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Due to essential maintenance, access to some online services including eresources and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable between 8 pm and 10 pm AEDT on Tuesday, 28 January 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Right to information: Agency information guide


The State Library of NSW Agency Information Guide tells you in general terms:

  • what our structure and functions are;

  • how our functions affect members of the public;

  • how the public can participate in policy development;

  • what kind of government information we hold;

  • what kind of government information we will make available to the public and how;

  • whether or not there is a charge to access specific kinds of information;

  • information that is not available in response to an access application;

  • where to find out more information.

View the State Library's Agency Information Guide 2019.