Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women [2018] QICmr 47 (21 November 2018)

Application number:
313486
Applicant:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Respondent:
Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
Decision date:
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018
Catchwords:

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – RIGHT TO INFORMATION REFUSAL OF ACCESS – EXEMPT INFORMATION – INFORMATION THE DISCLOSURE OF WHICH IS PROHIBITED BY AN ACT – information and pixelated CCTV footage concerning incidents occurring in a youth detention centre – whether information is confidential information under section 288 of the Youth Justice Act 1992 (Qld) – whether disclosure is prohibited by an Act – whether access to information may be refused under section 47(3)(a) and section 48 and schedule 3, section 12(1) of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – RIGHT TO INFORMATION REFUSAL OF ACCESS – CONTRARY TO PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION – information and pixelated CCTV footage concerning incidents occurring in a youth detention centre – whether disclosure would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest – section 47(3)(b) and section 49 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

Appeals information:

This decision is the subject of an appeal to QCAT