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VIDEO: Information sharing and the IP Act

June 16, 2017 - 8:04am

Government agencies could not deliver services to the community without dealing with the personal information of community members.

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Amendments to the RTI Act and IP Act

June 6, 2017 - 7:53am

Recent amendments to the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) will mean some changes in the way agencies process their applications. Many of these changes were minor, but some will impact on the processing of applications and the writing of decision letters.

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VIDEO: Official Launch of Privacy Awareness Week 2017

May 19, 2017 - 8:02am

On 15 May 2017, Privacy Awareness Week was officially launched by the Hon Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills.

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Media release: Privacy Awareness Week Official Launch

May 15, 2017 - 12:10pm

Today (15 May), Privacy Awareness Week was officially launched by the Hon Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills, Privacy Commissioner Philip Green and Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata.

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New privacy case notes

May 15, 2017 - 11:25am

Three new case notes have been released as part of our activities during Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), an event held every year to promote and raise awareness of privacy and the importance of protecting personal information.

We have also updated our resource on how to put a price of damage suffered as a result of a privacy breach to include the recent Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal decision, and two cases from the Commonwealth privacy jurisdiction.

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