Is an Opinion on a DA ‘personal information’?

30 May, 2013

In Donnellan v Ku-ring-gai Council [2013] NSWADT 115, the Administrative Decisions Tribunal considered a claim that access to submissions on a development application (DA)  should not be granted to the proponent of the DA under the Government Information (Public Access) Act…

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Copyright vs the GIPA Act

30 Apr, 2012

In March 2012, the Office of the Information Commissioner (‘OIC’) issued a ‘knowledge update’  on ‘Copyright and compliance with the GIPA Act’ (‘the Update‘). The Update discusses  advice received by the OIC on the relationship between the obligations upon local…

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ADT allows release of code of conduct investigation report

26 Apr, 2012

Further to our post on Hurst v Wagga Wagga City Council [2011] NSWADT 307, the Administrative Decisions Tribunal has recently handed down a judgement on the release of a local government investigation report into allegations of misconduct and maladministration.

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