Right to Know Day

Last updated: 31 July 2019

International Right to Know Day on 28 September every year and recognises the community’s right to access government-held information. Since its inception in Bulgaria in 2002, this global event has reinforced the role of government in promoting transparency and accountability. 

Australia is among more than 100 countries with access to information laws. Our Freedom of Information Act 1982 requires Australian Government agencies to publish a range of important information.

Promoting and upholding information access rights is at the core of our work, including helping the community understand their rights and how to apply.

Watch our FOI videos to learn more:

See our campaign for Right to Know Day 2018

 

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