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The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPAA) replaces the Freedom of Information Act 1989.
GIPAA creates new rights to information that are designed to meet community expectations of more open and transparent government. It encourages the routine and proactive release of government information, including information held by providers of goods and services contracted by government agencies.
LawAccess NSW Policy and Service Standards Manual ( Word, 166KB). Please note: that this document is currently under review.
For more information about GIPAA and accessing information held by the Department of Justice please see Accessing the Department's Information.
This is an update.