There is no application fee for lodging an FOI request with ANU. There may be costs associated with the processing of an applicant's request. ANU endeavours to keep the cost to the applicant at a minimum and inform them as soon as possible of any associated charges.
Remission of FOI fees
An FOI applicant notified of charges has the right to request remittance or a reduction in the charges.
Remittance or reduction can be requested on the following grounds:
When requesting remittance of the fees it will improve the likelihood of the request for remission being accepted if evidence or reasoning is supplied supporting the claims.
Some factors to consider when requesting remittance on the grounds of public interest are: