FOI regime failing our environment

Posted on: Tue 26 Jan 2021

An Australian Conservation Foundation analysis of freedom of information statistics has revealed an increase in refused FOI requests – more redactions – higher charges and longer delays, – all plaguing Australia’s system of access to government documents.

To examine the ACF’s analysis of this problem, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to the ACF’s democracy campaigner Jolene Elberth.

Australian Conservation Foundation audit of FOI requests finds environment minister, department and agencies stifling access

Produced by Des Lawrence

Wiki image: Adelson Raimundo Reis Amaral


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