GIPA Act report reveals information access applications and proactive release by agencies on the rise in 2017/18


The NSW Information Commissioner, Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) CEO and Open Data Advocate, Ms Elizabeth Tydd, today released the eighth annual Report on the Operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) 2017-2018 (‘the Report’), which has now been tabled in Parliament.

The Report is a comprehensive assessment of the operation of the right to information legislation in New South Wales. It promotes greater transparency for the NSW community by examining the performance of over 220 government agencies and providing important guidance to policy makers and agency heads.

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