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Requesting extra time to make a decision

June 30, 2013 - 8:50am

Both the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) allow agencies to ask an applicant for more time to make decisions, but how should you ask for it?

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OIC submission - Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013

June 24, 2013 - 1:36pm

We have made a submission to the parliamentary inquiry on the Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013.

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How to use our annotated legislation

June 4, 2013 - 1:15pm

Annotations consist of explanatory notes relevant to applying legislation. These notes are not legal opinions, but are designed to make the legislation easier to understand.

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Access Training for Decision Makers

May 6, 2013 - 11:08am

We are offering Access Training for Decision Makers to help agencies comply with the RTI and IP Acts. This training will be held over two days on 18 and 19 June 2013. Nominees will be notified of the outcome of their nomination by Friday 7 June 2013. Note: Agencies include Departments, GOCs, Councils and Universities. Further information and nominate here.

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Privacy and mobile apps

April 30, 2013 - 8:07am

Mobile applications or ‘apps’ are software programs designed to run on a smartphone, tablet computer or other mobile device.  Mobile apps can capture a range of personal information such as location, device or contact information. Queensland Government agencies contemplating developing and deploying apps need to consider their privacy obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2009.
 

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