The Freedom of Information Act 1991 (the FOI Act) serves to promote openness and transparency in governance and accountability of government agencies, including Councils. Every member of the public has a legally enforceable right to access documents which are held by South Australian state and local government.

The FOI Act sets out the legislative requirements for how applications received from the public, for access to information held by the Council, are to be dealt with.

Freedom of Information applications should be submitted using the form below together with the application fee. Fees and charges will be waived for persons holding a pension concession or can demonstrating financial hardship.

Freedom of Information - Making a Request for Access

Freedom of Information - Schedule of Fees 2023/24

Freedom of Information - Your Rights to Review and Appeal

How to lodge an FOI Application

You can lodge your FOI application online, by post, email or in person.

Applications forms are available as an online application form or download a printable application form.

The Freedom of Information Officer
Alexandrina Council
PO Box 21


In Person
Alexandrina Council Goolwa or Strathalbyn Office

Freedom of Information Statement

This Information Statement is published by Alexandrina Council in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 1991.

Alexandrina Council is pleased to comply with the legislation and welcomes enquiries to 8555 7000.

An updated Information Statement will be published every twelve months.

Freedom of Information Statement