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Media release: Privacy Awareness Week Official Launch

May 15, 2017 - 12:10pm

Today (15 May), Privacy Awareness Week was officially launched by the Hon Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills, Privacy Commissioner Philip Green and Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata.

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New privacy case notes

May 15, 2017 - 11:25am

Three new case notes have been released as part of our activities during Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), an event held every year to promote and raise awareness of privacy and the importance of protecting personal information.

We have also updated our resource on how to put a price of damage suffered as a result of a privacy breach to include the recent Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal decision, and two cases from the Commonwealth privacy jurisdiction.

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Media release: Strategic Review of the Office of the Information Commissioner

May 12, 2017 - 3:43pm

An independent strategic review of the Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) was conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Strategic Review report of the Office of the Information Commissioner tabled

May 11, 2017 - 2:55pm

The Strategic Review report of the Office of the Information Commissioner was tabled by the Hon Yvette D'Ath, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice in Parliament today.

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Webinar on information sharing

May 8, 2017 - 4:43pm

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is held every year to promote and raise awareness of privacy and the importance of protecting personal information.

PAW 2017 runs from 15 to 21 May and this year’s theme is ‘Care when you share’.

As part of PAW 2017, OIC is hosting a one-hour webinar on sharing personal information and privacy on Wednesday, 17 May 2017.

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