New application fee and processing and access charges

July 4, 2014 - 9:52am

The application fee and processing and access charges for applications made under the Right to Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009 changed on 1 July 2014.

The application fee increased from $41.90 to $43.35 and the processing charge from $6.45 to $6.70 for each fifteen minutes or part thereof.

The cost of receiving black-and-white photocopies of documents also increased from $0.20 to $0.25 per page. 

OIC has released a new guideline, Charging for applications received before 1 July 2014, to assist agencies in calculating fees and charges for existing applications.