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Prompt reporting also enables the Department to provide guidance on policy or operations to ensure casework consistency.
It is important that the information contained in CIS entries and cables is consistent, comprehensive and clear.
All casework reporting must be by cable, including non-DFAT posts (Austrade posts).
CIS emails should only be used for casework reporting when the cable network is not working.
Consular officers seeking guidance on a case that is not specifically dealt with in this Handbook should seek advice of senior consular officers at post, or refer the matter for advice to the case officer in Consular Operations or the Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) after hours.
Posts are required to report to the Department significant casework that involves Australian citizens in their consular district.Documents such as letters to the post, Third Person Notes and press cuttings, should be scanned and attached into CIS.Documents too big to scan should be copied and forwarded to Consular Operations in the next available airfreight bag.In today's technology-driven world, "innovation" has become a basic expectation.IT leaders are tasked with making technical magic, improving customer experience, and boosting the bottom line -- yet often without any increase to the IT budget.The initial cable on all new cases should contain a summary and cable body.