Freedom of Information

Within our team we have personnel well versed in Freedom of Information legislation and have extensive experience in advising and acting for individuals and organisations making or objecting to freedom of information requests including:

  • acting for the president of unChain St Kilda in its action opposing the proposed development of the St Kilda Triangle – this has involved numerous requests and applications, sampling and defending a reverse FOI application
  • a law firm objecting to release of documents by Victoria Legal Aid
  • a client objecting to release of documents held by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • a client objecting to release of documents held by the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development
  • a client obtaining building reports from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • a client obtaining files from the department of Human Services concerning Adoption and Permanent Care Procedures
  • clients seeking a police reports and briefs relating to assault and battery by Victoria Police and also a civil compensation claim
  • a client obtaining building reports from the Building Commission
  • various clients obtaining hospital information
  • a marketing company requiring specific privacy and general advice.