Privacy Information

Right to Information


The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) aims to make more information available, provide equal access to information across all sectors of the community, and provide appropriate protection for individuals’ privacy.

The right to information gives you the right to access and amend information held by public sector agencies in Queensland, unless there is a good reason for it not to be provided. You have a right to access your personal information held by government under the Information Privacy Act 2009. You have a right to access personal and non-personal information held by government under the Right to Information Act 2009.


How do I access information?


Documents held by the Aurukun Shire Council may be access through a variety of mechanisms. The most appropriate method of seeking access to information will depend on what type of information is being sought.

Information of Aurukun Shire Council is commonly accessed through the following avenues:

Publication Scheme


Our Publication Scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the Aurukun Shire Council. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information.

There will be no charge for examining any Publication Scheme information contained in the Council’s website. However, there may be a charge if a large volume of printed material is required.

Most of the documents on this website are available in PDF format. Should you be unable to read these documents or if the information is not readily available  please Contact Us.


Right to Information and Information Privacy Applications


Submit a Right to Information Application form if you need to make a formal RTI request.