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.


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.


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.


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.


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.