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Privacy Awareness Week 2017 in Queensland will run from 15 to 21 May

April 11, 2017 - 9:53am

This year’s theme is ‘Care when you share’ we are encouraging individuals to care about their privacy and better inform themselves of what will or might happen to their personal information before they share it.

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OFFICE CLOSED TODAY - 30 MARCH

March 30, 2017 - 9:15am

Due to the storm warnings and upgraded heavy rainfall anticipated today (Thursday) in South East Queensland our office is closed.

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Webinar: How to share personal information and be privacy-compliant

March 29, 2017 - 8:34am

It is a truism to say that government agencies could not deliver services to the community without dealing with the personal information of community members.

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Desktop audit report - Hospital and Health Services – 2016-17

March 21, 2017 - 12:44pm

Today we tabled our report in Parliament on how the Hospital and Health Services’ websites provide clear pathways for the community to access information. The report examines whether the online publication schemes and disclosure logs meet the requirements and support access to government-held information. It also reviews how these government agencies tell the community about their personal information handling practices.

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QCAT awards financial compensation for breach of privacy

March 20, 2017 - 9:31am

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) recently published a decision about a privacy complaint that concerned the disclosure of information about the employee’s health to a number of other employees in the agency.

QCAT found that a breach of Information Privacy Principle 10 – ‘Limits on use of personal information’ was substantiated and ordered that the Queensland Police Service:

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