FOI Act (Australia)

Individuals have the right to access documents from Australian Government ministers and most Australian Government agencies under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

The FOI Act also applies to Norfolk Island public sector agencies and official documents of Norfolk Island ministers.

Freedom of information

The FOI functions include the oversight of the operation of the FOI Act and review of decisions made by agencies and ministers under that Act. If you are dissatisfied with the result of an FOI request, you may ask us to review it.

PLEASE VISIT FOR MORE DETAILS: www.oaic.gov.au/freedom-of-information/the-foi-act/