Making an RTI application

You may be able to access EWOQ information through the:

However, if the information isn’t available, you can apply formally under the Right to Information Act 2009.

Before you apply, contact us to discuss your request.

How to apply

To apply, complete this application form.

Make sure you provide:

  • an address where we can contact you about our decision
  • enough information so we can identify the documents you’re requesting.

Send your application to the Right to Information & Information Privacy Coordinator, Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland, via:

Fees and charges

For each RTI application we charge an application fee, which can’t be waived.

We may also charge:

  • a processing charge for finding the documents and doing the work needed to make a decision
  • an access charge for providing the documents.

View the current application fee and processing charges. Contact us before sending us any payment.

Time frame

We may take up to 25 business days to decide on your application. If we need to check with a third party, we may take an extra 10 business days.

Other requirements may also take extra time, but we’ll let you know if that happens.

Requesting an internal review

If you’re unsatisfied with the information we provide, you can request a review of an RTI decision.

Contact us for more information about this.


Right to Information & Information Privacy – Intake Officer, Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland: