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New quick guide for public servants

September 17, 2014 - 9:50am

OIC has released a Quick guide to help public servants understand their responsibilities when working with the Right to Information Act.

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Queensland government agencies are becoming more open online

September 11, 2014 - 3:27pm

OIC today tabled in Parliament the results of desktop audits of agency websites during 2013-14.

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Consulting with a relevant third party workshop

September 3, 2014 - 2:40pm

OIC's free Consulting with a relevant third party workshop will explore all aspects of conducting a consultation with a relevant third party under section 37 of the RTI Act and section 56 of the IP Act.

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Are you planning to send personal information overseas?

September 1, 2014 - 12:33pm

A recent media article reported that the Department of Defence had terminated the contract of a supplier after it found out the provider was processing and hosting employees’ personal information on servers hosted overseas. This contravened the conditions of the contract between the two parties.

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Some timely reminders

September 1, 2014 - 12:31pm

When asking for an extension of time it is important to request it in business days and not as an extension to a date. This will make calculating the decision’s due date much simpler for the applicant and the agency and means your decision is much less likely to inadvertently go deemed.

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