Freedom of Information

From 1 October 2017 Agencies are required to make available on their websites, information and documents that have already been disclosed to an FOI applicant that:

  • Are not related to the personal affairs of an individual;
  • Could not be claimed as exempt under Schedule 1 of the FOI Act when publicly released; and
  •  Could not be considered defamatory or a breach of confidentiality or reasonably be anticipated to cause harm to a person.

This requirement will apply to all non-personal FOI applications received from 1 October 2017

Where a document is not able to be published, access may be requested by contact the DSD FOI Unit on (08) 8226 3821, or .