Collection statement for form AFOI-00 – Application for freedom of information

This collection statement sets out the way that the Board and AHPRA may collect, use and disclose your information. It is to be read when completing form AFOI-00 – Application for freedom of information.

Privacy and confidentiality

We are authorised by the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the information on this form. This information will be used to process your freedom of information application. If you do not provide all information required on this form, this may result in your application being delayed or refused.

Where authorised to do so, AHPRA, the Advisory Council, the Agency Management Committee or a Board (‘National Law Entities’) may give this information to other bodies, such as the National Health Practitioners Privacy Commissioner and the National Health Practitioner Ombudsman.

A National Law Entity may be required under the Freedom of Information Act to give details about an FoI request to a person or organisation where the request is for information concerning their personal or business affairs (including medical or legal advice that person gave).

The National Law Entities are committed to protecting your information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). AHPRA’s privacy policy explains how you may: access and seek correction of your personal information held by National Law Entities; how to complain to AHPRA about a breach of your privacy; and how your complaint will be dealt with. The policy can be accessed on the Privacy page.

Forms relevant to this collection statement:


Page reviewed 13/05/2014