S -v- DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY SUPPORT [2017] WASC 305

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2017] WASC 305
N/A
GDA 6/2017
20 SEPTEMBER 2017
SMITH J
26/10/2017
Perth
Appeal allowed in part
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DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY SUPPORT
Freedom of information
Whether Information Commissioner's preliminary views incorporated in decision Freedom of information
Refusal of access to documents containing personal information
Whether relevant that access applicant had knowledge of personal information
Whether public interest in accountability of Department outweighed public interest in personal privacy
Whether Information Commissioner wrongly exercised discretion
Failure to have regard to material consideration
Freedom of Information Act sch 1 cl 3(1)
Meaning of 'if its disclosure would reveal'
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA), s 3, s 9, s 10, s 23, s 24, s 32, s 34, s35, s 74, s 76, s 85, s 102, sch 1 cl 3
A v Corruption and Crime Commissioner [2013] WASCA 288
Apache Northwest Pty Ltd v Department of Mines and Petroleum [2011] WASC 283
Director of Public Prosecutions v Smith [1991] 1 VR 63
House v The King [1936] HCA 40
(1936) 55 CLR 499
I v Department of Agriculture and Food [2016] WASC 272
Manly v Ministry of Premier and Cabinet (1995) 14 WAR 550
McKinnon v Secretary, Department of Treasury [2006] HCA 45
(2006) 228 CLR 423
Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v Nystrom [2006] HCA 50
(2006) 228 CLR 566
Osland v Secretary, Department of Justice [2008] HCA 37
(2008) 234 CLR 275
O'Sullivan v Farrer [1989] HCA 61
(1989) 168 CLR 210
Police Force of Western Australia v Ayton [1999] WASCA 233
Police Force of Western Australia v Kelly (1996) 17 WAR 9
Police Force of Western Australia v Winterton (Unreported, WASC, Library No 970646, 27 November 1997)
Vagh v The State of Western Australia [2007] WASCA 17
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