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Queensland Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper

January 8, 2019 - 3:37pm

The Queensland Law Reform Commission has released a Consultation Paper on the Review of Queensland’s laws relating to civil surveillance and the protection of privacy in the context of current and emerging technologies.

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Christmas and New Year closure

December 20, 2018 - 10:17am

The Office of the Information Commissioner will be closed from 2pm on Monday 24th December for the Christmas and New Year period. We will reopen at 8:30 am on Wednesday January 2, 2019.

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Christmas/New Year Timeframes

December 19, 2018 - 4:21pm

When agencies are calculating timeframes for the Christmas/New Year period, OIC confirms that only notified public holidays do not count when working out decision due dates.

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50th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum

December 5, 2018 - 1:59pm

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand (OPC) hosted the 50th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum on 3-4 December in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Get ready! Dealing with personal information in an emergency

November 19, 2018 - 10:09am

An emergency event such as a flood or other natural disaster can occur without notice. Sharing information rapidly in these situations can expedite prompt assistance to those in need. But what about the privacy implications? What do you need to consider when handling personal information in an emergency?

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