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Looking past the pandemic

April 6, 2020 - 11:08am

The COVID-19 pandemic creates unique challenges for RTI and IP decision makers. Meeting these challenges may mean using the Acts’ tools in ways that have not arisen before. But these challenges won’t last forever. We will get to the other side.

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Applying for documents during Covid-19

March 31, 2020 - 2:27pm

The Office of the Information Commissioner has prepared an information sheet for people making access applications during the current pandemic. It is intended to help manage applicant expectations and mitigate applicant surprise.

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OIC staff are working remotely

March 30, 2020 - 9:33am

Due to the national response to COVID-19, all Office of the Information Commissioner staff will be working remotely from Tuesday, 31 March.

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COVID-19 response from Australian privacy regulators

March 30, 2020 - 9:19am

Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsmen around the country appreciate that individuals, organisations and government are facing significant challenges to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 and staying safe online

March 26, 2020 - 12:52pm

Everyone is adjusting to the nation’s response to COVID-19. In some circumstances this has led to greater online interaction with family, friends, work colleagues and teachers. When we interact online, it is important we do so in a safe way.

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