Contact us regarding rights and accountability

Find contacts for the Rights and accountability section.

General department enquiries

1300 679 332
GPO Box 33, Sydney NSW 2001

Professional and Ethical Standards Directorate (PES)

General PES enquiries
Phone: 02 7814 3722
Fax: 02 7814 3308

Right to Access

GIPA and FOI application enquiries
Phone: 02 7814 3525


We accept service at

Legal Services

Legal Services provides advice and assistance to staff within government schools and the NSW Department of Education.

Parents and Carers

If you are a parent or carer of a child attending a government school and require legal assistance, please see below services that may be able to assist you:

Service of Documents

All subpoenas related to a school should be sent directly to the relevant school, addressed to the school principal.

Any non-school related subpoena or subpoena-related enquiries can be emailed to

Any other documents required to be served will be accepted by the Department if emailed to

If you are required to serve a hard copy, please send to:

Legal Services
Department of Education
105 Phillip Street
Parramatta 2150 NSW

Due to the volume of correspondence we receive, please note any physical documents sent to the above address will have a delay in response.

Department contacts

For more NSW Department of Education contacts visit department contacts.


  • Education support operations

Business Unit:

  • Communication and Engagement
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