Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 requires the National Faster Rail Agency (NFRA) to publish certain information on our website. This includes this Information Publications Scheme (IPS) plan, and disclosing access decisions through a disclosure log on our website.

The disclosure log provides access to information which has been released in response to an FOI access request. The Information that will be described in the NFRA disclosure log will be information released by NFRA under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and is available for public access.

Detailed information about FOI can be found at the website for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

FOI Requests

Requests to access documents must be in writing and must provide enough information about the documents sought to enable the Agency to identify them.

Requests should be sent to:

The FOI Coordinator

National Faster Rail Agency

info@NFRA.gov.au

A link is provided on the NFRA disclosure log. There may be documents in the disclosure log that are currently not available in HTML format. If you are unable to read the format provided, please contact the FOI Coordinator at the above email address.

Fees and charges

There is no fee for making a request but the Freedom of Information Act 1982 provides that charges may be imposed for processing requests.

A charge may be imposed to reimburse NFRA for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you. We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternative format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Disclosure log

In accordance with sections 8(2)(g) and 11C of the Freedom of Information Act 1982, information released under the Act is listed below.

NFRA will make documents accessible on this website as much as possible. However, some documents, due to size or format, will be made available via post. If you would like to access documents listed but not published on this site, or in an alternate format please contact the FOI Coordinator.

NFRA’s list does not include the following:

documents released under the FOI Act containing personal or business information which would be unreasonable to publish;

documents to which access has been refused or which are exempt from release under the FOI Act; and

documents which have been released to the media or members of the public outside the FOI Act.

Information attached, or referred to, in the NFRA’s FOI disclosure log may be removed after 12 months, unless the information has enduring public value.

2019-20

Disclosure date

Description of documents

Nil to date