21 November 2001
The Northern Territory Attorney-General's Department has
issued a Draft
Information Bill for public comment. The Draft plus an Executive Summary and
Discussion Paper are available on the NT Government website.
According to the Introduction, the Bill will "...provide a framework for the
management of government information in the Northern Territory in a single,
comprehensive legislative package. [It] deals with the issues of freedom of
information, privacy and records management, seamlessly and consistently...".
Please forward any comments to
Director - Policy Unit
Department of the Attorney-General
GPO Box 1722
DARWIN NT 0801
by the 28th February 2002.
I'm sure that comments from any interested Association or Society would be just
as welcome as comments from interested individuals...
Barry Garside, Acting Director
NT Archives Service