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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
Email: GIPA@sydneyoperahouse.com
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

Access

2011-1  

24 Jan 2012

Information about security officers

Not relevant to the public

2011-2 

12 Feb 2013

Information about a theatre production

Not relevant to the public

2013-3

2 May 2013

Copy of SOH Concert Hall bookings for April & May, 2014

Not relevant to the public

2013-4  

15 May 2013

Emails divulging the interests of an on-site operator

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

2013-5

16 Aug 2013

Documents referring to the applicant, the organisation with which she is affiliated and the show she presents

Not relevant to the public

2013-6

16 Aug 2013

Documents referring to the applicant, the organisation with which she is affiliated and the show she presents plus copy of SOH concert Hall bookings for April & May, 2014

Not relevant to the public

2013-7

25 Nov 2013

Documents related to bookings of the Concert Hall in April 2014

Not relevant to the public

2013-8

14 Jan 2014

Bookings in the Joan Sutherland Theatre March-May 2014

Not relevant to the public

2013-9

14 Jan 2014

Bookings in the Concert Hall Oct-Dec 2014

Not relevant to the public

2013-10

13 Mar 2014

On-site incidents June 2010 to Nov 2013

Unreasonable & substantial diversion of resources under S.60 of the GIPA Act

2013-11

27 Feb 2014

Copies of the contractual agreement for the operation of the Opera Bar

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

2013-13     

7 Jul 2014

Unauthorised access to SOH January 2013 - June 2014

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

2014-14     

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

2016-15

10 Feb 2016

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

Not publicly available

2016-16

22 Apr 2016

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

Not publicly available

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