Open Data Day

February 18, 2021 - 9:01am

The Office of the Information Commissioner will be marking Open Data Day on 6 March 2021.


Not irrelevant - dealing with information under the IP Act

February 9, 2021 - 2:46pm

The Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act) gives individuals the right to apply for access to documents that contain their personal information. Misunderstanding around how to deal with information in documents applied for under the IP Act is a common issue. To assist agencies, we have updated the Which Act applies guideline and the Deleting Irrelevant information guideline and set out some information we hope may be useful.


Workshop: Pick apart a Privacy Impact Assessment

February 3, 2021 - 1:21pm

We are holding a half day hands-on workshop to provide participants the opportunity to evaluate a completed Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and to provide tools and perspectives that will enable anyone who is responsible for completing PIA’s in their agency to improve their skills and achieve better outcomes.



Dates for Privacy Awareness Week announced

January 27, 2021 - 3:04pm

This year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 3-9 May 2021.


Asia-Pacific webinar to celebrate Data Privacy Day

January 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

Data Privacy Day will be held on 28 January and a special Asia-Pacific themed webinar will help celebrate the occasion, as well as the 40th anniversary of data protection Convention 108.