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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.

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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).

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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.

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250th Anniversary of Global Freedom of Information

December 2, 2016 - 9:58am

Today (2 December) marks the 250th anniversary of the passage of the first Freedom of Information legislation...

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Legal Professional Privilege Videos

November 22, 2016 - 2:27pm

As part of OIC's commitment to providing training resources, we have prepared a short, three-part video series on Legal Professional Privilege. This video series is designed for agency officers who make decisions under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act).

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