December 13, 2017 - 12:44pm
The passage of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 established a Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in Australia.
December 5, 2017 - 12:38pm
Documents of an Agency and Documents of a Minister has been updated to address private emails, private devices and social media. We have also developed an information sheet which explains the relationship between the RTI and IP Acts and documents available through other means.
November 28, 2017 - 1:37pm
Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen have released the inaugural dashboard of metrics on public use of freedom of information (FOI) access rights.
November 22, 2017 - 8:58am
When agencies are calculating timeframes for the Christmas/New Year period, OIC confirms that only notified public holidays do not count when working out decision due dates.
For the 2017/2018 Christmas/New Year period, the following days are public holidays:
November 15, 2017 - 2:35pm
An emergency event such as a flood or other natural disaster can occur without notice.