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Information Access & Privacy Unit

This content is now longer maintained and is kept as an archive only. 

Accessing information held by Corrective Services NSW, the State Parole Authority (SPA) and the Serious Offenders Review Council (SORC)

To access information from the above areas, you may:

Search this website and the SPA website

Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) publishes a large volume of material on its website including information about SORC and Open Access Information.

Read about various options         

The menu on the left hand side of this page provides advice on accessing information. The document Public Access to Records, Documents, Personal Information and Health Information provides advice on a number of options.

Make a formal access application

Visit the Department of Justice website to find out how to make a formal request for information.


The Information Access & Privacy Unit manages NSW information access and privacy legislation for the Department of Justice, which includes ​Corrective Services NSW. That legislation being:

  • Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 
  • Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998
  • Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002
  • Workplace Surveillance Act 2005
  • Part 5 of the Privacy Code of Practice (General) 2003.