Victorian FOI Application Fee

From 1 July 2023 the application fee for a VCAT FOI request is $31.80. Victorian agencies should change all public material where references to the fee occurs including request forms, websites, FOI policies etc. The application fee changes each year from 1 July and is announced between February and May before the change. Come back regularly to our Recent Developments …

FOI Requests can’t be amended during OVIC review

VCAT has confirmed that applicant’s cannot amend FOI requests during an OVIC review. That means that they cannot tell OVIC that they are now willing to get partial access. An applicant must be held to the terms of the original request and any decision by OVIC must be in relation to the original request: Davies v Victoria Police [2022] VCAT …

Victorian FOI Application Fee

From 1 July 2022 the application fee for a VCAT FOI request is $30.60.  Victorian agencies should change all public material where references to the fee occurs including request forms, web sites, FOI policies, etc.  The application fee changes each year from 1 July and is announced between February and May before the change.  Come back regularly to our Recent …