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Level 34, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3001, Australia

Core exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 1982

This training provides Victorian public sector staff with a comprehensive understanding of the exemptions contained in sections 30, 33, 34 and 35 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic). It includes:

  • an overview of the scope and objectives of the FOI Act;
  • good decision making;
  • how to interpret and apply the exemptions in sections 30, 33, 34 and 35; and
  • relevant VCAT decisions.

Participants are provided a 'Guide to Freedom of Information in Victoria' manual which details how to administer the FOI Act,  process applications, and interpret and apply the exemptions.

Please note this training is for Victorian public sector staff only.

You must have completed OVIC's Administering the Freedom of Information Act training session prior to attending this session.

You will be required to provide identification and collect a security pass from the concierge desk on arrival.

Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.

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