Accessing DFS Information

To promote open, accountable, fair and effective government in NSW, members of the public have a right to access government information. This right is restricted only when there is an overriding public interest against disclosing the particular information.

What is Public Access to information?

What is Public Access to information?

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) replaced the Freedom of Information Act 1989 (NSW) on 1 July 2010. It established a comprehensive system for public access to government information.

How can I access DFS information?

How can I access DFS information?

The Department publishes a large volume of material on this website.

Disclosure Log

Disclosure Log

Our disclosure log is a record of information that the Department has released, often in response to a specific request from an individual or organisation, that the Department thinks could also be of interest to other members of the public.

Policy Documents

Policy Documents

Policy documents are those that guide our decisions, actions and procedures in fulfilling our public functions.

Register of Government Contracts

Register of Government Contracts

All contracts the Department enters into with the private sector valued over $150,000 are required to be recorded in the register of government contracts, which is published on the Government tender's website.

Proactive Release Register

Proactive Release Register

Proactive release is the release of information by an agency, in an appropriate manner and free of charge (or at lowest reasonable cost).

Documents Tabled in Parliament

Documents Tabled in Parliament

From time to time other documents are tabled in the Parliament concerning the Department.

Publication Guide

Publication Guide

The NSW Department of Finance & Services (DFS) Publication Guide tells you in general terms:

Open access information not publicly available

Open access information not publicly available

The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 NSW requires all agencies to make available, free of charge on their websites, their “open access information”.

Major Assets & Acquisitions

Major Assets & Acquisitions

A list of DFS's major assets, other than land holdings that highlight major acquisitions made during the previous financial year.

Properties disposed of by DFS

Properties disposed of by DFS

This register lists the total number and total value of properties disposed of by DFS during the previous financial year.

Guarantee of Service

Guarantee of Service

DFS related Guarantee of Service documents are made publicly available here.

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct is designed to provide a practical framework of acceptable behaviour.

 

Customer Feedback

Customer Feedback

Customer Feedback: Complaints about DFS's services