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Safer Internet Day

January 7, 2020 - 7:39am

In 2020 the Office of the Information Commissioner is once again supporting the work of Australia’s eSafety Commissioner and Safer Internet Day, by spreading online safety messages and promoting the positive use of digital technology.

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Closed for the holiday period

December 24, 2019 - 8:04am

The Office of the Information Commissioner will be closed for the holiday period from 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 24th.

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Privacy as a human right - public forum (10 December)

December 9, 2019 - 8:54am

To mark International Human Rights Day, the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner hosted a public forum on privacy as a human right on 10 December. For those unable to attend in person, this event was live streamed on Twitter.

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Privacy Authorities Australia working together and PAW2020

December 6, 2019 - 10:30am

Privacy Authorities Australia (PAA) members recently met in Sydney, on 19 November 2019, to share and discuss significant privacy developments in their respective jurisdictions and privacy challenges more broadly.  Following the PAA October meeting, Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held across Australia between 4 to 10 May 2020. In Queensland, the theme for PAW2020 is Be smart about privacy.

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RTI, IP, and the new Human Rights Act

November 29, 2019 - 11:58am

On 1 January 2020, the operational provisions of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) (HR Act) will commence.  In anticipation of the final provisions of the HR Act commencing, the Office of the Information Commissioner has prepared two guidelines.

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