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Get ready! Dealing with personal information in an emergency

October 26, 2016 - 7:49am

An emergency event such as a flood or other natural disaster can occur without notice. Sharing information rapidly in these situations can expedite prompt assistance to those in need. But what about the privacy implications?

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Show me the money

October 17, 2016 - 10:28am

One of the key services that our Office provides is the management and mediation of privacy complaints against Queensland government agencies.

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Missed out on this year’s Solomon Lecture?

October 17, 2016 - 10:21am

The 2016 Solomon Lecture presented by Professor Anne Tiernan, Griffith University, is now available online.

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OIC’s 2015-16 Annual Report

September 26, 2016 - 3:50pm

The 2015-16 Office of the Information Commissioner Annual Report was tabled in Parliament today, 26 September 2016. The report outlines performance against key activities and established targets across three service areas. This report illustrates OIC’s commitment to promoting and protecting an individual’s right to access government-held information and to privacy.

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Dealing with requests for information about the NBN

September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

We are aware a number of councils have received correspondence from the National Broadband Network (NBN) which states that information about NBN’s commercial activities are ‘carved-out’ or exempt from the application

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