Information access

As a member of the public you have a right to access government information. Your right is restricted only when there is an overriding public interest against our disclosing the particular information. 

We are committed to improving openness, transparency and ease of public access to our information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009(GIPA Act), including policies, statistics and reports.

Information held by other agencies

To apply for information from the following government agencies, please contact the agency directly: 


NSW Government Department


TAFE NSW and TAFE Institutes

Industry, Skills and Regional Development

State Training Services

Industry, Skills and Regional Development

Communities NSW including: Commission for Children and Young People, Community Engagement, Multiculturalism NSW, Volunteering, Youth

Family and Community Services

TAFE NSW - We deal with GIPA Act formal access applications for information held by TAFE NSW and its Institutes. Please contact TAFE NSW  directly to find out whether the information is available outside the formal process.

Agency information guide

Our agency guide describes the type of information that is either freely available or available on informal request.  It describes other instances where formal application may be made for access and where access is excluded. 

Information that is freely available



Plans and policies




This site uses Google Translate, a free language translation service, as an aid. Please note translation accuracy will vary across languages.

Contact details

General enquiries about the department:
Schools and Community Senior Information Officer
T 02 9561 8999

Enquiries about applications under the GIPA Act:
Information Access Unit
NSW Education and Communities
Level 7, 35 Bridge St
T 02 9561 8100
F 02 9561 1157