Privacy commission rules against NSW Police decision to keep Horton Review submission under wraps

Nick Bielby
Updated April 18 2018 - 3:09pm, first published April 17 2018 - 7:00pm
An independent commission says the decision by NSW Police not to release its submission to the Horton Review was "not justified".
An independent commission says the decision by NSW Police not to release its submission to the Horton Review was "not justified".

NSW Police’s refusal to release its submission to the Newcastle liquor laws inquiry after a freedom of information request was “not justified”, the state’s independent review body says.

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Nick Bielby

Nick Bielby

Senior Journalist

Nick Bielby is a crime reporter who has worked as a journalist since 2011. Having joined the Newcastle Herald in 2017, he won a Walkley Award in 2019 with Donna Page for their investigation 'Dirty Deeds', which exposed the decades of illegal dumping of toxic material in and around a Hunter waterway.

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