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Welcome to Privacy Awareness Week 2016

May 9, 2016 - 9:47am

A message from the Privacy Commissioner.

Welcome to Privacy Awareness Week. This annual event presents an opportunity for us to focus the lens on privacy matters. With this year’s theme, ‘Privacy in your hands’, I encourage every public servant to understand the importance of their role when handling personal information and for members of the public to take control by ensuring they understand what they can do to safeguard their personal information.

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Department of Education and Training follow-up review

April 26, 2016 - 2:57pm

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner’s (OIC) follow-up compliance review report regarding the Department of Education and Training (DET) was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, 20 April 2016.

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Rockhampton Regional Council - follow-up review report

March 23, 2016 - 8:23am

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner’s follow-up compliance review report regarding the Rockhampton Regional Council was tabled in Parliament.

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Updated resources: internal review and sufficiency of search

March 22, 2016 - 9:31am

We have updated several guidelines with additional information about internal review rights, sufficiency of search, and refusal of access decisions because documents are nonexistent or unlocatable.

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We can’t all be Twilight Sparkle

March 22, 2016 - 9:24am

Over the last six months, one third of all complaints accepted by our Office concerned an email error that resulted in the inadvertent disclosure of personal information.

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