The Information Publication Scheme (IPS) aims to transform the freedom of information framework from one that responds to individual requests for access to documents to one that requires Australian Government agencies to take a proactive approach to publishing information. The scheme commences on 1 May 2011.
Requires Australian Government agencies to publish information publication plans;
specifies categories of information that must be published; and provides a means for agencies to proactively publish other government information. Further information on the IPS is available from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) website.
AASB publishes reports required by Government under Government Reports. These include
Information on AASB submissions to Parliamentary Committees is provided through Treasury and is available on the Parliament website (www.aph.gov.au).
To date, AASB has not been routinely requested for particular information. AASB publishes information accessed under the FOI Act in a disclosure log (subject to any exceptions under section 11C of the FOI Act).
To access AASB information or documents under the FOI Act please contact the FOI Contact Officer by email at or phone on 03 8080 7400.
These are detailed in our AASB Strategy and Corporate Plan.
These guidelines relate to employment conditions and managing staff; Work Diversity Program and Prevention of Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace.
AUASB procurement, tendering and contracts arrangements are consistent with Commonwealth guidelines published on the Department of Finance and Deregulation website.
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