Freedom of information

Freedom of Information (FOI) Statement

We prepared the following Information Statement pursuant to Part 5 of the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA) and guidelines issued by the Office of the Information Commissioner on 13 May 1994.

Gold Corporation keeps documents and files relating to its administration and business activities. A number of these documents can be inspected only under the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA) (FOI).

Documents which can be obtained free of charge include The Perth Mint brochures and catalogues, media statements and annual reports.

FOI Exemption

A document is exempt if its disclosure would reveal information about:

  • Gold or other precious metal received by Gold Corporation from a person, or held by Gold Corporation on behalf of a person, on current account, certificate of deposit or fixed deposit.
  • A transaction relating to gold or other precious metal received or held by Gold Corporation.

FOI Procedures and Access

It is our aim to make information available promptly and at the least possible cost. Whenever possible, documents will be provided outside the FOI process.

If information is not routinely available, the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA) provides the rights enabling the public to apply for documents held by Gold Corporation.

Access applications have to (i) be in writing; (ii) provide sufficient information to enable identification of the requested documents; (iii) provide an Australian address to which notices can be sent; and (iv) be lodged at Gold Corporation, together with any application fee payable.

Applications will be acknowledged in writing and the applicant will be notified of the decision within 45 days.

Applicants who are dissatisfied with a decision of Gold Corporation may request an internal review. Applications should be made in writing within 30 days of receiving the notice of decision. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the review within 15 days.

No applications were lodged to Gold Corporation under FOI legislation in 2018/19.

FOI enquiries or applications should be made to the FOI Coordinator:

Marcus Strohmeier, Corporate Counsel, Gold Corporation
310 Hay Street, East Perth, WA 6004
T: +61 8 9421 7632
E: marcus.strohmeier@perthmint.com