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Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPAA)

Queanbeyan City Council is subject to NSW legislation that requires it to be open and accountable in the exercise of its functions, and to handle personal and health information in a fair and reasonable manner. Council will seek to ensure that legitimate requests for access to information are handled promptly and that members of the public are able to access information, subject to the public interest. In doing so, Council recognises that it must take into account the privacy of others, legal and commercially sensitive information.

Where practicable, Council will deal with requests to inspect documents in accordance with the Access to Information Policy and the requirements of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPAA) free of charge but a reasonable photocopying fee may be payable under the Act and for access to versions of documents that are neither current nor immediately preceding versions of the document and are not reasonably accessible. All charges are detailed in the Council’s Schedule of Fees and Charges.

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) requires the Council to make available specific information to the public in an open access form. This information is in compliance with the Council’s Information Guide. You can find this information under the Publications section of the website.

Click here to download a copy of our Informal Access Application form. This application form is used when a person seeks information that is readily available and can be provided by staff within normal operating practices.

Click here to download a copy of our Formal Access Application form Section 41 (Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009). This application is used for requesting more complex information that requires research and assessment by staff in order to process the request. In this regard fees are payable and the application must be processed and dealt with in accordance with the GIPAA Act 2009 requirements.

If an applicant is dissatisfied with an Access application decision an internal review can be requested. Click here to download a copy of our Internal Review Application form (pursuant to Part 5 Division 2 of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW).

Information that has been released is listed in the Council Disclosure Logs, which can be downloaded below.

Register of disclosure of Statements of Political Donations and Gifts by Applicants and Submitters

Register of disclosure of Statement of Political Donations and Gifts by Applicants and Submitters

Car Park Management Agreements

Council Resolution No. 344/15 (Item 15.1.3) dated 26 August 2015 states that the Council will publicly advertise details of the Car Park Management Agreements that are in place and after consultation with the signatories, copies be placed on the Council web site.

Woolworths Car Park –Antil Street, Queanbeyan

Publicly Advertised in The Queanbeyan Age on Friday 4 September 2015. Consent of the signatories to publish on Council website received on 15 March 2016. A copy of the Car Park Management Agreement dated 13 Jan 2015 for the Woolworths Car Park, Antil Street Queanbeyan, can be downloaded below.

Click here to download Woolworths Car Park Management Agreement

Riverside Plaza Car Parks, Queanbeyan

Publicly Advertised in The Queanbeyan Age on Friday 4 September 2015. Notification received that signatories do not authorise the Car Park Management Agreement to be published on the Council website.

A copy of the Car Park Management Agreement for the Riverside Plaza Car Parks is not approved for download.

Delegation Register

The Queanbeyan City Council has adopted the following delegations