OIC Guidance

 

The FOI Process

 

 

COVID-19 Managing FOI timeframes and potential office closures

Accessing Government documents in Western Australia

Third parties and their rights - guide for the public

Calculating time and days guide

Advising applicants of review rights - guide for agencies (Currently under review)

Dealing with personal information about an officer of an agency

FOI Coordinators Manual

Dealing with requests for documents related to an ‘exempt agency’

 

FOI Exemption Guides

Clause 4(2) – Information that has a commercial value

Clause 4(3) – Business, professional, commercial or financial affairs

Clause 6 – Deliberative processes of Government

Clause 7 – Legal professional privilege

Clause 8 – Confidential communications

 

The External Review Process

External Review Procedure - guide for parties

Producing documents to the Information Commissioner – guide for agencies

Exchange of submissions and procedural fairness - guide for parties

Documents that cannot be found or do not exist – guide for access applicants

Preparing for a conciliation conference - guide for parties

Understanding the conciliation process - guide for parties

Consulting with third parties during external review - guide for agencies

Decisions of the Information Commissioner – guide for access applicants

Decisions of the Information Commissioner – guide for agencies

Decisions of the Information Commissioner – guide for third parties

 

Information Statements

Information Statement Guidelines