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Consultation on draft FOI Guidelines

OVIC has been developing guidelines to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic) (the FOI Act) (FOI Guidelines) to provide guidance to agencies and members of the public on how to interpret and apply the FOI Act.

In developing the FOI Guidelines, OVIC has been consulting on draft content. Public consultation is now closed, and OVIC is finalising all remaining content.

Check out published content here.

Where are we up to?

Drafting content Public consultation Considering feedback Final Published
Part I – Preliminary
Part IA – Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner
Part IB – Professional Standards
Part II – Publication of certain documents and information
Part III – Access to documents
Part IV – Exempt documents
Part V – Amendment of personal records
Part VI – Review of decisions
Part VIA – Complaints
Part VIB – Investigations
Part VIC – Coercive powers
Part VII – Miscellaneous
Freedom of Information (Access Charges) Regulations 2014
In progress
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