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Open Access Information Where to find the information  Definition
 Annual Reports  Annual Reports  Council's Annual Report, including Financial Report and Auditors Report and Bodies Exercising Functions Delegated by Local Authority
 Building Certificates  Informal Access Application (Development Application)  Records of Building Certificates issued under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Application Fees and Charges will apply.
 Code of Conduct

Councillors Code of Conduct

Staff Code of Conduct 

Delegates/Volunteers and Contractors Code of Conduct

Complaint Handling

Model - Division of Local Government

 The conduct obligations of Council officials. For copies of previous version please contact Council.
 Code of Meeting Practice  Council Policy  Procedures for all Council and Council Committee meetings.
 Community Land - Plans of Management (POM)  Plan of Management  Plans of management for crown and community land.
 Compulsory Acquisition  Informal Access Application (General)  Plans of land proposed to be compulsorily acquired by the City and compulsory acquisition notices.
 Contracts  Contracts Register  Register of contracts awarded by Council valued at $150,000 or more.
 Council Meetings  Council Meetings  Agendas, papers, resolutions, recommendations for Council Meetings and Committees of Council
 Council Voting Pattern Register (planning matters)  Council Voting Register  Section 375A of the Local Government Act 1993 requires the voting patterns on all planning matters considered by meetings of Council be recorded.
 Councillors Expenses Policy  Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities to Lord Mayor and Councillors  Policy for expenses incurred by and provision of facilities to Councillors.
 Delegations Register  Delegations Register  A register of the functions delegated to the officers of Council.
 Development Regulations and Policies  Development Regulations and Policies  Environmental Planning Instruments, Development Control Plans and Contributions Plans made under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
 Disclosure Log  Disclosure Log  Formal access applications received that are likely to be of interest to members of the public, will be in the disclosure log. The disclosure log contains non-personal information only.
 Employment Equity and Diversity Management Plan  EED  Council is committed to equal employment opportunity. This commitment is reflected in its EED.
 Graffiti Removal Register  Graffiti Removal Register  Council recognises rapidly removing graffiti is an important step in preventing graffiti. In response to this Council has adopted a Graffiti Prevention Management Plan to address this widespread social issue.
 Investments Register  Investments Register  Clause 212 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 states that Council must consider a written report each month which details all money the Council has invested.
 Land Register

 Land Register

 A register of land vested in it or under the control of Wollongong City Council.
 Political Donations  Electoral Funding Authority  Information regarding disclosures of political donations lodged by candidates, groups, members of parliament, local government Councillors, political parties and political donors can be found on the Electoral Funding Authority website.
 Policy Documents  Council's Policy Register  Documents used in connection with the exercise of the City's functions that affect the public.
 Publication Guide  Publication Guide  The structure and functions of Wollongong City Council.


​Development Applications
​ Development Applications Informal Access Application (Development Application) ​Outside Exhibition period development applications and associated documents are available at request.
​Development Applications Register Development Applications Register ​This service allows you to search and access information for Development Applications submitted after 1 January 1980.
​Development Applications on Exhibition Development Applications on Exhibition ​A list of applications that are currently on exhibition in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
​Development Application Approvals Development Application Approvals ​Records of decisions on Development Applications.

​Open Access Information ​Where to find the information ​Definition
​Open access information not available on website OPIAD ​Certain information Council is unable to publish to its website that can be accessed through an Informal Access Application is:
  • Councillors' return of interests
  • Return of interests of designated persons
  • Leases and Licences
  • Submissions
  • Notice and Orders
​Variations to Development Standards Register Variations to Development Standards Register ​A list of development applications where consent has been granted with a variation to development standard SEPP 1 or Clause 4.6.

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