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Thursday, November 13, 2008

ALP FOI policy commitment: no need to dig out your hard-copy.

Just over a year ago, one month before the election and as reported here, Federal Labor released a well received policy statement,"Government information:Restoring trust and integrity" outlining planned Freedom of Information changes, and initiatives on journalist shield laws, whistleblower protection and suppression orders.Some might get a surprise when they now go to where the policy statement used to be,"Government information: Restoring trust and integrity" and come up with "This page is currently offline. Please check again at a later date."

Relax folks.Pre-November 2007 materials can be found here, including the elusive
government_information policy_xx.pdf

As to implementation, ........

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