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FOI Review:

Western Australia’s independent Information Commissioner is conducting a review and calling for public submissions about the manner in which Western Australian State and local government agencies administer the freedom of information (FOI) process. Further details can be found here.
 




  • Information Commissioner's paper presented to:
    Australian Society of Archivists Inc.
    in Perth on 22/02/2001... also available in PDF and DOC formats.

  • Information Commissioner's paper presented at:
    FOI: Past, Present and Future Conference
    in Hobart on 30/11/1999... available in PDF or DOC format.

  • Information Commissioner's paper presented at:
    Australian Society of Archivists Inc. AGM
    in Perth on 10/07/2002... also available in PDF and DOC formats.

  • Copy of A/Information Commissioner's speech to Integrity Legal’s Perth Legal Counsel conference on proposed Privacy and Freedom of Information Amendment Bills 2007 in PDF format.

  • Copy of A/Information Commissioner's submission to Australian Government on Information Commissioner Bill 2009 and Freedom of Information (Reform) Bill 2009 in PDF format. 


Guides to assist in the understanding and application of some of the most commonly used exemption clauses:

  • Clause 4(2)... (PDF)
  • Clause 4(3)... (PDF)
  • Clause 6....... (PDF)
  • Clause 7....... (PDF)
  • Clause 8....... (PDF)
     

Online forms (not required but recommended):


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