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Proactive release of Cabinet material requirements updated

25 October 2018

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has updated the requirements for Proactive Release of Cabinet Material.

All Cabinet and Cabinet committee papers and minutes must be proactively released and published online within 30 business days of final decisions being taken by Cabinet, unless there is good reason not to publish all or part of the material, or to delay the release beyond 30 business days.

The updated guidelines say this policy applied from 1 January 2019, and only Cabinet Appointments and Honours papers are explicitly excluded.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019