Inquiry into Education, Training and Communications Initiatives of Victorian Oversight Agencies

Terms of Reference

Self-referenced by the Committee on 6 June 2016:

That the Accountability and Oversight Committee inquire into, consider and report, no later than 31 December 2017, on the following inquiry reference:

Review the effectiveness of education, training and communication initiatives by the Victorian Freedom of Information Commissioner, Ombudsman and Victorian Inspectorate, with particular regard to – 

  1. What current education and training initiatives exist, how are they measured and how effective are they?
  2. How well are the roles, powers and processes of these bodies understood by the Victorian public? 
  3. How well are the functions of these bodies and the processes they enforce, understood and complied with by Government agencies? 
  4. How do the education and communication initiatives of these entities compare to comparable entities in other Australian and international jurisdictions? 
  5. Is there a need to strengthen the education and training functions for each of these bodies through legislation or other means?


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2016