FOI request informs inquiry

June 27, 2019 - 10:33am

Freedom of Information (FOI) and Right to Information (RTI) requests can help Australians access government-held information in their quest to better understand government decisions.

In the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), one resident sought documents to understand why there was a 305% increase in her property’s valuation, and consequently her rates bill.

This case was also examined as part of an ACT inquiry launched at the end of 2018 into commercial rates.

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