Are you ready! Dealing with personal information in an emergency

January 13, 2016 - 11:51am

Disasters and other emergencies that threaten life, health, safety and/or welfare can occur without notice.


All I want for Christmas is an Information Sheet

December 22, 2015 - 2:15pm

A short, sweet, to the point letter can often be the most effective way to communicate a message. However, the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) requires applicants and third parties to be fully informed of their rights. OIC’s Information Sheets can be included with your correspondence, allowing you to keep your letters short and sweet and your applicants fully informed. Many of them were written specifically to tell applicants and third parties what they need to know about the RTI Act, including:


Reminder: Follow-up report on Camera Surveillance and Privacy

December 15, 2015 - 4:05pm

On Wednesday, 2 December 2015 Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) released a follow-up report on camera surveillance and privacy.


Christmas/New Year closures and calculating business days

December 15, 2015 - 1:26pm

OIC confirms that only notified public holidays do not count when calculating due dates. For the 2015/2016 Christmas/New Year period, the following days are public holidays:


Appointment of Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner

December 11, 2015 - 3:24pm

Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata is pleased to announce that Mr Phillip Green has been appointed to the role of Queensland Privacy Commissioner by the Governor in Council.