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Wollongong City Council

Protection of Privacy

Please read the information below before making a submission on an application on exhibition.

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, your submission including any personal information such as your name and address, will be made available for public inspection. You may request, in the form of a Statutory Declaration PDF, 26.5 KB, that Council suppress the personal information in your submission from public inspection, if you consider that the personal safety of any person would be affected if the information was not suppressed. Any such request will be dealt with in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Act 1988.

You may also make an anonymous submission however if you choose to do so Council will be unable to contact you any further as to the outcome of your submission. Additionally, anonymous submissions will be considered, however it should be noted that the lack of information as to the respondent's place of living may affect Council's consideration of the potential impact of the subject proposal.

Note: If Council receives a submission from any person who is legally required to provide a disclosure of any reportable Political Donation and / or gift under section 147 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Council is legally required to publicly disclose all relevant details of the reportable political donation or gift onto Council's website. This will include the name and residential address of the person who provided the political donation or gift onto Council's website for full viewing by the general public.

To send a submission please click on the “Lodge a Submission” button when viewing the application details on Council's Online Services portal. Alternatively, you can send your submission to Council in writing. Please quote the Application Number in the subject line of your email, or within your letter, so that it is registered against the correct application record for Council’s consideration.

You can also read our Privacy page for more information about how Council handles personal privacy information.