Category «Freedom of Information»

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Government buried $7.4b NBN blowout: Labor | Information Age | ACS

NBN “a sushi train of cost blowouts” and blasted the company’s decision to hide its reporting changes behind “arcane” guidance that, she alleged, had been changed by the Department of Finance “to suit NBN Co not having to disclose” an uncomfortable truth. Source: Government buried $7.4b NBN blowout: Labor | Information Age | ACS

iTWire – Labor MP Hill calls for government to step up and bring Assange home

“Julian Assange is an Australian citizen. He has never been convicted of any crime,” Hill said. “Yet he has been locked up and confined for years, facing extradition to the US and an effective death sentence, on trumped-up, politically motivated charges. Source: iTWire – Labor MP Hill calls for government to step up and bring …

Freedom of information: Coalition’s refusal to reveal national cabinet discussions challenged | Coalition | The Guardian

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) will file a case with the tribunal as it seeks to access information on at least 15 environmental approvals “fast-tracked” by the federal environment minister, Sussan Ley, a task so far stymied by the government’s insistence the documents fall under traditional cabinet rules. The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has insisted …