Bradford and Department of Justice and Attorney-General [2018] QICmr 5 (6 February 2018)

Application number:
Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Decision date:
Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION - REFUSAL OF ACCESS - CONTRARY TO PUBLIC INTEREST - request for information about an offender convicted of theft offences at the applicant’s property - enhance accountability and transparency of corrective services agency in monitoring offenders - reveal background and contextual information to decisions relating to an offender’s supervision and parole - administration of justice for victims of crime - personal information and privacy of an offender - whether disclosure of information would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest - sections 47(3)(b) and 49 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)