October 19, 2021 - 10:38am
We are offering access application handling training via webinar on 23 November 2021 to help government agencies comply with their legislative requirements.
Privacy case note #4, 2021: Employee of agency accesses personal information of multiple family members without authority to do so
October 8, 2021 - 10:45am
Multiple members of the same family complained that an employee of the agency had accessed their personal information without reason to do so. The agency conducted audit logs of their records which confirmed the complainants’ allegations. Immediately after the agency interviewed the employee about the alleged breach of privacy, they left the agency.
September 30, 2021 - 9:39am
Information Access Commissioners and Commonwealth Ombudsman have released the findings of their second cross jurisdictional study of community attitudes on access to government information.
September 29, 2021 - 9:38am
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is one of the largest receivers of applications under the Right to Information and Information Privacy Acts (RTI). The QPS currently receives over 4000 applications every year, and has seen a trend of significant increases in RTI over the last 5 years.
September 28, 2021 - 12:31pm
The Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) Annual Report 2020-21 was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, 28 September.