Freedom of information

The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992 gives you the right to apply for access to documents held by the Department. Find out how to access information and the fees involved.

  Freedom of information: Introduction

The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992 (the FOI Act) gives you the right to apply for access to documents held by the Department.

We will help you to obtain access to documents at the lowest reasonable cost, and ensure that personal information we hold is accurate, complete, up to date and not misleading.

Your right to apply is not affected by any reasons you have for wishing to obtain access. The kinds of documents to which you may request access include paper files, computer records, maps, plans, photographs, tape recordings, films, video tapes and electronically stored information.

External Link Department of Justice: The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992

  Freedom of information: Information statement

To assist you in finding the information you need, the Department for has prepared an information statement. The statement describes:

  • The structure and functions of the Department.
  • The ways in which the functions of the Department affect members of the public.
  • Any arrangements that exist to enable members of the public to participate in the formulation of the Department's policy and the performance of the Department's functions.
  • The types of documents that are usually found at the Department.
  • The Department's arrangements for giving members of the public access to documents including details of library facilities.

You can download the information statement below.

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  Freedom of information: Documents

 

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