Right to Information
We collect information as part of doing the work of government.
Under the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) we aim to make it quick and easy to access that information, unless granting access is not in the public interest.
- search for information on our website
- request information about our services, finances, policies, registers and lists, as well as information already released through Right to Information (RTI) or Information Privacy (IP) requests
- apply to amend your personal information in our records if you consider it is inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date or misleading.
- make it easy to access government information
- store personal information securely and use it appropriately
- allow people to access their personal information held by us
- keep improving our processes
- make sure information is available to members of the public.
Learn more about RTI and IP.
Search for information
Before applying for information, check to see if it is available on our website. You can find information in our publication scheme, where information is published and grouped into various categories.
If you don’t have easy access to the internet or you are unable to find the information on our website, email email@example.com or phone (07) 3564 7777 to request the information.
RTI and IP applications
There are no application fees for IP access requests.
Each RTI application will incur an application fee.
Applications that go beyond 5 hours of processing time may incur processing charges.
Amend personal information
You can apply to amend documents containing your personal information that you believe is inaccurate, misleading, out of date or incomplete.
Before submitting a formal amendment application, contact us and ask us to amend the personal information that requires updating (e.g. if you simply wish to update your contact details).
You need to access the documents before you can apply to have them amended.