Access to information

A variety of information is available to in accordance with freedom of information and privacy laws. A summary is provided on this page.

Information on how to make a "Freedom of information"  application under the Government Information (Public Access Act 2009 (GIPA Act) is available by visiting Access to Government Information.

You can find out more about how we manage our privacy responsibilities and how to access your own personal information by visiting Privacy and access to personal information.

The public

Subpoenas and Preliminary Discovery

Information on serving a subpoena or preliminary discover order on Transport for NSW.

Privacy and access to personal information

You can find out about Transport for NSW responsibilities in relation to the collection, storage and use of personal information. You can also find out how to access your personal information. See Privacy and access to personal information.

Access to government information (GIPA Act)

Find out more about the Information Guide and how to make an access application under the GIPA Act - see Access to government information.

Corporate Property files

Transport for NSW provides access to Corporate Property files to allow persons to search for historical records, including leasing and development records relating to wetland properties within Sydney Harbour and other Maritime wetlands.

Disclosure log

The disclosure log contains information that Transport for NSW has released under the GIPA Act that is considered to be of interest to other members of the public.

Roads data and Maritime data

If you are after information relating to licensing, registration and accreditation data about vehicles, road users and scheme participants, you can view our statistics.

Contracts awarded

Transport for NSW is required to disclose certain contracts as prescribed by the GIPA Act. See Contracts awarded.

Policy documents

In accordance with the requirements of the GIPA Act, Transport for NSW is required to make a number of its policy documents available to the public. More information about policy documents.

Proactive release

If you are after statistics (eg/ licence or vehicle statistics, registry waiting times and other related matters) performance information for Transport for NSW or even the location of speed cameras in NSW, see Proactive release.

Driver Licence Check (DLC)

Transport for NSW provides an online Driver Licence Check (DLC) service to authorised organisations.

Lawyers - (information for accident claims)

Lawyers may be able to apply for CTP Insurer, vehicle and driver information in connection with vehicle or vessel accident claims as stated in our Privacy Statement. Refer to our motor vehicle & Vessel accidents page for more information.

Bankruptcy Trustees and Company Liquidator/Receivers/Administrators

Company Liquidators, Receivers and Administrators may be able to obtain information to assist with their responsibilities under the Corporations Act 2001 for the administration of companies under external administration using the application forms listed below. Similarly, Bankruptcy Trustees may apply for information to assist with their responsibilities under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 using the relevant forms below.

Deceased Estates (information for executors)

Transport for NSW may release information about vehicle and vessel ownership of deceased customers to the Executor named in a Will or the Administrator of the Estate using the following forms:

Police and Government Agencies for Law Enforcement

Transport for NSW may release information to Police and other government agencies for law enforcement purposes under sections 23(5) and 24(4) of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. Applicants must be government agencies and must use the Forms listed below.

Government agencies seeking to serve a Statutory Demand Notice compelling the release of information are requested to first contact us at to agree the scope of the Notice before it is issued.


View or download forms related to accessing information.

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