GIPA-Access Application (Formal request)

Complete this form to apply for a formal access application made under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW). If you need help to complete this form, please contact City of Newcastle's (CN) Privacy and Information Coordinator on (02) 4974 2435 or visit Access to Information for more information.

If the documentation you are seeking is related to a development application, the information may be available on our Application Tracker or obtained with a Request for Historical Development Documentation Application.

Protecting your privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We take reasonable steps to comply with relevant legislation and our Privacy Management Plan.

Purpose: We will use the information to process your request.
Intended recipients: Authorised CN Officers and its contractors or agents.
Supply: Voluntary.
Consequence of non-provision: We may not be able to process your request.
Storage and security: Information will be stored in accordance with CN’s Record Management Policy.
Access: Your information can be checked for accuracy by contacting CN’s Privacy and Information Coordinator on (02) 4974 2435.

Lodgement options

In person:
City of Newcastle
City Administration Centre
12 Stewart Avenue, Newcastle West

Email: Completed application forms can be sent to

By mail:
City of Newcastle
PO BOX 489
Newcastle NSW 2300