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.
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.
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.
September 1, 2014 - 12:28pm
Privacy complaints are by their nature stressful for both the complainant and the agency. The complainant is often upset about the manner in which their personal information has been handled, and they may feel angry with the agency while the agency is in the position of having its decision, acts or practices questioned.
September 1, 2014 - 12:25pm
Do you work for a local or regional council? Are you responsible for your council’s records management, website or information access areas? If so, here are some helpful tips for ensuring you meet your RTI and IP obligations: