Webinar: Access application handling training

March 31, 2021 - 8:58am

We are offering access application handling training via webinar on 29 April 2021 to help government agencies comply with their legislative requirements.


New guideline: Achieving effective privacy and information security training

March 23, 2021 - 5:02pm

OIC has published a new guideline, Achieving effective privacy and information security training, which draws on both the OIC's work in auditing agencies and recommendations made by the Crime and Corruption Commission in their Operation Impala report


Follow-up audit of awareness of privacy obligations

March 23, 2021 - 9:45am

On Tuesday, 23 March 2021, the Speaker of the Queensland Legislative Assembly tabled our report in Parliament detailing  the progress three government agencies have made in implementing the recommendations of our 2018-19 audit. Our audits have helped agencies entrusted with personal information improve their practices to minimise the risk of harm to the community.


Webinar: Responding to a privacy complaint

March 15, 2021 - 10:45am

The privacy complaint process can be used to communicate how both the Queensland privacy jurisdiction operates and how the agency is committed to protecting the privacy of the individuals to whom it provides services. This 1 ½ hr webinar will inform participants how to respond to a privacy complaint that demonstrates both how the agency may have been compliant with their privacy obligations and how the privacy regime complements the delivery of government services.


Decision on Ipswich City Council’s application for privacy principles waiver

March 15, 2021 - 9:06am

On 11 March 2021, the Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) decided to refuse an application by the Ipswich City Council (ICC) for a waiver from compliance with the privacy principles, under section 157 the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act).