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Webinar: Substantial and unreasonable diversion of resources

April 14, 2020 - 9:14am

We are offering a webinar on refusing to deal with applications on the basis of ‘substantial and unreasonable diversion’ of resources (SURD).

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Looking past the pandemic

April 6, 2020 - 11:08am

The COVID-19 pandemic creates unique challenges for RTI and IP decision makers. Meeting these challenges may mean using the Acts’ tools in ways that have not arisen before. But these challenges won’t last forever. We will get to the other side.

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Applying for documents during Covid-19

March 31, 2020 - 2:27pm

The Office of the Information Commissioner has prepared an information sheet for people making access applications during the current pandemic. It is intended to help manage applicant expectations and mitigate applicant surprise.

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OIC staff are working remotely

March 30, 2020 - 9:33am

Due to the national response to COVID-19, all Office of the Information Commissioner staff will be working remotely from Tuesday, 31 March.

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COVID-19 response from Australian privacy regulators

March 30, 2020 - 9:19am

Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsmen around the country appreciate that individuals, organisations and government are facing significant challenges to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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