Access to Information

Applications for information Council holds are dealt with under the provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (the GIPA Act).  The Information Privacy Commission (IPC) is the administrative agency for the Office of the Information Commissioner and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.  You can find out more about your right to information and ways to gain access to NSW Government and Council information by viewing the Information and Privacy Commission website

Accessing Council Information - GIPAA

Council's Access to Information Guidelines sets out the ways in which government information is available under the GIPA Act and what steps you need to take to access this information.

Accessing Personal Information

You have the right to access your personal information under section 14 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

Council Contracts Register

In accordance with Section 27 of the GIPA Act, Council is required to maintain a register that records information about each government contract which has (or is likely to have) a value of $150,000 or more*.

Accessing Adjoining Property Information

Applications can be made to Council to provide adjoining property ownership details for the following reasons only:

Disclosures Log

In addition to open access information Council has an obligation to keep a record called a Disclosure Log.

Council Interest in Land

In accordance with Section 53 of the Local Government Act 1993 No 30, Council is required to maintain a register of all land vested in it or under its control.

Council Registers

Council is required to keep certain registers as outlined in Schedule 1 Additional open access information of the GIPA Act Regulation 2009.

Graffiti Register

Council's register of graffiti removal work records the work carried out by Council under the Graffiti Control Act 2008.

Information Guide

The Wollondilly Shire Council Information Guide 2020 is available. You can also pick up a copy from Council's Administration Building during business hours.

State Issues and Briefing Papers

Here are Council's Issues and Briefing Papers in relation to some current State Government topics

Penalty Infringement Notices

People who have received a penalty notice for an offence have the options to either: