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Response to Official Information Act Request OIA-2019/20-0126: Request relating to DPMC's usage of psychometric testing and associated costs between 1 July 2017 and 31 June 2019

Issue date: 
Friday, 28 February 2020
Issue status: 
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Some parts of this information release would not be appropriate to release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act). Where this is the case, the relevant sections of the Act that would apply have been identified. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.

Response sent to requestor on 24 September 2019.

An accessible version of this material is available on request from DPMC.

Official Information Act 1982 request received on 2 Sep 2019

"This request seeks information around use of psychometric testing by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for job applicants, costs of such testing and providers used for the provision of such testing."

Information being released

The response letter details the nature of assessment tools used by the Department when considering applicants for positions at DPMC, details costs for services received and clarifies which external organisations are hired for the purpose of providing these services.

Last updated: 
Friday, 28 February 2020

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