Australia Post

It turns out "It's too much effort, and we outsourced our IT" is not a valid excuse for government agencies to attempt to avoid transparency and scrutiny.

Outsourcing is often seen in government as a means to cut down on costs, but it is also used as a means to avoid transparency in government. We've seen before that by using commercial companies to do your work for you, it is possible to evade Australia's freedom of information scheme through a number of confidentiality clauses. But blaming outsourcing entirely for your inability to comply with an FOI request is a new one.