Recent Cases

Rana v Australian Information Commissioner [2023] FCAFC 17 (23 February 2023) (Bromwich, Charlesworth and Abraham JJ)


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – appeal from orders by a single judge of the Court dismissing an application for judicial review of a decision by the delegate of the Australian Information Commissioner not to investigate a complaint by the appellant pursuant to s 41(1)(da) of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) – where the applicant made a complaint about publication by search engines on web and blog sites of information said to be personal and sensitive – whether the primary judge erred in finding that the evidence did not establish any denial of procedural fairness or any failure to comply with procedures applicable to the exercise of the power exercised by the delegate – Held: no error on the part of the primary judge identified, appeal dismissed with costs