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Freedom of information (FOI)

Under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 (SA) and the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cwlth), you are legally entitled to access information (with some restrictions) held by public sector organisations.

Some information held by the Education Standards Board (ESB) is already publicly available on this website. Certain information is proactively disclosed and updated regularly. For other information, you may make a freedom of information (FOI) request. For further information about this, please see the ESB’s Information statement.

For advice about information already released under FOI provisions, please contact the Registrar by email: educationstandardsboard [at] sa.gov.au or phone: 1800 882 413.

How to make an FOI request

Please read our Information statement and/or contact our Freedom of Information Officer first to work out if your request comes under state or Commonwealth legislation. Then:

educationstandardsboard [at] sa.gov.au

Or post:
Freedom of Information Officer
Education Standards Board
GPO Box 1811

There is usually a fee for making an application. Currently this is $38.25. Additional processing fees may apply. (See the current fee notice under the FOI Act (SA).)  You can pay through an electronic funds transfer.

Call the Freedom of Information Officer on 1800 882 413 if you need more information.

Your review rights under the Commonwealth FOI Act

If you disagree with an FOI decision made by ACECQA or a state or territory education and care regulatory authority under the Commonwealth FOI Act, you can ask for the decision to be reviewed.

Please refer to Your FOI review rights, under ‘Information sheets’ on the National Education and Care Services website. Or contact them for more information.

National Education and Care Services FOI & Privacy Commissioners & Ombudsman
Level 5, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
PO Box 177 Carlton South VIC 3053
enquiry [at] necsopic.edu.au
1300 081 533
0419 380 607