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Attachment A 
 
FOI Review Rights 
 
If you are dissatisfied with the decision of the Attorney-General’s Department (the 
department), you may apply for internal review or Information Commissioner review 
of the decision.  
The department encourages applicants to consider seeking internal review as a first 
step as it may provide a more rapid resolution of your concerns.   
 
Internal review 
Under section 54 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), applications for 
internal review must be made in writing within 30 days of the date of the decision 
letter.  Applications for internal review must be lodged by email or post. 
email:  
[AGD request email] 
post:  
Freedom of Information and Parliamentary Section 
Strategy and Governance Branch 
Attorney-General’s Department 
3-5 National Circuit 
BARTON  ACT  2600 
An officer of the department other than the officer who made the original decision will 
complete the internal review within 30 days of receipt of your request. 
Providing reasons you believe internal review of the decision is necessary will 
facilitate the completion of the internal review.  
 
Information Commissioner review 
Under section 54L of the FOI Act, you may apply to the Australian Information 
Commissioner to review my decision.  An application for review by the Information 
Commissioner must be made in writing within 60 days of the date of the decision 
letter, and can be lodged in one of the following ways: 
online:  
https://forms.business.gov.au/aba/oaic/foi-review-/ 
email: 
[email address]  
post:  
GPO Box 5218, SYDNEY  NSW  2001 
in person: Level 3, 175 Pitt Street, SYDNEY  NSW  2000 
More information about Information Commissioner review is available on the Office 
of the Australian Information Commissioner website.  
Go to http://www.oaic.gov.au/freedom-of-information/foi-reviews.  
FOI Review Rights