FOI Land owners
Lee made this Freedom of Information request to Indigenous Land Corporation
Dear Indigenous Land Corporation,
I request under FOI for a copy of any/all documents, receipts, agreements, notes that pertain to:
A Bill of Sale
Deed of Assignment, relating to the transfer of ownership and/or lawful claim of title regarding:
The land known as Terra Australis
The Traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters, that is acknowledged in all meeting minutes of all local councils/shires and their websites.
To any/or the following:
Local Government of WA,
West Australian Government,
Local Council/Shires or any other state government departments,
on the land known as “Western Australia”,
or any other entities known as “Commonwealth of Australia”, “Australia”.
Thankyou in advance for assisting with my request. I also ask if you may waive the fee payable due to this FOI request being in the benefit and interests of all “rate payers” of “Western Australia”.
Good morning Lee,
I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (Cth) (‘FoI Act’) for any documents that pertain to a bill of sale or
deed of assignment relating to the transfer of ownership and/or lawful
claim of title regarding the land known as Terra Australis.
The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation does not have any documents within
the scope of your request.
If you are dissatisfied with this decision, you have certain rights of
review available to you.
Firstly, under section 54 of the FOI Act, you may apply for an internal
review of the decision. Your application must be made within 30 days of
An internal review will be conducted by a different officer from the
original decision-maker. No particular form is required to apply for
review although it will assist your case to set out in the application the
grounds on which you believe that the original decision should be
overturned. An application for a review of the decision should be
FoI Contact Officer
Indigenous Land Corporation
GPO Box 652
ADELAIDE SA 5001
If you choose to seek an internal review, you will subsequently have a
right to apply to the Australian Information Commissioner for a review of
the internal review decision.
Alternatively, under section 54L of the FOI Act, you may seek review of
this decision by the Australian Information Commissioner without first
going to internal review. Your application must be made within 60 days of
you receiving this notice.
The Australian Information Commissioner is an independent office holder
who may review decisions of agencies and Ministers under the FOI Act.
More information is available on the Australian Information Commissioner’s
You can contact the Information Commissioner to request a review of a
decision online or by writing to the Information Commission at:
GPO Box 2999
Canberra ACT 2601
You may complain to either the Commonwealth Ombudsman or the Australian
Information Commissioner about action taken in relation to your request.
The Ombudsman will consult with the Australian Information Commissioner
before investigating a complaint about the handling of an FOI request.
Your enquiries to the Ombudsman can be directed to:
Phone 1300 362 072 (local call charge)
Email [email address]
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Phone 1300 363 992 (local call charge)
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There is no particular form required to make a complaint to the Ombudsman
or the Australian Information Commissioner. The request should be in
writing and should set out the grounds on which it is considered that the
action taken in relation to the request should be investigated and
identify the ILC as the relevant agency.
Barry Petty | Senior Legal Counsel | Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation
Adelaide Office | www.ilsc.gov.au
P: 08 8100 7162 | M: 0413 691 801 | E: [email address] | Freecall:
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