Government information (GIPA)

Your right to information

Freedom of information laws have been replaced by new right to information legislation, called the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

The legislation

  • creates new rights to information that are designed to meet community expectations of more open and transparent government
  • encourages government agencies to proactively release government information.

Find out more about your right to information and new ways to access NSW government information at the Information and Privacy Commission website at http://www.ipc.nsw.gov.au/privacy/ipc_index.html.

Accessing our agency’s information

Create NSW publishes a range of information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

To find out more about our policies, our agency’s publication guide, a disclosure log of information applications, details of information not disclosed to the public and our register of government contracts: http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/About-Us/Right-to-Information/How-Can-I-Access-Information 

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