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Freedom of Information Amendment (Open Government) Bill 2003 [2008]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
MURRAY, Andrew

Summary

Amends the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and the Freedom of Information (Fees and Charges) Regulations to: extend access to information in the possession of the Commonwealth; and create an independent position of Freedom of Information Commissioner to be held by the Commonwealth Ombudsman.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/03  
Second reading moved 25/06/03  
Restored to Notice Paper 17/11/04  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/02/08  
Restored to Notice Paper 18/03/08  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes