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FOI Masterclass - Melbourne - Thursday 24 August 2017

The Office of the Freedom of Information Commissioner

Thursday, 24 August 2017 from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm (AEST)

FOI Masterclass - Melbourne - Thursday 24 August 2017

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This year, the Office of the FOI Commissioner is offering a full suite of training and education programs to assist agencies, local government and universities that process FOI applications in Victoria.

Our comprehensive training and education program has been developed by expert training professionals with over 30 years’ FOI experience running FOI training internationally and with other Australian jurisdictions, including the Commonwealth. 

This program is endorsed by the Acting FOI Commissioner and has been informed by training need analysis findings, stakeholder consultations and pilot sessions conducted in December 2016.

Our staff are in attendance at all sessions to offer their expertise and insights, and to assist in answering all of your questions.

FOI Masterclass - Melbourne

This one day training program will ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of the exemptions.

The training program incorporates relevant amendments due to come into effect on 1 September 2017. 

Exemptions that will be covered include:

  • Section 30 - Internal working documents
  • Section 31 - Law enforcement documents 
  • Section 32 - Legal privilege
  • Section 33 - Personal Affairs
  • Section 34 - Trade secrets, commercial or financial information
  • Section 35 - Material obtained in confidence
  • Section 36 - Contrary to public interest
  • Section 38 - Secrecy provisions 
  • Section 38A - Council documents
  • VCAT Decisions

Catering: Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day

Cost: Training will be offered on a cost recovery basis of $350 (ex. GST) per participant, per day.

Please arrive at 8:45am for registration.


Cancellation Policy 

If you are unable to attend training please review our Cancellation Policy below before contacting our Office. 

  • All cancellations or substitution’s must be advised in writing to training@foicommissioner.vic.gov.au.
  • A substitution for nonattendance can be arranged up to 24 hours prior to the commencement of the scheduled training.
  • If a cancellation is made more than 5 business days before the date of scheduled training - full refund of any payment made.
  • If a cancellation is made within 5 business days before the date of scheduled training - full payment will be required and no refund applicable.
  • Please note certificates of completion will not be issued to unpaid accounts.

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Citadines on Bourke Melbourne
131 - 135 Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Thursday, 24 August 2017 from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm (AEST)


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