This week we get some advice from Rex Patrick – a self-styled transparency warrior who, until recently, was an independent senator for South Australia.
Patrick tells us about the battles he fought and won with the Federal Government and SA Health and his new battle with the Adelaide City Council.
He talks about why he’s considering running for Lord Mayor, and reveals the surprising reason why he believes public servants commonly refuse FOI requests.
He also provides his best advice for tackling FOI requests – and why you have more power than you might think.
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