June 1, 2014 - 12:04pm
As a decision maker, you are only able to make one decision about access in relation to an application. This decision must deal with all of the documents relevant to the access application. The Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) do not allow you to split the application into parts and make separate decisions because:
June 1, 2014 - 12:01pm
You may find that OIC requests preliminary documents and assistance even when an application for external review is received outside the 20 business day statutory timeframe. This is because we are required to consider whether to exercise our discretion to accept the application ‘out of time’, which is specifically provided for by the RTI and IP Acts1.
June 1, 2014 - 11:46am
Just in case you missed hearing about these resources, here’s a snapshot.
May 6, 2014 - 4:06pm
This week is Privacy Awareness Week and to mark the event, we’ve launched a range of new resources encouraging the community and public servants to understand their rights and responsibilities under the Information Privacy Act 2009.
May 6, 2014 - 10:30am
The Office of the Information Commissioner’s compliance review report regarding the Rockhampton Regional Council was tabled in Parliament today.