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Scams Awareness Week 21-25 May

May 16, 2018 - 11:13am

This annual awareness-raising week (21-25 May) is urging all Australians to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams. These scams are common and can often be traumatic for the victim. Typically, these scammers pretend to be from a government agency or well-known company. Their aim is to scare you into handing over your money or personal information and if you don’t, they threaten you with fines, internet disconnection, arrest or even deportation.

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Information Awareness Month

May 10, 2018 - 9:07am

Information Awareness Month (IAM) is celebrated in May, as an opportunity to promote the importance of good recordkeeping and information management.

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How to respect privacy when operating drones

April 19, 2018 - 11:11am

Queensland government agencies using drones to record images and audio must comply with the privacy obligations in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). To help you operate drones in a privacy-respectful way, the Office of the Information Commissioner has released a new resource “Top Privacy Tips: Drones”.

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Free event – Launch of Privacy Awareness Week 2018

April 18, 2018 - 4:39pm

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be officially launched by Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Yvette D’Ath on 14 May 2018 at 9am.

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Register now for Digital Self-Defence and Privacy Workshop

April 18, 2018 - 9:52am

As part of Privacy Awareness Week celebrations, the Office of the Information Commissioner will be hosting Digital Self-Defence and Privacy Workshops facilitated by CryptoAustralia .

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