GUN and Department of Health;

Application number:
1999 S0064
Decision date:
Monday, Mar 27, 2000

GUN and Redcliffe-Caboolture District Health Service (Department of Health)
(1999 S0064, 27 March 2000) 

The matter in issue comprised a Form 14 (or 'Information') issued in respect of the applicant under s.25 of the Mental Health Act 1974 Qld, as well as the parts of the applicant's Health Service records which identified community members who had provided information to the respondent about the applicant's welfare. 

The Information Commissioner applied the principles established in ROSK and Brisbane North Regional Health Authority (1996) 3 QAR 393 and found that some of the matter in issue was exempt under s.42(1)(h) of the FOI Act.  The Information Commissioner found that other matter in issue was exempt under s.42(1)(b), s.44(l), s.46(1)(a) and s.46(1)(b) of the FOI Act.