Reasons for Decision 2011

  • K and Department of Infrastructure Energy and Resources

    The information at issue was the personal information of a third party, and it was found that disclosure was contrary to the public interest. This decision discusses the requirements of s36 of the RTI Act, and the application of the public interest test.

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  • Archers and George Town Council

    The information was written legal advice provided to George Town Council. It attracted legal professional privilege, and was exempt under s31 of the Right to Information Act.

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  • Ward and Tasmanian Police

    The information was found to be exempt under s30(1)(b) of the RTI Act, because it would reveal a confidential source of information if it was disclosed. The decisions of Mauger v General Manager, Wingercarribee Shire Council [1999] NSWADT 35 and Re McEneiry and Medical Board of Queensland [1994] QICMR 2; (1994) QAR 349 were applied.

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