The right to access documents held by government is subject to certain limitations that ensure that sensitive information is properly protected. If you request a document from the department or the minister under the
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), you may not be given access to all or part of the document if it falls within one of the categories of exemptions under the FOI Act.
Release of documents under the FOI Act
The decision maker decides to release documents subject to appropriate exemptions under the FOI Act, namely: