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Your Rights

Holroyd Council has adopted the following Charter of Residents’ Rights:

  • Holroyd City Council recognises the need to incorporate a clear statement of rights for residents, and to keep the community informed about its decisions and activities.
  • Members of the public are entitled to attend most meetings of Council and to be heard at these times. Council has, for this purpose, embraced the concept of a Public Forum at the start of each meeting.
  • Further public submissions in relation to rates and charges or indeed any matter contained within Council’s Management Plan may be made at any time during the period of public exhibition of the draft Plan.
  • Council also has a policy whereby residents are notified of Development and Building applications which may affect them. All residents are entitled to view plans of proposed development and lodge written submissions.
  • In addition to the Local Government Act 1993, residents are protected and entitled to access information under the following circumstances:
    • GIPA
    • Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act
    • Environmental Planning & Assessment Act
    • ICAC Act
    • Ombudsman Act
    • Any specific policies adopted by Council such as the Public Forum.
  • The Council website will provide an enhanced gateway for residents to access Council information and interact with Council on all issues of concern and interest.

Privacy Statement

The Council’s privacy procedures have been developed in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) and with your rights and needs in mind.

Further Information regarding Privacy

Further information regarding accessing your personal information and protecting your privacy can be found on the Information and Privacy Commission’s website.

How to access, correct or update your information

You can access the personal information that you give to us under the PPIP Act and in accordance with your rights under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

For more information on the Council’s privacy policies and procedures, send us an email or telephone the Council on (02) 9840 9840.


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Council supports the sharing of information and the use of the website content for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under copyright legislation, however you are not permitted to reproduce or reuse content on this website for commercial purposes.


Holroyd City Council distributes the information on this website as a general reference source.

This site contains links to other websites operated by organisations, other than Council.  The other websites are outside of Council’s control and links are provided for convenience only and not an endorsement of that site or its content.

Despite our best efforts, Council makes no warranties that the information in this publication is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination.

Council has sought to exercise due care and diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the material contained on this site.  No person should place reliance on information obtained from this website in circumstances where loss, damage or injury is possible.  In such circumstances, you should make specific enquiries of Council and obtain the required advice or information directly from authorised Council Officers in writing.

Council disclaims, to the full extent permitted by law, all responsibility and liability (including through negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information on this website or any linked website, being inaccurate or incomplete.