News Corp Australia Pty Ltd and Gympie Regional Council [2019] QICmr 34 (28 August 2019)

Application number:
News Corp Australia Pty Ltd ACN 163 992 774
Gympie Regional Council
Decision date:
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION - REFUSAL OF ACCESS - CONTRARY TO THE PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION - information about a review of Council water and sewerage services - accountability and transparency - informed debate on important issues - prejudice to business and commercial affairs of entities - prejudice future supply of information to Council - whether disclosure would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest - sections 47(3)(b) and 49 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

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