Council will make available any information held by Council publicly available unless there is an overriding public interest against disclosure.
This information will be made available either free of charge, or at the lowest reasonable cost to Council.
The information made available under this way will be reviewed annually.
Open Access Information - Section 6(5) Record
Record of Open Access Information not made publicly available on the basis of an Overriding Public Interest Against Disclosure
Section 6(5) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 requires that Council keep a record of Open Access Information which is not made publicly available on the basis of an overriding public interest against disclosure.
This record will only indicate the general nature of the information concerned.
- Real property and signatures contained in the Disclosure of Interest Returns of Councillors and Designated Persons are redacted in accordance with clause 3 (a), (b) and (f) of the table under Section 14 of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 to enable the remainder of the record to be released as permitted by s6(4) of the Act and in accordance with Open Access requirements.
For information that is not readily available, you can request this information by completing the GIPA Informal Access Application (PDF, 261KB).
On rare occasions, access to certain information may require an access application under section 41 of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) also known as a GIPA Formal Access Application (PDF, 262KB).
Formal Access Applications require an application fee and Council charges hourly rates in accordance with the GIPA Act.
Privacy Management Plan
Our Privacy Management Plan explains how we manage personal information and health information in accordance with legislation.