Right to Information

In the biggest change to freedom of information in NSW in 20 years, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 replaced the Freedom of Information Act 1989 on 1 July 2010.

Hunter Water is required to publish a range of information in a readily accessible form. This page provides a range of information and links to other sites that fulfil our requirements under the Act. In the event you can't find what you are looking for, please contact our Right to Information Officer.

Information Proactively Released

Hunter Water proactively releases information which may be of interest to the public. This information is shared in the format of Media Releases, which are accessible via this website for both current and past topics.

Open Access Information

Reports and Publications

Policy Documents

The policies that affect members of the public can be found at the following locations:

Documents Tabled in Parliament

You can see an up-to-date version of all the Hunter Water documents tabled in NSW Parliament on the Parliament of NSW website. Enter Hunter Water Corporation in the ‘Agency’ field.

Register of Hunter Water Contracts

A requirement of GIPA is that Hunter Water must publish details of all contracts in excess of $150,000 on its website within 45 days of award. View our register. View our Class 3 contracts.

Disclosure Log

Our Disclosure Log contains details of information already released under GIPA that may be of interest to other members of the public. 


Application for Information

If you are seeking access to information, Hunter Water may be able to provide such information through the informal access provision of the Act. In the first instance please contact our Right to Information Officer for an initial assessment of the request.

You may be asked to lodge an Application for Information


Further Assistance

Email our Right to Information Officer if you require any further assistance or visit the Information Commissioner’s website.