Freedom of Information
TAFE Gippsland is a prescribed authority (or "agency") under the Victorian Freedom of Information Act 1982. This Act extends to the community the right to access information from prescribed authorities. The "information" sought by an applicant under the Act must be in document form and must be in the possession of the agency.
Applicants have the right to request any document which is in the possession of TAFE Gippsland, but access is subject to any possible exemptions permitted by the Act.
A person does not have the right to obtain under the Act publications which are sold by TAFE Gippsland, documents which are held by the Public Record Office of Victoria or documents that are readily available to the public.
In response to an FOI request, TAFE Gippsland are not obliged to create a document listing additional information, or to explain documents.
All requests for access to documents under the Act must be in writing to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Attention: The Freedom of Information Officer
PO Box 3279
GMC Morwell Vic 3841
All requests are to be accompanied by a Freedom of Information request form plus the prescribed application fee of $28.40. If payment is by cheque or money order, it should be made payable to TAFE Gippsland.
Enquiries can be made to the Freedom of Information Officer on (03) 5127 0242 or via FOI@tafegippsland.edu.au