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GIPAA (Government Information Public Access Act)

Open Access Information

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) encourages the proactive release of government information on agency websites unless there is an overriding public interest against disclosure – for example, someone’s personal details.

Read more about the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

What is Open Access Information?

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 aims to maintain and advance a system of responsible and proactive release of government information by using agency websites.

Open access information includes a range of information held by agencies, for example:

  • Policy documents
  • Annual reports
  • Guidelines
  • Register of government contracts

How do I find information?

You can browse the Aboriginal Affairs NSW website to see if the information you need is already publicly available.
If you cannot find the information you need please contact the Right to Information Officer.

Right to Information Officer

Head of Aboriginal Affairs NSW
PO Box 207
Mascot NSW 1460
T: 1800 019 998

See the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 for a full list of information that cannot be disclosed.

View the full list

If you wish to lodge a formal application, download the GIPA application form.

  Download GIPAA application form




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