Consultancy (Analysis of RTI Team)
Tailored to Your Agency
As the numbers of RTI applications increase, agencies may find that they need to streamline their processing systems to ensure they continue to meet statutory processing timeframes under the legislation. Agencies may also need to refresh templates, procedures and policies to make sure they are compliant with recent precedent decisions from the Office of the Information Commissioner or QCAT. I offer a consultancy service for exactly this purpose.
I work with your agency’s RTI team to find out where they expend significant time and resources during the processing cycle. Following this review, I will identify areas where efficiencies could be made and make recommendations. Previous recommendations I have made include:
- Team restructure, clearly defining roles of decision makers
- Recruitment of additional decision makers following a resourcing review of the team
- Introducing updated templates with recent case law
- New briefing processes for Ministers and Senior Executives; and
- Training for staff.
The consultancy service will be tailored to your agency and your team. I recommend this service to any agency with an RTI team. It’s been 10 years since the introduction of the RTI Act and IP Act and a lot has happened in the world of RTI in that time. My goal is to make sure your RTI team is providing the best service it can to the Queensland public.
There are 2 stages of my consultancy service
Stage 1: Audit
I review the systems and processes used by your team and the agency as a whole. I provide a report with the results of the audit and, if necessary, make recommendations for improvement.
Stage 2: Implementations
I work with you and your team to implement the recommendations from the report.
You can decide whether you wish to proceed to stage two
Rebecca is a talent with a passion for administrative law unsurpassed by anyone I have met. Her attention to detail, integrity, motivation and ability to deliver quality, timely and on spec advice, resources and training in the area of RTI in particular is not only invaluable but a testament to her intrinsic drive for this area of law. I highly recommend her as a true expert in her field and someone to watch in setting the pace for us all – not to mention she is an absolute pleasure to work with. If your business manages right to information and access applications you definitely need Rebecca