Information Publication Scheme

Purpose

 

To transform the freedom of information framework from one that responds to individual requests for access to documents to one that requires agencies to take a proactive approach to publishing information. The scheme commenced on 1 May 2011.

 

Content

 

•           IP Australia Information Publication Scheme Agency Plan

•           details of IP Australia’s structure)

•           details of IP Australia’s functions, including  its decision making powers and other powers affecting members of the public

•           details of statutory appointments of IP Australia

•           reference to IP Australia's annual reports

•           details of consultation arrangements for members of the public to comment on specific policy proposals

•           information in documents to which IP Australia routinely gives access in response to requests under the FOI Act

•           information that IP Australia routinely provides to Parliament

•           details of how to contact IP Australia about accessing information or documents under the FOI Act

•           References to IP Australia’s operational information (i.e. information that assists IP Australia to exercise its functions or powers in making decisions or recommendations that affect members of the public. This includes the rules, guidelines, practices and precedents relating to those decisions and recommendations.)

 

Access and Security

 

Publicly available

 

 

Last updated: 
18 May 2016