Privacy and Freedom of Information

Privacy

The ACT Revenue Office privacy statement demonstrates our commitment to protecting personal privacy. The privacy statement applies to all users who access the revenue website.

All information collected by the ACT Revenue Office is protected by secrecy provisions in Acts administered by the Office and only used for the purposes of those Acts.  In addition, personal information provided to the ACT Revenue Office is protected by the Information Privacy Act 2014 (ACT) (external site) .  Information (including personal information) cannot be not disclosed to any third party unless authorised by law or with the consent of the person involved.

For further information see circular GEN008 [RTF, 1.6Mb], [PDF, 57Kb] and website Privacy.

Freedom of Information

You have the right to apply in writing for the disclosure of information under the ACT Freedom of Information Act 1989 - FOI Act (external site).  This may include documents relating to a decision subject to an objection or review.   

However, all information collected by the ACT Revenue Office is protected by secrecy provisions.  In addition, personal information provided to the ACT Revenue Office is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).  Information (including personal information) cannot be disclosed to any third party unless authorised by law or with the consent of the person involved. 

You must, when lodging an FOI request, provide such information concerning the documents to which you are seeking access as is reasonably necessary to enable us to identify them.

For further information see ACT Government Freedom of Information (external site).

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