Reasons for Decision 2012

A and Department of Health and Human Services

The information at issue was whether the disclosure of the private contact details and previous employment history of a successful applicant for a position in the Department would be contrary to the public interest. 

A and Department of Health and Human Services [PDF, 110 KB, 4 pages]

B and Tasmania Police

The information at issue was whether a police statement regarding family violence should be disclosed to the accused party. This decision discusses the requirements of s 36 of the Right to Information Act 2009 and the application of the public interest test.

B and Tasmania Police [PDF, 115 KB, 4 pages]

C and Department of Police and Emergency Services

The issue for determination in this review was whether information relating to a family violence order made by the Applicant's wife against the Applicant in 2008 was exempt from production under s 30(l)(c) (the exemption applying to disclosure of methods for preventing, detecting or investigating breaches of the law) and s 36 (the exemption applying to law enforcement) of the Right to Information Act 2009.

C and Department of Police and Emergency Services [PDF, 130 KB, 6 pages]

D and Motor Accidents Insurance Board

The issue for determination in this review was whether some information on the Motor Accident Insurance Board's files in relation to the Applicant was exempt from production under s 31 (the exemption applying to legal professional privilege) and/or s 35 (the exemption applying to internal deliberative information) of the Right to Information Act 2009.

D and Motor Accidents Insurance Board [PDF, 114 KB, 4 pages]

E and Tasmania Police

The issue for determination was whether information in relation to complaints between DPEM employees and a third party was exempt from production under s 39 (the exemption for information obtained in confidence) of the Right to Information Act 2009.

E and Tasmania Police [PDF, 112 KB, 4 pages]

G and Tasmania Police

The issue for determination in this review was whether a decision made by Tasmania Police that information was exempt information, could be reviewed under s 44 (l) (b) (ii) of the Right to Information Act 2009, in circumstances where the Applicant has made application for internal review of the decision but that application had not been received.

G and Tasmania Police [PDF, 113 KB, 4 pages]