Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Act 1992 gives individuals the right to apply for access to documents held by the State Public Sector agencies which includes: Government Departments, Local Authorities, Statutory Authorities and Ministers.
The Town of Mosman Park is an agency within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act 1992. Accordingly the requirements of the Act apply to the Town from the commencement date of the Legislation, being 1 November 1993.
The intention of the Act is to:
- Confer upon persons a general right of access to information held by agencies.
- Confer upon individuals a right to apply to an agency for an amendment of personal information to ensure that it is accurate, complete, up to date and not misleading.
- Place an obligation on agencies to make publicly available certain information about their operations.
The Act also requires that agencies prepare and publish an Information Statement which conveys the maximum possible detail to the public about its operations and how access may be obtained to public documents.
Note: To request access to house plans, please complete the Request for Copy of House Plans form.
Freedom of Information Office (WA Government website)