To state the Councils commitment to being open and accountable in the exercise of its functions.
To acknowledge the lawful rights of citizen’s access to information held by the Council.
To provide easy to understand information about the Council, its structure and functions, and how members of the public can make representations and participate in decisions.
To provide information on how to access council information.
To comply with legislation regarding disclosure of information, in particular the Government Information (Public Access) Act (GIPA), the Local Government Act (LGA), and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.
Council is also subject to the NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act and Health Records Information Privacy Act that establish standards for information handling practices for personal and health information.