Council may only use CCTV for lawful purposes and is bound by the Information Privacy Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Principles in the way it collects and uses footage.
The lawful purposes for which Council may collect CCTV footage include:
Council’s Public Space CCTV cameras include:
Council also maintains CCTV cameras at various Council facilities:
Please note that these cameras are rarely monitored in real-time.
Access to council’s CCTV systems and cameras is strictly controlled through council’s CCTV Policy and the Information Privacy Act 2009. System access is only available to:
CCTV recordings are stored digitally. Recordings not required for investigations or as evidence are recorded over or erased after twenty eight (28) days.
Any person/s requesting access to camera footage can apply to council by completing either
CCTV recordings are only accessed by authorised persons. The information collected may be provided to agencies like the Queensland Police Service for law enforcement purposes. Your personal information will not be given to any other person or agency unless required by law. Any personal information is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009.