Submission to Attorney General: OAIC matters raised by ART – The evidence!

Submission to Attorney General: OAIC matters raised by ART – The evidence!

This submission was sent to the office of the Attorney general immediately after the letter sent by Tim Smith to George Brandis on OAIC and the OGP; Issues on Wednesday 6th December 2017 . That itself followed from a letter from George Brandis to Josh Frydenberg that...
Resourcing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Australian OGP Commitment 3.1 – Submission 2

Resourcing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Australian OGP Commitment 3.1 – Submission 2

On 31 May 2017 there was a discussion between members of Accountability Round Table and the Department of the Attorney-General concerning Australia’s the OGP National Action Plan that resulted in our first submission on proper resourcing of the Office of the...
Resourcing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Australian OGP Commitment 3.1 – Submission 1

Resourcing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Australian OGP Commitment 3.1 – Submission 1

Accountability Round Table has long held concerns about the protection of Freedom of Information given the abolition of the oversight body, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), followed by its restoration in a weakened and underfunded form....
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