The objects of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) are to give the Australian community access to information held by the Commonwealth Government by:
This right of access is subject to certain exemptions contained in Part IV of the FOI Act. You also have a right to ask for information that Seacare holds about you to be amended if it is incomplete, out of date, incorrect or misleading. All decisions made under the FOI Act must be made by an authorised decision maker.
Seacare has prepared a Draft Agency Plan as required by section 8(1) of the FOI Act. The Plan describes how Seacare proposes to implement and administer the IPS in respect of its own information holdings, by addressing:
Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the agency. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by government.
Use the following links to access our publication scheme:
The Forms & Publications area is divided into the following areas:
From 1 May 2011 Seacare is required by the FOI Act to publish a register of information (disclosure log) that has been released in response to an FOI access request.
You can request information from the publication scheme by: