Privacy and Freedom of Information

The Department of Employment and MatchWorks must comply with the Information Privacy principals in the Privacy Act 1988. Individuals have the right to access a record that contains their personal information.

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 gives you the right to access documents about your personal affairs and the activities of government agencies; and the right to request information held by an agency about you be amended or removed.

Making a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

For information regarding how to make a FOI request:

Job Services Australia (JSA)

Visit the Department of Employment website or contact the Information Law Team at the Department of Employment on (02) 6240 7310 or by email at foi@employment.gov.au.

Disability Employment Services (DES)

Visit the Department of Social Services website  or contact the FOI Coordinator at Department of Social Services on (02) 6146 3181 or by email at foi@dss.gov.au.