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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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Privacy Awareness Week 2020 resources available

March 26, 2020 - 10:35am

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 4-10 May 2020 and is an opportunity to remind Queenslanders about their privacy rights and responsibilities for protecting and respecting personal information.

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e-Lecture: RTI, IP and COVID-19 planning

March 24, 2020 - 4:13pm

As agencies plan for potential office closures and work from home arrangements as part of COVID-19 preparations, the OIC Enquiries Service has received a significant volume of questions on this theme from agencies across all sectors.

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How to deal with personal information in a pandemic

March 24, 2020 - 3:49pm

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the OIC is encouraging public sector agencies to brush up on their awareness, policies and processes around information sharing.

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