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Author Paterson, Moira, author.

Title Freedom of information and privacy in Australia : information access 2.0 / Moira Paterson.

Published Chatswood, NSW LexisNexis Butterworths, [2015]

LocationUniM Law High Use 
Call No.KM 209 I6 K1 PATE


Edition 2nd edition.
Physical description lxii, 829 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previous edition : 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Overview, interrelationships and contexts -- Chapter 2. Key elements of the legislation -- Chapter 3. Access and amendment under FOI laws -- Chapter 4. Access and amendment under information privacy and public records laws -- Chapter 5. Exemption provisions: introductory issues -- Chapter 6. Exemptions that protect third party interests -- Chapter 7. Access exemption provisions protecting the internal processes and the business affairs of agencies -- Chapter 8. Access exemption provisions protecting governmental and public interests -- Chapter 9. Freedom of information oversight and review -- Chapter 10. Review under information privacy and public record laws -- Chapter 11. Publication requirements -- Chapter 12. Overview and future directions.
Summary It provides a comprehensive analysis of the three main statutory regimes which regulate access to public sector information in Australia and offers critical perspectives on their operation, having regard to underlying objectives and the broader context in which they operate. It highlights the law reform issues.
Subject Privacy, Right of -- Australia.
Freedom of information -- Australia.
Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
ISBN 9780409339116