Office of the Information Commissioner (Western Australia)

Continent: Oceania

Competence: ATI/RTI only
Year established: 1993
Number of staff:  12
Head of authority: Catherine Fletcher
Catherine Fletcher is the Information Commissioner for Western Australia (WA) having been appointed fora five year term in July 2019 following 12 months as the Acting Information Commissioner. As Information Commissioner, Catherine is also an ex-officio State Records Commissioner.
Catherine holds legal and business management qualifications from UWA (1990, 1991 and 1997) and was admitted to legal practice in WA in 1991.
For most of her career, Catherine has worked as a legal officer in the public sector at both State and Commonwealth agencies.In addition to her legal work Catherine has held numerous voluntary roles on boards and committees involved in the law.
Catherine has also been involved with judging feminist-legal writing and history writing competitions.     

Relevant Laws

Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA)
Contact details:
Address: Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington Street, Perth, WA 6000
Telephone: (08) 6551 7888