What Information can Council provide?
The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW)(GIPA Act) replaced the Freedom of Information Act 1989 on 1 July 2010. It introduces a new right to information system designed to meet Council’s commitment and community expectations of a more open and transparent government.
The new system is focused on making government information more readily available.
This means that all government agencies, such as Greater Taree City Council, must release information unless there is an overriding public interest against disclosure.
What does that mean for Greater Taree City Council?
Council currently publishes a range of information on this website and further information will be progressively added to the website.
There are four ways in which Greater Taree City Council will disclose information and make it available to the public: