Access to information

The Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities (TFHC) aims to deliver cohesive and community-focussed services and activities to improve the lives of all Territorians.

The Information Access Unit makes sure all information collected, held and produced by the agency is protected.

Information can be accessible where appropriate and recorded in line with:

  • legislation
  • records management practices
  • privacy considerations.

TFHC treats all information with the highest ethical standards and integrity and keeps a record of business practices.

You can request access to your personal information or government information by submitting an application to the department.

You will receive notice within 30 days of the department's decision to release the information.

How to request access

To request access to information follow these steps:

Step 1: go to the Northern Territory Government (NTG) website to access application forms

Step 2: complete the form and submit to TFHC along with relevant fees and proof of identity

You can also submit an application to waive or reduce fees, if you can give financial or other reasons for the waiver or reduction.

Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities
PO Box 37037
WINNELLIE NT 0820

TFHC.InfoAccess@nt.gov.au

Phone: 08 8999 8490
Fax: 08 8942 6806

More information

Go to the NTG website to read about:


Last updated: 14 April 2021

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