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Finding the Silver Lining: Moving government to the cloud

December 10, 2012 - 11:50am

OIC recently contributed an article for the October issue of the Bulletin of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (Australia and New Zealand) )(iappANZ) which put forward the view that privacy protections were not necessarily compromised through the use of cloud services.

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Negotiation Priority Tool

November 19, 2012 - 3:25pm

The Negotiation Priority Tool forms part of the Office of the Information Commissioner Fast Track Negotiation Skills training package for information rights practitioners.

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Have your say on briefing Ministers and senior executive about access applications

October 26, 2012 - 1:06pm

We have developed draft model protocols for Queensland Government departments on briefing Ministers and senior executive on right to information (RTI) and information privacy (IP) applications. The goal of draft model protocols is to balance the need to protect the integrity of RTI and IP decisions and individuals’ privacy with the need for appropriate briefing to Ministers and senior executives in a transparent and accountable manner.

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Transfer versus transit: Emails and section 33

September 13, 2012 - 11:49am

Section 33 of the Information Privacy Act 2009 sets limits on transferring personal information overseas. But how does it apply to email which may go through a lot of different countries as it makes its way to its destination?

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Review of Information Awareness within Government Released

September 11, 2012 - 2:35pm

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner has today released the Results of Desktop Audits 2011–12: Review of publication schemes, disclosure logs and information privacy awareness in departments, local governments, statutory authorities and universities report.

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