2014-15 Annual Report – GIPA Information

Table A: Number of applications by type of applicant and outcome*

Access granted in full Access granted in part Access refused in full Information not held Information already available Refuse to deal with application Refuse to confirm/deny whether information is held Application withdrawn
Media
Members of Parliament
Private sector business
Not for profit organisations or community groups
Members of the public (application by legal representative)  2  1  1
Members of the public (other)  3  1
* More than one decision can be made in respect of a particular access application. If so, a recording must be made in relation to each such decision. This also applies to Table B.

Table B: Number of applications by type of application and outcome

  Access granted in full Access granted in part Access refused in full Information not held Information already available Refuse to deal with application Refuse to confirm/deny whether information is held Application withdrawn
Personal information applications*  3              
Access applications (other than personal information applications)    1  1  1        
Access applications that are partly personal information applications and partly other  2              

Table C: Invalid applications

Reason for invalidity No of applications

Application does not comply with formal requirements (section 41 of the Act)

 0

Application is for excluded information of the agency (section 43 of the Act)

 0

Application contravenes restraint order (section 110 of the Act)

 0

   

Total number of invalid applications received

 0

Invalid applications that subsequently became valid applications

 0

Table D: Conclusive presumption of overriding public interest against disclosure: matters listed in Schedule 1 to Act

  Number of times consideration used*
Overriding secrecy laws

 0
Cabinet information

 0

Executive Council information

 0
Contempt  0

Legal professional privilege

 0

Excluded information

 0

Documents affecting law enforcement and public safety

 0
Transport safety  0
Adoption  0
Care and protection of children  0
Ministerial code of conduct  0
Aboriginal and environmental heritage  0

Table E: Other public interest considerations against disclosure: matters listed in table to section 14 of Act

  Number of occasions when application not successful
Responsible and effective government  
Law enforcement and security  
Individual rights, judicial processes and natural justice  
Business interests of agencies and other persons  1
Environment, culture, economy and general matters  

Secrecy provisions

 
Exempt documents under interstate Freedom of Information legislation  

Table F: Timeliness

  Number of applications

Decided within the statutory timeframe (20 days plus any extensions)

 7

Decided after 35 days (by agreement with applicant)

 1
Not decided within time (deemed refusal)  0
Total  8

Table G: Number of applications reviewed under Part 5 of the Act (by type of review and outcome)

  Decision varied Decision upheld Total

Internal review

     0
Review by Information Commissioner*      0

Internal review following recommendation under section 93 of Act

   

 0

Review by ADT      0
Total      0

Table H: Applications for review under Part 5 of the Act (by type of applicant)

  Number of applications for review
Applications by access applicants  0
Applications by persons to whom information the subject of access application relates (see section 54 of the Act)  0

Table I: Applications transferred to other agencies under Division 2 of Part 4 of the Act (by type of transfer)

  Number of applications transferred

Agency-initiated transfers

 0

Applicant-initiated transfers  0