Tag: foi

Information Commissioner signals 23 OAIC jobs at risk 
By Paris Cowan | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Increasing workload could leave privacy complaints unseen.
 
Information Commissioner out as privacy/FOI office shut down 
 
NSW Police to overhaul FOI system 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-awaited replacement to paper-based interim solution.
 
Turnbull's communications 'blue book' stays secret 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Some public interest, but not enough?
 
Budget cuts slow work at NSW information commission 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
No time left to champion citizen’s information rights.
 
Govt remains secretive on $80k procurement threshold 
By John Hilvert | May 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
"Net benefit" document declared exempt under FOI.
 
Feds eye FOI cutbacks 
By John Hilvert | Oct 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Attorney General concerned over cost of scheme.
 
British data breaches increase tenfold 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Record breaches and fines.
 
NBN Co passes 'commercial activities' scrutiny 
By Ry Crozier | Aug 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Review finds freedom of information exemptions valid.
 
Technology drives FOI reform proposal 
By John Hilvert | Mar 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
Bring charges in line with IT advances.
 
NBN Co braces for secrecy probe 
By James Hutchinson | Feb 3, 2012 | Comment Now 
Opinion: Is commercial sensitivity a catch-all?
 
Exclusive: NBN Co withholds fibre upgrade price 
By James Hutchinson, Ry Crozier | Feb 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Fears trial details could breach contractor confidentiality.
 
Internode knocked back on Telstra-NBN documents 
By James Hutchinson | Jan 20, 2012 | Comment Now 
'Unknown unknowns' could plague competitors.
 
Australian Government data to be 'open by default' 
By John Hilvert | May 25, 2011 | Comment Now 
But new rules are still not binding on agencies.
 
Greens win NBN Co FOI review 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 25, 2011 | Comment Now 
To occur within a year.
 
Turnbull to challenge NBN Co FoI exemption 
 
Broadband Dept loosens iron grip on documents 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 6, 2011 | Comment Now 
Cuts Freedom of Information costs to $12,570 each.
 
Government agencies urged to adopt SEO 
By John Hilvert | Nov 2, 2010 | Comment Now 
In effort to make public information more accessible.
 
Q&A: Australia's Information Commissioner, John McMillan 
By John Hilvert | Nov 1, 2010 | Comment Now 
On FOI, privacy, reuse rights and not stepping on too many toes.
 
ACCC to launch Freedom of Information doc store 
By Kelly Mills | Jul 26, 2010 | Comment Now 
Based on open source software.
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