The introduction of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) means easier access to government information. To access information from the Office of Communities you should first check our website to see if the information is already available www.communities.nsw.gov.au.
To find out more about the work Office of Communities does visit www.communities.nsw.gov.au/aboutus
Many agencies make up the Office of Communities. To access information held by these agencies or to learn more about them you can visit the agency website. A list of these agencies and their websites are at www.communities.nsw.gov.au/aboutus
The information for GIPA purposes, held on this website covers these parts of the Office of Communities:
*Note: The following responsibilities were transferred from the Commission for Children and Young People to the Office of the Children's Guardian on 15 June 2013:
Further information about the above responsibilities can be found at www.kids.nsw.gov.au.
Please note some information cannot be disclosed under the new GIPA Act. See Excluded Information for a full list of the type of government information that cannot be released.
If you are unable to find the information you are seeking, then contact our Right to Information Officer by email, phone or formal application.
The Right to Information Officer will decide whether the information you are seeking:
For enquiries about applications under the GIPA Act:
Right to Information Officer
Office of Communities
PO BOX K403
HAYMARKET NSW 1240
Phone: (02) 8762 9849
Note: The Right to Information Officer only handles GIPA related to agencies and divisions within the Office of Communities cluster.