Freedom of information

What you need to lodge a request

You can submit your freedom of information requests to a government department, organisation or local council by:

  • written letter - this can be a letter or email
  • or by filling in the application form relevant to your request listed below.

Application to access information DOCX (40.3 KB) 
Application to access information PDF (87.7 KB)

Application to correct information DOCX (40.0 KB)
Application to correct information PDF (84.8 KB) 

Request in writing

For an application to be valid and processed it must:

  • specify your name and an address for correspondence
  • include sufficient details to identify the information
  • include proof of your identity - eg: the organisation sighting or receiving a copy of your driver licence or similar document - to find out more about proof of identity go to the Office of the Information Commissioner website
  • be accompanied by the application fee (if applicable).

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Last updated: 06 February 2019

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