How Do I Access Information? How Do I Access Information?

Documents held by the Hinchinbrook Shire Council may be accessed through a variety of mechanisms. The most appropriate method of seeking access to information will depend on what type of information is sought.

Information of the Hinchinbrook Shire Council is available through the following areas:

Publication Scheme

This describes and categorises information routinely available. It  has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by the Hinchinbrook Shire Council.

Disclosure Log

This provides information in response to non-personal information requests made under the Right to Information Act 2009.

Administrative Access

If you are unable to find what you are looking for on our website, please contact the Right to Information Officer who will advise whether it can be released administratively.

Alternatively, it may be necessary to lodge an application under the RTI Act. You may direct general enquiries regarding Right to Information to the Right to Information and Information Privacy Officer.

Apply for Information

If you are seeking access to information not limited to your own personal information that is not available in our Publication Scheme, Disclosure Log or by Administrative Access Schemes you should apply under the Right to Information Act 2009. For further information on how to make an application for information, please refer to: www.rti.qld.gov.au

If you are seeking access to documents limited to your own personal information, you can apply under the Information Privacy Act 2009. For information on how to make an application for information, please refer to: www.rti.qld.gov.au

Contacting the Hinchinbrook Shire Council for further information.