O52 and Queensland Ombudsman [2020] QICmr 31 (11 June 2020)

Application number:
314596
Applicant:
O52
Respondent:
Queensland Ombudsman
Decision date:
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020
Catchwords:

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION -REFUSAL OF ACCESS - DOCUMENT NONEXISTENT OR UNLOCATABLE - applicant contends additional documents exist - whether the information sought is nonexistent or unlocatable - sections 47(3)(e) and 52(1) of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

IRRELEVANT INFORMATION - whether deleted information is irrelevant to the terms of the access application - section 88 of the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld)

REFUSAL OF ACCESS - EXEMPT INFORMATION - LEGAL PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGE - documents relating to the applicant and their interactions with the agency - whether information is exempt - section 47(3)(a) and schedule 3, section 7 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

CONTRARY TO PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION - documents relating to the applicant and their interactions with the agency - personal information and privacy of other individuals - fair treatment of individuals - Ombudsman investigations - 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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