Freedom of information
How to lodge your request
You must make your freedom of information (FOI) request to the government department, agency or local council that holds the information you seek.
Only that particular department, agency or council can process your request.
For a list of Northern Territory Government agencies and the how to lodge your request with them go to the Office of the Information Commissioner website.
On the website, scroll down to the Public Sector list to find the agency or department you want.
To lodge a request with a regional council, contact them directly.
You can find contact details for local government on the Office of the Information Commissioner website.
Scroll down to the City Councils and Shire Councils lists.
Other information about councils can be found on the website of the Local Government Association of the Northern Territory.
In remote areas
In remote areas you can lodge your FOI request at your nearest police station.
The application will be sent via the NT police Peter McAulay Centre in Berrimah to the relevant government organisation.
Last updated: 06 February 2019