Right to Information Day – 28 September 2017

Right to Know Day is celebrated annually on 28 September.  In recognition of this event and to jointly celebrate International Right to Know Day on 28 September 2017, Information Commissioners from around Australia and New Zealand have issued a joint media release.Australia’s Information Commissioners commend citizen’s Right to Know on 28 September”.  View the full media release here.

The Queensland Office of the Information Commissioner will again be hosting its Annual Solomon Lecture as the centrepiece for the International Right to Know Day.

Presented by Mr Kerry O’ Brien, one of Australia’s most distinguished and respected journalists, the theme for this year’s lecture will draw on the 30th anniversary of the Fitzgerald Inquiry in Queensland and revisit some of the lessons learnt over the past three decades around open government, including the media’s role.

We encourage you to promote the day and the Solomon Lecture within your organisation and to your staff.  A poster promoting the lecture can be downloaded here. The lecture will run 9am to 9.30am on 28 September 2017 and will be live streamed.

A promotional poster celebrating Right to Know Day can be downloaded here.

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has a number of promotional materials available from their website.