How much will it cost
There is no fee for requesting access to documents containing personal information about you.
If your application requests access to non-personal information, that is, a document that contains personal information about a third party (other than you), or documents relating to the department’s functions and services, you are required to pay a $30 application fee. Payment is required at the time of lodging the application.
If you are paying by credit card or eftpos, you can provide your details on the FOI application form.
Alternatively, the fee can be paid in cash or cheque. Cheques should be made payable to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
In some circumstances you may be required to pay additional charges to cover the costs associated with processing your application. These charges will be for administrative tasks such as photocopying, collation of documents, editing, postage etc. If charges are applicable you will be notified and provided with an estimate.