A Commonwealth Pro-Disclosure Culture - Implications and Opportunities
Keeping Good Companies: Journal of Chartered Secretaries Australia Ltd, Vol. 64, No. 7, pp. 401-4, August 2012
6 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2012 Last revised: 24 Aug 2018
Date Written: August 1, 2012
Reform of Commonwealth freedom of information legislation has entrenched a pro-disclosure culture. New requirements for proactive publication are enhancing community access to, and engagement with, government information. Robust information management systems are critical if government is to meet its obligations to give access to documents and publish information, while protecting personal privacy.
Keywords: freedom of information, FOI, open government, public sector information, information management, Australia
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