GIPA-Internal Review of Access Application (only for Formal request)

Complete this form to apply for an internal review of a formal decision made under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW)

You must lodge this form with us within 20 working days after notice of the decision was given to you.

If you need help to complete this form, please contact Council's Privacy and Information Coordinator on (02) 4974 2435.

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 Council 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 Council’s Record Management Policy.
Access: Your information can be checked for accuracy by contacting Council’s Legal and Information Officer 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