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Top Ten Privacy Myths - Busted!

February 15, 2013 - 3:30pm

Top Ten Privacy Myths - Busted! is an information sheet providing information on some of the more common myths about the impact of privacy on the operations of government.

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Changes to Disclosure Log rules coming on 22 February

February 15, 2013 - 2:43pm

Amendments to the disclosure log rules in the Right to Information Act 2009 will commence on 22 February 2013. 

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Fast Track Negotiation Skills – Seven Elements Preparation Sheet

February 5, 2013 - 11:48am

The Office of the Information Commissioner regularly delivers a two-day Fast Track Negotiation Skills training course for information rights practitioners. The training recognises that facilitating access to information often involves a series of rapid negotiations with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

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Storm and flood event impacts on RTI Act and IP Act timeframes

February 5, 2013 - 8:15am

The recent storm and flood events in Queensland may have a significant impact on the ability of agencies and applicants to meet the timeframes prescribed under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act) for making decisions, lodging applications for review and handling privacy complaints.

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Clarification: Providing Evidence of Identity electronically

January 11, 2013 - 3:28am

An agency has queried information provided on 8 January about verifying an applicant’s identity electronically. The Electronic Transactions (Queensland) Act 2001 generally supports the electronic provision of documents to facilitate the use of electronic transactions, which effectively removes unnecessary red tape.

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