The Right to Information Act 2009 requires agencies to publish information and documents on RTI Disclosure Logs. New arrangements for Disclosure Logs apply to RTI applications made from 22 February 2013. Some access applications listed will not be published in the documents accessed log because the application may have been withdrawn; or the application may have yielded no documents, or no documents are able to be published based on the criteria in the RTI Act.
Section 78 of the RTI Act requires the department to include certain information to a Disclosure Log as soon as practicable after a valid access application is made, in particular, the details of the information being sought as stated in the application and the date the application was made.
When the department makes a decision on an access application to give access to a document that does not contain personal information of the applicant, and the applicant has accessed the document within the access period of 40 business days.