Recent developments in Victorian FOI

  • Author : Samuel Ure - 30-11-2016

I am presenting the attached paper on developments in freedom of information in Victoria at a conference on Friday.

It contains a discussion of developments in appeals on a question of law, the application of FOI to reports generated from electronic databases and FOI requests in respect of CCTV footage.

It also discusses what may perhaps be one of the larger-scale FOI battles in Victoria – between British American Tobacco and the Cancer Council of Victoria.

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