Access to information

We make a range of information available for public access. We can also give you information about some cases if you request it through access arrangements we have in place.

You can also formally request access to documents we hold under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

The information you are seeking might already be available online, we publish information:

Access to information and documents in VRB cases

Requests for information or copies of documents relating to some VRB cases can be dealt with without making a formal request under the FOI Act.

Freedom of information

If you want to, you can make a formal request for access to documents or to amend your personal records under the FOI Act.

Information Publication Scheme

As required by the FOI Act, we have an Information Publication Scheme entry that provides information on who we are, what we do, our annual reports and information we routinely release following FOI requests. 


The VRB is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988. Detailed information about how we handle personal information is contained in our Privacy Policy.