The Victorian Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1982, gives you the right, subject to specified exceptions, to access documents held by South West Healthcare. If you identify information that is incorrect, you have a right to request that it be amended.
The FOI Act allows for information to be exempted under certain circumstances. Each request is assessed in accordance with the Act.
There are two cost associated with making a request; the application fee and access charges. These are set by government regulations under the FOI Act.
Application Fee: $29.60 (non-refundable, unless the fee is waived)
Photocopying: 20 cents per page (A4 black & white)
Search fee: $20.00 per hour or part thereof
Note: Access charges will be invoiced after the application is processed
Freedom of Information Commissioner – Reviews
Office of the Freedom of information Commissioner
PO Box 24274
Melbourne Victoria 3001