Right to Information Day 2017 – Open and Accountable Government and the media’s role.

September 5, 2017 - 2:24pm

September 28 is Right to Information Day (RTI Day) and we are calling on all public sector agencies to confirm their commitment to improving the community’s access to government-held information.


Audit of privacy and mobile apps

August 22, 2017 - 9:40am

On Tuesday August 22, we tabled our report in Parliament on how three Queensland government agencies meet their obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) when developing and operating mobile apps.


Have your say on the development of uniform metrics on the use of FOI laws in Australia

July 26, 2017 - 1:57pm

In December 2016, the Australian government submitted its first Open Government National Action Plan to the Open Government Partnership (OGP).


New privacy case notes

July 26, 2017 - 1:40pm

Our case notes provide a summary of some of the privacy complaints considered by our Office. They provide guidance on the interpretation of the privacy principles in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) and also illustrate the remedies that can resolve complaints.


New guideline: complaint status and outcomes

July 6, 2017 - 8:18am

OIC, in collaboration with the Queensland Ombudsman, has developed a new guideline to assist agencies to manage the privacy considerations of providing information to a complainant about the status or outcome of their complaint.