Audit tools

Self assessment electronic audit

The self-assessed electronic audit is a self report by all public sector agencies, including departments, local governments, universities, Government Owned Corporations and statutory authorities, which assesses agency implementation of all of the obligations contained in the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld), and related instruments. Completion of the audit by agencies is mandatory.

Maturity of information management

This tool assists government agencies to assess the maturity of their information management. Agencies need appropriate information management to realise the object of the Right to Information Act 2009 and provide information as a matter of course unless there is a good reason not to. The Survey incorporates relevant aspects of information management under the Queensland Governance Enterprise Architecture.

Desktop audit

This tool can be used by staff to audit their agencies compliance with the requirements under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

Website requirements checklist

These checklists set out how Departments, local governments and offices might meet publication scheme and disclosure log and other requirements under the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and Ministerial Guidelines made pursuant to the Act. The checklist also contains guidance on meeting requirements of Information Privacy Principle (IPP) 2 and 5 under the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act).

Briefing practice audit

This tool is designed to assist agencies to self-assess their compliance with our Model Protocols for Queensland Government departments on reporting to Ministers and senior executive on RTI and IP applications.

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