Ipswich City Council is committed to providing the community with open and transparent access to information in relation to its services, activities and business operations and is working to:
To determine the best avenue to access Council information visit Council’s Accessing Information webpage.
The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) aim to make more information available, provide equal access to information across all sections of the community and provide appropriate protection for individual privacy.
For further information about the RTI Act and IP Act visit the websites of the Queensland Government RTI and the Office of the Information Commissioner and see the RTI and IP Acts factsheets on the Office of the Information Commissioner website.
To be able to assess our performance in complying with the RTI and IP Acts to achieve the primary objective of the Act which is: “to give a right of access to information in the government’s possession or under the government’s control unless, on balance, it is contrary to the public interest to give the access”; Council has established performance measures, which are reported quarterly to Council, stated in our Annual Report and updated to this page quarterly:
FOR THE PERIOD 1 APRIL TO 30 JUNE 2021
No. of Privacy Complaints - Received, Closed, Substantiated
No. of Right to Information Applications - Received/Closed
Average days taken per Right to Information Application Closed
No. of Information Privacy Applications - Received/Closed
Average days taken per Information Privacy Application Closed
Data Sets released to the Transparency and Integrity Hub