Department Of Child Safety Right To Information
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Applications for a payment under the scheme opened 1 October 2007 and closed 30 September 2008. More than 10,200 applications were received by the closing date, with over 7,400 applications assessed as eligible for payment under the scheme. The scheme was finalised in June 2010.
The Right to Information Act 2009 commenced on 1 July 2009. Documents released to applicants under the Act will be progressively published via our disclosure log. If you have any enquiries or feedback regarding Right to Information.
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 (40 business days).
We understand that there are circumstances in which you may require your information in a shorter time frame. If you have a medical, legal, compassionate or other urgent need for information, please discuss it with us and we may be able to prioritise your application.
Where the information you require is not available on our publication scheme or disclosure log, you may make an application under the Right to Information Act 2009. Where the information you require is your own personal information, you may make an application under the Information Privacy Act 2009.
Keeping children safe extends beyond car seats. By providing educational information to parents and caregivers, and through our different prevention campaigns, NHTSA works to prevent the injury and death of children in and around vehicles.
Our publication scheme describes and categorises information which is routinely published by our department. In most cases, this information is available online and can be accessed directly from the publication scheme.
If a court proceeding is on foot, parties to the proceeding can access the department’s documents via subpoena or other orders of the court (for example, Notices of Non-Party Disclosure or Notices to Produce). Discuss the option of accessing documents via subpoena or similar notice with your legal representative and contact the Registry of the relevant court or tribunal to have a notice issued to the department.
If you have any enquiries or feedback regarding Right to Information, notices of the court (including subpoenas) or administrative release, please refer to the relevant contact information on the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women’s RTI website.
If a court proceeding is on foot, parties to the proceeding can access our documents via subpoena or other orders of the court (for example, Notices of Non-Party Disclosure or Notices to Produce). Discuss the option of accessing documents via subpoena or similar notice with your legal representative and contact the Registry of the relevant court or tribunal to have a notice issued to this department.
If you believe that your personal information in a document held by the department is inaccurate, incomplete, out of date or misleading, you should contact the relevant business area within the department and explain why you believe the information should be amended. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of this process, you can make a formal application to have the information amended.