News

Secure disposal of personal information – responsibility from cradle to grave

February 11, 2020 - 10:02am

With the start of a new year, it is a timely reminder for public sector agencies to review their document destruction policies and processes to ensure they are compliant with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) and the Public Records Act 2002, including Retention and Disposal Schedules.

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Access application handling training

January 28, 2020 - 10:18am

We are offering access application handling training on 26 March 2020 to help government agencies comply with their legislative requirements.

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Safer Internet Day

January 7, 2020 - 7:39am

In 2020 the Office of the Information Commissioner is once again supporting the work of Australia’s eSafety Commissioner and Safer Internet Day, by spreading online safety messages and promoting the positive use of digital technology.

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Closed for the holiday period

December 24, 2019 - 8:04am

The Office of the Information Commissioner will be closed for the holiday period from 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 24th.

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Privacy as a human right - public forum (10 December)

December 9, 2019 - 8:54am

To mark International Human Rights Day, the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner hosted a public forum on privacy as a human right on 10 December. For those unable to attend in person, this event was live streamed on Twitter.

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