The audit objective is to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of entities’ implementation of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Audit criteria

  1. The Attorney-General’s Department and Office of the Australian Information Commissioner effectively and efficiently perform their respective roles in providing guidance and assistance to entities and monitoring compliance with the FOI Act.
  2. The selected entities effectively and efficiently process FOI document access requests.
  3. The selected entities release relevant information under the Information Publication Scheme (IPS).