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How to make a RTI application

Applicants should note the following.

  • If they seek and are granted a waiver of the application fee on the basis of general public interest, and it is determined that the information is in the broader public interest, publication of the released information is likely.
  • Their identity will not be published. The category of applicant will be published, i.e. Member of Parliament, media representative, private individual.
  • A summary of the application will be published. This gives context to the nature of the released information.

How do I apply for 'assessed disclosure'?
If you haven't been able to obtain the information you are after, find out how to make an application for assessed disclosure of information.

What will we do once we have your application for 'assessed disclosure' of information?
Learn more about what happens after your application is submitted.

What if I'm not happy with a decision?
Learn more about the review process.

What information is exempted from disclosure?
Some information you apply for may not be disclosed to you because it is exempted from disclosure under the Act. Find out more about the exemptions provided in the Act.

The Ombudsman's Right to Information Act Manual and Guidelines
Links to resources that provide information on the Right to Information Act