Accessing Information

Council is committed to providing access to information it holds, unless on balance it is contrary to the public interest to provide that information.

How do I access information?

Documents held by Council may be accessed through a variety of mechanisms.  The most appropriate method of seeking access to information will depend on what type of information is sought.

Information of Council is commonly accessed through the following avenues:

Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by Council.

Our disclosure log provides information in response to non-personal information requests made under the Right to Information Act 2009

If you have been unable to find what you are looking on our website please see our Administrative Access page for information on documents that can be released administratively. 

If you are seeking access to information not limited to your own personal information that is not available in our Publication Scheme, Disclosure Log or by Administrative Access Schemes you should apply under the Right to Information Act 2009.

If you are seeking access to documents limited to your own personal information, you can apply under the Information Privacy Act 2009.