Text alternative for 'How can I get information from a government agency?' flowchart

1. Check if the information is already publicly available. Check the agency's website or contact their Right to Information Officer.


2. Ask if the agency will release the information to you informally. Contact the agency's Right to Information Officer.

THEN, if the agency wont release the information to you informally:

3. Complete a formal application under the Government Information (Public Access) Act.

Making a formal application