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Amending your Personal Information

After having accessed documents held by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, and you identify that your personal information is inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date or misleading you may make application for correction or amendment of any part of the information.

You can only amend those parts of a government document that contain your personal information.

Any such application must:

  • have seen the document or have a copy of it
  • provide enough information to identify the document
  • provide an address (post or email)
  • specify the information you want amended
  • explain how the information is inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date or misleading
  • suggest how you want the information changed
  • complete the Information Privacy Personal Information Amendment Application Form
  • provide evidence of your identity

An application to amend your personal information is free.

Applications to amend your personal information should be addressed to:

The Manager
Right to Information and Information Privacy Unit
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Reviewing a decision

If you are dissatisfied or "aggrieved" with the decision of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services made under the Right to Information Act 2009 or the Information Privacy Act 2009 regarding access or amendment to documents you can apply to our agency for an internal review of its decision, or alternately apply to the Information Commissioner for an external review of the decision.

To apply for an internal review of a decision you must apply in writing within 20 business days of receiving the decision.

Applications for internal review should be addressed to:

The Manager
Right to Information and Information Privacy Unit
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Your internal review application will then be referred to the Manager, Right to Information and Information Privacy Unit for decision.
Applications for external review should be addressed to:


Office of the Information Commissioner
PO Box 10143
Adelaide Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000

Further information in relation to The Office of the Information Commissioner is available at http://www.oic.qld.gov.au.