Horsham Rural City Council considers that the responsible handling of personal information is a key aspect of democratic governance, and is strongly committed to protecting an individual's right to privacy. Council will comply with the Information Privacy Principles as set out in the Privacy & Data Protection Act 2014.

Council has an Information Privacy Policy(PDF, 354KB) and Privacy Statement(PDF, 284KB) which set out requirements for the management and handling of personal information.

If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Policy and/or Statement, please contact Council on 03 5382 9777.



The Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 provides for complaints to be made by individuals who believe their personal information has been mishandled.


Queries or complaints may be directed in the first instance to Council's Privacy Officer via email to: (Attention: Privacy Officer to be included in the subject line)
or post to:
Privacy Officer
Horsham Rural City Council
PO Box 511
Horsham  Vic  3402


The Commissioner for Privacy and Data Collection may be contacted by email