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Follow-up audit reports – Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

June 11, 2019 - 10:20am

On Tuesday, 11 June 2019, the Chair of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety parliamentary committee tabled two reports, the first into the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service’s progress in implementing the five recommendations of our 2014-15 compliance review with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). The second audit assessed the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service’s progress in implementing the six recommendations of our 2016-17 compliance review with the Right to Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009.

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RTI and universities

June 10, 2019 - 12:47pm

Did you know public universities are subject to the Right to Information Act?

This story shines a light on how Jo’s information access request ultimately led to a greater understanding of why she didn’t pass her university exam.

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Privacy and peace of mind

June 6, 2019 - 4:51pm

After suspecting a privacy breach by her health provider, Lucy lodged a privacy complaint to find out what personal records had and had not been accessed.

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Handing over personal information

June 6, 2019 - 9:34am

Sometimes we’re asked to provide personal documents to verify our identity, but it can also raise questions around how the data is stored.

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Precious keepsakes recovered thanks to RTI

June 3, 2019 - 4:13pm

Right to information (RTI) aims to provide access to information across the community and, in this case, it helped one Queenslander recover stolen goods that had great sentimental value.

Find out how Sam used his right to access important information, which ultimately helped him track down his deceased wife’s stolen jewellery.

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