History and timeline of changes[ edit ] From 1 January the term building work includes work on household electrics.
This Act empowers the National Archives of Australia to oversee recordkeeping practices in the Australian Government and to set recordkeeping requirements for Commonwealth records Section 2A. Under the Act, agencies are responsible for the: The Act also establishes a right of public access to non-exempt Commonwealth records in the 'open access period' transitioning from 30 years to 20 years over the period to under amendments to the Act passed in Different open access periods exist for: This includes its collection, use, storage and disclosure.
APP 4 and 11 contain provisions for the destruction or de-identification of personal information where it is not contained in a Commonwealth record. APP 10 outlines the need to keep accurate, up-to-date and complete personal information.
The Act also regulates the use and management of Australian tax file numbers, personal information for medical research and credit information. This Regulation details the exceptions to the APPs and lists a number of agencies that may use or disclose personal information.
There are a number of rules and guidelines which cover the protection, use and disclosure of information relating to tax file numbers, credit research and medical research.
It enables individuals to request access to documents about themselves or other documents, such as documents concerning policy development and government decision-making and to seek amendment or annotation of personal records. It applies to Australian Government ministers and most agencies.
The Act specifies which agencies and categories of documents are exempt. Agencies are required to publish a plan detailing the information they propose to publish under the scheme and how and to whom it publishes that information.
Agencies are required to publish a disclosure log, which is a register of information released in response to FOI requests subject to limited exceptions.The Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act, more clearly than any other environmental law, set the stage for cost-effective regulations based on the best available science.
Living Building Challenge (LBC)—is a performance-based system initially launched by the Cascadia Green Building Council. In April , the International Living Future Institute became the umbrella organization for both the Cascadia Green Building Council and the Living Building Challenge.
School leaders across the nation are exploring ways to better educate students and improve school performance. School-based management (SBM) offers a way to promote improvement by decentralizing control from central district offices to individual school sites.
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