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information publication scheme

What is the Information Publication Scheme?

As a result of major changes to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), Australian Government agencies which are subject to the FOI Act, are required to publish a range of information on their websites as part of an Information Publication Scheme (IPS). This includes the agencies structure, functions, appointments, annual reports, consultation arrangements, and details of the agency's FOI officer.  Information routinely released from FOI requests and routinely provided to parliament must also be published online.

The Scheme is intended to form the basis for a more open and transparent culture across government with agencies encouraged to take a proactive approach to publishing the information they hold, and to consider what they should be publishing over and above what they are obliged to publish.

What is Screen Australia doing about it?

Screen Australia is committed to taking a proactive approach to publishing information. Our Agency IPS plan outlines our approach to the scheme and what we will include in our IPS entry. Below are headings for each of the categories of information we are publishing in our IPS entry. Under each heading are links to the information or documents. If you have any difficulty accessing any information please contact us.

Information on requesting access to other information Screen Australia holds, not published through the IPS or elsewhere on our website, can be found on the Freedom of Information page.

Information we have released under freedom of information requests is available on our Disclosure log page.

Required information

Agency IPS plan

General information

Our 'operational information' is found in the Funding and support section of this website, which includes our guidelines and in the Doing Business with us section, which includes our Terms of trade.

Our Employee Certified Agreement, our Annual Reports, Charter of Operations, and our responses to the Senate orders in relation to file lists, are found through our Corporate documents page.

Routinely requested information and disclosure log

Information that can be published resulting from freedom of information requests and any routinely released information from such requests is found on our Disclosure log page.

Consultation arrangements

Consultation continues to play an important role in the evolution of Screen Australia's programs, with information available through the New directions page.

Contact Us

The Contact us page contains comprehensive information about how you can make contact with us,including in relation to freedom of information requests and this IPS entry.

Other information

Our policies

Our corporate policies, for example our Conflict of Interest policies, are available on the Policies page.


If you need assistance because the document or information on this website is not available in a format you can access please contact us for an alternative accessible format. Further information about accessibility is available here.


We invite you to provide comments on our Information Publication Scheme entry. See Contact us or use the Feedback form.