If the information you are seeking is not available on this website and cannot otherwise be provided on request, then you have a right to apply formally for access to specific information under part 4 of the GIPA Act.
To be considered, formal applications must:
- be made in writing
- clearly state that the request is being made pursuant to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009
- enclose a $30 application fee (EFT, money order or cheque)
- have a return postal address for correspondence
- include as much specific information as necessary to enable us to identify the information you are asking for.
Your application cannot be processed if it does not meet these requirements. In this event, we will contact you with further advice on how to meet these requirements.
If your application is valid, you will receive acknowledgment of receipt within five working days. Your application will be dealt with within 20 working days, subject to any extensions allowed for under the GIPA Act. We will let you know in writing if any extension of time is required to deal with your application.
Application fees and processing charges
The application fee for making an access application is $30. Processing charges can also be imposed at the rate of $30 per hour. In some circumstances an advance fee may be required. A governance representative will let you know in writing if that applies to your application.
Certain discounts may apply, including on financial hardship and public interest grounds. For more details see the Information and Privacy Commission website.
You may submit a formal GIPA application by downloading and completing this form:
And by sending it via email to email@example.com or by post to:
Museums of History NSW
10 Macquarie Street
SYDNEY, NSW, 2000