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COVID-19 and staying safe online

March 26, 2020 - 12:52pm

Everyone is adjusting to the nation’s response to COVID-19. In some circumstances this has led to greater online interaction with family, friends, work colleagues and teachers. When we interact online, it is important we do so in a safe way.

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Privacy Awareness Week 2020 resources available

March 26, 2020 - 10:35am

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 4-10 May 2020 and is an opportunity to remind Queenslanders about their privacy rights and responsibilities for protecting and respecting personal information.

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e-Lecture: RTI, IP and COVID-19 planning

March 24, 2020 - 4:13pm

As agencies plan for potential office closures and work from home arrangements as part of COVID-19 preparations, the OIC Enquiries Service has received a significant volume of questions on this theme from agencies across all sectors.

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How to deal with personal information in a pandemic

March 24, 2020 - 3:49pm

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the OIC is encouraging public sector agencies to brush up on their awareness, policies and processes around information sharing.

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Preventative extension requests – managing potential office closures

March 16, 2020 - 7:51am

Over the past week the Enquiries Service has received several queries about preventing applications from going deemed if an agency's offices shut down as part of COVID-19 prevention or containment. One way to prepare for any potential closure, particularly if RTI staff do not have the ability to work on applications from home, is to requests extensions of time now.

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