Open access information directory

In accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) and the Government Information (Public Access) Regulation 2018 (GIPA Regulation) a range of ‘open access’ information must be made publicly available including:

Agency Information Guide

Policy documents - including the Code of Conduct, Code of Meeting Practice, Councillor Facilities and Expenses Policy and the Local Approvals Policy

Disclosure log 

Contracts register 

Annual reports and financial statements

Plans – including the Community Strategic Plan, Resourcing Strategy, Delivery Program and Operational Plan

Other Council plans – including strategies and masterplans

Returns of interests of councillors and designated persons

-    2020-2021 returns
-    2019-2020 returns
-    2018-2019 returns part 1 and part 2

Council business papers and minutes

Committee information

Land register

Register of investments – Refer to Council business papers

Register of delegations - Please submit an informal information request

Register of current declarations of disclosures of political donations

Register of voting on planning matters – Refer to Council meeting minutes

Plans of management for community land

Development and planning information – including planning instruments, development control plans and contributions plans

Information about development applications (post 1 January 2011)

Information about development applications (pre 1 January 2011) – Please submit a Records search of development applications form

Approvals, orders and other documents - Please submit an informal information request

Open access information not released - under section 6(5) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act council must keep a record of the open access information (if any) that it does not make publicly available on the basis of an overriding public interest against disclosure. The record is to indicate only the general nature of the information concerned. 

Record  Information not released
Returns of interest of Councillors and designated persons Personal information for example signatures and property address details.