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VIDEO: Official Launch of Privacy Awareness Week 2018 available now

June 4, 2018 - 11:37am

The launch of Privacy Awareness Week 2018 is available to watch now.

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QCAT awards financial compensation for breach of privacy

May 28, 2018 - 2:35pm

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) recently published a decision about a privacy complaint that concerned the collection and disclosure of an individual’s medical records by WorkCover in relation to a workers’ compensation claim.

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General Data Protection Regulation live on 25 May

May 25, 2018 - 10:15am

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018.

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Compliance audit report – Ipswich City Council

May 17, 2018 - 10:17am

On Thursday, 17 May 2018, the Chair of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety parliamentary committee tabled our audit report of Ipswich City Council’s compliance with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

We made 12 recommendations.

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Scams Awareness Week 21-25 May

May 16, 2018 - 11:13am

This annual awareness-raising week (21-25 May) is urging all Australians to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams. These scams are common and can often be traumatic for the victim. Typically, these scammers pretend to be from a government agency or well-known company. Their aim is to scare you into handing over your money or personal information and if you don’t, they threaten you with fines, internet disconnection, arrest or even deportation.

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