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Streamlined guidelines for access and amendment

August 18, 2014 - 3:00pm

Three of OIC’s guidelines—Processing RTI Applications, Processing IP Access Applications, and Processing IP Amendment Applications—have been significantly overhauled.

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Privacy in the Information Age

July 25, 2014 - 9:41am

It is clear society has well and truly entered the Information Age and the way governments do business is changing as a result. But is privacy becoming a thing of the past?

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New application fee and processing and access charges

July 4, 2014 - 9:52am

New application fee and processing and access charges as of 1 July 2014.

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Changes to the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 and the RTI Act

July 1, 2014 - 3:08pm

The Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 was amended by the Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 and is now called the Crime and Corruption Act 2001. The Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) is now called the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) and the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) has also been amended.

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Five years of right to information and privacy legislation in Queensland

July 1, 2014 - 8:41am

1 July 2014 marks five years since the commencement of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act), including new privacy, assistance and monitoring functions for the Office of the Information Commissioner. The RTI Act and IP Act framework promotes more open, transparent and accountable government, which in turn increases community participation for better informed decision-making.

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