Privacy Breach Notification

February 20, 2017 - 11:43am

The Commonwealth's introduction of mandatory data breach notification has taken centre stage in Australian privacy news, but as exciting as it may be, it's important to remember that it won't impact Queensland agencies. The Information Privacy Act 2009, its IPPs and its NPPs, will remain unchanged.


Compliance review report – Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

February 14, 2017 - 2:24pm

On 14 February 2017 we tabled our report in Parliament about our review of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service’s compliance with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).


Media release: Moreton Bay Regional Council’s use of upgraded CCTV cameras with audio recording capability - 8 February 2017

February 8, 2017 - 3:02pm

Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner will be seeking clarification from Moreton Bay Regional Council about their use of CCTV cameras that record audio to determine Council’s compliance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

This follows Councils recent deployment of upgraded CCTV cameras. Council operate a network of 874 CCTV cameras throughout the Moreton Bay Region and over one third now have the capability to play back audio.


Decision writing training video

January 11, 2017 - 10:19am

We have released a short 30 minute introductory training video on decision writing.


Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009

December 14, 2016 - 3:29pm

The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) are an important part of Queensland Government’s integrity framework. The Acts aim to make more Queensland Government information available and ensure protection of an individual’s privacy in the public sector environment.

The purpose of this consultation is to seek feedback on key issues raised by the RTI and IP Acts including whether the Acts are meeting their primary objectives and whether the provisions of the Acts are appropriate.