Routine Information Disclosures
Effective 2016, several broad categories of information are provided for public release by all Government departments, including organisational structure, governance policies and workforce statistics.
Right to Information (RTI)
Right to Information (RTI) releases information that is not available from another source. RTI applications are to be made in writing as an Application for Accessed Disclosure. A file service fee of $38.75 applies (as at 1July 2017) (unless you have a waiver).
Prosecution Information (Police File)
To obtain a copy of a Police File (relating to offences you have been charged with) complete the Request for Disclosure of Information form. A file service fee of $53.90 applies (unless you have a waiver).
Traffic Crash Report
To obtain a copy of a Traffic Crash Report (for a crash you or your vehicle were involved in) apply in writing to your nearest Traffic Crash Records office. A file service fee of $53.90 applies. Traffic Crash Records are at the police stations: Burnie, Devonport, Hobart, Launceston, Queenstown, Ulverstone. Contact details for each of these stations can be located on the Contact Us page.
To obtain a copy of an Offence Report (e.g. if you have been the victim of a burglary and your insurance company want a copy of the Offence Report) apply in writing to Offence Reports, Operational Information Services, Tasmania Police, GPO Box 308, Hobart, Tas, 7001. A file service fee of $53.90 applies.
For further information, or to contact any of the above locations, please call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.