Would it disclose the contractor's financing arrangements, its cost structure or profit margins, its full ''base case financial model'', or any intellectual property? We think not. But perhaps it comes under this catch-all classification: ''any matter the disclosure of which would place the contractor at a substantial commercial disadvantage in relation to other contractors or potential contractors, whether at present or in the future.'' That must be it - but how?
This is a challenge to NSW's new Information Commissioner, Deirdre O'Donnell, who has declared that she wants to champion a ''revolution'' in the public sector's attitude to information. So let the revolution begin, and heads roll on the Hungry Mile."