Have your say on briefing Ministers and senior executive about access applications

October 26, 2012 - 1:06pm

We have developed draft model protocols for Queensland Government departments on briefing Ministers and senior executive on right to information (RTI) and information privacy (IP) applications. The goal of draft model protocols is to balance the need to protect the integrity of RTI and IP decisions and individuals’ privacy with the need for appropriate briefing to Ministers and senior executives in a transparent and accountable manner.


Transfer versus transit: Emails and section 33

September 13, 2012 - 11:49am

Section 33 of the Information Privacy Act 2009 sets limits on transferring personal information overseas. But how does it apply to email which may go through a lot of different countries as it makes its way to its destination?


Review of Information Awareness within Government Released

September 11, 2012 - 2:35pm

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner has today released the Results of Desktop Audits 2011–12: Review of publication schemes, disclosure logs and information privacy awareness in departments, local governments, statutory authorities and universities report.


Creating Open Government Conference and Solomon lecture

August 28, 2012 - 12:05pm

The biannual conference, sponsored by the national Association of Information Access Commissioners, Creating Open Government, was hosted by the NSW Information Commissioner in Sydney last week.


OIC Annual Report 2011-2012

August 23, 2012 - 12:08pm

The 2011-2012 Annual Report of the Office of the Information Commissioner has been tabled in Parliament and is now available.