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Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPAA) replaces the
Freedom of Information Act 1989. GIPAA creates new rights to information that are designed to meet community expectations of more open and transparent government. It encourages the routine and proactive release of government information, including information held by the providers of goods and services contracted by government agencies.
Government agencies must put certain information on their websites to be available to the public. This is known as 'open access information' and includes:
Information Guide (211kb)
Policy documents and tabled documents
Register of Government Contracts
Disclosure Log - The
GIPA Act provides that if the Public Guardian releases information in response to a specific request, we must make it publicly available if it is considered to be of interest to other members of the public. To date there have been no access applications which the Public Guardian consider to be of interest to other members of the public
The Public Guardian is a Business Centre of the Department of Justice and more information is available throughout this website. Publications on the services of the Public Guardian are available on the
For further information on accessing information held by Public Guardian contact an Information Officer on (02) 8688 6070 or email