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Right to Information

The Right to Information Act 2009 commenced on 1 July 2010 and gives members of the public the right to obtain information contained in the records of the Government and public authorities, such as Break O’Day Council.

The object of the Right to Information Act 2009 is to improve democratic government, increase executive accountability and increase the ability of the people of Tasmania to participate in their governance.

This is done by:

  • acknowledging that information collected by public authorities is collected for and on behalf of the people of Tasmania and is the property of the State; and
  • giving members of the public the right to obtain information held by public authorities and Ministers, and the right to information about the operations of Government.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

To access this information you will need to download and submit a Right to Information Form.

There is a cost associated with requesting information, this can be found here.

You can find more information about Right to Information here and the Information Disclosure Policy here.