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Privacy Awareness Week 2019

March 20, 2019 - 11:04am

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 12-18 May 2019 and is an opportunity to remind Queenslanders about their privacy rights and responsibilities for protecting and respecting personal information.

This year’s theme is ‘Build privacy into your everyday’, which also underpins the broader focus on issues like biometrics, data, de-identification and re-identification.

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PIA webinar

February 27, 2019 - 11:40am

We are offering a one-hour Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) webinar on Monday, 11 March 2019.

The webinar is designed for agency officers who wish to understand a PIA, explore how it can be used to assess privacy impacts and identify ways in which obligations under the Information Privacy Act can be met.

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Privacy complaint management webinar

February 27, 2019 - 11:28am

We are offering a one-hour Privacy Complaint Management webinar on Thursday, 14 March 2019.

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Audit of information management maturity

February 14, 2019 - 10:22am

Our Information Management report was tabled in Parliament on 14 February 2019. We surveyed departments to find out what level of information management they aim to achieve, and their self‑assessment of their current maturity.

Good information management helps Queensland Government departments exploit fully the value of information and data as a strategic asset, deliver better government, improve service delivery to the community, and meet right to information and privacy obligations.

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Audit of awareness of privacy obligations

February 12, 2019 - 9:40am

On Tuesday, 12 February 2019, we tabled our report in Parliament on how three government agencies educate and train their employees about their privacy obligations.

The public entrusts Queensland government agencies with their personal information in delivering their services to the community. The inadvertent or deliberate disclosure of personal information in carrying out these services can have serious consequences for the individual whose privacy has been breached, the organisation and the employee responsible for the breach.

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