September 10, 2018 - 10:07am
Building Trust through Transparency is important for all Queensland Government Agencies. Strong Right to Information practices help embed the legislative principals, meet community expectations and ensure a more responsive, accountable and open government.
This year, Right to Information Day will be celebrated from 24 – 28 September. It is an opportunity to remind Queenslanders about their right to access government-held information, as well as the government’s responsibility to release information, unless contrary to the public interest.
September 3, 2018 - 8:28am
While unmanned vehicles or ‘drones’ have been traditionally associated with military use, they are increasingly being used by civilian drone enthusiasts for recreational purposes. This is likely to increase as councils consider and approve designated drone zones in public spaces.
There are a range of guidelines and requirements to consider whilst operating a drone such as visual line of sight, safe distances and noise, however it’s also important to consider the privacy of others when operating drones in particular those with recording equipment on-board.
August 21, 2018 - 8:41am
Professor Ken Smith, Chief Executive and Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) will deliver the Solomon Lecture on 24 September 2018. The lecture forms an important part of Right to Information Day activities and this year’s theme is ‘Trust and Transparency’.
August 21, 2018 - 8:37am
Right to Information Day (RTID) is on 28 September 2018. Celebrated annually and recognised internationally as Right to Know Day, Queensland marks this occasion by acknowledging the contribution of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) to facilitating greater and easier access to government-held information.
August 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
The Australian Government has formally announced it will extend the opt-out period for My Health Record by an extra month to 15 November 2018.