General Data Protection Regulation live on 25 May

May 25, 2018 - 10:15am

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018.


Compliance audit report – Ipswich City Council

May 17, 2018 - 10:17am

On Thursday, 17 May 2018, the Chair of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety parliamentary committee tabled our audit report of Ipswich City Council’s compliance with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

We made 12 recommendations.


Scams Awareness Week 21-25 May

May 16, 2018 - 11:13am

This annual awareness-raising week (21-25 May) is urging all Australians to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams. These scams are common and can often be traumatic for the victim. Typically, these scammers pretend to be from a government agency or well-known company. Their aim is to scare you into handing over your money or personal information and if you don’t, they threaten you with fines, internet disconnection, arrest or even deportation.


Information Awareness Month

May 10, 2018 - 9:07am

Information Awareness Month (IAM) is celebrated in May, as an opportunity to promote the importance of good recordkeeping and information management.


How to respect privacy when operating drones

April 19, 2018 - 11:11am

Queensland government agencies using drones to record images and audio must comply with the privacy obligations in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). To help you operate drones in a privacy-respectful way, the Office of the Information Commissioner has released a new resource “Top Privacy Tips: Drones”.