July 19, 2018 - 11:43am
We have updated our guideline on online surveys to include advice on the privacy considerations of designing a survey and distributing a survey.
July 16, 2018 - 9:11am
The My Health Record is an online summary of an individual’s key health information including allergies, medical conditions, treatments, medication details, advance care planning documents, test and scan reports. Over five million Australians currently have a My Health Record, which aims to deliver better health outcomes for patients by enabling important health information to be securely shared between clinicians and their patients.
June 28, 2018 - 2:46pm
The application fee and processing charges for applications made under the Right to Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009 changed on 1 July 2018.
New guideline - Online and on your phone: processing access applications for social media, webmail and text messages
June 18, 2018 - 3:49pm
Increasingly, access applications are encompassing social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, material held in personal email accounts, and text and other messages sent using devices such as smart phones and tablets.
June 12, 2018 - 3:28pm
We have updated the guideline Assessing the Terms of an Access Application. This guideline was written to bring existing principles together to provide convenient guidance for agencies dealing with applications where the documents sought by an applicant cannot be identified.