CMN and Education Queensland

Application number:
1998 S0158
Decision date:
Wednesday, Oct 28, 1998

CMN and Education Queensland
(1998 S0158; 28 October 1998) 

This case resulted in the affirmation of the Department's decision that a $30.00 application fee was payable in respect of an FOI access application for employment-related documents of the access applicant. 

The decision refuted the applicant's claim that, because the documents were contained on the applicant's "rehabilitation file", and concerned a workplace dispute which had affected her health, they must concern her personal affairs, notwithstanding that the documents themselves contained no matter that could be properly characterised as information concerning the personal affairs of the applicant.