Safe Work Australia is required by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request. This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.
The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:
- personal information about any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
- information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
- other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
- any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.
The information described in the disclosure log table below has been released by Safe Work Australia under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and is available for public access.
|FOI Reference number||Date information listed in disclosure log||Summary of FOI request received by Agency/Minister||Description of information released under this disclosure log (and whether released in full or part)||Date when information may be deleted from a website||Other information/file number|
|11-006||14 December 2011||Documents and information relating to:
||Please refer to the attached table.
Documents released by Safe Work Australia
|12-002||19 March 2012||All documents in the possession of Safe Work Australia relating to the creation of the draft model Code of Practice ‘Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying.’||Please refer to the attached table.
|12-004||20 June 2012||Safe Work Australia's Evaluation Plan for the Harmonisation of Work Health and Safety in Australia||Document released in full
|12-003||7 August 2012||Documents relating to the development of the model Code of Practice for Abrasive Blasting||Refer to the attached table.
|12-005||9 August 2012||Documents relating to case study 4, security guards fatally injured whilst working, in the NOHSC publication “Work related fatalities involving security guards in Australia, 1989-1992”||Refer to the attached table.
|12-006||1 November 2012||Documents relating to the proposal to appoint a review to conduct research for the ‘Perceptions of the Implementation of WHS harmonisation.||Please refer to the attached table
|12-007||1 November 2012||A full breakdown of spending by outcome, sub-outcome and programme by the Agency for the present financial year and for forward estimates.||PDF 171kb
|13-001||22 February 2013||Documents in relation to part 3.1 of the model Code of Practice Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work||Documents in relation to part 3.1 of the model Code of Practice Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at WorkPDF 71kb
Documents in relation to part 3.1 of the model Code of Practice Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at WorkDOCX 68kb
Obtaining copies of documents in the table
Copies of any of the above documents by emailing or writing to Safe Work Australia’s Freedom of Information Officer at email@example.com