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Right to Information

Your Right to Information

On July 1, 2009 the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act 2009) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act 2009) were implemented by the Queensland Government.

North Burnett Regional Council is making it easier for you to access information about Council. This includes information about our policies, financial reports, public registers and documents relating to our decisions.  We also make appropriate protections for certain information, including personal information.

What is Right to Information?

The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) aims to make more government information available to all sectors of the community. The RTI Act is complemented by the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act), which establishes a right to access and to amend personal information.

What is Information Privacy?

The information Privacy Act guides how you can:

  • Access your personal information
  • Advise us about any changes or amendments to your personal information. This aspect of the new legislation applied to Queensland local government as of July 1, 2010.

Information Privacy legislation also guides how government manages your personal information.

Need to know more about Right to Information or Information Privacy?

You can find more about Right to Information on the Queensland Government's website.

You can find more about Information Privacy on the Queensland Government's website.

How to make an RTI application:

  • Submit an application form
  • Payment of RTI fee of $43.35 must be paid at the time of application, processing and access charges may apply
  • All RTI applications should provide sufficient information to allow the identification of the documents you are seeking
  • Provide an address for notices of the Act to be sent to the applicant

Applications can be lodges in person at the Customer Service Centres or by post addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
North Burnett Regional Council
PO Box 390
Gayndah Qld 4625

How to access Council Information?

You can check to see if the information you're looking for is already available from:

Publication Scheme

Out publication scheme helps you find information which is routinely published by Council. In most cases, this information is available online and can be access directly from the publication scheme.

Contact Us

Contact us if the information is not readily available. We'll help determine if Council holds and can release the information.  We may require you to make and RTI request to access it.

Disclosure Log

Under the Right to Information Act, Council may place details of documents released which do not contain the applicant's personal information. At this time, the Disclosure Log does not contain any records.