October 24, 2018 - 3:34pm
The Australian Government’s My Health Record system has now changed from an opt-in model, to an opt-out.
The My Health Record is an online summary of an individual’s key health information including allergies, medical conditions, treatments, medication details, advance care planning documents, test and scan reports.
October 22, 2018 - 11:00am
The Office of the Information Commissioner Queensland (OIC) is working with PeakXD, a user experience company, to help us learn more about what our website users want, need and expect. We will use the information gathered to help us improve the site to create a more useful and engaging experience for our users.
You are invited to register for a 1 hour in-depth activity and interview session. The 1 hour sessions will be held in early November and are available during the day or evening.
October 22, 2018 - 9:38am
Want to know more about how the Office of the Information Commissioner’s External Review Team works? How it’s structured? Or exactly what happens after an external review application arrives at OIC?
New guide to identify and process documents of an agency for social media, personal web mail and text messages
October 17, 2018 - 10:57am
Increasingly, access applications are encompassing social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, material held in personal email accounts, and text and other messages sent using devices such as smart phones and tablets.
The Office of the Information Commissioner recently published a guideline to assist agencies to identify when these will be classed as documents of an agency or a Minister, as well as on capturing and processing these documents as part of an access application.
To complement the guideline a quick reference guide Digital documents and right to information has been published and highlights common digital documents and the requirements under the Right to Information Act 2009.
October 2, 2018 - 1:20pm
Professor Ken Smith delivered the 2018 Solomon Lecture on ‘Trust, transparency and right to information: accountability in an age of democratic disquiet’ as part of this year’s Right to Information Day (RTI Day) activities.