Publications

This is a searchable catalogue of the College's most recent books, book chapters, journal articles and working papers. The ANU College of Law also publishes a Research Paper Series on SSRN.

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information: A Government Perspective

Author(s): James Popple

Significant reforms were made to the Australian Freedom of Information Act 1982 from 1 November 2010. The guiding principle behind these reforms is that information held by the Government is to be managed for public purposes and is a national resource. This paper describes those changes to Australian FOI laws and charts their progress during the first year of reform.

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Centre: CCL

Research theme: Administrative Law

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