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.

Information Publication Scheme

The NFRA provides the following information in accordance with the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) established under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Who We Are and What We Do

The NFRA's Corporate Plan

The NFRA's Organisational Structure

Our Workplace Plans and Policies

Procedures for Public Interest Disclosures

Privacy Policy

IPS Agency Plan

Our Finances

Portfolio Budget Statements

FOI Disclosure Log

IPS Agency Plan

Disclosure Log 

FOI Guidelines - Office of the Information Commissioner

Reports and Responses to Parliament

Annual reports

Agency contracts $100,000 or more (Murray Motion) 

Indexed list of Agency files (Harradine Motion)

Gifts and Benefits Register

Contact information

Email: info@nfra.gov.au

Where a document is not available in an accessible format under the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2, it will be made available on request through the above contact details.

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.

2021-22

Disclosure date

Description of documents

07/10/2021

Documents relating to Consolidated Land and Rail Australia fast rail proposal from Melbourne to Greater Shepparton PDF: 19 MB

2020-21

Disclosure date

Description of documents

Nil

 

2019-20

Disclosure date

Description of documents

Nil