Freedom of Information

people community

Since its introduction in 1982, the Freedom of Information Act has given people the right to obtain information held by State Ministers, State Government departments and statutory authorities. From 1994 this legislation has also applied to local councils.

The Act gives people the right to request documents relating to their personal affairs and any activities of a government agency or council. A person may request documents created or received by an agency.

Making an application

Please complete the Freedom of Information application form to make a request.

A Freedom of Information application must be made in writing and accompanied by a $29.60 fee (which is non refundable) to:

Freedom of Information Officer
Hume City Council
PO Box 119
Dallas Vic 3047

Alternatively, your application may be emailed to

For further information about Freedom of Information please refer to Council’s Freedom of Information Part II Statement - Statement 3 – Freedom of Information Arrangements.