Accessing our information

Accessing our information

What is Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009?

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) aims to facilitate public access to government information. The GIPA Act provides 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 providers of goods and services by government agencies.

Applications and enquiries to WaterNSW under the GIPA Act can be directed to:

Right to Information Officer
WaterNSW
PO Box 323
PENRITH NSW 2751
Phone: (02) 4724 2258

How to access published information

Information on the website is available for download, free of charge.

Alternatively you can complete an application for accessing information below. In order for an application to be valid it must:

  • be in writing sent to or lodged at the address shown above
  • clearly indicate that it is an access application made under the GIPA Act
  • be accompanied by a fee of $30
  • state a postal address in Australia as the address for correspondence in connection with the application
  • include such information as is reasonably necessary to enable the government information applied for to be identified.

Register of Government Contracts

WaterNSW government contracts entered into with third parties and with a contract value over $150,000 are listed below. Information on contracts will remain here for 30 days after execution or until the completion of the contract, whichever is the longer period.

Documents Tabled in Parliament

The GIPA Act requires WaterNSW to make publicly available information about the agency contained in any document tabled in Parliament by, or on, its behalf.  These documents are available below:

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