It was the roughest of rough first days for Victoria's first ever Freedom of Information Commissioner, Lynne Bertolini, after the career public servant suffered the wrath of ABC inquisitor Jon Faine's brutal logic in a disastrous on-air debut.

In one of the best takedowns in recent morning radio history (listen to the full audio here), Bertolini's FoI record as director of licensing and approvals at the Victorian Commission of Gambling and Liquor Regulation was dredged up to expose hypocrisy at the heart of the Baillieu government.