number of documents are being considered for the stage 2 release, which is anticipated to be completed by 30 June 2018.

Government—freedom of information requests (Question No 1408)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 11 May 2018:

(1) For each FOI request identified as pending in the Justice and Community Safety Directorate Annual Report 2016-17, by each directorate and government agency for which you are responsible, what (a) was the month and year the request was received, (b) was the month and year the request was finalised, or whether the request is still pending.

(2) If any requests have been identified as pending in part (1), (a) what were the reasons for delay in finalising the request and (b) when are they expected to be finalised.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Please see the following data regarding the status of FOI requests pending at the end of FY 2016-17 for the Health Directorate:


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