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The Right to Information Act 2009 was designed to improve the transparency of government decision-making by giving citizens, journalists, politicians and NGOs timely access to the information supporting government decisions.

This Right to Know week, join Community Legal Centres Tasmania for a free event discussing how the Right to Information Act 2009 operates in practice, and whether it is achieving its aims.

Associate Professor Rick Snell will present a “frank and fearless assessment of Tasmania’s RTI framework”, followed by a panel discussion featuring:

  • Richard Connock, Tasmanian Ombudsman
  • Cassy O’Connor, Leader of the Tasmanian Greens
  • Madeleine Ogilvie, Labor Shadow Minister for Open Government & Information Integrity
  • David Killick, Political Reporter, The Mercury
  • Dale Webster, Executive Director for Consumer, Building and Occupational Services, Department of Justice

When:            Monday, 25 September 2017, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Where:           Churchill Room, Salamanca Inn

To RSVP, go to https://right2knowtas.eventbrite.com.au