Rick Snell

University of Tasmania

Associate Professor of Administrative Law

French Street

Sandy Bay

Tasmania, 7250

Australia

http://www.ricksnell.com.au

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Towards a Qualitative Approach to Evaluating Access to Information Legislation

CPRafrica 2012/CPRsouth7 Conference, Port Louis, Mauritius, September 5-7, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Sep 2012
Rhonda A. Breit, Paul Henman and Rick Snell
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Macquarie University - Department of Sociology and University of Tasmania
Downloads 115 (257,462)

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access, information, transparency, inclusion

2.

Freedom of Information Practices

Agenda, Vol 13 No.4, 2006, 291-307
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 110 (265,621)

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Freedom of Information, FOI, Australia, New Zealand, Stiglitz, information asymmetry, compliance analysis

3.

Ombudsman in Australia and New Zealand: A Preliminary Comparative Study of a Grievance Mechanism

Nihon University Comparative Law 26 (2009) 1-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 97 (289,499)

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Administrative Compliance – Evaluating the Effectiveness of Freedom of Information

(2001) 93 FoI Review, 26-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 96 (291,436)

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FOI, Freedom of Information, Open Government, Compliance analysis, FOI officers, non-compliance, administrative compliance, reform

5.

Information Flows – The Real Art of Information Management and Freedom of Information

Archives and Manuscripts, Vol 35 No. 1 May 2007, 54-81
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Rick Snell and Peter Sebina
University of Tasmania and University of Botswana
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FOI, Freeom of Information, Information flow, Stiglitz, information asymmetry, records management

6.

The Myth of the Teaching-Research Nexus

Legal Education Review, Volume 28, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2018
McClean, McKenzie & Topfer, University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law
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Teaching, Learning, Legal Education, Teaching Research Nexus, Managerialism

7.

The Kiwi Paradox - A Comparison of Freedom of Information in Australia and New Zealand

Federal Law Review Vol 28 No. 3, 2000, 575-616
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 71 (349,283)
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Official Information Act, FOI, New Zealand, comparative study

8.

Pluralism in FOI Law Reform: Comparative Analysis of China, Mexico and India

The University of Tasmania Law Review Vol. 33, No.1, 2014, 141-164
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Rhys Stubbs and Rick Snell
University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
Downloads 55 (397,533)
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FOI, Comparative, Public Sector Transparency

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FOI and the Delivery of Diminishing Returns, or How Spin-Doctors and Journalists Have Mistreated a Volatile Reform

The Drawing Board: An Australian Review of Public Affairs, Volume 3, Number 2: March 2002, 187-207
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 54 (400,863)

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FOI, spin doctor, spin-doctor, reform, fourth estate, Freedom of Information

10.

Freedom of Information Returns to China

Public Administration Today, January 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
Weibing Xiao and Rick Snell
School of Economic Law, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and University of Tasmania
Downloads 43 (441,106)
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Freedom of Information, China, Chydenius

11.

Opening Up the Mindset Is Key to Change

Public Sector Informant (The Canberra Times) 4 November 2008, 10-11
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 41 (449,178)

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FOI, FOI 2.0, flow of information, reform, Official Information Act

12.

Customising Freedom of Information Law Reform in South Pacific Micro-States

The Round Table Vol 104 Issue 5 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2015
Rick Snell and Rowena MacDonald
University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania - Law School
Downloads 25 (526,741)

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FOI, Freedom of Information, South Pacific, Tonga, Supply and demand, transplant

13.

Releasing the Potential of FOI - Making the Transition from FOI Version 1.0 to Version 2.0

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
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FOI, Freedom of Information, FOI 2.0, pro-active disclosure, bureaucratic mindset, FOI reform, information environment

14.

Contentious Issues Management - The Dry Rot in FOI Practice?

(2002) 102 FOI Review, 62-65
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
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contentious Issues Management, FOI, Compliance, political spin

15.

Freedom of Information: The Experience of the Australian States - An Epiphany?

Federal Law Review Vol 29, 2001, 343-358.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 17 (576,209)
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FOI, Freedom of Information, Australian states, FOI 1.0, reform

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Freedom of Information and the Tasmanian Ombudsman 1993-1996

University Tasmania Law Review 1997 Vol 16 No. 2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Helen Sheridan and Rick Snell
Clayton Utz and University of Tasmania
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FOI, Freedom of Information, Tasmania, Ombudsman, external review

17.

FOI Officers - A Constituency in Decline?

(2002) 102 FoI Review 69-72
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
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FOI, FOI Officers, information access

18.

Developments in Tasmanian Freedom of Information 1996-1999

(2001) 93 FoI Review, 32-35
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Rick Snell and Nicole Tyson
University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
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FOI, Freedom of Information, Compliance analysis, Annual Reports, Tasmanian Ombudsman

19.

Back to the Drawing Board: Preliminary Musings on Redesigning Australian Freedom of Information

(2000) 85 FoI Review, 2-6
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Rick Snell and Nicole Tyson
University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
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FOI, Freedom of Information, Reform, redesign, Westminster, secrecy, law reform, policy design, information management, information policy

20.

Cabinet Exemptions in Australia — Saying Goodbye to the Midas Touch?

(2002) 102 FoI Review 65-67
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
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Who Needs FOI When Market Mechanisms Will Deliver Accountability on Demand? A Critical Evaluation of the Relationship between Freedom of Information and Government Business Enterprises

Flinders Journal of Law Reform 1999 Vol 3 Issue 2. 215-246
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell and Emily Langston
University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
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GBE, FOI, Freedom of Information, Public Private, market mechanisms, administrative law, public power

22.

FOI: Losing the Information Game

IQ InfoRMAA Quarterly August 2007, 36-39
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
Downloads 5 (657,002)

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FOI, Freedom of Information, Information Asymmetry, public policy dialogue, Stiglitz, information management, information tool, information management

23.

Commercial-in-Confidence - Time for a Rethink?

(2002) 102 FoI Review 67-69
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Rick Snell
University of Tasmania
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Commercial-in-Confidence, FOI, Freedom Of Information, reform

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Foi Reporting Requirements: The Tasmanian 'Devil' Approach - Forget and File Away

(1997) 70 FOI Review
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Rick Snell and Helen Sheridan
University of Tasmania and Clayton Utz
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FOI, Freedom of Information, Annual Reports