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Australian Human Rights Commission: Release of Human Rights and Technology Discussion Paper for Public Consultation

February 11, 2020 - 10:04am

As noted at our 2019 Solomon Lecture, the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is undertaking a major project on human rights and technology, led by Edward Santow, the Australian Human Rights Commissioner.

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QCAT awards privacy complainant damages

February 11, 2020 - 10:02am

An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reservist (the complainant), who was not on active duty or in uniform at the time, was arrested by the Queensland Police Service (QPS).

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Secure disposal of personal information – responsibility from cradle to grave

February 11, 2020 - 10:02am

With the start of a new year, it is a timely reminder for public sector agencies to review their document destruction policies and processes to ensure they are compliant with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) and the Public Records Act 2002, including Retention and Disposal Schedules.

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Access application handling training

January 28, 2020 - 10:18am

We are offering access application handling training on 26 March 2020 to help government agencies comply with their legislative requirements.

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Safer Internet Day

January 7, 2020 - 7:39am

In 2020 the Office of the Information Commissioner is once again supporting the work of Australia’s eSafety Commissioner and Safer Internet Day, by spreading online safety messages and promoting the positive use of digital technology.

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