Media release: Moreton Bay Regional Council’s use of upgraded CCTV cameras with audio recording capability - 8 February 2017

February 8, 2017 - 3:02pm

Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner will be seeking clarification from Moreton Bay Regional Council about their use of CCTV cameras that record audio to determine Council’s compliance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

This follows Councils recent deployment of upgraded CCTV cameras. Council operate a network of 874 CCTV cameras throughout the Moreton Bay Region and over one third now have the capability to play back audio.


Decision writing training video

January 11, 2017 - 10:19am

We have released a short 30 minute introductory training video on decision writing.


Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009

December 14, 2016 - 3:29pm

The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) are an important part of Queensland Government’s integrity framework. The Acts aim to make more Queensland Government information available and ensure protection of an individual’s privacy in the public sector environment.

The purpose of this consultation is to seek feedback on key issues raised by the RTI and IP Acts including whether the Acts are meeting their primary objectives and whether the provisions of the Acts are appropriate.


Avoid Ab-SURD outcomes: Notice of Intention to Refuse to Deal

December 14, 2016 - 9:57am

The Office of the Information Commissioner has updated our guideline on Refusal to Deal - Substantial and Unreasonable Diversion of Resources (SURD).


Follow-up review report - Queensland Universities

December 13, 2016 - 12:57pm

On November 30, we tabled our report in Parliament on our follow-up review into the Queensland Universities’ implementation of recommendations from our 2014-15 Compliance Review Report.