Accessing Council Information

Some documents are freely available for inspection. Others, you can only access under the Freedom of Information application process.

Documents Available to the Public

Some of our documents are available to the public and are on this website.

These include:

If the document(s) you are looking for are not online they may still be available for public inspection.

Please contact Customer Service on 9249 4000 to enquire.

Summary of Personal Interests

The Local Government Act 2020 requires Council to maintain a Summary of Personal Interests (Summary). The Summary will include personal interests information disclosed in the last personal interests returns lodged by Councillors, Delegated Committee Members and Nominated Officers.

The Summary will be available via the following links, and at Council's customer service centres:

Summary of Personal Interests - Councillors 

Summary of Personal Interests - Council Officers 

Freedom of Information Act

If there is no law that requires us to make a document available to the public – or available for public inspection - then you may be able to access the document(s) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

The FOI Act gives every person a right to access our documents, except for exempt documents.

Freedom of Information Application

To access these documents complete a Freedom of Information Application Form. A non-refundable prescribed application fee required – currently $30.10.

We strongly recommend you contact Customer Service and ask to speak with our Freedom of Information Officer. They will discuss your requirements and help you complete the form.