McMahon and Department of Consumer Affairs

Application number:
1993 S0122
Decision date:
Monday, Feb 28, 1994
(1994) 1 QAR 377

McMahon and Department of Consumer Affairs
(1993 S0122, 28 February 1994)


This case illustrates principles established in B and Brisbane North Regional Health Authority(1994) 1 QAR 279 and McEniery and Medical Board of Queensland (1994) 1 QAR 349, in a situation where the source of a complaint of wrongdoing made to a regulatory agency could not reasonably have expected his identity, or the information he provided, to remain confidential if the complaint was to be properly dealt with by the regulatory agency.