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Obtaining Information

How to obtain information about the Sydney Opera House

As an initial step, please search our website to see if the information you require is already publicly available.

As a next step, we encourage you to make an informal request for information by contacting our Right to Information Officer, which allows for a more flexible engagement process.

As a last resort, you may need to make a formal access application to request specific information. If you wish to lodge a formal application, please download an application form here. Please note that costs may be applicable for processing formal applications under the Government Information Public Access Act.

For further enquiries, please contact our Right to Information Officer at:

Telephone: 02 9250 7111
Address: Sydney Opera House, GPO Box 4274, Sydney NSW 2001

Your right to information under the GIPA Act

The Government Information Public Access Act 2009 (GIPA Act) outlines the public’s rights to information and encourages government agencies to proactively release government information. It requires the Sydney Opera House to make certain government information publicly available.

You can find out more about your right to information and new ways to access NSW Government information on the NSW Information and Privacy Commission website.

Our open access information:

MADE by the Opera House

Disclosure Log of Access Applications

Our disclosure log is a record of information that the Sydney Opera House has released in response to a formal access application from an individual or organisation that we think could also be of interest to other members of the public.

Ref. No 

Date of decision on application

Description of the information provided in response to the application



4 Nov 2014

Tender submission in relation to the tender to operate the lower concourse bar and restaurant at SOH prepared by or on behalf of the incumbent operator of the venue

Overriding public interest consideration against disclosure under S.14 of the GIPA Act


10 Feb 2016

Reports on incidents logged and reported to the police in 2014-15

Not publicly available


22 Apr 2016

Access to CCTV of incidents logged and reported to the police in 2014-15.

Not publicly available


18 Sep 2017

Documentation which refers to or concerns SPV Operating and/or its sole Director. Documentation which refers to or concerns the Premises (leased by SPV Operating). Policies, practices, rules and/or procedures in place in relation to SOHT occupants. Documentation evidencing late payment by any of the occupants at SOHT. Bank guarantee or security deposit documentation related to occupants at SOHT. Documentation for a specified date range.

Access granted to some (but not all) of the information sought under s.58(1). Overriding public interest consideration against disclosure under s.14. Not made publicly accessible

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