FOI Manual

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Dear Australian Broadcasting Corporation,

I request a copy of the "FOI Manual" (which may be known under another name) under Part II of the Freedom of Information Act.

Yours faithfully,


Juliana Walsh, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Hi Jason

Thanks for your email.

I believe you are talking about the ABC's Information Publication Scheme (IPS) Plan and obligations.

These are public, with the published versions available at the links below:

We have undertaken a review in order to update the above documents, with updated versions to be published very soon. Please note that due to this, a couple of the links in the current published versions may be out of date and no longer go to the relevant area. We will rectify these very soon. Similarly, the new Plan will reflect the ABC's current FOI and agency standing so there may be some small changes.

Many thanks again,

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Dear Juliana Walsh,

Thank you for your email. Please could you send the complete pdf version of FOI processing manual. It is what I am after.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,


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The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner publishes a comprehensive FOI manual for applicants and agencies freely available on their website, so any agency is unlikely to expend the time and resources producing their ow