The Right to Information reforms aim to make more information available, provide equal access to information accross all sectors of the community, and provide appropriate protection for individual's privacy.
The Right to Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009 replace the previous Freedom of Information (FOI) laws and provide appropriate safeguards for the way the public sector handles individuals personal information.
Documents held by Queensland Health may be accessed through a variety of mechanisms:
Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the department. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information as part of the response to the review of Freedom of Information laws. Information is grouped and accessible through seven classes.
Who we are and what we do
How we make decisions
Services we offer
Our policies and procedures
What we spend and how we spend it
Lists and registers
What our priorities are and how we are doing