Information Access Resources for Citizens

You have a legally enforceable right to access most government information and can expect this access to be open and freely available unless there is an overriding public interest consideration against disclosure of the information. 

The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) has developed a number of resources to assist you with accessing government information.

Click on the menu under 'Resources' to access our various resources for citizens.

Watch the animation below to find out more about accessing government information: