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    Freedom of Information Laws

    Freedom of information, What does it mean?
    Parliamentary Glossary - Parliamentary Education Office


    Freedom of information is the principle that citizens should have the right to see most government reports and papers, particularly those that relate to their personal affairs. The media obtained sensitive information by using their right to freedom of information.


    THE MEDIA: Plans for sweeping FOI reform unveiled March 24, 2009 - 5:49PM
    The public will no longer be denied access to information that embarrasses the federal government, under draft legislation to amend Freedom of Information (FoI) laws.

    http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news...0324-983d.html

    THE MEDIA: Sweeping changes to FOI laws
    Dan Harrison
    March 24, 2009 - 1:00PM
    Application fees will be scrapped, cabinet documents will be made available sooner and a pro-disclosure culture encouraged under a Rudd Government overhaul of Freedom of Information laws announced today.

    http://www.theage.com.au/national/sw...0324-9855.html


    Do you agree with the changes? Do you think they will reinforce/weaken the foundations of our democracy?
    Australian Politics students are most welcome to express their opinion!
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    will it enable me to find out who axiom is?
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    Provided he, himself knows the answer to this question!
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    Quote Originally Posted by justaknight
    Freedom of information, What does it mean?
    Parliamentary Glossary - Parliamentary Education Office


    Freedom of information is the principle that citizens should have the right to see most government reports and papers, particularly those that relate to their personal affairs. The media obtained sensitive information by using their right to freedom of information.


    THE MEDIA: Plans for sweeping FOI reform unveiled March 24, 2009 - 5:49PM
    The public will no longer be denied access to information that embarrasses the federal government, under draft legislation to amend Freedom of Information (FoI) laws.

    http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news...0324-983d.html

    THE MEDIA: Sweeping changes to FOI laws
    Dan Harrison
    March 24, 2009 - 1:00PM
    Application fees will be scrapped, cabinet documents will be made available sooner and a pro-disclosure culture encouraged under a Rudd Government overhaul of Freedom of Information laws announced today.

    http://www.theage.com.au/national/sw...0324-9855.html


    Do you agree with the changes? Do you think they will reinforce/weaken the foundations of our democracy?
    Australian Politics students are most welcome to express their opinion!
    interesting panel debate on this on APAC channel today

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    Quote Originally Posted by eclectic
    will it enable me to find out who axiom is?
    Fortunately for him/her/it no

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