Skip to main content

Important COVID-19 information
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Attorney-General’s Department: Find out how our services are being delivered and how you can access them. For the latest COVID-19 news, updates and advice from the Australian Government, visit

Freedom of Information (FOI) Better Practice Guide

Freedom of information (FOI)
Publication date

The Better Practice Guide for Commonwealth agencies administering the Freedom of Information Act 1982 has been developed to assist agency officers and Ministerial advisers manage FOI requests efficiently and effectively within their own context. It has been written from the point of view of FOI practitioners and managers.