News

Christmas/New Year closures and calculating business days

December 15, 2015 - 1:26pm

OIC confirms that only notified public holidays do not count when calculating due dates. For the 2015/2016 Christmas/New Year period, the following days are public holidays:

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Appointment of Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner

December 11, 2015 - 3:24pm

Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata is pleased to announce that Mr Phillip Green has been appointed to the role of Queensland Privacy Commissioner by the Governor in Council.

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Camera surveillance and privacy – follow-up review report

December 8, 2015 - 2:52pm

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner’s (OIC) camera surveillance and privacy – follow-up review report was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, 2 December 2015.

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TO TRANSFER, OR NOT TO TRANSFER, THAT IS THE QUESTION

November 9, 2015 - 9:15am

Given the significant number of government agencies in Queensland, it is inevitable that your agency will eventually receive an application for documents that you don’t hold. If another agency holds some or all of those documents, section 38 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) lets you transfer all or part of the application to the other agency.  There are, however, a few simple rules that you must follow.

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2014-15 Annual Report now available

October 19, 2015 - 2:55pm

The Office of the Information Commissioner’s Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 30 September

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