Freedom of Information

The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992 gives you the right to apply for access to documents held by the Town of Cambridge.

You can request access to:

  • paper files;
  • computer records;
  • maps;
  • plans;
  • photographs;
  • tape recordings;
  • films video tapes; and
  • electronically stored information.

How do you apply to access information?

It is recommended, but not compulsory, to complete a Freedom of Information Application(PDF, 149KB)

FOI Applications must :

  • be in writing;
  • provide enough information so that the documents can be identified;
  • include a valid Australian postal address to which the documents can be sent; and
  • be lodged with the Town with the applicable fee.

Applications are assessed against the FOI Act a decision made to allow full, part or refuse access.  Applications can take up to 45 days to process.

Freedom of Information Statement

Documents held by us, including those available outside the FOI Act are listed in our Freedom of Information Statement(PDF, 1MB)

Fees

Fee Type Fee 
 Application (basic) $30 
Cost per hour for Town of Cambridge employee  $30 
Tape, film or electronic data duplication Cost recovery 
Photocopying (per copy) 20 cents 
Packaging and postal Cost recovery