The Victorian Freedom of Information Act 1982 gives you the right to request documents held by the Victoria State Emergency Service (SES).

You can request access to documents held by Victoria SES by writing to the Freedom of Information & Privacy Officer.


In order for an FOI request to be valid a payment of the $29.60 application fee is required.


  • Emailing your request to including a payment form;

  • Contacting the Freedom of Information and Privacy Officer by telephone on 9256 9000 to make payment over the phone;

  • Emailing requesting a call back to collect Credit Card details for payment of the fee;

  • Writing a letter, or downloading the application form below and sending it, along with payment of the application fee, to:

Freedom of Information & Privacy Officer

Victoria State Emergency Service

168 Sturt Street

Southbank VIC 3006

Phone: 9256 9000


Note the fee may be waived if proof is provided of hardship.




(to be completed if acting on behalf of a client)


For further details about making a FOI request and the FOI process more generally, please refer to our FOI FAQs or FOI Part II Statements.