Accessing Information

Documents held by Balonne Shire Council may be accessed through a variety of mechanisms. The most appropriate method of seeking access to information will depend on what type of information is sought. Information of Balonne Shire Council is commonly accessed through the following avenues:

Publication scheme

Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by the Balonne Shire Council.

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Disclosure log

Our disclosure log provides information in response to non-personal information requests made under the Right to Information Act 2009.

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Administrative access

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If you have been unable to find what you are looking on our website please contact Balonne Shire Council who will advise whether it can be released administratively.

Alternatively, it may be necessary to lodge an application under the RTI Act. You may direct general enquiries regarding Right to Information to:

Right to Information
Balonne Shire Council
PO BOX 201
St George   QLD   4487

Or email council@balonne.qld.gov.au

Current employees are entitled to access their own employee records. For details on how to apply for administrative access to employee records, please refer to:

If you are seeking access to information not limited to your own personal information that is not available in our Publication Scheme, Disclosure Log or by Administrative Access Schemes you should apply under the Right to Information Act 2009. For information on how to make an application for information, please refer to: Apply for information.

If you are seeking access to documents limited to your own personal information, you can apply under the Information Privacy Act 2009. For information on how to make an application for information, please refer to: Apply for information.