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Review an assessment decision

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You can apply to access OIA documents through a Right to Information and Information Privacy Access Application.

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Before requesting information through the RTI process, you should first check to see if the information is already available online:

Review an assessment decision

We are committed to transparent and effective complaints management. We welcome all feedback and comments to continually improve our processes and service delivery.

If you are unhappy with our decision about the assessment of your complaint, you can ask us to review your case.

Internal review is only available on a closed case and the time limit for an internal review is no later than two months, after the original decision.

You need to tell us why we reached the wrong decision and provide any new or important information.

If we agree to review our decision, it will be assigned to an officer who was not involved in handling your complaint.

We will consider whether:

Internal review of assessment requests must be made by in writing via:

However, if a complainant is unable to write to us, an internal review request may be submitted by calling 1300 620 722.

Unless satisfied that a complainant is unable to make a written internal review request, the Deputy Independent Assessor may refuse to accept an unwritten request.

Please view our OIA complaints management and internal review policy (PDF, 0.5MB) and Internal review of an OIA assessment decision procedure (PDF, 0.5MB) to find out how your complaint will be managed.

Unhappy with our service?

If you are unhappy about the way you have been treated by our staff, or believe our processes can be improved, let us know.

Service delivery complaints should be made in writing via:

However, if a complainant is unable to write to us, a service delivery complaint may be submitted via telephone on 1300 620 722.

Unless satisfied that a complainant is unable to make a written service delivery complaint, the Deputy Independent Assessor may refuse to accept an unwritten complaint.

A service delivery complaint must be made no later than two months after the day the complainant first had notice of the action being complained about.

Please view our Service delivery complaints procedure (PDF, 0.5MB) for more information on making a complaint.