The Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) gives you a legal right to request access to documents held by the government.
We are a new department. We became the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water on 1 July 2022.
Before this our functions were the responsibilities of:
- the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
- the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.
Transitional arrangements are in place. The following departments will continue to manage current and past FOI requests during this time.
Climate change and energy requests
These requests are managed by the Department of Industry, Science and Resources.
- Freedom of Information
- Disclosure log 2022 (please note that this disclosure log will contain entries for other functions in the relevant agency).
Environment and water requests
These requests are managed by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.