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How privacy principles affect contracted service providers

February 1, 2014 - 10:37am

It is not uncommon for agencies to enter into an agreement with an external service provider to perform a service that falls within the agency’s functions. The service may be provided directly to the agency, such as ICT operations or internal audit, or may be provided to a third party on behalf of the agency, such as the provision of a community health service.

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Process timing tips

February 1, 2014 - 10:35am

Timing under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (RTI Act) can be everything. Decisions must be delivered by the end of the processing period but ‘the processing period’ can vary: third parties are consulted, CENs are issued, and clocks stop and start.

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Review of RTI and IP Acts – OIC submissions

November 19, 2013 - 4:50pm

We recently made two submissions regarding the review of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) and Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) by the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice.

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Follow-up compliance review report

November 19, 2013 - 1:57pm

The Office of the Information Commissioner’s (OIC) follow-up compliance review report regarding Queensland Health and Queensland Police Service was tabled in Parliament today.

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Compliance Review – Department of Education, Training and Employment

November 19, 2013 - 1:56pm

The Office of the Information Commissioner’s (OIC) compliance review report regarding the Department of Education, Training and Employment was tabled in Parliament today.

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