The formal consultation period has begun for draft ACT FOI guidelines 3 and 4 on dealing with access applications and considering the public interest. We are seeking feedback from all ACT directorates on or before the consultation closing date of Friday 10 January 2020.
To help ACT Government agencies interpret and administer the FOI Act, the Ombudsman is developing a series of guidelines.
Michael Manthorpe PSM, has published the first full financial year annual report on the operation of the Freedom of Information Act 2016 in the ACT.
The ACT Ombudsman acknowledges the traditional owners of the Canberra region, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.