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new Westlaw (Australia) Tip - Creating a Freedom of Information/Right to privacy email alert using Administrative law Alert 24

Last Published: October 08, 2021

This tip explains how to create a Freedom of Information/Right to Privacy alert for latest cases, legislative changes, government announcements and news using the Administrative law Alert 24.

  1. From the home page, click on News and Current Awareness under Content types and then select Alert 24 Administrative law or type Alert 24 Administrative Law in the Global Search and click on the suggestion.
  1. In the Global search bar type "freedom of information" or "right to information" or foi or "right to privacy" and click Enter to run the search.
  1. On the results page, ensure the sort order is by date.
  2. To create the alert, click on the bell icon at the top of the results and select Create Westclip Alert.
  1. In Basics, give the alert a name, such as Alert 24 (Admin law) FoI/Privacy. There is also the option to add notes into the description. Then click the Continue button.
  1. In Content options, Alert 24 Administrative Law is already selected on the right, so click on the Continue button.
  1. In the Enter Search Terms options, change the sort order to Date and select Documents no older than last month. Press Continue.
  1. Add the email addresses of the recipients. In the Format options, select Inline HTML and in the What to Deliver options select Documents.
  1. Click on the Layout and Limits tab and untick the Term highlighting box. Click on the Continue button.
  1. Finally, schedule the frequency and time for this email to be sent.

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