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Resources for media

Welcome to the section of our site which provides access to all our resources for members of the media 



You can also view our latest news page to find out all our latest activity.


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Read the Commissioner's biography, find out more about the Commissioner's duties and obligationsstrategic and operational plans, and team.


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Visit our image /video library to access and download images or videos and animations about FOI.  You are free to re-use downloads from this site for journalistic purposes.   


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Click here to see and download the Commissioner's logos. If you are using our logo, we ask that your use is consistent with our visual identity guidelines.


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Briefings and guidance

There is a wide range of resource material available  on FOI and the EIRs, and the work of the Commissioner:

  • Decisions database - every decision issued by the Commissioner is published in this searchable database.
  • Briefings and guidance on the FOI Act and the EIRs - guidance on exemptions and key concepts, the EIRs, the Commissioners' duties and procedures.
  • Access to the Commissioner's reports and publications, including recent research reports and submissions to the Government and Parliament.
  • Guidance on making your own requests, including information on your rights.    


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It is possible to arrange FOI training from the Commissioner's team.  To discuss the possibility of setting up a training event for journalists, please contact us.

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Visit our Contact Us page for information on contacting our team.


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