Freedom of information and its applicability to litigators

Thursday 26th October, 2017 4:00 pm – Thursday 26th October, 2017 5:00 pm
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The Information Commissioner discusses freedom of information legislation and its applicability to litigators.

In particular the Commissioner looks at freedom of information versus discovery – the freedom of information regime as opposed to court ordered discovery process. Clause 3 of Schedule 1 to the FOI Act (WA) – an exemption clause relating to personal information, which affords some privacy protection to individuals in the absence of State privacy law.

  • 1 points Competency 4 Substantive Law


Sponsored by


Rachel Crute (Chair)
Office of the Information Commissioner

Su Lloyd
Acting Information Commissioner
Office of the Information Commissioner

Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Member)
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Non-Member)
CPD Freedom