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Access to Information Policy

Wingecarribee Shire Council is committed to the following principles regarding public access to documents and information:


  • Open and transparent government;
  • Authorising and encouraging proactive release of information;
  • Providing access to information, restricting access to information only if there is an overriding public interest against disclosure; and
  • Respect for the privacy of individuals in accordance with the
    • Government Information (Public Access) 2009 Act;
    • Privacy and Personal Protection Act 1998;
    • Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979;
    • Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002; and
    • Companion Animals Act 1998.
  • Release of Complainant details.


For the full policy regarding access of information please refer to the Information - Access to Information Policy (internal link).

Last Updated: March 17th, 2017
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