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Privacy Impact Assessment and Privacy Complaint Management training videos now available

December 14, 2017 - 12:36pm

Are you responsible for dealing with privacy related matters? Check out these two videos on Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) and Privacy Complaint Management (PCM).

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Mandatory notifiable data breach laws – what do they mean for you?

December 13, 2017 - 12:44pm

The passage of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 established a Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in Australia.

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Updated guideline and new information sheet

December 5, 2017 - 12:38pm

Documents of an Agency and Documents of a Minister has been updated to address private emails, private devices and social media. We have also developed an information sheet which explains the relationship between the RTI and IP Acts and documents available through other means.

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Release of inaugural dashboard and metrics on the public’s use of FOI laws

November 28, 2017 - 1:37pm

Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen have released the inaugural dashboard of metrics on public use of freedom of information (FOI) access rights.

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Christmas / New Year Timeframes

November 22, 2017 - 8:58am

When agencies are calculating timeframes for the Christmas/New Year period, OIC confirms that only notified public holidays do not count when working out decision due dates.

For the 2017/2018 Christmas/New Year period, the following days are public holidays:

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